Ice testing at Charlie Lake successful - still too thin for vehicles

Tests confirm that Charlie Lake's ice is too thin for truck traffic.

"Each year, when Charlie Lake freezes - it changes. The lake water cools and the average energy of the molecules decreases.," says Dawson Creek Mirror weather expert Sky Hammer.

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"When enough heat is removed, this forces attractive forces to draw the molecules together - freezing them solid." 

However this does not mean trucks can drive on Charlie Lake yet.

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