Argyle Lake Park's Ice Age

A record-cold temperature and a dangerous wind chill left Argyle Lake Park deserted and frozen on Tuesday morning.

A record-cold temperature and a dangerous wind chill left Argyle Lake Park deserted on Tuesday morning.

At 9 a.m., the temperature fell to 5 degrees, with a wind chill of -17. That's right, -17.

As for the iconic lake in the middle of the village: It's frozen, and is expected to remain that way for the next few days, as temperatures aren't expected to climb above freezing until Thursday.

For now, stay indoors and enjoy the photos we took before frantically racing back to the car. And if you must go outside, here is a Patch list of safety tips. 

Jay Rettaliata January 09, 2014 at 12:25 AM
50 years ago, we were skating and playing hockey on Argyle Lake all the time - not staying home as suggested in this article.


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