Slightly Warmer Temps Keep Ice Thin 

While the temperatures are cold, that doesn’t always mean ice. The Maine Warden Service is urging folks not to venture out onto any ice that may be covering waterways.They say lakes and ponds may appear frozen in parts but safe ice conditions cannot be assumed even with the recent below zero temperatures.Any snow covering thin layers of ice acts as an insulation and slows the freezing process.They want people to remember to always check the thickness of the ice.And use common sense when around waterways that are covered with ice.