The ice on Alaska's Tanana River is now 42.7 inches thick, according to measurements made for the Nenana Ice Classic.
The ice is beginning to thin, as is normal at this time of year. If ice thickness at this stage is a key measure, it is looking like a fairly average year, with similar ice thicknesses recorded at the same stage during years when the ice broke up around 5-8 May.
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