Coast Guard warns Lake Michigan residents of extremely hazardous ice conditions

Coast Guard warns Lake Michigan residents of extremely hazardous ice conditions
MILWAUKEE — Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan warned Thursday that the arrival of spring and increasingly warmer temperatures will significantly increase the possibility of weakened ice throughout the area. Warmer temperatures present the possibility of extremely hazardous ice conditions throughout Lake Michigan, including Green Bay, Sturgeon Bay, Lake Winnebago, and other surrounding bodies of water...

Coast Guard warns of unsafe ice conditions due to unusually warm temperatures

BAYFIELD, Wis. — The U.S. Coast Guard is issuing a warning Thursday that the unusually warm temperatures observed this year have greatly increased the possibility of weakened ice. “Due to the unseasonably warm temperatures, the ice conditions on Lake Superior are deteriorating quickly and are inherently unsafe,” said Chief Petty Officer James Robertson, officer-in-charge of Coast Guard...