Coast Guard stresses cold water, ice safety as dropping temperatures require increased vigilance

Coast Guard stresses cold water, ice safety as dropping temperatures require increased vigilance
CLEVELAND — With colder weather forthcoming, and the accompanying formation of ice to the waterways of the Great Lakes Region, the 9th Coast Guard District reminds people to use extra precautions when planning recreational activities on cold water and frozen ponds, streams, rivers and lakes. As the Guardians of the Great Lakes and the region’s maritime search and rescue professionals, we...