Coast Guard warns northern Lake Michigan residents of unstable ice after 5 people rescued out of icy water

Coast Guard warns northern Lake Michigan residents of unstable ice after 5 people rescued out of icy water
CLEVELAND — Five people were rescued by the Door County, Wis., Sheriff’s Department out of the icy waters near Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Thursday afternoon, and the Coast Guard is warning people that warming temperatures are creating ice conditions that are increasingly dangerous. The five people were rescued after they unexpectedly fell through the ice about 300 yards off the shore. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard warns increasing temperatures, rain may lead to hazardous ice conditions

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Office Lauren JorgensenBUFFALO, N.Y. – The U.S. Coast Guard advises all Great Lakes citizens and visitors who recreate on the ice to be aware of possible unstable ice due to warming temperatures this weekend. “Any persons on the ice should be aware of the potential hazardous conditions,” said Senior Chief Petty Officer Matthew Clark of the Coast Guard...