Coast Guard warns of unsafe ice on Lake SuperiorThe U.S. Coast Guard Station Duluth warned the public of unsafe ice Sunday.
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
The U.S. Coast Guard Station Duluth warned the public of unsafe ice Sunday.
“Ice conditions are deteriorating rapidly. Major wet cracks and ice breaks have been recognized the last few days,” Boatswains Mate Third Class Matthew Murphy said. “With forecasted temps climbing to the high 30s, this will only accelerate weakening ice.”
Warm weather and shifting winds have combined to create extremely hazardous ice on the St. Louis River, according to the Coast Guard.
Authorities advise people venturing onto the ice to be prepared and remember three pointers: