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The weather service also has issued a gale warning for Lake Huron, Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie. The warning will be in effect from midday through early Sunday morning. Wind gusts of 50 knots per hour are expected on the northern half of Lake Huron; wind gusts of 40 to 45 knots are expected on ...
The National Weather Service has issued a gale watch starting Saturday afternoon into Saturday night. Wind speeds in lower Lake Huron could be 30 to 35 knots with gusts to 50 knots (57.5 mph). The wind will be out of the northwest. Wave heights could be as high as 12 feet in the middle of the lake ...

The lake freighter Thunder Bay passes under the Blue Water Bridge and into Lake Huron. Bob Gross, Times Herald. 636580134652265827-ships11.jpg Buy Photo. Ken Bailey takes a photo of the Hon. James L. Oberstar near the Blue Water Bridge on Friday. (Photo: Bob Gross, Times Herald)Buy Photo.
The Flint water crisis began when the city's water supply was contaminated with lead in April 2014, when a state-appointed emergency manager switched the source of the city's drinking water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River. When the move was made, the Michigan Department of Environmental ... Michigan
This Michigan real estate listing is dream material for anyone who's ever wished for an escape with tons of solitude -- along with a pair of postcard-perfect vintage log cabins *and* views of both the sunrise and the sunset, every day. That's what's up for grabs in this listing for Howard Island, a two-acre ... Michigan

An island on Lake Huron in Chippewa County has hit the market for $495,000. Here's more info from the listing: This gem, lying north of Drummond Island in Potaganissing Bay, packs a lot of bang in a small package! This is a high wooded island with deep water off the shore, protected harbor for the ... Michigan
Outside of some lake induced clouds off of Lake Huron in the morning (a northeast flow lingers), Sunday will be full of sunshine. Temperatures will range from the lower 30s across the E. Upper and Lake Huron shoreline as winds gradually from the northeast to the east. Areas along and west of I-75 in the N. Lower will climb ... Michigan
See how much more you'll pay. Seeing the mountains, water or city lights comes with a price, but you can figure out if you're getting a good deal for that view. The view of Lake Huron from a 1,800-square-foot home in Port Austin, Mich. Photo Credit: AP/Jessica J. Trevino. Updated March 23, 2018 2:58 PM. Michigan
An Atlantic salmon program supported by Lake Superior State University and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division shows expanding promise for Lake Huron anglers. Concerns remain over issue of aquatic invasive species, and communities have questions about the future of ... Michigan
Crowds near the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan have gotten a rare glimpse at a beautiful phenomenon. In Straits of Mackinac, which connects Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, huge chunks of blue ice have appeared, bringing photographers and visitors to the scene, as Cheryl Santa Maria reports for ...
Here's the MODIS Lake Huron picture. There's snow on the ground in SE Michigan and NW Lower Michigan. The ice in Lake Erie has blown to the east side of the lake with the prevailing WNW wind. Here's the view of the entire Great Lakes. High pressure is bringing clear to partly cloudy conditions to the ...
“Lake Huron Foundation is honored and truly appreciative of Suzanne's Fashions for its continued commitment the People's Clinic,” facility ... Tickets cost $25 and can be purchased at Suzanne's Fashions, located at 325 Huron Ave. in Port Huron, and Lake Huron Medical Center, located at 2601 Electric ...
The situation has historians scrambling to document important ships before too much harm befalls them. Now That's Cool. On Lake Huron, there's a Canadian landmass called Manitoulin Island. With an area of 1,067 square miles (2,765 square kilometers), it's the largest island in the world that resides in a ...
On Sunday, people near The Mackinac Bridge — which straddles Lake Michigan to the West and Lake Huron to the East — noticed huge blue hunks of frozen lake water coming ashore. It's a rare sight to see this kind of brightly colored ice in the state. Blue ice is usually seen in permanently chilly spots like Antarctica and ...
The ice on portions of Michigan's Great Lakes has turned blue, but don't worry, there's a perfectly good reason why. The phenomenon is common on glaciers, but not so much on large swathes of lake ice. It's happening where Lake Michigan meets Lake Huron, at a place called the Straits of Mackinac.
"Every year it comes up, but it doesn't crash into the shore the way it seems to have this year," Tori Burley, a photographer who lives in nearby Mackinaw City and grew up in the region, told Newsweek. Mackinac Bridge crosses the Straits of Mackinac, which joins Lake Michigan on the west with Lake Huron ...

AU GRES, MI -- Low levels of toxic flourochemicals have been verified in a seven-county Lake Huron bulk drinking water supply system that serves more than 260,000 people in Midland, Saginaw, Bay City and dozens of other Michigan communities. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality ...
More than two thirds of the Great Lakes total area is covered in ice, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Labratory posted a map online Tuesday morning that shows 69.1% of the Great Lakes covered in ice. That's only the second ...
There are large variations in the ice thickness, depending on the region. But the thickest ice - approaching 24 inches - is typically found in spots like the Straits of Mackinac where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron meet, Saginaw Bay, Green Bay, Whitefish Bay and the St. Marys River, according to the National ...
Winds out of the north and northeast pushed the ice that had massed on the Canadian side of Lake Huron around the corner and into the river. A northeast wind on Tuesday pushed the ice against the river's Michigan shoreline. "The wind will continue being gusty out of the northeast through tonight, and the ...
Jake was rescued by law enforcement from Lake Huron (Photo courtesy of Sunrise Veterinary Services). AA. ALPENA COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Alpena law enforcement saved a dog from the freezing water of Lake Huron. The Alpena County Central Dispatch got a call around 5:45 p.m. Monday ...
The property, on Lake Huron, has been listed for about 18 months, and late last fall, its price was decreased by $55,000, said Kuusinen of Drummond Island Realty. The island is part of Chippewa County, and it includes police and fire services. Most people don't live on the islands in winter. ...
Here's the MODIS Lake Michigan and Lake Huron Satellite pictures from this (Tues.) PM. Lake Michigan/Huron (one lake for lake-level purposes) is up 1″ in the last month, up a whopping 11″ year-to-year and is now 19″ above the February average. The wind has blown much of Lake Erie's ice to the est ...
At the very northern tip of Michigan, where Mackinac Bridge stretches across to the Upper Peninsula, one of winter's most beautiful phenomena is drawing crowds of photographers. Over the weekend, enormous amounts of stunningly blue ice formed and washed up on shore. The area usually sees a little ...
This natural phenomenon gets epic attention. When a calming blue hue appears on ice — now occurring in the Straits of Mackinac in Michigan — residents look on in awe and photographers get to work. "The blue ice is incredible. When it shows up, it's like these mountains of ice just appear on the shores ...
In fact, on that date, the agency reported that Lake Erie was about 91 percent frozen over, Lake Michigan was at 51 percent, Lake Huron was at about 81 percent, Lake Ontario was at 15 percent, Lake Superior was at 77 percent and Lake St. Clair was nearly 94 percent covered. Indeed, even as of Saturday, ...
Here's the Lake Huron MODIS satellite pic. Huron has a 30.6% ice cover. Lake Erie was up to 95.0% ice cover on Feb. 9-10 and is now back down to 49.3%. Lake Ontario has only a 7.3% ice cover, down from a peak of 25.9% on Jan. 17. You can see the open water of the deep Finger Lakes, which seldom ...
Lake Huron showed a coregonid rebound during 2008-2012. Predation does not appear to be the primary driver of bloater dynamics during 1978-2016. Some fishery biologists believe predation on bloaters by salmon and trout is more important nowadays than during the 1980s and 1990s, but most of the ...
Workers were stationed at both ends of the 5-mile (8-kilometer) bridge between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron to provide instructions to travelers. As much as 4 inches (10 centimeters) of rain fell overnight Monday into Tuesday in the Chicago area, and more rain was falling Tuesday afternoon. The heavy ...
Why didn't someone think of this sooner? Port Huron firefighters spent part of Monday on the bottom of the pool at the YMCA of the Blue Water Area. They were learning to use their new underwater breathing apparatus. The equipment, essentially a compact and simple SCUBA rig, will give firefighters the ...
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has released a tentative plan to manage crowds at the popular and overused Hanging Lake Trail area in Glenwood Canyon. The Post Independent reported Tuesday that the plan is still subject to a formal objection process. It comes after an ...
A solitary bloody red shrimp was found in the Twin Ports Harbor, raising fears that the light-hating, zooplankton-eating invasive critters have found their way to Lake Superior. If it does represent the beginning of an invasion, it would be the first in many years for Lake Superior. But the tiny shrimp may have ...
Barnhart said when conditions permit safe ice fishing, the trip to Saginaw Bay also can carry a bonus for ice fishermen, since Lake Huron has great yellow perch fishing, and it is not uncommon to catch a whitefish or a lake trout through the ice. “Let's face it, over the last month if you wanted to go ice fishing ...
Lake Ogawara is covered with snow, front in Tohoku, Aomori prefecture, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The U.S. Air Force said in a statement that an F-16 jet assigned to the Misawa Air Base, seen in rear, dumped two ... more. Photo: Shin Kigeuchi, AP. Image 2 of 2. This Aug. 15, 2017 photo shows a U.S. F-16 ...
Several DNR Fisheries Management Units (Northern Lake Michigan, Lake Erie and Southern Lake Huron) also stocked fall fingerling walleye in 2017. The Northern Lake Michigan Management Unit stocked 2,929 Bay De Noc strain fall fingerling walleye weighing 232 pounds, while the Lake Erie and ...
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says over two-thirds of the Great Lakes are covered in ice. Half of Lake Michigan is covered. There's ice on 80 percent of Lake Huron, Superior has 77 percent coverage, Lake Erie is almost entirely covered in ice at 91 percent. There's not much ice on ...
On Sunday, Batchelder added, a number of visitors are planning to convene at the Mackinac Grill in St. Ignace before noon to embark on a run from St. Ignace to Mackinac Island over the ice atop this section of Lake Huron. Batchelder was quick to add more information about this ride would be forthcoming ...
“Michigan's Thumb Area, Bad Axe and Port Austin, known for its breath-taking sunrises, miles of pristine beaches located on Lake Huron of the Great Lakes, is rolling out the welcome wagon to industries dependent on water, with more than 1/2 billion gallons of high quality H2O currently being pumped out ...
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says over two-thirds of the Great Lakes are covered in ice. Half of Lake Michigan is covered. There's ice on 80 percent of Lake Huron, Superior has 77 percent coverage, Lake Erie is almost entirely covered in ice at 91 percent. There's not much ice on ...
More than two thirds of the Great Lakes total area is covered in ice, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Labratory posted a map online Tuesday morning that shows 69.1% of the Great Lakes covered in ice. That's only the second ...
The clear skies over Michigan today gave us a great look at growing ice on the Great Lakes and the fresh snow over our land. Great Lakes ice cover percentage has expanded to 69 percent. The ice cover is growing rapidly and very close to doubling in percentage in just the last eight days. Click on the ...
This Saturday, Feb. 10, 2017 photo, an airplane sits in on an ic-covered Clear Lake after making an emergency landing in Clear Lake, Iowa. No injuries were reported, and the plane did not appear significantly damaged. Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's deputy Jeff Bryant says the plane was gone by the time ...
The show will be at the River Street Marina on the Black River, just a short cruise from Lake Huron. Walker expects up to 200 boats. "They'll be coming from all over Canada and the U.S.," he said. "This show is a big deal to boat-restoration guys." He's one of them, having bought his first boat in 1975 and ...
Lake Superior and Lake Huron were nearly frozen over. What about Lake Ontario? Interestingly, according to a 2014 article in The Toronto Star, the lake was only about 41 percent frozen at that time. The lake is slow to freeze, according to the article, because it is the second deepest (Lake Superior is the ...
The arrival of zebra and quagga mussels led to the collapse of alewives and king salmon in Lake Huron in the early 2000s. Scientists say the crash in alewives stemmed from less food availability and more predation by the king salmon, which was stocked bythe Michigan Department of Natural Resources ...
The statement also states the "St. Clair River does not shut down in January as stated in media reports. The Welland Canal and the Soo Locks are closed, but shipping continues throughout the winter months from Lake Huron to Lake Erie." Contact Bob Gross at (810) 989-6263 or rgross@gannett.com.
The Coast Guard says Friday it's sending the cutter Biscayne Bay to assist the vessels on the waterway that connects Lake Michigan and Lake Huron in the Great Lakes. The cutter on Thursday worked to clear ice in the St. Marys River near Sault Ste. Marie so that the Sugar Island ferry would be able to ...
BANGALORE, India (AP) — Thousands of Indian troops battled for hours a huge fire emanating from a highly polluted lake, causing panic among thousands of people in the southern city of Bangalore, the army said Saturday. Nearly 5,000 soldiers swung into action on Friday after the fire threatened a ...
(The black tern is listed as endangered in Wisconsin.) "Colonies on Lake Michigan and Lake St. Clair were more likely to be abandoned than colonies on Lake Huron, including St. Marys River, or Lake Ontario," according to the study. For example, the study found the St. Clair River Flats, a delta that's home ...


 

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