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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 ...
The U.S. Coast Guard says five vessels have been stranded by ice in the straits of Mackinac between Michigan's Upper and Lower peninsulas. 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 ...
And the damage could stay with us for decades, both in Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, which is on the other side of the straits of Mackinac. Last week, U.S. Rep. Mike Bishop, R-Mich., proposed a bill that would mandate frequent reports on the condition of pipelines in and around The Great Lakes, saying ...
The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal conservation is looking for about twenty volunteers to be Coast Watchers along the Lake shoreline. Coastal Stewardship Coordinator Hannah Cann says they're looking for volunteers from Manitoulin Island to Port Franks and volunteers can be any age, and with or ...
"Meaghan will be an excellent addition to our sea Grant team," said Dr. Heather Triezenberg, program coordinator. "We're excited that she will continue the work we've been doing in that region to address Great Lakes, Lake Huron and Saginaw Bay issues." Michigan Sea Grant helps to foster economic ...
The Goderich-based Lake Huron Centre for Coastal conservation is looking to double the number of coast watchers volunteering this year with its "citizen science" monitoring program, particularly in the Sarnia and Grand Bend areas, said Hannah Cann, coastal stewardship coordinator with the centre.
Several Midwestern Ontario residents saw a bright flash of light Tuesday evening out over Lake Huron. The object was also seen in many parts of Michigan, and is reported to have been quite loud. Postings online indicate the point of impact was near metro Detroit. Some people reported their windows ...
"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 said the St. Clair River Flats, a delta that's home to an estimated 145 to 400 pairs of terns, faces intense ...
More than 20 volunteers are needed to keep an eye on the Lake Huron shoreline this year. The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal conservation is appealing for help in their Coast Watchers Volunteer Monitoring Program. Coastal Stewardship Coordinator Hannah Cann says helpers will be asked to record ...
We can even get lake effect snow from the other Great Lakes, that aren't frozen, like Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, too. Obviously, a quick warming trend, like the one we will see this weekend, could break up the ice a bit and lower our percentage. But as of now, more ice on the lake means less snow for ...
Rising water levels in Lake Michigan and Lake Huron are keeping shoreline stabilization, dock and hoist companies in Michigan busy. The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports that the Army Corps of Engineers says water levels for the two lakes averaged 580 feet in December, nearly two feet higher than ...
A few hit/miss snow showers remain in the realm of possibilities near Lake Huron with minimal additional accumulation. On the Lake Michigan side of things, there will be a band of lake effect snow out over the lake but with a north wind most if not all of that should remain just offshore. Tuesday will be the coldest day of the ...
Low pressure will track from near La Crosse, Wisconsin Monday morning to near Milwaukee by the end of the the day and then to the east of Lake Huron by Tuesday. For you and I, that sets up light snow with nothing very heavy but leading to some slick roads through Monday night. For a change, with more of an east ...
Salt Lake City (AP) -- Authorities in northwestern Utah say they've found an object in the Great Salt Lake that could be a small plane that's been missing since late last month. A Cessna with two people aboard didn't return to the Ogden airport after a short sightseeing trip on Dec. 29. Salt Lake City TV ...
In mid-December, it kicked off Operation Taconite, the country's largest domestic icebreaking operation. This means each time one of the big freighters grinds to a halt against the ice in Lake Superior, Lake Huron or others, a Coast Guard cutter motors toward it to break up the ice and create a path to get the ...
PM, Lake Huron at 30.7%, Lake Erie at 39.5%, Lake Ontario at 15.9% and Lake Superior at 7.7% (a lower figure because the lake is much deeper than the other Great Lakes (the deeper the lake, the longer it will take to freeze over in winter). Lake St. Clair is 99% frozen over as the Coast Guard tries to keep ...
Arctic air passing over The Great Lakes will produce local snowfall, which will be heavy at times, through the regions east of Lake Superior and Lake Huron. The heaviest lake effect snow will be off Lake Huron, where there could be more than 20 cm through Tuesday. The heaviest amounts elsewhere, which ...
Several intervals of wind chill readings reaching -15 F or colder are expected. Wind chill advisories will likely be issued. There is the potential for periodic heavier lake effect snow bands through the evening hours, according to the National Weather Service. A cold northerly flow off Lake Huron will maintain ...
He's caught waves on Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, and even Teal Lake - a 460-acre expanse in the Upper Peninsula's Negaunee. With a stiff wind, Schetter laughs about how you can have a good surf even there. So if you see Surfer Dan, ask him about Teal Lake or another one of his adventures.
Rick Snyder put the city on water from the Flint River in 2014 while a pipeline was being built to Lake Huron. The corrosive water was not properly treated due to an incorrect reading of federal regulations by state regulators, and lead leached from old plumbing into homes and led to elevated levels of the ...
Real-time monitoring of the Lake Huron-to-Lake Erie water corridor will make a return, after Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday signed a $375,000 supplemental appropriation to revitalize the monitoring network. The water corridor -- Lake Huron, the St. Clair River, Lake St. Clair, the Detroit River and western ...
On December 17, 2017 Lake Huron had 10.9 percent of its water covered with ice. Last year at this time Lake Huron only had four percent ice cover. Great Lakes ice will continue to grow faster than normal in the next two weeks. Temperatures are expected to average well below normal, helping the ice grow ...
Location: Bruce "B" Nuclear Generating Station power plant on Lake Huron, near Tiverton, Ontario. Description of Offence: A worker suffered critical injuries while performing maintenance on a generator at the power plant. Date of Offence: February 1, 2016. Date of Conviction: December 6, 2017.
Just say no to a nuclear waste dump anywhere near The Great Lakes. Especially the one proposed for the shores of Lake Huron in Kincardine, Ontario, Canada, about 110 miles uplake from Port Huron. That's the message delivered by more than 100 mayors, township supervisors and other elected officials ...
Tom Koehler has done the Port Huron Kiwanis Polar Bear Plunge three times now. "It wasn't too bad," he said, after emerging from the 45-degree waters of Lake Huron. His son, Gavin, was the sensible one in the family -- dad couldn't talk the 7-year-old into making the plunge. Hundreds of people ...
Here's the breakdown of each of The Great Lakes in ice coverage this year (along with Lake St. Clair), compared to 2017 on the same date: Lake Superior: 55.63% ice coverage (On this day in 2017: 6.97%). Lake Michigan: 38.97% (On this day in 2017: 17.29%). Lake Huron: 63.73% (On this day in 2017: ...
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 ...
Lake Huron is at 34.7 percent concentration Monday, but slipped below 30 percent because of the warm up this week, according to The Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. However, it was 38.77 percent, Jan. 6. It was at about 17 percent a year ago at this time. HERE IS a satellite view of Lake ...
Operation Coal Shovel encompasses not only Lake Erie, but also supports waterways in southern Lake Huron, Lake St. Clair, the St. Clair/Detroit River system, Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence Seaway and is coordinated out of Coast Guard Sector Detroit. The John J. Boland first became stuck in ice in ...
On Wednesday, Lake Huron was 33.5 percent ice-covered, Lake Erie was 46.8 percent ice-covered and Lake St. Clair was 98.6 percent ice-covered, according to statistics from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor.


 

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