Boundary Waters Ice Out Conditions:
The latest from the Forest Service:
Today’s Safety Message:
• Grasses are dry and cured. We’ve had a few small fires. Keep fires small and stay nearby.
• Winds will be from the south at 5 to 15 mph but with gusts up to 30 mph. Wear PFDs.
FS Pilot report—this information is from a flight late Sunday afternoon. There is a flight up now so more
information will be sent later:
Jackfish- 40% open
Nina Moose- open
Upper & Lower Pauness- open
Bald Eagle- 60% open
Gabbro- 75% open
Clearwater- frozen, but open around edges
Turtle- 25% open
Lakes 1,2,3 open
Moose Lake: southwestern third is open; northeastern portion frozen but dark ice.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Ice Out Conditions May 13, 2013
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