03/11/21: Area Happenings & Accomplishments
March 11, 2021
Stay safe on ice across NWI
The Iowa Department of Natural Resource is reminding everyone to beware of ice conditions and check ice thickness often as temperatures continue to warm.
Ice conditions change constantly and its thickness can vary across the lake. Rocks, trees, docks or other things that poke through the ice will conduct heat and make the ice around it less stable. Trust your instincts – if the ice does not look right, don't go out.
A blanket of snow on top of an ice-covered lake insulates the ice, slowing its growth and hiding potential hazards or...