Lake Mendota’s Spring Thaw Ties for 2nd Earliest on Record

Yesterday morning I brought breakfast to my daughters at our dining room table, glanced out the window and did a double take. The waters of Lake Monona were a churning mass of brownish bluish green. What had only the night Read More …

When Will Our Lakes Freeze? Time for Annual CFL “Ice On” Challenge

The forecast calls for highs in the 50s (Fahrenheit) tomorrow and the ten-day outlook shows a whole bunch of temps above freezing, which means it’s the time of year when we try to do the impossible at the CFL – Read More …