The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Another warm weather record falls in Ironwood

 

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

THE REMAINING shore ice along Lake Superior at Saxon Harbor breaks up over the weekend as temperatures hit the 50s.

By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - The small parking lot at Oman's Creek at Little Girl's Point was full around 4:30 p.m. Saturday as area residents basked in the warmth of a February thaw.

People combed the beach on a sunny day - some standing tall on the shore ice - as away from land, Lake Superior was mostly ice-free.

Kayakers paddled the calm lake, viewing the ice formations along the shoreline.

Deer grazed among bare patches of brown ground as most of the snow vanished with temperatures in the 50s.

Summer residents of the Point returned for the weekend to enjoy the...



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