Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Lake Michigan offers magnificent views all year, and many photographers — professional and amateur alike — offer glimpses of the beautiful water.
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Sunday, October 28, 2012
While the East Coast will get the brunt of the huge storm, the weather system also is prompting a gale warning on Lake Michigan in southeastern Wisconsin, with wind gusts on land expected to be up to 40 mph.
As Hurricane Sandy makes its way across the east coast on Monday, National Weather Service officials say residents of the Midwest should be prepared for continually growing winds and high waves on Lake Michigan. A small craft advisory is in effect through Monday evening, with wind gusts expected to be between 25 and 38 mph on the lake, according to NWS Meteorologist Morgan Brooks. A gale warning takes effect Monday night and will last through Tuesday night, with winds between 39 and 54 mph over the lake. "Basically, as Sandy moves closer to the shore and makes landfall it's going to ... affect us," she said. "Already you can see it a bit over Lake Michigan. The winds are expected to increase as Sandy moves." Waves are expected to get to 4 …
Monday, September 26, 2011
Ozaukee County Sheriff's Department released audio of the phone call from the Port resident concerned about a man under the lighthouse.
Two men in their twenties were rescued Monday morning after being trapped on the breakwall and underneathe the Port Washington lighthouse on Lake Michigan, Port Washington Fire Chief Mark Mitchell said. The men walked onto the breakwall at about 4:30 a.m. and were rescued at about 10:30 a.m. The two men were taken away in an ambulance. Mitchell said the two suffered trauma to various parts of their bodies, such as scrapes, bruises and cuts, but no obvious fractures. They were also both hypothermic. A story on Patch details the incident, and this photo gallery offers a closer look at the rescue. Becca Mulenburg, a Port Washington resident who works from home, made the call to the dispatch center at about 8:30 a.m. that lead to the rescue …