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Warming winters: How climate change is affecting southeast Wisconsin

On Dec 16, 2020
@YaleClimateComm shared
Over the last 50 years, winter temperatures in Milwaukee have increased more than 4°F, while ice cover of the Great Lakes has decreased over 60%. Scientists predict more winter rain and less #LakeEffect snow in the region as warming continues: https://t.co/RFczxX8rmv via @tmj4 https://t.co/SQpfCTsd4k
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Data shows the rate of climate change is significant around the Great Lakes and Northeastern U.S.

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On Dec 16, 2020
@YaleClimateComm shared
Over the last 50 years, winter temperatures in Milwaukee have increased more than 4°F, while ice cover of the Great Lakes has decreased over 60%. Scientists predict more winter rain and less #LakeEffect snow in the region as warming continues: https://t.co/RFczxX8rmv via @tmj4 https://t.co/SQpfCTsd4k
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Warming winters: How climate change is affecting southeast Wisconsin

Warming winters: How climate change is affecting southeast Wisconsin

Data shows the rate of climate change is significant around the Great Lakes and Northeastern U.S.

Great Lakes

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The preceding text is excerpted and abridged from the Synthesis of the Third National Climate Assessment for the Great Lakes Region, the Climate Science Special Report: Fourth National ...

Great Lakes feeling the burn from climate change

Great Lakes feeling the burn from climate change

The Great Lakes region is warming faster than the rest of the U.S., a trend likely to bring more extreme storms while also degrading water quality, worsening erosion and posing tougher ...

An Arctic blast is bringing a week of below-freezing temperatures to parts of the eastern United States

An Arctic blast is bringing a week of below-freezing temperatures to parts of the eastern United States

Winter is coming to the East Coast for the next week. The next five to seven days are going to bring unseasonably cold temperatures to the eastern two-thirds of the US, CNN meteorologist ...

Wisconsin tourism is being transformed by its grape growers

Wisconsin tourism is being transformed by its grape growers

Wisconsin might be best known for its beer offerings, but the state's wineries are drawing tourists from across the Upper Midwest.

The Great Lakes are higher than they’ve ever been, and we’re not sure what will happen next

The Great Lakes are higher than they’ve ever been, and we’re not sure what will happen next

A single road near Lake Superior connects Michigan’s Keweenaw Bay Indian Community to the rest of the state. During major rains, debris like rocks and wood litter the route and cut off ...

Climate change is driving rapid shifts between high and low water levels on the Great Lakes

Climate change is driving rapid shifts between high and low water levels on the Great Lakes

Over the past 20 years, Great Lakes water levels have gone from sustained multiyear lows to multiyear highs. Climate change is accelerating the transition between dry phases and wet phases.

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota to Bayfield, Wisconsin

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota to Bayfield, Wisconsin

Length of leg: 147 miles | Total distance travelled: 147 miles Head to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul in Minnesota for a couple of days, exploring the Wisconsin Dells and the ...

Why this 2010 approval of a multi-million gallon Great Lakes water diversion is drawing new scrutiny

Why this 2010 approval of a multi-million gallon Great Lakes water diversion is drawing new scrutiny

When Peter Annin , director of the Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation at Northland College, was completing research for an updated version of his book

Climate Change Predicted to Cause Flooding, Pollution in Great Lakes

Climate Change Predicted to Cause Flooding, Pollution in Great Lakes

CLEVELAND — Bigger, more frequent storms. More floods. Many millions in financial losses. Massive environmental shifts. Climate change already is causing these issues in the...

A terrific book on Great Lakes water conflicts gets a timely, thorough update

A terrific book on Great Lakes water conflicts gets a timely, thorough update

Much has happened in the first decade of an eight-state compact, but coy grabs and secretive practices haven't ceased.

Great Lakes Levels Are Rising—a Sign of Things to Come?

Great Lakes Levels Are Rising—a Sign of Things to Come?

Stronger storms and harsher cold snaps could mean more dramatic ups and downs for lake levels in the future.

Summer on the Swollen Great Lakes

Summer on the Swollen Great Lakes

The lakes rose this year to levels not seen in decades. A 1,234-mile drive around one of them revealed what all that water has left behind — vanishing beaches, closed roads, new islands.