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Lake Pepin Ice Measurements


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District survey team has released it’s weekly ice thickness measurements on Lake Pepin.


As of Tuesday, the thickest ice is 22 inches at river mile 773, near Lake City.


The river ice was measured 19-21 inches between miles 766-772.


The thinnest ice, 7 to 8, was measured between river miles 778 and 780.


The next ice measurement will be Monday, March 6th.


The Corps takes ice measurements on Lake Pepin annually to forecast the navigational outlook.

The Motor Vessel W. Red Harris was the first tow to pass through Lake Pepin last year and arrived in St. Paul on March 21st.

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