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Event: Ice-Out
Date of Sighting: 04/12/2014 Latitude: 43.1312 Longitude: -93.4238
Town: Clear Lake State/Province: IA Country:

Clear Lake near Mason City, Iowa

" It must be spring in North Iowa.

Officials at the Clear Lake water plant report the lake was officially declared as iced-out on Saturday, April 12.

The lake is said to be iced-out when a boat can run along the entire shoreline of the lake.

The city has tracked the ice-in and ice-out dates since 1936. The lake was reported as iced-in on Nov. 25, 2013.

The earliest ice-out date was recorded on March 5, 1931. The latest ice-out was April 28, 1951."

Read the article and thanks to the Globe Gazette of Mason City, Iowa.

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