Unusually cool summer caused turnover in some area lakes
Have you noticed that the shallow areas of lakes (20 ft deep or less) look murkier and/or greener this week compared to the past couple weeks? The nighttime temperatures in the low 50s last weekend combined with 30+ mph winds caused many of the small, shallow area lakes to turnover. This turnover is earlier than normal. Today I'll explain how and why our lakes behaved a bit differently this year.