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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety
The UW Lifesaving Station on Lake Mendota is a lake rescue and safety operation serving boaters and swimmers of the UW-Madison and greater Madison community.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety 59m
Current Conditions: Green/Yellow Winds Light and Variable, Air 86F, Heat index 103 Water 81.5 F. Forecast: Excessive Heat Warning. Hot and humid. Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s. Winds SW 5-10 mph. Heat index readings 105 to 110. Stay Hydrated! Hoofers/OUW Return by 8:15pm.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety 7h
Lake Rescue Safety is without power at this time and expect delayed operational opening due to MG&E fire nearby. Check back here for updates.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety 23h
Flag Change: Green/Yellow. Wind SSW 12-18mph. Heat advisory also in effect. Stay hydrated and stay cool!
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 18
Flag Change: Blue/Yellow. Winds SSE 20-25mph.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 18
Current Conditions: Red Flag, Winds SSE 15-20 MPH, Air 70F, Water 80F. Forecast: Warm and humid, with 50% chance of scattered thunderstorms, High 90F. Winds SW 10-15 MPH, gusts at 30 MPH. Hoofers/OUW Return by 8:15pm.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 17
Flag change to green/yellow. A few small cells developing in the area.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 17
Come on down! Bring your life jacket & sunscreen✅ Forecast: mix of clouds & sun, 20% chance Showers/T Storm later, Winds SE 5-10 MPH High 90F Hoofers/OUW Return by 8:15. Current Conditions: Green Flag
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 16
Current: Green Flag, 75F, Wind WSW 6, Water 79F, Forecast: Partly Cldy, Wind SW 5-10, Air 88F, Hoofers, Outdoor UW rentals Return by 8:15 pm
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 15
Flag change to blue. Winds gusting from SW 17-23 mph.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 15
Flag Change to Green Flag. Winds SW 10-15mph.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 15
Current Conditions: Blue Flag, Winds SW 10-15mph, Air 79F, Water 79F. Forecast: Partly Sunny, High 88F. Winds SW 10-20 MPH. Hoofers/OUW Return by 8:15pm.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 15
Replying to @SafeBoatCouncil
Blue Flag, Wind SW 15 and gusty, predicted SW 10-20, Partly Sunny High of 88F, High Temp 88F, Water 79F Rentals/Outdoor UW in by 8:15 pm
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SafeBoatingCouncil Sep 22
Do you have the right life jacket? Does your kid have the right life jacket? Does your dog have the right life jacket?
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 14
Sunset on Lake Mendota. All UW boaters got in on time. Great Job!
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 14
Current Conditions: Green Flag, Winds SE 8mph, Air 78F, Water 78F. Forecast: Sunny, High 89F. Winds SSE 5-10 MPH. Hoofers/OUW Return by 8:15pm.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 13
Flag change: Green flag Forecast: Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 88F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 13
Current Conditions: Green/Yellow Flag, Wind NW 5-10 MPH, Air 78F, Water 78F. Forecast: 20 percent chance light showers and thunderstorms through early afternoon. High 89F. Winds NW 5-10 MPH. Hoofers/OUW Return by 8:15pm.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 12
Current Conditions: Green Flag, Wind L & V, Air 74F, Water 79F. Forecast: Sunny, High 85F, Wind SW 5-10mph, Hoofers/OUW Return by 8:15pm.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 11
Current Conditions: Green Flag, Wind N 5-10mph, Air 73F, Water 78F. Forecast: Sunny, High 82F, Wind N 5-10mph, Hoofers/OUW Return by 8:15pm.
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UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety Jul 10
Flag Change to Blue WSW winds freshening 15 to 23 MPH
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