April 23, 2004
Any Day Now.
The day the ice goes out on Lake Vermilion is an occasion of local significance.
The historical details of the event have been noted since 1923. The average ice-out date is April 30th. The earliest is April 10th (1945). The latest is May 23rd (1950). The current ice condition status and the historical ice-out dates are tracked by the Minnesota Climatology Office. Plus LakeVermilion.com has a few interesting facts on Lake Vermilion ice-out history.
There’s water underneath my dock.