Keeping Our Heads in the Clouds

Posted By Wolf Ridge Naturalist
November 12, 2015

This past week, Wolf Ridge was in a fog that lasted for multiple days. Fog occurs when the temperature of the air cools to the dewpoint: the temperature at which water condensates onto particles in the air. Over the past week, a front of warm air moving across the colder surface of Lake Superior cooled the air to the dewpoint, resulting in the thick fog that “clouded” our vision. (In fact, fog is actually a type of cloud!

-by Norrine Langer and Morgan Soulantikas