Wednesday Evening Lectures Special Event

How Lake Superior Affects Our Weather Patterns - Carol Christenson, NWS

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

7:00pm to 8:00pm


Free and open to the public!  


Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve  In association with Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve.


Ms Christenson will discuss how Lake Superior affects our climate and weather patterns, and will share information on how NOAA forecasts waves on Lake Superior.



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 Carol Christenson


Carol Christenson, Warning Coordination Meteorologist National Weather Service

Carol is outreach and services coordinator at the Duluth weather office. She is responsible for communicating with NWS customers to ensure their needs are being met. She coordinates emergency communications and needs between the NWS and local, county, state and federal emergency planners. She also directs the preparedness education program. She loves talking about the weather, so a favorite part of her job is speaking with and to groups of all ages.

Carol received a B. S. degree in meteorology from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She has been with the NWS for 34 years and has worked at various weather offices in the Midwest. As an amateur radio operator Carol volunteers annually for Grandma's Marathon and hopes to do more volunteering after retirement.




Madeline Island Museum
Madeline Island Museum, 226 Colonel Woods Ave
La Pointe, WI 54850-0009

Location Information

The museum, composed of three historic island structures and the modern Capser Center, contains exhibits detailing Wisconsin history from 17th-century exploration and the era of the fur trade to the arrival of summer tourists, known as cottagers, in the early 20th century.

Accessibility Information

Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility. Call ahead to make arrangements.