MINNESOTA (WCCO) – The acute temperatures didn’t intimidate too many individuals from getting exterior because it was practically inconceivable to discover a place to park at Lake Ann in Chanhassen Saturday afternoon.
“In case you’re a Minnesotan and it’s 90 levels exterior, and your first thought isn’t going to the lake, you then’re not a Minnesotan,” stated Amber Paulson
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Paulson took a raft out to the center of Lake Ann together with her buddy Piper Miller to chill off.
“Positively go into the water, it feels wonderful,” stated Miller.
Whereas the air temperature on land was scorching, the water remains to be chilly from the chilly spring.
“It appears like a snowy mountain!” stated Grace Miekle, who was additionally cooling off with some popsicles alongside her sister, Lily at Lake Ann. Their mother prefers these temperatures.
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“All of us needed to go to the seaside, particularly the women and pa, so right here we’re, and I truly prefer it scorching, so that is very nice for me,” stated Len Miekle.
Dozens of beachgoers have been out paddleboarding on Lake Ann on Saturday as effectively. Dave Beniek and Jan Schmidt tried the exercise for the primary time.
“In case you fall in, you fall in,” stated Schmidt laughing.
“Time will inform if we get within the water,” stated Beniek.
After a 12 months of being caught inside as a result of pandemic, 90 levels isn’t protecting anybody inside any longer.
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This was additionally the primary day that lifeguards have been formally on responsibility. Lake Ann says they may have on-duty lifeguards every day from 11 a.m. to six p.m.