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biblical hexes

“A massive mayfly hatch on the Mississippi River in the La Crosse, Wisconsin area July 20, 2014, was described as a insect infestation of “biblical proportions” so intense that it made driving in the region difficult and even dangerous. 81 more words

Fly Fishing

Radar captures mayfly swarm on Mississippi River

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mayflies have begun emerging from the Mississippi River in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and leave behind slimy messes. 510 more words


WoW! Huge 'Mayfly Hatch' Caught On Radar, Overwhelms Upper Midwest!

On the evening of July 20, 2014 mayflies hatched along along the Mississippi river between Minnesota and Wisconsin in such great numbers that they were picked up by radar resembling light rain. 66 more words

Earth Changes

The Midwest Mayfly Invasion in 6 Photos (and a Gif)

At about 8:45 p.m. Sunday the National Weather Service picked up this rather beautiful radar event, in which what registers as “light-moderate rain” seems to emanate from the Mississippi River between Wisconsin and Iowa and into Minnesota. 189 more words

PIC: Invasion of the Mayflies!

Brace yourselves… it’s the invasion of the mayflies! This swarm of mayflies in the La Crosse, Wisconsin, area was so large that it appeared on weather radars! 11 more words

Lisa & Ray

Mayfly hatch blankets towns along the Mississippi River

Residents along the Mississippi River would rather do without this rite of summer, the annual mayfly hatch that fills the air with insects and leaves surfaces of cars and just about everything else with a slimy mess.

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Large swarms of mayflies show up on Wisconsin radar

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW/CNN) – A skin-crawling sight in Wisconsin… swarms of mayflies coming out of the Mississippi river on July 20.

Take a look. 261 more words