"We didn't expect to find this — it was really just amazing," said Andrea Pierce, a 56-year-old Ypsilanti resident and citizen of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, who was one of four women who drove the project to inspect the Straits bottom.
A number of rescues were initiated after boaters and swimmers alike got into trouble while facing the strong wave action. One rescue attempt isn’t over. But emergency crews in South Haven are more inclined at this point to view the efforts as a potential recovery operation.
Heading into the weekend, the roller coaster is taking a headlong plunge in some coastal areas. And seemingly in the blink of an eye, did another abrupt changeover and went back up to near normal overnight.