Freeze-up 2006 (infrared) - December 28

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Satellite image: ice freeze-up in Temagami, 2006

Posted Thursday, December 28, 2006                                                                         Photo: NASA/NOAA

Drop in temperature renews freeze-up

With temperatures staying below freezing since Monday evening, freeze-up has renewed. And there is snow on the ground.

Most lakes are closed, or virtually closed. On Lake Temagami (always the last with lakes Wanapitei and Timiskaming), the Northeast, and Southwest arms, and Sharp Rock and Obabika inlets are closing.

Will everything close by New Year's Day?





Black                open water

Dull blue            thin ice

Bright turquoise  thick ice,

                        snow on

                        unforested land

                        (e.g. clearcuts,




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