Break-up Watch 2011 (false colour) - April 7 & 13

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Satellite image of ice break-up on Temagami, Timiskaming, Wanapitei and Nipissing lakes on April 7 & 13, 2011.

Image courtesy of NASA/NOAA

On April 7 the daytime high jumped above 10 C. It has remained above on all but one day. Though little open water has appeared with the heat, snow has melted on many lakes.

       KEY

 
Black open water or thin, clear ice
Dull/ dark blue thin ice with little or no snow cover
Bright turquoise thick ice, snow-covered ice or snow on unforested land  (e.g. clearcuts, farmland)
 

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