Ice extremes over 24 hours, and the norm

 Photos by Peter Healy                           January 13-20, 2013       

 

Photo: January 13, 2013 melt on the ice of Lake Temagami

On January 13 the weather turned upside-down.  "All the snow has melted on the ice leaving pools of water," said Bob Farr in a news brief that day. "A good deal of the snow disappeared from the land also, and it is difficult to believe that it is almost mid-January in Temagami." Ron Miller estimated there was two inches of water and four inches of ice at the spot in the above photo.

The next day, it froze. Healy's photos were taken from Garden Island looking up the North Arm.

 
Photo: January 14, 2013 water freezes on top of the ice after melt on Lake Temagami
 
Photo: January 20, 2013 snow-covered ice on Lake Temagami
Posted Jan. 20, 2013, revised Jan. 21

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