Freeze-up Watch 2014 (false colour) - Dec 19

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Satellite image: 2014 freeze-up in Temagami

Image courtesy of NASA/NOAA                                                 Posted Dec 19, 2014

Not a lot of change in the last seven days. But we can see water in two lakes just west of Lake Temagami: Manitou and Gull. And that may be open water on Smoothwater. We were well past freeze-up last year on this date.

  BACKGROUND: Past freeze-up dates


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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