Freeze-up Watch 2014 (false colour) - Dec 30

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Satellite image: 2014 freeze-up in Temagami

              Image courtesy of NASA/NOAA                                                 Posted Dec. 30, 2014

This image confirms yesterday's observation by Steve Battis that the last open water (location indicated by arrow) near Chimo Island froze over late in the afternoon. December 29 was freeze-up.

  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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