The effect of an unusually warm and early spring was captured in a series of photos taken (with an iPhone) of Ignace Airways seaplane base around 9 am each morning between March 14 and April 4, 2012.Official ice-out was March 27th. The earliest on record was April 6th!...read more.
Ice went out last night! We woke to a clear lake except for a few push ups of ice along the shore inside the break wall.
It never ceases to amaze me how the ice can be 8 inches thick one day and gone the next. A little wind and above freezing temps sure help.
Just when we thought spring was well on the way we woke up today (Sat April 26) to a major winter storm. Some areas in Northwestern Ontario have received over 30 cm (1 foot) of snow over the last 24 hours. In Ignace we ended up with mostly freezing rain and now it is snowing and drifting. With temps ...read more.