Apr 20-19

Past-E-Mail: Cam Notes - 2019: April: Apr 20-19
Lake Superior Still Icy    ...scroll down to share comments
Photo by Stacey Flood
Chunky Superior    ...scroll down to share comments
Photo by Stacey Flood
Presque Isle - Ice Out    ...click to play video
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By
Mary Drew at Pasty Central (Mdrew) on Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 04:28 pm:

With Lake Superior being covered with so much ice this winter, itís taking awhile for it all to break up and melt away. Stacey Flood and friends were out along the Keweenaw shoreline between Copper Harbor and Eagle Harbor checking things out last Sunday. They found a pretty good amount of white still floating, but a promising amount of open water between the floes, too. So, have faith, the melt is on! I like the color of Lake Superior in the second shot, itís such a dark shade of blue, with the stark white of the ice afloat there.

Meanwhile, in Marquette around Presque Isle, the shoreline is opening there, too. Shawn Malone of Lake Superior Photo said it was exhilarating to capture the beautiful sound of the open water and waves again, after the long, frozen winter silence. Itís a beautiful sound!


By Uncle Chuck (Unclechuck) on Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 11:08 pm:

Great pic's and video, hope the ice is gone by July when I get up there with the travel trailer!! lol It's tradition to take a bath at Bete Grise, the best and largest bathtub around!! :=)) But on the other hand, Ice for my Diet Coke is always a plus!! GOT SISU??


By Pat & Glenda (Gormfrog) on Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 09:36 am:

...We are well into Spring...time for sitting down in the moist pine needles, studying a patch of forest floor, and seeing the universe down there in a robin's egg, moss, and bluets.


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