Skip to comments.Still ice on Lake Superior – never before seen to this extent in the satellite era
Posted on 05/29/2014 12:34:48 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
IceAgeNow writes: As of today, 27 May 2014, Lake Superior ice cover stands at 4.3% the greatest level of ice seen on this date, not only on Lake Superior, but on all of the Great Lakes since modern satellite records in 1980-81. Get a load of this picture that shows the Lake Superior beaches on Memorial Day.
Bill Steffen, meteorologist at WOOD-TV writes:
The high temperature at the Marquette Airport (well inland) was 85° on Sunday but This is what it looked like at the beach! (pic. from the Marquette NWS facebook page and Doug Vanb). Easiest day a lifeguard ever had. Check out this picture Sunday from the beach at Grand Marais. Note, not only the expanse of ice, but also, no leaves on the trees yet. Heres Union Bay Silver City MI on Friday. Heres the ice at Black River Harbor. Another pic. of the ice at Marquette.
Current ice cover measured by satellite:
For more info, see the WUWT Great Lakes Ice page: http://wattsupwiththat.com/reference-pages/sea-ice-page/great-lakes-ice-page/
UPDATE: The headline was truncated and gave an inaccurate viewpoint that ice had never been seen on Lake Superior at this late date. It has been updated to reflect that it is about extent, not just the mere appearance of it.
Thanks to Twitter follower Abbie Tireman for the note and this photo:
Global Warming is a b!tch.
HELP !!! HELP !!!
Global warming is floating on Lake Superior...
what to do ??? What to do ???
Who needs a beer cooler?
Ice on Lake Superior on May 28.
FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.
Glo-bull warming is the cause of all that ice.
On the plus side, no need to buy expensive bags of ice to keep the beer cold over Memorial Day.
“Last one in is a sissy”
That’s because there are no illegal immigrants on the Lake. (see tagline)
cue George Costanza quote / re shrinkage
Better have a towel and a hot fire ready.
I think 1996 may have been the year that NYC never saw 90 degrees.
How is it that we have such high ice levels this winter on the Great Lakes? In a time of global warming? How it is that in late May the ice is still there?
Are we really having global warming? Where’s Al Gore to explain it all to us? We need him to do a power point to show us why this ice means global warming.
1816, the year without a summer:
Global cooling means less ice for beer coolers. Which equals more disposable income which in turn leads to more consumer spending and a boost to the economy.
Green shoots and cold beer my friends!
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