Record northern Minnesota ice-out visible from space

MPR’s northeast Minnesota specialist Bob Kelleher reports record early ice out on many northeast Minnesota lakes today.

Check out the amazingly detailed satellite image showing ice free lakes in northeast Minnesota. In the image, you can see ice-free (black) water in Mille Lacs, Red and in the BWCAW. Note the ice still present on Lake of the Woods.

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University of Wisconsin MODIS high resolution satellite image clearly shows ice free lakes in northern Minnesota Monday. (click for bigger image)


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