Lake Erie ice cover Feb 11th, 2001

We had a relatively clear day over the Lake Erie in this image, though there are clouds over the central portion of the lake.  You should be able to clearly see pack ice over the eastern and western ends of the lake. Based on National Ice Center data, the darker areas to the east of Long Point and over the "2nd quarter of the lake from the western end" had total ice concentrations that were various fractions of full coverage.  Note that we can only see down to 1km resolution on these GOES visible images, but the National Ice Center has the tools to interrogate lake ice to a much finer degree.

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