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Frazil ice--haiku #2 for RonovanWrites Challenge #79

Frazil needles sink,
River dreams of warmer days,
Ice crystals cluster.

I enjoy learning the names of phenomena that I’ve seen, but never had a word for. 194 more words

Haiku And Other Poetry

Benton Township Trustees approve bypass valve installation

By Tony Wittkowski | Business Reporter | The Herald Palladium

BENTON TOWNSHIP — While it may be summer, Benton Township officials are planning ahead for winter. 452 more words


Ice Teeth in Iowa

Welcome back to the River Ice Photo Blog! It’s been a while since my last post – in between I retired and became a Professor Emeritus and moved 5000 km (~3000 miles) to the east coast of Canada.   283 more words


Frazil ice causes flooding at Waterhen, forcing 10 out of homes

WINNIPEG – Water is rising and 10 people have left their homes because of a frazil ice jam on the Waterhen River in Manitoba.

The province reported Monday that seven permanent residences and 14 cottages had water under them and in crawl spaces. 207 more words


Overwintering Atlantic salmon: How do they even make it through?

As I sit here and type these words, the temperature outside is a couple degrees below 0 (Fahrenheit) and the wind is blowing a gale.  As cloud cover abates and the wind continues to blow, the chances of warmer temperatures tonight are about the same as the reading on my outdoor thermometer (less than zero…).  1,059 more words

Morning photo: Nature's Slushee

Frazil ice marks the end of winter

FRISCO — Once every few years, Dillon Reservoir’s winter ice cover goes out in a blaze of glory, as… 124 more words


The sea ice forms

Last month has been damn cold. Our last decent blow (87km/hr / 46 knot gusts) was the first few days of March, since then, the wind has averaged under eight knots. 1,809 more words