Please tell me if I'm overreacting, but in my last post comparing 2007 and 2010 ice concentration maps Evilreductionist mentioned a huge drop in current Arctic Basin sea ice area over at Cryosphere Today. I looked at this graph a few days ago and nothing much seemed to be happening, but look at this:
It corresponds well with this graph and its extraordinary updates in the past few days:
I think this is exceptional (I have to, I'm an alarmist). Either way, it's on my 'to keep an eye on'-list as of this minute.