The U.S. Government Is Predicting Record High Water Levels For The Great Lakes

This could be bad news if you live close to the lake.  Officials in the U.S. are predicting water levels will surge to record highs in some parts of the Great Lakes over the next six months. Yesterday the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a report saying the lakes have been rising steadily for several years and are getting an extra boost as winter’s melting snow mingles with recent heavy rainfall. The report says levels on Lake Superior and Lake Erie are expected to break records set decades ago. Records are not predicted for Lakes Michigan, Huron and Ontario, but the Army Core is still calling for a sharp rise in water levels.

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Scott Fox and Kat Callaghan