Great Lakes levels below normal next 6 months


Great Lakes levels below normal next 6 months
 

TRAVERSE CITY — Water levels across most of the Great Lakes are likely to remain well below average for the next six months, posing continued hardships for commercial vessels and tourist towns that cater to recreational boaters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday.
The lakes should undergo their usual rise during the warm season, helped by melting of abundant winter snowfall across the region's northern tier, officials with the Detroit district office said. But it won't be nearly enough to offset years of declining levels brought on by drought and stepped-up evaporation amid... read more

 
3 April 2013 in Regional, Views: 1
 


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