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Current Events and Information

  • Lake Erie Waterkeeper Meeting September 7 at the Toledo Yacht Club 7 pm. All welcome. State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson will be the featured speaker followed by Lake Erie Round Table discussion.
  • The algae is here and it is moving east. Maumee Bay State Park has had beach advisories for over two weeks.  The nasty putrid green slime is here.  The massive algae bloom is past West Sister and approaching Port Clinton. Information:https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/hab/lakeerie_bulletins/bulletin_current.pdf
  • Water levels across the Great Lakes remain high with the forecasted level for August 9th near or above the monthly record highs for August on all lakes. Lake St. Clair, Erie, and Ontario are forecasted to exceed their highest recorded monthly average for August by 2 to 5 inches, Lake Superior is projected to meet its record, and Lake Michigan-Huron will be 2 inches below its record. The forecasted lake levels exceed their values at this time last year by 8 to 15 inches on all lakes except for Lake Ontario, which is forecasted at 27 inches above. Lake levels have been high for much of the summer but are projected to have a net decrease by this time next month. The forecasted levels for September 9th for Lakes Superior, Michigan-Huron, St. Clair, Erie and Ontario are 1, 2, 4, 6 and 12 inches, respectively, below their current levels. Daily Levels https://www.lre.usace.army.mil/Missions/Great-Lakes-Information/Great-Lakes-Water-Levels/Water-Level-Forecast/Weekly-Great-Lakes-Water-Levels/

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