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Lake Superior water level rockets up in April, could make run at record high level

May 23, 2023 08:58AM ● By Content Editor
Photo: Andrew Ling

By Mark Torregrossa - MLive News - May 23, 2023

Lake Superior’s water level rose significantly last month, and continues a larger than average rise this month. There is a scenario that could put Lake Superior very near a record water level sometime this summer.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports the long-term average rise in Lake Superior’s April water level is three inches. In April 2023 Lake Superior actually rose more than double the usual rise. Lake Superior went up seven inches in April.

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