From MLive.com – Water Level is up on Huron and Michigan. Only happened 10 other times in history

From December to January the water level actually increased! No telling what that means for water levels this year as we all know that water levels can vary wildly.

Notice there are only 11 years when the lake level has increased from December to January. It should be noted that Lake Michigan and Lake Huron are the same lake when it comes to lake levels. They are connected at the Straits of Mackinac.

The average move in lake levels in January over the past 98 years was a decline of 1.5″.

This January, Lakes Michigan and Huron actually rose nearly an inch. There have only been 10 other Januarys when a lake rise has occurred.

This mid-winter rise in lake levels can help the seasonal lake level high in summer be higher than last year.

Read the entire article at MLive.com

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