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Lake Michigan and Lake Superior water levels have risen by about a foot, following the extreme lows that were recorded last year.

The Lake Michigan-Lake Huron combination hit record low levels as late as last January. Since then a lot of precipitation have raised water levels by about 11 inches; as of last month, levels were still 17 inches below the average level for October.


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