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Lake Superior’s quick rise forces officials to open eastern gates

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John Myers, Duluth News Tribune

Lake Superior has risen to above-normal water levels so fast that an emergency order was announced Tuesday to open more gates and release more water from the lake to avoid flooding.

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Just a year after concerns that the lake’s level was too low, now officials say it is too high.

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