All Great Lakes water level is at or above normal for first time in 14 years

Natural variability? Yes, I think so…

Watts Up With That?

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Remember this alarmist whining from Joe Romm’s Climate Progress last year?

How Climate Change Is Damaging The Great Lakes, With Implications For The Environment And The Economy

Great Lakes Michigan and Huron set a new record low water level for the month of December, and in the coming weeks they could experience their lowest water levels ever. It’s becoming certain that, like the rest of the country, the Great Lakes are feeling the effects of climate change.

Last year was officially the warmest year on record for the lower-48 states. The hot summer air has been causing the surface water of the Great Lakes to increase in temperature. One might think this causes more precipitation around the lakes, but the warmer winter air is causing a shorter duration of ice cover. In fact, the amount of ice covering the lakes has declined about 71 percent over the past 40…

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Author: Canadian Climate Guy

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