2020 Poses Even Higher Water Levels in the Great Lakes by Marc A. Cirigliano
The high water levels of the Great Lakes?
We've already discussed this issue at some length.
Bear in mind, we observed earlier:
As The Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments Program (GLISA) has found, “since 1900, total annual precipitation has increased by 11% in the U.S. Great Lakes region.”
The Great Lakes Basin is huge, so an 11% increase is a lot of water.
However, there is mounting evidence that this year's high levels may be eclipsed in 2020.
Writing for the Detroit Free Press, Keith Matheny says, "It appears 2020 won't bring relief from high Great Lakes water levels – and they could be even higher than this past record-shattering spring and summer."
The following graphic explains the scenario: