Lake Erie High Water Returns to Put-in-Bay

Lake Erie water levels fluctuate daily, but today’s readings are a bit ominous with a nor’easter forecast for Wednesday night, 5 February 2020.  Wind Alert predicts gusts in the mid-thirty knots range.  The current water level at Marblehead reads 59.2 inches above low water datum.  According to Captain Billy Market, this is six inches above last year on this date.  A glance at selected spots at Put-in-Bay confirms localized flooding may be on the doorstep. [Photos by Donna Steinbach]