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Mark Upton

Around the Circle This Week: September 11, 2015

The northern lights illuminated the late-summer skies; the Minnesota DNR released its roadside survey; a monitoring system keeps Apostle Islands kayakers safe; the latest lake level report; and more news. more

Sep 11, 2015 11:09 AM , Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: April 3, 2015

The Lake is 8 inches above long-term average, according to the latest report; Minnesota Sea Grant's director retired; an update on the Algoma Central Railway; and more news. more

Apr 3, 2015 4:02 PM Superior Notes

Lake Level Report: March 16, 2015

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Lake Level Report: March 16, 2015

Lake Superior's monthly mean level in February was 8 inches above long-term average. more

Mar 16, 2015 10:32 AM Superior Notes

Lake Level Report: Mid-February 2015

Lake Superior was 9 inches above its long-term January average. Net water supplies for the month were below average for the first time in nearly year. As a result, the Lake's level declined an inch more than normal for the month. more

Feb 16, 2015 10:04 AM Superior Notes

Lake Level Report: Beginning of January 2015

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Lake Level Report: Beginning of January 2015

Lake Superior's mean level in December was 8 inches above long-term average, the highest mark for that month since 1996, after declining an inch less than normal. more

Jan 16, 2015 9:43 AM Superior Notes

Lake Level Report: Beginning of December 2014

Lake Superior's November monthly mean was its highest for that month since 1996. The Lake is now 8 inches above long-term average. more

Dec 4, 2014 11:50 AM Superior Notes

Lake Level Report: Mid-November 2014

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Lake Level Report: Mid-November 2014

Lake Superior continued to rise in October, finishing the month 8 inches above long-term average. more

Nov 21, 2014 12:01 PM Superior Notes

Stoney Point, Minnesota: September 1, 2014

Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Lake Level Report: Beginning of October 2014

Lake Superior rose nearly an inch in September, a month during which the Big Lake usually declines by half an inch, and finished the month 7 inches above long-term average. That makes eight consecutive months of high water for Lake Superior. more

Oct 3, 2014 4:09 PM Superior Notes

Lake Level Report: Beginning of September 2014

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Lake Level Report: Beginning of September 2014

Lake Superior was 6 inches above long-term average in August, its sixth consecutive month of high water. more

Sep 10, 2014 3:41 PM Superior Notes

Lake Level Report: Beginning of August 2014

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Around the Circle This Week: August 8, 2014

Lake Superior's level topped its long-term average for a fifth straight month; the Bayfield Apple Festival was nominated for an award (and voting continues all month); the U.P. made an appearance on national TV; and more news from the week. more

Aug 8, 2014 4:57 PM Superior Notes

Lake Level Report: Beginning of June 2014

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Lake Level Report: Beginning of June 2014

Last month Lake Superior reached its highest mean May level since 1997 and is now 5 inches above long-term average. more

Jun 11, 2014 12:18 PM Superior Notes

Lake Levels for April 2014

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Lake Level Report: Beginning of May 2014

Above-average water supplies to Lake Superior kept the Big Lake above its average level for the second consecutive month. Last month Lake Superior topped long-term average for the first time since 1998. more

May 9, 2014 2:14 PM Superior Notes

Lake Level Report: April 7, 2014

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Lake Level Report: April 7, 2014

After more than 15 years of low levels, the Big Lake has reached its long-term average level, thanks in part – yes, thanks – to the long and hard winter. more

Apr 7, 2014 4:20 PM Superior Notes

Lake Level Report: March 2014

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Lake Level Report: March 3, 2014

Lake Superior was just 0.84 inches below its long-term average in February – and this spring the Lake could climb back to normal for the first time in nearly 16 years. more

Mar 3, 2014 3:04 PM Superior Notes

Lake Levels: February 2014

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Lake Levels: February 2014

Lake Superior continued its seasonal decline in January and remains only an inch below the long-term average level. That's up a foot from the level recorded a year ago. more

Feb 7, 2014 12:11 PM Superior Notes

Lake Levels January 2014 thmb

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Lake Levels: January 2014

Declining less than usual in December, Lake Superior is now just an inch below its long-term average level – and a foot above the level recorded one year ago. more

Jan 8, 2014 8:36 AM Superior Notes

End-of-November 2013 Lake Levels

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

End-of-November 2013 Lake Levels

Lake Superior continued its seasonal decline in November, but thanks to above-average water supplies, the decline was smaller than normal. The Lake is currently two inches below its long-term average. more

Dec 9, 2013 1:52 PM Superior Notes

End-of-October 2013 Lake Levels

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

End-of-October 2013 Lake Levels

The level of Lake Superior dropped one inch in October, matching the month's typical decline, and remains two inches below its long-term average. The Lake is now a whopping 13 inches higher than at this time last year. more

Nov 6, 2013 8:50 AM Superior Notes

End-of-September Lake Levels

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

End-of-September Lake Levels

Lake Superior rose two inches in September and is now just two inches below its long-term average. more

Oct 18, 2013 4:12 PM Superior Notes

Lake Levels – End of August 2013

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

End-of-August Lake Levels

The Big Lake rose nearly half an inch in August – meeting the average increase for the month – and is now about 3 inches below its long-term average. more

Sep 11, 2013 11:05 AM Superior Notes

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