Great Lakes at highest water level since 1998

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Great Lakes at highest water level since 1998

Post by dlandersson » Sun Jul 12, 2015 10:19 am

Great Lakes at highest water level since 1998 8)

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Re: Great Lakes at highest water level since 1998

Post by DaveB » Sun Jul 12, 2015 4:12 pm

Run a line to CA. They need the water, better yet send it to the farmers.
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Re: Great Lakes at highest water level since 1998

Post by Phil M » Wed Jul 15, 2015 5:33 pm

Run a line to CA? And two years ago there was a record low. :| Plan a head anyone?

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Re: Great Lakes at highest water level since 1998

Post by Catigale » Sun Jul 19, 2015 7:06 am

Interesting plot. 10 years above mean, then 15 below.

The difference looks to be less than 1 sd of fluctuation from the mean so I'm not sure how statistically meaningful these trends are. Headline on the Trib article is , as usual, isensationalistic.

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Re: Great Lakes at highest water level since 1998

Post by Freedom77 » Sun Jul 19, 2015 11:26 am

Lake Mead, Nevada is at it's lowest point since it was filled in the early 1940's. And it's not getting any better. Everything west of the Rockies is drying up. HELP!! Fair Winds and full Sails...Old Salt.

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Re: Great Lakes at highest water level since 1998

Post by dlandersson » Mon Jul 20, 2015 4:00 am

Have you considered a "weather prayer"? Patton did. :)

http://www.pattonhq.com/prayer.html
Freedom77 wrote:Lake Mead, Nevada is at it's lowest point since it was filled in the early 1940's. And it's not getting any better. Everything west of the Rockies is drying up. HELP!! Fair Winds and full Sails...Old Salt.

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Re: Great Lakes at highest water level since 1998

Post by Catigale » Mon Jul 20, 2015 5:24 am

The California and AZ "crisis" is man made , not climate change. Living in deserts is a bad idea. Planning urban growth around water projections that are mythical is an even worse idea.

Geologists have known for eternity that surface and ground water are linked... Politicians are learning this inconvenient truth.

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Re: Great Lakes at highest water level since 1998

Post by dlandersson » Mon Jul 20, 2015 6:32 am

Nicely put. 8)
Catigale wrote:Living in deserts is a bad idea. Planning urban growth around water projections that are mythical is an even worse idea.

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Re: Great Lakes at highest water level since 1998

Post by dlandersson » Sun Jul 26, 2015 5:58 am

Apparently th4e GL water levels should continue to rise thru 2030. It also means Florida is a good place to spend the winter. 8)

http://www.iflscience.com/environment/w ... e-age-2030
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