MI - Experts predicting higher water levels, advise action

The main message of a recent high water level meeting, according to Huron County Emergency Services Director Randy Miller, is water levels are predicted to go up during the next few months, so do something now to protect property and investment.

The meeting was conducted Friday, Feb. 28 at the Caseville Fire Hall, attended by a capacity crowd. Here are the highlights:


Meteorologist Bryan Tilley of the National Weather Service-Detroit and Pontiac was the first presenter.

Tilley said Michigan has just seen its third-wettest one-year period going back nearly 125 years. Using a three-year span, Michigan has just seen its wettest period and the same is true for other Great Lake states, including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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