Lake Ontario water levels coming down

Lake levels at their lowest in level in almost 3 months

SYRACUSE (WSYR-TV) - The water levels on Lake Ontario continue to drop and will end July at their lowest levels since the beginning of May.

The Army Corp of Engineers is forecasting the Lake Ontario water level will drop an additional 8 inches between now and the end of August. This report was issued on July 28

The lake still remains about two feet above normal and just dropped below the previous record high July lake level on July 23rd.

The lake level started the month of July at 248.63 feet which was above the record July level of 248.23 feet set back in 1947. 

The lake level reached a high of almost 249 feet in late May which means the lake has dropped about a foot from its peak.

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