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Winter Safety

Posted on January 28th, 2020


Winter Safety


Winter storms can bring extreme cold, freezing rain, ice, snow, high winds, or a combination of all of these conditions.

Planning and preparing can make a big difference in safety and resiliency in the wake of a winter storm. The ability to maintain or quickly recover following a winter storm requires a focus on preparedness, advanced planning, and knowing what to do in the event of a winter storm.

How to Prepare for a Winter Storm PDF
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Great Lakes Water Levels

Posted on January 16th, 2020

Great Lakes Water Levels

Great Lakes water levels are continuously monitored by U.S. and Canadian federal agencies in the region through a binational partnership. NOAA-GLERL relies on this water level data to conduct research on components of the regional water budget and to improve predictive models. Water level monitoring stations are operated by NOAA’s Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ Canadian Hydrographic Service. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (DetroitChicagoBuffalo) and Environment and Climate Change Canada play crucial roles in research, coordination of data and operational seasonal water level forecasts for the basin.

For more information on particular aspects of Great Lakes Water Levels, use the tabs above:

  • Monitoring Network: learn how Great Lakes water levels are measured
  • Observations: examine current and historical water level conditions
  • Forecasts: seasonal and multi-decadal projections of Great Lakes water levels

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