Latest Lake Ontario News

Great Lakes water levels surge, some record highs predicted

May. 6, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Water levels are surging in the Great Lakes and likely will set records this summer, forecasters said Monday — a remarkable turnaround from earlier this decade that's bringing welcome relief to shippers and marina owners, but causing flooding and heavy erosion in some...

New York braces for 'worst-case' flooding along Lake Ontario

Apr. 29, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

SODUS POINT, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is preparing for a "worst-case scenario" as water levels rise along Lake Ontario where flooding caused extensive damage in 2017, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday. The Democrat was in Sodus Point in Wayne County to detail steps being taken to combat potential flooding....