The limestone carrier Lewis J. Kuber and the tanker Sichem Onomichi in the port of Green Bay in October 2012.
Dry, warm weather continues to cause record-setting low-water levels for the Lake Michigan-Huron system, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District.
The two lakes, linked into a single system by the Straits of Mackinaw, measured 0.03 of an inch lower than the previous all-time record low, set in March 1964, according to the Corps, which has kept records since 1981. January's level was 0.1 of an inch below the previous January record and 2 inches below December' levels.
It's the second month in a row the system set a low water record, according to the Corps. ...