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Heavy Snowfall and Ice Coverage Helping Great Lakes Water Levels

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It was beginning to become a big concern for many in the area over the summer -- low water levels in the Great Lakes.

But after a wet fall and a very snowy winter so far, things might be looking up.

The ice coverage on Lake Michigan right now is spreading wider than it has in years, and that's a good sign for water levels come spring time.