The Doppler 9&10 weather team and the National Weather Service both say the Great Lakes are holding temperatures that are warmer than this time in the last four years.
After a mild start to the year, Lake Michigan is much warmer than usual, and the water levels are also higher.
“That might mean that things are going to be a little ahead of where they were before. Typically, as long as there’s enough food in the system, that’s good because then all of those organisms have more energy throughout that growing season to produce the largest clutch of eggs or the healthiest offspring in the next year,” says Jeanie Williams, Inland Seas Education Association.
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