Lake Michigan up 4 inches in past month

DETROIT (WOOD) — Lake Michigan’s spring rise is well underway. After rising 3 inches in the past month, the lake is now forecasted to rise another 4 inches by the start of May.

“The basin received significantly higher-than-normal precipitation (in the past week), with the southern portion of the basin receiving 2 to 3 times its normal amount of precipitation over the last 7 days,” the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ weekly report detailed.