A warmer than usual winter is having an adverse effect on the Great Lakes. Without colder temperatures, the region can expect more lake effect snow, a result of cold air passing over the unfrozen and relatively warm waters of the Great Lakes. Because the water is warmer, fish migration and the quantity of fish in our water could change and low water levels could also force ships to carry a lighter load to avoid being grounded. Read the full story by CTV News.
Great Lakes Commission