(CBS DETROIT) – Despite the non-stop rain Michigan has been facing, here is some hope for homeowners along lake Michigan.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports the lake is down 16 inches over the last year.READ MORE: Kellogg's Being Sued Over Strawberry Pop-Tarts
To put it in perspective, that equals 13 trillion gallons of water.
This puts ease on the threat of erosion and flooding, which has damaged homes in the past.READ MORE: Target To Open Store In Midtown Detroit
However, the lake still remains 17 inches above normal levels.
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