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Tuesday, July 16th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

NOAA warns that Western Lake Erie algae bloom could be severe this summer

Supported by sampling data conducted by Heidelberg University’s National Center for Water Quality, NOAA tries to provide advance warning of the blooms to make recreational users and water treatment officials aware of the likely size of the summer cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) blooms. (File photo by John Hageman)

As proof of the wet spring that has prevailed in northwestern Ohio, the all-time precipitation record for April was set this year in Toledo.
As a consequence of the high regional rainfall levels, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science first Western Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) forecast that was released on May 2 is calling for above-average HABs this summer.

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