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Old 03-06-2002, 07:29 PM
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I took this picture last weekend at the lake in Naples Maine. That is the ramp behind the sign.
Looks like there might be trouble in the spring if we donít get some rain.
Any one know a good rain dance?
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There are a few ramps around here that are high and dry also. I was at the water today and was amazed at the level. It is another 2 feet below last fall. We are in serious trouble. They keep extending the cement pads to keep the ramps alive but they cannot keep up. Every year it is worse.There is a lake in Muskegon that used to open into Lake MI. The water is so low it is now closed off. Major $$$$ homes and boats are stuck in a small lake now (puddle). They want the Corp of Eng to dredge but since it is not a real port they won't do it. It will need to rain like never before or it will only get worse.
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I'm praying................... come on april rain
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Ken that sucks!!

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I think it was like 4 years ago I was down there and you guys where in a severe drought and the lakes where like 25 ft low. Have they ever fully recovered?
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There is a large lake in central PA and it is down 11 ft...the Corp of Engineer's say if it drops one more foot....no power boating this summer. And no rain is site
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U.S. Geological survey says the Great Lakes will drop another 18" by summer. Lexington harbor on Lake Huron will be impassable.
 
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Another 18 inches and we are in very serious trouble. I hope they are wrong. That would close alot of Marinas, launches, raise slip fees and really hurt the business. Not good.
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Ussually a great ramp!!!! Last summer I had to put one axle off the end of the ramp to get the boat on. Looks like this year is going to be worse!!!!! Better get those damn locks closed!!!!!! Tree Huggin hippies!!!!
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Good news, the water level committee has closed the flood gates!!.....as it there was a chance of a flood!!!!!

But we still need to do a rain dance!
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