Lake Okeechobee

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Lake Okeechobee Water Levels Falling

Lt. Col. Tom Greco of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says water levels in the lake are falling because of drier conditions in August.

09/14/2013

Lake Okeechobee

State Approves Nearly $3 Million To Divert Water From Lake

The state plans to spend millions of dollars to take some immediate steps to reduce water coming from Lake Okeechobee into nearby estuaries.

09/13/2013

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Labor Day Beach Forecast Looks Good

If you made beach plans for the holiday weekend, keep them. South Florida will only see spotty storms much, in part, because of light southerly flow of the winds.

CBS Miami–08/30/2013

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Water Releases From Lake O To Be Decreased

Over the next few days, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will cut back on the amount of water they are releasing from Lake Okeechobee.

08/22/2013

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Lake Okeechobee Levels Concerning Nearby Residents

The people in the small town of Canal Pointe are keeping a wary eye on Lake Okeechobee.

CBS4–08/09/2013

Lake Okeechobee

Corps To Continue Lake Okeechobee Water Releases

Heavy rains have soaked South Florida at an above-average rate for the past couple months and Lake Okeechobee, a usually shallow lake, has swelled to almost 16-feet.

08/08/2013

Lake Okeechobee

Corps Plans Update On Lake Okeechobee Releases

With record-rainfall soaking many parts of Florida over the last few months, the water levels in Lake Okeechobee have risen to nearly 16-feet.

08/07/2013

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Remains Of Florida Panther Found In SW Florida

Another endangered Florida panther has died after being struck by a vehicle in southwest Florida.

03/17/2013

Lake Okeechobee

Rising Lake “O” Water Levels Leads To More Water Releases

Water levels in Lake Okeechobee, South Florida’s backup water supply, are still too high and that has the Army Corps of Engineers continuing to drain water from the lake, according to the Sun Sentinel.

CBS4–10/02/2012

Lake Okeechobee

Corps Of Engineers Sends Some Of Lake Okeechobee Down The Drain

Water levels in Lake Okeechobee are a bit to high these days so the Army Corps of Engineers is conducting water releases in order to lower lake levels, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–09/19/2012

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