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Lake Erie water level at record high

Lake Erie, the fourth-largest of the five Great Lakes, has broken the water level record set in 1986.

Lake Superior also set a record for the month of May

The water level for Lake Erie is at a record high. (Pat Allan/Facebook)

The fourth-largest Great Lake has set a water level record.

The water level of Lake Erie — which borders Ontario, as well as Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York  — is currently at its record high. 

According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the water level in May broke the overall record set in 1986. 

Water levels in Lake Superior, the largest of the five Great Lakes, also set records in May this year.

The Corps began measuring Great Lakes levels in 1918.

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