by Natasha Anderson and Roosevelt Leftwich,

NORTHEAST OHIO — Water levels on Lake Erie are high, and could potentially set a record, causing some problems for marinas and boaters looking to get out for the summer.

The water level has been rising over the past several years, but this year it has received a boost from heavy snow and rain, according to the Army Corps of Engineers.

The west end of Lake Erie is reportedly the shallowest part and depending on the wind direction, the impact on the Lake Erie Islands has been extensive.

Docks have flooded, hiding obstacles in the water.

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