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Lake Superior tied with the record set in1985

Lake Superior tied with the record set in1985

Currently 37 cm (15 in) above average

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  -  November 1, 2019  (LSN) Wet weather continued in October, causing Lake Superior water levels to remain relatively stable over the course of the month, while on average the water level declines 3 cm (1.2 in) in October. The monthly mean level in October of 183.88 m (603.30 ft) is 3 cm below the record set in 1985, and at the beginning of November, Lake Superior is tied with the record high beginning of month level set in 1985. The level is currently 37 cm (15 in) above average (1918 – 2018), and 9 cm (4 in) above its level of a year ago. 

Lake Michigan-Huron also remained relatively stable over the course of October, while on average the water level declines 7 cm (3 in) in October. Lake Michigan-Huron is currently 17 cm (7 in) below the record high beginning of month level set in 1986. The level is 90 cm (35 in) above average, and 42 cm (17 in) above last year’s beginning of November level.

Lake Superior and Lake Michigan-Huron are expected to resume their seasonal declines in November, but will remain near record-highs for this time of year. As a result, there will continue to be a significantly increased risk of shoreline erosion, lakeshore flooding, and coastal damages through the remainder of the fall and potentially into early winter. The International Lake Superior Board of Control (Board) advises all those that may be affected to prepare for potentially severe coastal impacts, especially during periods of strong winds and high waves.  

The Board expects the total outflow from Lake Superior to be 2,820 cms (99.6 tcfs) in November, which is as prescribed by Lake Superior Regulation Plan 2012.  Actual outflows may vary depending on hydrologic conditions, as well as maintenance activities at the hydropower plants on the St. Marys River. The gate setting at the Compensating Works will be maintained at the equivalent of six gates fully open to start the month. The gate setting will then be lowered in stages beginning in late November to allow for a gradual reduction in St. Marys Rapids flows and water levels prior to winter.

 The average St. Marys Rapids flow in November is expected to be approximately 937 cms (33.1 tcfs). Anglers and other users of the St. Marys Rapids need to be cautious of the high flows and water levels that will continue to be experienced in the rapids in November. Furthermore, some flooding of low-lying areas of Whitefish Island is expected to continue at these high flows. As a result, some recreational trails and features in these areas will likely be inundated and may sustain damage. Users are encouraged to use extreme caution.  

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Crime Stats Nov 11 to 17th 19 November 2019

Crime Stats Nov 11 to 17th

Thunder Bay 172 ~ Greater Sudbury 71

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THUNDER BAY, SUDBURY, ONTARIO  November 19, 2019  (LSN) Crime Stats for Greater Sudbury Thunder Bay Crime Stats  November 11th to November 17,  2019, Thunder  Bay 172 Incidents vs 71 Incidents for Great Sudbury which as a larger population

WAPEKEKA COMMUNITY CELEBRATED FOR LIFESAVING 18 November 2019

WAPEKEKA COMMUNITY CELEBRATED FOR LIFESAVING

OPP for Sioux Lookout

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SIOUX LOOKOUT, ONTARIO  November 18, 2019  (LSN)  The Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) extend sincere congratulations to OPP Constable Jean DUGUAY and Wapekeka community members Clifford BEARDY and Dwayne BROWN, who received Commissioner's Commendations after saving a life.  

On May 24, 2019, P/C DUGUAY took extraordinary measures to gain entry to a residence in the First Nations community of Wapekeka, and attended to the lone occupant who was found not breathing. His efforts were made possible by the assistance provided by Band Councilor Clifford BEARDY and neighbor Dwayne BROWN. Their quick action and dogged perseverance resulted in a life being saved.

Drug Raid Lincoln Street 16 November 2019

Drug Raid Lincoln Street

Eight arrested, drugs and cash seized

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO November 16, 2019 - 14:30 (LSN)  Police Media Release States:  Police arrested eight people, including six from the GTA, after executing a warrant at a north-side apartment Friday.

Officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service’s Intelligence and Emergency Task Units, along with members of the OPP, arrived in the 200 block of Lincoln Street just before 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15.

Police Report Serious incident under investigation 15 November 2019

Police Report Serious incident under investigation

Former TBay Councillor Charge with Attempted Murder

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO November 14, 2019 - 16:45 (LSN)  Police Media Release States:  Thunder Bay Police Service officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding a serious incident that took place in the 400 block of Vickers Street.

Officers were dispatched to a disturbance call just before 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14. Police are now investigating.

Homicide #6 Johnathon  McKay Charge 14 November 2019

Homicide #6 Johnathon McKay Charge

Current River Ward Arundel Street

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO November 14, 2019 - 10:00 (LSN)  Police Media Release States:   Johnathon Mark MCKAY, 40, of Thunder Bay has been charged with Second-Degree Murder in connection with the homicide of Nazareth Andrew KWANDIBENS.

Officers were originally dispatched to a residential address in the 300 block of Arundel Street just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13 following reports of a death.

Homicide #6 13 November 2019

Homicide #6

Current River Ward Arundel Street

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO November 13, 2019 - 16:15 (LSN)  Police Media Release States:  Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to a residential address in the 300 block of Arundel Street just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13 following reports of a death.

Paramedics with Superior North EMS and Firefighters with Thunder Bay Fire Rescue were also dispatched to the scene. First responders attempted to resuscitate a male victim.

THUNDER BAY OPP SEEKING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE 13 November 2019

THUNDER BAY OPP SEEKING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

incident involving a theft Shuniah Lakeshore Drive

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO November 13, 2019 –(LSN) –  Officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating an incident involving a theft that occurred on Lakeshore Drive in the Municipality of Shuniah.

Crime Stats Nov 4 to 10th 12 November 2019

Crime Stats Nov 4 to 10th

Greater Sudbury 86 ~ Thunder Bay 226

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THUNDER BAY, SUDBURY, ONTARIO  November 12, 2019  (LSN)  Crime Stats for Greater Sudbury Thunder Bay Crime Stats  November 4th to November 10th  2019, Greater Sudbury 86  ~ Thunder Bay 226

Two Wanted in Connection with Kidnapping & Assault with a Weapon 12 November 2019

Two Wanted in Connection with Kidnapping & Assault with a Weapon

Sault Ste. Marie Police Service

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SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO  November 21, 2019  (LSN) Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service are actively looking for 28 year old Caleb Seaton and 32 year old Tyler McMillan in connection with a kidnapping and assault with a weapon, involving a firearm. 

On November 8, 2019 the victim entered their residence in the 100 block of Huron Street around 2:00 a.m. At that time they were confronted by three individuals with firearms. The victim was taken by gunpoint from their residence, and driven to an undisclosed area. 

Update Highway 61 CN over pass 12 November 2019

Update Highway 61 CN over pass

Vehicle driver have been identified

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO November 12, 2019 –(LSN) – 
 On November 5, 2019, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a vehicle collision on Highway 61. The collision occurred at the Canadian National (CN) overpass bridge as an unknown vehicle struck the bridge causing structural damage.

Forensic Identification Services and CN Police investigate a collision that involved an over height vehicle colliding with the bridge on Monday, November 4

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