DEP’S Daily Update On Lake Okeechobee, Wednesday, March 9.
Heavy Rainfall Expected Saturday & Sunday.
The Department of Environmental Protection issued the Daily Lake Okeechobee update news release.
For Immediate Release: March 9, 2016, 4:00 PM/E
“Caloosahatchee Salinity Conditions: Salinity (based on optimal conditions for adult oysters) is in the good range at Sanibel and Shell Point, and in the poor range at Cape Coral.
St. Lucie Salinity Conditions: Salinity at the U.S. 1 bridge remains the same and continues to be in the poor range.
Rainfall Forecast: Rainfall for the current week is forecast to be below average. Mainly dry this week. High pressure over the area will bring dry and breezy conditions today. Conditions will remain dry and winds will increase today and tomorrow. Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected on Saturday and Sunday.”
For more information and the complete data, please see DEP.
Featured Image: Lake Okeechobee Water Release File Photo, Via Creative Commons, Dale Best.