December 16, 2021 - photos clockwise from top left - rain gauge off the charts and mouth of 5 Mile Creek on August 19, 2021 after Tropical Storm Fred remnants, slow no wake message during no wake zone period on Skaneateles Lake, submerged dock, and high turbidity stream sample from 10 Mile Creek on October 16, 2021.
Dear Friends of Skaneateles Lake-
As a reminder, there will be a presentation this evening re: water levels on Cayuga Lake that is relevant to many of the Finger Lakes including Skaneateles. To receive the link to zoom in, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please find more on the following:
Skaneateles Lake Data
Details re: Cayuga Lake Levels Presentation
Onondaga Cornell Cooperative Extension Waves Newsletter for Skaneateles Lake
Video Clip of Skaneateles Lake Water Level at North Wall in Village spraying over the top on December 15, 2021
According to the City of Syracuse Water Department, the Skaneateles Lake level as of 12-13-21 was 863.15' with dam discharge at 184.96 million gallons per day (MGD) and the surface temperature by the city intake pipes was listed as 43 degrees F.
Desired City of Syracuse High Water Mark for December is 861.55'. Desired Low Water Mark is 861.50'. 59 Year Monthly Average for December is 860.44'.
Please join this informative event about
Cayuga Lake Levels
Hosted by our friends the Cayuga Lake Watershed Network
Hear experts discuss unusually high water levels and the relationship with climate change - relatable to many lakes across the region, including Skaneateles!