We got water – lots of water. During Christmas week the weather turned warm and the rain was upon us all through Christmas Day.
We’ve had snow, ice, a power outage, and now some warmer weather. A big rain predicted for Wednesday could take the lake to well above the summer level.
Water is flowing out of the lake at a steady rate, per the annual drawdown.
The dam is wide open but the water remains high due to the heavy snow-melt. Here’s what to expect next.
Winter is over. The official 2014 ice-out date for Ossipee Lake was Tuesday, April 22, at 2 pm.