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Storm waters raise warnings on area lakes

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LAKE NORMAN, NC (WBTV) -

Lake Norman officials are warning everyone of high water levels on Lake Norman as well as other lakes in the Catawba/Wateree river basins.

Due to the large amount of rainfall from storms earlier in the week the lakes in the basin are at nearly full pond or above full pond. 

The Lake Norman Marine Commission wants all boaters to be aware that they are responsible for the wake created by their vessels and the damage that can result.

Ron Shoultz, Executive Director, Lake Norman Marine Commission warns all boaters that wake can cause significant damage to piers, docks, seawalls and moored water craft.

Officials remind all boaters that it is their responsibility to observe safe boating practices and be aware of the conditions on area lakes. 

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