The level of Lake of the Woods fell by 2 cm (1 inch) last week and sits at an average level of 322.47 m (1058.10ft), with puts the lake in less than the 5th percentile for this time of year.

The Lake of the Woods Control Board expects the lake to drop as much as 3 cm (1 in) over the next week.

On Friday, the outflow from Lake of the Woods was reduced from 100 to 90 m3/s.