ST. JOSEPH — While long-term forecasts are hard to predict, residents around the Great Lakes can probably expect high water levels for the foreseeable future, according to officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

For the next six months, Lake Michigan levels will be the highest seen in 35 years, according to Keith Kompoltowicz, chief of watershed hydrology with the Corps’ Detroit office, who took part in a tele-conference call Tuesday.