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      Archive: 2/13/2012
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        2/13/2012, Shevat 20, 5772

      Kinneret Up Another Centimeter


      The water level of Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee) rose a centimeter/.4 inches in the last 24 hours and stood at 212.88 meters below sea level. That's 12 centimeters/4.72 inches above the lower red line, and 4.08 meters/13.4 feet below the level at which the lake would have to be drained a bit to avoid flooding.

      There has been a steady flow of runoff from previous precipitation, and a new storm is expected on Thursday.