GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities say Lake Lanier is now at its lowest level since March 2009 after dropping two feet in two weeks.
Officials say the lake is now at 1,058 feet above sea level, or 13 feet below full pool.
The Times of Gainesville reports that the last time Lake Lanier hit such a low mark was during the 2007-09 drought, when the lake was at 1,050.79 feet.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers predicts that Lanier could drop to 1,055.2 feet by Dec. 21.
The agency says there's been very little rain anywhere in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin in recent days. The basin includes portions of Georgia, Florida and Alabama.
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