High good, low bad: Mead in November

For the moment, the future of Lake Mead is a coin toss, writes Henry Brean in the Las Vegas Review Journal. By this time next year, the surface of the reservoir could rise by about 15 feet or drop to a level not seen since 1937, when the lake was being filled for the first time. To keep reading Brean’s November 27, 2009 article, click hereAfter the jump are the federal Bureau of Reclamation closing elevations for Lake Mead for the month of November along with contrasting closing November levels going back to 2004.