But historically-speaking, that makes it still "pretty low."
|Can you see the height of the pre-drainage Lake?|
Hint: It's off the chart.
But forget about the 20-year historic record.
Current stage is 12 feet lower than it was 150 years ago.
That was prior to land subsidence and the perimeter levee when the Okeechobee free-flowed south into the Everglades.