Floodwater Release Bulletin

Floodwater release bulletin

At 1:00PM on Tuesday, May 24:

  •  Grand Lake elevation was 750.82 feet. Daily target elevation for May 24 is 743.53 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, twelve (12) floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 80,526 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,291 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 93,817 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 120,929 cfs.

 

  •  Lake Hudson elevation was 623.70 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, four (4) floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 61,887 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Four (4) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 27,810 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 89,697 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 170,123 cfs.

 According to the latest information from the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the crest prediction for Grand Lake is 752 midday on Wednesday (May 25). The crest prediction for Lake Hudson is 632.50 around noon on Thursday (May 26).

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