Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 2PM on Friday, May 19:

• Grand Lake elevation was 750.39 feet. Daily target elevation for May 19 is 743.20 feet.

• At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) east spillway gate was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 4,374 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.

• Five (5) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 11,357 of water through generation.

• Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 15,731 cfs.

• Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 15,460 cfs. 


• Lake Hudson elevation was 630.94 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.

• Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,020 cfs of water through generation.

• Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 23,699 cfs. 

 As a safety precaution, GRDA may restrict access to spillway areas below the dams. The GRDA Police Department also reminds the public that it is illegal to enter floodwater discharge.