Floodwater release bulletin

At 2PM on Thursday, March 22:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 747.63 feet. Daily target elevation for March 21 is 742 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, nine (9) floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 39,265 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 11,890 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 51,155 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 73,400 cfs.

 

  • Lake Hudson elevation was 628.32 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 45,312 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Two (2) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 15,660 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 60,972 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 59,861 cfs.

The United States Army Corps of Engineers’ has revised the crest prediction for Grand Lake. It is now predicted to crest at 748.50 late on Friday, March 23.
 

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