Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 3PM on Wednesday, May 2:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 745.43 feet. Daily target elevation for May 2 is 742.07 feet.

    Two floodgates are currently open along the main spillway, with seven additional gates at the east spillway of Pensacola Dam.

  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, nine (9) floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 27,388 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 11,635 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 39,023 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 89,085 cfs.

 

  • Lake Hudson elevation was 622.58 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 30,642 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Three (3) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 19,710 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 50,352 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 43,806 cfs.

The United States Army Corps of Engineers has provided a crest prediction of 747.20 for Grand Lake on Friday, May 4.

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