Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 11:30 AM on Monday, May 7:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 745.25 feet. Daily target elevation for May 7 is 742.40 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 843 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 11,332 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 12,175 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 5,320 cfs.

 

  • Lake Hudson elevation was 620.85 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates are open at Robert S. Kerr Dam
  • Three (3) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 17,010 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 12,426 cfs.

 
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The United States Army Corps of Engineers directed GRDA to close gates at both locations over the weekend.
An additional gate operation is planned for later today at Pensacola Dam.