Floodwater Release Bulletin

For immediate release: 4/18/13

At 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 18:

• Grand Lake elevation was 742.70 feet. Daily target elevation for April 18 is 742.00 feet.
• At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, seven (7) floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 4,270 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
• Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 11,585 cfs of water through generation.
• Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 15,855 cfs.
• Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 29,012 cfs.

• Lake Hudson elevation was 621.75 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
• At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate was open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 14,181 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
• Three (3) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 23,220 cfs of water through generation.
• Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 37,401 cfs.
• Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 46,058 cfs.

 

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The United States Army Corps of Engineers has provided a crest prediction of 745.50 on Saturday, April 20 for Grand and 623.10 on Friday, April 19 for Hudson.