Floodwater release bulletin

At 3:00 PM on Thursday, May 2, 2013:

• Grand Lake elevation was 745.11 feet. Daily target elevation for May 2 is 742.07 feet.
• No floodgates are open at Pensacola Dam.
• Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 11,324 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water through generation.
• Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 6,360 cfs

• Lake Hudson elevation was 621.63 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 19,440 cfs of water through generation.
• Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 11,932 cfs.

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As many as seven floodgates were open earlier this week along the main and east spillways of Pensacola Dam. The United States Army Corps of Engineers has directed GRDA to close the remaining gate still open this afternoon.

As many as seven floodgates were open earlier this week along the main and east spillways of Pensacola Dam. The United States Army Corps of Engineers has directed GRDA to close the remaining gate still open this afternoon.