Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 11:30AM on Friday, May 31:

o Grand Lake elevation was 745.29 feet. Daily target elevation for May 31 is 744.00 feet.
o At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, eleven (11) floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 29,794 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
o Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,755 cfs of water through generation.
o Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 43,549 cfs.
o Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 66,784 cfs.

o Lake Hudson elevation was 621.27 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
o At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate was open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 15,368 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
o Three (3) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 23,220 cfs of water through generation.
o Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 38,588 cfs.
o Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 60,148 cfs.

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The United States Army Corps of Engineers are giving a crest prediction of 746.40 on Sunday, June 2, 2013 for Grand Lake. Additional gate operations are expected later today on both projects.