Floodwater release bulletin

At 11:30AM on Tuesday, April 26:

 

  • Grand Lake elevation was 749.48 feet. Daily target elevation for April 26 is 742 feet.

    Spillway Gates

  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, eleven (11) floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 57,312 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,977 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 71,289 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 119,863 cfs.

 

  • Lake Hudson elevation was 631.58 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, four (4) floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 74,244 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Three (3) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 21,330 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 95,574 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 108,107 cfs.

According to the latest information from the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the crest prediction for Grand Lake is 752.20

late Wednesday evening (April 27). The crest prediction for Lake Hudson is 632.12 on Wednesday morning.