At 2PM on Sunday, April 30:
- Grand Lake elevation was 751.89 feet. Daily target elevation for April 30 is 742 feet.
- At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, five (5) main spillway gates and five (5) east spillway gates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 96,120 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
- Five (5) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 11,089 cfs of water through generation.
- Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 107,209 cfs.
- Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 176,500 cfs.
- Lake Hudson elevation was 632.02 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
- At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, five (5) floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 87,008 cfs.
- Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 32,670 of water through generation.
- Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 119,678 cfs.
- Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 140,409 cfs.
- The Corps of Engineers does not anticipate further gate operations at either of the dams today, but will continue to monitor and make adjustments as necessary.
- Due to these conditions, GRDA has asked local residents in the areas below the dams to please monitor local water levels and prepare to evacuate.
- At this time, the predicted crest for Grand Lake is 755’ on Tuesday, May 2 .
- The predicted crest for Lake Hudson is 636’ on Tuesday, May 2.
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