Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 10 AM on Wednesday, May 8:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 745.52 feet. Daily target elevation for May 8 is 742.47 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, four (4) main and three (3) east spillway gates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging​ 37,892 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,707 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 51,599 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 45,776 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 623.85 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) gates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 33,488 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Four (4) units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 29,430 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 62,918 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 53,580 cfs.