The Grand Lake watershed, and all of the South Central United States, has received a tremendous amount of rain in 2015.

Check here for the latest flood water release bulletins from GRDA specific to this current period of high water.

Remember, GRDA offers several ways to keep you informed of flood water releases. You can learn more about that HERE.

Also remember that it is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and not GRDA, who directs all flood gate operations.

Keep checking back here for the latest updates…

At 4PM on Friday, July 24:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 745.08 feet. Daily target elevation for July 24 is 744 feet.
  • No gates were open at Pensacola Dam
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 12,779 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 11,652 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 622.53 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,020 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 13,3652 cfs.

 

At 11AM on Wednesday, July 22:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 745.36 feet. Daily target elevation for July 22 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) east spillway floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 4,632 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 12,699 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 17,331 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 14,062 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 622.63 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,290 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 18,634 cfs.

 

At 12:00PM on Monday, July 20:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 745.95 feet. Daily target elevation for July 20 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) east spillway floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 5,340 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing  13,870 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 19,210 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 12,360 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 622.97 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,290 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,290 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 19,930 cfs.

 

At 10:00AM on Friday, July 17:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 747.37 feet. Daily target elevation for July 17 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, four (4) east spillway floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 10,344 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing  13,933 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 24,277 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 12,154 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 624.08 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,290 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,290 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 25,326 cfs.

The United States Army Corps of Engineers has not indicated any gate changes for today or for the weekend.


 

At 10:30AM on Thursday, July 16:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 747.88 feet. Daily target elevation for July 16 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, four (4) east spillway floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 11,360 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing  13,988 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 25,348 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 15,501 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 624.40 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,290 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,290 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 26,559 cfs.

 

At 10AM on Wednesday, July 15:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 748.35 feet. Daily target elevation for July 15 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, four (4) east spillway floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 12,440 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing  13,930 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 26,370 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 15,770 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 625.59 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,290 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,290 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 27,891 cfs.

 

At noon on Tuesday, July 14:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 748.58 feet. Daily target elevation for July 14 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) east spillway floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 6,496 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing  13,902 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 20,396 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 15,140 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 626.96 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,560 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,560 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 22,224 cfs.

 

At 11AM on Monday, July 13:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 749.40 feet. Daily target elevation for July 13 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) east spillway floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 6,796 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing  13,870 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 20,666 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 13,688 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 628.47 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate was open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 14,276 cfs of water.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,290 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 48,566 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 23,067 cfs.

 

At 2PM on Friday, July 10:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 750.39 feet. Daily target elevation for July 10 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) main gate and nine (9) east spillway floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 51,756 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing  13,528 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 65,284 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 75,353 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 628.37 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 28,773 cfs of water.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,290 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 63,063 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 83,895 cfs.

 

At 4PM on Thursday, July 9:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 748.80 feet. Daily target elevation for July 9 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) main gate and nine (9) east spillway floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 41,520 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing  13,242 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 54,762
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 58,330.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 624.68 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 22,791 cfs of water.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 33,750 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 56,541 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 61,582.

 

At 11:00AM on Thursday, July 9:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 748.40 feet. Daily target elevation for July 9 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, nine (9) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 28,260 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,292 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 41,552 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 56,074 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 623.54 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,290 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,290 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 46,166 cfs.

 

At 11:00AM on Wednesday, July 8:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 747.41 feet. Daily target elevation for July 8 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, seven (7) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 18,242 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,005 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 31,247 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 34,008 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 621.80 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 33,210 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 33,210 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 38,372 cfs.

 

At 11AM on Tuesday, July 7:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 747.12 feet. Daily target elevation for July 7 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 7,380 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 12,943 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 20,323 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 13,615 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 622.92 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,290 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 20,873 cfs.

 

At 11AM on Monday, July 6:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 747.36 feet. Daily target elevation for July 6 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate (east spillway) was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 2,580 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,055 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 15,635 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 7,332 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 624.28 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,560 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 16,091 cfs.

 

At 10:00AM on Thursday, July 2:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 748.26 feet. Daily target elevation for July 2 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate (east spillway) was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 204 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,157 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 13,361 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 7,832 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 627.31 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,560 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,560 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 13,890 cfs.

The United States Army Corps of Engineers directed us to close to one gate open one foot this morning, and to close the gate completely this afternoon.


 

At 11AM on Wednesday, July 1:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 748.57 feet. Daily target elevation for July 1 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate (east spillway) was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 432 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,133 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 13,565 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 8,288 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 627.65 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,560 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 14,171 cfs.

 

At 3:00PM on Monday, June 29:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 749.61 feet. Daily target elevation for June 29 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 7,732 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,294 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 21,026 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 6,100 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 627.52 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,560 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,560 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 21,712 cfs.

 

At 12PM on Friday, June 26:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 750.98 feet. Daily target elevation for June 26 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 9,572 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,382 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 22,954 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 13,992 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 630.21 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,560 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 23,988 cfs.

 

At 10:00AM on Thursday, June 25:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 751.34 feet. Daily target elevation for June 25 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 10,008 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,361 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 23,369 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 15,167 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 630.47 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,560 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,560 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 24,509 cfs.

 

At 11AM on Tuesday, June 23:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 751.58 feet. Daily target elevation for June 23 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1, east) floodgate was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 686 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,238 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 13,924 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 14,317 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 631.60 feet Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 18,630 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 15,575 cfs.

 

At 4:30PM on Monday, June 22:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 751.77 feet. Daily target elevation for June 22 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate (east spillway) was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 5,262 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,448 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 18,710 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 14,105 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 631.28 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,290 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,290 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 20,646 cfs.

 

At 9:00AM on Monday, June 22:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 751.92 feet. Daily target elevation for June 22 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 10,704 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,608 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 24,312 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 14,738 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 631.62 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,560 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,560 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 26,471 cfs.

The United States Army Corps of Engineers are anticipating possible gate changes at Pensacola later today.


 

At 11:00AM on Saturday, June 20:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 752.92 feet. Daily target elevation for June 20 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, five (5) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 30,680 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,639 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 44,319 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 36,340 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 633.87 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one  (1) floodgate was open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 15,873 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Four (4) units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,560 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 50,433 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 50,194 cfs.

 

At 5:00PM on Friday, June 19:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 752.22 feet. Daily target elevation for June 19 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 16,728 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,508 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 30,236 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 57,705 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 632.33 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four (4) units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 23,760 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 23,760 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 52,974 cfs.

 

At 11:00AM on Friday, June 19:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 751.75 feet. Daily target elevation for June 19 is 744 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam.
  • One (1) unit was online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 222 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 222 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 59,987 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 631.90 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Two (2) units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 10,260 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 10,260 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 20,188 cfs.

The United States Army Corps of Engineers are adjusting generation releases today, but no floodgate operations are planned at this time.


 

At 3:00PM on Wednesday, June 17:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 750.04 feet. Daily target elevation for June 17 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate (east spillway) was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 330 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,226 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 13,556 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 19,607 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 630.51 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,560 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,560 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 14,978 cfs.

 

At 11AM on Tuesday, June 16:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 752.10 feet. Daily target elevation for June 16 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, four (4) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 21,920 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,191 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 35,111 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 16,794 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 632.07 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate was open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 5,826 cfs of water.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,560 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 40,386 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 36,350 cfs.

 

At 1PM on Monday, June 15:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 752.15 feet. Daily target elevation for June 15 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, four (4) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 22,080 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,428 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 35,508 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 21,871 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 632.07 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate was open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 5,883 cfs of water.
  • Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,560 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 40,443 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 36,700 cfs.

 

At 10:00AM on Thursday, June 11:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 752.46 feet. Daily target elevation for June 11 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 11,536 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,370 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 24,906 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 18,029 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 631.88 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 25,920 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 25,920 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 25,648 cfs.

 

At 3:00PM on Monday, June 8:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 752.84 feet. Daily target elevation for June 8 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate (east spillway) was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 6,072 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,441 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 19,513 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 18,398 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 633.83 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate was open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 6,056 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 25,920 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 31,976 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 20,482 cfs.

 

At 12:30PM on Monday, June 8:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 752.87 feet. Daily target elevation for June 8 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate (east spillway) was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 6,096 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,442 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 19,538 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 18,570 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 633.86 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 25,920 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 25,920 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 20,510 cfs.

 

At 11:00AM on Friday, June 5:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 753.40 feet. Daily target elevation for June 5 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) floodgates (1 east spillway, 1 main gate at 1’) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 7,100 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,352 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 20,452 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 20,929 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 633.58 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates were open at the Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 25,920 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 25,920 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 21,964 cfs.

The United States Army Corps of Engineers gave the direction to close the main gate at Pensacola Dam down to one foot. The gate will be closed completely later today.


 

At 11:00AM on Thursday, June 4:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 753.53 feet. Daily target elevation for June 4 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) floodgates (2 east spillway, 1 main gate) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 16,270 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,785 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 30,055 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 23,109 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 633.60 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate was open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 6,023 cfs of water.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 25,920 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 31,953 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 31,884 cfs.

 

At 11:00AM on Wednesday, June 3:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 753.66 feet. Daily target elevation for June 3 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) floodgates (2 east spillway, 1 main gate) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 16,478 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,874 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 30,352 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 29,974 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 633.62 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate was open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 6,035 cfs of water.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 25,920 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 31,955 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 32,588 cfs.

 

At 3:00PM on Tuesday, June 2:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 753.80 feet. Daily target elevation for June 2 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) floodgates (2 east spillway, 1 main gate) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 26,256 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,537 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 39,793 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 42,120 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 633.51 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate was open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 17,931 cfs of water.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 25,920 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 43,851 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 42,485 cfs.

 

At 11:00AM on Tuesday, June 2:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 753.86 feet. Daily target elevation for June 2 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, five (5) floodgates (4 east spillway, 1 main gate) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 43,192 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,710 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 56,902 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 46,889 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 633.59 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 37,000 cfs of water.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 25,380 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 62,380 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 59,749 cfs.

 

At 10:00AM on Monday, June 1:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 754.22 feet. Daily target elevation for June 1 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, seven (7) floodgates (6 east spillway, 1 main gate) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 58,824 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,734 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 72,558 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 61,181 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 634 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 74,620 cfs of water.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 23,490 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 98,110 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 76,563 cfs.

According to the latest information from the United States Army Corps of Engineers, gate operations are planned at Lake Hudson later this morning to debris from the buoy line.


At 8:30AM on Sunday, May 31:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 754.67 feet. Daily target elevation for May 31 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, nine (9) floodgates (8 east spillway, 1 main gate) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 76,336 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,570 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 89,906 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 75,567 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 635.09 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 102,458 cfs of water.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 22,680 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 125,138 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 96,949 cfs.

According to the latest information from the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Grand Lake crested Saturday, May 30 at 754.89, while Lake Hudson also crestedSaturday, at 635.62.


 

At 7AM on Saturday, May 30:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 754.96 feet. Daily target elevation for May 30 is 743.93 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, ten (10) floodgates (9 east spillway, 1 main gate) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 86,170 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,835 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 100,005 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 74,413 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 635.09 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 79,510 cfs of water.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 24,300 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 103,810 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 121,801 cfs.

The latest United States Army Corps of Engineer crest prediction for Grand Lake is 754.97 feet on Saturday, May 30.

The current prediction for Lake Hudson is 635.55 feet, on Sunday, May 31.


 

At 8PM on Friday, May 29:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 754.48 feet. Daily target elevation for May 29 is 743.87 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, seven (7) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 50,988 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,656 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 64,644 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 55,246 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 635.47 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 80,055 cfs of water.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 25,920 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 105,975 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 79,167 cfs.

The current United States Army Corps of Engineer crest prediction for Grand Lake is 754.3 feet on Saturday, May 30.

The current prediction for Lake Hudson is 635.4 feet, on Sunday, May 31.


 

At 11AM on Friday, May 29:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 754.13 feet. Daily target elevation for May 29 is 743.87 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, four (4) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 28,016 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,970 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 41,986 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 53,335 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 635.02 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 24,845 cfs of water.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 25,920 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 50,765 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 52,226 cfs.

The latest United States Army Corps of Engineer crest prediction for Grand Lake is 754.51 feet on Saturday, May 30.

The current prediction for Lake Hudson is 635.4 feet, on Sunday, May 31.


 

At 6PM on Thursday, May 28:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 753.67 feet. Daily target elevation for May 28 is 743.80 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) floodgates (east spillway) were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 20,010 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 14,047 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,057 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 56,537 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 633.86 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate was open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 15,774 cfs of water.
  • Three units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 25,380 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 41,154 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 41,233 cfs.

The United States Army Corps of Engineer’ updated crest prediction for Grand Lake is 754.51 feet on Saturday, May 30. The updated prediction for Lake Hudson is 635.4 feet, on Sunday, May 31..


 

At 10AM on Thursday, May 28:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 753.25 feet. Daily target elevation for May 27 is 743.80 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate (east spillway) was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 6,376 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 14,113 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 20,489 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 55,755 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 633.53 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No gates were open at Robert S. Kerr dam.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 23,748 cfs.

The United States Army Corps of Engineer’ updated crest prediction for Grand Lake is 754.51 feet on Saturday, May 30. The updated prediction for Lake Hudson is 635.31 feet, also on May 30.


 

At 8PM Wednesday, May 27:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 752.44 feet. Daily target elevation for May 27 is 743.73 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) floodgate (east spillway) was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 383 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 14,046 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 14,429 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 59,444 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 632.68 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No gates were open at Robert S. Kerr dam.
  • Three (3) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 25,920 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 18,370 cfs.

The United States Army Corps of Engineer’ current crest prediction for Grand Lake is 754.50 feet on Saturday, May 30. The prediction for Lake Hudson is 635.30 feet, also onMay 30.


 

At 10AM on Wednesday, May 27:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 751.99 feet. Daily target elevation for May 27 is 743.73 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 16,182 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 14,060 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 30,242 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 62,921 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 631.96 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No gates were open at Robert S. Kerr dam.
  • Three (3) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 25,920 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 36,673 cfs.

The United States Army Corps of Engineer’ updated crest prediction for Grand Lake is 754.50 feet on Saturday, May 30. The updated prediction for Lake Hudson is 635.30 feet, also on May 30.


 

At 9AM on Tuesday, May 26, 2015:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 750.21 feet. Daily target elevation for May 26 is 743.67 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 12,744 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 14,078 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 26,822 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 78,693 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 630.01 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No gates were open at Robert S. Kerr dam.
  • Three (3) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 25,920 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 37,315 cfs.

The United States Army Corps of Engineer’ updated crest prediction for Grand Lake is 754.26 feet on Saturday, May 30. The updated prediction for Lake Hudson is 635.15 feet, also on May 30.


 

At 8:30 AM on Monday, May 25:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 747.62 feet. Daily target elevation for May 22 is 743.60 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 8,130 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,976 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 22,106 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 88,289 cfs.
  • Lake Hudson elevation was 627.05 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No gates were open at Robert S. Kerr dam.
  • Three (3) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 25,920 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 52,404 cfs.

The latest crest predictions from the United States Army Corps of Engineers are 753.50 for Grand Lake, late on May 29 and 634.0 for Lake Hudson on May 29. These crests take no further precipitation into account.

Pensacola Dam flood gates