The information below is provided by TVA via its web site www.tva.gov. I encourage everyone to review the site, it has a wealth of information concerning the operation and status of the various lakes of the Tennessee River.
The major impact this week is the recent series of rain storms that have traversed East Tennessee and the watershed basin that feeds the Tennessee River. Lake levels are up above winter pool and are likely to remain slightly above for the next week. The video clip below shows the water level as of this past Sunday the 22nd of January.
Latest Operating Information
Please note! Water release schedules often change without notice due to unanticipated changes in weather conditions and power system requirements.
Use caution near dams. A large amount of water may be discharged without warning at any time. Your safety depends on obeying all posted safety regulations and warnings. Learn more.
|1/24/2012||6am – midnight||4 or more|
|1/25/2012||midnight – 1am||4 or more|
*Elevations are in feet above sea level. Discharges are in cubic feet
per second and are reported at the end of the hour.
|Day||Average Inflow*||Midnight Elevation*||Average Outflow*|
*Elevations are in feet above sea level. Flows are in cubic feet per second.
Water release schedules are updated periodically throughout the day. Next-day release schedules are usually available by 6 p.m. of the current day.
Observed water levels also are updated periodically throughout the day. Predicted water levels are updated at least once a day, by 1 p.m. Eastern time, and may be updated more frequently when conditions warrant.