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Old 08-08-2017, 07:34 AM   #226
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I receive an alert when TRL hits 917, going either direction.

I got 6 alerts today!

I think I am going to take my boat out of the boathouse and put into dry storage down here in Louisiana today. Good bit of heavy rain past few days, more in forecast, and drawdown scheduled to begin Labor Day. I think I will go ahead and make the move. ... Very unusual summer.
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Old 09-06-2017, 01:49 PM   #227
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Busy, busy lake.

I'm so thankful we get to be on it other than when everyone else has to be on it.
Typical holiday busy weekend. It sure was a big difference waking up on the lake Tuesday morning. I did not see 1 boat till 8:30am and the parking lot and dock we were at was totally empty except for my car. Like a ghost town. Nice!
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Old 10-13-2017, 05:04 AM   #228
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TRL
13OCT2017 0500 916.19
below the power pool

Beaver
13OCT2017 0500 1119.98
Below power pool

Bull Shoals
13OCT2017 0500 657.88
Below power pool

Taneycomo
700.67 10-13-2017

Norfork Lake
13OCT2017 0500 553.58
Below Power Pool
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Old 11-11-2017, 08:10 AM   #229
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It varies slightly at different times of the year, but, generally speaking, the total 3-lake cushion between operating pool and flood stage is around 55 feet.

Right now the cushion is about 67 feet. 41 of it is in Bull Shoals.
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Old 11-25-2017, 05:36 PM   #230
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Running a pretty steady 35 MwH through the turbines. Even though the warmer weather doesn't demand the power, and Table Rock is dropping below 915. Is the CoE starting to prepair for spring rains instead of just holding the lake at full pool?
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:27 PM   #231
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Table Rock has officially "turned over". The oxygen rich upper level has mixed with the oxygen depleted deep water. Ending a generation restriction in place to protect the well being of fish in Taneycomo where the desolved oxygen level has been quite low.
With much colder weather moving in, expect to see more generation, and an increase in your "cushion".
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Old 12-25-2017, 06:19 AM   #232
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25dec2017 0500 911.28

Quite a large drop.
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Old 01-04-2018, 04:33 PM   #233
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I wonder if there is a plan?????
Went back and compared previous years using this site:
http://tablerock.uslakes.info/Level.asp

In 4 out of the last 5 years (not counting the the 2015 flood) it seems like it steadily drops in Nov and Dec, and then kinda' flatlines in January. Is that a result of a contracted/negotiated amount of power generation maybe - I dunno'?

I would have expected Jan to be similar to the others, but it isn't, and then Feb doesn't seem to be consistent one way or the other.
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Old 01-04-2018, 05:21 PM   #234
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Went back and compared previous years using this site:
http://tablerock.uslakes.info/Level.asp

In 4 out of the last 5 years (not counting the the 2015 flood) it seems like it steadily drops in Nov and Dec, and then kinda' flatlines in January. Is that a result of a contracted/negotiated amount of power generation maybe - I dunno'?

I would have expected Jan to be similar to the others, but it isn't, and then Feb doesn't seem to be consistent one way or the other.
You were participating in the flood thread back then, but here's the late Spring flood year of 2011:

02/08/2011 906.13 04/27/2011 935.46

You may recall that for some reason when it was at that low in February, it was allowed to come back up to 915 when there was no weather event to account for the rise.

Then, when the deluge(s) began, there was not enough cushion. I have referred to cushion, meaning the total available in Beaver, Table Rock and Bull Shoals.

Not that I matter, but I have advocated keeping it around 905 this time of year, and similar in Beaver and Bull Shoals.
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Old 01-04-2018, 09:57 PM   #235
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Went back and compared previous years using this site:
http://tablerock.uslakes.info/Level.asp

In 4 out of the last 5 years (not counting the the 2015 flood) it seems like it steadily drops in Nov and Dec, and then kinda' flatlines in January. Is that a result of a contracted/negotiated amount of power generation maybe - I dunno'?

I would have expected Jan to be similar to the others, but it isn't, and then Feb doesn't seem to be consistent one way or the other.
Much more complicated than just one lake level chart. What was the temperatures like in those Nov.-Dec. periods. Colder weather, more generation, water gets let out. What was the precipitation during those two months. Then was the pattern in the following February periods warmer, colder, wetter, dryer?
Lots of variables in the fine balance between flood control, power production, and recreation.
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Old 01-05-2018, 07:57 AM   #236
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Not that I matter, but I have advocated keeping it around 905 this time of year, and similar in Beaver and Bull Shoals.
I'd be ok with 905. That exposes enough trees that it would keep the go-fast idjits slowed down when they're heading in/out of the coves.

It does create some challenges with being able to get the dock far enough out as we go way past the preferred 90 degree angle for the lake side anchor cables. At that level we're pretty much out of cable on the shore side and have to move those anchors out.

Everyone that jumps, or has family jumping, off the bluffs (Baxter & point 10 party cove in particular) should visit those places while the lake is at 905 and see what lies beneath where they jump when it's at the "normal" level

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Old 01-05-2018, 08:59 AM   #237
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Everyone that jumps, or has family jumping, off the bluffs (Baxter & point 10 party cove in particular) should visit those places while the lake is at 905 and see what lies beneath where they jump when it's at the "normal" level
Yessir, but none of them are around when the Lake is down to that level. I'm amazed there have been no horrible "impaling" accidents at those sites.

Same goes with those towing tubers, skiers, wakeboarders etc. that buzz back into coves and tow their unsuspecting people directly over the tops of all the Pole Timber that has broken off just below the 915 level and is just waiting for someone to fall off.

Anglers who fish this pond year-round know what is under these waters and just cringe when we see the care-free, unknowing water sports participants get dragged into these areas.
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Old 01-31-2018, 08:55 AM   #238
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31jan2018 0600 909.01
Nice & steady. A lot less cranking on the winches this winter
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Nice & steady. A lot less cranking on the winches this winter
Two winters ago ran off that year's docktender. Last winter ran off that docktender.

Maybe this winter's will wanna do it again next year.

As long as work is not hard, people tend to like it.

I did it for a lot of years, and, yes, it can be hard.
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09feb2018 1000 908.63

It varies slightly at different times of the year, but, generally speaking, the total 3-lake cushion between operating pool and flood stage is around 55 feet.

I believe the cushion is at 88 feet now.
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