Fort Loudoun

Latest Operating Information
WARNING! Water release schedules can change without notice due to unanticipated weather changes or power system requirements. Large amounts of water could be discharged at any time. Use caution! Obey all posted safety regulations and precautions!  Vital safety information.
Fort Loudoun will be spilling until further notice.

Generation Releases

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Day Time Period Generators
1/16/2019 1am - midnight 2 or more
1/17/2019 midnight - midnight 2 or more
1/18/2019 midnight - 1am 2 or more

Observed Data

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Day Time (Eastern) Reservoir Elevation (behind dam)* Tailwater Elevation (below dam)* Average Hourly Discharge*
1/16/2019 10 AM 808.79 744.65 52,647
1/16/2019 11 AM 808.79 744.61 52,669
1/16/2019 noon 808.78 744.63 52,625
1/16/2019 1 PM 808.76 744.66 52,806
1/16/2019 2 PM 808.74 744.65 52,832
1/16/2019 3 PM 808.72 744.68 52,870
1/16/2019 4 PM 808.70 744.63 52,841
1/16/2019 5 PM 808.69 744.62 52,820
1/16/2019 6 PM 808.69 744.63 52,831

Predicted Data

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Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
1/16/2019 52,158 808.74 52,720
1/17/2019 50,788 808.81 50,375
1/18/2019 49,390 809.03 48,000

*Elevations are in feet above sea level. Discharges are in cubic feet per second and are reported at the end of the hour.

Notes:

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.

 

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