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
11/19/2018 1am - midnight 2 or more
11/20/2018 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*
11/19/2018 5 AM 810.18 743.67 42,815
11/19/2018 6 AM 810.17 743.66 42,832
11/19/2018 7 AM 810.16 743.70 42,834
11/19/2018 8 AM 810.14 743.68 42,846
11/19/2018 9 AM 810.14 743.67 42,875
11/19/2018 10 AM 810.14 743.66 42,799
11/19/2018 11 AM 810.14 743.64 42,735
11/19/2018 noon 810.14 743.63 42,730
11/19/2018 1 PM 810.12 743.65 42,750

Predicted Data

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Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
11/19/2018 39,515 810.12 40,435
11/20/2018 37,295 810.02 38,000
11/21/2018 36,863 809.85 38,000

*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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