Kentucky

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.
Kentucky will be spilling until further notice.

Generation Releases

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Day Time Period Generators
12/18/2018 midnight - midnight 4 or more

Observed Data

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Day Time (Central) Reservoir Elevation (behind dam)* Tailwater Elevation (below dam)* Average Hourly Discharge*
12/17/2018 11 PM 355.89 320.16 167,864
12/17/2018 midnight 355.87 320.22 167,656
12/18/2018 1 AM 355.89 320.33 167,703
12/18/2018 2 AM 355.88 320.28 167,784
12/18/2018 3 AM 355.88 320.40 167,625
12/18/2018 4 AM 355.87 320.37 167,513
12/18/2018 5 AM 355.86 320.39 167,346
12/18/2018 6 AM 355.86 320.41 167,285
12/18/2018 7 AM 355.85 320.50 167,156

Predicted Data

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Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
12/18/2018 150,858 355.71 166,125
12/19/2018 127,873 355.42 163,210
12/20/2018 117,123 355.34 145,998

*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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