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
12/12/2018 1am - midnight 2 or more
12/13/2018 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*
12/11/2018 6 PM 808.08 743.51 46,977
12/11/2018 7 PM 808.07 743.50 46,947
12/11/2018 8 PM 808.06 743.52 46,943
12/11/2018 9 PM 808.06 743.52 46,924
12/11/2018 10 PM 808.05 743.51 46,998
12/11/2018 11 PM 808.04 743.51 47,012
12/11/2018 midnight 808.03 743.52 46,918
12/12/2018 1 AM 808.02 743.50 46,900
12/12/2018 2 AM 808.01 743.52 46,917

Predicted Data

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Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
12/12/2018 44,615 807.66 46,900
12/13/2018 41,473 807.50 42,475
12/14/2018 41,085 807.67 40,000

*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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