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
11/20/2018 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*
11/19/2018 10 PM 357.20 319.86 127,494
11/19/2018 11 PM 357.19 319.88 127,481
11/19/2018 midnight 357.19 319.95 127,474
11/20/2018 1 AM 357.19 319.86 127,502
11/20/2018 2 AM 357.19 319.89 127,470
11/20/2018 3 AM 357.21 319.88 127,567
11/20/2018 4 AM 357.22 320.01 127,663
11/20/2018 5 AM 357.22 320.00 127,622
11/20/2018 6 AM 357.21 320.00 127,691

Predicted Data

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Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
11/20/2018 128,590 357.20 128,400
11/21/2018 100,170 357.06 128,225
11/22/2018 87,453 356.79 126,500

*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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