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.

Generation Releases

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Day Time Period Generators
10/18/2018 midnight - midnight 4 or more
10/19/2018 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*
10/18/2018 7 AM 355.20 312.26 63,990
10/18/2018 8 AM 355.18 312.24 63,957
10/18/2018 9 AM 355.27 311.54 40,877
10/18/2018 10 AM 355.31 311.27 38,670
10/18/2018 11 AM 355.33 311.69 38,914
10/18/2018 noon 355.33 311.51 39,025
10/18/2018 1 PM 355.34 311.44 38,882
10/18/2018 2 PM 355.35 311.46 38,943
10/18/2018 3 PM 355.32 311.43 39,041

Predicted Data

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Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
10/18/2018 69,735 355.38 50,087
10/19/2018 59,013 355.49 51,700
10/20/2018 50,945 355.50 51,700

*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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