Nickajack

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.
Nickajack will be spilling intermittently until further notice.

Generation Releases

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Day Time Period Generators
12/12/2018 midnight - midnight 2 or more

Observed Data

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Day Time (Central) Reservoir Elevation (behind dam)* Tailwater Elevation (below dam)* Average Hourly Discharge*
12/11/2018 5 PM 632.20 602.85 74,584
12/11/2018 6 PM 632.33 603.20 80,559
12/11/2018 7 PM 632.52 603.31 86,899
12/11/2018 8 PM 632.50 603.85 97,440
12/11/2018 9 PM 632.59 603.99 98,148
12/11/2018 10 PM 632.63 604.06 98,129
12/11/2018 11 PM 632.50 604.11 98,122
12/11/2018 midnight 632.53 603.79 96,118
12/12/2018 1 AM 632.45 603.33 82,011

Predicted Data

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Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
12/12/2018 88,340 632.25 90,130
12/13/2018 87,390 632.50 86,682
12/14/2018 86,528 632.50 86,565

*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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