Tims Ford

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.
Tims Ford will be spilling approximately 3400 cfs until further notice.

Generation Releases

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Day Time Period Generators
2/27/2020 midnight - 9am 1
2/27/2020 9am - 10am 0
2/27/2020 10am - midnight 1

Observed Data

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Day Time (Central) Reservoir Elevation (behind dam)* Tailwater Elevation (below dam)* Average Hourly Discharge*
2/27/2020 5 AM 885.11 751.25 4,777
2/27/2020 6 AM 885.09 751.27 4,801
2/27/2020 7 AM 885.06 751.24 4,784
2/27/2020 8 AM 885.04 751.26 4,780
2/27/2020 9 AM 885.18 748.27 3,418
2/27/2020 10 AM 885.10 746.59 1,210
2/27/2020 11 AM 885.01 750.81 3,140
2/27/2020 noon 885.10 747.71 3,055
2/27/2020 1 PM 884.94 751.10 4,687

Predicted Data

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Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
2/27/2020 1,540 884.59 4,815
2/28/2020 1,378 883.91 4,820
2/29/2020 1,245 883.20 4,820

*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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