Wheeler

Latest Operating Information

Please note! Water release schedules often change without notice due to unanticipated changes in weather conditions and power system requirements.

Use caution near dams. A large amount of water may be discharged without warning at any time. Your safety depends on obeying all posted safety regulations and warnings. Learn more.

Wheeler will be spilling until further notice.

Generation Releases

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Day Time Period Generators
11/20/2018 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*
11/19/2018 10 PM 552.97 507.61 126,034
11/19/2018 11 PM 552.96 507.62 126,080
11/19/2018 midnight 552.93 507.65 125,801
11/20/2018 1 AM 552.91 507.67 125,905
11/20/2018 2 AM 552.90 507.71 125,812
11/20/2018 3 AM 552.87 507.68 125,847
11/20/2018 4 AM 552.84 507.67 125,688
11/20/2018 5 AM 552.81 507.69 125,655
11/20/2018 6 AM 552.80 507.70 125,785

Predicted Data

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Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
11/20/2018 107,025 552.47 119,730
11/21/2018 94,610 552.39 103,880
11/22/2018 83,403 552.32 87,550

*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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