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Carlyle Lake Update

CARLYLE LAKE - As of 8:00 a.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was456.51 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) with a release rate of approximately 10,000 cubic feet persecond (cfs). The inflow for Thursday, May 11, 2017 was approximately 14,870 day second feet (dsf). Due to the rainfall that has occurred throughout the past few days, the pool is projected to crest at 456.80 feet NGVD on Saturday, May 13, 2017. This is about 12 feet above summer guide elevation of 445.0 feet NGVD. [Read More]
Published: May-11-17

Carlyle Lake Increasing Downstream Releases

As of 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 456.34 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD), with a release of approximately 7,5000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Monday, May 8, 2017 was approximately 13,920 day second feet (dsf). With current precipitation on the ground, Carlyle Lake is currently cresting. In order to free up flood control storage in the lake and to continue to provide benefits to other project purposes, in accordance with the water control plan, downstream releases will be increased to approximately10,000 cfs on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. [Read More]
Published: May-10-17

Reopening South Fork Recreation Area at Mark Twain Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake reopened the South Fork Recreation Area off State Highway 154, at approximately 11:00 AM on May 9, 2017. Flood debris has been removed from the ramp and is now available for public use. The Corps of Engineers apologizes for any inconveniences this action may have caused visitors and local businesses. If you need additional information, please contact the Mark Twain Lake Project Office at 573-735-4097. [Read More]
Published: May-10-17

Mark Twain Lake Corps of Engineers Beaches to Open Later Than Planned

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, at Mark Twain Lake, will open the John F. Spalding and Indian Creek Beaches on May 19, 2017. This is one week later than originally planned, due to recent rain events and elevated lake levels. When the water recedes, the beaches will be inspected for safety, swim area buoy lines installed, and opened for use. If you have any questions, please contact the Mark Twain Lake Project Office at (573) 735-4097. [Read More]
Published: May-10-17

Lake Shelbyville to host Pack the Park at Forest W. “Bo” Wood

Camping season is finally upon us. To celebrate, Lake Shelbyville, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide free camping during Pack the Park at Forest W. “Bo” Wood Campground on May 11-13, 2017. Campsites will be available on a first come, first served basis Thursday through Saturday night. Paid camping will resume on Sunday, May 14. [Read More]
Published: May-09-17

High Water at Lake Shelbyville

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville has reported high water conditions at the lake. The pool elevation has risen to 11.39 feet above normal summer pool (599.7 feet referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD). The level as of 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9 was 611.09 feet NVGD and the discharge rate was 1,900 cubic feet per second (cfs). Lake Shelbyville is expected to crest on Thursday, May 11, at 612.5 feet NGVD. This is based on the current discharge rate with no additional precipitation. [Read More]
Published: May-09-17

Bring Back the Monarchs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake is hosting Bring Back the Monarchs on Saturday, May 20, 2017 to commemorate National Park Trust’s (NPT) Sixth Annual National Kids to Parks Day. The event will take place at the Carlyle Lake Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Over the past several years the monarch butterfly population has reached its lowest level since 1993. Participants at the event can help the recovery by assisting with milkweed and wildflower plantings that will help provide monarchs with food, cover and host plants to lay their eggs. Other activities will include a monarch program, monarch crafts, and photo opportunities. [Read More]
Published: May-08-17

Temporary Road Closures at Carlyle Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be temporarily closing Lake Road in the Dam West Recreation Area from 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017 until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Also, portions of the Saddle Dam II roadway will be closed on May 9-10, 2017 for maintenance and resurfacing. These closures are necessary to provide public safety during routine maintenance and road work. [Read More]
Published: May-08-17

Carlyle Lake Pool Update

CARLYLE LAKE - As of 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 7th, 2017 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 455.60 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) with a release rate of approximately 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Saturday, May 6th, 2017 was approximately 29,880 day second feet (dsf). Due to the rainfall that has occurred throughout the past several days, the pool is projected to crest at less than 456.0 feet NGVD on Tuesday, May 09, 2017. This is about 11 feet above summer guide elevation of 445.0 feet NGVD. In accordance with the water control plan, releases from Carlyle Lake will be increased to approximately 6,800 cfs through a series of gate changes that will be made throughout the day. [Read More]
Published: May-08-17

Carlyle Lake Pool Update, May 7

As of 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 7th, 2017 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 455.60 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) with a release rate of approximately 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Saturday, May 6th, 2017 was approximately 29,880 day second feet (dsf). Due to the rainfall that has occurred throughout the past several days, the pool is projected to crest at less than 456.0 feet NGVD on Tuesday, May 09, 2017. [Read More]
Published: May-08-17
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