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Lake Barkley & Kentucky Lake Levels & Conditions

All Statistics and Data last updated on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 PM Central Time  

Lake Elevations
 
Kentucky Lake
Lake Barkley
Upper Stage (Lake)
358.43 'Lake levels steady over the past 12hrs
358.35 'Lake levels decreasing over the past 12hrs
Upper Level Change in past 12hrs
0.02 'Lake levels steady over the past 12hrs
0.10 'Lake levels decreasing over the past 12hrs
Upper Level Change in past 24hrs
0.10 'Lake levels increasing over the past 12hrs
0.45 'Lake levels decreasing over the past 12hrs
Departure from Normal Elevation
4.43 'Lake levels higher than normal elevation
4.35 'Lake levels higher than normal elevation
Predicted Elevation for 7/21/2014
358.39 'Lake levels steady over the past 12hrs
N/A
Lower Stage (River)
300.53 'Lake levels decreasing over the past 12hrs
303.65 'Lake levels increasing over the past 12hrs
Lower Level Change in past 12hrs
0.51 'Lake levels decreasing over the past 12hrs
0.70 'Lake levels increasing over the past 12hrs
Lower Level Change in past 24hrs
0.36 'Lake levels decreasing over the past 12hrs
3.15 'Lake levels decreasing over the past 12hrs
Normal Summer Pool
359.0'
359.0'
Normal Winter Pool
354.0'
354.0'
Hourly updated levels

*Lake Elevation data is provided by the Tennessee Valley Authority

 
Lake Conditions & Current
 
Kentucky Lake
Lake Barkley
Avg Hourly Flow (CFS)
25,514
16,000
Current Strength
Low
Average
Release Schedules
7/22/2014
noon - midnight

7/22/2014
9pm - midnight
 
Lake Barkley & Kentucky Lake Level Records
 
Kentucky Lake
Lake Barkley
Record High
372.5' 5/4/2011
372.5' 5/4/2011
Previous Record High
369.99' 5/11/84
370.04' 5/11/84
Record Low
348.02' 3/11/61
353.20' 4/19/82
 
Current Weather around the Lakes
Lake Barkley & Kentucky Lake Sunrise Time Sunrise
5:22am
Lake Barkley & Kentucky Lake Sunset Time Sunset
8:17 pm
Pollen Forecast
Lake Barkley & Kentucky Lake PollenBased on past pollen counts and expected weather conditions, pollen levels will remain in the extremely low range.
Lake Temperatures
Kentucky Lake*
82.9°
Kentucky Dam
82°
Barkley Dam
82°
Normal Temps**
80-84°
* Reported at Murray State's Hancock Biological Station located near Eggner's Ferry Bridge near mile marker 35 on Kentucky Lake.

** Average Lake Barkley & Kentucky Lake Water Temperatures for this time of year. View Chart HERE

Lake Levels increasing in past 24hrs Rising level in the past 24hrs
Falling level in the past 24hrs
Lake levels have been fluctuating within last 24hrs Fluctuating level in the past 24hrs

Lake Levels increasing in past 24hrs Steady levels, little to no change

Helpful Links:
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
US Army Corp of Engineers (USACE)
Hancock Biological Station


All Data collected from TVA, USACE, and Hancock Biological Station. Updated Daily.







*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
All Statistics and Data last updated on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 PM Central Time;