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Posted May 20, 2019

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #10

AS OF TIME:    0045 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     173.12 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 22,144 cfs TO 33,144 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

11

3

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 6556 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6822 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

33144

GENERATORS

13378

            TOTAL

46522

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

 

Posted May 19, 2019

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #9

AS OF TIME:    1000 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     172.90 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 11,144 cfs TO 22,144 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

11

2

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 6556 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6822 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

22144

GENERATORS

13378

            TOTAL

35522

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

 

Posted May 17, 2019

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #8

AS OF TIME:   1830 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     172.40 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 22,144 cfs TO 11,144 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

11

1

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 7060 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6414 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

11144

GENERATORS

13474

            TOTAL

24618

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

 

Posted May 15, 2019

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #7

AS OF TIME:    1530 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     172.75 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 33,144 cfs TO 22,144 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

11

2

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 7430 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6470 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

22144

GENERATORS

13900

            TOTAL

36044

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

 

Posted May 11, 2019

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #6

AS OF TIME:    1330 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     173.11 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 22144 cfs TO 33144 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

11

3

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 7175 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6675 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

33144

GENERATORS

13850

            TOTAL

46994

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

Posted May 10, 2019

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #5

AS OF TIME:    0815 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     172.93 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 11144 cfs TO 22144 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

11

2

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 6380 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6570 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

22144

GENERATORS

12950

            TOTAL

35094

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

 

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #4

AS OF TIME:    0315 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     172.73 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 5144 cfs TO 11144 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

5

2

 1

 1

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 6050 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6197 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

11144

GENERATORS

12247

            TOTAL

23391

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

 

Posted May 9, 2019

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #3

AS OF TIME:    1400 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     172.50 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 0 cfs TO 5144 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

5

1

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 6050 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6197 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

5144

GENERATORS

12247

            TOTAL

17391

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

 

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #2

Persons having interests in the Sabine River Basin below the reservoir are hereby advised that on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 0645 hours, the reservoir elevation was 172.42  ft. MSL. Currently, both generators are operating 24 hours per day.  If the reservoir continues to rise, spillway gates will have to be opened.  Spillway releases will be initiated around 172.5’ MSL.

Interested persons should monitor current river and reservoir levels and reservoir release amounts since the river could reach flood stage and evacuation of persons, animals, and property may become necessary.

Releases through the spillway gates, depending on upstream and downstream conditions, will be made in accordance with the Toledo Bend Spillway Operating Guide as approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.  The first step will be to open five gates one foot each.

Once the spillway releases begin, the local sheriff’s office, as well as the Toledo Bend Project offices at the dam site will be able to give the latest reported river stages and river forecasts received from the National Weather Service, River Forecast Center.

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com , www.sratx.org or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

Toledo Bend Reservoir is not a flood control reservoir and can experience significant rises in elevation in a short time span, as much as one to two feet in a 24 to 36 hour period.

 

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #1

Persons having interests in the Sabine River Basin below the reservoir are hereby advised that on Thursday, May 9, 2019  at 0600 hours, the reservoir elevation was 172.39 ft. MSL.  Currently, both generators are operating 24 hours per day.

Inflow information from the National Weather Service Forecast Center is currently being monitored. Should the reservoir continue to rise, spillway gates may have to be opened.  Releases through the spillway gates will be made in accordance with the Toledo Bend Spillway Operating Guide as approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Toledo Bend Reservoir is not a flood control reservoir and can experience significant rises in elevation in a short time span. The Sabine River Authority of Texas and the Sabine River Authority, State of Louisiana emphasize the importance of keeping informed and staying safe during a rain event.

Interested persons should monitor current river and reservoir levels since the Sabine River could reach flood stage and evacuation of persons, animals and property may become necessary.

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com or www.sratx.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.


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