Toledo Bend Reservoir Advisory #3 May 1, 2024

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Advisory #3 May 1, 2024

TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR – WATER RELEASES

 AS OF TIME:     0530 hrs    

 RESERVOIR ELEV:     172.50 FT. MSL

 SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 300 cfs TO 5000 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
XX XX

 

GENERATORS

 

Generator # Current Status
1 24 hrs at 7,363 cfs
2 24 hrs at 5,841 cfs

 

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

   (CFS)
SPILLWAY 5,000
GENERATORS 13,204
            TOTAL 18,204

 

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 and www.setexasrain.org.   Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.weather.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following websites: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov or https://la.waterdata.usgs.gov.

Actual flooding conditions may vary significantly from the alert based on new or changed conditions; advanced alerts of changed conditions may not be possible.