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#10796866 - 04/25/15 04:39 PM Lavon will be in flood stage
slim 285 Offline
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Registered: 08/25/05
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Loc: Squeezepenny
I just drove over the east fork on 380. Lot more water going into the lake. After the Trinity slows down they will be releasing water. The river in Ray Hubbard will finally get a drink

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#10797056 - 04/25/15 06:34 PM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: slim 285]
MV Offline
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Registered: 09/19/03
Posts: 3754
Loc: richardson tx usa
.15 shy of full pool at 5:00pm today. hope they don't come off water restriction.

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#10797063 - 04/25/15 06:41 PM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: MV]
RedRanger Offline
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Registered: 08/20/03
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
Originally Posted By: MV
.15 shy of full pool at 5:00pm today. hope they don't come off water restriction.


Prosper lighten it up last month

Frisco is suppose to go back to twice a week watering May 1st and this was before the heavy rains..
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#10797127 - 04/25/15 07:13 PM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: RedRanger]
TR176 Offline
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Registered: 07/17/10
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Loc: Little Elm
Originally Posted By: RedRanger
Originally Posted By: MV
.15 shy of full pool at 5:00pm today. hope they don't come off water restriction.


Prosper lighten it up last month

Frisco is suppose to go back to twice a week watering May 1st and this was before the heavy rains..


Yes, watering restrictions have been restored to twice a week in all the northern suburbs that get water from, lavon, Chapman, and a little from Texoma.

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#10797192 - 04/25/15 07:55 PM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: slim 285]
David Burton Offline
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Registered: 07/14/11
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Loc: McKinney, TX
.10 at 7:55 (let's call it 8:00). Wow, simply amazing!

COE needs to update the closures for these lakes. Still show several closed for low water.

TPWD still has the warning about low water in Cedar Creek.

This is just such a blessing!!!!
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#10797299 - 04/25/15 08:53 PM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: slim 285]
Crazyfish Offline
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Registered: 05/15/06
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Loc: Royse City, TX
I guess the river will get a good douche really soon. It's been a few years.

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#10797343 - 04/25/15 09:21 PM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: slim 285]
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Been a long time coming.
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#10797437 - 04/25/15 10:24 PM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: slim 285]
slim 285 Offline
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At 10.00 pm the lake had filled and was over full pool .02 of a inch.

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#10797446 - 04/25/15 10:27 PM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: slim 285]
David Burton Offline
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According to news articles in 2012, at 492.5 COE is required to open flood gates!
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#10797457 - 04/25/15 10:32 PM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: David Burton]
MV Offline
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Registered: 09/19/03
Posts: 3754
Loc: richardson tx usa
Originally Posted By: David Burton
.10 at 7:55 (let's call it 8:00). Wow, simply amazing!

COE needs to update the closures for these lakes. Still show several closed for low water.

TPWD still has the warning about low water in Cedar Creek.

This is just such a blessing!!!!


I use www.lakelevel.info

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#10797468 - 04/25/15 10:39 PM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: David Burton]
slim 285 Offline
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Originally Posted By: David Burton
According to news articles in 2012, at 492.5 COE is required to open flood gates!
They will hold the water back waiting for the Trinity down below Dallas to settle down before releasing . In 90 or 91 I seen it at the highest it had ever been. I think it was something like 11' over full pool. At that time they had to raise the flood gates open more than they ever had. I was standing on top of the dam looking down at all the water being released and could fill the dam shaking and rocking and rolling. It did not take long for us to get the hell out of there.
You are right about them having to release the water but only when conditions allow for them to do it without further flooding down stream.

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#10797473 - 04/25/15 10:41 PM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: slim 285]
slim 285 Offline
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http://waterdata.usgs.gov/tx/nwis/current/?type=lake&group_key=basin_cd
This is the one all the rest get there data from.

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#10797627 - 04/26/15 06:19 AM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: slim 285]
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Lavon drainage is what makes Ray Hubbard so good...now flush the hydrilla from the river and set it free to grow in Ray Hubbard main lake.

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#10797851 - 04/26/15 09:30 AM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: slim 285]
ogles824 (aka Lakewaydr50) Offline
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Registered: 12/11/05
Posts: 2398
Loc: NETX
Cool, if they top off Ray Hub they'll turn the pumps off here @ Cooper. TWOK still needs more rain so they may keep the pumps running @ Fork for a while........
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#10798073 - 04/26/15 11:44 AM Re: Lavon will be in flood stage [Re: slim 285]
rodiebob Offline
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Registered: 01/06/05
Posts: 319
Loc: Royse City Texas
Wow, Lavon full again, Texoma close, Chapman -.50, Fork-.50 Hubbard reading -3.50 close to navigable in river..Does need a release from lavon, unfortunately the mouth last time I was in ther silted..We need a colon blow there..
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