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#10829523 - 05/08/15 08:19 PM Grapevine Officially Full!
Financial Fisher Offline
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Registered: 10/26/08
Posts: 103
Loc: Irving
Last time I was there it was 10ft lower. I forgot what it looks like full, can't wait to see!

http://waterdata.usgs.gov/tx/nwis/uv?cb_...date=2015-05-08
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#10829746 - 05/08/15 09:46 PM Re: Grapevine Officially Full! [Re: Financial Fisher]
PowerLizard Offline
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Registered: 03/08/03
Posts: 1880
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Yup! I drove over the dam today and the water looks like chocolate milk that has not been thoroughly stirred. Denton Creek is still in flood stage dumping more water into Lake Grapevine with more rain in the forecast. It is going to get even higher.

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#10830181 - 05/09/15 08:25 AM Re: Grapevine Officially Full! [Re: Financial Fisher]
Scott in Flower Mound Offline
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Registered: 05/24/14
Posts: 559
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
It's funny. I got so accustomed to bank fishing the TC area of the lake when it was 12' down, that now I have no idea how to fish it. Also, the last couple of times I fished the banks with the new water levels, I've lost a whole lot of lures to all that brush that's now freshly underwater. I'll definitely need to re-learn how to fish the new bank structure, once the water settles down.

Also need to spool up some braid to rip my lures out of all that submerged brush.

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#10831495 - 05/09/15 07:44 PM Re: Grapevine Officially Full! [Re: Financial Fisher]
ALLANGT Offline
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Registered: 01/19/04
Posts: 581
Loc: Little Elm
+1.26 ft 5/9/2015 6:45:00 PM
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#10832767 - 05/10/15 12:32 PM Re: Grapevine Officially Full! [Re: Financial Fisher]
Scott in Flower Mound Offline
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Registered: 05/24/14
Posts: 559
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Here's a jaw-dropper for everyone. If this rain keeps up, they're going to have to release water!


Who ever thought that would be a possibility 4 months ago???

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#10833469 - 05/10/15 06:19 PM Re: Grapevine Officially Full! [Re: Scott in Flower Mound]
BrianTx01 Offline
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Registered: 04/13/09
Posts: 5810
Loc: Fort Worth
Originally Posted By: Scott in Flower Mound
Here's a jaw-dropper for everyone. If this rain keeps up, they're going to have to release water!


Who ever thought that would be a possibility 4 months ago???


The have just about shut down releases. They are going to let it flood until downstream conditions improve...then they will let Lewisville out first. It is 3' feet high and rising. Expect it to be double that in a couple of days.

This will give you a good idea of the inflow:

http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=fwd&gage=dcjt2

And this shows you releases:

http://www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/reports/fish.htm
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#10833524 - 05/10/15 06:38 PM Re: Grapevine Officially Full! [Re: Financial Fisher]
ALLANGT Offline
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Registered: 01/19/04
Posts: 581
Loc: Little Elm
Now: Grapevine is +3.42 5/10/2015 5:45:00 PM
Lewisville is +4.07 5/10/2015 5:30:00 PM
Ray Roberts is about to shut down all the ramps for high water. +5.41 5/10/2015 5:15:00 PM
My what a difference a few days make..lol
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