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#10838559 - 05/12/15 01:30 PM Eagle Mountain TRWD opening flood gates
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Just went over the Eagle Mountain spillway and the TRWD crews were releasing water and opening more gates popcorn peep

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#10838666 - 05/12/15 02:05 PM Re: Eagle Mountain TRWD opening flood gates [Re: Bass&More]
KickerFish29 Offline
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Hey Jon, Dave talked to TRWD yesterday and they told him that they were expecting it to be 2 foot over full by Wednesday and that was without any additional rain.


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#10838671 - 05/12/15 02:07 PM Re: Eagle Mountain TRWD opening flood gates [Re: Bass&More]
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Probably releasing to make sure it doesn't flood. I believe we'll be getting additional rain this week and weekend.

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#10838680 - 05/12/15 02:10 PM Re: Eagle Mountain TRWD opening flood gates [Re: Bass&More]
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Wouldn't it be a shame if lakes that haven't been full in years were lowered in anticipation of more rain...and then the expected rain didn't materialize.

We can only forecast weather, we can't make it happen.

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#10838796 - 05/12/15 02:44 PM Re: Eagle Mountain TRWD opening flood gates [Re: KickerFish29]
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Originally Posted By: KickerFish29
Hey Jon, Dave talked to TRWD yesterday and they told him that they were expecting it to be 2 foot over full by Wednesday and that was without any additional rain.


Eagle Mountain Dam gates are also open up past Vance's camp. The company I work for backs up to the creek on the opposite side Vance's camp and its flowing fast and almost out of the banks. eeks peep

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#10838900 - 05/12/15 03:28 PM Re: Eagle Mountain TRWD opening flood gates [Re: Bass&More]
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Originally Posted By: Bass&More
Originally Posted By: KickerFish29
Hey Jon, Dave talked to TRWD yesterday and they told him that they were expecting it to be 2 foot over full by Wednesday and that was without any additional rain.


Eagle Mountain Dam gates are also open up past Vance's camp. The company I work for backs up to the creek on the opposite side Vance's camp and its flowing fast and almost out of the banks. eeks peep

Yep, I just drove down there and saw that too. There's still water coming in so hopefully they are just regulating it and not banking on more rain!!!
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#10838971 - 05/12/15 03:52 PM Re: Eagle Mountain TRWD opening flood gates [Re: Bass&More]
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according to TPWD site, the lake is down .26' right now, so it is 3" low, with water coming in, so another lake full, which is GREAT!!! As mentioned, hopefully they are reading the weather and water correctly so as NOT to let too much out.

http://waterdatafortexas.org/reservoirs/individual/eagle-mountain

Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

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#10838981 - 05/12/15 03:56 PM Re: Eagle Mountain TRWD opening flood gates [Re: Bass&More]
DFWBass Offline
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Just saw this on their website:


Lake Level Blog

Update May 12th at 1pm

May 12, 2015

As of Tuesday May 12, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. - the following projections are based on on-ground flow conditions barring further rainfall:

Lake Bridgeport - Conservation Elevation (normal pool) = 836.00 ft-msl

Current elevation is 820.97 ft-msl. Bridgeport is expected to rise through the day and reach near 821.2 ft-msl by 7:00 p.m. today.

Eagle Mountain Lake - Conservation elevation (normal pool) = 649.10 ft-msl

Current elevation is 649.09 ft-msl. Eagle Mountain is expected to rise throughout the day and reach near 649.22 ft-msl by 7:00 p.m. today.

Eagle Mountain will be discharging 2848 cfs down to Lake Worth, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Lake Worth - Conservation elevation (normal pool) = 594.00 ft-msl

Current elevation is 592.48 ft-msl. Lake Worth will be rising slowly throughout the day and is expected to reach near 593.06 ft-msl by 7:00 p.m. today.

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#10838985 - 05/12/15 03:59 PM Re: Eagle Mountain TRWD opening flood gates [Re: Bass&More]
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I am pretty sure more is coming in they are letting out. The guage at Boyd is at flood stage. I think there intention is to let out as much water as they can in order to minimize the upcoming flood. Lewisville and Grapevine are letting out along with Cedar Creek and Richland Chambers. If there is not a coordinated effort the lower a Trinity will flood. I am more worried about ramps flooding out than I am TRWD letting out too much water.
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#10838997 - 05/12/15 04:05 PM Re: Eagle Mountain TRWD opening flood gates [Re: Bass&More]
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#10839000 - 05/12/15 04:06 PM Re: Eagle Mountain TRWD opening flood gates [Re: Bass&More]
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