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#10843490 - 05/14/15 08:29 AM When did we move to Seattle?
Frank the Tank Offline
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Registered: 02/27/13
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Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
This forecast is incredible, and one I have not seen since about 8 or 9 years ago when it seemed to rain every day in May. Unbelievable. But my question pertains to Tawakoni. I have been monitoring lake levels in the DFW/ETEX area as I am sure most have, and I am curious why Tawakoni's rise is so much slower than others in the area. Does it have a much smaller water shed and fewer large feeder creeks? Thanks
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#10843504 - 05/14/15 08:37 AM Re: When did we move to Seattle? [Re: Frank the Tank]
Razorback Offline
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Registered: 08/31/01
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Loc: Tyler, TX, USA
I've been wondering the same thing. They can't pump any more water out of Tawakoni because as far as I know every lake they could pump it to is full or flooded.

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#10843550 - 05/14/15 08:51 AM Re: When did we move to Seattle? [Re: Frank the Tank]
Fish hunter 59 Offline
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Over 6 inches at the ranch this week North of Amistad in Comstock. Crazy...
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#10843631 - 05/14/15 09:18 AM Re: When did we move to Seattle? [Re: Frank the Tank]
redskeeter190 Offline
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Registered: 05/02/09
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If ya'll feel the need......you can pump some of your water to Clyde Lake.....you can walk across it.....very sad...

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#10843658 - 05/14/15 09:26 AM Re: When did we move to Seattle? [Re: Frank the Tank]
RedRaider3933 Offline
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I believe they are trying to hold the level somewhat constant for the bridge construction.
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#10843687 - 05/14/15 09:36 AM Re: When did we move to Seattle? [Re: RedRaider3933]
slim 285 Offline
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Registered: 08/25/05
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Originally Posted By: RedRaider3933
I believe they are trying to hold the level somewhat constant for the bridge construction.

This is not true. I just got off the phone with the Sabine River authority . There is know flood gates on Tawakoni . The lake has a small watershed and has just not caught the rain.


Edited by slim 285 (05/14/15 09:44 AM)

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