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#10876074 - 05/27/15 03:21 PM PK flood gates
catslayer Offline
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Registered: 03/03/08
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Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
heard they are opening the flood gates at pk???? Evacuating Horse shoe bend. Anybody seen or heard?
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#10876103 - 05/27/15 03:33 PM Re: PK flood gates [Re: catslayer]
west tex angler Offline
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Registered: 05/01/14
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Loc: azle texas
I drove by the bridge below the dam at the Rochelle canoe rental and the river was rolling. The Hwy 16 bridge right below dam was blocked off.
I'm sure flood gates are open.
All launches are open except scenic point.
Water very muddy even at dam
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#10876114 - 05/27/15 03:35 PM Re: PK flood gates [Re: catslayer]
Hossman Offline
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Registered: 10/01/03
Posts: 896
Loc: North Richland Hills, TX, USA
PK releasing at 17,700 CFS. Granbury releasing at 25,100. Must be expecting a big and fast rise.

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#10876142 - 05/27/15 03:45 PM Re: PK flood gates [Re: catslayer]
Razorback Offline
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Registered: 08/31/01
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Loc: Tyler, TX, USA
You can tell by the graph at the USGS site that they are definitely releasing water. The lake level has fallen almost 9 inches since early this morning.

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#10876331 - 05/27/15 04:39 PM Re: PK flood gates [Re: catslayer]
B.K.S. Offline
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Loc: Hubbard Creek Lake,Stephens Co...
They had posted on facebook last night they had opened 3 of the floodgates.
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#10876346 - 05/27/15 04:44 PM Re: PK flood gates [Re: B.K.S.]
senko9S Offline
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utilities are shut off, if you're there after 8pm your on your own.
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#10876350 - 05/27/15 04:46 PM Re: PK flood gates [Re: catslayer]
pil,b Offline
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Registered: 05/30/11
Posts: 1217
Loc: abilene,texas
It takes 3 open tp close the hiway behind the dam. fish

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#10876516 - 05/27/15 05:56 PM Re: PK flood gates [Re: catslayer]
Nichols40 Offline
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Registered: 11/28/10
Posts: 286
Loc: DFW/PK
B.R.A. can't stand the lake being full,so this is what we get! Wonder if this counts as water sold to the rice farmers? ;-)

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#10876888 - 05/27/15 08:10 PM Re: PK flood gates [Re: catslayer]
pil,b Offline
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Registered: 05/30/11
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Loc: abilene,texas
No choice lots of water flowing in and would flood homes on PK fish

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#10876931 - 05/27/15 08:24 PM Re: PK flood gates [Re: catslayer]
pkskeetersr Offline
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Registered: 06/07/11
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^ this

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#10877229 - 05/27/15 09:44 PM Re: PK flood gates [Re: catslayer]
9094 Offline
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It was rollinb at Mineral Wells tis mornin

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#10877416 - 05/27/15 11:18 PM Re: PK flood gates [Re: catslayer]
timwins31 Offline
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Registered: 02/04/11
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Loc: DFW
3 gates open per Facebook and they're were evacuating below the dam. And more rain on the way boys. . .

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#10877708 - 05/28/15 07:59 AM Re: PK flood gates [Re: catslayer]
BMCD Offline
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Registered: 11/01/02
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Loc: Katy, Texas US
U release when u can in these situations.

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#10877835 - 05/28/15 08:35 AM Re: PK flood gates [Re: catslayer]
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 4034
Loc: somervell county
I know it's not an exact science but I live on the Brazos here outside Glen Rose and you ought to see the water being released by Granbury! It's in response to PK's release. The amazing thing to me is why these releases from PK didn't start earlier and less aggressively. I was @ PK over Memorial weekend and the lake was a foot or two short of full and they were releasing almost zero despite the flood I saw on the Brazos above the lake(Graham). Seem like the proactive thing would have been to start lesser releases earlier instead of waiting until now and releasing enough to affect the downstream homes with your initial releases. Remember, PK is still not above full so it seems less critical to release too much right now. As said I understand its not an exact science and easy to "armchair quarterback" after the fact but I wish people would check with me before they do something stupid. :-)


Edited by 361V (05/28/15 08:36 AM)
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#10877856 - 05/28/15 08:42 AM Re: PK flood gates [Re: Nichols40]
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Registered: 01/14/12
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Loc: Granbury
Originally Posted By: Nichols40
B.R.A. can't stand the lake being full,so this is what we get! Wonder if this counts as water sold to the rice farmers? ;-)


So are you part of the "Save lake Granbury" sheep? Never satisfied no matter what happens.
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