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#10877904 - 05/28/15 09:08 AM NM is very close to setting a new record
Keith Speer Offline
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Registered: 12/21/07
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Loc: Frost, Tx
NM needs to rise .23' to set a new lake level record set back in 5/18/68.
440.36' = 15.86' above normal.
Current level is 440.13'
The top of the gates are 443.00', there is 2.87' of free board left on the gates.....
The Corp of Engineers said the gates are not designed for the water to go over the gates, time will tell.
They may not can wait for the Trinity River to go down before opening the gates if we get another big rain......
Happy Crappie hunting....



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#10877999 - 05/28/15 09:50 AM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: Keith Speer]
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Thanks for the info, Keith.
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#10878079 - 05/28/15 10:24 AM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: Keith Speer]
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Here is a little note COE...

If the gates ain't made for water to go over, you might want to open them.

A little flooding is better than a catastrophic failure.

Here's your sign!
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#10878090 - 05/28/15 10:27 AM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: MrRoachie]
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#10878220 - 05/28/15 11:14 AM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: MrRoachie]
big10 Offline
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Originally Posted By: MrRoachie
Here is a little note COE...

If the gates ain't made for water to go over, you might want to open them.

A little flooding is better than a catastrophic failure.

Here's your sign!


So I guess I'm not the only one that thinks this!!
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#10879873 - 05/28/15 11:17 PM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: Keith Speer]
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what's the current news!?
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#10879901 - 05/28/15 11:43 PM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: Keith Speer]
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Haven't been out to see Elmo at the Marina in a while. Is the Marina weathering the high levels well? He has done so much to make that a great place to fish, I was kinda worried.

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#10880252 - 05/29/15 08:32 AM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: Keith Speer]
BigShowTexan Offline
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440.39 as of this morning!
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#10881520 - 05/29/15 03:59 PM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: Keith Speer]
Ken Gaby Online   content
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440.70 about 3 o'clock. Looks like it's setting a record every hour.
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#10882128 - 05/29/15 08:07 PM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: Keith Speer]
Keith Speer Offline
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Registered: 12/21/07
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Loc: Frost, Tx
440.83' @ 8:00 p.m.
16.33' above normal.....
2.17' of free board left on the gates.....

Went to the marina today and it was closed, Elmo was not around.

Entrance to the marina....




Boat ramp at Oak Park, about 12' under water....


More rain coming late tonight, early Sat. morning.....
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#10882466 - 05/29/15 10:09 PM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: Keith Speer]
SLABXPRESS Offline
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...and 16 of 24 gates open on RC. Still trying to bring it down without sending too much down the Trinity
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#10887435 - 06/01/15 12:00 PM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: Keith Speer]
Bossbowman Offline
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Registered: 03/14/05
Posts: 2445
Loc: Hill county
Sure have been holding that water for a long time,

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#10887689 - 06/01/15 01:28 PM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: Keith Speer]
Keith Speer Offline
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Registered: 12/21/07
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Loc: Frost, Tx
17.11' above normal......

NO gates open....

Letting water out of Bardwell.....
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#10888025 - 06/01/15 03:35 PM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: Keith Speer]
tech Offline
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Registered: 07/25/07
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Loc: Waxahachie
Bardwell is over the spillway, no gates open
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#11189178 - 10/27/15 09:34 AM Re: NM is very close to setting a new record [Re: Keith Speer]
Bossbowman Offline
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Registered: 03/14/05
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Loc: Hill county
441' and rising and expecting 3+ inches of rainfall friday into saturday...

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