Posts With Keyword ‘Lake Level’

Peak Inflow, Water Level Forecast Decreases for Red Rock

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Lake Red Rock appears to be in good shape as it prepares for another influx of water to make its way down the Des Moines River from the Saylorville Dam.  

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New Forecast Issued for Lake Red Rock

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The latest forecast for Lake Red Rock shows a little more stability in the next 24 to 48 hours for the water level and outflow at the dam, though there is still a spike in the in-flow anticipated by this weekend.

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Waters Still Rising at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Three of the five large tainter gates at the Red Rock Dam are now partially open as the lake continues to receive a steady in-flow of water from the Des Moines River basin.

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Water Release Increased as Waters Rise at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Red Rock is releasing water from two of the dam’s five tainter gates, following another increase in the lake’s level on Sunday.

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Red Rock Water Levels Going Up Again

Posted: Monday, June 28th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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After the water had begun to recede at Lake Red Rock, another round of heavy rains this weekend has levels back on the rise.

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Lake Red Rock Crests, Begins Slowly Receding

Posted: Saturday, June 26th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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With little to no rainfall in the past two days, the water level at Lake Red Rock is no longer on the rise.

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Lake Red Rock Crests Ahead of Schedule

Posted: Friday, June 25th, 2010 at 10:54 am

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With no rainfall in the past 24 hours the water level at Lake Red Rock appears to be receding.

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Red Rock Continues to Rise

Posted: Friday, June 25th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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While no rainfall in the past 24 hours has provided a much needed reprieve locally, it has not stopped the rise of the water level at Lake Red Rock.

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More Rains Increase In-Flow, Out-Flow at Red Rock

Posted: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 at 6:31 am
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Red Rock has updated its forecast on water levels and rates of discharge.

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Lake Red Rock Forecast Anticipates Near-Record Levels

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 6:25 am

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The latest forecast from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Red Rock predicts that the lake level will crest roughly four feet shy of the record just before the end of the month.

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Waters Inching Higher at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Monday, June 21st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The water at Lake Red Rock is slowly creeping toward record levels, following continued heavy rains in South Central Iowa.

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Waters Still High at Red Rock

Posted: Thursday, April 15th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The water level at Lake Red Rock still remains well above normal, though the depth has been slowly declining during the past several days of dry, sunny weather in the region.

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Water Level Crests at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 6:29 am

High water levels caused by melting snow and rain earlier this spring reached a peak this past week at Lake Red Rock.

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Water Level Up, but Manageable at Red Rock

Posted: Friday, March 26th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The melting of all of this winter’s snowfall, coupled with a pair of recent precipitation events has the water level at Lake Red Rock well above normal, but the reservoir is serving its purpose.

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