As of Tuesday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had updated its crest prediction from yesterday to Wednesday.
According to a release from the GRDA, Grand Lake is now predicted to crest Wednesday at 751 feet.
The predicted crest for Lake Hudson was today at 632 feet.
As of 10 a.m. today, May 5th, Grand Lake’s elevation was 750.4 feet.
At the direction of the Corps, five floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 21,900 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
Six units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,146 cfs of water through generation.
Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 35,046 cfs.
Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 32,648 cfs.
Lake Hudson elevation was 632.30 feet.
At the direction of the Corps, two floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 28,714 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
Three units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 21,600 cfs of water through generation.
Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 50,314 cfs.
Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 39,109 cfs.