BRANSON, Mo. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District will increase spillway releases at 2 p.m. today from Table Rock Dam.
This afternoon 10 spillway gates will be opened to 3 feet releasing 38,500 cubic feet per second in addition to the 10,000 c.f.s. being released through the turbine generators. The total release will be 48,500 c.f.s. but will increase by as much as 1,000 c.f.s. as the lake continues to rise, making the total release reach about 50,000 c.f.s. Future rainfall may cause the Corps to increase releases from Table Rock Lake.
The lake is expected to crest tomorrow around elevation 933 to 933.5 feet above sea level. Hourly inflows into the lake have average 198,000 for the previous six hours.
Daily lake information can be obtained at www.swl-wc.usace.army.mil or the Corps’ mobile App which can be found in mobile App stores by searching for USACE Little Rock.
Release no. 17-053