MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Little Rock District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decreased releases from Norfork Dam to 19,000 cubic feet per second at noon today.
The release is a combination of the 12 spillway gates opened to one foot in addition to 6,000 c.f.s. being released through two turbine generators.
The lake is currently at elevation 579 and holding steady and is forecasted to remain at this level for the next several days. Rainfall is forecasted for the White River Drainage basin this week and the Corps is monitoring the situation.
If you have questions, call the Mountain Home Project Office at 870-425-2700. In addition, information is posted on the Internet at www.swl.usace.army.mil.
Release no. 17-061