Beech Fork Lake

Time of last update: 0701 EST 31 JUL 2014

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NOTE: All official forecasts are published by the National Weather Service.


Current Pool: 592.50 (ft)at 0430
Summer Pool: 592.00  
Winter Pool: 583.50  
Alert Pool: 601.00  
Record Pool: 608.45 (6 March 1997 )
Spillway Crest: 614.50  
Top of Dam: 640.00  
Click on "Current Pool" for last 3 days lake elevation.


Outflow Discharge Controls
Current Outflow as of 0430 was 8.96 (cfs)
Stage as of 0430 was 1.65 (ft)
  Summer (April 16 - Nov 30) Winter (Dec 1 - April 15)
  Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) Stage (ft) Flow (cfs)
Minimum: .73 5.0 .73 5.0
Maximum w/o Directive:
(Lavalette below 14.0')
6.50 958.4 6.50 958.4
Maximum w/o Directive:
(Lavalette above 14.0')
5.40 714.9 6.20 893.2
Maximum w/ Directive: 8.50 1430.0 10.10 1800.0


Downstream Controls
  Current
Conditions
Summer
Controls
Winter
Controls
Flow
Time
Station Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) (hrs)
Ashland at 0701 --- --- 52.00 424000.0 52.00 424000.0 30.0
Red indicates stage is greater than 90% of Control


Beech Fork Impact Elevations
Below 574.00: Marina, outer slips unusable.
Below 580.00: Corps Launch Ramp unuasble.
Below 583.00: State Launch Ramp unusable.
           583.50:  WINTER POOL
Below 589.00: Beach Closed.
           592.00:  SUMMER POOL
Above 593.60: Launch Ramp, top (courtesy) dock at Lower Bowen closed.
Above 593.60: State Park Day Use Area.
Above 594.00: Beach and Handicapped Fishing Platform closed.
           596.00: Intake Structure Platform.
Above 597.00: Campsites closed.
Above 597.60: Parking Lot at Lower Bowen Boat Ramp closed.
Above 599.00: Lower Bowen Comfort Stations (11-15) flooded.
Above 600.00: Picnic Shelter at Marina flooded.
Above 600.30: Parking Lot at Lower Bowen Boat Ramp closed.
Above 600.45: Intake Structure Parking Lot, east side flooded.
Above 602.00: Lower Bowen Waste Treatment Plant sand filter and Upper Bowen Picnic Shelters flooded.
Above 603.50: Lower Bowen Administration Building Parking Lot flooded.
Above 606.00: Lower Bowen Waste Treatment Control Building flooded.
           614.50: Spillway Crest
Above 621.67: Visitor Center Parking Lot flooded.
Above 630.00: Visitor Center flooded.
Red indicates current conditions
Orange indicates pool within 1' of the impacting elevation