Burnsville Lake

Time of last update: 0600 EST 30 AUG 2014

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


Current Pool: 789.38 (ft)at 0430
Summer Pool: 789.00  
Winter Pool: 776.00  
Alert Pool: 805.00  
Record Pool: 809.90 (1 August 1996 )
Spillway Crest: 825.00 (Gated)
Top of Dam: 839.00  
Click on "Current Pool" for last 3 days lake elevation.


Outflow Discharge Controls
Current Outflow as of 0430 was 22.19 (cfs)
Stage as of 0430 was 4.81 (ft)
  Summer (April 16 - Nov 30) Winter (Dec 1 - April 15)
  Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) Stage (ft) Flow (cfs)
Minimum: 4.77 20.0 4.77 20.0
Maximum w/o Directive: 7.00 1095.0 7.00 1095.0
Maximum w/ Directive: 8.00 1670.0 8.00 1670.0


Downstream Controls
  Current
Conditions
Summer
Controls
Winter
Controls
Flow
Time
Station Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) (hrs)
Town of Burnsville at 0400 3.06 35.22 9.00 2900.0 10.00 3450.0 1.0
Glenville at 0330 2.57 32.76 19.50 6870.0 19.50 6870.0 12.0
Grantsville at 0400 6.47 36.58 30.90 19310.2 30.90 19310.2 24.0
Elizabeth at 0400 14.07 206.79 31.00 34900.0 31.00 34900.0 42.0
Parkersburg at 0600 --- --- 36.00 241500.0 36.00 241500.0 72.0
Red indicates stage is greater than 90% of Control


Upstream Controls
  Current
Conditions
Station Stage (ft) Flow (cfs)
Wildcat at 0430 3.99 8.78
Rocksdale at 0330 3.89 33.17


Burnsville Impact Elevations
           751.00:  Streambed Elevation
Below 776.00: Marina begins to rest on bottom.
           776.00:  WINTER POOL
Below 778.00: Bulltown Campground Launch Ramp unusable.
Below 781.00: Bulltown Beach unusable.
Below 783.50: Bulltown Day Use Launch Ramp unusable.
Below 785.50: Riffle Run Day Use Launch Ramp narrows to one lane.
           789.00:  SUMMER POOL
Above 793.00: Evacuation of Riffle Run Campground and Marina.
Above 794.76: Marina road begins to flood.
Above 795.11: Begin floodproofing Bulltown Area Campground, Loops C and D.
Above 796.50: Begin Floodproofing Bulltown Area Campground, Loops E and F.
           825.00: Maximum Flood Control Pool
           833.70: Spillway Design Flood
           839.00: Top of Dam
Red indicates current conditions
Orange indicates pool within 1' of the impacting elevation