Burnsville Lake

Time of last update: 0000 EST 05 JUL 2015

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


Current Pool: 789.59 (ft)at 2230
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 2230 was 78.25 (cfs)
Stage as of 2230 was 5.39 (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 2270.0 8.00 2270.0


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 2200 4.33 262.69 9.00 2900.0 10.00 3450.0 1.0
Glenville at 2130 4.97 588.73 19.50 6870.0 19.50 6870.0 12.0
Grantsville at 2200 9.91 1252.19 30.90 19310.2 30.90 19310.2 24.0
Elizabeth at 2200 15.96 1942.88 31.00 34900.0 31.00 34900.0 42.0
Parkersburg at 2400 --- --- 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 2230 4.80 120.00
Rocksdale at 2130 7.56 848.26


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