R. D. Bailey Lake

Time of last update: 2230 EST 24 DEC 2014

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


Current Pool: 1012.87 (ft)at 2130
Summer Pool: 1035.00  
Winter Pool: 1012.00  
Alert Pool: 1085.00  
Record Pool: 1111.39 (9 May 1984 )
Spillway Crest: 1155.00  
Top of Dam: 1200.00  
Click on "Current Pool" for last 3 days lake elevation.


Outflow Discharge Controls
Current Outflow as of 2130 was 545.00 (cfs)
Stage as of 2130 was 3.57 (ft)
  Summer (April 16 - Nov 30) Winter (Dec 1 - April 15)
  Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) Stage (ft) Flow (cfs)
Minimum: 1.80 45.0 1.80 45.0
Maximum w/o Directive: 7.53 2830.0 7.53 2830.0
Maximum w/ Directive: 11.93 4950.0 11.93 4950.0


Downstream Controls
  Current
Conditions
Summer
Controls
Winter
Controls
Flow
Time
Station Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) (hrs)
Man at 2100 5.35 944.85 15.50 20450.0 15.50 20450.0 7.4
Logan at 2130 6.29 1207.16 22.80 20500.0 22.80 20500.0 9.0
Branchland at 2130 4.82 1148.32 33.00 27100.0 33.00 27100.0 24.0
Huntington at 2230 --- --- 50.00 390150.0 50.00 390150.0 66.0
Red indicates stage is greater than 90% of Control


R. D. Bailey Impact Elevations
           1012.00:  WINTER POOL
Below 1025.00: Guyandotte Point Launch Ramp is unusable.
Below 1030.00: Bailey Marina unusable/drydocked.
Below 1033.00: Guyandotte Campground Smithbend launch ramp unusable.
           1035.00:  SUMMER POOL
Above 1040.00: Bailey Marina and Lake closed for public use.
Above 1048.00: Guyandotte Point Parking Lot inundated.
Above 1052.00: Big Branch day use area access road inundated.
Above 1053.00: Guyandotte Point Comfort Station inundated.
Above 1055.00: Smithbend, Sugar Camp areas evacuated.
Above 1059.00: Smithbend Launch Ramp inundated.
Above 1060.00: Smithbend Access Road inundated.
Above 1070.00: Sugar Camp Comfort Station inundated.
Above 1072.00: Smithbend Comfort Station inundated.
Above 1075.00: Guyandotte Campground evacuated.
Above 1080.00: Big Br day use area comfort station inundated; Sugar Camp and Locust Br access roads inundated.
Above 1085.00: Reedy Creek camp area inundated.
Above 1099.00: Locust Branch Comfort Station inundated.
Above 1105.00: Reedy Creek Comfort Station inundated.
Above 1115.00: Railroad Tunnel begins to flood.
Above 1120.00: Primitive Campground floods.
Above 1139.00: Sewage Treatment Plant at Locust Branch begins to flood.
Above 1155.00: Water Treatment Plant at Locust Branch begins to flood.
Red indicates current conditions
Orange indicates pool within 1' of the impacting elevation