Sutton Lake

Time of last update: 2030 EST 31 OCT 2014

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


Current Pool: 922.03 (ft)at 1830
Summer Pool: Between 922.00  and   925.00  
Winter Pool: 895.00  
Alert Pool: 954.00  
Record Pool: 961.87 (6 Mar 97 )
Spillway Crest: 1000.00 (Gated)
Top of Dam: 1017.00  
Click on "Current Pool" for last 3 days lake elevation.


Outflow Discharge Controls
Current Outflow as of 1830 was 1567.81 (cfs)
Stage as of 1830 was 13.71 (ft)
(affected by backwater during a run-off event)
  Summer (April 16 - Nov 30) Winter (Dec 1 - April 15)
  Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) Stage (ft) Flow (cfs)
Minimum: 11.10 75.0 11.10 75.0
Maximum w/o Directive: 16.40 3840.0 18.80 5920.0
Maximum w/ Directive: 20.50 7700.0 25.00 12600.0


Downstream Controls
  Current
Conditions
Summer
Controls
Winter
Controls
Flow
Time
Station Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) Stage (ft) Flow (cfs) (hrs)
Frametown at 1800 3.45 1369.50 12.50 14666.8 14.00 17544.3 4.0 hrs
Clay at 1800 2.38 1223.41 18.00 29047.2 18.00 29047.2 11.0 hrs
Queen Shoals at 1900 5.68 1139.42 19.00 27800.0 19.00 27800.0 17.0 hrs
Charleston Lock 6 at 1900 18.13 --- 36.00* --- 36.00* --- 28.0 hrs
Point Pleasant at 2030 --- --- 45.00 --- 45.00 --- 60.0 hrs
Red indicates stage is greater than 90% of Control


Sutton Impact Elevations
Below 850.00: Bee Run and South Abutment launch ramp toes exposed.
           895.00:  WINTER POOL
Below 910.00: Bakers Run launch ramp toe exposed.
Below 912.00: Freeman launch ramp toe exposed.
Below 917.00: Bee Run shallow docks touch bottom; Bee Run beach closed.
Below 918.00: Freeman docks touch bottom.
Below 920.00 Freeman upper launch ramp toe exposed.
           922.00: Bottom of Summer Pool buffer zone.
           925.00: Top of Summer Pool buffer zone.
Above 925.30: Road at Freeman Site #155 (8 sites) flooded.
Above 926.50: Road at Freeman Site #99 (18 sites) flooded.
Above 928.50: Road at Mill Creek Site #20 flooded.
Above 928.70: Road at Freeman Site #34 (34 sites) flooded.
Above 928.75: Road near launch ramp (66 sites) flooded.
Above 929.00: Road at Bakers Run Site #114 flooded.
Above 930.00: Low end of the Dam South Abutment Parking Area flooded.
Above 930.40: Freeman lift station flooded.
Above 931.00: Bakers Run lift station flooded.
Above 933.00: Freeman large bathhouse, middle area flooded.
Above 934.00: Bakers Run main bathhouse flooded.
Above 935.00: Bakers Run electrical system and launch ramp flooded; Freeman old restroom and middle area flooded.
Above 937.50: Mill Creek/Bakers Run access road flooded.
Above 940.00: Bee Run marina access road and parking lot flooded.
Above 940.60: Freeman bathhouse upper area flooded.
Above 943.00: Road to Bee Run parking area flooded.
Above 943.60: Freeman sewage plant sand filter flooded.
Above 945.00: Bakers Run sewage plant flooded.
Above 948.60: Freeman sewage plant flooded.
Above 951.00: Mill Creek entrance station flooded.
Above 952.00: Mill Creek sewage plant flooded.
Above 954.50: Mill Creek Bathhouse flooded.
Above 955.60: Bakers Run small bathhouse flooded.
Above 957.50: Freeman mini-marina concession building flooded.
           972.00: Crest of Spillway Gates.
Above 980.15: Bee Run sewage plant flooded.
Red indicates current conditions
Orange indicates pool within 1' of the impacting elevation