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Lake Roosevelt levels looking up for Memorial Day

Lake Roosevelt levels on May 18, 2012 (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)
Lake Roosevelt levels on May 18, 2012 (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)

RESERVOIRS -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was 1243.30 at 10 a.m. today as it continues to rise slowly.

"The prediction calls for the level of the lake to be in the 1245-1246 range for this weekend," the Bureau of Reclamation says. "Next week the level of the lake is predicted to rise less than 1 foot per day resulting in the lakel level being in the 1250-1252 range over Memorial Day weekend."

Daily lake level forecast by phone: (800) 824-4916.

Better yet, check out this new NOAA site with Roosevelt levels and a list of boat launching elevations on the same page.

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