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Fri., May 25, 2012, 1:10 p.m.

Lake Roosevelt levels rising for holiday weekend

Lake Roosevelt levels May 25, 2012. (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)
Lake Roosevelt levels May 25, 2012. (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)

RESERVOIRS -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was 1248.90 at 9 a.m. today as the lake continues to fill. The Bureau of Reclamation predicts the levels will continue to rise up to 1 foot a day over the next week.

Through the Memorial Day weekend the level of the lake is anticipated to be in the 1250-1253 range.

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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Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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