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Fri., April 5, 2013, 7:56 a.m.

Lake Roosevelt water levels staying high

Lake Roosevelt water level report on April 4, 2013. (U.S Bureau of Reclamation)
Lake Roosevelt water level report on April 4, 2013. (U.S Bureau of Reclamation)

BOATING -- The level of Lake Roosevelt is dropping only slightly from its weekend summer-like elevation of 1282.0. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation expects the level to remain around 1280.0 enroute to a target of 1279.9 by April 10.

The next flood control elevation target is:

  • April 30 - 1265.1 feet.

These elevations can and probably will change with the April water supply forecast scheduled for announcement the second week of April.

Get daily lake level forecast by phone, updated daily at 3 p.m: (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
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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