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Lake Roosevelt water levels staying high

Lake Roosevelt levels were trending upward in the third week of March 2013. (U.S Bureau of Reclamation)
Lake Roosevelt levels were trending upward in the third week of March 2013. (U.S Bureau of Reclamation)

BOATING — The level of Lake Roosevelt is about 1280.60 feet, and it's trending up almost to summer-like levels with little beach showing on the shorelines..

The elevation of Lake Roosevelt is expected to rise over the next week. It is antipated the elevation will be in the 1279 - 1281 range through the end of the Month.

The current flood control elevations the maximum elevation targets for Lake Roosevelt are:

  • March 31 - 1282.6 feet
  • 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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