BOATING — The level of Lake Roosevelt was at an elevation of about 1254 feet today. Lake levels are expected to begin rising over the next week into the 1260 - 1265 range.
Inflows into the lake have begun to increase as the spring runoff is beginning.
The Bureau of Reclamation predicts the spring runoff to begin this weekend, and the weather forecast for a heat wave moving in seems to confirm that.
Until the runoff begins lake levels are expected remain fairly steady.
The drawdown is not nearly as severe as last year, as the chart shows.
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.