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Thursday, October 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Lake Roosevelt water levels trending down

COLUMBIA RIVER -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was 1286 feet this morning. High pool is 1290.

For the next week, the level of Lake Roosevelt is anticipated to continuing dropping  gradually, the Bureau of Reclamation reports.

The predicted level of the lake by the end of next week should be about 1283.  The target elevation for the end of August is 1279 – 1280. Grand Coulee Dam is operating to meet power demand and target flows on the Columbia River at McNary.

For a daily forecast call 1-800-824-4916. This forecast is updated at 3 p.m. each day




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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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