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Roosevelt near full pool, but slight drop forecast

COLUMBIA RIVER -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was 1288.31 at 8:06 a.m today.

The elevation of Lake Roosevelt is expected to draft slightly and be operated in the 1286-1288 range over the next week, the Bureau of Reclamation says.  The reservoir is being operating the boost chum spawning in the lower Columbia River and for power. 

Throughout the month of November lake levels are predicted to slightly decrease as chum spawning continues.

Daily lake level forecast: (800) 824-4916. This forecast is updated at 3 p.m. each day.


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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