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Lake Roosevelt rising toward full pool around July 12

Lake Roosevelt water level has risen from elevation 1,269 feet on June 12 to 1,280 feet on June 23. (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)
Lake Roosevelt water level has risen from elevation 1,269 feet on June 12 to 1,280 feet on June 23. (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)

UPDATE, June 25, 2015: Forecast for lake rising to near full pool extended to July 19.

BOATING -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was at 1280 Tuesday and is likely to rise to the 1284-1286 range on July 3 as it continues to gradually fill, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation says.

That could keep extended-holiday boaters and campers on their toes, especially if they're beach camping.

Officials anticipate an elevation of 1289.7 by July 12.  Full pools is 1290 feet above sea level.

The next update from BuRec will be posted on Friday.  

Lake level forecasts are updated daily by 3 p.m. Call (800) 824-4916 for the updated 24-hour forecast.

Check out this post with a link to a NOAA site with Roosevelt levels, which includes a list of boat launching elevations on the same page.



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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