Fort Loudoun Lake

TENNESSEE


Lake Level
809.77 FEET
2/21/2019
Full Pool: 813.0
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Flood warning issued for Lacey's Spring; flood watch for 3 counties

Decatur Daily

Date: 2/20/2019 10:56:00 AM

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a flood warning for the Tennessee River at Whitesburg Bridge in the Lacey’s Spring area. Morgan, Limestone and Lawrence counties remain under a fl

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Heavy rains close road, bridge over Wilson Dam; Tennessee River spots near flood stage

al.com

Date: 2/20/2019 5:13:00 AM

The Tennessee Valley Authority has closed the road and bridge over Wilson Dam due to hazardous conditions created by heavy rain. TVA spokesman Scott Fiedler said the road and bridge that spans the Ten

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Diesel oil spills into Tennessee River near Paducah when boat hits dry dock

WPSD Local 6

Date: 2/19/2019 7:42:00 PM

PADUCAH, KY — A spokeswoman with the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Paducah confirms the Guard responded to a diesel oil spill Tuesday in the Tennessee River near Paducah. Lt. Terri Parris says a

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Florence prepares for flooding as rain sets in

WHNT

Date: 2/19/2019 2:38:00 PM

Those paying the most attention are the cities along the Tennessee River, and the City of Florence is already putting their action plan into motion. With just a casual glance, you can see currents

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Georgia again stakes its claim to land at Tennessee border

Chicago Tribune

Date: 2/19/2019 11:49:00 AM

ATLANTA Georgia is re-starting a 201-year dispute with Tennessee and North Carolina over its northern border and the Tennessee River. The Georgia House voted 163-4 last week to pursue negotiations to

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 360 Miles
• Surface Area: 14,600 Acres
• Volume: 386,500 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 9,555 Square Miles
• Length: 55 Miles
Fort Loudoun Reservoir, located on the Tennessee River at Knoxville, is the uppermost in the chain of nine TVA reservoirs that form a continuous navigable channel from there to Paducah, Kentucky, 652 miles away.

Fort Loudoun Reservoir takes its name from the 18th-century British fort built on a nearby site during the French and Indian War. The fort was named for John Campbell, the fourth Earl of Loudoun, commander of British forces in North America at the time.

Fort Loudoun is a popular recreation destination, known for bass fishing, boating, and birdwatching. The tailwater area immediately below the dam is an excellent site for viewing a variety of waterbirds, including herons, cormorants, gulls, osprey, and bald eagles.

The reservoir is connected by a short canal to Tellico Reservoir on the nearby Little Tennessee River. Water is diverted through the canal to Fort Loudoun for power production. The canal also offers commercial barges access to Tellico without the need for a lock. Barges passing through the Fort Loudoun lock carry about half a million tons of cargo a year.
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