Notes for 2016

27 Dec 16   Levels are holding at 134.05 MASL. Happy New Year everyone.

19 Dec 16    Levels have stabilized at 134.05 MASL. Merry Christmas everyone and all the best in the New Year.

12 Dec 16   Levels are up to 134.05 MASL, the highest the lake has been since mid-June

5 Dec 16     Levels are up to 134.02 MASL due to recent rain and snow

21 Nov 16   Levels are up a tad to 133.99 MASL

14 Nov 16    Levels have dropped to 133.96 MASL

7 Nov 16     Levels have dropped to 133.97 MASL

2 Nov 16     Levels are back down to 133.98 MASL 

                         The SEVERE DROUGHT continues.  MVCA Low Water Update #8 issued 2 Nov 16.   

24 Oct 16    Levels are up to 134.0 MASL due to all the rain this weekend

17 Oct 16    Levels are down to 133.96 MASL

         Level III / SEVERE Drought conditions DEEPEN - MVCA Low Water Update #7 issued 17 Oct 16.

10 Oct 16    Levels holding at 133.98 MASL

3 Oct 16      Levels holding at 133.98 MASL

29 Sep 16    We're still in SEVERE DROUGHT conditions.  MVCA Low Water Update #6 issued 29 Sep 16.     

20 Sep 16    Levels up a bit to 133.98 MASL.

14 Sep 16    The SEVERE DROUGHT CONTINUES.   MVCA Low Water Update #5 issued 14 Sep 16 

12 Sep 16    Levels up a tad to 133.97 MASL.

5 Sep 16      Levels have dropped to 133.96 MASL

29 Aug 16    Levels have dropped back to 133.98 MASL.

29 Aug 16    The drought continues, despite recent rainfall.  MVCA Statement, Low Water Update #4 issued 25 Aug 16.

22 Aug 16    All the rain has helped get levels up to 134.01 MASL

16 Aug 16    Levels are up a bit to 134.0 MASL

11 Aug 16    MVCA Watersheds Statement regarding SEVERE DROUGHT conditions

8 Aug 16      Levels are holding at 133.97 MASL

2 Aug 16      Levels are holding at 133.97 MASL

26 July 16    MVCA Watershed Statement, issued 26 July, regarding the current drought.

25 July 16    Levels are back down to 133.97 MASL.

18 July 16    Levels are up a bit more.

11 July 16    For the 1st time this season water levels are up a tad (1 cm)

4 July 16      Water levels down a tad

30 June 16   Drought conditions persist.  We need rain !  MVCA Watersheds Statement, issued 30 June.

27 June 16   Levels have dropped below historical levels for this time of year.

20 June 16   Levels have dropped to near historical lows. With little rain in the forecast, the situation will get worse before it gets better.

     MVCA Watersheds Statement issued a statement regarding the current Drought Conditions

13 June 16   Levels are still dropping; not enough rain to help and little rain in the forecast. We need a lot of rain to bring levels back to normal.

6 June 16     Levels are near historic lows for this time of year. The rain yesterday should help bring levels up

30 May 16    Levels are still dropping and are well below target levels. We need substantial rainfall to bring flows and levels up 

24 May 16    Levels are below average and almost down to last year's very low levels. Rain later this week should help.

16 May 16    Levels are below average but still above last year at this time

9 May 16      Levels are still dropping; we need rain!

2 May 16      Levels have dropped to the target range.

25 April 16   Levels and flows are dropping and are approaching target levels

18 April 16   Levels and flows are dropping

15 Apr 16     Flood watch termination

11 Apr 16     MVCA update #3 to the Flood Watch

11 Apr 16     Lake Level peaked at 134.89 masl on April 7, 2016

7 Apr 16       MVCA update #2 to the Flood Watch

5 Apr 16       MVCA update to the Flood Watch

4 Apr 16       MVCA update #1 to the Flood Watch

3 Apr 16       MVCA Flood Watch for the Mississippi River system. 


 

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