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AFTER A PANDEMIC SPRING ROBS KERR LAKE CAMPERS, NOW AVOIDABLE HIGH WATER WILL CLAIM MEMORIAL DAY & WEEK FOR MANY

“We have no idea why NC State Parks are closing many of the sites before they hardly open this weekend and next week at the seven state recreation areas on Kerr Lake,” said Kerr Lake Park Watch’s Frank Timberlake.  “And we have no idea why the US Army Corps of Engineers hasn’t started releasing more … Read more

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HIGH WATER AT KERR LAKE DOES MORE THAN CANCEL PARK PLANS – LAUNCHES MASSIVE CLEANUP OPERATIONS

High Water of Kerr Lake Over Memorial Day Weekend Is Just the Beginning – After Campers – The Big Sweep Begins The people who have been visiting Kerr Lake over the long Memorial Day weekend and who did not have their plans canceled or dampened by a daunting 308.68-foot Kerr Lake flooded level, that’s over … Read more

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Posted in: KLPW - Campground Facilities and Improvements, KLPW - Corps of Engineers Campgrounds, KLPW - N C State Recreation Areas

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HIGH WATER AT KERR LAKE PROMISES TO FOUL SOME MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND CAMPING & OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

The waters of Kerr Lake are still rising here on Monday night, just four nights away from one of the biggest camping, picnicking, boating and grilled foods weekends of the year, the extended Memorial Day Weekend. With rains pouring in again this evening, there’s a good chance that the level of Kerr Lake will rise … Read more

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RAINS RAISE WATER LEVEL IN GUAGES, KERR LAKE’S LEVEL & QUESTIONS ABOUT LAKE VISITOR’S PLANS

“I remember the first time an out-of-state visitor asked me about high and low tides at Kerr Lake. I laughed until I cried.” Comment from Kerr Lake Park Watch’s Frank Timberlake, who offers this information about the tide going up this weekend at Kerr Lake.   “We’ve had an update from the US Army Corps … Read more

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KERR LAKE LEVEL RECEDES FROM 307.5 DOWN TO UNDER 305 FEET – HEADING BACK TO NORMAL

The water is coming down at Kerr Lake! As of the last hour, the lake is at 304.76 feet above mean sea level. The normal full pool level is 300 feet. There are still some boat ramps, campsites, public areas and local roads affected, so if you are in doubt, call your local public agency … Read more

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