Posts Tagged #kerr lake level

KERR LAKE LEVELS NOT SCHEDULED FOR ANY CHANGES BY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

Within the past several months, Kerr Lake Park Watch has received several online messages, a few emails and even a phone call about whether the average full pool level of Kerr Lake is going to be upped by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The simple answer is “no.”  Those who contacted Kerr Lake Park … Read more

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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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HAPPY NEW YEAR & YES IT’S STILL LOW TIDE AT KERR

Happy and pretty dry New Year from Kerr Lake.  Kerr Lake is suffering from chronic low tide.  The lake went down in September and has remained uncustomarily low around the 294-foot level for about four months.   Normal lake level is 300 feet above mean sea level.  You can see from the attached USACE graph that … Read more

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IT’S SPRING & THAT MEANS KERR LAKE RISES – FOR UPDATES VISIT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE.

Here we were almost showing up in the drought column in Piedmont North Carolina and Southside Virginia, then came the rains.  It’s Spring and especially during April, the showers that bring the flowers usually show up. Kerr Lake is now over 306.5 feet above MSL (Mean Sea Level – 300′ is normal full pool) and … Read more

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