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Red Rock Expected to Reach Peak Elevation Tonight

Posted: Sunday, July 4th, 2010 at 6:29 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Eric Gotschall

The water level at Lake Red Rock is expected to peak near midnight Sunday night, after the in-flow to the lake peaked near 57,000 cubic feet per second on Saturday. Out-flow at the dam remains at 50,000 cubic feet per second (cfs), while the in-flow rate at Lake Red Rock has decreased to 50,000 cfs and is expected to be reduced to 45,000 cfs by Monday. As of 5:00 a.m. Sunday morning, the water level at Lake Red Rock is at 778.72 feet. With significant rainfall in the forecast for Sunday, though, the forecast for the reservoir could change in the coming days.