MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. - The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District will begin spillway releases from Norfork Dam this morning, to evacuate stored flood water.
The Corps will open six gates of the 12 gates one-foot each releasing about 4,500 cubic feet per second as well as 6,000 c.f.s releases from the two power generation turbines for a total combined release of 10,500 c.f.s. or the equivalent of three hydropower turbines at full power.
Daily lake information can be obtained at www.swl-wc.usace.army.mil or the Corps’ mobile App which can be found in mobile App stores by searching for USACE Little Rock.
Recreation information can be found on the Internet at www.swl.usace.army.mil, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/littlerockusace, and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/usacelittlerock.
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