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Date:    January 21, 2020

Lake Elevation:   Gauge frozen msl  (mean sea level)

Lake Condition: The lake is currently  19 inches below normal pool and dropping 2 inches per day for the annual 2' winter draw down.  

Normal Elevation:    864.20 msl

Spillway Outflow:  500 cfs (cubic feet per second) 

Water Surface Temperature:  32 degrees F

Wind Direction:  south

Wind Speed:   4 mph

24 Hour Peak Wind:  38 mph

24 Hour Precipitation:    0.24 inches        

Smithville Lake Pool Elevation / Inflows / Releases

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