Yates Lake

ALABAMA


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342.11 FEET
11/20/2018
Full Pool: 344.0
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Water level to stay higher at Lake Martin until mid-October

Alabama Power

Date: 8/31/2018

Because of substantial rainfall this summer, Alabama Power will keep the water level higher for a few more weeks at Lake Martin. Under the company’s federal operating license for Martin Dam, Alabama Power can extend summer water levels at Lake Martin into mid-October, when conditions allow it. Following an

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Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 7/19/2018

Water Resources Outlook - July

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Rainy spring hasn't been a problem yet for farmers

Times-Georgian

Date: 5/30/2018 10:28:00 PM

The Little Tallapoosa River near Bowdon, for instance, has received just under 3 inches of rain over the past seven days, according to the U.S. Geological Society. For example, Burke said that tractors can get stuck in the mud if there is too much rain

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Tallapoosa River Outfitters - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

WSFA

Date: 5/19/2018 6:48:00 AM

Around 600 people are attending St. George's Chapel, on the grounds of Windsor Castle, to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wed. Louis Jordan was picking his mom up from work when he saw a stranger sitting in the heat. He went to his car and got an

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Discover Alabama’s Lake Martin

Garden & Gun

Date: 5/17/2018 2:00:00 PM

The 41,150 acres of glistening water, formed in 1926 by damming the Tallapoosa River—creating, at the time, the largest man-made body of water in the world—are where Birmingham, Montgomery, and Auburn set up camp from Memorial Day to Labor Day

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• River: Tallapoosa River
• Length: 40 Miles
• Surface Area: 1,980 Acres
• Volume: 53,862 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 3,250 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 27 Feet
• Length: 8 Miles
Yates and Thurlow Reservoirs are located in east central Alabama about 30 miles northeast of Montgomery. These are small reservoirs, relative to other Alabama Power Company impoundments. Yates Reservoir covers 1,980-acres and is located immediately downstream from the much larger Lake Martin. Just downstream from Yates Reservoir is the 585-acre Thurlow Reservoir. Below Thurlow Dam, the Tallapoosa River is free flowing to its confluence with the Coosa River to form the Alabama River.
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