Chippewa Flowage Level & Statistics for August 2008

ARCHIVE RECORDS (CLICK HERE FOR INDEX OF PAST MONTHS)
* In Feet Above Sea Level
** In Cubic Feet per Second previous 24 hours
nr= Not recorded
np= No precipitation
ws= Wind Stacking (wind blowing out of the Northwest causing artificially high reading)
eq= equivalent
SOURCE: LCO HydroElectric Records & USGS Bishop's Bridge Readings.

 
Date Time Temp/Precip Flowage Level * Out Flow**  Notes
August 1, 2008 06:00 61° .19" 1311.69 400 CFS (LCO) Flowage is down .01' the last 24 hours
August 2, 2008 06:00 66° trace 1311.64 400 CFS (LCO) Flowage is down .05' the last 24 hours
August 3, 2008 06:00 62° trace 1311.59 400 CFS (LCO) Flowage is down .05' the last 24 hours
August 4, 2008 06:00 62° 1.66" 1311.69 16:31 LOU 400-0 CFS
16:35 Unit 2 online 0-400 CFS
17:51 LOU 400-0 CFS
17:55 Unit 2  online 0-400 CFS
17:57 LOU 400-0 CFS (Power stays off)
18:03 MFV Open 0-120 CFS
18:25 Dam Gate #2 to 4 (120-400 CFS)
18:50 Unit 2 online 0-350 CFS
18:55 Dam Gate #2 closed (400-120 CFS)
19:00 MFV Closed by Wissota (120-0 CFS) 
400 CFS (LCO)
Flowage is up .10' the last 24 hours
August 5, 2008 06:00 59° np 1311.69 350 CFS (LCO) Flowage unchanged in he last 24 hours
August 6, 2008 06:00 52° np 1311.66 350 CFS (LCO) Flowage is down .03' the last 24 hours
August 7, 2008 06:00 53° trace 1311.63 350 CFS (LCO) Flowage is down .03' the last 24 hours
August 8, 2008 06:00 50° trace 1311.59 350 CFS (LCO) Flowage is down .04' the last 24 hours
August 9, 2008 06:00 48° np 1311.55 350 CFS (LCO) Flowage is down .04' the last 24 hours
August 10, 2008 06:00 40° np 1311.49 05:38 LOU Unit 2 350-0 CFS
05:43 MFV opens 0-120 CFS
05:44 Unit 2 on 0-350
05:46 MFV close 120-0 CFS 
07:30 Unit 2 350-800 for canoe race 
09:30 Unit 2 800-350
409CFS (LCO)
Flowage is down .06' the last 24 hours
August 11, 2008 06:00 37° np 1311.45 350 CFS (LCO) Flowage is down .04' the last 24 hours
August 12, 2008 06:00 51° np 1311.40 350 CFS (LCO) Flowage is down .05' the last 24 hours
August 13, 2008 06:00 55° .22" 1311.40 350 CFS (LCO) Flowage unchanged in he last 24 hours
August 14, 2008 06:00 59° .08" 1311.39 350 CFS (LCO) Flowage is down .01' the last 24 hours
August 15, 2008 06:00 44° .04" 1311.34 350 CFS (LCO) Flowage is down .05' the last 24 hours
August 16, 2008 06:00 47° np 1311.31 350 CFS (LCO) Flowage is down .03' the last 24 hours
August 17, 2008 06:00 55° .22" 1311.32 18:06 LOU 350-0 CFS
18:10 Unit 2 online 0-350 CFS
350 CFS (LCO)
Flowage is up .01' the last 24 hours
August 18, 2008 06:00 58° trace 1311.28 350 CFS (LCO) Flowage is down .04' the last 24 hours
August 19, 2008 06:00 49° np 1311.22 16:09 Dam Gate 2 to 6 0-270 CFS
16:12 Unit 2 off line 350-0 CFS
 235 CFS LCO 90 CFS DAM (325 CFS Total)
Flowage is down .05' the last 24 hours
August 20, 20083 06:00 61° np 1311.21 270 CFS (Dam) Flowage is down .01' the last 24 hours
August 21, 2008 06:00 65° np 1311.19 270 CFS (Dam) Flowage is down .02' the last 24 hours
August 22, 2008 06:00 67° .07" 1311.17 270 CFS (Dam) Flowage is down .02' the last 24 hours
August 23, 2008 06:00 59° trace 1311.20  ws 270 CFS (Dam) Flowage is up .03' the last 24 hours
August 24, 2008 06:00 49° np 1311.15 270 CFS (Dam) Flowage is down .05' the last 24 hours
August 25, 2008 06:00 34° np 1311.09 270 CFS (Dam) Flowage is down .06' the last 24 hours
August 26, 2008 06:00 42° np 1311.06 270 CFS (Dam) Flowage is down .03' the last 24 hours
August 27, 2008 06:00 42° np 1311.03 270 CFS (Dam) Flowage is down .03' the last 24 hours
August 28, 2008 06:00 64° .24" 1311.05 270 CFS (Dam) Flowage is up .02' the last 24 hours
August 29, 2008 06:00 46° .16 1311.04 270 CFS (Dam) Flowage is down .01' the last 24 hours
August 30, 2008 06:00 54° np 1311.02 270 CFS (Dam) Flowage is down .02' the last 24 hours
August 31, 2008 06:00 58° np 1310.98 270 CFS (Dam) Flowage is down .04' the last 24 hours



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AUGUST 2007 CHIPPEWA FLOWAGE FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLAN (PDF file)
 (NOTE: The Chippewa Flowage Lake Association does not endorse this management plan and we note that the water level comments in the plan do not concur with  Federal Energy Regulatory Commissions requirements.)
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