Chippewa Flowage Level & Statistics for May 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
May 1, 2008 06:00 38° np 1312.54 07:55 Dam Gate #2 closed from 48” to 24” 1942 CFS – 1080 CFS (Actual LCO 1630 CFS Dam 1080 CFS Total 2710 CFS) Ave LCO 1630 CFS Dam 1364 CFS PADF 2994 Flowage is down .06' the last 24 hours
May 2, 2008 06:00 42° .47" 1312.55 07:35 Dam Gate #2 closed 24”- 0” 1080 CFS – 0 CFS (Actual 2710 CFS – 1650 CFS repeaked Units 2 & 3) PADF (LCO 1630 CFS  Dam 341 CFS Total 1971 CFS) Flowage is up .01' the last 24 hours
May 3, 2008 06:00 34° 3.13" 1312.78 ws 1770 CFS (LCO) Flowage is up .23' the last 24 hours
May 4, 2008 06:00 32° .09" 1312.80 05:30 Dam Gate #2 0-12” (0 CFS – 553 CFS) Actual 1770 CFS – 2323 CFS 
08:15 Dam Gate #2 12”-24” (553 CFS – 1094 CFS) Actual 2323 CFS - 2864 CFS 
09:50 Dam Get #2 24” – 36” (1094 CFS – 1645 CFS) Actual 2864 CFS – 3415 CFS 
19:00 Dam Gate #2 36" - 48" (1645 CFS - 2180 CFS) Actual 3415 CFS – 3950 CFS (PADF LCO 1770 CFS Dam 1247 CFS Total 3017 CFS) 
Flowage is up .02' the last 24 hours
May 5, 2008 06:00 36° np 1312.68 LC0 1770 CFS Dam 2180 CFS – Total 3950 CFS Flowage is down .12' the last 24 hours
May 6, 2008 06:00 39° np 1312.58 08:45 Dam Gate closed 48” – 24” (2180 CFS – 1092 CFS) Actual 3950 CFS – 2882 CFS (PADF LCO 1770 CFS Dam 1489 CFS Total 3259 CFS) Flowage is down .10' the last 24 hours
May 7, 2008 06:00 45° .09" 1312.57 07:55 Dam Gate closed 24” – 12” (1092 CFS – 550 CFS) Actual 2882 CFS – 2220 CFS (PADF LCO 1770 CFS Dam 729 CFS Total 2499 CFS)  Flowage is down .01' the last 24 hours
May 8, 2008 06:00 36° trace 1312.58 LCO 1770 CFS Dam 550 CFS Total 2220 CFS Flowage is up .01' the last 24 hours
May 9, 2008 06:00 36° np 1312.54 LCO 1770 CFS Dam 550 CFS Total 2220 CFS Flowage is down .04' the last 24 hours
May 10, 2008 06:00 30° np 1312.47 LCO 1770 CFS Dam 550 CFS Total 2220 CFS Flowage is down .07' the last 24 hours
May 11, 2008 06:00 37° .08" 1312.47 05:00 Dam Gate from 12”to 0” 550 CFS – 0 CFS (Actual 2220 CFS – 1770 CFS) (PADF LCO 1770 CFS Dam 115 CFS Total 1885 CFS) Flowage is unchanged in the last 24 hours
May 12, 2008 06:00 26° trace 1312.45 LCO 1770 CFS Flowage is down .02' the last 24 hours
May 13, 2008 06:00 49° np 1312.41 09:00 LCO from 1770 CFS - 800 CFS (PADF 1164 CFS) Flowage is down .04' the last 24 hours
May 14, 2008 06:00 41° .05" 1312.51ws LCO 800 CFS Fllowage is up .10' the last 24 hours
May 15, 2008 06:00 31° np 1312.47 LCO 800 CFS Flowage is down .04' the last 24 hours
May 16, 2008 06:00 45° np 1312.47 LCO 800 CFS Flowage is up .01' the last 24 hours
May 17, 2008 06:00 37° .05" 1312.51 LCO 800 CFS Flowage is up .04' the last 24 hours
May 18, 2008 06:00 38° .05" 1312.52 00:40 Loss of Utility Shutdow LCO 800 CFS - 0 CFS
00:45 Dam Minimum Flow opens 0 CFS - 160 CFS
00:47 LCO on line 0- CFS - 700 CFS
00:55 Dam Minimum Flow closed 160 CFS - 0 CFS
LCO 696 CFS DAM 1 CFS TOTAL 697 CFS
Flowage is up .01' the last 24 hours
May 19, 2008 06:00 28° np 1312.48 LCO 700 CFS Flowage is down .04' the last 24 hours
May 20, 2008 06:00 38° np 1312.48 LCO 700 CFS Flowage is unchanged in the last 24 hours
May 21, 2008 06:00 34° np 1312.46 LCO 700 CFS Flowage is down .02' the last 24 hours
May 22, 2008 06:00 34° np 1312.43 13:30 Unit 2 from 700 CFS – 500 CFS (Arpin & Wissota notified) (PADF= 613 CFS) Flowage is down .03' the last 24 hours
May 23, 2008 06:00 40° np 1312.40 LCO 500 CFS Flowage is down .03' the last 24 hours
May 24, 2008 06:00 39° np 1312.39 LCO 500 CFS Flowage is down .01' the last 24 hours
May 25, 2008 06:00 38° np 1312.37 LCO 500 CFS Flowage is down .02' the last 24 hours
May 26, 2008 06:00 38° 0.43" 1312.42 LCO 500 CFS Flowage is up .05' the last 24 hours
May 27, 2008 06:00 45° np 1312.41 LCO 500 CFS Flowage is down .01' the last 24 hours
May 28, 2008 06:00 47° np 1312.40 LCO 500 CFS Flowage is down .01' the last 24 hours
May 29, 2008 06:00 31° np 1312.39 LCO 500 CFS Flowage is down .01' the last 24 hours
May 30, 2008 06:00 57° 0.71" 1312.44 LCO 500 CFS Flowage is up .05' the last 24 hours
May 31, 2008 06:00 48° 1.01" 1312.53 LCO 500 CFS Flowage is up .09' the last 24 hours



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 (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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