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General Statement of Monitoring Conditions

By March 8, 2019

The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting rainfall in the TRWD reservoir watersheds tonight through Wednesday.  The NWS River Forecast Center‘s latest briefing shows about 1/2 inch of rain in the TRWD area tonight with no flooding impacts expected. The Monday and Tuesday rains are expected to bring 2 to 3 inches of rain and the possibility of new minor river flooding impacts.  Current conditions at TRWD reservoirs are shown below.   TRWD staff will be monitoring conditions 24 hours a day.   Please be advised that forecasts are subject to change and TRWD reservoir operations are based on observed rainfall conditions.  Additional updates will be provided here if conditions dictate, please check back.

River Forecast Center Guidance



*Lake Worth is owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth.  See City of Fort Worth news feed for updates on Lake Worth.

Please call the Flood Hotline for further information.


If prompted to leave a message, the flood monitor on duty will return your call within 30 minutes.

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 545.25 550.00 -4.75
Benbrook 689.27 694.00 -4.73
Bridgeport 832.99 836.00 -3.01
Cedar Creek 321.38 322.00 -0.62
Eagle Mountain 647.49 649.10 -1.61
Lake Worth 592.56 594.00 -1.44
Richland-Chambers 314.12 315.00 -0.88
*Conservation Level: The permitted level of water an entity is allowed to hold in a lake. Any amount above the conservation level is used for the temporary storage of flood waters and must be released downstream.
**Difference: Amount above or below conservation level.
For more information read our daily reports or the TRWD Lake Level Blog.

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