TRWD continues to monitor reservoir conditions 24 hours a day. The past 48-hours of rain fall can be seen in Graphic-1 below. And while additional rainfall cannot be ruled out over the next two to three days, the chances and forecasted depths are low. Graphic-2 shows the National Weather Service (NWS) guidance for today and some information regarding the potential for severe weather to start the work week
Current reservoir conditions are shown below. Cedar Creek and Richland-Chambers are currently making flood discharges. At this time Lake Bridgeport and Eagle Mountain Lake are not expected to reach conservation level. Staff will be monitoring the conditions and making discharges as needed to safely move excess water through the system. Updates to lake status and flood discharges will be posted here.
Please be advised that forecasts and projections are subject to change, and TRWD reservoir operations are based on observed rainfall conditions. Updates will be added here as conditions dictate, please check back.
Graphic-1. 48-Hour Rainfall Totals
Graphic-2. NWS Guidance
**Benbrook Lake is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. ***See Benbrook Lake Home Page for current discharge. *Lake Worth is owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth. See the 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 message within 30 minutes.
Posted by CO.