The watershed that feeds into Richland-Chambers Reservoir received on average 2.2 inches of rain over the weekend. In result Richland-Chambers Reservoir is now almost 1-inch above full (elev. 315.0).
Graphic-1 and 2 show the 24-hour rainfall totals for the rain events that occurred the evening of Saturday, June 10th and the evening of Sunday, June 11th.
Additional rain is possible tonight and tomorrow night. Though not much rain is expected, an isolated heavy down pour cannot be ruled out. Please be aware severe weather is possible. TRWD will continue to monitor conditions and will initiate gate operations at Richland-Chambers as needed to safely return the lake level to 315.0. Cedar Creek is not expected to fill at this time.
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*Please be advised that forecasts and projections are subject to change, and TRWD reservoir operations are based on observed rainfall conditions.
Graphic-1. Saturday 24-hour Rainfall Totals
Graphic-2. Sunday 24-hour Rainfall Totals
*Lake Worth is owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth. See the City of Fort Worth news feed and NWS forecast page for updates on Lake Worth.
**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.
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Posted by ASL