TRWD continues to monitor reservoir conditions 24 hours a day. Current reservoir conditions are provided below. Currently, Bridgeport, Eagle Mountain, Cedar Creek, and Richland-Chambers are making flood discharges. Cedar Creek discharges were reduced at 8 a.m. this morning, see updated release rate below. Further reductions are being evaluated for the other TRWD reservoirs. Additional updates to flood discharges will be posted here.
Lake Worth remains closed since Monday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m. The official notification is provided on the City of Fort Worth’s website.
Graphic-1 shows the 5-day rainfall forecast. Low chances are in place for Friday and Saturday, otherwise conditions are expected to be dry. Please continue to follow the National Weather Service (NWS) and the River Forecast Center (RFC) for the latest information regarding the weather and river conditions, respectively.
Please be advised that forecasts and projections are subject to change, and TRWD reservoir operations are based on observed rainfall conditions. Until further notice “Reservoir Monitoring Updates” will transition to a morning only publication starting today. The next update will come tomorrow morning, unless conditions dictate otherwise. Please check back.
Graphic-1. 5-Day Rainfall Forecast
**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 call within 30 minutes.
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