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  • NR 16-012: Lower water level at J. Percy Priest Lake due to lack of rain

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 19, 2016) – Due to lack of substantial rainfall in the past months, U.S. Drought Monitor classification has much of the Cumberland River Basin including the Stones River Watershed in the Moderate Drought category. Currently, J. Percy Priest Lake’s elevation is approximately three feet below the top of summer pool, and without significant rainfall the lake may not reach its typical summer elevation of 490 feet above mean sea level.
  • NR 14-007: Lake Cumberland fills up in time for 2014 recreation season

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 1, 2014) – Lake Cumberland in eastern Kentucky surpassed elevation 723 feet last night assuring the recreation season will begin with the reservoir at its historic summer pool level for the first time since 2006.