Wheeler Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
555.10 FEET
7/4/2015
Full Pool: 556.3
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Crews dodge rain to set up for Spirit of Freedom Fest in Shoals

48 News

Date: 7/3/2015 5:35:00 PM

Fireworks will be back over the Tennessee River Saturday night in the Shoals. Thursday’s rainfall didn't dampen the spirit; it only delayed the setup process for the 34th Annual Spirit of Freedom Fest in Florence. Crews spent most of the day Thursday

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10 About Town has your 4th of July covered

WBIR-TV

Date: 7/3/2015 3:51:00 PM

Festivities begin at 4pm and ends at 10pm with a spectacular show of fireworks over the Tennessee River. They've got live music, food and kids activities! Ijams Nature Center also joins in the fun with Fourth in the Forest. The event runs from 9am-5pm on

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Celebrate the 4th with a bang at fireworks’ shows

Fish Wrap

Date: 7/3/2015 3:43:00 PM

Pops on the River with performances by the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra. The concert starts at 8 Saturday night downtown followed by a fireworks display over the Tennessee River starting at 9:45 p.m. Free shuttle service from 6 to 11 p.m. Bikes also

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Mid-Friday afternoon update

WHNT News 19

Date: 7/3/2015 2:33:00 PM

Accordingly, the Storm Prediction Center has trimmed back its “slight risk” further south of the Tennessee River. Regardless of whether your town is included in the “slight risk” or “marginal risk” makes no difference about how you should go

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Jill: An active morning, especially north of I-20

WSFA 12

Date: 7/3/2015 3:54:00 AM

A large area of storm development, ahead of a cool front across the Tennessee River Valley continues to slide east-southeast and is producing heavy rainfall and frequent lightning strikes. Model data suggests development farther southward through the mid

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 899 Miles
• Surface Area: 67,100 Acres
• Volume: 1,050,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 29,590 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 16 Feet
• Length: 74 Miles
Wheeler Lake is the second-largest lake on the Tennessee River in Northern Alabama, second only to Guntersville Lake, its immediate upstream neighbor. Wheeler Lake is also bordered by Wilson Lake on its downstream side. The lake was constructed by the Tennessee Valley Authority just prior to World War II as a means of hydroelectric generation and flood control, as well as to facilitate navigation along the Tennessee River. Today the lake is mostly popular for recreation purposes and barge traffic. The name of this impoundment comes from Civil War general Joseph 'Fightin' Joe Wheeler, who frequented the area during the war and later returned to the area to live.
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