Wheeler Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
554.77 FEET
1/2/2019
Full Pool: 556.3
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2018 Tennessee River basin average rainfall breaks record

WRCB

Date: 1/11/2019 3:01:00 PM

The official record was a basin average of 67.1 inches in 2018, breaking the record of 65.1 inches set in 1973. Rainfall totals for Chattanooga for 2018 ranked 13th highest on record since 1879, but o

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Bluegrass band Special Consensus

The Bismarck Tribune

Date: 1/11/2019 10:11:00 AM

Bluegrass band Special Consensus perform their song She Took the Tennessee River at YCC west of Mandan. In September the Bluegrass Album of the Year was won by Special Consensus who are also up

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Two bodies found in Tennessee River plane crash

wdef.com

Date: 1/10/2019 12:37:00 PM

SODDY DAISY, Tennessee (WDEF) – Hamilton County officials say divers have found the plane that crashed into the Tennessee River on Monday. They have recovered two bodies. Michelle Vartan Novis

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Ringgold Councilmember Randall Franks Hosts Heritage FBLA At Ringgold City Hall

Chattanoogan.com

Date: 1/10/2019 6:15:00 AM

Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: US-27 (I-124) widening from I-24/US-27 interchange to north of the Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River, including widening ... (cli

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Capsized Towboat Closes Lock on Tennessee River

Maritime Executive

Date: 1/9/2019 5:58:00 PM

The Kentucky Lock and Dam on the Tennessee River has been closed to traffic after a small towboat capsized downstream. The Bussler has an estimated 4,100 gallons of diesel fuel on board, but no

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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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