Lake Wedowee

ALABAMA


Lake Level
790.34 FEET
10/19/2017
Full Pool: 793.0
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Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 9/26/2017

Water Resources Outlook (September

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Fine art with Alabama native Perry Austin

Donna Pate

Date: 9/25/2017

With roots in rural Alabama, Perry Austin has a passion for the landscape both as a painter and a fisherman. Beginning art at the age of 13. Perry began formal training in the aerospace industry as a technical illustrator and worked for companies from California to Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL. After

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Jumping on the Horseshoe Bend bandwagon

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 9/12/2017 10:06:00 AM

I am here to build another bridge across the Tallapoosa River. But instead of concrete and wood, this bridge is built from trust and respect — and maybe some structural steel because of potential lawsuits and all — but mostly trust and respect

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Alabama Power to keep water level higher at Lake Martin until mid-October

Alabama Power

Date: 9/1/2017

Higher-than-normal rainfall this summer will enable Alabama Power to keep the level of Lake Martin higher for a few extra weeks into the fall. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s new 30-year license for Martin Dam allows the company to extend summer water levels at Lake Martin into mid-October, when

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Smithsonian to bring exhibit to Alexander City

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 8/23/2017 2:32:00 PM

For Alexander City, having both the Tallapoosa River and Lake Martin nearby made bringing the exhibit to town a natural fit. In addition to the exhibit set up inside city hall during the month of October, Smith said historian John Kvoch would be speaking

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• River: Tallapoosa River
• Length: 271 Miles
• Surface Area: 10,660 Acres
• Volume: 425,700 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 1,453 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 40 Feet
• Length: 24 Miles
The lake was created by the flooding of the plains behind the Harris Dam, which began construction on November 1, 1974. The last part of construction of the dam ended on April 20, 1983.

There are many recreational attractions on Lake Wedowee such as boating, swimming, fishing and camping. Fishing brings the most attraction to the lake. It is known to be one of the finest lakes in the Southeast because the quality of the water and it’s sizeable bass population. There are many different species of fish in the lake that include crappie, largemouth bass, spotted bass, striped bass, hybrid striper, channel catfish, and flathead catfish.
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