Lake Wedowee

ALABAMA


Lake Level
792.81 FEET
6/18/2019
Full Pool: 793.0
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Horseshoe Bend tree witnessed historical battle

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 4/25/2019 8:33:00 AM

Due east of what is referred to as Gun Hill, where Andrew Jackson positioned his artillery unit, an American beech (Fagus grandifolia) tree is situated on a slope between the battlefield and the

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The ‘nooch is loose: Alabama’s Sucarnoochee River flows free after dam removal

al.com

Date: 4/24/2019 1:00:00 PM

Plans are in place to remove an 80-year-old dam on the Tallapoosa River near Heflin this summer, with work scheduled to begin in June

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Years after losing limbs to flesh-eating bacteria, Aimee Copeland is now a competitive swimmer

11Alive

Date: 3/6/2019 12:48:00 PM

Despite the challenges, Copeland beat the odds. Copeland suffered a laceration on her calf in 2012 when a zip line she was riding, along the lower Tallapoosa River, broke --and she fell to the ground

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Alabama Power Shoreline Updates - 2/24/2019

Alabama Power

Date: 2/24/2019

Alabama Power Shorelines made updates to some of their "Lake Conditions Messages" this morning.COOSA RIVER LAKE WEISSTake Notice: Due to higher than expected rains received, Weiss Lake level could now approach 572 around Tuesday, February 26. We will continue to refine this projection. Spill gates are open

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Alabama Power Lake Conditions Messages (February 22nd)

Alabama Power

Date: 2/22/2019

COOSA RIVER LAKE WEISSTake Notice: Weiss Lake level could rise to near 570 as early as Sunday, Feb 24. Additional rains or other conditions could change this projection. Spill gates are open. Individuals with boats and water-related equipment and facilities should be prepared to take the necessary steps to protect

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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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