Lake Wedowee

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792.69 FEET
9/23/2018
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Water level to stay higher at Lake Martin until mid-October

Alabama Power

Date: 8/31/2018

Because of substantial rainfall this summer, Alabama Power will keep the water level higher for a few more weeks at Lake Martin. Under the company’s federal operating license for Martin Dam, Alabama Power can extend summer water levels at Lake Martin into mid-October, when conditions allow it. Following an

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Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 7/19/2018

Water Resources Outlook - July

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Rainy spring hasn't been a problem yet for farmers

Times-Georgian

Date: 5/30/2018 10:28:00 PM

The Little Tallapoosa River near Bowdon, for instance, has received just under 3 inches of rain over the past seven days, according to the U.S. Geological Society. For example, Burke said that tractors can get stuck in the mud if there is too much rain

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Tallapoosa River Outfitters - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

WSFA

Date: 5/19/2018 6:48:00 AM

Around 600 people are attending St. George's Chapel, on the grounds of Windsor Castle, to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wed. Louis Jordan was picking his mom up from work when he saw a stranger sitting in the heat. He went to his car and got an

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Discover Alabama’s Lake Martin

Garden & Gun

Date: 5/17/2018 2:00:00 PM

The 41,150 acres of glistening water, formed in 1926 by damming the Tallapoosa River—creating, at the time, the largest man-made body of water in the world—are where Birmingham, Montgomery, and Auburn set up camp from Memorial Day to Labor Day

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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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