Thursday February 22, 2024

FOX 40

The Bureau of Reclamation has announced that it will be continuing releases from Shasta Lake into the Sacramento River on Wednesday.

Since Tuesday, dam operators have been picking up outflow levels at Shasta Lake from 11,559 cubic feet of water per second (CFS) at 5 a.m. to 16,055 cfs of water by 7 a.m.

By 11 p.m. on Tuesday, outflow releases peaked at 18,904 CFS until release levels jumped at 1 a.m. on Wednesday to 22,631 CFS.

These are some of the highest release levels that Shasta has seen in February and outflow levels are expected to increase into Thursday morning.

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