Heavy Rains Lead to Higher Lake Levels, Reports Alabama Power

Recent heavy rains have resulted in higher-than-normal levels on Logan Martin and Weiss Lakes on the Coosa River and Smith Lake on the Warrior River.

Weiss Lake was expected to crest today at about 564 feet, which is full summer pool. Logan Martin Lake is expected to crest tomorrow, March 8, at 467 feet, which is two feet above summer pool. Smith Lake is expected to crest today at nearly 514 feet, which is nearly four feet above summer pool.

Individuals with boats, boathouses or other property along these reservoirs should be alert to these unusually high elevations and take appropriate measures.

For the latest information on lake elevations and conditions, or for details about other Alabama Power reservoirs, please call 1-800-LAKES11. General information about Alabama Power reservoirs is also available at www.alabamapower.com .

SOURCE: Alabama Power Company

CONTACT: Sandi Robinson of Alabama Power, +1-205-257-4155, or