Smith Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
509.93 FEET
3/29/2017
Full Pool: 510.0
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Bassmaster Classic results after Saturday's second round

The Advocate

Date: 3/25/2017 10:22:00 PM

32, Dean Rojas, Lake Havasu City, Arizona (2/4-10; 3/13-10) 5, 18-4. 33, Jesse Wiggins, Cullman, Alabama (4/10-8; 2/7-10) 6, 18-2. 34, Jason Christie, Park Hill, Oklahoma (5/15-3; 1/2-8) 6, 17-11. 35, Keith Combs, Huntington, Texas (3/7-11; 5/9-14

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PREP ROUNDUP: St. Bernard wins 1A-4A title at Cullman Classic; Bearcats down Fort Payne 7-0 in area action

Cullman Times

Date: 3/20/2017 6:15:00 PM

Cullman won the overall team crown in the Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation High School Regional Tournament at Smith Lake over the weekend. The Bearcats secured a three-boat total of 32.93 pounds to claim first prize, while Good Hope (20.51) finished ninth in the 47

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Aiming higher

Cullman Times

Date: 3/17/2017 8:52:00 PM

“The rise of the ‘millennial CEO,’” he said, “is the single greatest trend that we’re tracking at Site Selection magazine, and it’s a harbinger of our future…and it will not be too long before it takes hold in Cullman, Alabama — if it isn

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LAKE CONDITIONS ALERT

Alabama Power

Date: 3/17/2017

Drought precautions expanded on Alabama Power lakes Drought conditions that began last fall persist across many parts of Alabama, and limited rains combined with early vegetation growth continue to pose a challenge as Alabama Power prepares to raise lake levels for the summer. Higher-than-normal temperatures have

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Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 3/16/2017

Water Resources Outlook (March

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• River: Black Warrior River
• Length: 500 Miles
• Surface Area: 21,200 Acres
• Volume: 1,670,700 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 944 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 66 Feet
• Length: 35 Miles
Lewis Smith Lake (or Smith Lake) is located in North-Central Alabama about 20 miles northwest of Birmingham in state of Alabama (U.S.) counties of Cullman, Walker and Winston. The 300-foot high dam, completed in 1961 by Alabama Power Company, impounds the Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River to form the lake. Smith Lake has a surface area of 21,200 acres, 500 miles of shoreline, a watershed area of 944 square miles, a retention time of 435 days, and a maximum depth of 264 feet. The western side of the lake's watershed is crowned by the 180,000-acre Bankhead National Forest, which blankets the deeply dissected southern edge of the Cumberland Plateau. The Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River, Alabama's only Wild and Scenic River, flows through the Bankhead National Forest. The Sipsey Wilderness, Land of a Thousand Waterfalls, lies within the Bankhead National Forest and is home to Alabama's largest tree, a tulip poplar with a 21-foot circumference at its base.
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