Wilson Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
506.70 FEET
8/22/2017
Full Pool: 507.9
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Man falls into river from I-140 bridge at Blount County line

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 8/21/2017 1:13:00 AM

Man falls into river from I-140 bridge at Blount County line A man was taken to the hospital after falling from the Interstate 140 bridge over the Tennessee River near the border between Knox County and Blount County. Check out this story on knoxnews.com

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Wishing You Were Here: Lookout Mountain in Pictures

porterbriggs.com

Date: 8/18/2017 4:05:00 PM

If you want the very best view of Chattanooga and the Tennessee River Valley, you can do no better than to get out on the Point of Lookout Mountain—people have been doing it for centuries. I don’t think that’s an exaggeration, but I only have

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Body found near Ditto Landing identified as Madison County teen

9 WTVM

Date: 8/18/2017 3:04:00 PM

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office has identified the body found in the Tennessee River near Ditto Landing Wednesday. Authorities have positively identified her as 17-year-old Rose Ellen Jones of Madison County. The National Center for Missing

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Body Found in The Tennessee River in Madison County

radio7media.com

Date: 8/18/2017 6:49:00 AM

THE MADISON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS SEEKING THE PUBLIC'S HELP IN IDENTIFYING A WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN DITTO LANDING ON WEDNESDAY. ACCORDING TO MEDIA, THE OFFICERS RESPONDED TO THE AREA JUST SOUTH OF HUNSTSVILLE AT APPROX 5 O'CLOCK ON WEDNESDAY AFTER

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Alabama Investigators Seek to Identify Body Found in River

U.S. News & World Report

Date: 8/18/2017 3:37:00 AM

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama are seeking help to identify the body of a woman found in the Tennessee River. The Madison County Sheriff's Office says in a statement the body was found around 5 p.m. Wednesday in Huntsville. An autopsy was

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 150 Miles
• Surface Area: 15,930 Acres
• Volume: 641,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 30,750 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 40 Feet
• Length: 16 Miles
An impoundment of the Tennessee River, Wilson Lake was formed by the creation of Wilson Dam, which separates Wilson Lake from its downstream neighbor, Pickwick Lake. Wilson Lake features healthy populations of numerous game fish, including largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and crappie.

Visitors to Wilson Lake are able to enjoy the benefits of angling, recreational boating and the natural beauty of bordering wildlife refuges. All of these features attract numerous visitors to the lake. In addition, the fishery draws numerous fishing tournaments to these waters. Both local and national events are held on Wilson Lake on a regular basis.

Size and Depth - 15,930 acres with a maximum depth of 90 feet. The lake is approximately 18 miles long. Full pool elevation is 508 feet.

Water Source - An impoundment of the Tennessee River, Wilson Lake was formed by the creation of the Wilson Dam. In addition to the Tennessee River, several small feeder creeks, tributaries and rain runoff add additional inflows to the lake.

Shoreline - 154 miles of mostly developed shoreline are found around the lake. Occasional areas of rock bluffs and wooded regions are also present.

Bottom - Primarily a mixture of mud, silt, rock and sand. The main river channel is characterized by bedrock and mud. Backwater and tailrace areas contain silt, sand and muck.

Water - Wilson Lake is moderately fertile throughout. Visible clarity varies from 18 inches to 4 feet depending on current and recent rainfall.

Cover - Vegetation is sparse throughout the lake. The few areas that provide cover are marked mostly by emergent species such as water willow. Very little submergent vegetation exists.
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