Wilson Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
504.73 FEET
3/7/2018
Full Pool: 507.9
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A Little Bit of Everything: from fog to sun and rain to snow!

WHNT

Date: 12/17/2018 4:59:00 PM

Temperatures drop low enough that some patchy ‘freezing fog’ is possible in some of the colder valleys: especially near larger bodies of water like the lakes along the Tennessee River

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Birding Hot Spots in the Tennessee River Valley for Birding Enthusiasts

Yahoo Finance

Date: 12/17/2018 2:27:00 AM

From backyard birdwatchers to the serious birder, the Tennessee River Valley Mapguide provides information on birding hot spots from a local's perspective. KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 17, 2018

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Grant orders Jews to leave war zone, Dec. 17, 1862

Politico

Date: 12/16/2018 9:00:00 PM

The exclusion area stretched from northern Mississippi to Cairo, Ill., and from the Mississippi River to the Tennessee River. A black market in Southern cotton triggered the expulsion order. Although

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Lane restrictions on I-24 Tennessee River Bridge in Kentucky to remain during Christmas, New Year holidays

Lane Report

Date: 12/14/2018 1:54:00 PM

PADUCAH, Ky. — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has announced that both eastbound and westbound work zone lane restrictions on the Interstate 24 Tennessee River Bridge at the 30 mile marker will re

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I-24 Tennessee River Bridge lane restrictions to be in place through end of year

WPSD Local 6

Date: 12/14/2018 11:36:00 AM

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — Both the east and westbound lanes of the Interstate 24 Tennessee River Bridge will be down to one lane over the holidays. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says work zone lane

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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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