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AHQ Report

January 20

Lake Murray water levels are at 350.25 (full pool is 360.00) and the lake is more stained than usual but visibility varies. Morning surface water temperatures are in the low 50s. 

January 19

Santee Cooper water levels are at 74.80 in Lake Marion (full pool is 76.8) and 73.58 in Lake Moultrie (full pool is 75.5). The lower lake is now muddy as all the dirty water moves through the system. Morning surface water temperatures are about 53 degrees. 

January 19

Lake Jocassee is at 98.9% of full pool and the water is stained in the creeks but clear on the big water. Morning surface water temperatures are in the low to mid-50s.  

January 19

Morning surface water temperatures are around 52 degrees inshore around Little River and the water clarity is still very good.

January 19

Lake Russell water levels are down to 474.35 (full pool is 475.00) and parts of the lake are still muddy. Morning surface water temperatures are still around 54 degrees. 

January 19

Lake Wylie is at 96.7% of full pool and the lake is still pretty muddy. Morning surface water temperatures are around 50 degrees. 

January 19

Lake Wateree is at 93.5% of full pool and most of the lake is still muddy, nasty and trashy. Water temperatures are in the lower 50s. 

January 19

Lake Greenwood water levels are at 434.47 (full pool is 440.0) and the lake has slightly cleared and now just has a good stain. Morning surface water temperatures are still around 49-50 degrees. 

January 19

Lake Keowee is at 97.9% of full pool and clarity is normal. Water temperatures are stable this week, with morning surface temperatures in the mid-50s on the north and south ends and low-60s near the nuclear station. 

January 13

Lake Russell water levels are hovering around full at 474.98 (full pool is 475.00) and almost the whole lake is muddy. Morning surface water temperatures are now around 54 degrees. 

January 13

Lake Wylie is at 97.1% of full pool and sections of the lake are muddy from end to end. Water temperatures are in the lower 50s. 

January 13

Clarks Hill water levels are at 327.93 (full pool is 330.00) and the creek backs and up the lake are muddy while the lower lake is just stained. Morning surface water temperatures are in the lower 50s. 

January 13

Lake Murray water levels are back down to 350.27 (full pool is 360.00) and the lake is still stained but clearing. Morning surface water temperatures are in the low 50s. 

January 13

Santee Cooper water levels are up to 75.47 in Lake Marion (full pool is 76.8) and 73.44 in Lake Moultrie (full pool is 75.5). The upper lake is getting muddy and water temperatures are in the lower 50s. 

January 12

Lake Jocassee is at 98.7% of full pool and morning surface water temperatures are around 55 degrees.  Unlike the rest of the state’s lakes, Jocassee is still clear!

January 12

Lake Hartwell water levels are at 657.51 (full pool is 660.00) and the lake is extremely muddy. Morning surface water temperatures are around 49-51 degrees.

January 12

Lake Greenwood water levels are back down to 434.32 (full pool is 440.0) and the whole lake remains muddy. Morning surface water temperatures are around 49-50 degrees. 

January 12

Lake Monticello water temperatures range from the low to upper 50s, depending on section of the lake. Near the power plant is warmer. The water is still fairly clear and lake levels normally fluctuate daily.

January 13

Lake Wateree is up to 93.8% of full pool and the whole lake is muddy from end to end, although some of the creeks are a bit clearer. Water temperatures are in the lower 50s. 

January 11

Lake Keowee is at 99.3% of full pool and clarity is normal except for muddy conditions in the backs of creeks. Morning surface water temperatures are stable over the past week with mid-50s over most of the lake.  The warmest water is around the nuclear station and the coolest water is in the very back of major creeks.   

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