Lookout Point Lake Near Lowell
June 5 2023
888 ft-0.08% today
99% of Normal • Normal
Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above ngvd 1929, ft levels at Lookout Point Lake Near Lowell are currently 888 ft, about 99% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 899.5ft.
Maximum recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft since record keeping began in 2013 was 2019-04-13 when levels reached 927.69 ft. Lowest recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft was 2023-01-18 when levels receded to 820.21 ft.
Lookout Point Lake, located near Lowell, Oregon, was created in 1954 when the US Army Corps of Engineers built a dam on the Middle Fork of the Willamette River. The lake has a capacity of 154,400 acre-feet and provides water for irrigation, municipal, and industrial uses. The hydrology of the lake is influenced by two main sources: surface flow from the Willamette River and snowpack from the surrounding mountains. The lake serves as a water source for agricultural production in the area, including crops such as grass seed, hazelnuts, and Christmas trees. The lake also provides recreational opportunities such as fishing, boating, and camping. The area around the lake is managed by the US Forest Service and includes hiking trails, picnic areas, and wildlife viewing.
|Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change||-0.08%|
|Percent of Normal||99%|