It's Official: Cheney Reservoir Full, Other Lakes Overcapacity

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email
Cheney and several other lakes and reservoirs are full after the latest round of rainfall.

Courtesy Glen Grunwald

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UPDATE: Thursday, August 8, 2013

It's official - Cheney Reservoir is now full, and has a little extra after another round of rain moved through the area overnight.

El Dorado also reached capacity Wednesday afternoon. Both Marion and Kanopolis are now well over-capacity.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Several area lakes are now overcapacity or nearly full, with more rain expected beginning tonight.

Cheney Reservoir is currently 98.12% full, and El Dorado Lake is now 100% full. Both Marion and Kanopolis Reservoirs are over capacity.

In Marion, several campsite reservations have been canceled because those sites are currently under water. You can check the status or your reservation by :clicking here.

More heavy rainfall is expected in the area beginning tonight. Some parts of the state could get another one to three inches, with some isolated areas getting up to four inches.

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