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#5759297 - 05/25/15 06:59 PM Clear Fork of the Brazos
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When the Brazos gets to a certain level the City of Abilene is allowed to pump water into FT Phantom Lake. This is the first time in quite awhile that I can remember it happening.

The Clear Fork of the Brazos in Jones county.



The water going in to FT Phantom Lake.

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#5759301 - 05/25/15 07:03 PM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: dogcatcher]
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#5759302 - 05/25/15 07:06 PM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: dogcatcher]
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Glad y'all are finally getting some of the rain the rest of the state has been getting.
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#5759311 - 05/25/15 07:11 PM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: SapperTitan]
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Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Glad y'all are finally getting some of the rain the rest of the state has been getting.


We really didn't get the rain, this runoff comes from back towards the Snyder and Post areas.
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#5759315 - 05/25/15 07:13 PM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: dogcatcher]
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#5759326 - 05/25/15 07:18 PM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: dogcatcher]
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#5759347 - 05/25/15 07:32 PM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: dogcatcher]
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Looking good. Sure wish we could capture the runoff going down the Trinity and route it that way.

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#5759573 - 05/25/15 09:51 PM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: dogcatcher]
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#5760861 - 05/26/15 07:36 PM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: dogcatcher]
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#5761170 - 05/26/15 09:28 PM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: passthru]
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Good deal.
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#5761351 - 05/27/15 05:53 AM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: dogcatcher]
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How low is Phantom?
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#5761504 - 05/27/15 08:27 AM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: Western]
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Originally Posted By: Western
How low is Phantom?


According to waterdatafortexas.org this am, it was 14.3 ft down, approx 39% full. Up three feet from 3 months ago.

They sure haven't gotten the water level rises most places int he state have.

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#5762090 - 05/27/15 02:15 PM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: dogcatcher]
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That's pretty cool that they can use the water elsewhere. I wish we could ship our excess somewhere useful.
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#5762100 - 05/27/15 02:23 PM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: Western]
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Originally Posted By: Western
How low is Phantom?


Can't get a boat in at most of the ramps. The east side ramp south of the old Fishing Village was nothing but dry land a few weeks ago. Not sure on how much water the lake caught, we haven't had the rains like the rest of the state. Our May total is only around 5".
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#5762998 - 05/28/15 07:10 AM Re: Clear Fork of the Brazos [Re: dogcatcher]
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Weather man says it ain't over yet. Conroe wishes they could send water elsewhere. They are flooding out houses down stream near Houston because they had to start releasing lake water into the San Jac.
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