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Lake Oroville is at 78% of its total capacity

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DWR water release update

The Department of Water Resources continues to monitor Feather River water releases. Courtesy: California Department of Water Resources

OROVILLE, Calif. - Lake Oroville is at 845 feet elevation as of Friday, according to the Department of Water Resources.

Storage is around 2.75 million acre-feet and is at 78% of its total capacity — which is 138% of the historical average.

Feather River water releases are at 7,000 cubic feet per second.

Flows through Oroville at 650 cfs and releases from the Thermalito Afterbay Outlet are at 6,350 cfs.

DWR said they continue to assess Feather River water releases daily.

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