Badin (Narrows)

Current Lake Conditions
Date 10/5/2015
Hour Ending 3:00:00 AM
Lake Elevation 540.4 Feet
Feet Below Full Pond 0.7 Feet
Fluctuation Forecast
Avg Inflow Today 23571 cfs
Avg Outflow Today 7155 cfs

Historical Lake Level Data

View typical monthly lake levels based on historical data.


Fish Consumption Advisory
The N.C. Department of Health has issued a fish consumption advisory for certain fish in Badin Lake. Click here for more information.

Lake Level Messages

It’s been a very dry year in the Yadkin watershed. The amount of water flowing into the Yadkin Project is down nearly 50 percent from historical averages so far this year – and the forecast calls for dry continue through October.


The water flows are the lowest since 2008, creating significant challenges to maintain water levels in the lakes. When water levels are low, underwater obstructions may be closer to the surface.


APGI is closely monitoring flows and planning ahead to minimize the impact of low flows on reservoir water levels. With the Yadkin watershed officially in a drought, the company will follow drought protocols that were developed with state officials and local representatives to protect the water supply in the Yadkin Project.


APGI is committed to operating in a conservative manner to help protect lake levels while continuing to meet our requirements to send water downstream.


This page provides daily updates on lake levels. Click here for more information.

Severe Weather Alert
Visit the NC Drought Monitor for the latest drought conditions.

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