Weiss Lake


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Liberty Day set for Saturday in Cedar Bluff

The Gladsden Times

Date: 6/25/2015 3:51:00 PM

Musical entertainment is planned at the park pavilions throughout the day. Fireworks over Weiss Lake, one of the largest shows in the state, will begin at 9 p.m. The Shane Givens Band will perform at the park pavilion after the fireworks show until 11 p.m

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Learning to swim first element of water safety

The Gladsden Times

Date: 6/23/2015 8:53:00 PM

A Litchfield High School-Jacksonville State University graduate drowned June 14 in the Coosa River after he slipped and fell while helping someone get in a boat. At the time there were mixed reports on the man’s swimming ability. While authorities said

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Cave Springs youth drowns on Weiss Lake

Fish Wrap

Date: 6/22/2015 8:10:00 PM

A 17 year old Cave Springs teen died on Monday after drowning on Weiss Lake. Accordign to Cherokee County Coroner Dr. Jeremy Deaton, the teen was playing a water game with friends near a pier at a residence on Big Nose Drive in Centre when he went under

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Alabama's Coosa River Is Watersports Playground


Date: 6/22/2015 9:23:00 AM

Alabama's Coosa River gathers its waters in northwest Georgia before it starts its slow meander through Alabama until coming to rest in Lake Jordan just north of Montgomery. The Coosa flows into Alabama and backs up against Weiss Dam creating Lake Weiss

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Water Resources Outlook - June 18 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 6/22/2015

Water Resources Outlook for June 18

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• River: Coosa River
• Length: 447 Miles
• Surface Area: 30,200 Acres
• Volume: 1,433,300 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 5,270 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 10 Feet
• Length: 45 Miles
Lake Weiss (pronounced "Wice") is an Alabama Power Company hydroelectric impoundment covering 30,200 acres in northeast Alabama on the Alabama - Georgia border. The Weiss Lake fishery is the major economic influence in Cherokee County, so the locals treat anglers very well. Four free public access areas and 37 privately run marinas service Lake Weiss. Campgrounds, motels and rental cabins dot the shoreline of the lake.

the lake was named after Fernando C. Weiss, who was born in Dallas, Texas, March 5, 1892. He was hired by Alabama Power in 1913.
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