Weiss Lake

ALABAMA - GEORGIA


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563.66 FEET
5/27/2018
Full Pool: 564.0
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Authorities searching after vehicle plunges into river

The Cullman Times

Date: 5/20/2018 2:39:00 PM

Authorities are actively searching for the driver and any possible passengers in the Coosa River after a vehicle drove off the Meighan Bridge in Gadsden. We're told the car went off the bridge between 2:15 and 2:30 this afternoon. The bridge is located on

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Marshall Forest to be added to Old-Growth Forest Network

Rome News-Tribune

Date: 5/19/2018 9:24:00 PM

The forest in Rome sits off the Coosa River below the Shorter University campus and features a number of rare and endangered flora. The Nature Conservancy, Friends of the Marshall Forest along with family and friends of the late Robert Weed help maintain

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Woodpecker species holding its own in Alabama

Yellowhammer News

Date: 5/17/2018 10:12:00 AM

On the banks of the Coosa River, a federally endangered woodpecker continues to hold its own, with a little help from friends. For more than 30 years, Alabama Power Company biologists have worked to protect and expand red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW

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CRBI hopes to set world record during BIG Float June 2

Rome News-Tribune

Date: 5/3/2018 5:23:00 AM

On June 2, the Coosa River Basin Initiative looks to put the Etowah River in the Guinness World Records book by creating the “longest line of water inflatables” during Rome’s Big Float. The record to break is a 543-foot-long line of more than 100

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Rome's Big Float to challenge record for 'longest line of water inflatables'

Rome News-Tribune

Date: 5/1/2018 4:13:00 PM

On June 2, the Coosa River Basin Initiative looks to put the Etowah River in the Guinness World Records book by creating the "longest line of water inflatables" during Rome’s Big Float, according to a press release. Last week, CRBI received confirmation

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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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