CONROE, Texas (FOX 26) - The San Jacinto River Authority has some good news for everyone enjoying this beautiful Easter weekend.
The Lake will reopen today at noon to normal lake traffic and all activities.
Lake Conroe water levels are slowly receding, and the lake will soon reach a point where navigational conditions will become much safer.
Boaters are still urged to use extreme caution due to floating debris and submerged objects that may not be fully visible.
During the recent rainfall event, the lake level increased to nearly 203 feet above mean sea level (msl), which is two feet over the lake's normal pool level of 201' msl.
The peak release from the dam was 6,500 cfs. The estimated peak inflow into the lake, during this event was nearly 30,000 cfs. This means that the operation of the dam reduced the peak flow that would otherwise have continued down the river.