Lake Hickory

NORTH CAROLINA


Lake Level
97.68 FEET
11/22/2017
Full Pool: 99.0
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Weiss Lake is Getting a Face Lift

Cathy Griffeth

Date: 11/18/2017

Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate

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Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

National Weather Service

Date: 11/16/2017

Water Resources Outlook (November

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Lenoir-Rhyne Football player drowns at Lake Hickory

WIS-TV

Date: 11/14/2017 8:58:18 PM

Just a day before exams would be over and it would be time to head home, Lenoir Rhyne University freshman running back Vince Njoku drowned near Geitner Park in Lake Hickory Monday afternoon. Njoku was with several friends when he jumped off a rock into the

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Pelicans At Weiss Lake

Cathy Griffeth

Date: 11/14/2017

Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss

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Monday severe storm system confirmed as EF2 tornado in Burke

The News Herald

Date: 10/26/2017 2:30:00 PM

There, it weakened to an EF1 storm but widened to its maximum path width of about 1,600 yards, with damage reported on either side of Lake Hickory in both counties. The NWS reported the storm caused significant tree damage in the area, with hundreds downed

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• River: North Fork Catawba River
• Length: 109 Miles
• Surface Area: 4,223 Acres
• Volume: 137,821 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 1,310 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 33 Feet
Lake Hickory was created on the Catawba River in 1927 with the completion of the Oxford Dam 11 miles northeast of Hickory. The dam parallels the NC Highway 16 bridge over the Catawba River between Interstate 40 and Taylorsville. It is 122 feet high, with an overall length of 1,200 feet. The spillway section of the dam is 550 feet long.
Lake Hickory was named after the city of Hickory and runs along its northern edge. The lake covers almost 4,223 acres with 105 miles of shoreline. Full pond elevation is 935 feet. Lake Hickory is a reliable source of water for the cities of Hickory and Conover and the town of Longview.
Duke Energy provides five public access areas on the lake in cooperation with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
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