Although flows appear to have peaked and are now beginning to recede, Lake Panorama will remain closed to boating at least for Sunday, June 16, and possibly longer.  The third highest river flows ever recorded tore through the debris boom and sent acres of logs and branches and crop debris through the lake. Although the tremendous current took much of the material on through and over the dam, there is still much remaining which is a danger to the safety of members, guests and staff.

As of 10 p.m., Saturday, June 15, river inflow was still exceeding the amount that can be released through the gated concrete spillway at the dam.  This means the lake level will continue to rise slowly until decreasing inflow matches outflow.  Be sure to secure boats, lifts, floatables and any items near the shoreline that could float away if the lake rises a foot or so.

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