• Keystone Dam releasing most water in over 20 years

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    TULSA COUNTY, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • Keystone Dam is set to release the largest amount of water in 21 years Monday morning.
    • The Army Corps of Engineers released the bulk of the water at 8 a.m. Monday.
    • Water levels at Keystone Lake before the release were already about 24-feet above normal.
    • Volunteers in Sand Springs filled thousands of sandbags amid concerns over the flooding.
    • WATCH when the water release ramps up on the FOX23 News Facebook page:

    More Facts:

    According to the Army Corps, they are releasing about 85,000 cubic feet of water per second -- the largest release since 1998 when they released 93,000 cubic feet per second.

    In the 1986 flood, the dam released 300,000 cubic feet per second.


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