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:
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.