Lakes Reach Lowest Levels Since 1950s

Published 09/03 2014 03:32PM

Updated 09/03 2014 03:35PM

Lake Arrowhead
Lake Arrowhead/KFDX
The combined Wichita Falls lake levels have now hit the lowest point ever since the drought of the 1950s.

Lake Arrowhead -- which was built because of that drought -- is at 20.5%. Lake Kickapoo is at 29.5%, with the combined total sitting at 23%.

Lake Kickapoo was at the lowest level it has ever been at in June but bounced back with the rainfall we received in July. The city remains in stage 5 drought catastrophe. Car washes will have to shut down if lake levels hit a combined 20 percent.

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