Lake Shasta


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1,024.39 FEET
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Endangered winter-run chinook expand range, giving hope for species

Date: 2/15/2018 5:35:00 PM

Because the winter-run need colder water to ensure their eggs and recent hatches survive in the Sacramento River, Shasta Dam operators release cold water from deeper parts of Lake Shasta to keep the young fish from perishing. But during 2014 and 2015

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With storms skipping state, nearly half of California is back in a drought

Date: 2/1/2018 4:20:00 PM

And California's biggest reservoirs are still flush with the runoff from last year's drought-ending rains. Lake Shasta on Thursday measured 109 percent of what it usually holds this time of year, and New Melones Lake near Sonora was at 139 percent

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Jim Kesey to read his recent novel at library Saturday

Date: 1/30/2018 7:00:00 AM

This rough and tumble Marine and Korean War Vet finds himself trying to survive under the most harrowing conditions in the upper reaches of the Pit Arm of Northern California’s Lake Shasta. It’s an emotional roller coaster ride about the quest to fight

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Sunny weather draws crowds and 'Furries'

Redding Record Searchlight

Date: 1/28/2018 6:12:00 PM

As of Sunday, Lake Shasta was 73 percent full, or about 109 percent of average for this time of year, and Trinity Lake was 72 percent full or about 103 percent of average, according to the state

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Snow, big rig wreck, stalled I-5 northbound traffic, but it could have been worse

Redding Record Searchlight

Date: 1/26/2018 4:00:00 PM

I-5 motorists were out of luck getting anywhere north of Lake Shasta for most of Thursday morning after the northbound lanes were closed at the Fawndale Road exit north of Redding, where vehicles were screened for chains. MORE: UPDATE: CHP reopens all

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• River: Sacramento River
• Length: 365 Miles
• Surface Area: 29,750 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 517 feet
Shasta Lake is a reservoir in Shasta County, California, United States. It is within the Whiskeytown–Shasta–Trinity National Recreation Area, operated by the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. It is also popularly known as "Lake Shasta".
It is impounded by Shasta Dam, the ninth tallest dam in the United States. Known as the keystone of the Central Valley Project, the outflow of Shasta Dam provides electricity and irrigation water. It also provides Sacramento River flood control below the dam for the Sacramento Valley.
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