Reelfoot Link



Reelfoot Lake Record High and Low Water Levels


Record High

During the flood of January, 1937, Reelfoot Lake reached a gage height of 17.0 feet as observed by a local resident.


Record Low

On November 20-21, 1953, the gage height was observed to be 9.30 feet.


Drainage Area

The drainage area of Reelfoot Lake is 240 square miles.