May 17, 2024 8:15am Lake Conroe Status

By: San Jacinto River Authority SJRA
| Published 05/17/2024


CONROE, TX -- Lake Conroe is currently at 202.56 feet (conservation pool is 201 feet). Current outflow from Lake Conroe is 8090 cubic feet per second (cfs).

Lake Conroe will continue to pass through storm water and runoff received in the Upper San Jacinto River Basin until Lake Conroe returns to conservation pool. Monitor real-time information on Lake Conroe at

We will continue to monitor rain and runoff in the area. We are in coordination with the City of Houston, Coastal Water Authority, and Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

Lake Houston

According to the City of Houston, Lake Houston is currently at 43.14 feet (normal pool is 42.4 feet) and discharging water over the spillway. Gates on Lake Houston will remain open until Lake Houston returns to normal pool. Total inflows into Lake Houston are at 18,175 cfs and outflows are at 12,692.6 cfs. Lake Houston gates have and will remain open until the gate that is stuck partially open is repaired.

Lake Houston levels may be monitored by visiting the Coastal Water Authority's website at

Follow official sources

To stay prepared during storm events, make sure to follow NWS Houston, your local Office of Emergency Management, and your local weather stations.

Harris County FWS

Visit Harris County's Flood Warn System to view gages across the basin:

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