August 10, 2012 - The water elevation at midnight, August 8th was 1,016.17-feet, which is 8.5-inches lower than it was last Wednesday. The water level is predicted to fluctuate less than 2-inches over the next two days. The afternoon surface temperatures in the main channel have been 88 to 89 degrees. The river inflow is 3,643 cfs.
Maynardville, TN - When it comes to a Tennessee vacation the Hickory Star Marina on Norris Lake is an excellent place to explore and discover thrills that only the best of memories are made of. This premier vacation destination is surrounded by 800 miles of shoreline that offers up superb opportunities to enjoy a variety of water sports. When not playing in the boat visitors can hone their angling skills and pull in some of the tastiest fish in the Tennessee Valley.
Andersonville, TN - There are many places to enjoy the fun and beauty of water and Stardust Marina on Norris Lake happens to be a phenomenal place to experience an abundant variety of adventures. Beyond the normal types of water related activities such as fishing, skiing, and swimming, visitors of Stardust Marina can enjoy the beauty of nature and abundant wildlife as well. Water has always been a natural attractant for fun and relaxation, as has nature and beautiful mountains.
July 5, 2012 - The water elevation at midnight, July 4th was 1,016.6-feet, which is 1.4-feet lower than it was last Wednesday. The water level is predicted to drop 10-inches by midnight, Friday, July 6th. The water surface temperature in the main channel has been 82 degrees in the early mornings, but hot, sunny days have seen it rising to 88 degrees by late afternoon. Localized thunderstorms have cooled some of the creek headwaters a few degrees, but that effect has been temporary. The region suffered from record-breaking hot weather. Many of the shallower creek headwaters and protected coves saw surface temperatures reach 90 degrees. Except for the upper reaches of the Powell and Clinch arms, and the headwaters of some of the larger creek arms, the main channels have clear water.
Norris Lake - Gorgeous private home site with plenty of acreage available for sale at the Lone Mountain Shores waterfront community in New Tazewell, TN on Norris Lake! This for sale by owner lake view lot offers an excellent opportunity to own your slice of paradise with views of Norris Lake.
Looking for a place to launch your boat on Norris Lake? Here is a list of public boat ramps and links to Norris Lake boat launch maps with directions to help make the best of your Norris Lake vacation. Under normal conditions, getting a boat into the water isn't a problem. Back it down the ramp and get it afloat. The problem is when conditions are abnormal such as when water levels are low, or during a flood, when they are too high.
June 6, 2012 - The water elevation at midnight, June 6th was 1,018.82-feet, which is 6-inches higher than it was last Wednesday. The water level is predicted to rise 1.7-inches by midnight, Friday, June 8. The water surface temperature in the main channel continued its two week cooling trend, dropping to 78 degrees in the morning hours and rising to 80 degrees by late afternoon.