Army Corps to make announcement Thursday on flows from Lake Okeechobee

Posted at 6:33 AM, Sep 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-01 06:46:09-04

With heavy rains expected from Tropical Storm Hermine, it's possible it could affect Lake Okeechobee levels. Right now the lake is at 14.83 feet.

Last week in anticipation of the storm, the Army Corps of Engineers said it was going to maintain current flows from the St. Lucie Locks.

The Corps says their target water levels ranges from 12.5 to 15.5 feet.

Stay with and NewsChannel 5 for the latest on Lake Okeechobee water releases.