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Lake Townsend , NC
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Lake Townsend's current water temperature is 86°F. Today's forecast is: Possible light rain in the evening., with a high around 91°F and a low around 72°F. Winds are out of the WSW at 6 mph with gusts of 14 mph.
Current Conditions
Water Temp (F)
84° - 86°
Estimate as of Aug 10, 2022
Current Air (F)
89°
Wind (MPH)
WSW   6   -   14   gust

About this lake

Description

Lake Townsend, named in honor of James R. Townsend, City Manager of Greensboro from 1947-1961, is the largest of Greensboro's municipal reservoirs. The lake is 1,542 acres and is adjacent to the Bryan Park Complex and Golf Course off Highway 29 North. The lake was built and open for recreation in 1969. A large boat ramp is available for private boat launching, with another launch ramp for small sailboats. Kayaks, rowboats, and sailboats are available to rent. Popular fish include largemouth bass, hybrid bass, striped bass, catfish, and crappie.

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Attributes

  • Acres: 1,542
  • Base Elevation 709 Ft


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Natural Jul 17, 2022
Thermal Aug 07, 2022
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Forecast (updated: Aug 10, 2022)
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Wednesday
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91° 71°
WSW 6-14 mph
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Possible light rain in the evening.
Thursday
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83° 67°
W 6-16 mph
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Rain in the afternoon and evening.
Friday
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84° 61°
NNE 6-17 mph
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Partly cloudy throughout the day.
Saturday
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85° 59°
NE 5-10 mph
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Clear throughout the day.
Sunday
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85° 68°
SSW 4-13 mph
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Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
Monday
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84° 66°
SW 6-21 mph
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Rain in the evening and overnight.
Tuesday
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83° 63°
NW 5-18 mph
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Rain in the afternoon and evening.
Wednesday
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80° 64°
N 6-25 mph
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Clear throughout the day.

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