The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will close Lake Worth at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to all recreational activity.
The closure includes all recreational activity including boats, jet skis, kayaks, canoes, and swimming.
The lake will remain closed until further notice.
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Officials say the lake has reached an elevation above 595 feet. At that elevation, boat wakes could cause flooding in some homes, and some boat docks could be underwater, creating a navigation hazard.