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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For December 4th, 2016
Snowpack is 68% of avg
TotalPrecip is 71.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 473.51 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 65 of 365 for the Water Year 2017. We are 18% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3605.51 on Dec 2, 2016
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Nov 30, 2015
There are currently 4,002,647,838,499 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 94.49 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 50.5% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2017: 888,505 acre feet

This is 72.82% of the December 2nd average of 1,220,201 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2017: 1,403,253 acre feet

This is 17.05% of the minimum required of 8,230,000 acre feet
During WY 2017, water storage has fallen by 39,358 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 514,748 AF
The 27 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 76.8% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2017 are 71.97% of WY 2016         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 93.06% of the Dec 4th avg. Click for Details



View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Dec 02, 2016
3605.51
-0.14
12283659
5824
12898
46.0
32.0
57.0
Thu, Dec 01, 2016
3605.65
-0.16
12297425
5318
13469
45.0
27.0
57.0
Wed, Nov 30, 2016
3605.81
-0.07
12313170
5390
8598
43.0
26.0
58.0
Tue, Nov 29, 2016
3605.88
-0.02
12320063
8007
8533
46.0
33.0
58.0
Mon, Nov 28, 2016
3605.90
-0.08
12322032
5006
8752
46.0
34.0
58.0
Sun, Nov 27, 2016
3605.98
-0.12
12329914
5120
8331
50.0
35.0
58.0
Sat, Nov 26, 2016
3606.05
0.07
12336813
6404
8542
46.0
30.0
58.0
Fri, Nov 25, 2016
3606.10
-0.01
12341742
8544
8535
50.0
30.0
59.0
Thu, Nov 24, 2016
3606.11
0.02
12342728
10219
8599
50.0
34.0
59.0
Wed, Nov 23, 2016
3606.09
-0.09
12340756
4323
8610
54.0
36.0
59.0
Tue, Nov 22, 2016
3606.18
0.01
12349632
9627
8543
55.0
39.0
59.0
Mon, Nov 21, 2016
3606.17
-0.05
12348646
6383
8521
52.0
43.0
60.0
Sun, Nov 20, 2016
3606.22
-0.05
12353578
7859
8387
54.0
44.0
60.0
Sat, Nov 19, 2016
3606.24
0.02
12355552
7360
8425
54.0
32.0
60.0
Averages of List
3605.99
-0.05
12331122.14
6813.14
9195.93
49.36
33.93
58.5

Averages for December 4th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3647.07
-0.10
17280427.00
8919.86
14066.19
50.74
30.09
54.8
All-Time
3632.16
-0.08
15579187.19
9036.23
12826.66
50.52
30.70
54.8

Last 10 December 4th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Dec 04, 2015
3604.90
-0.17
12223799
6163
14816
46.9
30.9
56.0
Thu, Dec 04, 2014
3601.31
-0.16
11875484
6466
14430
52.0
46.0
57.0
Wed, Dec 04, 2013
3587.50
-0.07
10595706
7044
10074
54.0
24.1
53.0
Tue, Dec 04, 2012
3614.49
-0.14
13187568
4762
12170
59.0
43.0
55.0
Sun, Dec 04, 2011
3644.92
-0.19
16591664
8326
20326
41.0
28.0
56.0
Sat, Dec 04, 2010
3629.73
-0.15
14822622
5988
13848
50.0
32.0
53.0
Fri, Dec 04, 2009
3630.49
-0.18
14907786
7556
14369
37.0
16.0
56.0
Thu, Dec 04, 2008
3621.43
-0.14
13915333
7062
13302
48.9
36.0
57.0
Tue, Dec 04, 2007
3598.31
-0.11
11589571
9849
13505
48.0
30.9
56.0
Mon, Dec 04, 2006
3606.37
-0.15
12368396
7753
13520
n/a
n/a
54.0
Averages of List
3613.95
-0.15
13207792.90
7096.90
14036.00
48.53
31.88
55.3


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Friday, December 2nd, 2016 where elevation was 3605.51'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
25.51 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3592.00
3590.00
15.51 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
39.49 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
43.49 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
54.49 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
62.49 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
74.49 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
74.49 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Blue Notch is unknown and really just shoreline launching at whatever point feels good. No minimum given except amount of courage it takes to reach this launch.


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Measurements are taken at 11:59 pm of the date listed
Temperature data is from Wahweap, AZ
Water temperature data is from wayneswords.com*
CHANGE represents water elevation change from previous day

Units used in each measurement:
Elevation - Feet above sea level
Change - Feet difference over previous measurement
Content - Acre Feet
Inflow - Average Cubic Feet / Second over entire 24 hour period
Outflow - Average Cubic Feet / Second over entire 24 hour period
All Temps - Degrees Farhenheit
The Water Year runs from October 1 to September 30 of the next year
Acre Feet = 1.9835 * Flow CFS
TP = Total Precipitation



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