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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For April 6th, 2016
Snowpack is 92% of avg
TotalPrecip is 92.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 460.48 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 217 of 366 for the Water Year 2016. We are 59% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3592.48 on May 3, 2016
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Mar 28, 2016
There are currently 3,599,520,091,409 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 107.52 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 45.42% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2016: 3,803,936 acre feet

This is 86.94% of the May 3rd average of 4,375,114 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2016: 5,048,144 acre feet

This is 61.34% of the minimum required of 8,230,000 acre feet
During WY 2016, water storage has fallen by 1,276,510 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,244,208 AF
The 27 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 79.85% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2016 are 106.1% of WY 2015         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 50.94% of the May 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
Tue, May 03, 2016
3592.48
0.11
11046507
17773
11865
75.0
48.0
0.0
Mon, May 02, 2016
3592.37
0.11
11036419
17720
11816
66.0
50.0
0.0
Sun, May 01, 2016
3592.26
0.14
11026337
17519
10123
55.9
46.9
0.0
Sat, Apr 30, 2016
3592.12
0.18
11013514
19901
10569
55.9
48.9
0.0
Fri, Apr 29, 2016
3591.94
0.13
10997042
18415
11580
63.0
46.0
0.0
Thu, Apr 28, 2016
3591.81
0.02
10985155
12999
11642
57.0
46.0
0.0
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
3591.79
0.08
10983327
15976
11634
64.9
50.0
0.0
Tue, Apr 26, 2016
3591.71
-0.02
10976017
10951
11584
64.0
43.0
57.0
Mon, Apr 25, 2016
3591.73
0.02
10977844
12855
11498
62.1
50.0
57.0
Sun, Apr 24, 2016
3591.71
0.04
10976017
12449
10098
73.9
48.9
58.0
Sat, Apr 23, 2016
3591.67
0.06
10972363
14038
10692
70.0
57.9
59.0
Fri, Apr 22, 2016
3591.61
0.09
10966883
16388
11553
84.0
57.0
58.0
Thu, Apr 21, 2016
3591.52
0.08
10958667
15858
11522
82.9
55.0
59.0
Wed, Apr 20, 2016
3591.44
0.09
10951368
16331
11500
82.0
52.0
58.0
Averages of List
3591.87
0.08
10990532.86
15655.21
11262.57
68.33
49.97
29.0

Averages for May 4th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3640.39
0.14
16480823.06
21146.57
13138.40
80.04
52.04
59.9
All-Time
3622.30
0.12
14967314.46
20587.47
13216.68
79.99
51.82
59.9

Last 10 May 4th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Mon, May 04, 2015
3589.87
-0.16
10808741
4308
11785
71.1
57.0
62.0
Sun, May 04, 2014
3578.64
0.26
9823476
19695
7296
87.1
66.9
58.0
Sat, May 04, 2013
3596.18
-0.02
11389243
8961
9553
82.9
50.0
60.0
Fri, May 04, 2012
3635.83
0.01
15516051
11418
10222
86.0
62.1
61.0
Wed, May 04, 2011
3612.45
0.16
12978494
21398
14266
80.1
53.1
57.0
Tue, May 04, 2010
3621.01
0.15
13870533
16165
9941
81.0
50.0
59.0
Mon, May 04, 2009
3612.41
0.31
12974417
27125
10312
80.1
57.9
59.0
Sun, May 04, 2008
3595.34
0.31
11310857
26761
12040
78.1
51.1
57.0
Fri, May 04, 2007
3600.75
0.19
11821763
17731
10128
68.0
50.0
60.0
Thu, May 04, 2006
3594.18
0.30
11203147
21858
10018
80.1
59.0
63.0
Averages of List
3603.67
0.15
12169672.20
17542.00
10556.10
79.45
55.71
59.6


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 where elevation was 3592.48'

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
12.48 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3592.00
3590.00
2.48 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
52.52 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
56.52 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
67.52 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
75.52 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
87.52 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
87.52 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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