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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For April 26th, 2019
Snowpack is 126% of avg
TotalPrecip is 115.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 437.44 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 208 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 57% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3569.44 on Apr 25, 2019
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Mar 31, 2019
There are currently 2,952,831,109,347 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 130.56 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 37.26% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 2,927,902 acre feet

This is 73.26% of the April 25th average of 3,996,837 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 4,950,120 acre feet

This is 66% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 1,954,367 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 2,022,218 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 70.12% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2019 are 98.07% of WY 2018         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 96.12% of the Apr 26th avg. Click for Details


Powell is down -40.44 feet from one year ago


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Powell is up 0.86 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Apr 25, 2019
3569.44
0.20
9061894
21650
12580
0.0
0.0
57.0
Wed, Apr 24, 2019
3569.24
0.17
9045794
20245
12498
0.0
0.0
57.0
Tue, Apr 23, 2019
3569.07
0.09
9032123
16726
12485
0.0
0.0
56.0
Mon, Apr 22, 2019
3568.98
0.15
9024891
19541
12681
0.0
0.0
56.0
Sun, Apr 21, 2019
3568.83
0.04
9012847
13765
11715
0.0
0.0
56.0
Sat, Apr 20, 2019
3568.79
0.03
9009637
13575
11963
0.0
0.0
56.0
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
3568.76
-0.01
9007231
12473
12608
0.0
0.0
56.0
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
3568.77
0.01
9008033
12630
11891
0.0
0.0
56.0
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
3568.76
0.01
9007231
11836
11096
0.0
0.0
55.0
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
3568.75
0.04
9006428
14286
12237
0.0
0.0
55.0
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
3568.71
0.00
9003220
12880
12578
0.0
0.0
55.0
Sun, Apr 14, 2019
3568.71
0.05
9003220
13852
11367
0.0
0.0
55.0
Sat, Apr 13, 2019
3568.66
0.08
8999211
15680
11887
0.0
0.0
55.0
Fri, Apr 12, 2019
3568.58
0.02
8992798
13634
12460
0.0
0.0
55.0
Averages of List
3568.86
0.06
9015325.57
15198.07
12146.14
0.00
0.00
55.7

Averages for April 26th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3636.35
0.10
16004663.29
17179.05
12522.97
72.80
47.75
57.8
All-Time
3620.36
0.09
14695457.75
17090.36
12883.27
73.68
47.33
57.8

Last 10 April 26th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Apr 26, 2018
3609.79
-0.09
12709173
7968
12485
82.0
55.0
60.0
Wed, Apr 26, 2017
3602.97
0.33
12035699
28753
10956
73.0
43.0
57.0
Tue, Apr 26, 2016
3591.71
-0.02
10976017
10951
11584
64.0
43.0
57.0
Sun, Apr 26, 2015
3590.37
-0.05
10854033
7054
9166
64.0
44.0
60.0
Sat, Apr 26, 2014
3576.24
0.31
9620850
22236
7775
64.9
48.9
57.0
Fri, Apr 26, 2013
3596.81
-0.08
11448263
5550
9264
78.1
54.0
55.0
Thu, Apr 26, 2012
3635.65
-0.16
15495266
838
10403
73.4
57.0
63.0
Tue, Apr 26, 2011
3611.03
0.16
12834257
24674
15442
61.0
46.0
55.0
Mon, Apr 26, 2010
3619.94
0.16
13756880
19001
10381
73.9
48.9
58.0
Sun, Apr 26, 2009
3610.39
0.22
12769597
17785
9520
66.9
42.1
54.0
Averages of List
3604.49
0.08
12250003.50
14481.00
10697.60
70.12
48.19
57.6


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Thursday, April 25th, 2019 where elevation was 3569.44'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
21.44 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
13.44 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog Launch
3570.00
3568.00
1.44 Above
Maybe, if you're lucky. Go slow and be watchful
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
10.56 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
17.56 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
75.56 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
79.56 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
90.56 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
98.56 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
110.56 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
110.56 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
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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*Water temp data is provided by Wayne Gustaveson
  as measured in the a.m. at the Wahweap docks
*Air temp data is sourced from (Prev 24 Hr Extremes):
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All data is provisional and subject to review and modification
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