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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For April 8th, 2020
Snowpack is 101% of avg
TotalPrecip is 88.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 468.36 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 191 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 52% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3600.36 on Apr 7, 2020
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Apr 6, 2020
There are currently 3,839,979,220,776 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 99.64 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 48.45% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 2,762,200 acre feet

This is 78.72% of the April 7th average of 3,508,741 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 4,249,252 acre feet

This is 56.66% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 1,479,502 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,487,052 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 78.48% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 113% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 62.21% of the Apr 8th avg. Click for Details


Lake Powell is up 31.59 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 14.87 feet from the high.


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -0.70 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Tue, Apr 07, 2020
3600.36
-0.05
11784448
8809
11028
0.0
0.0
54.0
Mon, Apr 06, 2020
3600.41
-0.06
11789228
8046
10785
0.0
0.0
54.0
Sun, Apr 05, 2020
3600.47
-0.05
11794965
7203
9423
0.0
0.0
54.0
Sat, Apr 04, 2020
3600.52
-0.08
11799748
6506
10289
0.0
0.0
53.0
Fri, Apr 03, 2020
3600.60
-0.11
11807402
5444
10793
0.0
0.0
53.0
Thu, Apr 02, 2020
3600.71
0.06
11817933
14361
10848
67.0
48.0
53.0
Wed, Apr 01, 2020
3600.65
-0.06
11812188
7274
10017
75.0
48.0
53.0
Tue, Mar 31, 2020
3600.71
-0.04
11817933
9683
11534
74.0
42.0
52.0
Mon, Mar 30, 2020
3600.75
-0.05
11821763
9356
11729
65.0
40.0
52.0
Sun, Mar 29, 2020
3600.80
-0.07
11826553
6549
9966
61.0
44.0
52.0
Sat, Mar 28, 2020
3600.87
-0.03
11833261
9959
11290
60.0
34.0
52.0
Fri, Mar 27, 2020
3600.90
-0.08
11836137
7783
11724
50.0
37.0
52.0
Thu, Mar 26, 2020
3600.98
-0.08
11843807
7834
11777
62.0
46.0
52.0
Wed, Mar 25, 2020
3601.06
-0.03
11851481
10468
11800
68.0
42.0
53.0
Averages of List
3600.70
-0.05
11816918
8520
10929
41.6
27.2
52.8

Averages for April 8th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3633.70
-0.00
15723824
11939
12263
70.6
44.3
53.9
All-Time
3618.85
-0.01
14512022
11699
11859
70.2
44.1
53.9

Last 10 April 8th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Mon, Apr 08, 2019
3568.70
-0.07
9002418
9744
12500
82.0
52.0
56.0
Sun, Apr 08, 2018
3611.53
-0.07
12884924
6440
9891
73.0
57.0
54.0
Sat, Apr 08, 2017
3597.81
0.18
11542343
19632
10014
72.0
57.0
53.0
Fri, Apr 08, 2016
3591.39
-0.10
10946807
6830
11437
64.0
52.0
56.0
Wed, Apr 08, 2015
3591.12
0.18
10922200
19617
10335
60.0
46.0
56.0
Tue, Apr 08, 2014
3574.40
-0.06
9467394
7345
9739
78.1
48.9
52.0
Mon, Apr 08, 2013
3598.26
-0.03
11584837
8607
9773
64.9
42.1
54.0
Sun, Apr 08, 2012
3635.70
0.07
15501038
13859
8965
72.0
42.1
52.0
Fri, Apr 08, 2011
3609.79
-0.06
12709173
10499
15925
57.9
41.0
51.0
Thu, Apr 08, 2010
3618.93
-0.06
13650193
7146
10410
64.9
37.0
52.0
Averages of List
3599.76
-0.00
11821133
10972
10899
68.9
47.5
53.6


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 where elevation was 3600.36'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
52.36 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
44.36 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
24.36 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
20.36 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
13.36 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
0.36 Above
Looking bad, not likely. Go very slow!
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
8.64 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
44.64 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
48.64 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
59.64 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
67.64 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
79.64 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 data courtesy of US Bureau of Reclamation
The water year runs from Oct 1 - Sept 30
Since Filled is from 06/22/1980 forward
*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):
   Page, AZ Weather
All data is provisional and subject to review and modification
Call 1-800-752-8525 for up-to-date water level infomation
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Current Snowpack Conditions for Upper Colorado Basin


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