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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For April 28th, 2017
Snowpack is 113% of avg
TotalPrecip is 119.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 471.2 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 210 of 365 for the Water Year 2017. We are 58% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3603.20 on Apr 27, 2017
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 14, 2016
There are currently 3,929,120,441,099 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 96.8 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 49.58% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2017: 4,424,915 acre feet

This is 107.74% of the April 27th average of 4,107,208 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2017: 5,121,248 acre feet

This is 62.23% of the minimum required of 8,230,000 acre feet
During WY 2017, water storage has fallen by 765,116 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 696,333 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 81.2% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2017 are 124.1% of WY 2016         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 110.66% of the Apr 28th avg. Click for Details



View CFS     Last 14 Measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
3603.20
0.23
12058012
46551
21674
70.0
52.0
n/a
Wed, Apr 26, 2017
3602.97
0.33
12035699
57032
21731
73.0
43.0
n/a
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
3602.64
0.32
12003734
55953
21759
68.0
53.0
n/a
Mon, Apr 24, 2017
3602.32
0.42
11972791
65973
21428
75.0
54.0
n/a
Sun, Apr 23, 2017
3601.90
0.36
11932262
56514
18304
82.0
48.0
n/a
Sat, Apr 22, 2017
3601.54
0.33
11897596
54215
19192
70.0
46.0
n/a
Fri, Apr 21, 2017
3601.21
0.34
11865879
57664
21670
71.0
51.0
58.0
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
3600.87
0.37
11833261
61008
21981
80.0
51.0
57.0
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
3600.50
0.29
11797834
52416
21719
78.0
57.0
59.0
Tue, Apr 18, 2017
3600.21
0.29
11770118
52678
22031
82.0
53.0
59.0
Mon, Apr 17, 2017
3599.92
0.25
11742446
48128
21638
81.0
54.0
57.0
Sun, Apr 16, 2017
3599.67
0.28
11718624
47679
18143
79.0
48.0
56.0
Sat, Apr 15, 2017
3599.39
0.26
11691979
46537
19097
75.0
48.0
56.0
Fri, Apr 14, 2017
3599.13
0.19
11667272
41955
21723
77.0
54.0
55.0
Averages of List
3601.11
0.30
11856250.50
53164.50
20863.57
75.79
50.86
57.1

Averages for April 28th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3638.24
0.11
16232230.58
36598.11
24915.68
76.55
49.72
58.2
All-Time
3621.07
0.09
14805978.06
36029.62
26183.41
75.96
48.22
58.2

Last 10 April 28th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Apr 28, 2016
3591.81
0.02
10985155
25784
23092
57.0
46.0
57.0
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
3590.28
-0.05
10845872
16687
20872
72.0
47.0
61.0
Mon, Apr 28, 2014
3576.86
0.34
9672928
48641
17131
64.9
46.0
57.0
Sun, Apr 28, 2013
3596.68
-0.06
11436069
9961
15295
84.0
51.8
59.0
Sat, Apr 28, 2012
3635.76
0.02
15507966
22215
18740
73.0
57.9
62.0
Thu, Apr 28, 2011
3611.53
0.22
12884924
50429
30538
75.9
43.0
54.0
Wed, Apr 28, 2010
3620.19
0.10
13783372
35594
19377
78.1
60.1
59.0
Tue, Apr 28, 2009
3610.74
0.26
12804931
40144
20267
75.9
55.9
58.0
Mon, Apr 28, 2008
3593.56
0.31
11145866
50665
25952
78.1
43.0
57.0
Sat, Apr 28, 2007
3600.27
0.05
11775851
23425
18736
84.9
53.1
62.0
Averages of List
3602.77
0.12
12084293.40
32354.46
21000.11
74.38
50.38
58.6


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Thursday, April 27th, 2017 where elevation was 3603.20'

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
23.2 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3592.00
3590.00
13.2 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
41.8 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
45.8 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
56.8 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
64.8 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
76.8 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
76.8 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 - Acre Feet per day
Outflow - Acre Feet per day
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
*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
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