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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For September 23rd, 2017
Snowpack is 129% of avg
TotalPrecip is 108.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 496.87 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 358 of 365 for the Water Year 2017. We are 98% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3628.87 on Sep 22, 2017
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Jul 29, 2012
There are currently 4,798,707,767,317 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 71.13 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 60.55% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2017: 11,237,351 acre feet

This is 105.48% of the September 22nd average of 10,653,722 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2017: 8,813,351 acre feet

This is 107.09% of the minimum required of 8,230,000 acre feet
During WY 2017, water storage has risen by 1,903,546 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 2,424,000 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 84.47% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2017 are 115.39% of WY 2016         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 86.99% of the Sep 23rd avg. Click for Details


Powell is up 17.95 feet from one year ago


View CFS     Last 14 Measurements
Powell is down -1.05 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
3628.87
-0.13
14726674
9908
23659
79.0
57.0
n/a
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
3629.00
-0.08
14741149
15211
22953
82.0
64.0
74.0
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
3629.08
-0.10
14750062
12863
23017
88.0
61.0
76.0
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
3629.18
-0.08
14761208
0
22973
88.0
61.0
77.0
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
3629.26
-0.11
14770130
11953
23322
87.0
59.0
77.0
Sun, Sep 17, 2017
3629.37
-0.09
14782403
10417
19381
82.0
60.0
78.0
Sat, Sep 16, 2017
3629.46
-0.08
14792450
12441
20204
81.0
57.0
77.0
Fri, Sep 15, 2017
3629.54
0.04
14801386
29499
22782
82.0
54.0
78.0
Thu, Sep 14, 2017
3629.50
-0.10
14796918
12294
22469
84.0
60.0
78.0
Wed, Sep 13, 2017
3629.60
-0.09
14808089
14224
23197
93.0
66.0
77.0
Tue, Sep 12, 2017
3629.69
-0.09
14818149
14230
23209
96.0
69.0
78.0
Mon, Sep 11, 2017
3629.78
-0.11
14828214
12038
23437
93.0
66.0
77.0
Sun, Sep 10, 2017
3629.89
-0.03
14840522
17012
18744
88.0
63.0
78.0
Sat, Sep 09, 2017
3629.92
-0.09
14843880
10737
19724
75.0
66.0
79.0
Averages of List
3629.44
-0.08
14790088.14
13059.07
22076.50
85.57
61.64
77.2

Averages for September 23rd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3649.98
-0.07
17664039.24
20243.44
26711.74
82.63
57.95
73.5
All-Time
3635.06
-0.08
15935177.02
19761.39
25490.84
82.97
57.48
73.5

Last 10 September 23rd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Sep 23, 2016
3610.91
-0.01
12822117
24833
24258
68.0
46.0
73.0
Wed, Sep 23, 2015
3606.75
-0.11
12405945
14198
24338
88.0
63.0
77.0
Tue, Sep 23, 2014
3605.51
-0.07
12283659
15545
21370
88.0
64.0
77.0
Mon, Sep 23, 2013
3591.20
0.00
10929487
22537
21079
77.0
54.0
66.0
Sun, Sep 23, 2012
3622.05
-0.07
13981663
9735
16047
86.0
69.1
74.0
Fri, Sep 23, 2011
3653.67
-0.07
17676872
27585
30742
89.1
61.0
74.0
Thu, Sep 23, 2010
3633.77
0.01
15279354
14505
16068
82.9
59.0
73.0
Wed, Sep 23, 2009
3635.80
-0.09
15512585
16477
19875
79.0
53.1
75.0
Tue, Sep 23, 2008
3627.57
-0.11
14582488
17907
24270
82.0
55.9
74.0
Sun, Sep 23, 2007
3601.74
0.12
11916845
15275
18375
71.1
55.9
74.0
Averages of List
3618.90
-0.04
13739101.50
17859.63
21642.17
81.11
58.10
73.7


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Friday, September 22nd, 2017 where elevation was 3628.87'

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
48.87 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3592.00
3590.00
38.87 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
16.13 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
20.13 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
31.13 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
39.13 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
51.13 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
51.13 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 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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