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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For April 29th, 2017
Snowpack is 115% of avg
TotalPrecip is 119.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 471.43 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 212 of 365 for the Water Year 2017. We are 58% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3603.43 on Apr 28, 2017
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 13, 2016
There are currently 3,936,400,287,874 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 96.57 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 49.67% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2017: 4,471,499 acre feet

This is 107.89% of the April 28th average of 4,144,590 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2017: 5,142,924 acre feet

This is 62.49% of the minimum required of 8,230,000 acre feet
During WY 2017, water storage has fallen by 742,775 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 671,425 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 81.19% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2017 are 124.31% of WY 2016         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 107.25% of the Apr 29th 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
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
3603.43
0.23
12080353
23486
10928
59.0
46.0
n/a
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
3603.20
0.23
12058012
23469
10927
70.0
52.0
n/a
Wed, Apr 26, 2017
3602.97
0.33
12035699
28753
10956
73.0
43.0
n/a
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
3602.64
0.32
12003734
28209
10970
68.0
53.0
n/a
Mon, Apr 24, 2017
3602.32
0.42
11972791
33261
10803
75.0
54.0
n/a
Sun, Apr 23, 2017
3601.90
0.36
11932262
28492
9228
82.0
48.0
n/a
Sat, Apr 22, 2017
3601.54
0.33
11897596
27333
9676
70.0
46.0
n/a
Fri, Apr 21, 2017
3601.21
0.34
11865879
29072
10925
71.0
51.0
58.0
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
3600.87
0.37
11833261
30758
11082
80.0
51.0
57.0
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
3600.50
0.29
11797834
26426
10950
78.0
57.0
59.0
Tue, Apr 18, 2017
3600.21
0.29
11770118
26558
11107
82.0
53.0
59.0
Mon, Apr 17, 2017
3599.92
0.25
11742446
24264
10909
81.0
54.0
57.0
Sun, Apr 16, 2017
3599.67
0.28
11718624
24038
9147
79.0
48.0
56.0
Sat, Apr 15, 2017
3599.39
0.26
11691979
23462
9628
75.0
48.0
56.0
Averages of List
3601.41
0.31
11885756.29
26970.07
10516.86
74.50
50.29
57.4

Averages for April 30th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3638.36
0.12
16245947.22
18667.39
12539.58
76.44
49.17
58.1
All-Time
3621.16
0.09
14818085.49
18437.20
13168.61
76.25
49.19
58.1

Last 10 April 30th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Apr 29, 2016
3591.94
0.13
10997042
18415
11580
63.0
46.0
57.0
Wed, Apr 29, 2015
3590.22
-0.06
10840433
7848
10451
74.0
49.0
62.0
Tue, Apr 29, 2014
3577.22
0.36
9703252
25554
8719
64.9
45.0
57.0
Mon, Apr 29, 2013
3596.64
-0.04
11432318
7700
9367
89.1
57.9
60.0
Sun, Apr 29, 2012
3635.75
-0.01
15506811
8861
8995
73.0
53.1
62.0
Fri, Apr 29, 2011
3611.67
0.14
12899134
26661
15391
70.0
43.0
55.0
Thu, Apr 29, 2010
3620.37
0.18
13802470
18373
9775
61.0
39.0
56.0
Wed, Apr 29, 2009
3610.99
0.25
12830210
22083
10231
79.0
46.9
58.0
Tue, Apr 29, 2008
3593.83
0.27
11170795
24232
13336
84.9
53.1
57.0
Sun, Apr 29, 2007
3600.34
0.07
11782545
11135
9030
86.0
63.0
63.0
Averages of List
3602.90
0.13
12096501.00
17086.20
10687.50
74.49
49.60
58.7


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Friday, April 28th, 2017 where elevation was 3603.43'

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
23.43 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3592.00
3590.00
13.43 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
41.57 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
45.57 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
56.57 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
64.57 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
76.57 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
76.57 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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*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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