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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For August 17th, 2017
Snowpack is 65% of avg
TotalPrecip is 112.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 501.04 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 321 of 365 for the Water Year 2017. We are 88% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3633.04 on Aug 16, 2017
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Jul 5, 2012
There are currently 4,951,668,619,267 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 66.96 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 62.48% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2017: 10,765,228 acre feet

This is 107.88% of the August 16th average of 9,978,638 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2017: 7,890,871 acre feet

This is 95.88% of the minimum required of 8,230,000 acre feet
During WY 2017, water storage has risen by 2,372,965 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 2,874,357 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 89.08% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2017 are 115.73% of WY 2016         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 104.72% of the Aug 17th avg. Click for Details


Powell is up 16.96 feet from one year ago


View CFS     Last 14 Measurements
Powell is down -1.43 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
3633.04
-0.13
15196093
15295
29255
91.0
64.0
n/a
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
3633.17
-0.10
15210897
19119
29395
86.0
72.0
n/a
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
3633.27
-0.13
15222291
15686
29663
93.0
69.0
n/a
Sun, Aug 13, 2017
3633.40
-0.10
15237113
15338
25627
88.0
66.0
n/a
Sat, Aug 12, 2017
3633.50
-0.06
15248521
22874
28235
90.0
68.0
n/a
Fri, Aug 11, 2017
3633.56
-0.16
15255369
12169
29868
96.0
73.0
n/a
Thu, Aug 10, 2017
3633.72
-0.11
15273641
18201
29739
98.0
72.0
n/a
Wed, Aug 09, 2017
3633.83
-0.13
15286211
15446
29461
97.0
73.0
n/a
Tue, Aug 08, 2017
3633.96
-0.13
15301077
15198
29223
95.0
71.0
n/a
Mon, Aug 07, 2017
3634.09
-0.07
15315953
22979
29592
91.0
69.0
79.0
Sun, Aug 06, 2017
3634.16
-0.07
15323968
19258
25873
91.0
68.0
80.0
Sat, Aug 05, 2017
3634.23
-0.10
15331985
17227
27557
86.0
66.0
80.0
Fri, Aug 04, 2017
3634.33
-0.14
15343444
14236
29526
90.0
73.0
81.0
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
3634.47
-0.08
15359496
21614
29479
98.0
71.0
81.0
Averages of List
3633.77
-0.11
15279004.21
17474.29
28749.50
92.14
69.64
80.2

Averages for August 17th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3653.68
-0.15
18145123.11
18022.40
33047.95
95.04
68.94
79.7
All-Time
3638.88
-0.14
16387425.56
18410.77
31018.38
94.86
69.21
79.7

Last 10 August 17th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Aug 17, 2016
3615.85
-0.23
13328169
4669
28652
93.0
72.0
79.0
Mon, Aug 17, 2015
3611.13
-0.14
12844380
13026
26593
99.0
71.0
80.0
Sun, Aug 17, 2014
3607.10
-0.07
12440608
17544
23342
98.6
73.9
78.0
Sat, Aug 17, 2013
3591.46
-0.13
10953192
12677
23965
90.0
72.0
77.0
Fri, Aug 17, 2012
3625.59
-0.22
14364850
3247
27311
97.0
75.0
80.0
Wed, Aug 17, 2011
3658.40
-0.22
18283980
26827
49072
n/a
n/a
79.0
Tue, Aug 17, 2010
3635.89
-0.12
15522983
17104
26579
97.0
71.1
81.0
Mon, Aug 17, 2009
3639.21
-0.15
15909992
15874
26256
93.0
64.0
77.0
Sun, Aug 17, 2008
3631.49
-0.10
15020378
18655
27543
89.1
63.0
80.0
Fri, Aug 17, 2007
3605.57
-0.14
12289564
12195
26333
93.9
73.9
81.0
Averages of List
3622.17
-0.15
14095809.60
14181.63
28564.38
94.51
70.66
79.2


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 where elevation was 3633.04'

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
53.04 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3592.00
3590.00
43.04 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
11.96 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
15.96 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
26.96 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
34.96 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
46.96 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
46.96 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):
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All data is provisional and subject to review and modification
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