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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For April 6th, 2016
Snowpack is 92% of avg
TotalPrecip is 92.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 460.58 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 219 of 366 for the Water Year 2016. We are 60% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3592.58 on May 5, 2016
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Mar 27, 2016
There are currently 3,602,509,778,270 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 107.42 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 45.46% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2016: 3,863,344 acre feet

This is 86.59% of the May 5th average of 4,461,673 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2016: 5,095,996 acre feet

This is 61.92% of the minimum required of 8,230,000 acre feet
During WY 2016, water storage has fallen by 1,267,335 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,232,652 AF
The 27 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 80.08% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2016 are 106.38% of WY 2015         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 51.47% of the May 6th 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, May 05, 2016
3592.58
0.00
11055682
25115
24292
87.1
60.1
0.0
Wed, May 04, 2016
3592.58
0.10
11055682
34293
23560
84.9
54.0
0.0
Tue, May 03, 2016
3592.48
0.11
11046507
35253
23534
75.0
48.0
0.0
Mon, May 02, 2016
3592.37
0.11
11036419
35148
23437
66.0
50.0
0.0
Sun, May 01, 2016
3592.26
0.14
11026337
34749
20079
55.9
46.9
0.0
Sat, Apr 30, 2016
3592.12
0.18
11013514
39474
20964
55.9
48.9
0.0
Fri, Apr 29, 2016
3591.94
0.13
10997042
36526
22969
63.0
46.0
0.0
Thu, Apr 28, 2016
3591.81
0.02
10985155
25784
23092
57.0
46.0
0.0
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
3591.79
0.08
10983327
31688
23076
64.9
50.0
0.0
Tue, Apr 26, 2016
3591.71
-0.02
10976017
21721
22977
64.0
43.0
57.0
Mon, Apr 25, 2016
3591.73
0.02
10977844
25498
22806
62.1
50.0
57.0
Sun, Apr 24, 2016
3591.71
0.04
10976017
24693
20029
73.9
48.9
58.0
Sat, Apr 23, 2016
3591.67
0.06
10972363
27844
21208
70.0
57.9
59.0
Fri, Apr 22, 2016
3591.61
0.09
10966883
32506
22915
84.0
57.0
58.0
Averages of List
3592.03
0.08
11004913.50
30735.14
22495.57
68.84
50.48
20.6

Averages for May 6th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3640.71
0.16
16519462.86
44189.26
27108.78
79.54
51.65
59.6
All-Time
3622.59
0.15
15002556.15
42800.67
26844.24
77.93
50.96
59.6

Last 10 May 6th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, May 06, 2015
3589.85
0.00
10806931
24226
23419
75.9
55.0
63.0
Tue, May 06, 2014
3578.93
0.13
9848149
29483
16788
75.9
52.0
58.0
Mon, May 06, 2013
3596.15
-0.07
11386437
14178
20404
71.1
59.0
60.0
Sun, May 06, 2012
3635.90
-0.04
15524139
13333
17201
77.0
53.1
62.0
Fri, May 06, 2011
3612.66
0.11
12999915
39898
29651
87.1
54.0
60.0
Thu, May 06, 2010
3621.19
0.11
13889720
30663
21061
75.0
54.0
59.0
Wed, May 06, 2009
3613.15
0.39
13049988
55203
21091
90.0
60.1
59.0
Tue, May 06, 2008
3595.90
0.32
11363064
45535
25512
78.1
54.0
59.0
Sun, May 06, 2007
3601.37
0.34
11881261
43816
18054
62.1
42.1
58.0
Sat, May 06, 2006
3594.82
0.35
11262497
47148
19071
78.1
50.0
63.0
Averages of List
3603.99
0.16
12201210.10
34348.27
21225.24
77.03
53.33
60.1


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Thursday, May 5th, 2016 where elevation was 3592.58'

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
12.58 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3592.00
3590.00
2.58 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
52.42 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
56.42 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
67.42 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
75.42 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
87.42 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
87.42 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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