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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For April 24th, 2017
Snowpack is 119% of avg
TotalPrecip is 117.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 469.9 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 206 of 365 for the Water Year 2017. We are 56% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3601.90 on Apr 23, 2017
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on May 27, 2016
There are currently 3,888,144,623,902 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 98.1 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 49.06% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2017: 4,199,407 acre feet

This is 105.81% of the April 23rd average of 3,968,799 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2017: 5,034,657 acre feet

This is 61.17% of the minimum required of 8,230,000 acre feet
During WY 2017, water storage has fallen by 890,866 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 835,250 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 80.83% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2017 are 121.1% of WY 2016         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 130.69% of the Apr 24th avg. Click for Details



View CFS     Last 14 Measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, Apr 23, 2017
3601.90
0.36
11932262
56514
18304
82.0
50.0
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
Thu, Apr 13, 2017
3598.94
0.20
11649238
41507
20269
81.0
51.0
55.0
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
3598.74
0.23
11630273
45607
21325
75.0
48.0
54.0
Tue, Apr 11, 2017
3598.51
0.18
11608488
40741
21594
72.0
43.0
54.0
Mon, Apr 10, 2017
3598.33
0.19
11591456
41600
21452
64.0
39.0
53.0
Averages of List
3599.92
0.27
11742623.29
49160.64
20724.14
76.21
49.50
56.0

Averages for April 24th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3637.82
0.09
16184152.17
32332.76
24739.53
75.00
48.36
56.6
All-Time
3620.72
0.07
14762767.06
31953.34
25578.04
75.25
47.28
56.6

Last 10 April 24th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, Apr 24, 2016
3591.71
0.04
10976017
24693
20029
73.9
48.9
58.0
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
3590.40
-0.02
10856755
19363
20613
70.0
50.0
59.0
Thu, Apr 24, 2014
3575.63
0.21
9569795
36538
16967
73.9
46.0
57.0
Wed, Apr 24, 2013
3596.99
-0.11
11465162
8226
18643
68.0
45.0
55.0
Tue, Apr 24, 2012
3635.79
-0.06
15511430
13930
20434
90.0
62.1
64.0
Sun, Apr 24, 2011
3610.63
0.16
12793819
39666
30663
64.0
48.9
54.0
Sat, Apr 24, 2010
3619.54
0.17
13714563
36387
19424
73.9
46.9
58.0
Fri, Apr 24, 2009
3610.03
0.11
12733320
31474
20313
81.0
63.0
57.0
Thu, Apr 24, 2008
3592.42
0.30
11040996
44345
25825
69.1
48.9
54.0
Tue, Apr 24, 2007
3600.09
0.07
11758670
19466
20285
71.1
44.1
55.0
Averages of List
3602.32
0.09
12042052.70
27408.80
21319.65
73.49
50.38
57.1


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 where elevation was 3601.90'

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
21.9 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3592.00
3590.00
11.9 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
43.1 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
47.1 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
58.1 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
66.1 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
78.1 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
78.1 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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