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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For May 24th, 2017
Snowpack is 254% of avg
TotalPrecip is 123.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 482.6 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 236 of 365 for the Water Year 2017. We are 65% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3614.60 on May 23, 2017
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 4, 2012
There are currently 4,300,881,729,634 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 85.4 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 54.27% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2017: 6,222,862 acre feet

This is 114.61% of the May 23rd average of 5,429,702 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2017: 5,663,374 acre feet

This is 68.81% of the minimum required of 8,230,000 acre feet
During WY 2017, water storage has risen by 375,776 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 559,488 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 83.8% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2017 are 128.37% of WY 2016         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 92.85% of the May 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
Tue, May 23, 2017
3614.60
0.52
13198904
80598
21817
84.0
59.0
64.0
Mon, May 22, 2017
3614.08
0.55
13145372
83612
21666
82.0
55.0
63.0
Sun, May 21, 2017
3613.53
0.66
13088907
92110
18199
82.0
53.0
62.0
Sat, May 20, 2017
3612.87
0.66
13021359
93786
20127
75.0
48.0
61.0
Fri, May 19, 2017
3612.21
0.65
12954041
94125
21817
68.0
42.0
60.0
Thu, May 18, 2017
3611.56
0.62
12887968
90805
22015
61.0
39.0
60.0
Wed, May 17, 2017
3610.94
0.76
12825151
105683
21880
63.0
44.0
61.0
Tue, May 16, 2017
3610.18
0.61
12748427
88829
21622
72.0
48.0
62.0
Mon, May 15, 2017
3609.57
0.57
12687066
84392
21725
78.0
55.0
63.0
Sun, May 14, 2017
3609.00
0.55
12629906
78749
18427
81.0
53.0
63.0
Sat, May 13, 2017
3608.45
0.55
12574913
79622
19476
82.0
63.0
64.0
Fri, May 12, 2017
3607.90
0.48
12520080
73762
21299
87.0
57.0
63.0
Thu, May 11, 2017
3607.42
0.50
12472357
75421
20954
82.0
50.0
62.0
Wed, May 10, 2017
3606.92
0.45
12422774
69881
20890
66.0
50.0
61.0
Averages of List
3610.66
0.58
12798373.21
85098.21
20851.00
75.93
51.14
62.0

Averages for May 24th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3644.07
0.40
16920313.92
72269.37
29445.39
84.63
58.00
65.4
All-Time
3627.17
0.46
15484027.83
73164.41
29563.55
84.64
57.88
65.4

Last 10 May 24th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Tue, May 24, 2016
3599.74
0.68
11725291
94198
23493
78.1
61.0
65.0
Sun, May 24, 2015
3594.47
0.41
11230016
61885
20045
68.0
52.0
63.0
Sat, May 24, 2014
3584.48
0.45
10328200
58372
14958
75.9
51.1
64.0
Fri, May 24, 2013
3597.89
0.24
11549890
44194
18895
87.1
62.1
65.0
Thu, May 24, 2012
3635.91
-0.07
15525295
12121
19734
84.9
61.0
67.0
Tue, May 24, 2011
3619.56
0.52
13716677
90805
43399
73.9
57.0
60.0
Mon, May 24, 2010
3623.14
0.29
14098841
46977
19750
69.1
44.1
61.0
Sun, May 24, 2009
3624.06
0.82
14198303
98659
15753
80.1
55.9
68.0
Sat, May 24, 2008
3604.90
1.02
12223790
112044
24990
63.0
46.0
64.0
Thu, May 24, 2007
3607.62
0.39
12492238
60344
20111
73.0
50.0
67.0
Averages of List
3609.18
0.47
12708854.10
67960.07
22112.65
75.31
54.02
64.4


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 where elevation was 3614.60'

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
34.6 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3592.00
3590.00
24.6 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
30.4 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
34.4 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
45.4 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
53.4 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
65.4 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
65.4 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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