Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa

Water Summary
Today is day 200 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 55% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7441.25 on Apr 17, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Oct 8, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 78.75 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 32.06% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 166,410 acre feet

This is 75.73% of the April 17th average of 219,741 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 182,190 acre feet

This is 20.2% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 16,499 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 15,780 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 84.76% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at NAN% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -39.36 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 3.17 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
7441.25
0.34
265902
1604
727
n/a
n/a
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
7440.91
0.26
264178
1410
740
n/a
n/a
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
7440.65
0.13
262864
1151
812
n/a
n/a
Sun, Apr 14, 2019
7440.52
0.18
262208
1018
553
n/a
n/a
Sat, Apr 13, 2019
7440.34
0.18
261302
1047
583
n/a
n/a
Fri, Apr 12, 2019
7440.16
0.15
260397
1134
748
n/a
n/a
Thu, Apr 11, 2019
7440.01
0.27
259645
1451
763
n/a
n/a
Wed, Apr 10, 2019
7439.74
0.44
258294
1471
358
n/a
n/a
Tue, Apr 09, 2019
7439.30
0.44
256102
1527
420
n/a
n/a
Mon, Apr 08, 2019
7438.86
0.16
253920
1156
750
n/a
n/a
Sun, Apr 07, 2019
7438.70
0.29
253129
1180
453
n/a
n/a
Sat, Apr 06, 2019
7438.41
0.33
251700
1048
546
n/a
n/a
Fri, Apr 05, 2019
7438.21
-0.20
250717
606
278
n/a
n/a
Thu, Apr 04, 2019
7438.08
0.12
250079
635
332
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7439.65
0.22
257888.36
1174.14
575.93
n/a
n/a

Averages for April 18th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7467.59
0.02
428317.70
1465.88
1370.22
53.71
24.79
All-Time
7467.59
0.02
428317.70
1465.88
1370.22
53.71
24.79

Last 10 April 18th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Apr 18, 2018
7480.45
-0.16
509280
602
1181
55.0
12.0
Tue, Apr 18, 2017
7494.22
0.60
614568
3327
908
68.0
28.0
Mon, Apr 18, 2016
7488.42
-0.05
569114
1170
1352
42.0
30.0
Sat, Apr 18, 2015
7492.75
0.04
602906
1055
883
37.0
19.0
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
7470.33
0.39
438025
1975
636
66.0
24.0
Thu, Apr 18, 2013
7455.04
0.13
341405
578
183
30.2
15.8
Wed, Apr 18, 2012
7484.60
-0.17
540047
507
1140
62.6
21.2
Mon, Apr 18, 2011
7475.98
-0.04
477126
1512
1643
60.8
33.8
Sun, Apr 18, 2010
7486.19
0.54
552059
2481
406
62.6
26.6
Sat, Apr 18, 2009
7485.09
0.02
543736
1183
1095
53.6
24.8
Averages of List
7481.31
0.13
518826.60
1439.00
942.70
53.78
23.52


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Measurements are taken at 11:59 pm of the date listed
Temperature data is from Gunnison, CO
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 * Flow CFS
TP = Total Precipitation



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Water data sourced from Blue Mesa Source Data
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