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Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 324 of 365 for the Water Year 2017. We are 89% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7518.00 on Aug 19, 2017
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Aug 18, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 2 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 98.49% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2017: 1,196,755 acre feet

This is 135.18% of the August 19th average of 885,317 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2017: 1,031,684 acre feet

This is 110.31% of last year's release of 935,250 acre feet
During WY 2017, water storage has risen by 151,691 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 165,071 AF
Inflows for WY 2017 are 147.27% of WY 2016          Rivers feeding are running at 0% of the May 6th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 8.85 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -0.46 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
7518.00
-0.14
816987
1241
1864
n/a
n/a
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
7518.14
-0.05
818262
1352
1562
79.0
37.0
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
7518.19
-0.07
818718
1435
1737
73.0
36.0
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
7518.26
0.04
819356
1418
1214
72.0
46.0
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
7518.22
-0.07
818992
1487
1789
71.0
43.0
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
7518.29
0.00
819630
1537
1517
75.0
46.0
Sun, Aug 13, 2017
7518.29
-0.07
819630
1658
1960
73.0
48.0
Sat, Aug 12, 2017
7518.36
-0.05
820269
1685
1894
75.0
45.0
Fri, Aug 11, 2017
7518.41
-0.10
820725
1788
2228
69.0
46.0
Thu, Aug 10, 2017
7518.51
-0.08
821638
1768
2116
77.0
48.0
Wed, Aug 09, 2017
7518.59
0.07
822369
1999
1655
75.0
46.0
Tue, Aug 08, 2017
7518.52
0.01
821729
1996
1929
72.0
46.0
Mon, Aug 07, 2017
7518.51
0.05
821638
2004
1752
70.0
48.0
Sun, Aug 06, 2017
7518.46
-0.02
821181
1860
1931
73.0
45.0
Averages of List
7518.34
-0.03
820080.29
1659.14
1796.29
73.38
44.62

Averages for August 20th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7500.50
-0.13
673818.94
1044.40
1572.77
77.84
43.17
All-Time
7500.50
-0.13
673818.94
1044.40
1572.77
77.84
43.17

Last 10 August 20th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Aug 20, 2016
7508.92
-0.23
736497
826
1809
75.0
44.0
Thu, Aug 20, 2015
7514.90
-0.18
789016
911
1703
77.0
37.0
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
7497.93
-0.22
644424
859
1744
75.0
53.0
Tue, Aug 20, 2013
7459.90
-0.23
370629
740
1441
82.0
46.0
Mon, Aug 20, 2012
7464.95
-0.24
402460
533
1301
68.0
50.0
Sat, Aug 20, 2011
7514.24
-0.24
783126
988
2048
82.4
51.8
Fri, Aug 20, 2010
7502.40
-0.12
681205
1060
1547
80.6
44.6
Thu, Aug 20, 2009
7509.39
-0.33
740559
670
2136
84.2
35.6
Wed, Aug 20, 2008
7509.96
-0.19
745498
1053
1866
82.4
37.4
Mon, Aug 20, 2007
7512.49
-0.12
767625
1267
1781
84.2
41.0
Averages of List
7499.51
-0.21
666103.90
890.70
1737.60
79.08
44.04


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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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*Air temp data is sourced from (Prev 24 Hr Extremes):    Gunnison, CO Weather
Water data sourced from Blue Mesa Source Data
Weather forecast for Gunnison, CO
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