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Water Summary
Today is day 218 of 365 for the Water Year 2015. We are 60% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7492.24 on May 3, 2015
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on May 2, 2015

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 27.76 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 72.2% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2015: 312,241 acre feet

This is 113.58% of the May 3rd average of 274,900 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2015: 309,850 acre feet

This is 35.24% of last year's release of 879,311 acre feet
During WY 2015, water storage has fallen by 315 AF yet total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 2,391 AF
Inflows for WY 2015 are 96.28% of WY 2014          Rivers feeding are running at 0% of the May 6th avg. Click for Details

  


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, May 03, 2015
7492.24
0.14
598883
1692
1121
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 02, 2015
7492.10
0.04
597780
1446
1272
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 01, 2015
7492.06
0.02
597465
1226
1133
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Apr 30, 2015
7492.04
-0.03
597308
1148
1253
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Apr 29, 2015
7492.07
-0.04
597544
1004
1148
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
7492.11
0.01
597859
971
917
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Apr 27, 2015
7492.10
0.03
597780
1025
892
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Apr 26, 2015
7492.07
0.00
597544
1123
1108
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
7492.07
0.01
597544
1018
964
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
7492.06
-0.10
597465
1011
1394
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Apr 23, 2015
7492.16
-0.20
598252
1057
1838
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Apr 22, 2015
7492.36
-0.13
599828
1204
1708
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Apr 21, 2015
7492.49
-0.17
600854
1043
1705
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Apr 20, 2015
7492.66
-0.14
602195
1229
1773
n/a
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7492.19
-0.04
598450.07
1156.93
1301.86
n/a
n/a
n/a

Averages for May 6th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
7468.42
0.34
432888.22
2273.26
1179.57
62.42
29.30
n/a
All-Time
7468.42
0.34
432888.22
2273.26
1179.57
62.42
29.30
n/a

Last 10 May 6th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Mon, May 05, 2014
7482.58
0.72
524966
3239
538
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, May 05, 2013
7455.15
0.11
342051
1264
927
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 05, 2012
7483.13
-0.04
529053
955
1090
71.6
28.4
n/a
Thu, May 05, 2011
7474.66
-0.26
467836
1368
2274
68.0
21.2
n/a
Wed, May 05, 2010
7490.88
0.02
588208
1269
1175
64.4
35.6
n/a
Tue, May 05, 2009
7493.19
0.44
606387
2832
1062
71.6
30.2
n/a
Mon, May 05, 2008
7465.68
-0.20
407187
2751
3393
66.2
28.4
n/a
Sat, May 05, 2007
7486.09
0.43
551299
2222
564
44.6
30.2
n/a
Fri, May 05, 2006
7494.25
0.38
614807
2534
994
57.2
30.2
n/a
Thu, May 05, 2005
7459.08
-0.39
366459
1095
2195
60.8
26.6
n/a
Averages of List
7478.47
0.12
499825.30
1952.90
1421.20
63.05
28.85
n/a


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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 courtesy of US Bureau of Reclamation
*Air temp data is sourced from (Prev 24 Hr Extremes):    Gunnison, CO Weather
Weather forecast for Gunnison, CO
All data is provisional and subject to review and modification
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