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Water Summary
Today is day 111 of 365 for the Water Year 2017. We are 30% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7491.24 on Jan 18, 2017
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 17, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 28.76 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 71.25% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2017: 104,961 acre feet

This is 93.13% of the January 18th average of 112,705 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2017: 170,831 acre feet

This is 18.27% of last year's release of 935,250 acre feet
During WY 2017, water storage has fallen by 74,270 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 65,870 AF
Inflows for WY 2017 are 97.12% of WY 2016          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
Wed, Jan 18, 2017
7491.24
0.01
591026
480
438
28.0
0.0
Tue, Jan 17, 2017
7491.23
0.02
590948
502
420
28.0
15.0
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
7491.21
-0.03
590791
472
587
30.0
19.0
Sun, Jan 15, 2017
7491.24
-0.01
591026
518
554
23.0
14.0
Sat, Jan 14, 2017
7491.25
0.02
591104
525
444
25.0
7.0
Fri, Jan 13, 2017
7491.23
0.04
590948
463
302
32.0
14.0
Thu, Jan 12, 2017
7491.19
0.07
590634
726
447
30.0
23.0
Wed, Jan 11, 2017
7491.12
-0.02
590086
454
530
37.0
25.0
Tue, Jan 10, 2017
7491.14
-0.02
590243
514
590
36.0
26.0
Mon, Jan 09, 2017
7491.16
0.00
590399
561
558
39.0
14.0
Sun, Jan 08, 2017
7491.16
0.08
590399
547
547
17.0
1.0
Sat, Jan 07, 2017
7491.08
-0.23
589773
149
149
1.0
-29.0
Fri, Jan 06, 2017
7491.31
-0.01
591575
514
514
17.0
-20.0
Thu, Jan 05, 2017
7491.32
0.02
591653
589
589
34.0
17.0
Averages of List
7491.21
-0.00
590757.50
501.00
476.36
26.93
9.00

Averages for January 19th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7479.81
-0.17
509220.77
448.96
1096.00
25.21
-2.89
All-Time
7479.81
-0.17
509220.77
448.96
1096.00
25.21
-2.89

Last 10 January 19th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jan 19, 2016
7492.69
-0.11
602432
483
918
28.0
5.0
Mon, Jan 19, 2015
7486.64
-0.13
555481
515
1011
21.0
-7.0
Sun, Jan 19, 2014
7462.31
0.03
385632
358
260
24.0
-7.0
Sat, Jan 19, 2013
7452.62
-0.02
327364
222
277
19.4
-18.4
Thu, Jan 19, 2012
7486.30
-0.10
552894
360
740
48.2
30.2
Wed, Jan 19, 2011
7486.48
-0.04
554263
361
511
30.2
-4.0
Tue, Jan 19, 2010
7488.14
-0.12
566959
409
872
33.8
8.6
Mon, Jan 19, 2009
7489.40
-0.09
576686
482
831
12.2
-16.6
Sat, Jan 19, 2008
7486.31
0.10
552971
387
0
3.2
-23.8
Fri, Jan 19, 2007
7485.68
-0.28
548194
383
1448
33.8
-4.0
Averages of List
7481.66
-0.08
522287.60
396.00
686.80
25.38
-3.70


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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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