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Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa

Water Summary
Today is day 130 of 366 for the Water Year 2016. We are 36% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7490.34 on Feb 6, 2016
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Feb 5, 2016

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 29.66 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 70.4% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2016: 126,389 acre feet

This is 98.38% of the February 6th average of 128,471 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2016: 265,682 acre feet

This is 29.15% of last year's release of 911,285 acre feet
During WY 2016, water storage has fallen by 141,581 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 139,293 AF
Inflows for WY 2016 are 79.92% of WY 2015          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
Sat, Feb 06, 2016
7490.34
-0.09
583993
528
878
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Feb 05, 2016
7490.43
-0.17
584694
380
1045
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Feb 04, 2016
7490.60
-0.16
586021
344
971
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Feb 03, 2016
7490.76
-0.11
587271
470
900
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Feb 02, 2016
7490.87
-0.12
588130
469
938
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Feb 01, 2016
7490.99
-0.13
589069
462
972
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jan 31, 2016
7491.12
-0.08
590086
806
1119
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jan 30, 2016
7491.20
-0.18
590713
479
1186
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jan 29, 2016
7491.38
-0.19
592123
420
1168
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jan 28, 2016
7491.57
-0.09
593614
426
778
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jan 27, 2016
7491.66
-0.15
594320
334
925
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jan 26, 2016
7491.81
-0.09
595499
516
869
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jan 25, 2016
7491.90
-0.14
596206
573
1125
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jan 24, 2016
7492.04
-0.15
597308
411
1003
n/a
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7491.19
-0.13
590646.21
472.71
991.21
n/a
n/a
n/a

Averages for February 7th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
7476.20
-0.17
483106.17
376.30
979.74
27.09
0.75
n/a
All-Time
7476.20
-0.17
483106.17
376.30
979.74
27.09
0.75
n/a

Last 10 February 7th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, Feb 07, 2015
7485.32
-0.01
545471
471
506
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Feb 07, 2014
7463.08
0.09
390498
367
76
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Feb 07, 2013
7452.73
0.04
327995
314
195
28.4
3.2
n/a
Tue, Feb 07, 2012
7484.63
-0.07
540273
455
717
28.4
-0.4
n/a
Mon, Feb 07, 2011
7486.09
-0.03
551300
387
498
24.8
12.2
n/a
Sun, Feb 07, 2010
7486.64
-0.01
555481
393
428
30.2
6.8
n/a
Sat, Feb 07, 2009
7487.85
-0.01
564731
405
441
41.0
14.0
n/a
Thu, Feb 07, 2008
7479.91
-0.38
505340
459
1852
28.4
8.6
n/a
Wed, Feb 07, 2007
7480.93
-0.16
512797
461
1049
44.6
8.6
n/a
Tue, Feb 07, 2006
7488.85
-0.07
572431
447
715
12.2
-18.4
n/a
Averages of List
7479.60
-0.06
506631.70
415.90
647.70
29.75
4.33
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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