Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 294 of 365 for the Water Year 2018. We are 81% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7468.23 on Jul 20, 2018
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jul 9, 2013

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 51.77 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 51.11% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2018: 393,346 acre feet

This is 49.44% of the July 20th average of 795,683 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2018: 703,988 acre feet

This is 59.19% of last year's release of 1,189,362 acre feet
During WY 2018, water storage has fallen by 308,334 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 310,642 AF
Inflows for WY 2018 are 36.52% of WY 2017          Rivers feeding are running at 0% of the May 6th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -49.40 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -4.46 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
7468.23
-0.31
423940
543
1565
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
7468.54
-0.35
426003
533
1693
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
7468.89
-0.34
428339
456
1585
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jul 17, 2018
7469.23
-0.32
430615
641
1706
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
7469.55
-0.31
432763
659
1693
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jul 15, 2018
7469.86
-0.31
434851
502
1538
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jul 14, 2018
7470.17
-0.37
436943
528
1772
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jul 13, 2018
7470.54
-0.37
439448
574
1821
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
7470.91
-0.33
441960
631
1745
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jul 11, 2018
7471.24
-0.42
444207
453
1879
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jul 10, 2018
7471.66
-0.33
447074
567
1687
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jul 09, 2018
7471.99
-0.38
449334
462
1759
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jul 08, 2018
7472.37
-0.32
451944
663
1754
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jul 07, 2018
7472.69
-0.33
454148
526
1655
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7470.42
-0.34
438683.50
552.71
1703.71
n/a
n/a

Averages for July 21st

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7503.74
-0.04
699542.43
1700.14
1846.96
81.71
48.99
All-Time
7503.74
-0.04
699542.43
1700.14
1846.96
81.71
48.99

Last 10 July 21st's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
7517.70
0.07
814258
2180
1834
79.0
50.0
Thu, Jul 21, 2016
7514.18
-0.14
782592
1353
1958
80.0
48.0
Tue, Jul 21, 2015
7517.21
-0.19
809810
1900
2744
73.0
51.0
Mon, Jul 21, 2014
7501.17
0.00
670994
1523
1501
82.0
44.0
Sun, Jul 21, 2013
7465.19
-0.20
404010
891
1526
84.0
50.0
Sat, Jul 21, 2012
7471.72
-0.24
447485
649
1459
86.0
51.8
Thu, Jul 21, 2011
7519.09
-0.09
826944
2826
3217
84.2
44.6
Wed, Jul 21, 2010
7505.69
-0.16
708861
968
1630
75.2
53.6
Tue, Jul 21, 2009
7516.21
-0.16
800773
1268
1971
82.4
44.6
Mon, Jul 21, 2008
7510.90
0.07
753679
2099
1768
84.2
48.2
Averages of List
7503.91
-0.10
701940.60
1565.70
1960.80
81.00
48.58


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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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