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Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 149 of 365 for the Water Year 2017. We are 41% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7489.03 on Feb 24, 2017
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Feb 23, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 30.97 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 69.18% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2017: 141,435 acre feet

This is 98.63% of the February 24th average of 143,393 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2017: 224,243 acre feet

This is 23.98% of last year's release of 935,250 acre feet
During WY 2017, water storage has fallen by 91,475 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 82,808 AF
Inflows for WY 2017 are 99.36% 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
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
7489.03
-0.16
573821
450
1070
21.0
1.0
Thu, Feb 23, 2017
7489.19
-0.14
575059
566
1108
28.0
10.0
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
7489.33
0.01
576143
651
608
46.0
23.0
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
7489.32
-0.12
576066
529
993
36.0
21.0
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
7489.44
-0.02
576996
615
689
36.0
19.0
Sun, Feb 19, 2017
7489.46
-0.15
577151
540
1123
42.0
19.0
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
7489.61
-0.06
578315
618
848
36.0
21.0
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
7489.67
-0.17
578780
390
1052
25.0
1.0
Thu, Feb 16, 2017
7489.84
0.01
580101
565
522
23.0
1.0
Wed, Feb 15, 2017
7489.83
-0.14
580023
483
1028
28.0
8.0
Tue, Feb 14, 2017
7489.97
-0.09
581112
598
947
30.0
12.0
Mon, Feb 13, 2017
7490.06
-0.10
581812
685
1073
35.0
28.0
Sun, Feb 12, 2017
7490.16
-0.06
582590
667
899
37.0
32.0
Sat, Feb 11, 2017
7490.22
-0.02
583058
624
698
46.0
33.0
Averages of List
7489.65
-0.09
578644.79
570.07
904.14
33.50
16.36

Averages for February 26th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7473.20
-0.20
462491.69
430.77
1106.38
31.84
5.74
All-Time
7473.20
-0.20
462491.69
430.77
1106.38
31.84
5.74

Last 10 February 26th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Feb 25, 2016
7487.58
-0.16
562661
434
1047
26.0
-4.0
Wed, Feb 25, 2015
7485.45
0.00
546453
480
475
33.0
5.0
Tue, Feb 25, 2014
7464.14
0.05
397253
415
249
33.0
1.0
Mon, Feb 25, 2013
7452.92
0.01
329086
321
288
21.2
-2.2
Sat, Feb 25, 2012
7483.82
-0.06
534200
309
531
44.6
1.4
Fri, Feb 25, 2011
7483.80
-0.17
534051
439
1075
35.6
26.6
Thu, Feb 25, 2010
7485.34
-0.05
545622
448
634
26.6
-5.8
Wed, Feb 25, 2009
7486.44
-0.12
553959
552
1008
44.6
17.6
Mon, Feb 25, 2008
7473.93
-0.32
462741
603
1722
30.2
12.2
Sun, Feb 25, 2007
7479.25
-0.06
500543
452
667
26.6
6.8
Averages of List
7478.27
-0.09
496656.90
445.30
769.60
32.14
5.86


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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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