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Water Summary
Today is day 78 of 365 for the Water Year 2015. We are 21% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7490.91 on Dec 15, 2014
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 14, 2014

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 29.09 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 70.94% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2015: 105,955 acre feet

This is 124.48% of the December 15th average of 85,120 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2015: 115,850 acre feet

This is 13.18% of last year's release of 879,311 acre feet
During WY 2015, water storage has fallen by 10,755 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 9,895 AF
Inflows for WY 2015 are 116.16% 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
Mon, Dec 15, 2014
7490.91
-0.12
588443
562
1033
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Dec 14, 2014
7491.03
-0.08
589382
671
984
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Dec 13, 2014
7491.11
-0.09
590008
662
1014
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Dec 12, 2014
7491.20
-0.15
590713
478
1067
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Dec 11, 2014
7491.35
-0.12
591888
471
942
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Dec 10, 2014
7491.47
-0.06
592829
453
687
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Dec 09, 2014
7491.53
-0.06
593300
455
690
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Dec 08, 2014
7491.59
-0.02
593771
628
704
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Dec 07, 2014
7491.61
-0.07
593928
574
848
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Dec 06, 2014
7491.68
-0.12
594477
597
1070
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Dec 05, 2014
7491.80
0.01
595420
736
694
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Dec 04, 2014
7491.79
-0.04
595342
577
733
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Dec 03, 2014
7491.83
-0.01
595656
658
695
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Dec 02, 2014
7491.84
-0.05
595735
562
757
n/a
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7491.48
-0.07
592920.86
577.43
851.29
n/a
n/a
n/a

Averages for December 17th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
7485.05
-0.16
549486.16
414.69
1060.33
27.40
2.40
n/a
All-Time
7485.05
-0.16
549486.16
414.69
1060.33
27.40
2.40
n/a

Last 10 December 17th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Tue, Dec 17, 2013
7460.41
0.09
373776
421
138
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Dec 17, 2012
7452.51
0.05
326734
336
189
35.6
17.6
n/a
Sat, Dec 17, 2011
7492.48
-0.30
600775
411
1602
33.8
-4.0
n/a
Fri, Dec 17, 2010
7486.68
-0.04
555785
387
538
32.0
24.8
n/a
Thu, Dec 17, 2009
7490.85
-0.06
587974
469
702
23.0
-11.2
n/a
Wed, Dec 17, 2008
7490.73
-0.06
587036
499
733
30.2
3.2
n/a
Sun, Dec 17, 2006
7494.12
-0.17
613773
706
1385
39.2
23.0
n/a
Sat, Dec 17, 2005
7489.82
0.09
579944
355
0
3.2
-23.8
n/a
Fri, Dec 17, 2004
7477.99
0.02
490804
324
322
19.4
-5.8
n/a
Wed, Dec 17, 2003
7460.37
-0.02
373529
304
365
30.2
-2.2
n/a
Averages of List
7481.73
-0.04
524066.78
434.22
623.22
27.05
2.98
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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Weather forecast for Gunnison, CO
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