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Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa

Water Summary
Today is day 335 of 366 for the Water Year 2016. We are 92% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7507.51 on Aug 28, 2016
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Oct 1, 2015

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 12.49 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 87.33% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2016: 831,769 acre feet

This is 92.56% of the August 28th average of 898,586 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2016: 824,287 acre feet

This is 90.45% of last year's release of 911,285 acre feet
During WY 2016, water storage has fallen by 1,200 AF yet total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 7,482 AF
Inflows for WY 2016 are 83.87% 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
Sun, Aug 28, 2016
7507.51
-0.21
724374
883
1773
71.0
46.0
Sat, Aug 27, 2016
7507.72
-0.18
726174
1028
1789
66.0
39.0
Fri, Aug 26, 2016
7507.90
-0.16
727718
890
1565
66.0
46.0
Thu, Aug 25, 2016
7508.06
-0.13
729092
1030
1575
66.0
42.0
Wed, Aug 24, 2016
7508.19
-0.15
730210
1016
1648
69.0
46.0
Tue, Aug 23, 2016
7508.34
-0.15
731500
1121
1754
64.0
44.0
Mon, Aug 22, 2016
7508.49
-0.23
732791
771
1752
75.0
46.0
Sun, Aug 21, 2016
7508.72
-0.20
734772
841
1692
78.0
39.0
Sat, Aug 20, 2016
7508.92
-0.23
736497
826
1809
75.0
44.0
Fri, Aug 19, 2016
7509.15
-0.16
738484
1022
1701
71.0
42.0
Thu, Aug 18, 2016
7509.31
-0.20
739867
957
1810
68.0
42.0
Wed, Aug 17, 2016
7509.51
-0.22
741597
874
1816
75.0
48.0
Tue, Aug 16, 2016
7509.73
-0.20
743503
950
1806
75.0
44.0
Mon, Aug 15, 2016
7509.93
-0.21
745238
872
1773
78.0
39.0
Averages of List
7508.68
-0.19
734415.50
934.36
1733.07
71.21
43.36

Averages for August 30th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7498.79
-0.18
660238.26
884.89
1577.26
76.72
43.48
All-Time
7498.79
-0.18
660238.26
884.89
1577.26
76.72
43.48

Last 10 August 30th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Aug 30, 2015
7513.16
-0.15
773539
932
1583
78.0
39.0
Sat, Aug 30, 2014
7496.18
-0.28
630266
935
1486
73.0
39.0
Fri, Aug 30, 2013
7457.48
-0.23
355906
705
1391
80.0
55.0
Thu, Aug 30, 2012
7462.71
-0.19
388155
560
1153
82.4
n/a
Tue, Aug 30, 2011
7511.92
-0.23
762609
1016
2017
73.4
48.2
Mon, Aug 30, 2010
7500.74
-0.18
667440
722
1454
73.4
44.6
Sun, Aug 30, 2009
7506.14
-0.34
712683
725
2123
78.8
51.8
Sat, Aug 30, 2008
7507.67
-0.28
725745
779
1973
77.0
48.2
Thu, Aug 30, 2007
7510.61
-0.20
751149
948
1809
78.8
41.0
Wed, Aug 30, 2006
7507.25
-0.28
722149
984
2174
75.2
37.4
Averages of List
7497.39
-0.24
648964.10
830.60
1716.30
77.00
44.91


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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 http://www.usbr.gov/lc/region/g4000/hourly/levels.html
Weather forecast for Gunnison, CO
All data is provisional and subject to review and modification
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