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Water Summary
Today is day 236 of 365 for the Water Year 2015. We are 65% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7495.24 on May 22, 2015
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Sep 5, 2014

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 24.76 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 75.07% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2015: 387,806 acre feet

This is 100.2% of the May 22nd average of 387,022 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2015: 360,941 acre feet

This is 41.05% of last year's release of 879,311 acre feet
During WY 2015, water storage has risen by 23,518 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 26,865 AF
Inflows for WY 2015 are 88.17% 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
Fri, May 22, 2015
7495.24
0.24
622716
2026
1039
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 21, 2015
7495.00
0.31
620795
2179
912
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 20, 2015
7494.69
0.31
618317
2109
843
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 19, 2015
7494.38
0.22
615843
1925
1024
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, May 18, 2015
7494.16
0.22
614091
1799
899
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, May 17, 2015
7493.94
0.17
612340
1755
1056
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 16, 2015
7493.77
0.19
610988
1811
1033
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 15, 2015
7493.58
0.18
609479
1773
1036
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 14, 2015
7493.40
0.18
608051
1776
1040
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 13, 2015
7493.22
0.16
606625
1730
1074
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 12, 2015
7493.06
0.10
605358
1851
1435
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, May 11, 2015
7492.96
0.01
604567
1964
1907
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, May 10, 2015
7492.95
-0.02
604487
2114
2177
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 09, 2015
7492.97
-0.06
604646
2277
2499
n/a
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7493.81
0.16
611307.36
1934.93
1283.86
n/a
n/a
n/a

Averages for May 24th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
7478.50
0.74
501823.65
4107.48
1407.30
66.92
33.08
n/a
All-Time
7478.50
0.74
501823.65
4107.48
1407.30
66.92
33.08
n/a

Last 10 May 24th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, May 24, 2014
7495.16
1.10
622076
5176
729
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 24, 2013
7460.18
0.41
372355
2265
978
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 24, 2012
7483.05
0.05
528457
1404
1199
62.6
37.4
n/a
Tue, May 24, 2011
7475.27
-0.12
472117
2673
3082
62.6
35.6
n/a
Mon, May 24, 2010
7487.39
0.37
561206
3085
1641
66.2
21.2
n/a
Sun, May 24, 2009
7507.83
1.22
727118
6330
1049
59.0
41.0
n/a
Sat, May 24, 2008
7476.04
-0.02
477550
5803
5858
68.0
28.4
n/a
Thu, May 24, 2007
7497.17
0.58
638258
2957
574
59.0
26.6
n/a
Wed, May 24, 2006
7505.03
1.03
703272
4817
421
73.4
33.8
n/a
Tue, May 24, 2005
7465.38
1.94
404139
6481
549
78.8
39.2
n/a
Averages of List
7485.25
0.66
550654.80
4099.10
1608.00
66.20
32.90
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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