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Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 210 of 365 for the Water Year 2017. We are 58% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7498.86 on Apr 27, 2017
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Oct 6, 2016

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 21.14 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 78.6% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2017: 342,100 acre feet

This is 134.8% of the April 27th average of 253,787 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2017: 346,990 acre feet

This is 37.1% of last year's release of 935,250 acre feet
During WY 2017, water storage has fallen by 13,293 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 4,890 AF
Inflows for WY 2017 are 136.57% 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
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
7498.86
0.33
652003
2479
1105
45.0
30.0
Wed, Apr 26, 2017
7498.53
0.45
649309
2723
860
48.0
28.0
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
7498.08
0.40
645644
2845
1192
46.0
32.0
Mon, Apr 24, 2017
7497.68
0.46
642393
2919
1025
57.0
36.0
Sun, Apr 23, 2017
7497.22
0.41
638663
2558
873
66.0
24.0
Sat, Apr 22, 2017
7496.81
0.57
635347
2900
568
55.0
23.0
Fri, Apr 21, 2017
7496.24
0.61
630749
3164
677
48.0
30.0
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
7495.63
0.72
625844
3656
734
57.0
25.0
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
7494.91
0.69
620075
3645
855
60.0
35.0
Tue, Apr 18, 2017
7494.22
0.60
614568
3327
908
68.0
28.0
Mon, Apr 17, 2017
7493.62
0.54
609797
3221
1050
64.0
25.0
Sun, Apr 16, 2017
7493.08
0.59
605516
2452
918
62.0
25.0
Sat, Apr 15, 2017
7492.49
0.54
600854
3009
852
60.0
23.0
Fri, Apr 14, 2017
7491.95
0.42
596600
2704
1028
66.0
25.0
Averages of List
7495.67
0.52
626240.14
2971.57
903.21
57.29
27.79

Averages for April 28th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7467.73
0.12
428897.94
1809.94
1372.98
58.75
28.54
All-Time
7467.73
0.12
428897.94
1809.94
1372.98
58.75
28.54

Last 10 April 28th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Apr 28, 2016
7488.46
0.08
569422
1360
1036
55.0
35.0
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
7492.11
0.01
597859
971
917
60.0
28.0
Mon, Apr 28, 2014
7479.44
0.73
501921
3005
328
39.0
24.0
Sun, Apr 28, 2013
7454.25
-0.14
336784
919
1320
n/a
n/a
Sat, Apr 28, 2012
7483.72
-0.01
533453
1097
1121
55.4
30.2
Thu, Apr 28, 2011
7476.32
-0.15
479533
1309
1833
57.2
28.4
Wed, Apr 28, 2010
7490.50
0.17
585241
1654
972
60.8
33.8
Tue, Apr 28, 2009
7489.12
0.28
574518
2413
1307
64.4
23.0
Mon, Apr 28, 2008
7466.29
-0.05
411159
2866
3018
66.2
24.8
Sat, Apr 28, 2007
7483.11
0.11
528903
1248
822
71.6
28.4
Averages of List
7480.33
0.10
511879.30
1684.20
1267.40
58.84
28.40


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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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