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Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 181 of 365 for the Water Year 2015. We are 50% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7488.18 on Mar 28, 2015
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 9, 2015

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 31.82 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 68.39% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2015: 225,978 acre feet

This is 125.61% of the March 28th average of 179,909 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2015: 256,088 acre feet

This is 29.12% of last year's release of 879,311 acre feet
During WY 2015, water storage has fallen by 31,931 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 30,110 AF
Inflows for WY 2015 are 126.68% 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
Sat, Mar 28, 2015
7488.18
0.19
567267
1125
380
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
7487.99
0.18
565806
1041
335
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Mar 26, 2015
7487.81
0.17
564424
1080
414
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Mar 25, 2015
7487.64
0.25
563121
1159
185
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Mar 24, 2015
7487.39
0.20
561206
1271
492
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Mar 23, 2015
7487.19
0.28
559677
1417
331
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Mar 22, 2015
7486.91
0.26
557539
1358
351
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Mar 21, 2015
7486.65
0.26
555557
1302
297
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Mar 20, 2015
7486.39
0.23
553578
1165
276
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Mar 19, 2015
7486.16
0.20
551831
1202
430
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Mar 18, 2015
7485.96
0.15
550314
1063
482
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Mar 17, 2015
7485.81
0.08
549177
796
483
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Mar 16, 2015
7485.73
0.09
548571
818
467
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Mar 15, 2015
7485.64
0.04
547890
608
448
n/a
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7486.82
0.18
556854.14
1100.36
383.64
n/a
n/a
n/a

Averages for March 30th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
7467.09
-0.16
423506.54
828.48
1331.74
48.85
22.35
n/a
All-Time
7467.09
-0.16
423506.54
828.48
1331.74
48.85
22.35
n/a

Last 10 March 30th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, Mar 30, 2014
7465.61
0.22
406731
728
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Mar 30, 2013
7453.99
0.10
335271
545
245
57.2
24.8
n/a
Fri, Mar 30, 2012
7484.36
0.11
538245
1007
581
62.6
24.8
n/a
Wed, Mar 30, 2011
7478.73
-0.26
496780
640
1579
57.2
33.8
n/a
Tue, Mar 30, 2010
7484.96
-0.07
542756
594
850
59.0
24.8
n/a
Mon, Mar 30, 2009
7485.06
-0.10
543510
660
1031
35.6
12.2
n/a
Sun, Mar 30, 2008
7470.85
-0.31
441553
1240
2295
44.6
26.6
n/a
Fri, Mar 30, 2007
7480.88
0.17
512428
912
275
42.8
19.4
n/a
Thu, Mar 30, 2006
7487.97
-0.01
565654
931
959
42.8
26.6
n/a
Wed, Mar 30, 2005
7467.67
-0.38
423674
455
1721
28.4
21.2
n/a
Averages of List
7476.01
-0.05
480660.20
771.20
953.60
47.80
23.80
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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*Air temp data is sourced from (Prev 24 Hr Extremes):    Gunnison, CO Weather
Weather forecast for Gunnison, CO
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