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Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa

Water Summary
Today is day 212 of 366 for the Water Year 2016. We are 58% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7488.44 on Apr 16, 2016
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Apr 15, 2016

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 31.56 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 68.63% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2016: 225,026 acre feet

This is 102.21% of the April 16th average of 220,153 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2016: 378,043 acre feet

This is 41.48% of last year's release of 911,285 acre feet
During WY 2016, water storage has fallen by 156,306 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 153,017 AF
Inflows for WY 2016 are 81.99% 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 WATER TEMP
Sat, Apr 16, 2016
7488.44
0.07
569268
1526
1242
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Apr 15, 2016
7488.37
0.25
568729
1805
822
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Apr 14, 2016
7488.12
0.26
566805
1515
496
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Apr 13, 2016
7487.86
0.36
564808
1403
0
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Apr 12, 2016
7487.50
0.32
562048
1356
110
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Apr 11, 2016
7487.18
0.16
559600
1336
709
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Apr 10, 2016
7487.02
0.10
558378
1456
1060
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Apr 09, 2016
7486.92
0.02
557615
1194
1106
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Apr 08, 2016
7486.90
-0.02
557462
1073
1140
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Apr 07, 2016
7486.92
-0.06
557615
898
1118
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Apr 06, 2016
7486.98
-0.10
558073
680
1054
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Apr 05, 2016
7487.08
-0.08
558836
882
1180
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Apr 04, 2016
7487.16
-0.09
559447
732
1069
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Apr 03, 2016
7487.25
-0.13
560135
672
1163
n/a
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7487.41
0.08
561344.21
1180.57
876.36
n/a
n/a
n/a

Averages for April 29th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
7467.43
0.15
426878.21
1780.83
1279.53
58.35
25.95
n/a
All-Time
7467.43
0.15
426878.21
1780.83
1279.53
58.35
25.95
n/a

Last 10 April 29th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Apr 29, 2015
7492.07
-0.04
597544
1004
1148
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Apr 29, 2014
7480.02
0.58
506141
2603
462
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Apr 29, 2013
7454.26
0.01
336842
1205
1165
68.0
28.4
n/a
Sun, Apr 29, 2012
7483.64
-0.08
532855
863
1150
59.0
21.2
n/a
Fri, Apr 29, 2011
7476.13
-0.19
478187
1293
1958
48.2
21.2
n/a
Thu, Apr 29, 2010
7490.68
0.18
586646
1662
939
39.2
17.6
n/a
Wed, Apr 29, 2009
7489.42
0.30
576841
2408
1222
66.2
21.2
n/a
Tue, Apr 29, 2008
7466.24
-0.05
410834
3253
3405
64.4
26.6
n/a
Sun, Apr 29, 2007
7483.34
0.23
530616
1613
735
73.4
30.2
n/a
Sat, Apr 29, 2006
7492.42
0.58
600301
2318
0
55.4
26.6
n/a
Averages of List
7480.82
0.15
515680.70
1822.20
1218.40
59.23
24.13
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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