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Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 79 of 365 for the Water Year 2018. We are 22% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7495.60 on Dec 16, 2017
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on May 27, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 24.4 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 75.42% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2018: 83,484 acre feet

This is 97.66% of the December 16th average of 85,485 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2018: 190,491 acre feet

This is 16.02% of last year's release of 1,189,362 acre feet
During WY 2018, water storage has fallen by 106,671 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 107,007 AF
Inflows for WY 2018 are 110.74% of WY 2017          Rivers feeding are running at 0% of the May 6th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 3.52 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -3.62 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Dec 16, 2017
7495.60
-0.27
625603
372
1463
28.0
5.0
Fri, Dec 15, 2017
7495.87
-0.24
627772
361
1331
39.0
1.0
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
7496.11
-0.24
629702
612
1584
39.0
12.0
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
7496.35
-0.30
631635
401
1617
39.0
3.0
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
7496.65
-0.29
634055
492
1670
45.0
3.0
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
7496.94
-0.32
636398
479
1781
42.0
1.0
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
7497.26
-0.31
638987
385
1649
39.0
0.0
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
7497.57
-0.36
641500
248
1719
42.0
3.0
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
7497.93
-0.26
644424
550
1613
43.0
8.0
Thu, Dec 07, 2017
7498.19
-0.34
646539
195
1588
30.0
-2.0
Wed, Dec 06, 2017
7498.53
-0.27
649309
397
1504
33.0
0.0
Tue, Dec 05, 2017
7498.80
-0.29
651513
347
1538
34.0
3.0
Mon, Dec 04, 2017
7499.09
-0.13
653883
968
1502
39.0
12.0
Sun, Dec 03, 2017
7499.22
-0.29
654947
174
1368
46.0
15.0
Averages of List
7497.44
-0.28
640447.64
427.21
1566.21
38.43
4.57

Averages for December 18th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7485.42
-0.16
551962.60
416.71
1049.56
27.34
2.75
All-Time
7485.42
-0.16
551962.60
416.71
1049.56
27.34
2.75

Last 10 December 18th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Dec 18, 2016
7492.05
-0.03
597386
432
432
12.0
-7.0
Fri, Dec 18, 2015
7497.68
-0.27
642393
327
1430
26.0
0.0
Thu, Dec 18, 2014
7490.45
-0.13
584850
663
1172
32.0
12.0
Wed, Dec 18, 2013
7460.50
0.09
374332
439
157
19.0
-7.0
Tue, Dec 18, 2012
7452.55
0.04
326963
360
242
33.8
15.8
Sun, Dec 18, 2011
7492.21
-0.27
598646
426
1496
37.4
-0.4
Sat, Dec 18, 2010
7486.84
0.16
557005
618
0
35.6
26.6
Fri, Dec 18, 2009
7490.76
-0.09
587271
395
747
19.4
-11.2
Thu, Dec 18, 2008
7490.70
-0.03
586802
583
698
26.6
-9.4
Mon, Dec 18, 2006
7493.87
-0.25
611784
647
1647
39.2
26.6
Averages of List
7483.75
-0.06
539516.44
471.44
708.22
26.87
2.16


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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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