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Water Summary
Today is day 202 of 365 for the Water Year 2014. We are 55% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7470.83 on Apr 19, 2014
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jun 29, 2013

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 49.17 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 53.21% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2014: 237,000 acre feet

This is 105.51% of the April 19th average of 224,617 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2014: 142,276 acre feet

This is 26.7% of last year's release of 532,816 acre feet
During WY 2014, water storage has risen by 92,923 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 94,724 AF
Inflows for WY 2014 are 173.74% of WY 2013          Rivers feeding are running at 0% of the Apr 20th 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 19, 2014
7470.83
0.50
441416
2497
776
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
7470.33
0.39
438025
1975
636
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Apr 17, 2014
7469.94
0.31
435390
1643
579
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Apr 16, 2014
7469.63
0.30
433302
1588
561
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Apr 15, 2014
7469.33
0.36
431286
1665
439
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Apr 14, 2014
7468.97
0.43
428874
1952
494
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Apr 13, 2014
7468.54
0.60
426003
2494
473
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Apr 12, 2014
7467.94
0.58
422015
2521
578
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Apr 11, 2014
7467.36
0.49
418181
2144
509
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Apr 10, 2014
7466.87
0.31
414957
1652
617
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Apr 09, 2014
7466.56
0.15
412924
1251
747
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Apr 08, 2014
7466.41
0.08
411943
989
716
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Apr 07, 2014
7466.33
0.05
411420
802
628
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Apr 06, 2014
7466.28
0.02
411093
815
740
n/a
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7468.24
0.33
424059.21
1713.43
606.64
n/a
n/a
n/a

Averages for April 20th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
7465.71
0.04
415605.62
1450.20
1315.98
57.36
25.88
n/a
All-Time
7465.71
0.04
415605.62
1450.20
1315.98
57.36
25.88
n/a

Last 10 April 20th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, Apr 20, 2013
7455.02
-0.05
341287
519
658
46.4
26.6
n/a
Fri, Apr 20, 2012
7484.28
-0.15
537645
625
1181
62.6
n/a
n/a
Wed, Apr 20, 2011
7476.15
0.05
478329
1832
1641
60.8
28.4
n/a
Tue, Apr 20, 2010
7487.24
0.55
560059
2644
515
66.2
30.2
n/a
Mon, Apr 20, 2009
7485.28
0.13
545169
1649
1141
64.4
24.8
n/a
Sun, Apr 20, 2008
7465.92
-0.10
408746
2438
2756
55.4
24.8
n/a
Fri, Apr 20, 2007
7482.86
0.04
527044
993
830
57.2
30.2
n/a
Thu, Apr 20, 2006
7489.77
0.08
579557
1773
1447
57.2
15.8
n/a
Wed, Apr 20, 2005
7461.22
-0.08
383370
1676
1917
57.2
26.6
n/a
Tue, Apr 20, 2004
7471.94
0.10
448991
974
617
50.0
30.2
n/a
Averages of List
7475.97
0.06
481019.70
1512.30
1270.30
57.74
26.40
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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Weather forecast for Gunnison, CO
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