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Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 177 of 365 for the Water Year 2017. We are 48% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7487.02 on Mar 25, 2017
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Mar 9, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 32.98 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 67.32% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2017: 194,044 acre feet

This is 110.5% of the March 25th average of 175,598 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2017: 291,606 acre feet

This is 31.18% of last year's release of 935,250 acre feet
During WY 2017, water storage has fallen by 106,918 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 97,562 AF
Inflows for WY 2017 are 107.97% 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
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
7487.02
0.31
558378
1962
762
n/a
n/a
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
7486.71
0.27
556014
2082
1037
48.0
32.0
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
7486.44
0.24
553959
1945
1017
51.0
33.0
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
7486.20
0.13
552135
1749
1244
54.0
32.0
Tue, Mar 21, 2017
7486.07
0.12
551148
1667
1200
50.0
28.0
Mon, Mar 20, 2017
7485.95
0.14
550238
1805
1263
53.0
21.0
Sun, Mar 19, 2017
7485.81
0.02
549177
1496
1412
54.0
21.0
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
7485.79
0.08
549025
1259
947
50.0
23.0
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
7485.71
-0.21
548420
1156
1913
48.0
23.0
Thu, Mar 16, 2017
7485.92
-0.04
550010
1228
1215
46.0
18.0
Wed, Mar 15, 2017
7485.96
-0.22
550314
764
1599
43.0
17.0
Tue, Mar 14, 2017
7486.18
-0.13
551983
831
1322
52.0
21.0
Mon, Mar 13, 2017
7486.31
-0.16
552970
679
1286
48.0
19.0
Sun, Mar 12, 2017
7486.47
-0.17
554187
611
1295
48.0
16.0
Averages of List
7486.18
0.03
551997.00
1373.86
1250.86
49.62
23.38

Averages for March 26th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7468.42
-0.09
432172.54
803.63
1049.92
47.08
20.86
All-Time
7468.42
-0.09
432172.54
803.63
1049.92
47.08
20.86

Last 10 March 26th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Mar 26, 2016
7487.66
0.03
563274
605
480
35.0
21.0
Thu, Mar 26, 2015
7487.81
0.17
564424
1080
414
53.0
19.0
Wed, Mar 26, 2014
7464.77
0.22
401299
721
0
42.0
21.0
Tue, Mar 26, 2013
7453.61
-0.04
333067
260
370
50.0
15.8
Mon, Mar 26, 2012
7483.92
0.12
534948
1046
586
59.0
30.2
Sat, Mar 26, 2011
7479.70
-0.26
503810
631
1577
44.6
26.6
Fri, Mar 26, 2010
7484.93
0.00
542530
609
601
39.2
24.8
Thu, Mar 26, 2009
7485.46
-0.05
546529
854
1035
30.2
8.6
Wed, Mar 26, 2008
7470.69
0.21
440465
726
0
50.0
12.2
Mon, Mar 26, 2007
7480.32
0.16
508329
955
358
60.8
24.8
Averages of List
7477.89
0.06
493867.50
748.70
542.10
46.38
20.40


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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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