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Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 21 of 365 for the Water Year 2018. We are 6% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7503.78 on Oct 19, 2017
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Oct 18, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 16.22 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 83.51% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2018: 25,071 acre feet

This is 94.72% of the October 19th average of 26,469 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2018: 64,214 acre feet

This is 5.4% of last year's release of 1,189,362 acre feet
During WY 2018, water storage has fallen by 39,529 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 39,143 AF
Inflows for WY 2018 are 112.46% of WY 2017          Rivers feeding are running at 0% of the May 6th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 7.89 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -3.12 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
7503.78
-0.14
692745
619
1203
68.0
23.0
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
7503.92
-0.24
693921
577
1585
64.0
18.0
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
7504.16
-0.22
695938
573
1499
64.0
15.0
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
7504.38
-0.26
697790
605
1701
66.0
14.0
Sun, Oct 15, 2017
7504.64
-0.23
699981
536
1506
63.0
12.0
Sat, Oct 14, 2017
7504.87
-0.19
701922
625
1424
53.0
25.0
Fri, Oct 13, 2017
7505.06
-0.29
703527
573
1800
64.0
23.0
Thu, Oct 12, 2017
7505.35
-0.26
705980
574
1675
66.0
24.0
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
7505.61
-0.28
708183
656
1844
63.0
21.0
Tue, Oct 10, 2017
7505.89
-0.28
710559
605
1794
52.0
23.0
Mon, Oct 09, 2017
7506.17
-0.73
712938
637
1871
41.0
28.0
Sun, Oct 08, 2017
7506.46
0.29
715406
765
1657
68.0
21.0
Sat, Oct 07, 2017
7506.67
0.50
717196
625
1603
64.0
23.0
Fri, Oct 06, 2017
7506.90
-0.28
719158
597
1792
55.0
28.0
Averages of List
7505.28
-0.19
705374.57
611.93
1639.57
60.79
21.29

Averages for October 21st

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7491.17
-0.09
599202.09
659.00
1012.32
57.32
25.83
All-Time
7491.17
-0.09
599202.09
659.00
1012.32
57.32
25.83

Last 10 October 21st's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Oct 21, 2016
7495.49
-0.18
624720
518
1239
68.0
16.0
Wed, Oct 21, 2015
7502.62
-0.21
683039
471
1346
53.0
37.0
Tue, Oct 21, 2014
7491.08
0.05
589773
429
224
60.0
35.0
Mon, Oct 21, 2013
7456.51
-0.05
350100
686
830
53.0
21.0
Sun, Oct 21, 2012
7452.34
0.03
325761
371
279
64.4
21.2
Fri, Oct 21, 2011
7499.58
-0.21
657896
499
1360
62.6
19.4
Thu, Oct 21, 2010
7487.19
-0.20
559677
631
1395
48.2
37.4
Wed, Oct 21, 2009
7494.18
-0.18
614250
540
1256
48.2
21.2
Tue, Oct 21, 2008
7493.82
-0.40
611386
448
1322
51.8
17.6
Sat, Oct 21, 2006
7499.81
-0.05
659785
1055
1253
42.8
24.8
Averages of List
7485.87
-0.15
557400.22
510.33
1027.89
56.58
25.09


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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
Water data sourced from Blue Mesa Source Data
Weather forecast for Gunnison, CO
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