Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 291 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 80% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7518.04 on Jul 17, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Aug 22, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 1.96 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 98.54% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 1,091,681 acre feet

This is 137.9% of the July 17th average of 791,633 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 552,819 acre feet

This is 61.28% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 534,950 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 538,862 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 279.17% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 225.50% of the Jul 18th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 48.81 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 80.86 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 7.78 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
7518.04
0.31
817351
3953
2506
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
7517.73
0.31
814531
3952
2506
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jul 15, 2019
7517.42
0.34
811715
4089
2509
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jul 14, 2019
7517.08
0.33
808633
4041
2510
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jul 13, 2019
7516.75
0.35
805647
4131
2511
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
7516.40
0.41
802486
4401
2513
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jul 11, 2019
7515.99
0.50
798792
4586
2295
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jul 10, 2019
7515.49
0.67
794300
4559
1508
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jul 09, 2019
7514.82
0.81
788300
5181
1514
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jul 08, 2019
7514.01
0.79
781079
5313
1754
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jul 07, 2019
7513.22
0.77
774070
5183
1730
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jul 06, 2019
7512.45
1.06
767271
5766
1048
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jul 05, 2019
7511.39
1.13
757962
6133
1138
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jul 04, 2019
7510.26
1.40
748104
6678
541
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7515.08
0.66
790731.50
4854.71
1898.79
n/a
n/a

Averages for July 18th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7503.16
-0.06
694913.96
1669.82
1863.08
82.21
47.26
All-Time
7503.16
-0.06
694913.96
1669.82
1863.08
82.21
47.26

Last 10 July 18th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
7468.89
-0.34
428339
456
1585
83.0
48.0
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
7517.39
0.05
811443
2092
1838
82.0
51.0
Mon, Jul 18, 2016
7514.63
-0.16
786604
1264
1959
75.0
48.0
Sat, Jul 18, 2015
7517.84
-0.28
815531
1729
2989
75.0
44.0
Fri, Jul 18, 2014
7501.24
-0.01
671573
1718
1737
82.0
44.0
Thu, Jul 18, 2013
7465.67
-0.21
407121
844
1515
80.0
50.0
Wed, Jul 18, 2012
7472.43
-0.21
452357
672
1382
80.6
46.4
Mon, Jul 18, 2011
7519.21
0.00
828044
3241
3216
77.0
51.8
Sun, Jul 18, 2010
7506.28
-0.17
713874
809
1515
87.8
46.4
Sat, Jul 18, 2009
7516.69
-0.13
805105
1305
1873
87.8
42.8
Averages of List
7500.03
-0.15
671999.10
1413.00
1960.90
81.02
47.24


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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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The water year runs from Oct 1 - Sept 30
*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
All data is provisional and subject to review and modification


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