Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 289 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 79% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7517.42 on Jul 15, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Aug 26, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 2.58 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 97.86% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 1,076,001 acre feet

This is 137.18% of the July 15th average of 784,345 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 542,878 acre feet

This is 60.18% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 529,314 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 533,123 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 276.97% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 212.85% of the Jul 16th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 47.56 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 80.24 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 9.99 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
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
Wed, Jul 03, 2019
7508.86
1.43
735980
7332
1110
77.0
40.0
Tue, Jul 02, 2019
7507.43
1.62
723689
7887
901
79.0
41.0
Averages of List
7513.68
0.83
778430.57
5377.14
1684.43
78.00
40.50

Averages for July 16th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7503.25
-0.02
695544.08
1800.72
1832.84
81.25
47.25
All-Time
7503.25
-0.02
695544.08
1800.72
1832.84
81.25
47.25

Last 10 July 16th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
7469.55
-0.31
432763
659
1693
79.0
50.0
Sun, Jul 16, 2017
7517.27
0.10
810354
2242
1760
80.0
50.0
Sat, Jul 16, 2016
7515.00
-0.18
789910
1172
1959
84.0
39.0
Thu, Jul 16, 2015
7518.35
-0.11
820177
2007
2488
75.0
42.0
Wed, Jul 16, 2014
7501.16
0.09
670911
1916
1517
78.0
50.0
Tue, Jul 16, 2013
7466.12
-0.26
410049
818
1655
80.0
53.0
Mon, Jul 16, 2012
7472.85
-0.22
455252
760
1507
75.2
48.2
Sat, Jul 16, 2011
7519.22
0.03
828135
3333
3169
82.4
53.6
Fri, Jul 16, 2010
7506.64
-0.18
716940
849
1599
89.6
46.4
Thu, Jul 16, 2009
7516.96
-0.14
807546
1367
1981
82.4
39.2
Averages of List
7500.31
-0.12
674203.70
1512.30
1932.80
80.56
47.14


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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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