Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 14 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 4% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7505.97 on Oct 13, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jul 1, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 14.03 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 85.74% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 13,648 acre feet

This is 75.6% of the October 13th average of 18,052 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 37,927 acre feet

This is 4.39% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 24,569 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 24,279 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 167.1% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 78.15% of the Oct 14th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 65.77 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 2.61 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.87 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Oct 13, 2019
7505.97
-0.18
711238
526
1288
n/a
n/a
Sat, Oct 12, 2019
7506.15
-0.24
712768
322
1342
n/a
n/a
Fri, Oct 11, 2019
7506.39
-0.28
714810
155
1348
n/a
n/a
Thu, Oct 10, 2019
7506.67
-0.20
717196
497
1347
n/a
n/a
Wed, Oct 09, 2019
7506.87
-0.18
718902
582
1346
n/a
n/a
Tue, Oct 08, 2019
7507.05
-0.11
720439
867
1330
n/a
n/a
Mon, Oct 07, 2019
7507.16
-0.20
721379
607
1458
n/a
n/a
Sun, Oct 06, 2019
7507.36
-0.21
723090
699
1594
n/a
n/a
Sat, Oct 05, 2019
7507.57
-0.25
724888
547
1616
n/a
n/a
Fri, Oct 04, 2019
7507.82
-0.25
727032
546
1615
n/a
n/a
Thu, Oct 03, 2019
7508.07
-0.25
729178
542
1614
n/a
n/a
Wed, Oct 02, 2019
7508.32
-0.26
731328
497
1612
n/a
n/a
Tue, Oct 01, 2019
7508.58
-0.26
733566
494
1611
n/a
n/a
Mon, Sep 30, 2019
7508.84
-0.21
735807
709
1610
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7507.34
-0.22
722972.93
542.14
1480.79
n/a
n/a

Averages for October 14th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7491.04
-0.13
599683.53
722.82
1189.18
61.24
24.36
All-Time
7491.04
-0.13
599683.53
722.82
1189.18
61.24
24.36

Last 10 October 14th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Oct 14, 2018
7440.04
-0.55
259795
352
752
59.0
19.0
Sat, Oct 14, 2017
7504.87
-0.19
701922
625
1424
53.0
25.0
Fri, Oct 14, 2016
7497.05
-0.23
637287
541
1471
71.0
23.0
Wed, Oct 14, 2015
7504.08
-0.23
695265
500
1466
73.0
23.0
Tue, Oct 14, 2014
7490.97
-0.12
588912
997
1462
64.0
21.0
Mon, Oct 14, 2013
7456.72
0.03
351352
827
730
46.0
33.0
Sun, Oct 14, 2012
7452.29
-0.18
325475
452
965
59.0
30.2
Fri, Oct 14, 2011
7500.94
-0.17
669092
691
1391
66.2
24.8
Thu, Oct 14, 2010
7488.80
-0.33
572044
455
1733
66.2
23.0
Wed, Oct 14, 2009
7495.34
-0.16
623518
690
1328
59.0
35.6
Averages of List
7483.11
-0.21
542466.20
613.00
1272.20
61.64
25.76


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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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