Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 143 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 39% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7484.73 on Feb 19, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Feb 18, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 35.27 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 65.22% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 140,588 acre feet

This is 101.68% of the February 19th average of 138,262 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 335,682 acre feet

This is 38.88% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 194,782 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 195,094 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 144.37% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 115.18% of the Feb 20th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 46.99 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 23.85 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.01 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
7484.73
-0.07
541025
437
698
n/a
n/a
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
7484.80
-0.07
541551
481
743
n/a
n/a
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
7484.87
-0.06
542078
528
751
n/a
n/a
Sun, Feb 16, 2020
7484.93
-0.08
542530
478
778
n/a
n/a
Sat, Feb 15, 2020
7485.01
-0.08
543133
413
714
n/a
n/a
Fri, Feb 14, 2020
7485.09
-0.08
543736
467
767
n/a
n/a
Thu, Feb 13, 2020
7485.17
-0.10
544339
385
762
n/a
n/a
Wed, Feb 12, 2020
7485.27
-0.06
545094
405
629
n/a
n/a
Tue, Feb 11, 2020
7485.33
0.02
545547
549
469
36.0
16.0
Mon, Feb 10, 2020
7485.31
-0.09
545396
434
773
34.0
8.0
Sun, Feb 09, 2020
7485.40
-0.12
546075
472
926
42.0
5.0
Sat, Feb 08, 2020
7485.52
-0.01
546982
525
560
40.0
16.0
Fri, Feb 07, 2020
7485.53
-0.21
547058
372
1169
31.0
-7.0
Thu, Feb 06, 2020
7485.74
-0.25
548647
473
1425
9.0
-18.0
Averages of List
7485.19
-0.09
544513.64
458.50
797.43
32.00
3.33

Averages for February 20th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7473.94
-0.18
468118.88
426.10
1035.65
30.20
7.36
All-Time
7473.94
-0.18
468118.88
426.10
1035.65
30.20
7.36

Last 10 February 20th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Feb 20, 2019
7437.74
0.00
248415
358
355
23.0
-13.0
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
7485.85
-0.02
549480
457
529
21.0
1.0
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
7489.44
-0.02
576996
615
689
36.0
19.0
Sat, Feb 20, 2016
7488.32
-0.16
568344
417
1034
35.0
3.0
Fri, Feb 20, 2015
7485.35
0.02
545698
544
464
44.0
10.0
Thu, Feb 20, 2014
7463.99
0.05
396293
419
254
24.0
1.0
Wed, Feb 20, 2013
7452.83
0.01
328569
314
281
28.4
1.4
Mon, Feb 20, 2012
7484.04
-0.06
535846
332
555
23.0
8.6
Sun, Feb 20, 2011
7484.79
-0.09
541476
336
674
30.2
15.8
Sat, Feb 20, 2010
7485.51
0.00
546907
434
430
30.2
10.4
Averages of List
7475.79
-0.03
483802.40
422.60
526.50
29.48
5.72


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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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