Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa

Water Summary
Today is day 177 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 48% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7437.53 on Mar 24, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Mar 23, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 82.47 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 29.82% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 122,660 acre feet

This is 71.01% of the March 24th average of 172,747 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 157,272 acre feet

This is 17.43% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 35,010 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 34,612 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 73.92% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at NAN% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -47.48 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa unchanged over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Mar 24, 2019
7437.53
0.04
247391
502
398
n/a
n/a
Sat, Mar 23, 2019
7437.49
0.06
247196
546
393
n/a
n/a
Fri, Mar 22, 2019
7437.43
0.01
246904
396
366
n/a
n/a
Thu, Mar 21, 2019
7437.42
0.03
246856
411
332
n/a
n/a
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
7437.39
-0.04
246710
370
463
n/a
n/a
Tue, Mar 19, 2019
7437.43
0.05
246904
429
301
n/a
n/a
Mon, Mar 18, 2019
7437.38
-0.03
246661
351
420
n/a
n/a
Sun, Mar 17, 2019
7437.41
-0.04
246807
353
422
n/a
n/a
Sat, Mar 16, 2019
7437.44
0.03
246953
320
389
n/a
n/a
Fri, Mar 15, 2019
7437.47
0.06
247099
374
320
n/a
n/a
Thu, Mar 14, 2019
7437.45
0.02
247002
364
310
n/a
n/a
Wed, Mar 13, 2019
7437.43
-0.06
246904
445
588
n/a
n/a
Tue, Mar 12, 2019
7437.49
0.31
247196
513
92
n/a
n/a
Sun, Mar 10, 2019
7437.18
-0.03
245689
298
368
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7437.44
0.03
246967.92
413.38
368.77
n/a
n/a

Averages for March 26th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7469.12
-0.08
436910.40
819.24
1047.44
47.20
21.88
All-Time
7469.12
-0.08
436910.40
819.24
1047.44
47.20
21.88

Last 10 March 26th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Mar 26, 2018
7484.72
-0.15
540950
483
1043
48.0
27.0
Sun, Mar 26, 2017
7487.27
0.25
560288
1905
933
48.0
30.0
Sat, Mar 26, 2016
7487.66
0.03
563274
605
480
35.0
21.0
Thu, Mar 26, 2015
7487.81
0.17
564424
1080
414
53.0
19.0
Wed, Mar 26, 2014
7464.77
0.22
401299
721
0
42.0
21.0
Tue, Mar 26, 2013
7453.61
-0.04
333067
260
370
50.0
15.8
Mon, Mar 26, 2012
7483.92
0.12
534948
1046
586
59.0
30.2
Sat, Mar 26, 2011
7479.70
-0.26
503810
631
1577
44.6
26.6
Fri, Mar 26, 2010
7484.93
0.00
542530
609
601
39.2
24.8
Thu, Mar 26, 2009
7485.46
-0.05
546529
854
1035
30.2
8.6
Averages of List
7479.99
0.03
509111.90
819.40
703.90
44.90
22.40


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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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Water data sourced from Blue Mesa Source Data
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