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Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 70 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 19% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7497.03 on Dec 5, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 4, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 22.97 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 76.81% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 69,284 acre feet

This is 91.98% of the December 5th average of 75,327 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 168,594 acre feet

This is 19.53% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 98,681 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 99,310 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 144.92% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 115.18% of the Dec 9th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 59.07 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 11.55 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.62 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Dec 05, 2019
7497.03
-0.09
637126
637
1000
n/a
n/a
Wed, Dec 04, 2019
7497.12
-0.18
637854
479
1210
n/a
n/a
Tue, Dec 03, 2019
7497.30
-0.09
639311
524
889
n/a
n/a
Mon, Dec 02, 2019
7497.39
-0.13
640041
457
985
n/a
n/a
Sun, Dec 01, 2019
7497.52
-0.11
641095
364
892
n/a
n/a
Sat, Nov 30, 2019
7497.63
-0.14
641987
442
1012
44.0
18.0
Fri, Nov 29, 2019
7497.77
-0.10
643124
583
989
47.0
23.0
Thu, Nov 28, 2019
7497.87
-0.12
643936
557
1045
32.0
7.0
Wed, Nov 27, 2019
7497.99
-0.14
644912
491
1061
24.0
0.0
Tue, Nov 26, 2019
7498.13
-0.17
646051
310
1004
33.0
12.0
Mon, Nov 25, 2019
7498.30
-0.16
647435
356
1009
35.0
8.0
Sun, Nov 24, 2019
7498.46
-0.12
648738
511
1001
39.0
6.0
Sat, Nov 23, 2019
7498.58
-0.07
649717
576
860
39.0
11.0
Fri, Nov 22, 2019
7498.65
-0.11
650288
550
999
39.0
30.0
Averages of List
7497.84
-0.12
643686.79
488.36
996.86
36.89
12.78

Averages for December 9th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7486.00
-0.15
557962.56
446.64
1041.88
28.63
0.79
All-Time
7486.00
-0.15
557962.56
446.64
1041.88
28.63
0.79

Last 10 December 9th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Dec 09, 2018
7437.83
-0.14
248855
256
624
30.0
-6.0
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
7497.57
-0.36
641500
248
1719
42.0
3.0
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
7492.13
-0.01
598016
466
502
30.0
12.0
Wed, Dec 09, 2015
7499.18
-0.13
654619
655
1189
41.0
12.0
Tue, Dec 09, 2014
7491.53
-0.06
593300
455
690
37.0
6.0
Mon, Dec 09, 2013
7459.89
0.02
370568
307
242
10.0
-20.0
Sun, Dec 09, 2012
7452.50
0.03
326676
383
295
26.6
n/a
Fri, Dec 09, 2011
7494.59
-0.26
617519
447
1491
32.0
-2.2
Thu, Dec 09, 2010
7486.66
0.00
555633
507
504
44.6
26.6
Wed, Dec 09, 2009
7491.64
-0.11
594163
399
832
14.0
-14.8
Averages of List
7480.35
-0.10
520084.90
412.30
808.80
30.72
1.84


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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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