Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa

Water Summary
Today is day 232 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 64% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7472.00 on May 19, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jul 9, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 48 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 54.18% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 391,539 acre feet

This is 107.43% of the May 19th average of 364,469 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 223,084 acre feet

This is 24.73% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 167,002 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 168,455 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 142.43% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at NAN% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -7.85 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 12.90 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, May 19, 2019
7472.00
1.11
449403
4562
726
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 18, 2019
7470.89
1.30
441824
5344
897
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 17, 2019
7469.59
1.59
433032
5783
414
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 16, 2019
7468.00
1.33
422413
5216
781
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 15, 2019
7466.67
1.19
413645
4644
719
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 14, 2019
7465.48
1.05
405888
4051
622
n/a
n/a
Mon, May 13, 2019
7464.43
0.79
399113
3390
828
n/a
n/a
Sun, May 12, 2019
7463.64
0.74
394058
2899
516
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 11, 2019
7462.90
0.51
389357
2885
1248
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 10, 2019
7462.39
0.70
386136
3120
890
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 09, 2019
7461.69
0.70
381740
3378
1162
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 08, 2019
7460.99
1.02
377372
3524
329
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 07, 2019
7459.97
0.87
371060
3405
702
n/a
n/a
Mon, May 06, 2019
7459.10
0.80
365724
3353
887
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7464.84
0.98
402197.50
3968.14
765.79
n/a
n/a

Averages for May 20th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7476.81
0.67
490072.60
3722.72
1373.14
66.80
35.04
All-Time
7476.81
0.67
490072.60
3722.72
1373.14
66.80
35.04

Last 10 May 20th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, May 20, 2018
7479.94
0.09
505558
1746
1399
64.0
32.0
Sat, May 20, 2017
7507.05
-0.50
720439
3452
5590
52.0
28.0
Fri, May 20, 2016
7488.23
-0.43
567651
2661
4314
68.0
35.0
Wed, May 20, 2015
7494.69
0.31
618317
2109
843
59.0
35.0
Tue, May 20, 2014
7490.68
0.68
586646
3845
1154
71.0
32.0
Mon, May 20, 2013
7459.14
0.27
365969
2121
1276
55.0
30.0
Sun, May 20, 2012
7482.96
0.00
527788
1212
1195
71.6
32.0
Fri, May 20, 2011
7475.85
0.01
476207
3027
2976
57.2
35.6
Thu, May 20, 2010
7486.96
-0.36
557920
1859
3229
73.4
30.2
Wed, May 20, 2009
7503.03
1.20
686463
6333
1274
62.6
39.2
Averages of List
7486.85
0.13
561295.80
2836.50
2325.00
63.38
32.90


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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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