Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 260 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 71% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7481.05 on Jun 16, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on May 31, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 38.95 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 61.93% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 701,544 acre feet

This is 115.39% of the June 16th average of 608,001 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 467,838 acre feet

This is 51.86% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 231,276 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 233,706 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 198.22% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 182.68% of the Jun 17th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 2.05 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 43.87 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 11.06 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
7481.05
2.17
513677
9441
1448
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
7478.88
2.25
497864
10035
1883
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
7476.63
1.80
481734
9990
3564
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
7474.83
1.08
469027
9299
5478
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jun 12, 2019
7473.75
0.68
461487
8428
6032
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jun 11, 2019
7473.07
0.66
456772
8363
6049
74.0
31.0
Mon, Jun 10, 2019
7472.41
0.72
452219
8554
6046
69.0
33.0
Sun, Jun 09, 2019
7471.69
0.82
447280
8836
5998
74.0
41.0
Sat, Jun 08, 2019
7470.87
0.63
441688
8188
6016
76.0
39.0
Fri, Jun 07, 2019
7470.24
0.43
437417
7511
6029
77.0
38.0
Thu, Jun 06, 2019
7469.81
0.08
434514
6323
6034
72.0
37.0
Wed, Jun 05, 2019
7469.73
-0.09
433975
5744
6033
74.0
35.0
Tue, Jun 04, 2019
7469.82
-0.17
434581
5447
6008
70.0
36.0
Mon, Jun 03, 2019
7469.99
-0.31
435728
4932
5970
76.0
41.0
Averages of List
7473.06
0.77
456997.36
7935.07
5184.86
73.56
36.78

Averages for June 17th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7497.09
0.64
643040.36
4219.94
1617.20
76.74
39.68
All-Time
7497.09
0.64
643040.36
4219.94
1617.20
76.74
39.68

Last 10 June 17th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Jun 17, 2018
7479.13
0.13
499673
1065
570
69.0
44.0
Sat, Jun 17, 2017
7504.16
1.18
695938
6323
1311
82.0
42.0
Fri, Jun 17, 2016
7508.74
0.77
734945
4034
669
82.0
37.0
Wed, Jun 17, 2015
7518.59
0.92
822369
7559
3306
80.0
48.0
Tue, Jun 17, 2014
7503.06
-0.39
686714
4497
6119
75.0
33.0
Mon, Jun 17, 2013
7472.03
0.22
449609
1767
988
77.0
42.0
Sun, Jun 17, 2012
7480.66
-0.26
510817
720
1660
82.4
n/a
Fri, Jun 17, 2011
7494.64
1.34
617918
7536
2139
73.4
39.2
Thu, Jun 17, 2010
7507.94
0.20
728062
2102
1212
80.6
33.8
Wed, Jun 17, 2009
7517.80
0.07
815167
3320
2974
71.6
39.2
Averages of List
7498.68
0.42
656121.20
3892.30
2094.80
77.30
39.80


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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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