Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 73 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 20% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7437.70 on Dec 11, 2018
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 10, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 82.3 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 29.92% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 51,460 acre feet

This is 63.8% of the December 11th average of 80,656 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 85,100 acre feet

This is 9.43% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 34,181 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 33,640 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 65.1% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at 0% of the May 6th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -59.24 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -0.31 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
7437.70
0.16
248220
678
283
n/a
n/a
Mon, Dec 10, 2018
7437.54
-0.29
247440
-382
330
n/a
n/a
Sun, Dec 09, 2018
7437.83
-0.14
248855
256
624
n/a
n/a
Sat, Dec 08, 2018
7437.98
0.15
249589
417
267
n/a
n/a
Fri, Dec 07, 2018
7437.92
0.09
249295
408
530
n/a
n/a
Thu, Dec 06, 2018
7437.97
0.01
249540
464
437
n/a
n/a
Wed, Dec 05, 2018
7437.96
-0.02
249491
269
316
n/a
n/a
Tue, Dec 04, 2018
7437.98
0.00
249589
267
265
n/a
n/a
Mon, Dec 03, 2018
7437.98
-0.09
249589
379
600
n/a
n/a
Sun, Dec 02, 2018
7438.07
-0.01
250030
254
277
n/a
n/a
Sat, Dec 01, 2018
7438.08
0.00
250079
474
471
n/a
n/a
Fri, Nov 30, 2018
7438.08
0.11
250079
421
147
n/a
n/a
Thu, Nov 29, 2018
7437.97
-0.04
249540
498
595
n/a
n/a
Wed, Nov 28, 2018
7438.01
-0.05
249736
383
504
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7437.93
-0.01
249362.29
341.86
403.29
n/a
n/a

Averages for December 12th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7486.54
-0.15
560747.00
437.65
1014.31
30.46
4.41
All-Time
7486.54
-0.15
560747.00
437.65
1014.31
30.46
4.41

Last 10 December 12th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
7496.65
-0.29
634055
492
1670
45.0
3.0
Mon, Dec 12, 2016
7492.10
-0.02
597780
434
510
37.0
17.0
Sat, Dec 12, 2015
7498.68
-0.17
650533
434
1130
35.0
23.0
Fri, Dec 12, 2014
7491.20
-0.15
590713
478
1067
35.0
8.0
Thu, Dec 12, 2013
7460.03
0.07
371430
359
140
8.0
-18.0
Wed, Dec 12, 2012
7452.39
-0.06
326047
201
372
17.6
-11.2
Mon, Dec 12, 2011
7493.79
-0.27
611147
402
1481
32.0
1.4
Sun, Dec 12, 2010
7486.75
-0.03
556319
378
490
44.6
10.4
Sat, Dec 12, 2009
7491.24
-0.11
591026
452
883
33.8
17.6
Fri, Dec 12, 2008
7490.93
-0.09
588599
408
760
35.6
15.8
Averages of List
7485.38
-0.11
551764.90
403.80
850.30
32.36
6.70


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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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