Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 175 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 48% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7437.49 on Mar 23, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Mar 22, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 82.51 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 29.8% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 121,664 acre feet

This is 71.06% of the March 23rd average of 171,222 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 156,482 acre feet

This is 17.35% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 35,205 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 34,818 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 73.93% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at NAN% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -47.61 feet from one year ago

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

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
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
Sat, Mar 09, 2019
7437.21
-0.17
245835
364
776
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7437.42
0.03
246837.00
397.69
366.46
n/a
n/a

Averages for March 24th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7469.29
-0.09
437923.84
779.10
1053.30
-19.14
19.79
All-Time
7469.29
-0.09
437923.84
779.10
1053.30
-19.14
19.79

Last 10 March 24th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Mar 24, 2018
7485.01
-0.09
543133
686
1020
54.0
19.0
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
7486.71
0.27
556014
2082
1037
48.0
32.0
Thu, Mar 24, 2016
7487.59
0.14
562737
699
150
44.0
21.0
Tue, Mar 24, 2015
7487.39
0.20
561206
1271
492
50.0
26.0
Mon, Mar 24, 2014
7464.35
0.16
398599
524
0
48.0
12.0
Sun, Mar 24, 2013
7453.63
0.03
333183
314
219
8.6
1.4
Sat, Mar 24, 2012
7483.71
0.08
533378
856
546
66.2
19.4
Thu, Mar 24, 2011
7480.20
-0.22
507454
738
1540
39.2
26.6
Wed, Mar 24, 2010
7484.93
-0.03
542530
513
619
44.6
15.8
Tue, Mar 24, 2009
7485.51
-0.01
546907
809
838
-999.9
n/a
Averages of List
7479.90
0.05
508514.10
849.20
646.10
-59.73
19.24


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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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