Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 149 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 41% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7484.47 on Feb 24, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Feb 23, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 35.53 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 64.99% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 144,682 acre feet

This is 101.51% of the February 24th average of 142,533 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 341,686 acre feet

This is 39.57% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 196,736 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 197,004 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 143.46% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 115.18% of the Feb 26th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 46.89 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 24.11 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -0.86 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Feb 24, 2020
7484.47
-0.08
539071
404
703
n/a
n/a
Sun, Feb 23, 2020
7484.55
-0.04
539672
446
592
n/a
n/a
Sat, Feb 22, 2020
7484.59
-0.04
539972
310
457
n/a
n/a
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
7484.63
-0.05
540273
454
639
n/a
n/a
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
7484.68
-0.05
540649
450
636
n/a
n/a
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
7484.73
-0.07
541025
437
698
n/a
n/a
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
7484.80
-0.07
541551
481
743
n/a
n/a
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
7484.87
-0.06
542078
528
751
n/a
n/a
Sun, Feb 16, 2020
7484.93
-0.08
542530
478
778
n/a
n/a
Sat, Feb 15, 2020
7485.01
-0.08
543133
413
714
n/a
n/a
Fri, Feb 14, 2020
7485.09
-0.08
543736
467
767
n/a
n/a
Thu, Feb 13, 2020
7485.17
-0.10
544339
385
762
n/a
n/a
Wed, Feb 12, 2020
7485.27
-0.06
545094
405
629
n/a
n/a
Tue, Feb 11, 2020
7485.33
0.02
545547
549
469
36.0
16.0
Averages of List
7484.87
-0.06
542047.86
443.36
667.00
36.00
16.00

Averages for February 26th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7472.86
-0.19
460845.14
421.86
1053.37
28.08
2.72
All-Time
7472.86
-0.19
460845.14
421.86
1053.37
28.08
2.72

Last 10 February 26th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Feb 26, 2019
7437.56
0.02
247537
362
310
14.0
-14.0
Mon, Feb 26, 2018
7485.62
-0.02
547739
451
522
37.0
-2.0
Sun, Feb 26, 2017
7488.69
-0.17
571195
524
1181
24.0
5.0
Fri, Feb 26, 2016
7487.44
-0.14
561589
495
1030
32.0
-2.0
Thu, Feb 26, 2015
7485.44
-0.01
546378
537
570
26.0
3.0
Wed, Feb 26, 2014
7464.18
0.04
397509
430
297
46.0
8.0
Tue, Feb 26, 2013
7452.92
0.00
329086
268
264
23.0
-7.6
Sun, Feb 26, 2012
7483.79
-0.03
533976
426
534
30.2
10.4
Sat, Feb 26, 2011
7483.75
-0.05
533677
441
625
30.2
10.4
Fri, Feb 26, 2010
7485.28
-0.06
545169
393
616
21.2
-5.8
Averages of List
7475.47
-0.04
481385.50
432.70
594.90
28.36
0.54


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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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