Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 295 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 81% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7518.47 on Jul 19, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Aug 12, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 1.53 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 99.01% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 1,105,633 acre feet

This is 138.46% of the July 19th average of 798,545 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 562,749 acre feet

This is 62.39% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 538,872 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 542,884 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 281.33% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 173.13% of the Jul 22nd avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 49.93 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 81.29 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 6.02 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
7518.47
0.18
821273
3356
2502
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
7518.29
0.25
819630
3678
2504
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
7518.04
0.31
817351
3953
2506
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
7517.73
0.31
814531
3952
2506
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jul 15, 2019
7517.42
0.34
811715
4089
2509
82.0
45.0
Sun, Jul 14, 2019
7517.08
0.33
808633
4041
2510
80.0
46.0
Sat, Jul 13, 2019
7516.75
0.35
805647
4131
2511
85.0
42.0
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
7516.40
0.41
802486
4401
2513
84.0
40.0
Thu, Jul 11, 2019
7515.99
0.50
798792
4586
2295
81.0
40.0
Wed, Jul 10, 2019
7515.49
0.67
794300
4559
1508
76.0
36.0
Tue, Jul 09, 2019
7514.82
0.81
788300
5181
1514
74.0
37.0
Mon, Jul 08, 2019
7514.01
0.79
781079
5313
1754
77.0
48.0
Sun, Jul 07, 2019
7513.22
0.77
774070
5183
1730
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jul 06, 2019
7512.45
1.06
767271
5766
1048
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7516.15
0.51
800362.71
4442.07
2136.43
79.88
41.75

Averages for July 22nd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7502.97
-0.06
693608.22
1609.68
1776.32
82.66
48.88
All-Time
7502.97
-0.06
693608.22
1609.68
1776.32
82.66
48.88

Last 10 July 22nd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Jul 22, 2018
7467.53
-0.35
419302
539
1689
86.0
54.0
Sat, Jul 22, 2017
7517.73
0.03
814531
1971
1808
75.0
55.0
Fri, Jul 22, 2016
7514.02
-0.16
781168
1337
2031
78.0
51.0
Wed, Jul 22, 2015
7517.06
-0.15
808451
1810
2470
78.0
44.0
Tue, Jul 22, 2014
7501.06
-0.11
670084
1429
1866
87.0
41.0
Mon, Jul 22, 2013
7464.95
-0.24
402460
782
1546
82.0
46.0
Sun, Jul 22, 2012
7471.47
-0.25
445776
583
1426
80.6
53.6
Fri, Jul 22, 2011
7518.94
-0.15
825570
2551
3219
84.2
44.6
Thu, Jul 22, 2010
7505.50
-0.19
707251
799
1588
78.8
53.6
Wed, Jul 22, 2009
7516.03
-0.18
799152
1267
2059
86.0
42.8
Averages of List
7499.43
-0.18
667374.50
1306.80
1970.20
81.56
48.56


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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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