Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 292 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 80% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7518.29 on Jul 18, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Aug 18, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 1.71 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 98.81% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 1,098,976 acre feet

This is 138.23% of the July 18th average of 795,061 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 557,786 acre feet

This is 61.84% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 537,229 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 541,190 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 280.39% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 197.01% of the Jul 19th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 49.40 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 81.11 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 6.90 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
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
Fri, Jul 05, 2019
7511.39
1.13
757962
6133
1138
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7515.65
0.57
795840.50
4640.43
2039.00
79.88
41.75

Averages for July 19th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7503.12
-0.04
694647.84
1714.58
1825.56
81.66
50.57
All-Time
7503.12
-0.04
694647.84
1714.58
1825.56
81.66
50.57

Last 10 July 19th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
7468.54
-0.35
426003
533
1693
82.0
48.0
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
7517.62
0.23
813531
2658
1580
82.0
54.0
Tue, Jul 19, 2016
7514.46
-0.17
785087
1227
1967
77.0
51.0
Sun, Jul 19, 2015
7517.60
-0.24
813349
1893
2968
69.0
53.0
Sat, Jul 19, 2014
7501.17
-0.07
670994
1653
1922
80.0
51.0
Fri, Jul 19, 2013
7465.52
-0.15
406147
969
1442
80.0
48.0
Thu, Jul 19, 2012
7472.21
-0.22
450844
589
1332
87.8
n/a
Tue, Jul 19, 2011
7519.21
0.00
828044
3240
3215
80.6
51.8
Mon, Jul 19, 2010
7506.08
-0.20
712173
809
1643
86.0
55.4
Sun, Jul 19, 2009
7516.52
-0.17
803569
1227
1976
84.2
48.2
Averages of List
7499.89
-0.13
670974.10
1479.80
1973.80
80.86
51.16


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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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