Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 43 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 12% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7500.49 on Nov 11, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Nov 11, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 19.51 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 80.21% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 45,847 acre feet

This is 86.43% of the November 11th average of 53,045 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 115,586 acre feet

This is 13.39% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 70,429 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 69,739 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 150.9% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 118.89% of the Nov 12th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 62.49 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 8.09 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.44 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Nov 11, 2019
7500.49
-0.20
665378
543
1371
n/a
n/a
Sun, Nov 10, 2019
7500.69
-0.16
667028
669
1330
n/a
n/a
Sat, Nov 09, 2019
7500.85
-0.18
668349
624
1369
n/a
n/a
Fri, Nov 08, 2019
7501.03
-0.17
669836
657
1361
n/a
n/a
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
7501.20
-0.20
671242
539
1368
n/a
n/a
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
7501.40
-0.17
672898
662
1367
n/a
n/a
Tue, Nov 05, 2019
7501.57
-0.17
674307
662
1367
n/a
n/a
Mon, Nov 04, 2019
7501.74
-0.19
675717
576
1366
n/a
n/a
Sun, Nov 03, 2019
7501.93
-0.18
677295
616
1365
n/a
n/a
Sat, Nov 02, 2019
7502.11
-0.19
678792
574
1365
n/a
n/a
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
7502.30
-0.21
680373
488
1363
n/a
n/a
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
7502.51
-0.23
682122
403
1363
n/a
n/a
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
7502.74
-0.43
684040
568
1362
33.0
2.0
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
7502.93
0.19
685627
359
1364
30.0
19.0
Averages of List
7501.68
-0.18
675214.57
567.14
1362.93
31.50
10.50

Averages for November 12th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7488.70
-0.06
580306.84
571.33
830.14
44.61
18.35
All-Time
7488.70
-0.06
580306.84
571.33
830.14
44.61
18.35

Last 10 November 12th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Nov 12, 2018
7438.05
0.05
249932
392
266
41.0
1.0
Sun, Nov 12, 2017
7500.32
-0.03
663978
541
661
46.0
12.0
Sat, Nov 12, 2016
7493.17
0.15
606229
412
567
57.0
18.0
Thu, Nov 12, 2015
7501.48
0.03
673561
469
338
39.0
8.0
Wed, Nov 12, 2014
7491.36
0.07
591966
664
383
46.0
26.0
Tue, Nov 12, 2013
7457.35
0.01
355125
598
565
55.0
14.0
Mon, Nov 12, 2012
7452.03
-0.02
323992
211
266
30.2
-0.4
Sat, Nov 12, 2011
7497.68
-0.05
642393
333
533
42.8
35.6
Fri, Nov 12, 2010
7486.35
0.00
553274
483
479
37.4
10.4
Thu, Nov 12, 2009
7492.83
-0.01
603539
560
595
51.8
28.4
Averages of List
7481.06
0.02
526398.90
466.30
465.30
44.62
15.30


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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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