Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 246 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 67% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7485.88 on May 31, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Feb 6, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 34.12 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 66.27% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 375,112 acre feet

This is 80.04% of the May 31st average of 468,663 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 559,282 acre feet

This is 64.78% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 186,100 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 184,170 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 79.07% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 97.23% of the Jun 2nd avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 14.20 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 5.63 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 2.31 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, May 31, 2020
7485.88
0.73
549707
3884
1082
75.0
48.0
Sat, May 30, 2020
7485.15
0.60
544188
3481
1186
76.0
43.0
Fri, May 29, 2020
7484.55
0.39
539672
2734
1240
81.0
45.0
Thu, May 28, 2020
7484.16
0.28
536745
2404
1329
79.0
38.0
Wed, May 27, 2020
7483.88
0.20
534649
2062
1290
74.0
38.0
Tue, May 26, 2020
7483.68
0.24
533154
1967
1046
72.0
26.0
Mon, May 25, 2020
7483.44
0.25
531363
2112
1154
64.0
27.0
Sun, May 24, 2020
7483.19
0.23
529499
2291
1411
60.0
34.0
Sat, May 23, 2020
7482.96
0.15
527788
2517
1937
67.0
33.0
Fri, May 22, 2020
7482.81
-0.05
526673
2663
2834
72.0
23.0
Thu, May 21, 2020
7482.86
-0.13
527045
3008
3479
65.0
21.0
Wed, May 20, 2020
7482.99
-0.31
528011
2733
3879
66.0
37.0
Tue, May 19, 2020
7483.30
-0.27
530319
2529
3527
77.0
33.0
Mon, May 18, 2020
7483.57
-0.13
532333
2245
2718
80.0
34.0
Averages of List
7483.74
0.16
533653.29
2616.43
2008.00
72.00
34.29

Averages for June 2nd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7485.47
0.72
552697.96
4375.53
1606.41
73.65
36.11
All-Time
7485.47
0.72
552697.96
4375.53
1606.41
73.65
36.11

Last 10 June 2nd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Jun 02, 2019
7470.30
-0.57
437822
4011
5943
77.0
38.0
Sat, Jun 02, 2018
7480.78
-0.06
511696
1239
1443
73.0
30.0
Fri, Jun 02, 2017
7491.59
-0.04
593771
5873
6011
66.0
42.0
Thu, Jun 02, 2016
7490.11
0.70
582201
4282
1520
75.0
37.0
Tue, Jun 02, 2015
7500.81
1.03
668018
4492
196
75.0
37.0
Mon, Jun 02, 2014
7503.61
0.97
691319
8937
4825
77.0
33.0
Sun, Jun 02, 2013
7464.98
0.31
402653
1903
880
75.0
30.0
Sat, Jun 02, 2012
7482.82
0.02
526748
1404
1311
75.2
37.4
Thu, Jun 02, 2011
7479.78
0.80
504393
5632
2686
73.4
32.0
Wed, Jun 02, 2010
7494.46
0.90
616481
4147
517
73.4
37.4
Averages of List
7485.92
0.41
553510.20
4192.00
2533.20
74.00
35.38


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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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