Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 284 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 78% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7490.22 on Jul 9, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 4, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 29.78 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 70.29% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 313,135 acre feet

This is 41.46% of the July 9th average of 755,272 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 673,069 acre feet

This is 77.96% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 152,749 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 359,934 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 50.71% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 35.66% of the Jul 10th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -24.60 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 28.28 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.14 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Jul 09, 2020
7490.22
-0.20
583058
875
1638
86.0
38.0
Wed, Jul 08, 2020
7490.42
-0.21
584616
850
1654
83.0
36.0
Tue, Jul 07, 2020
7490.63
-0.19
586255
928
1654
84.0
52.0
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
7490.82
-0.16
587739
1048
1657
86.0
44.0
Sun, Jul 05, 2020
7490.98
-0.15
588991
1085
1654
84.0
42.0
Sat, Jul 04, 2020
7491.13
-0.11
590164
1104
1516
79.0
48.0
Fri, Jul 03, 2020
7491.24
-0.16
591026
920
1530
80.0
41.0
Thu, Jul 02, 2020
7491.40
-0.12
592280
979
1431
80.0
37.0
Wed, Jul 01, 2020
7491.52
29.58
593221
1049
1502
79.0
31.0
Tue, Jun 30, 2020
7461.94
-29.84
383306
-105187
1657
69.0
46.0
Mon, Jun 29, 2020
7491.78
-0.17
595263
1219
1871
79.0
42.0
Sun, Jun 28, 2020
7491.95
-0.23
596600
1164
2054
79.0
44.0
Sat, Jun 27, 2020
7492.18
-0.18
598410
1361
2054
79.0
42.0
Fri, Jun 26, 2020
7492.36
-0.19
599828
1321
2054
83.0
43.0
Averages of List
7489.18
-0.17
576482.64
-6520.29
1709.00
80.71
41.86

Averages for July 10th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7503.57
0.06
697673.84
2269.35
1943.49
80.59
47.13
All-Time
7503.57
0.06
697673.84
2269.35
1943.49
80.59
47.13

Last 10 July 10th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Jul 10, 2019
7515.49
0.67
794300
4559
1508
76.0
36.0
Tue, Jul 10, 2018
7471.66
-0.33
447074
567
1687
87.0
48.0
Mon, Jul 10, 2017
7516.29
0.03
801494
2196
2034
82.0
53.0
Sun, Jul 10, 2016
7515.85
-0.06
797533
1418
1665
84.0
44.0
Fri, Jul 10, 2015
7518.96
0.05
825753
2720
2463
71.0
46.0
Thu, Jul 10, 2014
7500.57
0.12
666038
2093
1571
80.0
57.0
Wed, Jul 10, 2013
7467.80
-0.33
421088
622
1706
84.0
55.0
Tue, Jul 10, 2012
7474.26
-0.22
465040
701
1456
80.6
48.2
Sun, Jul 10, 2011
7517.33
0.67
810898
4813
1729
73.4
55.4
Sat, Jul 10, 2010
7507.68
-0.15
725831
1003
1627
82.4
42.8
Averages of List
7500.59
0.05
675504.90
2069.20
1744.60
80.04
48.54


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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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