Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



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Water Summary
Today is day 70 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 19% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7437.97 on Dec 6, 2018
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 5, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 82.03 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 30.08% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 48,729 acre feet

This is 63.83% of the December 6th average of 76,341 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 81,066 acre feet

This is 8.99% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 32,861 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 32,337 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 64.66% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at 0% of the May 6th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -60.56 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -0.20 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Dec 06, 2018
7437.97
0.01
249540
464
437
n/a
n/a
Wed, Dec 05, 2018
7437.96
-0.02
249491
269
316
n/a
n/a
Tue, Dec 04, 2018
7437.98
0.00
249589
267
265
n/a
n/a
Mon, Dec 03, 2018
7437.98
-0.09
249589
379
600
n/a
n/a
Sun, Dec 02, 2018
7438.07
-0.01
250030
254
277
n/a
n/a
Sat, Dec 01, 2018
7438.08
0.00
250079
474
471
n/a
n/a
Fri, Nov 30, 2018
7438.08
0.11
250079
421
147
n/a
n/a
Thu, Nov 29, 2018
7437.97
-0.04
249540
498
595
n/a
n/a
Wed, Nov 28, 2018
7438.01
-0.05
249736
383
504
n/a
n/a
Tue, Nov 27, 2018
7438.06
-0.03
249981
281
353
n/a
n/a
Mon, Nov 26, 2018
7438.09
-0.06
250128
322
468
n/a
n/a
Sun, Nov 25, 2018
7438.15
-0.03
250422
367
440
n/a
n/a
Sat, Nov 24, 2018
7438.18
0.01
250570
381
354
n/a
n/a
Fri, Nov 23, 2018
7438.17
0.07
250520
461
286
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7438.05
-0.01
249949.57
372.93
393.79
n/a
n/a

Averages for December 9th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7486.99
-0.15
564270.88
450.53
1050.41
28.53
1.31
All-Time
7486.99
-0.15
564270.88
450.53
1050.41
28.53
1.31

Last 10 December 9th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
7497.57
-0.36
641500
248
1719
42.0
3.0
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
7492.13
-0.01
598016
466
502
30.0
12.0
Wed, Dec 09, 2015
7499.18
-0.13
654619
655
1189
41.0
12.0
Tue, Dec 09, 2014
7491.53
-0.06
593300
455
690
37.0
6.0
Mon, Dec 09, 2013
7459.89
0.02
370568
307
242
10.0
-20.0
Sun, Dec 09, 2012
7452.50
0.03
326676
383
295
26.6
n/a
Fri, Dec 09, 2011
7494.59
-0.26
617519
447
1491
32.0
-2.2
Thu, Dec 09, 2010
7486.66
0.00
555633
507
504
44.6
26.6
Wed, Dec 09, 2009
7491.64
-0.11
594163
399
832
14.0
-14.8
Tue, Dec 09, 2008
7491.15
-0.06
590321
489
723
23.0
-4.0
Averages of List
7485.68
-0.09
554231.50
435.60
818.70
30.02
2.07


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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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Water data sourced from Blue Mesa Source Data
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