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Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 58 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 16% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7464.42 on Nov 26, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Nov 25, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 55.58 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 48.11% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 45,539 acre feet

This is 66.99% of the November 26th average of 67,975 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 84,507 acre feet

This is 9.23% of last year's release of 915,943 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 39,586 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 38,968 AF
Inflows for WY 2021 are 75.46% of WY 2020          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 108.79% of the Nov 27th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -33.71 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 0.98 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 0.57 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Nov 26, 2020
7464.42
0.02
399049
354
286
n/a
n/a
Wed, Nov 25, 2020
7464.40
0.03
398920
481
382
27.0
3.0
Tue, Nov 24, 2020
7464.37
0.01
398728
392
356
34.0
18.0
Mon, Nov 23, 2020
7464.36
0.11
398663
627
268
50.0
29.0
Sun, Nov 22, 2020
7464.25
0.07
397958
494
265
50.0
17.0
Sat, Nov 21, 2020
7464.18
0.05
397509
527
363
51.0
26.0
Fri, Nov 20, 2020
7464.13
0.03
397189
471
371
50.0
18.0
Thu, Nov 19, 2020
7464.10
0.07
396997
582
353
57.0
25.0
Wed, Nov 18, 2020
7464.03
0.00
396549
357
353
58.0
19.0
Tue, Nov 17, 2020
7464.03
0.07
396549
640
411
49.0
16.0
Mon, Nov 16, 2020
7463.96
0.05
396101
394
230
50.0
13.0
Sun, Nov 15, 2020
7463.91
0.01
395782
326
290
38.0
8.0
Sat, Nov 14, 2020
7463.90
0.05
395718
544
380
34.0
11.0
Fri, Nov 13, 2020
7463.85
0.00
395398
402
398
39.0
11.0
Averages of List
7464.14
0.04
397222.14
470.79
336.14
45.15
16.46

Averages for November 27th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7487.70
-0.09
571604.88
497.86
835.74
34.78
8.80
All-Time
7487.70
-0.09
571604.88
497.86
835.74
34.78
8.80

Last 10 November 27th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Nov 27, 2019
7497.99
-0.14
644912
491
1061
24.0
0.0
Tue, Nov 27, 2018
7438.06
-0.03
249981
281
353
24.0
-8.0
Mon, Nov 27, 2017
7499.85
-0.02
660112
559
639
53.0
15.0
Sun, Nov 27, 2016
7492.68
-0.06
602353
414
610
35.0
23.0
Fri, Nov 27, 2015
7500.13
-0.11
662414
678
1131
44.0
17.0
Thu, Nov 27, 2014
7491.82
0.11
595577
554
115
37.0
12.0
Wed, Nov 27, 2013
7459.16
0.06
366091
430
242
28.0
8.0
Tue, Nov 27, 2012
7452.40
0.04
326104
287
169
46.4
3.2
Sun, Nov 27, 2011
7497.22
-0.09
638663
395
759
48.2
6.8
Sat, Nov 27, 2010
7486.56
-0.05
554872
352
541
30.2
6.8
Averages of List
7481.59
-0.03
530107.90
444.10
562.00
36.98
8.38


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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
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