Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 189 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 52% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7483.60 on Apr 2, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Apr 1, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 36.4 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 64.2% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 188,563 acre feet

This is 99.71% of the April 2nd average of 189,108 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 391,539 acre feet

This is 45.35% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 203,250 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 202,976 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 140.67% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 67.42% of the Apr 6th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 45.70 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 24.98 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -0.96 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Apr 02, 2020
7483.60
-0.14
532557
499
1016
60.0
20.0
Wed, Apr 01, 2020
7483.74
-0.11
533602
668
1074
57.0
18.0
Tue, Mar 31, 2020
7483.85
-0.16
534425
519
1113
47.0
18.0
Mon, Mar 30, 2020
7484.01
-0.06
535622
759
976
47.0
11.0
Sun, Mar 29, 2020
7484.07
-0.15
536071
419
976
38.0
12.0
Sat, Mar 28, 2020
7484.22
-0.10
537195
623
992
42.0
17.0
Fri, Mar 27, 2020
7484.32
-0.12
537945
588
1033
57.0
17.0
Thu, Mar 26, 2020
7484.44
-0.18
538846
655
1328
50.0
26.0
Wed, Mar 25, 2020
7484.62
-0.04
540198
693
836
52.0
25.0
Tue, Mar 24, 2020
7484.66
0.05
540498
636
438
50.0
23.0
Mon, Mar 23, 2020
7484.61
0.01
540123
568
521
45.0
21.0
Sun, Mar 22, 2020
7484.60
0.05
540047
653
456
38.0
20.0
Sat, Mar 21, 2020
7484.55
-0.01
539672
575
605
55.0
22.0
Fri, Mar 20, 2020
7484.56
-0.02
539747
604
672
38.0
20.0
Averages of List
7484.28
-0.07
537610.57
604.21
859.71
48.29
19.29

Averages for April 6th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7467.34
-0.09
426241.22
941.39
1203.33
51.20
24.71
All-Time
7467.34
-0.09
426241.22
941.39
1203.33
51.20
24.71

Last 10 April 6th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Apr 06, 2019
7438.41
0.33
251700
1048
546
55.0
23.0
Fri, Apr 06, 2018
7482.36
-0.25
523336
725
1649
51.0
34.0
Thu, Apr 06, 2017
7490.06
0.18
581812
1462
745
57.0
21.0
Wed, Apr 06, 2016
7486.98
-0.10
558073
680
1054
57.0
17.0
Mon, Apr 06, 2015
7489.69
0.13
578936
954
435
60.0
24.0
Sun, Apr 06, 2014
7466.28
0.02
411093
815
740
44.0
21.0
Sat, Apr 06, 2013
7454.55
0.02
338534
702
636
55.4
26.6
Fri, Apr 06, 2012
7484.97
0.01
542831
843
794
57.2
30.2
Wed, Apr 06, 2011
7477.72
-0.15
489514
1160
1693
51.8
32.0
Tue, Apr 06, 2010
7484.63
-0.03
540273
781
884
42.8
19.4
Averages of List
7475.57
0.02
481610.20
917.00
917.60
53.12
24.82


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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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