Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa

Water Summary
Today is day 236 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 65% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7474.51 on May 23, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jul 2, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 45.49 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 56.27% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 421,133 acre feet

This is 106.54% of the May 23rd average of 395,275 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 235,168 acre feet

This is 26.07% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 184,386 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 185,965 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 146.31% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at NAN% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -5.34 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 12.12 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, May 23, 2019
7474.51
0.38
466787
3146
1791
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 22, 2019
7474.13
0.66
464133
3562
1232
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 21, 2019
7473.47
0.73
459543
4020
1459
n/a
n/a
Mon, May 20, 2019
7472.74
0.74
454493
4192
1610
n/a
n/a
Sun, May 19, 2019
7472.00
1.11
449403
4562
726
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 18, 2019
7470.89
1.30
441824
5344
897
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 17, 2019
7469.59
1.59
433032
5783
414
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 16, 2019
7468.00
1.33
422413
5216
781
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 15, 2019
7466.67
1.19
413645
4644
719
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 14, 2019
7465.48
1.05
405888
4051
622
n/a
n/a
Mon, May 13, 2019
7464.43
0.79
399113
3390
828
n/a
n/a
Sun, May 12, 2019
7463.64
0.74
394058
2899
516
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 11, 2019
7462.90
0.51
389357
2885
1248
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 10, 2019
7462.39
0.70
386136
3120
890
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7468.63
0.92
427130.36
4058.14
980.93
n/a
n/a

Averages for May 24th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7479.51
0.65
508983.28
3989.36
1661.38
66.89
32.86
All-Time
7479.51
0.65
508983.28
3989.36
1661.38
66.89
32.86

Last 10 May 24th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, May 24, 2018
7479.89
0.04
505193
1512
1348
75.0
30.0
Wed, May 24, 2017
7501.14
-2.12
670746
3124
11998
72.0
30.0
Tue, May 24, 2016
7487.50
-0.08
562048
3734
4025
68.0
28.0
Sun, May 24, 2015
7495.81
0.29
627289
2154
962
53.0
37.0
Sat, May 24, 2014
7495.16
1.10
622076
5176
729
60.0
37.0
Fri, May 24, 2013
7460.18
0.41
372355
2265
978
73.0
33.0
Thu, May 24, 2012
7483.05
0.05
528457
1404
1199
62.6
37.4
Tue, May 24, 2011
7475.27
-0.12
472117
2673
3082
62.6
35.6
Mon, May 24, 2010
7487.39
0.37
561206
3085
1641
66.2
21.2
Sun, May 24, 2009
7507.83
1.22
727118
6330
1049
59.0
41.0
Averages of List
7487.32
0.12
564860.50
3145.70
2701.10
65.14
33.02


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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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