Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 289 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 79% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7517.08 on Jul 14, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Aug 28, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 2.92 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 97.48% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 1,067,891 acre feet

This is 136.81% of the July 14th average of 780,544 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 537,901 acre feet

This is 59.63% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 526,232 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 529,990 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 275.58% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 194.43% of the Jul 15th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 46.91 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 79.90 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 11.27 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Jul 14, 2019
7517.08
0.33
808633
4041
2510
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jul 13, 2019
7516.75
0.35
805647
4131
2511
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
7516.40
0.41
802486
4401
2513
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jul 11, 2019
7515.99
0.50
798792
4586
2295
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jul 10, 2019
7515.49
0.67
794300
4559
1508
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jul 09, 2019
7514.82
0.81
788300
5181
1514
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jul 08, 2019
7514.01
0.79
781079
5313
1754
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jul 07, 2019
7513.22
0.77
774070
5183
1730
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jul 06, 2019
7512.45
1.06
767271
5766
1048
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jul 05, 2019
7511.39
1.13
757962
6133
1138
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jul 04, 2019
7510.26
1.40
748104
6678
541
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jul 03, 2019
7508.86
1.43
735980
7332
1110
77.0
40.0
Tue, Jul 02, 2019
7507.43
1.62
723689
7887
901
79.0
41.0
Mon, Jul 01, 2019
7505.81
1.67
709880
8147
1009
82.0
46.0
Averages of List
7512.85
0.92
771156.64
5667.00
1577.29
79.33
42.33

Averages for July 16th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7503.26
-0.03
695654.58
1839.74
1898.32
81.16
46.29
All-Time
7503.26
-0.03
695654.58
1839.74
1898.32
81.16
46.29

Last 10 July 16th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Jul 15, 2018
7469.86
-0.31
434851
502
1538
83.0
51.0
Sat, Jul 15, 2017
7517.17
0.18
809448
2438
1590
82.0
46.0
Fri, Jul 15, 2016
7515.18
-0.17
791521
1204
1946
82.0
39.0
Wed, Jul 15, 2015
7518.46
-0.11
821181
2270
2750
71.0
44.0
Tue, Jul 15, 2014
7501.07
-0.06
670167
1978
2204
78.0
51.0
Mon, Jul 15, 2013
7466.38
-0.23
411747
874
1614
75.0
51.0
Sun, Jul 15, 2012
7473.07
-0.21
456772
810
1522
73.4
48.2
Fri, Jul 15, 2011
7519.19
0.11
827860
3705
3170
80.6
44.6
Thu, Jul 15, 2010
7506.82
-0.18
718475
835
1586
87.8
42.8
Wed, Jul 15, 2009
7517.10
-0.09
808814
1566
1951
82.4
39.2
Averages of List
7500.43
-0.11
675083.60
1618.20
1987.10
79.52
45.68


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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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