Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 50 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 14% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7499.33 on Nov 17, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 3, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 20.67 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 79.07% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 51,337 acre feet

This is 86.5% of the November 17th average of 59,348 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 131,897 acre feet

This is 15.28% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 79,960 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 80,560 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 148.73% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 93.91% of the Nov 19th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 61.11 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 9.25 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.41 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Nov 17, 2019
7499.33
-0.56
655847
509
1372
n/a
n/a
Sat, Nov 16, 2019
7499.54
0.21
657568
0
1375
n/a
n/a
Fri, Nov 15, 2019
7499.71
0.38
658963
633
1374
n/a
n/a
Thu, Nov 14, 2019
7499.89
-0.22
660441
466
1373
n/a
n/a
Wed, Nov 13, 2019
7500.11
-0.19
662249
567
1351
n/a
n/a
Tue, Nov 12, 2019
7500.30
-0.19
663813
593
1378
n/a
n/a
Mon, Nov 11, 2019
7500.49
-0.20
665378
543
1371
n/a
n/a
Sun, Nov 10, 2019
7500.69
-0.16
667028
669
1330
n/a
n/a
Sat, Nov 09, 2019
7500.85
-0.18
668349
624
1369
n/a
n/a
Fri, Nov 08, 2019
7501.03
-0.17
669836
657
1361
n/a
n/a
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
7501.20
-0.20
671242
539
1368
n/a
n/a
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
7501.40
-0.17
672898
662
1367
n/a
n/a
Tue, Nov 05, 2019
7501.57
-0.17
674307
662
1367
n/a
n/a
Mon, Nov 04, 2019
7501.74
-0.19
675717
576
1366
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7500.56
-0.14
665974.00
550.00
1365.86
n/a
n/a

Averages for November 19th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7488.20
-0.07
576045.61
551.20
843.02
42.60
11.24
All-Time
7488.20
-0.07
576045.61
551.20
843.02
42.60
11.24

Last 10 November 19th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
7438.40
0.09
251651
371
145
42.0
5.0
Sun, Nov 19, 2017
7500.10
0.01
662167
507
544
33.0
6.0
Sat, Nov 19, 2016
7492.84
0.04
603618
381
456
43.0
8.0
Thu, Nov 19, 2015
7501.14
-0.11
670746
551
1005
46.0
12.0
Wed, Nov 19, 2014
7491.63
-0.09
594085
323
676
28.0
0.0
Tue, Nov 19, 2013
7458.28
0.09
360736
513
235
33.0
8.0
Mon, Nov 19, 2012
7452.22
0.07
325076
356
151
50.0
19.4
Sat, Nov 19, 2011
7497.70
-0.03
642555
539
658
46.4
21.2
Fri, Nov 19, 2010
7486.57
0.04
554948
459
301
50.0
17.6
Thu, Nov 19, 2009
7492.86
-0.03
603776
400
516
44.6
5.0
Averages of List
7481.17
0.01
526935.80
440.00
468.70
41.60
10.22


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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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