Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 355 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 97% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7511.12 on Sep 19, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Sep 20, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 8.88 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 91.09% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 1,308,158 acre feet

This is 139.61% of the September 19th average of 937,030 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 828,415 acre feet

This is 91.84% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 473,199 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 479,743 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 293.47% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 98.89% of the Sep 20th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 63.61 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 84.12 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.54 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Sep 19, 2019
7511.12
-0.21
755600
692
1602
n/a
n/a
Wed, Sep 18, 2019
7511.33
-0.20
757436
734
1601
n/a
n/a
Tue, Sep 17, 2019
7511.53
-0.09
759188
1220
1600
n/a
n/a
Mon, Sep 16, 2019
7511.62
-0.20
759976
731
1599
n/a
n/a
Sun, Sep 15, 2019
7511.82
-0.21
761731
687
1599
n/a
n/a
Sat, Sep 14, 2019
7512.03
-0.20
763575
729
1598
n/a
n/a
Fri, Sep 13, 2019
7512.23
-0.23
765334
607
1611
n/a
n/a
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
7512.46
-0.20
767359
728
1600
n/a
n/a
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
7512.66
-0.24
769122
549
1600
n/a
n/a
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
7512.90
-0.19
771241
771
1600
n/a
n/a
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
7513.09
-0.23
772920
528
1537
n/a
n/a
Sun, Sep 08, 2019
7513.32
-0.16
774956
803
1500
n/a
n/a
Sat, Sep 07, 2019
7513.48
-0.18
776373
713
1500
n/a
n/a
Fri, Sep 06, 2019
7513.66
-0.11
777970
1025
1500
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7512.38
-0.19
766627.21
751.21
1574.79
n/a
n/a

Averages for September 20th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7494.82
-0.16
629105.78
778.38
1403.54
69.41
34.24
All-Time
7494.82
-0.16
629105.78
778.38
1403.54
69.41
34.24

Last 10 September 20th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
7447.27
-0.24
297524
252
900
68.0
35.0
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
7511.07
-0.29
755163
626
1888
73.0
39.0
Tue, Sep 20, 2016
7502.65
-0.24
683290
796
1791
55.0
37.0
Sun, Sep 20, 2015
7509.49
-0.13
741424
741
1293
73.0
28.0
Sat, Sep 20, 2014
7493.29
-0.14
607179
689
1234
78.0
37.0
Fri, Sep 20, 2013
7454.82
0.02
340114
1059
989
71.0
32.0
Thu, Sep 20, 2012
7457.47
-0.30
355846
293
1192
71.6
30.2
Tue, Sep 20, 2011
7507.02
-0.17
720183
801
1518
71.6
30.2
Mon, Sep 20, 2010
7495.50
0.05
624801
462
245
75.2
35.6
Sun, Sep 20, 2009
7502.36
-0.37
680872
726
2266
57.2
32.0
Averages of List
7488.09
-0.18
580639.60
644.50
1331.60
69.36
33.60


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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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