Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 52 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 14% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7498.90 on Nov 20, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Nov 19, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 21.1 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 78.64% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 54,540 acre feet

This is 87.33% of the November 20th average of 62,455 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 138,593 acre feet

This is 16.05% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 83,477 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 84,053 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 147.32% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 97.46% of the Nov 21st avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 60.74 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 9.68 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.30 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Nov 20, 2019
7498.90
-0.14
652330
629
1201
n/a
n/a
Tue, Nov 19, 2019
7499.04
-0.08
653474
651
977
n/a
n/a
Mon, Nov 18, 2019
7499.12
-0.21
654128
335
1198
n/a
n/a
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
Averages of List
7500.01
-0.14
661474.71
529.64
1314.14
n/a
n/a

Averages for November 21st

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7488.00
-0.11
574414.57
489.69
926.92
43.29
14.34
All-Time
7488.00
-0.11
574414.57
489.69
926.92
43.29
14.34

Last 10 November 21st's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Nov 21, 2018
7438.06
-0.10
249981
334
578
44.0
3.0
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
7499.99
-0.02
661263
623
702
50.0
25.0
Mon, Nov 21, 2016
7492.83
0.03
603539
718
594
48.0
33.0
Sat, Nov 21, 2015
7500.86
-0.15
668431
467
1089
35.0
6.0
Fri, Nov 21, 2014
7491.61
-0.01
593928
629
665
35.0
8.0
Thu, Nov 21, 2013
7458.54
0.13
362313
679
278
39.0
30.0
Wed, Nov 21, 2012
7452.31
0.04
325590
338
220
51.8
10.4
Mon, Nov 21, 2011
7497.63
-0.02
641987
567
645
n/a
n/a
Sun, Nov 21, 2010
7486.71
0.07
556014
448
176
35.6
10.4
Sat, Nov 21, 2009
7492.92
0.09
604250
362
0
44.6
8.6
Averages of List
7481.15
0.01
526729.60
516.50
494.70
42.56
14.93


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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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