Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 270 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 74% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7497.45 on Jun 25, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 9, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 22.55 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 77.22% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 842,811 acre feet

This is 124.1% of the June 25th average of 679,147 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 481,862 acre feet

This is 53.42% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 358,126 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 360,949 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 229.15% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 144.35% of the Jun 26th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 20.53 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 60.27 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 23.70 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
7497.45
1.20
640527
5651
739
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jun 24, 2019
7496.25
1.35
630829
6310
826
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jun 23, 2019
7494.90
1.76
619995
7179
96
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jun 22, 2019
7493.14
1.89
605991
8195
667
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jun 21, 2019
7491.25
2.16
591104
8566
65
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
7489.09
1.94
574285
8425
884
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jun 19, 2019
7487.15
1.94
559371
8412
964
68.0
42.0
Tue, Jun 18, 2019
7485.21
1.92
544641
8804
1524
68.0
41.0
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
7483.29
2.24
530244
9679
1305
73.0
39.0
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
7481.05
2.17
513677
9441
1448
70.0
36.0
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
7478.88
2.25
497864
10035
1883
77.0
39.0
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
7476.63
1.80
481734
9990
3564
77.0
44.0
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
7474.83
1.08
469027
9299
5478
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jun 12, 2019
7473.75
0.68
461487
8428
6032
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7485.92
1.74
551484.00
8458.14
1819.64
72.17
40.17

Averages for June 27th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7501.08
0.33
676094.44
3431.80
2012.26
78.80
41.25
All-Time
7501.08
0.33
676094.44
3431.80
2012.26
78.80
41.25

Last 10 June 27th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jun 26, 2018
7476.56
-0.36
481237
588
1859
79.0
39.0
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
7513.58
0.58
777260
4276
1661
80.0
43.0
Sun, Jun 26, 2016
7514.02
0.31
781168
2689
1275
82.0
42.0
Fri, Jun 26, 2015
7518.53
-0.10
821821
4729
5164
84.0
44.0
Thu, Jun 26, 2014
7499.67
-0.13
658635
3691
4206
80.0
39.0
Wed, Jun 26, 2013
7471.45
-0.20
445639
925
1594
84.0
41.0
Tue, Jun 26, 2012
7478.02
-0.32
491667
597
1737
84.2
44.6
Sun, Jun 26, 2011
7504.36
1.22
697621
5985
799
82.4
35.6
Sat, Jun 26, 2010
7508.85
0.01
735893
1564
1496
75.2
41.0
Fri, Jun 26, 2009
7519.15
0.14
827494
4215
3543
75.2
44.6
Averages of List
7500.42
0.12
671843.50
2925.90
2333.40
80.60
41.38


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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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