Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 259 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 71% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7476.63 on Jun 14, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jun 26, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 43.37 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 58.08% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 662,913 acre feet

This is 112.28% of the June 14th average of 590,401 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 461,231 acre feet

This is 51.13% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 199,333 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 201,682 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 189.25% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 185.65% of the Jun 16th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -2.72 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 5.76 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
7476.63
1.80
481734
9990
3564
n/a
n/a
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
Tue, Jun 11, 2019
7473.07
0.66
456772
8363
6049
74.0
31.0
Mon, Jun 10, 2019
7472.41
0.72
452219
8554
6046
69.0
33.0
Sun, Jun 09, 2019
7471.69
0.82
447280
8836
5998
74.0
41.0
Sat, Jun 08, 2019
7470.87
0.63
441688
8188
6016
76.0
39.0
Fri, Jun 07, 2019
7470.24
0.43
437417
7511
6029
77.0
38.0
Thu, Jun 06, 2019
7469.81
0.08
434514
6323
6034
72.0
37.0
Wed, Jun 05, 2019
7469.73
-0.09
433975
5744
6033
74.0
35.0
Tue, Jun 04, 2019
7469.82
-0.17
434581
5447
6008
70.0
36.0
Mon, Jun 03, 2019
7469.99
-0.31
435728
4932
5970
76.0
41.0
Sun, Jun 02, 2019
7470.30
-0.57
437822
4011
5943
77.0
38.0
Sat, Jun 01, 2019
7470.87
-0.81
441688
3187
5954
70.0
35.0
Averages of List
7471.72
0.35
447566.57
7058.07
5796.71
73.55
36.73

Averages for June 16th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7496.45
0.65
637908.72
4240.36
1564.66
76.05
42.23
All-Time
7496.45
0.65
637908.72
4240.36
1564.66
76.05
42.23

Last 10 June 16th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Jun 16, 2018
7479.00
-0.18
498732
952
1589
81.0
52.0
Fri, Jun 16, 2017
7502.98
1.10
686045
6013
1368
81.0
37.0
Thu, Jun 16, 2016
7507.97
0.81
728319
4234
710
77.0
35.0
Tue, Jun 16, 2015
7517.67
0.88
813985
7115
3067
73.0
46.0
Mon, Jun 16, 2014
7503.45
-0.29
689978
4915
6118
71.0
33.0
Sun, Jun 16, 2013
7471.81
0.29
448101
1957
938
71.0
41.0
Sat, Jun 16, 2012
7480.92
-0.26
512723
745
1686
78.8
44.6
Thu, Jun 16, 2011
7493.30
1.21
607259
7242
2401
77.0
46.4
Wed, Jun 16, 2010
7507.74
0.27
726346
2197
1006
75.2
46.4
Tue, Jun 16, 2009
7517.73
0.00
814531
3278
3253
71.6
39.2
Averages of List
7498.26
0.38
652601.90
3864.80
2213.60
75.66
42.06


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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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Water data sourced from Blue Mesa Source Data
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