Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 73 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 20% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7496.02 on Dec 11, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 15, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 23.98 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 75.83% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 75,555 acre feet

This is 93.79% of the December 11th average of 80,556 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 182,976 acre feet

This is 21.19% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 106,829 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 107,421 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 146.82% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 115.18% of the Dec 12th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 58.32 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 12.56 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.85 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Dec 11, 2019
7496.02
-0.29
628978
414
1588
n/a
n/a
Tue, Dec 10, 2019
7496.31
-0.27
631313
479
1574
n/a
n/a
Mon, Dec 09, 2019
7496.58
-0.19
633490
505
1275
n/a
n/a
Sun, Dec 08, 2019
7496.77
-0.03
635024
768
887
n/a
n/a
Sat, Dec 07, 2019
7496.80
-0.12
635266
433
919
n/a
n/a
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
7496.92
-0.11
636236
563
1008
n/a
n/a
Thu, Dec 05, 2019
7497.03
-0.09
637126
637
1000
n/a
n/a
Wed, Dec 04, 2019
7497.12
-0.18
637854
479
1210
n/a
n/a
Tue, Dec 03, 2019
7497.30
-0.09
639311
524
889
n/a
n/a
Mon, Dec 02, 2019
7497.39
-0.13
640041
457
985
n/a
n/a
Sun, Dec 01, 2019
7497.52
-0.11
641095
364
892
n/a
n/a
Sat, Nov 30, 2019
7497.63
-0.14
641987
442
1012
44.0
18.0
Fri, Nov 29, 2019
7497.77
-0.10
643124
583
989
47.0
23.0
Thu, Nov 28, 2019
7497.87
-0.12
643936
557
1045
32.0
7.0
Averages of List
7497.07
-0.14
637484.36
514.64
1090.93
41.00
16.00

Averages for December 12th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7485.57
-0.14
554495.48
433.20
998.78
30.29
3.65
All-Time
7485.57
-0.14
554495.48
433.20
998.78
30.29
3.65

Last 10 December 12th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Dec 12, 2018
7437.69
-0.01
248171
215
238
28.0
-7.0
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
7496.65
-0.29
634055
492
1670
45.0
3.0
Mon, Dec 12, 2016
7492.10
-0.02
597780
434
510
37.0
17.0
Sat, Dec 12, 2015
7498.68
-0.17
650533
434
1130
35.0
23.0
Fri, Dec 12, 2014
7491.20
-0.15
590713
478
1067
35.0
8.0
Thu, Dec 12, 2013
7460.03
0.07
371430
359
140
8.0
-18.0
Wed, Dec 12, 2012
7452.39
-0.06
326047
201
372
17.6
-11.2
Mon, Dec 12, 2011
7493.79
-0.27
611147
402
1481
32.0
1.4
Sun, Dec 12, 2010
7486.75
-0.03
556319
378
490
44.6
10.4
Sat, Dec 12, 2009
7491.24
-0.11
591026
452
883
33.8
17.6
Averages of List
7480.05
-0.10
517722.10
384.50
798.10
31.60
4.42


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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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