Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 322 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 88% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7516.15 on Aug 17, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jul 11, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 3.85 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 96.47% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 1,244,974 acre feet

This is 141.6% of the August 17th average of 879,198 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 721,847 acre feet

This is 80.02% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 517,832 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 523,127 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 295.71% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 115.05% of the Aug 18th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 57.23 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is down 3.00 feet from the high for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.57 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Aug 17, 2019
7516.15
-0.17
800233
1559
2312
n/a
n/a
Fri, Aug 16, 2019
7516.32
-0.16
801765
1603
2311
n/a
n/a
Thu, Aug 15, 2019
7516.48
-0.18
803208
1510
2309
n/a
n/a
Wed, Aug 14, 2019
7516.66
-0.11
804833
1827
2309
n/a
n/a
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
7516.77
-0.09
805828
1918
2308
n/a
n/a
Mon, Aug 12, 2019
7516.86
-0.06
806641
2055
2308
n/a
n/a
Sun, Aug 11, 2019
7516.92
-0.06
807184
2055
2308
n/a
n/a
Sat, Aug 10, 2019
7516.98
-0.09
807727
1917
2307
n/a
n/a
Fri, Aug 09, 2019
7517.07
-0.07
808542
2009
2307
n/a
n/a
Thu, Aug 08, 2019
7517.14
-0.08
809176
2038
2382
n/a
n/a
Wed, Aug 07, 2019
7517.22
-0.06
809901
2404
2657
n/a
n/a
Tue, Aug 06, 2019
7517.28
-0.22
810445
2076
3061
81.0
44.0
Mon, Aug 05, 2019
7517.50
-0.22
812441
2327
3313
80.0
46.0
Sun, Aug 04, 2019
7517.72
-0.25
814440
2187
3312
83.0
50.0
Averages of List
7516.93
-0.13
807311.71
1963.21
2536.00
81.33
46.67

Averages for August 18th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7500.28
-0.15
672560.68
1048.22
1618.64
76.59
43.14
All-Time
7500.28
-0.15
672560.68
1048.22
1618.64
76.59
43.14

Last 10 August 18th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Aug 18, 2018
7458.55
-0.37
362374
478
1600
77.0
49.0
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
7518.14
-0.05
818262
1352
1562
79.0
37.0
Thu, Aug 18, 2016
7509.31
-0.20
739867
957
1810
68.0
42.0
Tue, Aug 18, 2015
7515.26
-0.18
792238
998
1792
77.0
41.0
Mon, Aug 18, 2014
7498.39
-0.14
648168
961
1519
80.0
42.0
Sun, Aug 18, 2013
7460.32
-0.19
373219
775
1354
78.0
44.0
Sat, Aug 18, 2012
7465.47
-0.25
405823
549
1353
82.4
44.6
Thu, Aug 18, 2011
7514.69
-0.22
787139
1047
2019
78.8
48.2
Wed, Aug 18, 2010
7502.65
-0.14
683290
911
1482
78.8
57.2
Tue, Aug 18, 2009
7509.97
-0.32
745585
730
2112
75.2
30.2
Averages of List
7495.28
-0.21
635596.50
875.80
1660.30
77.42
43.52


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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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