Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 180 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 49% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7484.44 on Mar 26, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Mar 22, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 35.56 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 64.96% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 180,481 acre feet

This is 101.69% of the March 26th average of 177,484 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 377,297 acre feet

This is 43.7% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 196,961 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 196,816 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 143.17% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 78.44% of the Mar 28th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 46.83 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 0.34 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 0.16 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Mar 26, 2020
7484.44
-0.18
538846
655
1328
n/a
n/a
Wed, Mar 25, 2020
7484.62
-0.04
540198
693
836
n/a
n/a
Tue, Mar 24, 2020
7484.66
0.05
540498
636
438
n/a
n/a
Mon, Mar 23, 2020
7484.61
0.01
540123
568
521
n/a
n/a
Sun, Mar 22, 2020
7484.60
0.05
540047
653
456
38.0
20.0
Sat, Mar 21, 2020
7484.55
-0.01
539672
575
605
55.0
22.0
Fri, Mar 20, 2020
7484.56
-0.02
539747
604
672
38.0
20.0
Thu, Mar 19, 2020
7484.58
0.05
539897
797
600
55.0
23.0
Wed, Mar 18, 2020
7484.53
0.05
539521
787
591
58.0
23.0
Tue, Mar 17, 2020
7484.48
0.05
539146
708
511
56.0
19.0
Mon, Mar 16, 2020
7484.43
0.05
538771
722
525
54.0
18.0
Sun, Mar 15, 2020
7484.38
0.06
538395
752
518
50.0
20.0
Sat, Mar 14, 2020
7484.32
0.04
537945
675
517
53.0
24.0
Fri, Mar 13, 2020
7484.28
0.02
537645
749
666
53.0
29.0
Averages of List
7484.50
0.01
539317.93
683.86
627.43
51.00
21.80

Averages for March 28th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7468.32
-0.08
432139.92
846.53
1091.67
48.91
21.34
All-Time
7468.32
-0.08
432139.92
846.53
1091.67
48.91
21.34

Last 10 March 28th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Mar 28, 2019
7437.78
0.08
248611
613
410
44.0
19.0
Wed, Mar 28, 2018
7484.24
-0.29
537345
428
1516
44.0
17.0
Tue, Mar 28, 2017
7487.91
0.28
565192
1811
719
45.0
33.0
Mon, Mar 28, 2016
7487.75
0.01
563964
610
562
55.0
19.0
Sat, Mar 28, 2015
7488.18
0.19
567267
1125
380
64.0
24.0
Fri, Mar 28, 2014
7465.19
0.19
404010
626
0
42.0
23.0
Thu, Mar 28, 2013
7453.80
0.08
334168
497
257
53.6
23.0
Wed, Mar 28, 2012
7484.11
0.08
536371
906
595
62.6
19.4
Mon, Mar 28, 2011
7479.24
-0.24
500470
712
1581
42.8
19.4
Sun, Mar 28, 2010
7485.02
0.05
543208
528
329
57.2
15.8
Averages of List
7475.32
0.04
480060.60
785.60
634.90
51.02
21.26


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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
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