Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa

Water Summary
Today is day 233 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 64% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7472.74 on May 20, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jul 7, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 47.26 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 54.79% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 399,854 acre feet

This is 107.55% of the May 20th average of 371,784 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 226,278 acre feet

This is 25.08% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 172,092 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 173,576 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 143.66% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at NAN% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -7.20 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 12.77 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, May 20, 2019
7472.74
0.74
454493
4192
1610
n/a
n/a
Sun, May 19, 2019
7472.00
1.11
449403
4562
726
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 18, 2019
7470.89
1.30
441824
5344
897
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 17, 2019
7469.59
1.59
433032
5783
414
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 16, 2019
7468.00
1.33
422413
5216
781
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 15, 2019
7466.67
1.19
413645
4644
719
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 14, 2019
7465.48
1.05
405888
4051
622
n/a
n/a
Mon, May 13, 2019
7464.43
0.79
399113
3390
828
n/a
n/a
Sun, May 12, 2019
7463.64
0.74
394058
2899
516
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 11, 2019
7462.90
0.51
389357
2885
1248
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 10, 2019
7462.39
0.70
386136
3120
890
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 09, 2019
7461.69
0.70
381740
3378
1162
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 08, 2019
7460.99
1.02
377372
3524
329
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 07, 2019
7459.97
0.87
371060
3405
702
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7465.81
0.97
408538.14
4028.07
817.43
n/a
n/a

Averages for May 21st

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7477.49
0.68
494784.48
3884.70
1493.14
68.08
33.61
All-Time
7477.49
0.68
494784.48
3884.70
1493.14
68.08
33.61

Last 10 May 21st's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, May 21, 2018
7480.00
0.06
505995
1593
1356
70.0
32.0
Sun, May 21, 2017
7506.20
-0.85
713193
3338
6972
61.0
28.0
Sat, May 21, 2016
7487.86
-0.37
564808
2905
4321
71.0
35.0
Thu, May 21, 2015
7495.00
0.31
620795
2179
912
60.0
33.0
Wed, May 21, 2014
7491.73
1.05
594870
4533
369
69.0
33.0
Tue, May 21, 2013
7459.34
0.20
367192
1731
1101
62.0
30.0
Mon, May 21, 2012
7482.96
0.00
527788
1289
1272
77.0
33.8
Sat, May 21, 2011
7475.73
-0.12
475359
2548
2960
64.4
30.2
Fri, May 21, 2010
7486.69
-0.27
555862
1967
2987
73.4
30.2
Thu, May 21, 2009
7504.26
1.23
696780
6194
973
60.8
44.6
Averages of List
7486.98
0.12
562264.20
2827.70
2322.30
66.86
32.98


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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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