Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 196 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 54% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7464.14 on Apr 13, 2021
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Apr 11, 2021

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 55.86 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 47.38% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 186,760 acre feet

This is 89.28% of the April 13th average of 209,182 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 207,069 acre feet

This is 22.61% of last year's release of 915,943 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 45,608 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 20,309 AF
Inflows for WY 2021 are 88.5% of WY 2020          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 74.60% of the Apr 14th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -18.53 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 0.70 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -0.93 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Apr 13, 2021
7464.14
-0.20
393027
481
1115
51.0
33.0
Mon, Apr 12, 2021
7464.34
0.11
394304
1509
1113
59.0
20.0
Sun, Apr 11, 2021
7464.23
-0.06
393601
945
1129
61.0
17.0
Sat, Apr 10, 2021
7464.29
-0.06
393985
936
1120
58.0
16.0
Fri, Apr 09, 2021
7464.35
-0.05
394368
959
1111
52.0
24.0
Thu, Apr 08, 2021
7464.40
-0.07
394688
770
986
59.0
25.0
Wed, Apr 07, 2021
7464.47
-0.05
395135
942
1095
54.0
26.0
Tue, Apr 06, 2021
7464.52
-3.01
395455
960
1114
49.0
25.0
Mon, Apr 05, 2021
7467.53
2.88
415020
10642
1189
67.0
22.0
Sun, Apr 04, 2021
7464.65
-0.05
396288
980
1134
67.0
24.0
Sat, Apr 03, 2021
7464.70
-1.18
396609
-2711
1119
67.0
21.0
Fri, Apr 02, 2021
7465.88
0.00
404223
630
621
64.0
20.0
Thu, Apr 01, 2021
7465.88
0.81
404223
3745
1097
60.0
14.0
Wed, Mar 31, 2021
7465.07
-0.81
398986
-1570
1062
50.0
12.0
Averages of List
7464.89
-0.12
397850.86
1372.71
1071.79
58.43
21.36

Averages for April 14th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7467.33
-0.01
426618.75
1187.10
1194.12
55.52
23.93
All-Time
7467.33
-0.01
426618.75
1187.10
1194.12
55.52
23.93

Last 10 April 14th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Apr 14, 2020
7482.46
-0.21
524077
599
1372
37.0
8.0
Sun, Apr 14, 2019
7440.52
0.18
262208
1018
553
40.0
17.0
Sat, Apr 14, 2018
7480.95
-0.10
512943
700
1058
46.0
24.0
Fri, Apr 14, 2017
7491.95
0.42
596600
2704
1028
66.0
25.0
Thu, Apr 14, 2016
7488.12
0.26
566805
1515
496
62.0
30.0
Tue, Apr 14, 2015
7492.00
0.28
596993
1122
0
64.0
17.0
Mon, Apr 14, 2014
7468.97
0.43
428874
1952
494
39.0
19.0
Sun, Apr 14, 2013
7454.65
0.03
339119
707
610
46.4
32.0
Sat, Apr 14, 2012
7485.00
-0.02
543058
826
890
48.2
26.6
Thu, Apr 14, 2011
7476.39
-0.09
480030
1329
1640
46.4
23.0
Averages of List
7476.10
0.12
485070.70
1247.20
814.10
49.50
22.16


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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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