Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 250 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 68% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7488.56 on Jun 4, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 15, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 31.44 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 68.74% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 404,305 acre feet

This is 80.15% of the June 4th average of 504,445 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 567,834 acre feet

This is 65.77% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 165,614 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 163,529 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 78.59% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 93.11% of the Jun 6th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 18.74 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 8.31 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 5.75 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Jun 04, 2020
7488.56
0.60
570193
3477
1130
82.0
43.0
Wed, Jun 03, 2020
7487.96
0.63
565576
3566
1111
81.0
42.0
Tue, Jun 02, 2020
7487.33
0.68
560747
3726
1090
81.0
45.0
Mon, Jun 01, 2020
7486.65
0.77
555557
3949
981
78.0
45.0
Sun, May 31, 2020
7485.88
0.73
549707
3884
1082
75.0
48.0
Sat, May 30, 2020
7485.15
0.60
544188
3481
1186
76.0
43.0
Fri, May 29, 2020
7484.55
0.39
539672
2734
1240
81.0
45.0
Thu, May 28, 2020
7484.16
0.28
536745
2404
1329
79.0
38.0
Wed, May 27, 2020
7483.88
0.20
534649
2062
1290
74.0
38.0
Tue, May 26, 2020
7483.68
0.24
533154
1967
1046
72.0
26.0
Mon, May 25, 2020
7483.44
0.25
531363
2112
1154
64.0
27.0
Sun, May 24, 2020
7483.19
0.23
529499
2291
1411
60.0
34.0
Sat, May 23, 2020
7482.96
0.15
527788
2517
1937
67.0
33.0
Fri, May 22, 2020
7482.81
-0.05
526673
2663
2834
72.0
23.0
Averages of List
7485.01
0.41
543250.79
2916.64
1344.36
74.43
37.86

Averages for June 6th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7488.62
0.82
576565.10
4743.90
1598.06
74.24
38.64
All-Time
7488.62
0.82
576565.10
4743.90
1598.06
74.24
38.64

Last 10 June 6th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Jun 06, 2019
7469.81
0.08
434514
6323
6034
72.0
37.0
Wed, Jun 06, 2018
7480.66
-0.05
510817
1308
1473
84.0
37.0
Tue, Jun 06, 2017
7493.25
0.88
606862
8118
4591
75.0
44.0
Mon, Jun 06, 2016
7494.72
1.51
618557
6711
634
75.0
46.0
Sat, Jun 06, 2015
7505.79
1.29
709710
5927
405
55.0
42.0
Fri, Jun 06, 2014
7505.06
0.03
703527
8505
8355
77.0
37.0
Thu, Jun 06, 2013
7466.91
0.60
415219
2912
913
73.0
35.0
Wed, Jun 06, 2012
7482.75
-0.05
526228
1181
1348
78.8
37.4
Mon, Jun 06, 2011
7483.35
0.80
530691
7611
4593
77.0
42.8
Sun, Jun 06, 2010
7498.88
1.41
652166
5882
74
84.2
46.4
Averages of List
7488.12
0.65
570829.10
5447.80
2842.00
75.10
40.46


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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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