Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 324 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 89% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7515.72 on Aug 19, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Sep 3, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 4.28 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 96.01% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 1,250,357 acre feet

This is 141.55% of the August 19th average of 883,357 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 731,021 acre feet

This is 81.04% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 513,964 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 519,336 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 295.64% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 105.84% of the Aug 20th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 57.50 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is down 3.43 feet from the high for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.56 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Aug 19, 2019
7515.72
-0.23
796365
1290
2313
n/a
n/a
Sun, Aug 18, 2019
7515.95
-0.20
798433
1424
2312
n/a
n/a
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
82.0
36.0
Thu, Aug 15, 2019
7516.48
-0.18
803208
1510
2309
80.0
37.0
Wed, Aug 14, 2019
7516.66
-0.11
804833
1827
2309
80.0
41.0
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
7516.77
-0.09
805828
1918
2308
76.0
37.0
Mon, Aug 12, 2019
7516.86
-0.06
806641
2055
2308
69.0
44.0
Sun, Aug 11, 2019
7516.92
-0.06
807184
2055
2308
78.0
54.0
Sat, Aug 10, 2019
7516.98
-0.09
807727
1917
2307
79.0
51.0
Fri, Aug 09, 2019
7517.07
-0.07
808542
2009
2307
78.0
45.0
Thu, Aug 08, 2019
7517.14
-0.08
809176
2038
2382
82.0
48.0
Wed, Aug 07, 2019
7517.22
-0.06
809901
2404
2657
81.0
48.0
Tue, Aug 06, 2019
7517.28
-0.22
810445
2076
3061
81.0
44.0
Averages of List
7516.68
-0.13
805020.07
1834.64
2393.14
78.73
44.09

Averages for August 20th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7500.00
-0.14
670341.98
1040.44
1583.02
77.61
42.53
All-Time
7500.00
-0.14
670341.98
1040.44
1583.02
77.61
42.53

Last 10 August 20th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Aug 20, 2018
7457.78
-0.44
357713
527
1855
74.0
37.0
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
7517.90
-0.10
816077
1364
1803
78.0
39.0
Sat, Aug 20, 2016
7508.92
-0.23
736497
826
1809
75.0
44.0
Thu, Aug 20, 2015
7514.90
-0.18
789016
911
1703
77.0
37.0
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
7497.93
-0.22
644424
859
1744
75.0
53.0
Tue, Aug 20, 2013
7459.90
-0.23
370629
740
1441
82.0
46.0
Mon, Aug 20, 2012
7464.95
-0.24
402460
533
1301
68.0
50.0
Sat, Aug 20, 2011
7514.24
-0.24
783126
988
2048
82.4
51.8
Fri, Aug 20, 2010
7502.40
-0.12
681205
1060
1547
80.6
44.6
Thu, Aug 20, 2009
7509.39
-0.33
740559
670
2136
84.2
35.6
Averages of List
7494.83
-0.23
632170.60
847.80
1738.70
77.62
43.80


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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 courtesy of US Bureau of Reclamation
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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