Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



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Water Summary
Today is day 142 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 39% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7437.78 on Feb 18, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Feb 17, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 82.22 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 29.97% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 96,711 acre feet

This is 70.42% of the February 18th average of 137,328 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 129,689 acre feet

This is 14.38% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 33,790 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 32,978 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 71.4% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at NAN% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -48.14 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -0.78 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Feb 18, 2019
7437.78
-0.01
248611
329
351
n/a
n/a
Sun, Feb 17, 2019
7437.79
-0.27
248660
271
318
n/a
n/a
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
7437.81
0.02
248757
316
906
n/a
n/a
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
7438.05
0.26
249932
437
286
n/a
n/a
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
7437.99
0.20
249638
467
638
n/a
n/a
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
7438.06
0.27
249981
576
376
n/a
n/a
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
7437.98
0.19
249589
325
520
n/a
n/a
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
7438.06
-0.10
249981
381
625
n/a
n/a
Sun, Feb 10, 2019
7438.16
-0.07
250471
270
441
n/a
n/a
Sat, Feb 09, 2019
7438.23
-0.07
250815
287
459
n/a
n/a
Fri, Feb 08, 2019
7438.30
-0.02
251159
281
328
n/a
n/a
Thu, Feb 07, 2019
7438.32
-0.06
251257
335
481
n/a
n/a
Wed, Feb 06, 2019
7438.38
-0.18
251552
416
861
n/a
n/a
Tue, Feb 05, 2019
7438.56
0.02
252439
412
360
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7438.11
0.01
250203.00
364.50
496.43
n/a
n/a

Averages for February 19th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7474.85
-0.18
473753.88
447.40
1062.44
33.91
8.49
All-Time
7474.85
-0.18
473753.88
447.40
1062.44
33.91
8.49

Last 10 February 19th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
7485.87
-0.17
549631
480
667
39.0
21.0
Sun, Feb 19, 2017
7489.46
-0.15
577151
540
1123
42.0
19.0
Fri, Feb 19, 2016
7488.48
-0.14
569576
438
978
35.0
10.0
Thu, Feb 19, 2015
7485.33
0.00
545547
502
498
39.0
5.0
Wed, Feb 19, 2014
7463.94
0.09
395973
432
139
39.0
8.0
Tue, Feb 19, 2013
7452.82
-0.01
328511
269
295
19.4
-13.0
Sun, Feb 19, 2012
7484.10
-0.04
536296
371
518
30.2
3.2
Sat, Feb 19, 2011
7484.88
-0.01
542154
606
640
37.4
24.8
Fri, Feb 19, 2010
7485.51
-0.06
546907
644
868
32.0
15.8
Thu, Feb 19, 2009
7486.91
-0.12
557539
439
896
26.6
-9.4
Averages of List
7480.73
-0.06
514928.50
472.10
662.20
33.96
8.44


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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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