Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 356 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 98% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7510.92 on Sep 20, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Sep 21, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 9.08 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 90.88% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 1,309,620 acre feet

This is 139.53% of the September 20th average of 938,561 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 831,592 acre feet

This is 92.19% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 471,452 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 478,028 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 293.47% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 94.95% of the Sep 21st avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 63.65 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 83.92 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.56 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
7510.92
-0.20
753853
737
1602
n/a
n/a
Thu, Sep 19, 2019
7511.12
-0.21
755600
692
1602
n/a
n/a
Wed, Sep 18, 2019
7511.33
-0.20
757436
734
1601
n/a
n/a
Tue, Sep 17, 2019
7511.53
-0.09
759188
1220
1600
72.0
39.0
Mon, Sep 16, 2019
7511.62
-0.20
759976
731
1599
69.0
37.0
Sun, Sep 15, 2019
7511.82
-0.21
761731
687
1599
76.0
31.0
Sat, Sep 14, 2019
7512.03
-0.20
763575
729
1598
75.0
28.0
Fri, Sep 13, 2019
7512.23
-0.23
765334
607
1611
66.0
27.0
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
7512.46
-0.20
767359
728
1600
71.0
32.0
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
7512.66
-0.24
769122
549
1600
74.0
38.0
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
7512.90
-0.19
771241
771
1600
73.0
32.0
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
7513.09
-0.23
772920
528
1537
67.0
35.0
Sun, Sep 08, 2019
7513.32
-0.16
774956
803
1500
78.0
40.0
Sat, Sep 07, 2019
7513.48
-0.18
776373
713
1500
84.0
45.0
Averages of List
7512.18
-0.20
764904.57
730.64
1582.07
73.18
34.91

Averages for September 21st

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7494.68
-0.12
628042.68
748.72
1268.94
67.20
32.95
All-Time
7494.68
-0.12
628042.68
748.72
1268.94
67.20
32.95

Last 10 September 21st's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
7447.02
0.52
296170
227
900
67.0
29.0
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
7510.78
-0.29
752632
713
1973
75.0
30.0
Wed, Sep 21, 2016
7502.44
-0.21
681539
768
1636
65.0
31.0
Mon, Sep 21, 2015
7509.31
-0.18
739867
705
1475
77.0
26.0
Sun, Sep 21, 2014
7493.12
-0.17
605833
751
1415
69.0
51.0
Sat, Sep 21, 2013
7454.82
0.00
340114
1099
1089
71.0
33.0
Fri, Sep 21, 2012
7457.19
-0.28
354164
239
1077
75.2
32.0
Wed, Sep 21, 2011
7506.85
-0.17
718731
801
1518
71.6
30.2
Tue, Sep 21, 2010
7495.58
0.08
625442
337
0
73.4
35.6
Mon, Sep 21, 2009
7501.92
-0.44
677212
651
2398
51.8
24.8
Averages of List
7487.90
-0.11
579170.40
629.10
1348.10
69.60
32.26


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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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