Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 57 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 16% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7464.40 on Nov 25, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Nov 24, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 55.6 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 48.09% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 44,837 acre feet

This is 66.95% of the November 25th average of 66,975 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 83,940 acre feet

This is 9.16% of last year's release of 915,943 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 39,715 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 39,103 AF
Inflows for WY 2021 are 75.52% of WY 2020          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 81.05% of the Nov 26th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -33.90 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 0.96 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 0.55 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Nov 25, 2020
7464.40
0.03
398920
481
382
27.0
3.0
Tue, Nov 24, 2020
7464.37
0.01
398728
392
356
34.0
18.0
Mon, Nov 23, 2020
7464.36
0.11
398663
627
268
50.0
29.0
Sun, Nov 22, 2020
7464.25
0.07
397958
494
265
50.0
17.0
Sat, Nov 21, 2020
7464.18
0.05
397509
527
363
51.0
26.0
Fri, Nov 20, 2020
7464.13
0.03
397189
471
371
50.0
18.0
Thu, Nov 19, 2020
7464.10
0.07
396997
582
353
57.0
25.0
Wed, Nov 18, 2020
7464.03
0.00
396549
357
353
58.0
19.0
Tue, Nov 17, 2020
7464.03
0.07
396549
640
411
49.0
16.0
Mon, Nov 16, 2020
7463.96
0.05
396101
394
230
50.0
13.0
Sun, Nov 15, 2020
7463.91
0.01
395782
326
290
38.0
8.0
Sat, Nov 14, 2020
7463.90
0.05
395718
544
380
34.0
11.0
Fri, Nov 13, 2020
7463.85
0.00
395398
402
398
39.0
11.0
Thu, Nov 12, 2020
7463.85
0.04
395398
358
226
24.0
12.0
Averages of List
7464.09
0.04
396961.36
471.07
331.86
43.64
16.14

Averages for November 26th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7487.78
-0.09
572282.04
517.00
895.86
38.19
10.56
All-Time
7487.78
-0.09
572282.04
517.00
895.86
38.19
10.56

Last 10 November 26th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Nov 26, 2019
7498.13
-0.17
646051
310
1004
33.0
12.0
Mon, Nov 26, 2018
7438.09
-0.06
250128
322
468
26.0
-13.0
Sun, Nov 26, 2017
7499.87
-0.04
660277
487
648
55.0
18.0
Sat, Nov 26, 2016
7492.73
0.05
602748
546
542
41.0
3.0
Thu, Nov 26, 2015
7500.24
-0.15
663319
495
1114
44.0
19.0
Wed, Nov 26, 2014
7491.71
0.05
594713
647
445
44.0
19.0
Tue, Nov 26, 2013
7459.10
0.09
365724
519
239
26.0
12.0
Mon, Nov 26, 2012
7452.36
-0.01
325875
250
276
48.2
8.6
Sat, Nov 26, 2011
7497.31
-0.05
639392
551
752
35.6
12.2
Fri, Nov 26, 2010
7486.61
-0.03
555252
365
477
33.8
-2.2
Averages of List
7481.62
-0.03
530347.90
449.20
596.50
38.66
8.86


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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
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