Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 54 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 15% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7464.25 on Nov 22, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Nov 21, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 55.75 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 47.98% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 41,862 acre feet

This is 65.43% of the November 22nd average of 63,981 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 81,944 acre feet

This is 8.95% of last year's release of 915,943 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 40,677 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 40,082 AF
Inflows for WY 2021 are 73.35% of WY 2020          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 97.59% of the Nov 23rd avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -34.40 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 0.81 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 0.57 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
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
Wed, Nov 11, 2020
7463.81
0.07
395143
450
221
34.0
10.0
Tue, Nov 10, 2020
7463.74
0.06
394696
457
260
31.0
14.0
Mon, Nov 09, 2020
7463.68
0.05
394313
476
311
30.0
15.0
Averages of List
7463.96
0.04
396092.86
462.71
316.57
42.50
15.36

Averages for November 23rd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7488.06
-0.08
574635.56
531.72
862.44
38.68
10.64
All-Time
7488.06
-0.08
574635.56
531.72
862.44
38.68
10.64

Last 10 November 23rd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Nov 23, 2019
7498.58
-0.07
649717
576
860
39.0
11.0
Fri, Nov 23, 2018
7438.17
0.07
250520
461
286
32.0
4.0
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
7499.97
0.00
661098
653
649
52.0
21.0
Wed, Nov 23, 2016
7492.80
-0.03
603301
453
569
39.0
17.0
Mon, Nov 23, 2015
7500.58
-0.11
666120
460
914
44.0
6.0
Sun, Nov 23, 2014
7491.63
0.02
594085
656
573
32.0
8.0
Sat, Nov 23, 2013
7458.80
0.07
363895
523
305
37.0
24.0
Fri, Nov 23, 2012
7452.35
0.01
325818
294
263
50.0
10.4
Wed, Nov 23, 2011
7497.50
-0.06
640933
510
751
46.4
12.2
Tue, Nov 23, 2010
7486.66
-0.04
555633
332
482
30.2
15.8
Averages of List
7481.70
-0.01
531112.00
491.80
565.20
40.16
12.94


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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
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