Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 185 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 51% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7483.74 on Apr 1, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Mar 31, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 36.26 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 64.33% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 187,574 acre feet

This is 100.08% of the April 1st average of 187,433 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 389,524 acre feet

This is 45.12% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 202,205 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 201,950 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 141.24% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 71.04% of the Apr 2nd avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 45.75 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 24.84 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -0.84 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Apr 01, 2020
7483.74
-0.11
533602
668
1074
n/a
n/a
Tue, Mar 31, 2020
7483.85
-0.16
534425
519
1113
n/a
n/a
Mon, Mar 30, 2020
7484.01
-0.06
535622
759
976
n/a
n/a
Sun, Mar 29, 2020
7484.07
-0.15
536071
419
976
n/a
n/a
Sat, Mar 28, 2020
7484.22
-0.10
537195
623
992
n/a
n/a
Fri, Mar 27, 2020
7484.32
-0.12
537945
588
1033
n/a
n/a
Thu, Mar 26, 2020
7484.44
-0.18
538846
655
1328
n/a
n/a
Wed, Mar 25, 2020
7484.62
-0.04
540198
693
836
n/a
n/a
Tue, Mar 24, 2020
7484.66
0.05
540498
636
438
n/a
n/a
Mon, Mar 23, 2020
7484.61
0.01
540123
568
521
n/a
n/a
Sun, Mar 22, 2020
7484.60
0.05
540047
653
456
38.0
20.0
Sat, Mar 21, 2020
7484.55
-0.01
539672
575
605
55.0
22.0
Fri, Mar 20, 2020
7484.56
-0.02
539747
604
672
38.0
20.0
Thu, Mar 19, 2020
7484.58
0.05
539897
797
600
55.0
23.0
Averages of List
7484.35
-0.06
538134.86
625.50
830.00
46.50
21.25

Averages for April 2nd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7467.75
-0.11
428714.92
890.63
1186.88
50.53
24.64
All-Time
7467.75
-0.11
428714.92
890.63
1186.88
50.53
24.64

Last 10 April 2nd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Apr 02, 2019
7437.90
-0.09
249197
566
782
39.0
22.0
Mon, Apr 02, 2018
7483.32
-0.22
530468
435
1252
61.0
21.0
Sun, Apr 02, 2017
7489.24
-0.23
575446
1649
546
48.0
30.0
Sat, Apr 02, 2016
7487.38
-0.11
561130
590
1004
53.0
17.0
Thu, Apr 02, 2015
7489.46
0.23
577151
1411
502
53.0
32.0
Wed, Apr 02, 2014
7466.09
0.14
409853
662
193
37.0
24.0
Tue, Apr 02, 2013
7454.33
0.09
337250
686
415
51.8
26.6
Mon, Apr 02, 2012
7484.78
0.17
541401
1261
606
46.4
23.0
Sat, Apr 02, 2011
7478.19
-0.13
492889
1101
1562
60.8
30.2
Fri, Apr 02, 2010
7484.85
-0.01
541928
715
743
39.2
19.4
Averages of List
7475.55
-0.02
481671.30
907.60
760.50
48.92
24.52


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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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