Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 26 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 7% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7464.16 on Oct 25, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Aug 1, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 55.84 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 47.91% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 16,884 acre feet

This is 50.75% of the October 25th average of 33,270 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 57,767 acre feet

This is 6.31% of last year's release of 915,943 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 41,254 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 40,883 AF
Inflows for WY 2021 are 62.24% of WY 2020          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 66.83% of the Oct 26th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -39.61 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 5.99 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -3.08 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Oct 25, 2020
7464.16
-0.21
397381
302
976
56.0
23.0
Sat, Oct 24, 2020
7464.37
-0.24
398728
276
1048
64.0
26.0
Fri, Oct 23, 2020
7464.61
-0.19
400270
435
1046
64.0
26.0
Thu, Oct 22, 2020
7464.80
-0.29
401493
254
1192
68.0
20.0
Wed, Oct 21, 2020
7465.09
-0.18
403364
451
1032
70.0
17.0
Tue, Oct 20, 2020
7465.27
-0.24
404528
270
1048
69.0
19.0
Mon, Oct 19, 2020
7465.51
-0.20
406082
347
995
67.0
21.0
Sun, Oct 18, 2020
7465.71
-0.20
407380
320
969
66.0
23.0
Sat, Oct 17, 2020
7465.91
-0.24
408681
384
1166
66.0
20.0
Fri, Oct 16, 2020
7466.15
-0.25
410245
350
1166
64.0
16.0
Thu, Oct 15, 2020
7466.40
-0.36
411877
339
1521
60.0
33.0
Wed, Oct 14, 2020
7466.76
-0.25
414235
369
1189
72.0
21.0
Tue, Oct 13, 2020
7467.01
-0.23
415876
321
1077
71.0
21.0
Mon, Oct 12, 2020
7467.24
-0.28
417390
377
1300
64.0
17.0
Averages of List
7465.64
-0.24
406966.43
342.50
1123.21
65.79
21.64

Averages for October 26th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7490.10
-0.10
591838.66
628.10
1072.82
51.65
20.79
All-Time
7490.10
-0.10
591838.66
628.10
1072.82
51.65
20.79

Last 10 October 26th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Oct 26, 2019
7503.58
-0.19
691067
560
1357
54.0
10.0
Fri, Oct 26, 2018
7438.14
0.31
250373
68
584
54.0
21.0
Thu, Oct 26, 2017
7501.96
-0.25
677545
660
1701
57.0
19.0
Wed, Oct 26, 2016
7494.47
-0.14
616561
507
1063
62.0
24.0
Mon, Oct 26, 2015
7501.88
-0.20
676880
548
1379
50.0
32.0
Sun, Oct 26, 2014
7491.04
-0.08
589460
756
1065
64.0
26.0
Sat, Oct 26, 2013
7456.38
-0.01
349326
735
759
57.0
26.0
Fri, Oct 26, 2012
7452.47
0.02
326505
343
280
39.2
10.4
Wed, Oct 26, 2011
7498.57
-0.23
649635
425
1365
39.2
33.8
Tue, Oct 26, 2010
7486.68
-0.15
555785
575
1145
35.6
17.6
Averages of List
7482.52
-0.09
538313.70
517.70
1069.80
51.20
21.98


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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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