Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 308 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 84% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7486.76 on Jul 30, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jul 29, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 33.24 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 67.08% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 350,957 acre feet

This is 42.43% of the July 30th average of 827,151 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 736,525 acre feet

This is 85.31% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 179,412 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 385,568 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 47.69% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 50.04% of the Aug 3rd avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -32.04 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 24.82 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.78 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Jul 30, 2020
7486.76
-0.15
556395
892
1450
82.0
43.0
Wed, Jul 29, 2020
7486.91
-0.13
557539
1067
1548
83.0
48.0
Tue, Jul 28, 2020
7487.04
-0.09
558531
1119
1446
77.0
54.0
Mon, Jul 27, 2020
7487.13
0.12
559218
1986
1504
81.0
54.0
Sun, Jul 26, 2020
7487.01
-0.09
558302
1120
1447
77.0
53.0
Sat, Jul 25, 2020
7487.10
-0.10
558989
1046
1411
72.0
55.0
Fri, Jul 24, 2020
7487.20
-0.13
559753
999
1480
72.0
55.0
Thu, Jul 23, 2020
7487.33
-0.22
560747
678
1507
77.0
45.0
Wed, Jul 22, 2020
7487.55
-0.19
562431
754
1467
77.0
47.0
Tue, Jul 21, 2020
7487.74
-0.16
563887
711
1309
84.0
42.0
Mon, Jul 20, 2020
7487.90
-0.21
565115
775
1567
83.0
42.0
Sun, Jul 19, 2020
7488.11
-0.23
566728
736
1607
82.0
46.0
Sat, Jul 18, 2020
7488.34
-0.20
568498
846
1601
84.0
45.0
Fri, Jul 17, 2020
7488.54
-0.22
570038
770
1604
78.0
46.0
Averages of List
7487.48
-0.14
561869.36
964.21
1496.29
79.21
48.21

Averages for August 3rd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7502.45
-0.07
689836.10
1393.57
1737.98
77.20
49.27
All-Time
7502.45
-0.07
689836.10
1393.57
1737.98
77.20
49.27

Last 10 August 3rd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Aug 03, 2019
7517.97
-0.24
816714
2230
3310
77.0
50.0
Fri, Aug 03, 2018
7463.60
0.84
393803
497
964
81.0
49.0
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
7518.40
0.06
820634
2151
1852
69.0
48.0
Wed, Aug 03, 2016
7511.69
-0.19
760590
1147
1966
84.0
51.0
Mon, Aug 03, 2015
7516.64
-0.05
804653
1589
1794
71.0
53.0
Sun, Aug 03, 2014
7500.13
0.00
662414
1646
1626
78.0
51.0
Sat, Aug 03, 2013
7462.65
-0.23
387776
971
1689
77.0
50.0
Fri, Aug 03, 2012
7468.71
-0.19
427137
668
1291
80.6
44.6
Wed, Aug 03, 2011
7516.45
-0.06
802937
1876
2127
73.4
51.8
Tue, Aug 03, 2010
7504.05
-0.01
695013
1472
1493
71.6
53.6
Averages of List
7498.03
-0.01
657167.10
1424.70
1811.20
76.26
50.20


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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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Water data courtesy of US Bureau of Reclamation
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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