Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 141 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 39% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7437.79 on Feb 17, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Feb 16, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 82.21 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 29.98% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 96,059 acre feet

This is 70.38% of the February 17th average of 136,492 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 128,993 acre feet

This is 14.3% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 33,741 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 32,934 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 71.36% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at NAN% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -48.17 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -0.75 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Feb 17, 2019
7437.79
248660
271
318
n/a
n/a
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
7437.81
248757
316
906
n/a
n/a
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
7438.05
249932
437
286
n/a
n/a
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
7437.99
249638
467
638
n/a
n/a
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
7438.06
249981
576
376
n/a
n/a
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
7437.98
-0.08
249589
325
520
n/a
n/a
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
7438.06
-0.10
249981
381
625
n/a
n/a
Sun, Feb 10, 2019
7438.16
-0.07
250471
270
441
n/a
n/a
Sat, Feb 09, 2019
7438.23
-0.07
250815
287
459
n/a
n/a
Fri, Feb 08, 2019
7438.30
-0.02
251159
281
328
n/a
n/a
Thu, Feb 07, 2019
7438.32
-0.06
251257
335
481
n/a
n/a
Wed, Feb 06, 2019
7438.38
-0.18
251552
416
861
n/a
n/a
Tue, Feb 05, 2019
7438.56
0.02
252439
412
360
n/a
n/a
Mon, Feb 04, 2019
7438.54
0.01
252340
269
242
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7438.16
-0.06
250469.36
360.21
488.64
n/a
n/a

Averages for February 18th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7475.02
-0.18
474981.52
421.68
1059.12
34.13
5.72
All-Time
7475.02
-0.18
474981.52
421.68
1059.12
34.13
5.72

Last 10 February 18th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
7485.92
0.05
550010
425
574
50.0
10.0
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
7489.61
-0.06
578315
618
848
36.0
21.0
Thu, Feb 18, 2016
7488.62
-0.11
570655
540
964
48.0
5.0
Wed, Feb 18, 2015
7485.33
-0.03
545547
396
506
44.0
1.0
Tue, Feb 18, 2014
7463.85
0.08
395398
389
128
32.0
1.0
Mon, Feb 18, 2013
7452.83
0.03
328569
338
248
28.4
1.4
Sat, Feb 18, 2012
7484.14
-0.04
536596
387
533
33.8
n/a
Fri, Feb 18, 2011
7484.89
-0.18
542229
444
1123
37.4
10.4
Thu, Feb 18, 2010
7485.57
-0.11
547360
457
873
33.8
12.2
Wed, Feb 18, 2009
7487.03
-0.06
558455
417
644
26.6
-5.8
Averages of List
7480.78
-0.04
515313.40
441.10
644.10
37.00
6.24


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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 sourced from Blue Mesa Source Data
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