Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 190 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 52% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7483.30 on Apr 6, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Apr 5, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 36.7 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 63.93% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 193,895 acre feet

This is 98.77% of the April 6th average of 196,309 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 399,031 acre feet

This is 46.22% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 205,488 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 205,136 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 137.54% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 72.97% of the Apr 7th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 44.89 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 25.28 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.36 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Apr 06, 2020
7483.30
-0.06
530319
686
901
n/a
n/a
Sun, Apr 05, 2020
7483.36
-0.09
530766
598
926
n/a
n/a
Sat, Apr 04, 2020
7483.45
-0.08
531437
626
918
n/a
n/a
Fri, Apr 03, 2020
7483.53
-0.07
532034
778
1032
n/a
n/a
Thu, Apr 02, 2020
7483.60
-0.14
532557
499
1016
60.0
20.0
Wed, Apr 01, 2020
7483.74
-0.11
533602
668
1074
57.0
18.0
Tue, Mar 31, 2020
7483.85
-0.16
534425
519
1113
47.0
18.0
Mon, Mar 30, 2020
7484.01
-0.06
535622
759
976
47.0
11.0
Sun, Mar 29, 2020
7484.07
-0.15
536071
419
976
38.0
12.0
Sat, Mar 28, 2020
7484.22
-0.10
537195
623
992
42.0
17.0
Fri, Mar 27, 2020
7484.32
-0.12
537945
588
1033
57.0
17.0
Thu, Mar 26, 2020
7484.44
-0.18
538846
655
1328
50.0
26.0
Wed, Mar 25, 2020
7484.62
-0.04
540198
693
836
52.0
25.0
Tue, Mar 24, 2020
7484.66
0.05
540498
636
438
50.0
23.0
Averages of List
7483.94
-0.09
535108.21
624.79
968.50
50.00
18.70

Averages for April 7th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7467.25
-0.09
425758.00
967.06
1201.49
54.69
25.13
All-Time
7467.25
-0.09
425758.00
967.06
1201.49
54.69
25.13

Last 10 April 7th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Apr 07, 2019
7438.70
0.29
253129
1180
453
51.0
27.0
Sat, Apr 07, 2018
7482.19
-0.17
522078
880
1504
59.0
39.0
Fri, Apr 07, 2017
7490.19
0.13
582824
1587
1066
63.0
27.0
Thu, Apr 07, 2016
7486.92
-0.06
557615
898
1118
64.0
21.0
Tue, Apr 07, 2015
7490.00
0.31
581345
1226
0
59.0
21.0
Mon, Apr 07, 2014
7466.33
0.05
411420
802
628
46.0
23.0
Sun, Apr 07, 2013
7454.64
0.09
339061
805
531
53.6
32.0
Sat, Apr 07, 2012
7484.94
-0.03
542605
732
836
57.2
15.8
Thu, Apr 07, 2011
7477.49
-0.23
487867
874
1694
55.4
35.6
Wed, Apr 07, 2010
7484.49
-0.14
539221
441
961
53.6
15.8
Averages of List
7475.59
0.02
481716.50
942.50
879.10
56.18
25.72


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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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