Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 121 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 33% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7486.75 on Jan 28, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 27, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 33.25 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 67.07% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 120,708 acre feet

This is 100.5% of the January 28th average of 120,113 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 300,665 acre feet

This is 34.82% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 179,488 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 179,957 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 146.71% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 115.18% of the Jan 29th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 48.33 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 21.83 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.75 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jan 28, 2020
7486.75
-0.09
556319
540
882
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
7486.84
-0.16
557005
402
1015
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jan 26, 2020
7487.00
-0.13
558226
435
932
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jan 25, 2020
7487.13
-0.10
559218
571
953
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jan 24, 2020
7487.23
-0.15
559982
450
1025
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jan 23, 2020
7487.38
-0.10
561130
598
981
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jan 22, 2020
7487.48
-0.13
561895
569
1068
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
7487.61
-0.13
562891
566
1065
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jan 20, 2020
7487.74
-0.21
563887
377
1186
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jan 19, 2020
7487.95
-0.11
565499
439
862
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jan 18, 2020
7488.06
-0.15
566344
419
998
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
7488.21
-0.13
567497
554
1055
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jan 16, 2020
7488.34
-0.16
568498
455
1074
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jan 15, 2020
7488.50
-0.10
569730
506
892
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7487.59
-0.13
562722.93
491.50
999.14
n/a
n/a

Averages for January 29th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7477.73
-0.17
494742.73
408.31
1034.65
28.93
-2.05
All-Time
7477.73
-0.17
494742.73
408.31
1034.65
28.93
-2.05

Last 10 January 29th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jan 29, 2019
7438.39
-0.03
251601
310
382
31.0
-14.0
Mon, Jan 29, 2018
7486.64
-0.05
555481
441
630
43.0
1.0
Sun, Jan 29, 2017
7490.73
-0.05
587036
312
506
5.0
-20.0
Fri, Jan 29, 2016
7491.38
-0.19
592123
420
1168
23.0
-11.0
Thu, Jan 29, 2015
7485.58
-0.05
547436
440
627
28.0
6.0
Wed, Jan 29, 2014
7462.65
0.05
387776
356
194
26.0
-5.0
Tue, Jan 29, 2013
7452.71
0.01
327880
305
273
21.2
-2.2
Sun, Jan 29, 2012
7485.41
-0.09
546151
288
628
30.2
-4.0
Sat, Jan 29, 2011
7486.46
0.09
554111
349
0
28.4
-4.0
Fri, Jan 29, 2010
7487.24
-0.09
560059
455
799
32.0
6.8
Averages of List
7476.72
-0.04
490965.40
367.60
520.70
26.78
-4.64


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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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