Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 78 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 21% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7437.50 on Dec 16, 2018
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 15, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 82.5 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 29.81% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 54,376 acre feet

This is 64.08% of the December 16th average of 84,863 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 88,972 acre feet

This is 9.86% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 35,156 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 34,596 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 65.13% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at 0% of the May 6th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -58.10 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -0.48 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Dec 16, 2018
7437.50
0.08
247245
337
139
n/a
n/a
Sat, Dec 15, 2018
7437.42
0.00
246856
283
281
n/a
n/a
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
7437.42
-0.17
246856
242
658
n/a
n/a
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
7437.59
-0.10
247684
393
636
n/a
n/a
Wed, Dec 12, 2018
7437.69
-0.01
248171
215
238
n/a
n/a
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
7437.70
0.16
248220
678
283
n/a
n/a
Mon, Dec 10, 2018
7437.54
-0.29
247440
-382
330
n/a
n/a
Sun, Dec 09, 2018
7437.83
-0.14
248855
256
624
n/a
n/a
Sat, Dec 08, 2018
7437.98
0.15
249589
417
267
n/a
n/a
Fri, Dec 07, 2018
7437.92
0.09
249295
408
530
n/a
n/a
Thu, Dec 06, 2018
7437.97
0.01
249540
464
437
n/a
n/a
Wed, Dec 05, 2018
7437.96
-0.02
249491
269
316
n/a
n/a
Tue, Dec 04, 2018
7437.98
0.00
249589
267
265
n/a
n/a
Mon, Dec 03, 2018
7437.98
-0.09
249589
379
600
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7437.75
-0.02
248458.57
301.86
400.29
n/a
n/a

Averages for December 17th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7485.78
-0.16
554674.08
425.29
1060.04
27.90
1.90
All-Time
7485.78
-0.16
554674.08
425.29
1060.04
27.90
1.90

Last 10 December 17th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Dec 17, 2017
7495.41
-0.19
624079
477
1242
41.0
5.0
Sat, Dec 17, 2016
7492.08
0.00
597623
657
657
33.0
1.0
Thu, Dec 17, 2015
7497.95
-0.18
644586
525
1260
21.0
0.0
Wed, Dec 17, 2014
7490.58
-0.14
585865
519
1068
28.0
6.0
Tue, Dec 17, 2013
7460.41
0.09
373776
421
138
21.0
-7.0
Mon, Dec 17, 2012
7452.51
0.05
326734
336
189
35.6
17.6
Sat, Dec 17, 2011
7492.48
-0.30
600775
411
1602
33.8
-4.0
Fri, Dec 17, 2010
7486.68
-0.04
555785
387
538
32.0
24.8
Thu, Dec 17, 2009
7490.85
-0.06
587974
469
702
23.0
-11.2
Wed, Dec 17, 2008
7490.73
-0.06
587036
499
733
30.2
3.2
Averages of List
7484.97
-0.08
548423.30
470.10
812.90
29.86
3.54


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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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