Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 297 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 81% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7518.88 on Jul 22, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jul 21, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 1.12 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 99.46% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 1,124,408 acre feet

This is 139.03% of the July 22nd average of 808,748 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 577,627 acre feet

This is 64.04% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 542,620 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 546,781 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 283.9% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 160.43% of the Jul 24th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 51.35 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 81.70 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 4.06 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Jul 22, 2019
7518.88
0.09
825021
2940
2500
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jul 21, 2019
7518.79
0.32
824197
3216
2500
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jul 20, 2019
7518.64
-0.15
822826
3310
2501
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
7518.47
0.18
821273
3356
2502
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
7518.29
0.25
819630
3678
2504
81.0
40.0
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
7518.04
0.31
817351
3953
2506
83.0
51.0
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
7517.73
0.31
814531
3952
2506
83.0
44.0
Mon, Jul 15, 2019
7517.42
0.34
811715
4089
2509
82.0
45.0
Sun, Jul 14, 2019
7517.08
0.33
808633
4041
2510
80.0
46.0
Sat, Jul 13, 2019
7516.75
0.35
805647
4131
2511
85.0
42.0
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
7516.40
0.41
802486
4401
2513
84.0
40.0
Thu, Jul 11, 2019
7515.99
0.50
798792
4586
2295
81.0
40.0
Wed, Jul 10, 2019
7515.49
0.67
794300
4559
1508
76.0
36.0
Tue, Jul 09, 2019
7514.82
0.81
788300
5181
1514
74.0
37.0
Averages of List
7517.34
0.34
811050.14
3956.64
2348.50
80.90
42.10

Averages for July 24th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7502.85
-0.04
692760.56
1564.62
1701.08
79.19
50.88
All-Time
7502.85
-0.04
692760.56
1564.62
1701.08
79.19
50.88

Last 10 July 24th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jul 24, 2018
7466.83
-0.38
414694
424
1666
85.0
56.0
Mon, Jul 24, 2017
7517.73
0.00
814531
1867
1843
82.0
51.0
Sun, Jul 24, 2016
7513.68
-0.18
778148
1230
2012
84.0
48.0
Fri, Jul 24, 2015
7517.07
0.02
808542
1742
1626
68.0
48.0
Thu, Jul 24, 2014
7500.70
-0.22
667110
1507
2401
80.0
57.0
Wed, Jul 24, 2013
7464.44
-0.26
399177
754
1580
71.0
55.0
Tue, Jul 24, 2012
7471.00
-0.22
442572
564
1301
78.8
48.2
Sun, Jul 24, 2011
7518.52
-0.22
821729
2216
3198
55.0
53.6
Sat, Jul 24, 2010
7505.18
-0.16
704542
863
1523
84.2
48.2
Fri, Jul 24, 2009
7515.63
-0.20
795556
1185
2067
84.2
51.8
Averages of List
7499.08
-0.18
664660.10
1235.20
1921.70
77.22
51.68


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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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