Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 267 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 73% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7494.90 on Jun 23, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 18, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 25.1 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 74.74% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 819,086 acre feet

This is 123.25% of the June 23rd average of 664,581 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 478,757 acre feet

This is 53.07% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 337,594 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 340,329 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 224.11% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 144.57% of the Jun 24th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 17.39 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 57.72 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 22.49 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Jun 23, 2019
7494.90
1.76
619995
7179
96
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jun 22, 2019
7493.14
1.89
605991
8195
667
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jun 21, 2019
7491.25
2.16
591104
8566
65
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
7489.09
1.94
574285
8425
884
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jun 19, 2019
7487.15
1.94
559371
8412
964
68.0
42.0
Tue, Jun 18, 2019
7485.21
1.92
544641
8804
1524
68.0
41.0
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
7483.29
2.24
530244
9679
1305
73.0
39.0
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
7481.05
2.17
513677
9441
1448
70.0
36.0
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
7478.88
2.25
497864
10035
1883
77.0
39.0
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
7476.63
1.80
481734
9990
3564
77.0
44.0
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
7474.83
1.08
469027
9299
5478
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jun 12, 2019
7473.75
0.68
461487
8428
6032
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jun 11, 2019
7473.07
0.66
456772
8363
6049
74.0
31.0
Mon, Jun 10, 2019
7472.41
0.72
452219
8554
6046
69.0
33.0
Averages of List
7482.48
1.66
525600.79
8812.14
2571.79
72.00
38.13

Averages for June 24th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7500.39
0.37
670334.96
3593.80
1989.10
79.50
41.49
All-Time
7500.39
0.37
670334.96
3593.80
1989.10
79.50
41.49

Last 10 June 24th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Jun 24, 2018
7477.24
-0.27
486080
534
1487
79.0
40.0
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
7512.26
0.82
765598
5244
1590
81.0
39.0
Fri, Jun 24, 2016
7513.27
0.49
774513
3275
1066
80.0
46.0
Wed, Jun 24, 2015
7518.73
-0.22
823648
5204
6193
80.0
51.0
Tue, Jun 24, 2014
7500.05
-0.42
661756
3894
5614
78.0
37.0
Mon, Jun 24, 2013
7471.82
-0.20
448169
1090
1762
77.0
39.0
Sun, Jun 24, 2012
7478.67
-0.30
496347
588
1660
86.0
46.4
Fri, Jun 24, 2011
7501.94
1.16
677378
6168
1301
80.6
35.6
Thu, Jun 24, 2010
7508.80
0.04
735462
1695
1496
82.4
39.2
Wed, Jun 24, 2009
7518.92
0.12
825387
3362
2782
78.8
53.6
Averages of List
7500.17
0.12
669433.80
3105.40
2495.10
80.28
42.68


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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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