Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 263 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 72% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7487.15 on Jun 19, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 25, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 32.85 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 67.43% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 754,890 acre feet

This is 119.15% of the June 19th average of 633,581 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 475,362 acre feet

This is 52.7% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 276,970 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 279,528 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 209.65% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 184.27% of the Jun 20th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 8.49 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 49.97 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 17.34 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Jun 19, 2019
7487.15
1.94
559371
8412
964
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jun 18, 2019
7485.21
1.92
544641
8804
1524
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
7483.29
2.24
530244
9679
1305
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
7481.05
2.17
513677
9441
1448
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
7478.88
2.25
497864
10035
1883
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
7476.63
1.80
481734
9990
3564
n/a
n/a
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
Sun, Jun 09, 2019
7471.69
0.82
447280
8836
5998
74.0
41.0
Sat, Jun 08, 2019
7470.87
0.63
441688
8188
6016
76.0
39.0
Fri, Jun 07, 2019
7470.24
0.43
437417
7511
6029
77.0
38.0
Thu, Jun 06, 2019
7469.81
0.08
434514
6323
6034
72.0
37.0
Averages of List
7476.35
1.24
480566.79
8704.50
4169.29
73.67
36.50

Averages for June 20th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7498.73
0.49
656447.42
3863.04
1791.08
78.49
39.96
All-Time
7498.73
0.49
656447.42
3863.04
1791.08
78.49
39.96

Last 10 June 20th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
7478.41
-0.25
494472
878
1767
76.0
40.0
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
7508.05
1.23
729006
6815
1481
84.0
44.0
Mon, Jun 20, 2016
7510.79
0.69
752719
3674
621
91.0
46.0
Sat, Jun 20, 2015
7519.33
0.03
829145
6791
6626
84.0
44.0
Fri, Jun 20, 2014
7501.96
-0.41
677545
4431
6127
78.0
32.0
Thu, Jun 20, 2013
7472.32
0.01
451600
1403
1349
80.0
37.0
Wed, Jun 20, 2012
7479.86
-0.30
504975
621
1703
78.8
39.2
Mon, Jun 20, 2011
7498.19
1.08
646539
5954
1512
60.8
39.2
Sun, Jun 20, 2010
7508.46
0.18
732532
2083
1277
78.8
35.6
Sat, Jun 20, 2009
7518.32
0.20
819904
3542
2596
73.4
44.6
Averages of List
7499.57
0.25
663843.70
3619.20
2505.90
78.48
40.16


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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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