Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 351 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 96% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7511.82 on Sep 15, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Sep 18, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 8.18 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 91.83% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 1,301,460 acre feet

This is 139.82% of the September 15th average of 930,840 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 815,716 acre feet

This is 90.43% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 479,330 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 485,744 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 294.07% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 93.61% of the Sep 16th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 63.57 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 84.82 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.35 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Sep 15, 2019
7511.82
-0.21
761731
687
1599
n/a
n/a
Sat, Sep 14, 2019
7512.03
-0.20
763575
729
1598
n/a
n/a
Fri, Sep 13, 2019
7512.23
-0.23
765334
607
1611
n/a
n/a
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
7512.46
-0.20
767359
728
1600
n/a
n/a
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
7512.66
-0.24
769122
549
1600
n/a
n/a
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
7512.90
-0.19
771241
771
1600
n/a
n/a
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
7513.09
-0.23
772920
528
1537
n/a
n/a
Sun, Sep 08, 2019
7513.32
-0.16
774956
803
1500
n/a
n/a
Sat, Sep 07, 2019
7513.48
-0.18
776373
713
1500
n/a
n/a
Fri, Sep 06, 2019
7513.66
-0.11
777970
1025
1500
n/a
n/a
Thu, Sep 05, 2019
7513.77
-0.07
778947
1205
1500
83.0
44.0
Wed, Sep 04, 2019
7513.84
-0.17
779568
757
1500
85.0
46.0
Tue, Sep 03, 2019
7514.01
-0.16
781079
800
1500
85.0
37.0
Mon, Sep 02, 2019
7514.17
-0.15
782503
845
1500
85.0
38.0
Averages of List
7513.10
-0.18
773048.43
767.64
1546.07
84.50
41.25

Averages for September 16th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7495.48
-0.16
634382.58
798.62
1380.46
69.74
35.51
All-Time
7495.48
-0.16
634382.58
798.62
1380.46
69.74
35.51

Last 10 September 16th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Sep 16, 2018
7447.99
-0.75
301444
193
900
79.0
37.0
Sat, Sep 16, 2017
7512.22
-0.23
765246
800
1804
64.0
39.0
Fri, Sep 16, 2016
7503.43
-0.27
689810
703
1828
68.0
26.0
Wed, Sep 16, 2015
7510.16
-0.21
747234
947
1851
71.0
41.0
Tue, Sep 16, 2014
7493.98
-0.18
612658
609
1316
75.0
39.0
Mon, Sep 16, 2013
7454.66
0.02
339178
1202
1131
68.0
41.0
Sun, Sep 16, 2012
7458.49
-0.25
362010
308
1062
73.4
33.8
Fri, Sep 16, 2011
7507.59
-0.15
725060
880
1512
62.6
44.6
Thu, Sep 16, 2010
7496.32
-0.42
631393
489
2182
78.8
30.2
Wed, Sep 16, 2009
7503.76
-0.16
692577
616
1235
71.6
44.6
Averages of List
7488.86
-0.26
586661.00
674.70
1482.10
71.14
37.62


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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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