Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 204 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 56% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7442.70 on Apr 20, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Oct 4, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 77.3 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 32.95% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 178,400 acre feet

This is 78.01% of the April 20th average of 228,679 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 186,705 acre feet

This is 20.7% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 9,071 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 8,305 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 89.25% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at NAN% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -37.37 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 4.00 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Apr 20, 2019
7442.70
0.64
273330
2319
651
n/a
n/a
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
7442.06
0.49
270037
2059
787
n/a
n/a
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
7441.57
0.32
267531
1667
838
n/a
n/a
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
7441.25
0.34
265902
1604
727
n/a
n/a
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
7440.91
0.26
264178
1410
740
n/a
n/a
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
7440.65
0.13
262864
1151
812
n/a
n/a
Sun, Apr 14, 2019
7440.52
0.18
262208
1018
553
n/a
n/a
Sat, Apr 13, 2019
7440.34
0.18
261302
1047
583
n/a
n/a
Fri, Apr 12, 2019
7440.16
0.15
260397
1134
748
n/a
n/a
Thu, Apr 11, 2019
7440.01
0.27
259645
1451
763
n/a
n/a
Wed, Apr 10, 2019
7439.74
0.44
258294
1471
358
n/a
n/a
Tue, Apr 09, 2019
7439.30
0.44
256102
1527
420
n/a
n/a
Mon, Apr 08, 2019
7438.86
0.16
253920
1156
750
n/a
n/a
Sun, Apr 07, 2019
7438.70
0.29
253129
1180
453
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7440.48
0.31
262059.93
1442.43
655.93
n/a
n/a

Averages for April 22nd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7467.77
0.06
429383.52
1492.06
1300.20
57.85
26.00
All-Time
7467.77
0.06
429383.52
1492.06
1300.20
57.85
26.00

Last 10 April 22nd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Apr 21, 2018
7479.95
-0.12
505631
862
1290
48.0
30.0
Fri, Apr 21, 2017
7496.24
0.61
630749
3164
677
48.0
30.0
Thu, Apr 21, 2016
7488.22
-0.09
567574
1190
1526
62.0
24.0
Tue, Apr 21, 2015
7492.49
-0.17
600854
1043
1705
60.0
24.0
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
7472.44
0.87
452426
3659
639
64.0
28.0
Sun, Apr 21, 2013
7454.94
-0.08
340818
502
728
53.6
24.8
Sat, Apr 21, 2012
7484.10
-0.18
536296
585
1252
69.8
24.8
Thu, Apr 21, 2011
7476.16
0.01
478400
1690
1642
59.0
35.6
Wed, Apr 21, 2010
7487.89
0.65
565038
3029
506
60.8
30.2
Tue, Apr 21, 2009
7485.54
0.26
547134
2107
1104
64.4
24.8
Averages of List
7481.80
0.18
522492.00
1783.10
1106.90
58.96
27.62


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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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Water data sourced from Blue Mesa Source Data
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