Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 258 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 71% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7476.63 on Jun 14, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jun 26, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 43.37 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 58.08% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 662,913 acre feet

This is 112.28% of the June 14th average of 590,401 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 461,231 acre feet

This is 51.13% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 199,333 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 201,682 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 189.25% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 197.43% of the Jun 15th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -2.72 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 5.76 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
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
Wed, Jun 05, 2019
7469.73
-0.09
433975
5744
6033
74.0
35.0
Tue, Jun 04, 2019
7469.82
-0.17
434581
5447
6008
70.0
36.0
Mon, Jun 03, 2019
7469.99
-0.31
435728
4932
5970
76.0
41.0
Sun, Jun 02, 2019
7470.30
-0.57
437822
4011
5943
77.0
38.0
Sat, Jun 01, 2019
7470.87
-0.81
441688
3187
5954
70.0
35.0
Averages of List
7471.72
0.35
447566.57
7058.07
5796.71
73.55
36.73

Averages for June 15th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7495.80
0.68
632646.34
4304.94
1554.22
77.95
39.55
All-Time
7495.80
0.68
632646.34
4304.94
1554.22
77.95
39.55

Last 10 June 15th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
7479.18
-0.17
500035
952
1553
85.0
43.0
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
7501.88
0.92
676880
5891
1983
80.0
35.0
Wed, Jun 15, 2016
7507.16
0.85
721379
4621
942
80.0
37.0
Mon, Jun 15, 2015
7516.79
0.95
806008
6959
2615
75.0
41.0
Sun, Jun 15, 2014
7503.74
-0.16
692410
5461
6114
73.0
30.0
Sat, Jun 15, 2013
7471.52
0.32
446117
2064
944
77.0
35.0
Fri, Jun 15, 2012
7481.18
-0.26
514631
747
1690
80.6
42.8
Wed, Jun 15, 2011
7492.09
1.36
597701
6934
1535
78.8
44.6
Tue, Jun 15, 2010
7507.47
0.44
724032
2525
603
78.8
39.2
Mon, Jun 15, 2009
7517.73
0.06
814531
3138
2837
71.6
35.6
Averages of List
7497.87
0.43
649372.40
3929.20
2081.60
77.98
38.32


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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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