Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 74 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 20% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7495.75 on Dec 12, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 16, 2017

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 24.25 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 75.56% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 76,438 acre feet

This is 93.9% of the December 12th average of 81,404 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 186,025 acre feet

This is 21.55% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 109,000 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 109,587 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 147.32% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 115.18% of the Dec 13th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 58.06 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 12.83 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.02 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
7495.75
-0.27
626807
465
1557
n/a
n/a
Wed, Dec 11, 2019
7496.02
-0.29
628978
394
1568
n/a
n/a
Tue, Dec 10, 2019
7496.31
-0.27
631313
479
1574
n/a
n/a
Mon, Dec 09, 2019
7496.58
-0.19
633490
505
1275
n/a
n/a
Sun, Dec 08, 2019
7496.77
-0.03
635024
768
887
n/a
n/a
Sat, Dec 07, 2019
7496.80
-0.12
635266
433
919
n/a
n/a
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
7496.92
-0.11
636236
563
1008
n/a
n/a
Thu, Dec 05, 2019
7497.03
-0.09
637126
637
1000
n/a
n/a
Wed, Dec 04, 2019
7497.12
-0.18
637854
479
1210
n/a
n/a
Tue, Dec 03, 2019
7497.30
-0.09
639311
524
889
n/a
n/a
Mon, Dec 02, 2019
7497.39
-0.13
640041
457
985
n/a
n/a
Sun, Dec 01, 2019
7497.52
-0.11
641095
364
892
n/a
n/a
Sat, Nov 30, 2019
7497.63
-0.14
641987
442
1012
44.0
18.0
Fri, Nov 29, 2019
7497.77
-0.10
643124
583
989
47.0
23.0
Averages of List
7496.92
-0.15
636260.86
506.64
1126.07
45.50
20.50

Averages for December 13th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7485.42
-0.14
553349.66
452.76
1030.68
32.23
4.29
All-Time
7485.42
-0.14
553349.66
452.76
1030.68
32.23
4.29

Last 10 December 13th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
7437.59
-0.10
247684
393
636
21.0
-9.0
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
7496.35
-0.30
631635
401
1617
39.0
3.0
Tue, Dec 13, 2016
7492.14
0.04
598095
523
523
37.0
16.0
Sun, Dec 13, 2015
7498.72
0.04
650859
672
504
26.0
3.0
Sat, Dec 13, 2014
7491.11
-0.09
590008
662
1014
48.0
15.0
Fri, Dec 13, 2013
7460.07
0.04
371676
362
236
10.0
-14.0
Thu, Dec 13, 2012
7452.39
0.00
326047
263
260
26.6
-2.2
Tue, Dec 13, 2011
7493.54
-0.25
609162
466
1464
42.8
6.8
Mon, Dec 13, 2010
7486.75
0.00
556319
493
490
42.8
14.0
Sun, Dec 13, 2009
7491.13
-0.11
590164
435
867
32.0
5.0
Averages of List
7479.98
-0.07
517164.90
467.00
761.10
32.52
3.76


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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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