Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 42 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 11% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7500.69 on Nov 10, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Nov 9, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 19.31 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 80.41% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 44,770 acre feet

This is 86.16% of the November 10th average of 51,961 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 112,867 acre feet

This is 13.07% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 68,779 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 68,097 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 149.59% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 119.52% of the Nov 11th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 62.60 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 7.89 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.48 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Nov 10, 2019
7500.69
-0.16
667028
669
1330
n/a
n/a
Sat, Nov 09, 2019
7500.85
-0.18
668349
624
1369
n/a
n/a
Fri, Nov 08, 2019
7501.03
-0.17
669836
657
1361
n/a
n/a
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
7501.20
-0.20
671242
539
1368
n/a
n/a
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
7501.40
-0.17
672898
662
1367
n/a
n/a
Tue, Nov 05, 2019
7501.57
-0.17
674307
662
1367
n/a
n/a
Mon, Nov 04, 2019
7501.74
-0.19
675717
576
1366
n/a
n/a
Sun, Nov 03, 2019
7501.93
-0.18
677295
616
1365
n/a
n/a
Sat, Nov 02, 2019
7502.11
-0.19
678792
574
1365
n/a
n/a
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
7502.30
-0.21
680373
488
1363
n/a
n/a
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
7502.51
-0.23
682122
403
1363
n/a
n/a
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
7502.74
-0.43
684040
568
1362
33.0
2.0
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
7502.93
0.19
685627
359
1364
30.0
19.0
Mon, Oct 28, 2019
7503.17
-0.19
687634
565
1360
60.0
14.0
Averages of List
7501.87
-0.18
676804.29
568.71
1362.14
41.00
11.67

Averages for November 11th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7488.76
-0.07
580828.45
554.94
843.43
46.93
17.17
All-Time
7488.76
-0.07
580828.45
554.94
843.43
46.93
17.17

Last 10 November 11th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Nov 11, 2018
7438.00
-0.09
249687
228
447
48.0
1.0
Sat, Nov 11, 2017
7500.35
-0.04
664225
527
688
53.0
19.0
Fri, Nov 11, 2016
7493.21
-0.04
606545
412
567
57.0
19.0
Wed, Nov 11, 2015
7501.45
-0.01
673312
379
416
35.0
15.0
Tue, Nov 11, 2014
7491.29
0.05
591418
477
275
51.0
8.0
Mon, Nov 11, 2013
7457.34
0.07
355065
551
335
55.0
12.0
Sun, Nov 11, 2012
7452.05
0.00
324106
281
278
24.8
8.6
Fri, Nov 11, 2011
7497.73
-0.04
642799
407
566
48.2
17.6
Thu, Nov 11, 2010
7486.35
-0.02
553274
433
505
37.4
19.4
Wed, Nov 11, 2009
7492.84
-0.04
603618
488
642
55.4
23.0
Averages of List
7481.06
-0.02
526404.90
418.30
471.90
46.48
14.26


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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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