Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



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Water Summary
Today is day 146 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 40% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7437.62 on Feb 22, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Feb 21, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 82.38 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 29.88% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 99,516 acre feet

This is 70.67% of the February 22nd average of 140,823 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 133,252 acre feet

This is 14.77% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 34,571 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 33,736 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 71.61% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at NAN% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -48.15 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -0.61 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Feb 22, 2019
7437.62
-0.06
247830
371
516
n/a
n/a
Thu, Feb 21, 2019
7437.68
-0.06
248123
346
490
n/a
n/a
Wed, Feb 20, 2019
7437.74
0.00
248415
358
355
n/a
n/a
Tue, Feb 19, 2019
7437.74
-0.04
248415
339
435
n/a
n/a
Mon, Feb 18, 2019
7437.78
-0.01
248611
329
351
n/a
n/a
Sun, Feb 17, 2019
7437.79
-0.27
248660
271
318
n/a
n/a
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
7437.81
0.02
248757
316
906
n/a
n/a
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
7438.05
0.26
249932
437
286
n/a
n/a
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
7437.99
0.20
249638
467
638
n/a
n/a
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
7438.06
0.27
249981
576
376
n/a
n/a
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
7437.98
0.19
249589
325
520
n/a
n/a
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
7438.06
-0.10
249981
381
625
n/a
n/a
Sun, Feb 10, 2019
7438.16
-0.07
250471
270
441
n/a
n/a
Sat, Feb 09, 2019
7438.23
-0.07
250815
287
459
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7437.91
0.02
249229.86
362.36
479.71
n/a
n/a

Averages for February 23rd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7474.13
-0.18
468894.72
414.34
1037.00
30.94
6.56
All-Time
7474.13
-0.18
468894.72
414.34
1037.00
30.94
6.56

Last 10 February 23rd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Feb 23, 2018
7485.73
0.09
548571
409
558
33.0
0.0
Thu, Feb 23, 2017
7489.19
-0.14
575059
566
1108
28.0
10.0
Tue, Feb 23, 2016
7487.90
-0.16
565115
558
1173
30.0
6.0
Mon, Feb 23, 2015
7485.44
0.02
546378
589
508
28.0
17.0
Sun, Feb 23, 2014
7464.07
0.04
396805
400
267
33.0
10.0
Sat, Feb 23, 2013
7452.89
0.00
328913
276
273
19.4
-11.2
Thu, Feb 23, 2012
7483.92
-0.04
534948
357
504
39.2
n/a
Wed, Feb 23, 2011
7484.15
-0.22
536670
410
1237
35.6
10.4
Tue, Feb 23, 2010
7485.44
-0.07
546378
349
611
12.2
-22.0
Mon, Feb 23, 2009
7486.68
-0.05
555785
706
894
44.6
26.6
Averages of List
7480.54
-0.05
513462.20
462.00
713.30
30.30
5.20


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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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