Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 114 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 31% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7487.61 on Jan 21, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 20, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 32.39 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 67.86% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 113,637 acre feet

This is 99.32% of the January 21st average of 114,411 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 287,066 acre feet

This is 33.25% of last year's release of 863,400 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 172,916 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 173,429 AF
Inflows for WY 2020 are 144.7% of WY 2019          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 115.18% of the Jan 22nd avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 49.19 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 20.97 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.83 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
7487.61
-0.13
562891
566
1065
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jan 20, 2020
7487.74
-0.21
563887
377
1186
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jan 19, 2020
7487.95
-0.11
565499
439
862
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jan 18, 2020
7488.06
-0.15
566344
419
998
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
7488.21
-0.13
567497
554
1055
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jan 16, 2020
7488.34
-0.16
568498
455
1074
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jan 15, 2020
7488.50
-0.10
569730
506
892
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jan 14, 2020
7488.60
-0.11
570501
562
987
31.0
-16.0
Mon, Jan 13, 2020
7488.71
-0.12
571350
542
1006
23.0
0.0
Sun, Jan 12, 2020
7488.83
-0.15
572276
460
1042
12.0
-10.0
Sat, Jan 11, 2020
7488.98
-0.14
573435
499
1042
27.0
-15.0
Fri, Jan 10, 2020
7489.12
-0.15
574518
514
1096
28.0
6.0
Thu, Jan 09, 2020
7489.27
-0.17
575679
430
1092
16.0
-10.0
Wed, Jan 08, 2020
7489.44
-0.12
576996
545
1012
21.0
-14.0
Averages of List
7488.53
-0.14
569935.79
490.57
1029.21
22.57
-8.43

Averages for January 22nd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7478.89
-0.16
503240.96
420.43
1010.06
21.85
-6.03
All-Time
7478.89
-0.16
503240.96
420.43
1010.06
21.85
-6.03

Last 10 January 22nd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
7438.48
0.06
252044
439
288
28.0
-2.0
Mon, Jan 22, 2018
7487.80
-0.13
564348
420
920
25.0
-2.0
Sun, Jan 22, 2017
7490.97
-0.09
588912
410
762
21.0
6.0
Fri, Jan 22, 2016
7492.29
-0.10
599277
417
811
12.0
-14.0
Thu, Jan 22, 2015
7486.22
-0.14
552287
469
1002
12.0
-14.0
Wed, Jan 22, 2014
7462.36
0.00
385947
307
305
15.0
-16.0
Tue, Jan 22, 2013
7452.57
-0.02
327077
234
289
23.0
-14.8
Sun, Jan 22, 2012
7486.07
-0.07
551148
497
762
24.8
-5.8
Sat, Jan 22, 2011
7486.57
0.10
554948
387
0
33.8
6.8
Fri, Jan 22, 2010
7487.73
-0.17
563811
352
1006
30.2
5.0
Averages of List
7477.11
-0.06
493979.90
393.20
614.50
22.48
-5.08


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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
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