Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 66 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 18% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7464.47 on Dec 4, 2020
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 3, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 55.53 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 48.15% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 50,772 acre feet

This is 68.62% of the December 4th average of 73,994 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 89,375 acre feet

This is 9.76% of last year's release of 915,943 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 39,265 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 38,603 AF
Inflows for WY 2021 are 73.9% of WY 2020          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 97.98% of the Dec 5th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -32.65 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 1.03 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 0.29 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Dec 04, 2020
7464.47
-0.01
399370
271
300
27.0
-5.0
Thu, Dec 03, 2020
7464.48
0.01
399434
353
318
26.0
-3.0
Wed, Dec 02, 2020
7464.47
-0.04
399370
288
415
27.0
2.0
Tue, Dec 01, 2020
7464.51
-0.08
399627
215
471
30.0
0.0
Mon, Nov 30, 2020
7464.59
0.06
400141
387
190
27.0
-1.0
Sun, Nov 29, 2020
7464.53
0.03
399755
331
231
31.0
-2.0
Sat, Nov 28, 2020
7464.50
0.06
399562
385
188
27.0
1.0
Fri, Nov 27, 2020
7464.44
0.02
399177
408
341
32.0
10.0
Thu, Nov 26, 2020
7464.42
0.02
399049
354
286
25.0
1.0
Wed, Nov 25, 2020
7464.40
0.03
398920
481
382
27.0
3.0
Tue, Nov 24, 2020
7464.37
0.01
398728
392
356
34.0
18.0
Mon, Nov 23, 2020
7464.36
0.11
398663
627
268
50.0
29.0
Sun, Nov 22, 2020
7464.25
0.07
397958
494
265
50.0
17.0
Sat, Nov 21, 2020
7464.18
0.05
397509
527
363
51.0
26.0
Averages of List
7464.43
0.02
399090.21
393.79
312.43
33.14
6.86

Averages for December 5th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7486.80
-0.12
564179.94
449.53
944.78
30.93
5.79
All-Time
7486.80
-0.12
564179.94
449.53
944.78
30.93
5.79

Last 10 December 5th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Dec 05, 2019
7497.03
-0.09
637126
637
1000
40.0
18.0
Wed, Dec 05, 2018
7437.96
-0.02
249491
269
316
18.0
-11.0
Tue, Dec 05, 2017
7498.80
-0.29
651513
347
1538
34.0
3.0
Mon, Dec 05, 2016
7492.24
-0.07
598883
366
640
37.0
7.0
Sat, Dec 05, 2015
7499.50
-0.01
657241
505
543
37.0
8.0
Fri, Dec 05, 2014
7491.80
0.01
595420
736
694
42.0
24.0
Thu, Dec 05, 2013
7459.77
0.05
369830
346
188
6.0
-13.0
Wed, Dec 05, 2012
7452.41
0.01
326161
308
277
48.2
12.2
Mon, Dec 05, 2011
7495.75
-0.27
626807
242
1333
24.8
-14.8
Sun, Dec 05, 2010
7486.74
0.02
556243
581
500
39.2
17.6
Averages of List
7481.20
-0.07
526871.50
433.70
702.90
32.62
5.10


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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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