Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



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Water Summary
Today is day 109 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 30% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7438.31 on Jan 16, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 15, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 81.69 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 30.28% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 74,954 acre feet

This is 67.97% of the January 16th average of 110,272 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 105,485 acre feet

This is 11.69% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 31,193 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 30,531 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 67.62% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at 0% of the May 6th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -50.66 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 0.49 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
7438.31
0.04
251208
389
288
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jan 15, 2019
7438.27
0.01
251012
271
244
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jan 14, 2019
7438.26
0.00
250962
324
323
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jan 13, 2019
7438.26
0.06
250962
396
246
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jan 12, 2019
7438.20
0.12
250668
387
88
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jan 11, 2019
7438.08
0.06
250079
392
242
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jan 10, 2019
7438.02
0.04
249785
335
235
n/a
n/a
Wed, Jan 09, 2019
7437.98
0.06
249589
338
188
n/a
n/a
Tue, Jan 08, 2019
7437.92
0.04
249295
356
256
n/a
n/a
Mon, Jan 07, 2019
7437.88
-0.04
249100
245
342
n/a
n/a
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
7437.92
0.08
249295
420
221
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jan 05, 2019
7437.84
0.02
248904
302
251
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jan 04, 2019
7437.82
0.00
248806
279
277
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jan 03, 2019
7437.82
-0.01
248806
230
253
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7438.04
0.03
249890.79
333.14
246.71
n/a
n/a

Averages for January 17th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7480.55
-0.17
514562.22
387.54
1025.06
23.31
-5.16
All-Time
7480.55
-0.17
514562.22
387.54
1025.06
23.31
-5.16

Last 10 January 17th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
7488.40
-0.57
568960
-1534
680
32.0
-2.0
Tue, Jan 17, 2017
7491.23
0.02
590948
502
420
28.0
15.0
Sun, Jan 17, 2016
7492.92
-0.14
604250
449
1005
33.0
3.0
Sat, Jan 17, 2015
7487.00
-0.19
558226
490
1218
28.0
-2.0
Fri, Jan 17, 2014
7462.25
0.04
385254
389
260
26.0
-4.0
Thu, Jan 17, 2013
7452.65
-0.02
327536
223
278
17.6
-16.6
Tue, Jan 17, 2012
7486.53
-0.09
554643
421
764
26.6
-4.0
Mon, Jan 17, 2011
7486.54
0.01
554720
567
526
39.2
14.0
Sun, Jan 17, 2010
7488.36
-0.02
568652
354
428
26.6
-4.0
Sat, Jan 17, 2009
7489.64
0.12
578547
473
0
8.6
-18.4
Averages of List
7482.55
-0.08
529173.60
233.40
557.90
26.56
-1.90


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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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