Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa



Water Summary
Today is day 197 of 366 for water year 2024. We are 54% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7484.69 on Sunday, April 14th, 2024
Blue Mesa was last within 3" of this elevation on Apr 13, 2024

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 34.71 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7519.40 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 64.72% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2024: 206,427 acre feet

This is 97.14% of the average of 212,501 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2024: 288,395 acre feet

This is % of last year's release of 712,035 acre feet
During WY 2024, water storage has fallen by 101,558 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 81,968 AF
Inflows for WY 2024 are 108.37% of WY 2023          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 165.16% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 34.29 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 0.01 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.64 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Apr 14, 2024
7484.69
0.01
536,889
1514
1464
60.4
28.8
Sat, Apr 13, 2024
7484.68
-0.09
536,814
1103
1434
57.1
30.4
Fri, Apr 12, 2024
7484.77
-0.03
537,493
1300
1403
57.6
25.9
Thu, Apr 11, 2024
7484.80
-0.21
537,720
455
1244
53.0
23.0
Wed, Apr 10, 2024
7485.01
-0.14
539,307
776
1299
47.4
22.5
Tue, Apr 09, 2024
7485.15
-0.16
540,367
646
1246
46.7
20.0
Mon, Apr 08, 2024
7485.31
-0.16
541,579
738
1339
39.4
15.5
Sun, Apr 07, 2024
7485.47
-0.15
542,792
742
1305
37.3
21.3
Sat, Apr 06, 2024
7485.62
0.02
543,931
1442
1355
32.8
22.8
Fri, Apr 05, 2024
7485.60
-0.22
543,779
473
1306
54.7
29.6
Thu, Apr 04, 2024
7485.82
-0.16
545,451
710
1314
56.2
26.2
Wed, Apr 03, 2024
7485.98
-0.16
546,668
677
1281
51.1
25.6
Tue, Apr 02, 2024
7486.14
-0.19
547,886
620
1340
45.6
20.6
Mon, Apr 01, 2024
7486.33
-0.24
549,335
510
1424
41.5
24.0
Averages of List
7485.38
-0.13
542,144
836.1
1339.6
48.6
24.0

Averages for April 14th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CUR ELEV vs AVG FOR DATE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled (07-03-1970)
7466.98
17.71
424,489
1186.00
1157.87
54.89
24.15
All-Time
7466.74
17.95
422,636
1199.05
1177.93
54.89
24.15

Last 10 April 14th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION TODAY vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Apr 14, 2023
7450.40
34.29
311,503
2102
295
39.7
20.7
Thu, Apr 14, 2022
7436.81
47.88
242,138
702
957
47.0
13.0
Wed, Apr 14, 2021
7464.12
20.57
392,900
1100
1154
61.0
38.0
Tue, Apr 14, 2020
7482.46
2.23
524,077
599
1372
37.0
8.0
Sun, Apr 14, 2019
7440.52
44.17
262,208
1018
553
40.0
17.0
Sat, Apr 14, 2018
7480.95
3.74
512,943
700
1058
46.0
24.0
Fri, Apr 14, 2017
7491.95
-7.26
596,600
2704
1028
66.0
25.0
Thu, Apr 14, 2016
7488.12
-3.43
566,805
1515
496
62.0
30.0
Tue, Apr 14, 2015
7492.00
-7.31
596,993
1122
0
64.0
17.0
Mon, Apr 14, 2014
7468.97
15.72
428,874
1952
494
39.0
19.0
Averages of List
7469.79
14.90
444,604
1306
742
52.4
22.8


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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 = 1.9835 * 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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