Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 272 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 75% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7463.65 on Jun 27, 2022
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jun 26, 2022

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 56.35 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 47.01% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 488,607 acre feet

This is 71.86% of the June 27th average of 679,925 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 333,317 acre feet

This is 45.6% of last year's release of 730,936 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has risen by 389,669 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 155,290 AF
Inflows for WY 2022 are 120.35% of WY 2021          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 39.70% of the Jun 29th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -0.35 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 34.16 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 2.17 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Jun 27, 2022
7463.65
0.15
389,910
1802
1305
75.0
44.0
Sun, Jun 26, 2022
7463.50
0.12
388,959
1544
1143
71.0
51.0
Sat, Jun 25, 2022
7463.38
0.05
388,199
1474
1296
77.0
41.0
Fri, Jun 24, 2022
7463.33
0.05
387,883
1569
1392
74.0
43.0
Thu, Jun 23, 2022
7463.28
0.01
387,567
1617
1568
70.0
44.0
Wed, Jun 22, 2022
7463.27
0.06
387,504
1639
1430
74.0
48.0
Tue, Jun 21, 2022
7463.21
0.21
387,125
1784
1098
78.0
35.0
Mon, Jun 20, 2022
7463.00
0.23
385,799
1802
1054
72.0
44.0
Sun, Jun 19, 2022
7462.77
0.36
384,352
2361
1204
70.0
52.0
Sat, Jun 18, 2022
7462.41
0.29
382,092
2026
1093
74.0
53.0
Fri, Jun 17, 2022
7462.12
0.16
380,278
1700
1179
82.0
48.0
Thu, Jun 16, 2022
7461.96
0.18
379,279
1829
1246
87.0
33.0
Wed, Jun 15, 2022
7461.78
0.30
378,157
2156
1198
79.0
33.0
Tue, Jun 14, 2022
7461.48
0.39
376,292
2426
1191
72.0
48.0
Averages of List
7462.80
0.18
384,528
1837.79
1242.64
75.36
44.07

Averages for June 29th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7500.99
0.27
675,743
3118.83
1939.36
79.69
44.40
All-Time
7500.99
0.27
675,743
3118.83
1939.36
79.69
44.40

Last 10 June 29th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jun 29, 2021
7463.99
0.05
392,071
1740
1562
71.0
52.0
Mon, Jun 29, 2020
7491.78
-0.17
595,263
1219
1871
79.0
42.0
Sat, Jun 29, 2019
7502.47
1.40
681,789
7490
1608
83.0
49.0
Fri, Jun 29, 2018
7475.40
-0.34
473,032
559
1748
86.0
35.0
Thu, Jun 29, 2017
7514.96
0.35
789,552
3395
1794
78.0
37.0
Wed, Jun 29, 2016
7514.64
0.16
786,693
2228
1483
80.0
44.0
Mon, Jun 29, 2015
7517.87
-0.22
815,804
3844
4828
84.0
53.0
Sun, Jun 29, 2014
7499.74
0.04
659,209
3244
3055
82.0
37.0
Sat, Jun 29, 2013
7470.81
-0.24
441,280
869
1672
84.0
51.0
Fri, Jun 29, 2012
7477.13
-0.29
485,295
600
1624
82.4
n/a
Averages of List
7492.88
0.07
611,999
2518.80
2124.50
80.94
44.44


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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
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