Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 302 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 83% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7457.79 on Jul 28, 2021
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jul 27, 2021

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 62.21 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 42.65% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 472,460 acre feet

This is 57.93% of the July 28th average of 815,634 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 528,867 acre feet

This is 57.74% of last year's release of 915,943 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 84,831 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 56,407 AF
Inflows for WY 2021 are 84.44% of WY 2020          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 72.00% of the Jul 29th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -29.25 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 3.62 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.50 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
7457.79
0.01
353804
1546
1501
87.0
55.0
Tue, Jul 27, 2021
7457.78
-0.06
353745
1325
1489
86.0
49.0
Mon, Jul 26, 2021
7457.84
0.00
354101
1572
1556
85.0
52.0
Sun, Jul 25, 2021
7457.84
-0.02
354101
1468
1512
80.0
53.0
Sat, Jul 24, 2021
7457.86
-0.11
354220
1362
1676
75.0
53.0
Fri, Jul 23, 2021
7457.97
-0.20
354875
1083
1669
83.0
52.0
Thu, Jul 22, 2021
7458.17
-0.25
356069
842
1582
80.0
54.0
Wed, Jul 21, 2021
7458.42
-0.37
357569
741
1853
85.0
53.0
Tue, Jul 20, 2021
7458.79
-0.29
359806
843
1715
85.0
54.0
Mon, Jul 19, 2021
7459.08
-0.34
361569
819
1842
89.0
50.0
Sun, Jul 18, 2021
7459.42
-0.35
363633
931
1989
88.0
45.0
Sat, Jul 17, 2021
7459.77
-0.27
365766
940
1755
84.0
50.0
Fri, Jul 16, 2021
7460.04
-0.25
367416
958
1713
79.0
44.0
Thu, Jul 15, 2021
7460.29
-0.28
368948
1010
1860
80.0
43.0
Averages of List
7458.65
-0.20
358973.00
1102.86
1693.71
83.29
50.50

Averages for July 29th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7502.58
-0.06
690634.77
1506.44
1701.46
78.33
48.84
All-Time
7502.58
-0.06
690634.77
1506.44
1701.46
78.33
48.84

Last 10 July 29th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Jul 29, 2020
7486.91
-0.13
557539
1067
1548
83.0
48.0
Mon, Jul 29, 2019
7518.99
-0.13
826028
2727
3305
75.0
45.0
Sun, Jul 29, 2018
7465.14
-0.32
403687
471
1498
74.0
43.0
Sat, Jul 29, 2017
7518.02
0.16
817169
2485
1728
70.0
55.0
Fri, Jul 29, 2016
7512.78
-0.24
770181
976
2023
84.0
44.0
Wed, Jul 29, 2015
7516.86
-0.08
806641
1358
1700
80.0
44.0
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
7500.17
0.04
662743
1913
1726
71.0
55.0
Mon, Jul 29, 2013
7463.45
-0.13
392848
1131
1532
71.0
48.0
Sun, Jul 29, 2012
7469.75
-0.25
434109
601
1434
82.4
55.4
Fri, Jul 29, 2011
7517.24
-0.28
810082
1930
3188
84.2
48.2
Averages of List
7496.93
-0.14
648102.70
1465.90
1968.20
77.46
48.56


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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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