Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 266 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 73% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7464.28 on Jun 22, 2021
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jun 21, 2021

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 55.72 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 47.49% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 392,979 acre feet

This is 60.59% of the June 22nd average of 648,545 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 410,501 acre feet

This is 44.82% of last year's release of 915,943 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 44,714 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 17,522 AF
Inflows for WY 2021 are 80.75% of WY 2020          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 37.30% of the Jun 23rd avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -28.51 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 10.11 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 2.49 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jun 22, 2021
7464.28
0.06
393921
1654
1443
86.0
43.0
Mon, Jun 21, 2021
7464.22
0.05
393538
918
739
83.0
41.0
Sun, Jun 20, 2021
7464.17
0.04
393218
1609
1462
85.0
42.0
Sat, Jun 19, 2021
7464.13
0.08
392963
1835
1560
83.0
46.0
Fri, Jun 18, 2021
7464.05
0.12
392453
1860
1457
86.0
48.0
Thu, Jun 17, 2021
7463.93
0.12
391689
1814
1412
88.0
48.0
Wed, Jun 16, 2021
7463.81
0.13
390926
1946
1512
91.0
44.0
Tue, Jun 15, 2021
7463.68
0.01
390101
1978
1928
91.0
41.0
Mon, Jun 14, 2021
7463.67
0.20
390037
2032
1375
90.0
38.0
Sun, Jun 13, 2021
7463.47
0.35
388769
2129
995
88.0
38.0
Sat, Jun 12, 2021
7463.12
0.52
386556
2527
860
86.0
37.0
Fri, Jun 11, 2021
7462.60
0.35
383283
2064
941
81.0
37.0
Thu, Jun 10, 2021
7462.25
0.46
381090
2488
1024
84.0
37.0
Wed, Jun 09, 2021
7461.79
0.55
378220
2605
866
83.0
35.0
Averages of List
7463.51
0.22
389054.57
1961.36
1255.29
86.07
41.07

Averages for June 23rd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7499.78
0.43
665084.63
3741.19
1893.02
79.24
39.94
All-Time
7499.78
0.43
665084.63
3741.19
1893.02
79.24
39.94

Last 10 June 23rd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jun 23, 2020
7492.95
0.16
604487
2314
1654
82.0
43.0
Sun, Jun 23, 2019
7494.90
1.76
619995
7179
96
61.0
31.0
Sat, Jun 23, 2018
7477.51
-0.29
488010
699
1727
79.0
36.0
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
7511.44
1.02
758399
5840
1327
81.0
42.0
Thu, Jun 23, 2016
7512.78
0.59
770181
3635
989
80.0
53.0
Tue, Jun 23, 2015
7518.95
-0.20
825661
5601
6499
86.0
41.0
Mon, Jun 23, 2014
7500.47
-0.52
665213
4015
6156
77.0
37.0
Sun, Jun 23, 2013
7472.02
-0.13
449540
1124
1554
78.0
35.0
Sat, Jun 23, 2012
7478.97
-0.33
498515
580
1765
87.8
44.6
Thu, Jun 23, 2011
7500.78
0.91
667771
5604
1802
82.4
39.2
Averages of List
7496.08
0.30
634777.20
3659.10
2356.90
79.42
40.18


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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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