Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 354 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 97% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7442.41 on Sep 18, 2021
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Nov 16, 2002

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 77.59 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 32.48% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 553,797 acre feet

This is 60.06% of the September 18th average of 922,034 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 693,346 acre feet

This is 75.7% of last year's release of 915,943 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 169,223 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 139,549 AF
Inflows for WY 2021 are 88.72% of WY 2020          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 41.83% of the Sep 19th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -31.41 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 27.74 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -6.06 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Sep 18, 2021
7442.41
-0.48
269412
406
1617
78.0
30.0
Fri, Sep 17, 2021
7442.89
-0.48
271833
428
1645
78.0
31.0
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
7443.37
-0.49
274267
382
1633
79.0
32.0
Wed, Sep 15, 2021
7443.86
-0.45
276767
15
1170
80.0
33.0
Tue, Sep 14, 2021
7444.31
-0.47
279077
386
1599
79.0
38.0
Mon, Sep 13, 2021
7444.78
-0.45
281503
470
1637
79.0
39.0
Sun, Sep 12, 2021
7445.23
-0.58
283837
365
1880
78.0
44.0
Sat, Sep 11, 2021
7445.81
-0.46
286863
423
1629
84.0
37.0
Fri, Sep 10, 2021
7446.27
-0.47
289277
451
1690
87.0
35.0
Thu, Sep 09, 2021
7446.74
-0.44
291755
451
1616
84.0
32.0
Wed, Sep 08, 2021
7447.18
-0.46
294087
422
1646
86.0
34.0
Tue, Sep 07, 2021
7447.64
-0.42
296536
567
1689
85.0
33.0
Mon, Sep 06, 2021
7448.06
-0.41
298783
483
1583
83.0
34.0
Sun, Sep 05, 2021
7448.47
-0.40
300987
543
1621
79.0
32.0
Averages of List
7445.50
-0.46
285356.00
413.71
1618.21
81.36
34.57

Averages for September 19th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7494.88
-0.16
629503.88
774.58
1410.77
71.80
32.22
All-Time
7494.88
-0.16
629503.88
774.58
1410.77
71.80
32.22

Last 10 September 19th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Sep 19, 2020
7473.52
-0.30
459890
445
1483
74.0
38.0
Thu, Sep 19, 2019
7511.12
-0.21
755600
692
1602
74.0
33.0
Wed, Sep 19, 2018
7447.51
-0.21
298828
965
900
78.0
34.0
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
7511.36
-0.44
757699
695
2623
70.0
28.0
Mon, Sep 19, 2016
7502.89
-0.25
685293
640
1678
78.0
30.0
Sat, Sep 19, 2015
7509.62
-0.18
742550
793
1564
71.0
28.0
Fri, Sep 19, 2014
7493.43
-0.20
608289
666
1451
78.0
37.0
Thu, Sep 19, 2013
7454.80
0.09
339997
1262
986
66.0
41.0
Wed, Sep 19, 2012
7457.77
-0.21
357652
266
894
73.4
30.2
Mon, Sep 19, 2011
7507.19
-0.15
721636
873
1504
71.6
30.2
Averages of List
7486.92
-0.21
572743.40
729.70
1468.50
73.40
32.94


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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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