Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa



Water Summary
Today is day 150 of 366 for water year 2024. We are 41% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7487.95 on Tuesday, February 27th, 2024
Blue Mesa was last within 3" of this elevation on Feb 26, 2024

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 31.45 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7519.40 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 67.72% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2024: 162,784 acre feet

This is 112.88% of the average of 144,212 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2024: 204,656 acre feet

This is % of last year's release of 712,035 acre feet
During WY 2024, water storage has fallen by 76,687 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 41,872 AF
Inflows for WY 2024 are 119.84% of WY 2023          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 146.58% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 40.37 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 0.14 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -0.19 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Feb 27, 2024
7487.95
0.13
561,760
719
209
31.8
4.9
Mon, Feb 26, 2024
7487.82
-0.06
560,758
179
407
39.2
24.5
Sun, Feb 25, 2024
7487.88
0.06
561,221
488
250
37.3
7.2
Sat, Feb 24, 2024
7487.82
0.01
560,758
337
293
31.3
6.7
Fri, Feb 23, 2024
7487.81
-0.02
560,681
451
524
31.0
6.7
Thu, Feb 22, 2024
7487.83
-0.01
560,835
498
532
31.5
6.4
Wed, Feb 21, 2024
7487.84
-0.02
560,912
545
618
31.7
10.4
Tue, Feb 20, 2024
7487.86
-0.09
561,066
267
612
32.7
10.0
Mon, Feb 19, 2024
7487.95
-0.04
561,760
478
630
30.6
10.7
Sun, Feb 18, 2024
7487.99
-0.06
562,069
370
599
29.9
-5.5
Sat, Feb 17, 2024
7488.05
-0.01
562,532
578
612
30.0
2.1
Fri, Feb 16, 2024
7488.06
-0.04
562,609
469
621
32.0
8.0
Thu, Feb 15, 2024
7488.10
-0.04
562,918
451
603
31.1
3.2
Wed, Feb 14, 2024
7488.14
-0.06
563,226
393
622
31.6
-5.9
Averages of List
7487.94
-0.02
561,650
444.5
509.4
32.3
6.4

Averages for February 27th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CUR ELEV vs AVG FOR DATE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled (07-03-1970)
7471.86
16.09
454,682
434.43
1004.22
32.29
3.60
All-Time
7471.92
16.03
454,901
434.41
1019.95
32.29
3.60

Last 10 February 27th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION TODAY vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Feb 27, 2023
7447.58
40.37
296,216
371
233
30.7
-0.6
Sun, Feb 27, 2022
7436.54
51.41
240,863
337
287
24.0
-7.0
Sat, Feb 27, 2021
7465.37
22.58
400,921
294
615
28.0
6.0
Thu, Feb 27, 2020
7484.27
3.68
537,570
396
542
23.0
-8.0
Wed, Feb 27, 2019
7437.55
50.40
247,489
317
338
23.0
-10.0
Tue, Feb 27, 2018
7485.59
2.36
547,512
461
570
44.0
9.0
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
7488.65
-0.70
570,887
434
584
30.0
1.0
Sat, Feb 27, 2016
7487.34
0.61
560,824
559
940
30.0
0.0
Fri, Feb 27, 2015
7485.45
2.50
546,453
493
450
32.0
12.0
Thu, Feb 27, 2014
7464.25
23.70
397,958
513
283
33.0
15.0
Averages of List
7468.26
19.69
434,629
450
466
32.2
6.7


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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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