Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 259 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 71% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7463.67 on Jun 14, 2021
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Apr 17, 2021

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 56.33 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 47.02% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 365,976 acre feet

This is 62.73% of the June 14th average of 583,431 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 387,665 acre feet

This is 42.32% of last year's release of 915,943 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 48,598 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 21,689 AF
Inflows for WY 2021 are 80.18% of WY 2020          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 45.76% of the Jun 16th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -28.70 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 9.50 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 6.25 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
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
Tue, Jun 08, 2021
7461.24
0.66
374804
3050
980
80.0
39.0
Mon, Jun 07, 2021
7460.58
0.78
370730
3654
1228
82.0
42.0
Sun, Jun 06, 2021
7459.80
0.57
365949
3133
1367
78.0
44.0
Sat, Jun 05, 2021
7459.23
0.61
362479
3251
1369
81.0
44.0
Fri, Jun 04, 2021
7458.62
0.46
358776
2689
1279
84.0
40.0
Thu, Jun 03, 2021
7458.16
0.30
356009
2279
1361
80.0
37.0
Wed, Jun 02, 2021
7457.86
0.44
354220
2473
1141
74.0
36.0
Tue, Jun 01, 2021
7457.42
0.28
351608
2102
1252
72.0
31.0
Averages of List
7460.70
0.47
371609.29
2605.43
1145.57
81.64
38.21

Averages for June 16th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7496.08
0.67
634843.48
4299.46
1564.12
75.93
41.92
All-Time
7496.08
0.67
634843.48
4299.46
1564.12
75.93
41.92

Last 10 June 16th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jun 16, 2020
7492.73
0.11
602748
2113
1653
80.0
43.0
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
7481.05
2.17
513677
9441
1448
70.0
36.0
Sat, Jun 16, 2018
7479.00
-0.18
498732
952
1589
81.0
52.0
Fri, Jun 16, 2017
7502.98
1.10
686045
6013
1368
81.0
37.0
Thu, Jun 16, 2016
7507.97
0.81
728319
4234
710
77.0
35.0
Tue, Jun 16, 2015
7517.67
0.88
813985
7115
3067
73.0
46.0
Mon, Jun 16, 2014
7503.45
-0.29
689978
4915
6118
71.0
33.0
Sun, Jun 16, 2013
7471.81
0.29
448101
1957
938
71.0
41.0
Sat, Jun 16, 2012
7480.92
-0.26
512723
745
1686
78.8
44.6
Thu, Jun 16, 2011
7493.30
1.21
607259
7242
2401
77.0
46.4
Averages of List
7493.09
0.58
610156.70
4472.70
2097.80
75.98
41.40


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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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