Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 66 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 18% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7432.04 on Dec 2, 2021
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 1, 2021

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 87.96 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 26.53% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 57,113 acre feet

This is 79.48% of the December 2nd average of 71,856 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 77,698 acre feet

This is 10.63% of last year's release of 730,936 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has fallen by 20,944 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 20,585 AF
Inflows for WY 2022 are 114.63% of WY 2021          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 72.84% of the Dec 4th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -32.43 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 2.55 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 0.97 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Dec 02, 2021
7432.04
0.07
220107
371
210
54.0
13.0
Wed, Dec 01, 2021
7431.97
0.03
219791
345
275
52.0
13.0
Tue, Nov 30, 2021
7431.94
0.06
219656
357
219
52.0
11.0
Mon, Nov 29, 2021
7431.88
0.09
219386
395
189
54.0
11.0
Sun, Nov 28, 2021
7431.79
0.04
218981
349
256
54.0
11.0
Sat, Nov 27, 2021
7431.75
0.05
218801
269
154
50.0
10.0
Fri, Nov 26, 2021
7431.70
0.15
218576
493
152
44.0
6.0
Thu, Nov 25, 2021
7431.55
0.03
217903
336
266
36.0
4.0
Wed, Nov 24, 2021
7431.52
0.12
217768
438
165
39.0
15.0
Tue, Nov 23, 2021
7431.40
0.03
217230
256
186
44.0
7.0
Mon, Nov 22, 2021
7431.37
0.09
217096
302
97
49.0
6.0
Sun, Nov 21, 2021
7431.28
0.09
216693
428
223
45.0
15.0
Sat, Nov 20, 2021
7431.19
0.12
216291
445
173
51.0
22.0
Fri, Nov 19, 2021
7431.07
0.07
215755
353
193
53.0
13.0
Averages of List
7431.60
0.07
218145.29
366.93
197.00
48.36
11.21

Averages for December 5th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7486.49
-0.12
561980.04
460.65
951.21
32.19
2.99
All-Time
7486.49
-0.12
561980.04
460.65
951.21
32.19
2.99

Last 10 December 5th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Dec 04, 2020
7464.47
-0.01
399370
271
300
27.0
-5.0
Wed, Dec 04, 2019
7497.12
-0.18
637854
479
1210
45.0
14.0
Tue, Dec 04, 2018
7437.98
0.00
249589
267
265
27.0
-15.0
Mon, Dec 04, 2017
7499.09
-0.13
653883
968
1502
39.0
12.0
Sun, Dec 04, 2016
7492.31
-0.01
599434
448
564
30.0
-2.0
Fri, Dec 04, 2015
7499.51
0.00
657322
516
513
39.0
10.0
Thu, Dec 04, 2014
7491.79
-0.04
595342
577
733
37.0
28.0
Wed, Dec 04, 2013
7459.72
0.10
369522
582
270
35.0
-2.0
Tue, Dec 04, 2012
7452.40
0.03
326104
362
273
42.8
8.6
Sun, Dec 04, 2011
7496.02
-0.20
628978
587
1477
19.4
6.8
Averages of List
7479.04
-0.04
511739.80
505.70
710.70
34.12
5.54


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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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