Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa



Water Summary
Today is day 194 of 366 for water year 2024. We are 53% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7484.80 on Thursday, April 11th, 2024
Blue Mesa was last within 3" of this elevation on Aug 9, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 34.6 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7519.40 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 64.82% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2024: 198,657 acre feet

This is 96.67% of the average of 205,492 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2024: 279,864 acre feet

This is % of last year's release of 712,035 acre feet
During WY 2024, water storage has fallen by 100,727 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 81,207 AF
Inflows for WY 2024 are 111.11% of WY 2023          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 100.71% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 36.19 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 12.80 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.13 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Apr 11, 2024
7484.80
-0.21
537,720
455
1244
53.0
23.0
Wed, Apr 10, 2024
7485.01
-0.14
539,307
776
1299
47.4
22.5
Tue, Apr 09, 2024
7485.15
-0.16
540,367
646
1246
46.7
20.0
Mon, Apr 08, 2024
7485.31
-0.16
541,579
738
1339
39.4
15.5
Sun, Apr 07, 2024
7485.47
-0.15
542,792
742
1305
37.3
21.3
Sat, Apr 06, 2024
7485.62
0.02
543,931
1442
1355
32.8
22.8
Fri, Apr 05, 2024
7485.60
-0.22
543,779
473
1306
54.7
29.6
Thu, Apr 04, 2024
7485.82
-0.16
545,451
710
1314
56.2
26.2
Wed, Apr 03, 2024
7485.98
-0.16
546,668
677
1281
51.1
25.6
Tue, Apr 02, 2024
7486.14
-0.19
547,886
620
1340
45.6
20.6
Mon, Apr 01, 2024
7486.33
-0.24
549,335
510
1424
41.5
24.0
Sun, Mar 31, 2024
7486.57
-0.16
551,167
756
1363
45.7
27.4
Sat, Mar 30, 2024
7486.73
-0.20
552,391
642
1404
47.4
24.4
Fri, Mar 29, 2024
7486.93
-0.21
553,921
568
1370
41.7
24.0
Averages of List
7485.82
-0.17
545,450
696.8
1327.9
45.8
23.4

Averages for April 11th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CUR ELEV vs AVG FOR DATE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled (07-03-1970)
7467.01
17.79
424,568
1120.06
1143.02
54.60
24.35
All-Time
7466.76
18.04
422,735
1145.13
1158.73
54.60
24.35

Last 10 April 11th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION TODAY vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Apr 11, 2023
7448.61
36.19
301,742
824
462
65.7
28.6
Mon, Apr 11, 2022
7436.96
47.84
242,848
127
0
54.0
30.0
Sun, Apr 11, 2021
7464.23
20.57
393,601
945
1129
61.0
17.0
Sat, Apr 11, 2020
7482.91
1.89
527,416
985
974
58.0
17.0
Thu, Apr 11, 2019
7440.01
44.79
259,645
1451
763
44.0
22.0
Wed, Apr 11, 2018
7481.85
2.95
519,565
675
1185
66.0
27.0
Tue, Apr 11, 2017
7491.03
-6.23
589,382
1852
973
57.0
18.0
Mon, Apr 11, 2016
7487.18
-2.38
559,600
1336
709
57.0
28.0
Sat, Apr 11, 2015
7491.18
-6.38
590,556
1116
0
59.0
21.0
Fri, Apr 11, 2014
7467.36
17.44
418,181
2144
509
64.0
24.0
Averages of List
7469.45
15.35
442,314
1324
779
49.0
24.4


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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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