Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 312 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 85% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7459.62 on Aug 6, 2022
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Aug 5, 2022

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 60.38 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 43.98% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 577,569 acre feet

This is 69.09% of the August 6th average of 835,964 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 445,998 acre feet

This is 61.02% of last year's release of 730,936 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has risen by 364,610 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 131,571 AF
Inflows for WY 2022 are 116.46% of WY 2021          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 69.17% of the Aug 7th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 2.85 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is down 4.19 feet from the high for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.31 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Aug 06, 2022
7459.62
-0.08
364,851
1199
1431
84.0
50.0
Fri, Aug 05, 2022
7459.70
-0.15
365,339
1109
1556
82.0
52.0
Thu, Aug 04, 2022
7459.85
-0.10
366,255
1152
1446
84.0
49.0
Wed, Aug 03, 2022
7459.95
-0.11
366,866
1195
1519
82.0
50.0
Tue, Aug 02, 2022
7460.06
-0.02
367,539
1326
1372
81.0
50.0
Mon, Aug 01, 2022
7460.08
-0.07
367,661
1186
1386
83.0
53.0
Sun, Jul 31, 2022
7460.15
-0.04
368,090
1310
1419
82.0
49.0
Sat, Jul 30, 2022
7460.19
-0.12
368,335
1261
1616
76.0
49.0
Fri, Jul 29, 2022
7460.31
-0.08
369,071
1178
1410
73.0
54.0
Thu, Jul 28, 2022
7460.39
-0.13
369,562
1063
1450
68.0
57.0
Wed, Jul 27, 2022
7460.52
-0.19
370,361
906
1480
84.0
51.0
Tue, Jul 26, 2022
7460.71
-0.12
371,531
1099
1456
79.0
49.0
Mon, Jul 25, 2022
7460.83
-0.10
372,270
1047
1342
75.0
54.0
Sun, Jul 24, 2022
7460.93
-0.14
372,887
942
1362
78.0
51.0
Averages of List
7460.24
-0.10
368,616
1140.93
1446.07
79.36
51.29

Averages for August 8th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7500.77
-0.12
676,745
1238.75
1698.57
78.43
44.53
All-Time
7500.77
-0.12
676,745
1238.75
1698.57
78.43
44.53

Last 10 August 8th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Aug 08, 2021
7456.46
-0.12
345,950
1116
1458
81.0
38.0
Sat, Aug 08, 2020
7485.09
-0.26
543,736
576
1548
82.0
38.0
Thu, Aug 08, 2019
7517.14
-0.08
809,176
2038
2382
82.0
48.0
Wed, Aug 08, 2018
7462.05
-0.36
383,997
502
1630
81.0
39.0
Tue, Aug 08, 2017
7518.52
0.01
821,729
1996
1929
72.0
46.0
Mon, Aug 08, 2016
7511.08
-0.18
755,250
1224
1997
75.0
51.0
Sat, Aug 08, 2015
7516.32
-0.11
801,765
1345
1824
73.0
50.0
Fri, Aug 08, 2014
7499.82
-0.09
659,866
1358
1712
78.0
42.0
Thu, Aug 08, 2013
7461.86
-0.16
382,805
1086
1577
71.0
48.0
Wed, Aug 08, 2012
7467.71
-0.19
420,492
652
1271
84.2
46.4
Averages of List
7489.61
-0.15
592,477
1189.30
1732.80
77.92
44.64


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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
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