Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 118 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 32% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7435.38 on Jan 24, 2022
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 23, 2022

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 84.62 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 28.38% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 95,026 acre feet

This is 82% of the January 24th average of 115,892 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 101,264 acre feet

This is 13.85% of last year's release of 730,936 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has fallen by 5,628 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 6,238 AF
Inflows for WY 2022 are 106.26% of WY 2021          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 72.84% of the Jan 26th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -29.82 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 5.89 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 0.47 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Jan 24, 2022
7435.38
0.02
235423
316
267
26.0
-8.0
Sun, Jan 23, 2022
7435.36
0.06
235330
352
209
25.0
-8.0
Sat, Jan 22, 2022
7435.30
0.08
235050
505
315
29.0
4.0
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
7435.22
0.04
234677
404
308
25.0
11.0
Thu, Jan 20, 2022
7435.18
0.02
234491
380
331
28.0
4.0
Wed, Jan 19, 2022
7435.16
0.03
234398
366
294
36.0
4.0
Tue, Jan 18, 2022
7435.13
0.04
234258
392
296
29.0
3.0
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
7435.09
0.03
234072
368
296
27.0
-1.0
Sun, Jan 16, 2022
7435.06
0.02
233933
330
281
25.0
-4.0
Sat, Jan 15, 2022
7435.04
0.07
233840
451
286
29.0
2.0
Fri, Jan 14, 2022
7434.97
0.03
233515
361
289
39.0
6.0
Thu, Jan 13, 2022
7434.94
-0.05
233375
137
253
30.0
1.0
Wed, Jan 12, 2022
7434.99
0.08
233608
560
370
25.0
-3.0
Tue, Jan 11, 2022
7434.91
0.06
233236
361
218
22.0
-6.0
Averages of List
7435.12
0.04
234229.00
377.36
286.64
28.21
0.36

Averages for January 26th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7478.15
-0.15
497691.53
425.57
981.21
25.00
-3.53
All-Time
7478.15
-0.15
497691.53
425.57
981.21
25.00
-3.53

Last 10 January 26th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jan 26, 2021
7465.17
-0.04
399631
312
440
21.0
5.0
Sun, Jan 26, 2020
7487.00
-0.13
558226
435
932
36.0
2.0
Sat, Jan 26, 2019
7438.39
0.02
251601
321
269
30.0
-15.0
Fri, Jan 26, 2018
7486.92
-0.29
557615
286
1399
30.0
-2.0
Thu, Jan 26, 2017
7490.84
-0.09
587896
286
638
5.0
-20.0
Tue, Jan 26, 2016
7491.81
-0.09
595499
516
869
12.0
-13.0
Mon, Jan 26, 2015
7485.74
-0.07
548647
547
811
24.0
-2.0
Sun, Jan 26, 2014
7462.52
0.06
386956
340
147
28.0
-5.0
Sat, Jan 26, 2013
7452.62
0.06
327364
417
242
35.6
26.6
Thu, Jan 26, 2012
7485.68
-0.11
548193
359
775
33.8
-0.4
Averages of List
7474.67
-0.07
476162.80
381.90
652.20
25.54
-2.38


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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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