Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 27 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 7% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7430.32 on Oct 25, 2021
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Apr 22, 1984

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 89.68 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 25.61% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 23,479 acre feet

This is 70.97% of the October 25th average of 33,082 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 51,855 acre feet

This is 7.09% of last year's release of 730,936 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has fallen by 28,632 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 28,376 AF
Inflows for WY 2022 are 137.7% of WY 2021          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 91.80% of the Oct 27th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -33.84 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 5.89 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.49 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Oct 25, 2021
7430.32
-0.18
212419
517
916
70.0
24.0
Sun, Oct 24, 2021
7430.50
-0.28
213217
303
926
60.0
32.0
Sat, Oct 23, 2021
7430.78
-0.10
214462
698
918
59.0
16.0
Fri, Oct 22, 2021
7430.88
-0.15
214907
535
869
63.0
14.0
Thu, Oct 21, 2021
7431.03
-0.21
215576
523
992
60.0
14.0
Wed, Oct 20, 2021
7431.24
-0.08
216514
567
743
56.0
14.0
Tue, Oct 19, 2021
7431.32
-0.23
216872
452
968
53.0
26.0
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
7431.55
-0.17
217903
546
926
64.0
23.0
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
7431.72
-0.19
218666
486
912
65.0
18.0
Sat, Oct 16, 2021
7431.91
-0.23
219521
512
1030
60.0
14.0
Fri, Oct 15, 2021
7432.14
-0.22
220558
475
971
44.0
16.0
Thu, Oct 14, 2021
7432.36
-0.20
221552
517
969
44.0
22.0
Wed, Oct 13, 2021
7432.56
-0.25
222458
450
1017
44.0
27.0
Tue, Oct 12, 2021
7432.81
-0.25
223592
468
1036
45.0
31.0
Averages of List
7431.51
-0.20
217729.79
503.50
942.36
56.21
20.79

Averages for October 27th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7489.48
-0.10
587154.92
614.43
1035.49
52.78
19.59
All-Time
7489.48
-0.10
587154.92
614.43
1035.49
52.78
19.59

Last 10 October 27th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Oct 27, 2020
7463.78
-0.20
394951
428
1067
34.0
6.0
Sun, Oct 27, 2019
7503.36
-0.22
689224
438
1360
63.0
12.0
Sat, Oct 27, 2018
7438.00
0.17
249687
412
753
59.0
21.0
Fri, Oct 27, 2017
7501.60
-0.36
674556
412
1912
55.0
16.0
Thu, Oct 27, 2016
7494.31
-0.16
615285
517
1154
68.0
23.0
Tue, Oct 27, 2015
7501.77
-0.11
675966
559
1013
53.0
26.0
Mon, Oct 27, 2014
7491.02
-0.02
589303
641
714
51.0
30.0
Sun, Oct 27, 2013
7456.33
-0.05
349028
663
808
57.0
19.0
Sat, Oct 27, 2012
7452.48
0.01
326562
312
278
48.2
15.8
Thu, Oct 27, 2011
7498.42
-0.15
648412
550
1160
42.8
30.2
Averages of List
7480.11
-0.11
521297.40
493.20
1021.90
53.10
19.90


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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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