Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa



Water Summary
Today is day 255 of 366 for water year 2024. We are 70% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7482.13 on Tuesday, June 11th, 2024
Blue Mesa was last within 3" of this elevation on Aug 19, 2020

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 37.27 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7519.40 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 62.41% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2024: 540,321 acre feet

This is 95.6% of the average of 565,167 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2024: 642,795 acre feet

This is % of last year's release of 712,035 acre feet
During WY 2024, water storage has fallen by 120,725 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 102,474 AF
Inflows for WY 2024 are 79.86% of WY 2023          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 177.09% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -21.08 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 6.15 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 4.16 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jun 11, 2024
7482.13
1.17
517,722
6401
2018
76.4
38.0
Mon, Jun 10, 2024
7480.96
1.15
509,068
6959
2683
65.5
42.3
Sun, Jun 09, 2024
7479.81
1.10
500,628
7152
3094
74.6
39.9
Sat, Jun 08, 2024
7478.71
1.02
492,617
6981
3245
78.6
40.0
Fri, Jun 07, 2024
7477.69
0.91
485,245
6985
3674
80.5
41.7
Thu, Jun 06, 2024
7476.78
0.57
478,714
6493
4423
81.8
39.2
Wed, Jun 05, 2024
7476.21
0.23
474,645
6166
5323
76.6
43.4
Tue, Jun 04, 2024
7475.98
-0.15
473,007
5386
5906
71.6
45.0
Mon, Jun 03, 2024
7476.13
-0.22
474,075
5137
5909
72.3
41.6
Sun, Jun 02, 2024
7476.35
-0.34
475,642
4745
5951
70.7
41.2
Sat, Jun 01, 2024
7476.69
-0.36
478,070
4676
5957
69.0
34.4
Fri, May 31, 2024
7477.05
-0.35
480,647
4691
5940
69.5
32.8
Thu, May 30, 2024
7477.40
-0.57
483,159
3886
5938
67.1
39.1
Wed, May 29, 2024
7477.97
-0.64
487,263
3603
5919
69.8
33.6
Averages of List
7477.85
0.25
486,464
5661.5
4712.9
73.1
39.4

Averages for June 11th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CUR ELEV vs AVG FOR DATE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled (07-03-1970)
7491.08
-8.95
595,510
4487.87
1535.09
73.14
37.12
All-Time
7491.52
-9.39
598,981
4478.77
1555.18
73.14
37.12

Last 10 June 11th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION TODAY vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Jun 11, 2023
7503.21
-21.08
685,050
5279
1014
69.6
33.6
Sat, Jun 11, 2022
7460.14
21.99
368,029
2779
1130
87.0
42.0
Fri, Jun 11, 2021
7462.60
19.53
383,283
2064
941
81.0
37.0
Thu, Jun 11, 2020
7491.74
-9.61
594,949
1968
1194
77.0
33.0
Tue, Jun 11, 2019
7473.07
9.06
456,772
8363
6049
74.0
31.0
Mon, Jun 11, 2018
7480.02
2.11
506,141
1086
1544
79.0
36.0
Sun, Jun 11, 2017
7498.30
-16.17
647,435
8010
3974
79.0
39.0
Sat, Jun 11, 2016
7502.22
-20.09
679,707
6290
0
77.0
46.0
Thu, Jun 11, 2015
7511.86
-29.73
762,082
7751
1381
69.0
46.0
Wed, Jun 11, 2014
7503.99
-21.86
694,509
5821
6731
71.0
37.0
Averages of List
7489.38
-7.25
583,140
5064
2349
76.5
39.1


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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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