Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa



Water Summary
Today is day 250 of 365 for the Water Year 2023. We are 68% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7497.83 on Jun 6, 2023
Blue Mesa was last within 3" of this elevation on Nov 29, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 21.57 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7519.40 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 77.19% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2023: 612,953 acre feet

This is 120.18% of the June 6th average of 510,014 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2023: 261,733 acre feet

This is % of last year's release of 601,296 acre feet
During WY 2023, water storage has risen by 350,051 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 351,220 AF
Inflows for WY 2023 are 153.79% of WY 2022          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 150.45% of the June 7th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 40.58 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 56.18 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 16.11 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jun 06, 2023
7497.83
1.02
640,328
5372
1154
68.2
34.0
Mon, Jun 05, 2023
7496.81
0.97
632,004
4894
905
69.8
34.5
Sun, Jun 04, 2023
7495.84
0.85
624,134
4298
818
69.3
31.1
Sat, Jun 03, 2023
7494.99
1.14
617,274
5451
818
56.8
38.3
Fri, Jun 02, 2023
7493.85
1.17
608,126
5512
790
48.4
35.1
Thu, Jun 01, 2023
7492.68
1.26
598,800
5709
740
63.5
32.5
Wed, May 31, 2023
7491.42
1.41
588,827
6303
702
69.1
33.6
Tue, May 30, 2023
7490.01
1.47
577,756
6403
617
68.2
32.9
Mon, May 29, 2023
7488.54
1.36
566,319
5957
653
72.1
31.8
Sun, May 28, 2023
7487.18
1.40
555,838
6106
697
67.6
29.3
Sat, May 27, 2023
7485.78
1.46
545,146
6257
669
66.2
34.2
Fri, May 26, 2023
7484.32
1.42
534,099
6264
878
68.2
34.3
Thu, May 25, 2023
7482.90
1.18
523,454
5925
1485
68.2
32.0
Wed, May 24, 2023
7481.72
1.16
514,682
6005
1673
65.5
34.0
Averages of List
7490.28
1.23
580,485
5746.86
899.93
65.79
33.40

Averages for June 7th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7487.86
0.82
570,895
4743.60
1602.67
74.76
40.05
All-Time
7488.34
0.82
574,694
4729.81
1600.26
74.76
40.05

Last 10 June 7th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION TODAY vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jun 07, 2022
7457.82
40.01
353,983
2964
1244
79.0
42.0
Mon, Jun 07, 2021
7460.58
37.25
370,730
3654
1228
82.0
42.0
Sun, Jun 07, 2020
7490.44
7.39
584,772
3992
1068
74.0
34.0
Fri, Jun 07, 2019
7470.24
27.59
437,417
7511
6029
77.0
38.0
Thu, Jun 07, 2018
7480.57
17.26
510,158
1230
1543
81.0
40.0
Wed, Jun 07, 2017
7494.26
3.57
614,887
8302
4236
77.0
46.0
Tue, Jun 07, 2016
7496.12
1.71
629,783
6365
684
80.0
42.0
Sun, Jun 07, 2015
7506.99
-9.16
719,927
6196
1022
69.0
37.0
Sat, Jun 07, 2014
7505.05
-7.22
703,443
8335
8355
75.0
39.0
Fri, Jun 07, 2013
7467.50
30.33
419,104
2915
939
73.0
41.0
Averages of List
7482.96
14.87
534,420
5146
2635
76.7
40.1


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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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Water data courtesy of US Bureau of Reclamation
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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