Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 308 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 84% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7457.09 on Aug 2, 2021
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Aug 1, 2021

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 62.91 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 42.15% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 484,694 acre feet

This is 58.39% of the August 2nd average of 830,077 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 545,102 acre feet

This is 59.51% of last year's release of 915,943 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 88,978 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 60,408 AF
Inflows for WY 2021 are 84.96% of WY 2020          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 90.43% of the Aug 3rd avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -29.26 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 2.92 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.70 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Aug 02, 2021
7457.09
-0.02
349657
1469
1514
74.0
54.0
Sun, Aug 01, 2021
7457.11
-0.10
349775
1362
1645
75.0
53.0
Sat, Jul 31, 2021
7457.21
-0.15
350366
1222
1655
78.0
50.0
Fri, Jul 30, 2021
7457.36
-0.18
351253
1176
1699
83.0
56.0
Thu, Jul 29, 2021
7457.54
-0.25
352320
939
1672
87.0
53.0
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
7457.79
0.01
353804
1546
1501
87.0
55.0
Tue, Jul 27, 2021
7457.78
-0.06
353745
1325
1489
86.0
49.0
Mon, Jul 26, 2021
7457.84
0.00
354101
1572
1556
85.0
52.0
Sun, Jul 25, 2021
7457.84
-0.02
354101
1468
1512
80.0
53.0
Sat, Jul 24, 2021
7457.86
-0.11
354220
1362
1676
75.0
53.0
Fri, Jul 23, 2021
7457.97
-0.20
354875
1083
1669
83.0
52.0
Thu, Jul 22, 2021
7458.17
-0.25
356069
842
1582
80.0
54.0
Wed, Jul 21, 2021
7458.42
-0.37
357569
741
1853
85.0
53.0
Tue, Jul 20, 2021
7458.79
-0.29
359806
843
1715
85.0
54.0
Averages of List
7457.77
-0.14
353690.07
1210.71
1624.14
81.64
52.93

Averages for August 4th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7502.14
-0.07
687188.00
1381.60
1730.06
77.63
49.20
All-Time
7502.14
-0.07
687188.00
1381.60
1730.06
77.63
49.20

Last 10 August 4th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Aug 03, 2020
7486.20
-0.15
552135
771
1326
85.0
48.0
Sat, Aug 03, 2019
7517.97
-0.24
816714
2230
3310
77.0
50.0
Fri, Aug 03, 2018
7463.60
0.84
393803
497
964
81.0
49.0
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
7518.40
0.06
820634
2151
1852
69.0
48.0
Wed, Aug 03, 2016
7511.69
-0.19
760590
1147
1966
84.0
51.0
Mon, Aug 03, 2015
7516.64
-0.05
804653
1589
1794
71.0
53.0
Sun, Aug 03, 2014
7500.13
0.00
662414
1646
1626
78.0
51.0
Sat, Aug 03, 2013
7462.65
-0.23
387776
971
1689
77.0
50.0
Fri, Aug 03, 2012
7468.71
-0.19
427137
668
1291
80.6
44.6
Wed, Aug 03, 2011
7516.45
-0.06
802937
1876
2127
73.4
51.8
Averages of List
7496.24
-0.02
642879.30
1354.60
1794.50
77.60
49.64


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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
All data is provisional and subject to review and modification


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