Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

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Water Summary
Today is day 265 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 73% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7464.22 on Jun 21, 2021
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jun 20, 2021

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 55.78 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 47.44% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 389,698 acre feet

This is 60.78% of the June 21st average of 641,122 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 407,639 acre feet

This is 44.5% of last year's release of 915,943 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 45,097 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 17,941 AF
Inflows for WY 2021 are 80.57% of WY 2020          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 38.75% of the Jun 22nd avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -28.61 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 10.05 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 2.98 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Jun 21, 2021
7464.22
0.05
393538
918
739
83.0
41.0
Sun, Jun 20, 2021
7464.17
0.04
393218
1609
1462
85.0
42.0
Sat, Jun 19, 2021
7464.13
0.08
392963
1835
1560
83.0
46.0
Fri, Jun 18, 2021
7464.05
0.12
392453
1860
1457
86.0
48.0
Thu, Jun 17, 2021
7463.93
0.12
391689
1814
1412
88.0
48.0
Wed, Jun 16, 2021
7463.81
0.13
390926
1946
1512
91.0
44.0
Tue, Jun 15, 2021
7463.68
0.01
390101
1978
1928
91.0
41.0
Mon, Jun 14, 2021
7463.67
0.20
390037
2032
1375
90.0
38.0
Sun, Jun 13, 2021
7463.47
0.35
388769
2129
995
88.0
38.0
Sat, Jun 12, 2021
7463.12
0.52
386556
2527
860
86.0
37.0
Fri, Jun 11, 2021
7462.60
0.35
383283
2064
941
81.0
37.0
Thu, Jun 10, 2021
7462.25
0.46
381090
2488
1024
84.0
37.0
Wed, Jun 09, 2021
7461.79
0.55
378220
2605
866
83.0
35.0
Tue, Jun 08, 2021
7461.24
0.66
374804
3050
980
80.0
39.0
Averages of List
7463.30
0.26
387689.07
2061.07
1222.21
85.64
40.79

Averages for June 22nd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7499.35
0.44
661464.67
3716.00
1855.50
79.59
40.90
All-Time
7499.35
0.44
661464.67
3716.00
1855.50
79.59
40.90

Last 10 June 22nd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Jun 22, 2020
7492.79
-0.04
603222
1516
1654
82.0
42.0
Sat, Jun 22, 2019
7493.14
1.89
605991
8195
667
72.0
44.0
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
7477.80
-0.28
490088
738
1731
84.0
44.0
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
7510.42
1.17
749495
6332
1191
86.0
46.0
Wed, Jun 22, 2016
7512.19
0.65
764982
3564
662
78.0
46.0
Mon, Jun 22, 2015
7519.15
-0.12
827494
6086
6615
86.0
41.0
Sun, Jun 22, 2014
7500.99
-0.52
669505
4005
6152
75.0
37.0
Sat, Jun 22, 2013
7472.15
-0.10
450432
1208
1535
78.0
37.0
Fri, Jun 22, 2012
7479.30
-0.30
500905
620
1698
87.8
44.6
Wed, Jun 22, 2011
7499.87
0.82
660277
5194
1783
84.2
39.2
Averages of List
7495.78
0.32
632239.10
3745.80
2368.80
81.30
42.08


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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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