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United States           Natural Resources             Water and Climate Center
Department of           Conservation                          Portland, Oregon
Agriculture             Service                                               
 
          S N O W  -  P R E C I P I T A T I O N    U P D A T E
 
              Based on Mountain Data from NRCS SNOTEL Sites
                    As of SUNDAY: FEBRUARY 25 , 2018

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 7.1 10.8 66 7.4 12.7 58 Cochetopa Pass 10020 2.6 3.0 87 4.0 5.5 73 Columbine Pass 9400 5.6 14.0 40 6.2 17.7 35 Idarado 9800 7.5 9.8 77 9.4 14.0 67 Mc Clure Pass 9500 7.9 12.8 62 10.0 16.1 62 Mesa Lakes 10000 6.1 12.2 50 7.2 15.8 46 Overland Res. 9840 4.4 9.8 45 7.4 12.9 57 Park Cone 9600 6.4 8.0 80 7.2 9.4 77 Park Reservoir 9960 9.0 20.1 45 10.0 21.5 47 Porphyry Creek 10760 9.4 11.7 80 7.3 11.4 64 Red Mountain Pass 11200 11.9 16.7 71 11.8 19.7 60 Sargents Mesa 11530 6.1 -M * 7.1 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 20.3 24.3 84 17.3 25.1 69 Slumgullion 11560 7.0 10.2 69 6.9 10.1 68 Upper Taylor 10640 8.7 -M * 11.2 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 5.1 -M * 7.2 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 64 58 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 15.7 16.0 98 15.5 17.2 90 Beaver Ck Village 8500 6.3 10.4 61 9.4 11.6 81 Berthoud Summit 11300 10.9 13.3 82 17.9 17.1 105 Bison Lake 10880 14.7 18.9 78 13.6 21.2 64 Buffalo Park 9240 12.3 8.9 138 12.8 13.3 96 Chapman Tunnel 10110 9.0 -M * 12.2 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 8.9 10.5 85 10.8 12.2 89 Elliot Ridge 10520 13.1 -M * 13.3 -M * Fool Creek 11150 15.2 -M * 12.2 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 11.8 11.3 104 12.0 11.5 104 Grizzly Peak 11100 12.3 12.7 97 12.5 13.0 96 High Lonesome 10620 10.6 -M * 12.9 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 10.8 10.5 103 11.4 11.1 103 Independence Pass 10600 8.5 12.2 70 10.5 13.3 79 Ivanhoe 10400 11.7 10.2 115 13.7 15.5 88 Jones Pass 10400 9.3 9.3 100 13.5 14.9 91 Kiln 9600 7.0 9.0 78 8.9 11.0 81 Lake Irene 10700 15.9 18.5 86 16.6 15.7 106 Lynx Pass 8880 7.9 8.6 92 9.0 10.1 89 Mc Clure Pass 9500 7.9 12.8 62 10.0 16.1 62 Mccoy Park 9480 6.9 12.5 55 10.5 13.7 77 Mesa Lakes 10000 6.1 12.2 50 7.2 15.8 46 Middle Fork Camp 8940 7.2 8.7 83 10.8 10.5 103 Nast Lake 8700 6.3 6.3 100 5.7 9.2 62 North Lost Trail 9200 9.7 12.6 77 10.0 16.8 60 Phantom Valley 9030 8.2 8.0 102 10.6 11.2 95 Schofield Pass 10700 20.3 24.3 84 17.3 25.1 69 Stillwater Creek 8720 6.2 6.4 97 6.3 7.9 80 Summit Ranch 9400 7.3 8.4 87 9.3 10.2 91 Vail Mountain 10300 9.6 13.7 70 9.7 16.9 57 Willow Creek Pass 9540 10.6 9.2 115 11.1 10.0 111 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 86 82 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 10.0 11.6 86 14.3 14.1 101 Berthoud Summit 11300 10.9 13.3 82 17.9 17.1 105 Black Mountain 8920 7.4 -M * 10.1 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 6.7 6.5 103 9.3 9.6 97 Copeland Lake 8600 3.2 4.4 73 10.6 9.5 112 Deadman Hill 10220 15.8 12.2 130 15.1 12.4 122 Echo Lake 10600 3.0 4.2 71 6.9 7.6 91 Hoosier Pass 11400 10.8 10.5 103 11.4 11.1 103 Hourglass Lake 9380 8.1 -M * 10.9 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 7.4 8.7 85 11.6 12.2 95 Joe Wright 10120 13.1 15.9 82 21.6 19.4 111 Lake Eldora 9700 8.5 8.8 97 11.6 11.2 104 Lake Irene 10700 15.9 18.5 86 16.6 15.7 106 Long Draw Resv 9980 13.9 -M * 14.4 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 12.3 14.2 87 12.2 13.7 89 Michigan Creek 10600 4.7 7.6 62 9.0 11.0 82 Niwot 9910 8.5 8.8 97 11.9 10.6 112 Rough And Tumble 10360 2.6 4.0 65 4.5 5.8 78 Sawtooth 9620 14.3 -M * 18.3 -M * University Camp 10300 11.7 11.0 106 15.3 14.8 103 Wild Basin 9560 11.3 -M * 12.3 -M * Willow Park 10700 11.4 12.2 93 17.9 16.5 108 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 91 103 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 15.7 16.0 98 15.5 17.2 90 Columbine 9160 17.9 19.2 93 17.8 19.8 90 Deadman Hill 10220 15.8 12.2 130 15.1 12.4 122 Joe Wright 10120 13.1 15.9 82 21.6 19.4 111 Never Summer 10280 14.2 15.6 91 11.5 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 12.9 18.4 70 18.7 23.3 80 Rawah 9020 9.1 8.3 110 12.0 10.5 114 Roach 9700 11.3 12.1 93 14.0 14.3 98 Tower 10500 26.8 35.4 76 23.3 31.0 75 Whiskey Park 8950 18.6 20.7 90 20.4 21.9 93 Willow Creek Pass 9540 10.6 9.2 115 11.1 10.0 111 Zirkel 9340 21.0 22.5 93 24.7 22.8 108 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 91 96 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 5.4 9.5 57 -M 11.8 * Bear River 9080 8.4 8.0 105 10.3 11.2 92 Bison Lake 10880 14.7 18.9 78 13.6 21.2 64 Buffalo Park 9240 12.3 8.9 138 12.8 13.3 96 Burro Mountain 9400 8.0 12.7 63 10.0 15.7 64 Columbine 9160 17.9 19.2 93 17.8 19.8 90 Crosho 9100 7.4 9.0 82 8.9 11.6 77 Divide Peak 8880 10.8 15.2 71 14.4 16.5 87 Dry Lake 8400 13.6 17.4 78 13.8 19.5 71 Elk River 8700 12.2 14.7 83 12.8 15.6 82 Little Snake River 8915 17.2 19.4 89 22.4 24.4 92 Lost Dog 9320 14.8 21.1 70 15.6 19.8 79 Lynx Pass 8880 7.9 8.6 92 9.0 10.1 89 Old Battle 10000 20.4 23.5 87 19.2 27.2 71 Rabbit Ears 9400 12.9 18.4 70 18.7 23.3 80 Ripple Creek 10340 17.2 18.8 91 13.0 20.5 63 Sandstone RS 8150 7.4 10.3 72 6.7 14.7 46 Tower 10500 26.8 35.4 76 23.3 31.0 75 Trapper Lake 9700 2.8 -M * 9.4 -M * Whiskey Park 8950 18.6 20.7 90 20.4 21.9 93 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 82 78 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 1.4 6.5 22 5.0 9.1 55 Brumley 10600 6.5 7.2 90 8.9 9.9 90 Fremont Pass 11400 11.8 11.3 104 12.0 11.5 104 Glen Cove 11460 -M 3.7 * 3.3 9.2 36 Hayden Pass 10720 3.4 -M * -M -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 9.4 11.7 80 7.3 11.4 64 Saint Elmo 10540 6.1 -M * 7.1 -M * South Colony 10800 7.1 14.4 49 8.9 15.8 56 Whiskey Ck 10220 3.4 8.4 40 8.1 11.9 68 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 67 68 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 11.0 18.0 61 10.4 19.2 54 Cochetopa Pass 10020 2.6 3.0 87 4.0 5.5 73 Culebra #2 10500 7.2 9.8 73 6.6 9.7 68 Cumbres Trestle 10040 13.6 20.9 65 12.9 20.3 64 Grayback 11620 3.9 16.4 24 9.2 15.3 60 Hayden Pass 10720 3.4 -M * -M -M * Lily Pond 11000 8.6 11.2 77 10.0 15.5 65 Medano Pass 9649 1.2 5.2 23 3.2 9.1 35 Middle Creek 11250 9.2 14.6 63 9.6 17.9 54 Moon Pass 11140 2.9 -M * 3.6 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 6.1 -M * 7.1 -M * Trinchera 10860 4.4 7.5 59 4.9 8.6 57 Upper Rio Grande 9400 2.9 5.4 54 2.3 8.1 28 Ute Creek 10650 3.7 10.7 35 6.2 13.8 45 Wager Gulch 11100 5.1 -M * 7.2 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 18.6 23.7 78 11.8 25.5 46 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 59 54 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Beartown 11600 11.0 18.0 61 10.4 19.2 54 Black Mesa 11580 9.1 -M * 10.6 -M * Cascade 8880 4.5 11.2 40 7.5 15.9 47 Columbus Basin 10785 8.3 18.4 45 5.0 22.1 23 El Diente Peak 10000 8.4 10.6 79 9.1 14.9 61 Lizard Head Pass 10200 7.2 11.4 63 5.8 12.5 46 Lone Cone 9600 7.5 13.9 54 8.6 15.3 56 Mancos 10000 5.8 12.5 46 6.1 13.8 44 Mineral Creek 10040 6.9 11.3 61 6.3 13.5 47 Molas Lake 10500 -M 14.2 * -M 15.6 * Red Mountain Pass 11200 11.9 16.7 71 11.8 19.7 60 Scotch Creek 9100 4.3 9.6 45 6.0 13.5 44 Sharkstooth 10720 7.0 16.8 42 7.9 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 -M 19.4 * -M 23.1 * Stump Lakes 11200 6.8 13.8 49 3.9 15.5 25 Upper San Juan 10200 13.3 25.3 53 15.0 26.9 56 Vallecito 10880 6.0 13.1 46 5.6 14.5 39 Weminuche Creek 10740 7.9 -M * 9.9 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 18.6 23.7 78 11.8 25.5 46 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 56 46