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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 THURSDAY: MAY 25 , 2017

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 2.1 .0 * 23.4 19.5 120 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .0 .0 * 10.2 9.9 103 Columbine Pass 9400 .0 .0 * 28.5 27.4 104 Idarado 9800 .1 .0 * 26.8 23.6 114 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 25.0 25.4 98 Mesa Lakes 10000 6.3 .7 900* 25.5 26.8 95 Overland Res. 9840 -M .0 * 19.7 20.2 98 Park Cone 9600 .0 .0 * 18.8 14.9 126 Park Reservoir 9960 22.4 17.9 125 32.8 33.2 99 Porphyry Creek 10760 7.9 1.2 658* 23.4 20.0 117 Red Mountain Pass 11200 19.0 12.0 158 34.3 32.4 106 Sargents Mesa 11530 .0 -M * 16.0 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 31.5 18.2 173 50.4 38.7 130 Slumgullion 11560 .4 3.0 13 20.0 17.4 115 Upper Taylor 10640 3.5 -M * 29.2 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 .2 -M * 18.9 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 169* 110 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 21.0 13.8 152 32.7 28.9 113 Beaver Ck Village 8500 -M .0 * -M 18.8 * Berthoud Summit 11300 13.7 13.1 105 34.7 30.1 115 Bison Lake 10880 25.0 22.9 109 39.1 32.9 119 Buffalo Park 9240 -M .0 * 21.7 20.3 107 Chapman Tunnel 10110 4.9 -M * 24.8 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 11.6 3.5 331 24.0 21.0 114 Elliot Ridge 10520 -M -M * -M -M * Fool Creek 11150 20.6 -M * 25.4 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 20.7 17.0 122 24.3 19.7 123 Grizzly Peak 11100 13.5 5.9 229 27.4 23.0 119 High Lonesome 10620 10.8 -M * 24.7 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 15.8 6.0 263 24.6 20.4 121 Independence Pass 10600 3.4 .9 378* 24.1 23.1 104 Ivanhoe 10400 13.0 .0 * 30.4 27.3 111 Jones Pass 10400 10.5 7.8 135 27.9 26.0 107 Kiln 9600 .1 .0 * 18.7 18.5 101 Lake Irene 10700 16.4 15.8 104 30.9 26.9 115 Lynx Pass 8880 .2 .0 * 15.7 16.7 94 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 25.0 25.4 98 Mccoy Park 9480 .2 .0 * 21.0 21.4 98 Mesa Lakes 10000 6.3 .7 900* 25.5 26.8 95 Middle Fork Camp 8940 .0 .0 * 21.3 18.3 116 Nast Lake 8700 .0 .0 * 17.7 15.5 114 North Lost Trail 9200 .0 .0 * 27.6 26.8 103 Phantom Valley 9030 .0 .0 * 20.5 17.8 115 Schofield Pass 10700 31.5 18.2 173 50.4 38.7 130 Stillwater Creek 8720 .2 .0 * 15.9 13.5 118 Summit Ranch 9400 .1 .0 * 22.8 17.5 130 Vail Mountain 10300 .2 11.7 2 21.3 28.8 74 Willow Creek Pass 9540 11.6 5.8 200 22.8 17.8 128 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 150* 111 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 15.5 9.6 161 33.1 25.4 130 Berthoud Summit 11300 13.7 13.1 105 34.7 30.1 115 Black Mountain 8920 .9 -M * 20.7 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 12.2 2.2 555 21.4 17.1 125 Copeland Lake 8600 .4 .0 * 25.6 18.8 136 Deadman Hill 10220 16.3 13.3 123 28.8 23.4 123 Echo Lake 10600 7.0 1.6 438 19.0 17.4 109 Hoosier Pass 11400 15.8 6.0 263 24.6 20.4 121 Hourglass Lake 9380 2.6 -M * 21.8 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 10.1 2.1 481 27.7 21.0 132 Joe Wright 10120 15.3 18.5 83 36.9 33.4 110 Lake Eldora 9700 1.6 .0 * 26.0 22.0 118 Lake Irene 10700 16.4 15.8 104 30.9 26.9 115 Long Draw Resv 9980 9.5 -M * 26.9 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 22.5 15.0 150 27.0 23.7 114 Michigan Creek 10600 2.1 2.8 75 19.8 19.6 101 Niwot 9910 7.0 1.7 412 27.1 22.0 123 Rough And Tumble 10360 .4 .0 * 12.2 12.2 100 Sawtooth 9620 28.2 -M * 43.7 -M * University Camp 10300 20.6 13.2 156 32.5 27.2 119 Wild Basin 9560 16.7 -M * 31.7 -M * Willow Park 10700 14.8 6.9 214 35.2 28.3 124 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 157 119 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 21.0 13.8 152 32.7 28.9 113 Columbine 9160 .0 .0 * 34.8 30.9 113 Deadman Hill 10220 16.3 13.3 123 28.8 23.4 123 Joe Wright 10120 15.3 18.5 83 36.9 33.4 110 Never Summer 10280 22.1 18.0 123 25.1 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 8.0 13.8 58 35.5 37.6 94 Rawah 9020 .2 .0 * 22.4 19.1 117 Roach 9700 8.5 7.4 115 28.4 25.1 113 Tower 10500 41.6 44.8 93 54.9 48.4 113 Whiskey Park 8950 13.4 16.1 83 37.3 34.2 109 Willow Creek Pass 9540 11.6 5.8 200 22.8 17.8 128 Zirkel 9340 8.8 1.9 463* 49.8 33.7 148 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 109 116 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 .0 .0 * 20.6 18.9 109 Bear River 9080 2.0 .0 * 17.6 17.2 102 Bison Lake 10880 25.0 22.9 109 39.1 32.9 119 Buffalo Park 9240 -M .0 * 21.7 20.3 107 Burro Mountain 9400 .1 .7 14* 21.2 26.7 79 Columbine 9160 .0 .0 * 34.8 30.9 113 Crosho 9100 .1 .0 * 17.0 20.2 84 Divide Peak 8880 .0 1.3 0* 28.2 26.8 105 Dry Lake 8400 .1 .0 * 30.1 31.2 96 Elk River 8700 .1 .0 * 24.4 24.9 98 Little Snake River 8915 10.3 7.8 132 45.4 35.7 127 Lost Dog 9320 -M 3.7 * -M 29.4 * Lynx Pass 8880 .2 .0 * 15.7 16.7 94 Old Battle 10000 37.5 30.0 125 45.9 42.7 107 Rabbit Ears 9400 8.0 13.8 58 35.5 37.6 94 Ripple Creek 10340 22.9 14.2 161 34.5 32.3 107 Sandstone RS 8150 .0 .0 * 19.8 22.8 87 Tower 10500 41.6 44.8 93 54.9 48.4 113 Trapper Lake 9700 .0 -M * 21.0 -M * Whiskey Park 8950 13.4 16.1 83 37.3 34.2 109 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 106* 104 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 .6 .0 * 26.7 17.7 151 Brumley 10600 .1 .0 * 18.3 17.2 106 Fremont Pass 11400 20.7 17.0 122 24.3 19.7 123 Glen Cove 11460 1.6 .0 * 19.2 20.5 94 Hayden Pass 10720 4.6 -M * 18.7 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 7.9 1.2 658* 23.4 20.0 117 Saint Elmo 10540 .1 -M * 20.6 -M * South Colony 10800 9.1 9.3 98 30.3 27.4 111 Whiskey Ck 10220 .0 .0 * 24.7 22.1 112 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 145* 115 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 9.0 8.1 111 29.4 29.9 98 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .0 .0 * 10.2 9.9 103 Culebra #2 10500 .7 .0 * 23.1 18.7 124 Cumbres Trestle 10040 22.0 .0 * 41.1 30.5 135 Grayback 11620 .1 .0 * 26.2 22.5 116 Hayden Pass 10720 4.6 -M * 18.7 -M * Lily Pond 11000 .0 .0 * 22.1 24.1 92 Medano Pass 9649 .1 .0 * 18.4 16.9 109 Middle Creek 11250 11.7 8.3 141 25.5 28.4 90 Moon Pass 11140 .1 -M * 13.1 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 .0 -M * 16.0 -M * Trinchera 10860 .1 .0 * 21.7 16.2 134 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .2 .0 * 12.2 13.2 92 Ute Creek 10650 .1 .0 * 24.3 23.6 103 Wager Gulch 11100 .2 -M * 18.9 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 28.4 26.8 106 39.4 38.5 102 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 168* 108 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Beartown 11600 9.0 8.1 111 29.4 29.9 98 Black Mesa 11580 34.4 -M * 36.7 -M * Cascade 8880 .3 .0 * 25.8 24.0 108 Columbus Basin 10785 24.8 8.9 279 39.5 33.1 119 El Diente Peak 10000 .1 .0 * 30.1 24.5 123 Lizard Head Pass 10200 .2 .0 * 23.3 20.8 112 Lone Cone 9600 .5 .0 * 27.0 24.5 110 Mancos 10000 .0 .0 * 28.9 21.2 136 Mineral Creek 10040 .3 .0 * 22.0 21.9 100 Molas Lake 10500 8.9 .0 * 28.9 24.3 119 Red Mountain Pass 11200 19.0 12.0 158 34.3 32.4 106 Scotch Creek 9100 .0 .0 * 25.2 21.3 118 Sharkstooth 10720 14.8 2.2 673 33.5 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 7.7 1.0 770* 39.9 35.2 113 Stump Lakes 11200 5.9 9.6 61 24.5 24.4 100 Upper San Juan 10200 15.2 10.7 142 45.1 40.2 112 Vallecito 10880 .0 .0 * 24.2 22.3 109 Weminuche Creek 10740 .0 -M * 30.2 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 28.4 26.8 106 39.4 38.5 102 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 170* 111