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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 26 , 2016

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 .0 .0 * 19.6 19.6 100 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .0 .0 * 12.1 10.0 121 Columbine Pass 9400 .0 .0 * 26.5 27.5 96 Idarado 9800 .2 .0 * 25.3 23.6 107 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 25.3 25.6 99 Mesa Lakes 10000 10.0 .2 5000* 30.6 26.9 114 Overland Res. 9840 .0 .0 * 18.2 20.3 90 Park Cone 9600 .0 .0 * 13.7 14.9 92 Park Reservoir 9960 20.7 16.9 122 32.5 33.3 98 Porphyry Creek 10760 6.8 .6 1133* 19.8 20.1 99 Red Mountain Pass 11200 -M 11.1 * 34.6 32.4 107 Sargents Mesa 11530 4.0 -M * 18.9 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 18.2 17.3 105 31.4 38.8 81 Slumgullion 11440 .4 2.3 17 18.8 17.4 108 Upper Taylor 10640 .0 -M * 21.1 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 .1 -M * 18.7 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 151* 99 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 25.3 12.9 196 32.7 28.9 113 Beaver Ck Village 8500 .0 .0 * 20.5 18.8 109 Berthoud Summit 11300 17.8 12.2 146 33.1 30.2 110 Bison Lake 10880 22.6 22.4 101 31.5 33.1 95 Buffalo Park 9240 -M .0 * 20.9 20.4 102 Chapman Tunnel 10110 5.2 -M * 22.3 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 9.3 2.7 344 21.1 21.1 100 Elliot Ridge 10520 18.8 -M * 30.7 -M * Fool Creek 11150 18.6 -M * 26.4 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 17.5 16.6 105 22.4 19.8 113 Grizzly Peak 11100 9.0 5.1 176 20.7 23.0 90 High Lonesome 10620 20.0 -M * 27.2 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 -M 5.1 * -M 20.6 * Independence Pass 10600 2.4 .4 600* 23.1 23.1 100 Ivanhoe 10400 -M .0 * 28.2 27.4 103 Jones Pass 10400 13.7 7.2 190 27.2 26.1 104 Kiln 9600 .1 .0 * 18.4 18.6 99 Lake Irene 10700 16.8 15.2 111 26.0 27.0 96 Lynx Pass 8880 .2 .0 * 16.9 16.8 101 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 25.3 25.6 99 Mccoy Park 9480 .4 .0 * 23.1 21.4 108 Mesa Lakes 10000 10.0 .2 5000* 30.6 26.9 114 Middle Fork Camp 8940 .0 .0 * 20.4 18.4 111 Nast Lake 8700 .0 .0 * 15.2 15.6 97 North Lost Trail 9200 .0 .0 * 22.3 26.8 83 Phantom Valley 9030 .1 .0 * 17.0 17.9 95 Schofield Pass 10700 18.2 17.3 105 31.4 38.8 81 Stillwater Creek 8720 .2 .0 * 15.0 13.5 111 Summit Ranch 9400 -M .0 * 17.3 17.6 98 Vail Mountain 10300 6.0 10.8 56 23.0 28.9 80 Willow Creek Pass 9540 9.4 4.9 192 21.4 17.9 120 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 140* 100 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 8.5 8.8 97 27.4 25.6 107 Berthoud Summit 11300 17.8 12.2 146 33.1 30.2 110 Black Mountain 8920 .1 -M * 23.9 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 11.2 1.6 700 19.9 17.1 116 Copeland Lake 8600 .4 .0 * 20.6 18.9 109 Deadman Hill 10220 18.7 12.5 150 27.0 23.5 115 Echo Lake 10600 8.0 1.2 667 19.4 17.6 110 Hoosier Pass 11400 -M 5.1 * -M 20.6 * Hourglass Lake 9380 2.0 -M * 21.7 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 7.7 1.3 592* 22.3 21.1 106 Joe Wright 10120 -M 17.9 * -M 33.5 * Lake Eldora 9700 .0 .0 * 26.0 22.1 118 Lake Irene 10700 16.8 15.2 111 26.0 27.0 96 Long Draw Resv 9980 11.5 -M * 23.3 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 18.4 14.2 130 24.7 23.8 104 Michigan Creek 10600 6.4 2.1 305 21.3 19.7 108 Niwot 9910 8.8 1.2 733* 24.5 22.1 111 Rough And Tumble 10360 1.1 .0 * 14.4 12.3 117 Sawtooth 9620 21.0 -M * 35.1 -M * University Camp 10300 17.0 12.7 134 28.0 27.3 103 Wild Basin 9560 5.7 -M * 24.9 -M * Willow Park 10700 16.2 6.2 261 30.1 28.5 106 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 176* 108 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 25.3 12.9 196 32.7 28.9 113 Columbine 9160 3.8 .0 * 33.1 31.0 107 Deadman Hill 10220 18.7 12.5 150 27.0 23.5 115 Joe Wright 10120 -M 17.9 * -M 33.5 * Never Summer 10280 19.6 17.6 111 23.2 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 21.3 12.8 166 42.7 37.7 113 Rawah 9020 .1 .0 * 25.2 19.2 131 Roach 9700 14.6 6.5 225 31.2 25.2 124 Tower 10500 45.2 43.8 103 50.1 48.6 103 Whiskey Park 8950 29.7 14.5 205 39.8 34.3 116 Willow Creek Pass 9540 9.4 4.9 192 21.4 17.9 120 Zirkel 9340 -M .8 * 38.9 33.7 115 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 150 114 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 .0 .0 * 24.4 18.9 129 Bear River 9080 4.2 .0 * 18.0 17.2 105 Bison Lake 10880 22.6 22.4 101 31.5 33.1 95 Buffalo Park 9240 -M .0 * 20.9 20.4 102 Burro Mountain 9400 .1 .2 50* 25.6 26.8 96 Columbine 9160 3.8 .0 * 33.1 31.0 107 Crosho 9100 .0 .0 * 20.1 20.2 100 Divide Peak 8880 7.9 .6 1317* 35.3 26.9 131 Dry Lake 8400 3.7 .0 * 33.2 31.3 106 Elk River 8700 .1 .0 * 24.4 25.0 98 Little Snake River 8915 16.7 6.9 242 43.4 35.8 121 Lost Dog 9320 10.6 2.6 408 30.5 29.4 104 Lynx Pass 8880 .2 .0 * 16.9 16.8 101 Old Battle 10000 36.9 29.1 127 42.2 42.9 98 Rabbit Ears 9400 21.3 12.8 166 42.7 37.7 113 Ripple Creek 10340 25.5 13.2 193 31.9 32.5 98 Sandstone RS 8150 -M .0 * 21.2 22.8 93 Tower 10500 45.2 43.8 103 50.1 48.6 103 Trapper Lake 9700 .2 1.3 15* 21.7 26.2 83 Whiskey Park 8950 29.7 14.5 205 39.8 34.3 116 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 155* 105 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 .0 .0 * 16.9 17.8 95 Brumley 10600 1.7 .0 * 16.4 17.3 95 Fremont Pass 11400 17.5 16.6 105 22.4 19.8 113 Glen Cove 11460 6.6 .0 * 21.4 20.6 104 Hayden Pass 10720 8.0 -M * 19.9 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 6.8 .6 1133* 19.8 20.1 99 Saint Elmo 10540 .1 -M * 16.3 -M * South Colony 10800 11.4 8.0 142 30.2 27.6 109 Whiskey Ck 10220 -M .0 * -M 22.2 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 175* 103 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 -M 7.1 * 27.9 30.0 93 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .0 .0 * 12.1 10.0 121 Culebra #2 10500 .0 .0 * 18.9 18.7 101 Cumbres Trestle 10040 .2 .0 * 27.0 30.6 88 Grayback 11620 .0 .0 * 22.9 22.6 101 Hayden Pass 10720 8.0 -M * 19.9 -M * Lily Pond 11000 .0 .0 * 23.3 24.2 96 Medano Pass 9649 .1 .0 * 16.3 17.0 96 Middle Creek 11250 8.1 7.8 104 25.8 28.5 91 Moon Pass 11140 -M -M * 14.5 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 4.0 -M * 18.9 -M * Trinchera 10860 .4 .0 * 15.8 16.2 98 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .0 .0 * 12.8 13.3 96 Ute Creek 10650 .1 .0 * 22.7 23.7 96 Wager Gulch 11100 .1 -M * 18.7 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 -M 26.1 * 33.8 38.6 88 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 114* 95 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Black Mesa 11580 28.1 -M * 32.2 -M * Cascade 8880 .0 .0 * 24.5 24.1 102 Columbus Basin 10785 15.4 7.4 208 33.2 33.2 100 El Diente Peak 10000 .1 .0 * 26.3 24.6 107 Lizard Head Pass 10200 .0 .0 * 21.0 20.9 100 Lone Cone 9600 .2 .0 * 25.6 24.6 104 Mancos 10000 .0 .0 * 25.4 21.2 120 Mineral Creek 10040 .1 .0 * 21.1 22.0 96 Molas Lake 10500 .0 .0 * 25.6 24.4 105 Red Mountain Pass 11200 -M 11.1 * 34.6 32.4 107 Scotch Creek 9100 .0 .0 * 22.1 21.4 103 Sharkstooth 10720 9.1 1.4 650* 31.0 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 4.3 .5 860* 33.0 35.3 93 Stump Lakes 11200 10.2 9.0 113 23.5 24.5 96 Upper San Juan 10200 3.8 9.4 40 39.2 40.3 97 Vallecito 10880 .2 .0 * 23.0 22.4 103 Weminuche Creek 10740 .0 -M * 30.4 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 -M 26.1 * 33.8 38.6 88 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 157* 100