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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: SEPTEMBER 24 , 2017

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 -M .0 * -M 26.2 * Cochetopa Pass 10020 .1 .0 * 17.7 17.0 104 Columbine Pass 9400 .4 .0 * 32.2 33.6 96 Idarado 9800 .2 .0 * 35.0 32.4 108 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 32.0 33.9 94 Mesa Lakes 10000 .6 .0 * 29.7 33.9 88 Overland Res. 9840 -M .0 * 28.2 30.1 94 Park Cone 9600 .1 .0 * 24.7 21.1 117 Park Reservoir 9960 .6 .0 * 41.5 42.3 98 Porphyry Creek 10760 .1 .0 * 29.4 27.2 108 Red Mountain Pass 11200 .3 .0 * 43.9 42.8 103 Sargents Mesa 11530 -M -M * 26.9 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 .3 .0 * 55.3 48.5 114 Slumgullion 11560 .0 .0 * 25.6 25.0 102 Upper Taylor 10640 .0 -M * 35.4 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 .1 -M * 26.1 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 102 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 -M .0 * -M 38.0 * Beaver Ck Village 8500 -M .0 * -M 26.1 * Berthoud Summit 11300 .6 .0 * 44.0 39.8 111 Bison Lake 10880 .8 .0 * 44.7 41.6 107 Buffalo Park 9240 .0 .0 * 23.5 25.9 91 Chapman Tunnel 10110 .0 -M * 30.6 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 .2 .0 * 29.8 28.6 104 Elliot Ridge 10520 .1 -M * 34.4 -M * Fool Creek 11150 .3 -M * 34.4 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 .4 .0 * 31.0 27.0 115 Grizzly Peak 11100 .5 .0 * 34.2 31.8 108 High Lonesome 10620 .1 -M * 29.5 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 .4 .0 * 31.3 29.1 108 Independence Pass 10600 .2 .0 * 31.0 30.8 101 Ivanhoe 10400 .2 .0 * 36.1 34.9 103 Jones Pass 10400 -M .0 * 36.4 35.5 103 Kiln 9600 .0 .0 * 23.4 24.7 95 Lake Irene 10700 .3 .0 * 38.5 35.2 109 Lynx Pass 8880 .1 .0 * 18.7 23.3 80 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 32.0 33.9 94 Mccoy Park 9480 .0 .0 * 25.6 28.9 89 Mesa Lakes 10000 .6 .0 * 29.7 33.9 88 Middle Fork Camp 8940 .0 .0 * 26.8 26.2 102 Nast Lake 8700 .0 .0 * 21.7 21.3 102 North Lost Trail 9200 .0 .0 * 33.3 34.8 96 Phantom Valley 9030 .0 .0 * 26.5 25.4 104 Schofield Pass 10700 .3 .0 * 55.3 48.5 114 Stillwater Creek 8720 .2 .0 * 18.4 18.9 97 Summit Ranch 9400 .0 .0 * 25.5 24.2 105 Vail Mountain 10300 .1 .0 * 24.5 36.4 67 Willow Creek Pass 9540 .3 .0 * 28.2 25.6 110 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 101 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 .0 .0 * 41.8 34.0 123 Berthoud Summit 11300 .6 .0 * 44.0 39.8 111 Black Mountain 8920 .0 -M * 26.3 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 .3 .0 * 30.9 27.4 113 Copeland Lake 8600 .3 .0 * 33.5 27.1 124 Deadman Hill 10220 .2 .0 * 35.3 30.6 115 Echo Lake 10600 .2 .0 * 27.5 28.5 96 Hoosier Pass 11400 .4 .0 * 31.3 29.1 108 Hourglass Lake 9380 .1 -M * 29.8 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 .4 .0 * 35.7 30.1 119 Joe Wright 10120 .5 .0 * 44.6 43.6 102 Lake Eldora 9700 .2 .0 * 30.6 30.2 101 Lake Irene 10700 .3 .0 * 38.5 35.2 109 Long Draw Resv 9980 .4 -M * 33.6 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 .2 .0 * 36.7 33.1 111 Michigan Creek 10600 .1 .0 * 26.8 28.0 96 Niwot 9910 .1 .0 * 33.4 31.5 106 Rough And Tumble 10360 .4 .0 * 19.7 20.2 98 Sawtooth 9620 -M -M * 52.1 -M * University Camp 10300 .2 .0 * 37.3 37.0 101 Wild Basin 9560 .3 -M * 40.2 -M * Willow Park 10700 .3 .0 * 42.6 37.6 113 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 109 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 -M .0 * -M 38.0 * Columbine 9160 .3 .0 * 39.5 37.8 104 Deadman Hill 10220 .2 .0 * 35.3 30.6 115 Joe Wright 10120 .5 .0 * 44.6 43.6 102 Never Summer 10280 .1 .0 * 31.3 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 .1 .0 * 40.4 44.9 90 Rawah 9020 .2 .0 * 27.5 26.8 103 Roach 9700 .3 .0 * 35.0 32.9 106 Tower 10500 -M .0 * -M 57.9 * Whiskey Park 8950 .1 .0 * 41.9 41.4 101 Willow Creek Pass 9540 .3 .0 * 28.2 25.6 110 Zirkel 9340 .0 .0 * 56.5 43.0 131 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 107 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 .0 .0 * 22.4 23.9 94 Bear River 9080 -M .0 * -M 24.4 * Bison Lake 10880 .8 .0 * 44.7 41.6 107 Buffalo Park 9240 .0 .0 * 23.5 25.9 91 Burro Mountain 9400 .1 .0 * 27.6 34.1 81 Columbine 9160 .3 .0 * 39.5 37.8 104 Crosho 9100 .2 .0 * 20.8 26.3 79 Divide Peak 8880 .0 .0 * 30.9 33.4 93 Dry Lake 8400 .0 .0 * 32.5 38.5 84 Elk River 8700 .1 .0 * 29.8 32.0 93 Little Snake River 8915 .1 .0 * 54.9 43.3 127 Lost Dog 9320 .2 .0 * 39.9 36.5 109 Lynx Pass 8880 .1 .0 * 18.7 23.3 80 Old Battle 10000 .4 .0 * 52.7 51.2 103 Rabbit Ears 9400 .1 .0 * 40.4 44.9 90 Ripple Creek 10340 .3 .0 * 38.4 39.3 98 Sandstone RS 8150 .3 .0 * 23.3 29.0 80 Tower 10500 -M .0 * -M 57.9 * Trapper Lake 9700 .0 -M * 23.1 -M * Whiskey Park 8950 .1 .0 * 41.9 41.4 101 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 97 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 .2 .0 * 39.8 27.8 143 Brumley 10600 .1 .0 * 25.7 25.0 103 Fremont Pass 11400 .4 .0 * 31.0 27.0 115 Glen Cove 11460 .5 .0 * 33.0 35.4 93 Hayden Pass 10720 .4 -M * 26.0 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 .1 .0 * 29.4 27.2 108 Saint Elmo 10540 .1 -M * 29.7 -M * South Colony 10800 .1 .0 * 47.1 41.4 114 Whiskey Ck 10220 .2 .0 * 35.5 34.7 102 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 111 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 .4 .0 * 36.6 41.3 89 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .1 .0 * 17.7 17.0 104 Culebra #2 10500 .0 .0 * 32.7 28.7 114 Cumbres Trestle 10040 .0 .0 * 50.5 39.6 128 Grayback 11620 -M .0 * 37.5 32.6 115 Hayden Pass 10720 .4 -M * 26.0 -M * Lily Pond 11000 .0 .0 * 33.0 32.6 101 Medano Pass 9649 .1 .0 * 23.9 25.3 94 Middle Creek 11250 .3 .0 * 31.9 39.9 80 Moon Pass 11140 .1 -M * -M -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 -M -M * 26.9 -M * Trinchera 10860 .1 .0 * 26.3 23.0 114 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .2 .0 * 17.8 20.2 88 Ute Creek 10650 .0 .0 * 36.0 34.9 103 Wager Gulch 11100 .1 -M * 26.1 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 .5 .0 * 47.3 49.6 95 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 102 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Beartown 11600 .4 .0 * 36.6 41.3 89 Black Mesa 11580 .7 -M * 42.5 -M * Cascade 8880 .0 .0 * 33.7 34.2 99 Columbus Basin 10785 .2 .0 * 51.2 46.0 111 El Diente Peak 10000 .0 .0 * 36.0 32.5 111 Lizard Head Pass 10200 .0 .0 * 30.5 30.8 99 Lone Cone 9600 .5 .0 * 32.0 34.3 93 Mancos 10000 .0 .0 * 38.3 32.3 119 Mineral Creek 10040 .2 .0 * 30.0 31.3 96 Molas Lake 10500 .2 .0 * 35.6 33.2 107 Red Mountain Pass 11200 .3 .0 * 43.9 42.8 103 Scotch Creek 9100 .1 .0 * 30.2 29.0 104 Sharkstooth 10720 -M .0 * 45.0 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 .3 .0 * 45.0 45.9 98 Stump Lakes 11200 .2 .0 * 35.6 36.6 97 Upper San Juan 10200 .0 .0 * 52.5 52.3 100 Vallecito 10880 .0 .0 * 30.3 33.1 92 Weminuche Creek 10740 -M -M * 43.0 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 .5 .0 * 47.3 49.6 95 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 101