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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: APRIL 23 , 2017

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 15.8 11.9 133 20.9 17.4 120 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .1 .1 100* 8.5 8.3 102 Columbine Pass 9400 1.1 9.3 12 25.5 25.1 102 Idarado 9800 10.8 10.6 102 22.6 20.8 109 Mc Clure Pass 9500 2.8 12.4 23 21.6 22.6 96 Mesa Lakes 10000 15.8 17.1 92 21.1 23.4 90 Overland Res. 9840 5.2 9.1 57 17.4 18.1 96 Park Cone 9600 14.1 8.1 174 17.0 13.1 130 Park Reservoir 9960 29.2 26.7 109 29.8 29.8 100 Porphyry Creek 10760 19.3 14.2 136 20.0 17.2 116 Red Mountain Pass 11200 23.3 24.4 95 29.5 28.6 103 Sargents Mesa 11530 7.3 -M * 13.5 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 43.8 32.1 136 -M 34.9 * Slumgullion 11560 10.5 14.4 73 16.6 15.0 111 Upper Taylor 10640 15.7 -M * 25.3 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 6.1 -M * 16.3 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 101 105 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 24.8 21.5 115 27.5 24.7 111 Beaver Ck Village 8500 1.3 5.7 23 15.9 16.2 98 Berthoud Summit 11300 17.2 21.4 80 28.9 25.6 113 Bison Lake 10880 29.1 26.4 110 35.3 29.1 121 Buffalo Park 9240 12.7 10.8 118 16.7 17.8 94 Chapman Tunnel 10110 12.1 -M * 20.0 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 15.3 15.2 101 18.5 18.0 103 Elliot Ridge 10520 -M -M * -M -M * Fool Creek 11150 21.8 -M * 20.7 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 18.6 17.8 104 19.3 16.9 114 Grizzly Peak 11100 19.5 16.4 119 22.2 19.4 114 High Lonesome 10620 14.8 -M * 20.4 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 16.5 16.0 103 17.9 17.2 104 Independence Pass 10600 13.3 15.6 85 20.0 20.0 100 Ivanhoe 10400 20.5 14.6 140 25.2 23.3 108 Jones Pass 10400 13.9 15.3 91 22.6 22.4 101 Kiln 9600 6.9 9.5 73 15.8 16.0 99 Lake Irene 10700 23.8 24.0 99 25.3 22.8 111 Lynx Pass 8880 .1 7.9 1 12.0 14.3 84 Mc Clure Pass 9500 2.8 12.4 23 21.6 22.6 96 Mccoy Park 9480 5.2 9.5 55 17.8 18.8 95 Mesa Lakes 10000 15.8 17.1 92 21.1 23.4 90 Middle Fork Camp 8940 1.2 10.7 11 16.6 15.4 108 Nast Lake 8700 .0 .6 0* 14.5 13.4 108 North Lost Trail 9200 9.8 10.6 92 23.9 23.9 100 Phantom Valley 9030 3.6 6.3 57 17.4 15.4 113 Schofield Pass 10700 43.8 32.1 136 -M 34.9 * Stillwater Creek 8720 .3 .4 75* 13.2 11.3 117 Summit Ranch 9400 4.3 9.7 44 17.6 15.0 117 Vail Mountain 10300 14.0 22.3 63 17.1 24.8 69 Willow Creek Pass 9540 18.3 13.5 136 19.3 14.7 131 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 92 104 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 20.2 18.5 109 26.1 21.4 122 Berthoud Summit 11300 17.2 21.4 80 28.9 25.6 113 Black Mountain 8920 8.1 -M * 14.5 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 12.0 11.6 103 15.5 14.6 106 Copeland Lake 8600 .3 .0 * 19.1 15.2 126 Deadman Hill 10220 20.5 17.7 116 22.3 19.4 115 Echo Lake 10600 8.3 8.4 99 13.2 13.9 95 Hoosier Pass 11400 16.5 16.0 103 17.9 17.2 104 Hourglass Lake 9380 12.0 -M * 15.9 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 14.1 13.9 101 22.8 17.8 128 Joe Wright 10120 17.1 22.7 75 30.5 28.3 108 Lake Eldora 9700 4.5 9.0 50 19.0 18.2 104 Lake Irene 10700 23.8 24.0 99 25.3 22.8 111 Long Draw Resv 9980 14.7 -M * 22.1 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 22.7 21.8 104 21.8 20.1 108 Michigan Creek 10600 -M 12.1 * -M 16.6 * Niwot 9910 11.6 12.3 94 19.6 18.0 109 Rough And Tumble 10360 5.2 7.3 71 8.0 10.0 80 Sawtooth 9620 27.7 -M * 35.9 -M * University Camp 10300 20.3 18.1 112 25.4 22.8 111 Wild Basin 9560 23.8 -M * 24.1 -M * Willow Park 10700 16.7 19.0 88 28.3 23.8 119 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 96 111 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 24.8 21.5 115 27.5 24.7 111 Columbine 9160 11.1 20.7 54 28.6 27.3 105 Deadman Hill 10220 20.5 17.7 116 22.3 19.4 115 Joe Wright 10120 17.1 22.7 75 30.5 28.3 108 Never Summer 10280 23.3 20.9 111 21.0 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 16.1 25.3 64 29.1 32.8 89 Rawah 9020 5.2 8.1 64 18.8 15.8 119 Roach 9700 14.9 16.7 89 22.3 21.0 106 Tower 10500 40.1 48.8 82 45.8 42.9 107 Whiskey Park 8950 22.1 25.6 86 31.7 30.1 105 Willow Creek Pass 9540 18.3 13.5 136 19.3 14.7 131 Zirkel 9340 23.3 22.5 104 43.5 30.0 145 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 90 111 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 .0 2.9 0 17.7 16.3 109 Bear River 9080 9.2 11.0 84 14.4 15.3 94 Bison Lake 10880 29.1 26.4 110 35.3 29.1 121 Buffalo Park 9240 12.7 10.8 118 16.7 17.8 94 Burro Mountain 9400 4.0 15.3 26 16.8 23.1 73 Columbine 9160 11.1 20.7 54 28.6 27.3 105 Crosho 9100 .2 6.5 3 12.8 17.1 75 Divide Peak 8880 11.1 18.3 61 23.7 23.2 102 Dry Lake 8400 9.6 17.4 55 24.9 27.1 92 Elk River 8700 5.6 14.8 38 21.1 21.7 97 Little Snake River 8915 21.7 23.6 92 40.1 31.3 128 Lost Dog 9320 22.0 24.0 92 27.8 26.0 107 Lynx Pass 8880 .1 7.9 1 12.0 14.3 84 Old Battle 10000 36.9 33.5 110 39.5 37.5 105 Rabbit Ears 9400 16.1 25.3 64 29.1 32.8 89 Ripple Creek 10340 26.9 24.5 110 29.5 28.5 104 Sandstone RS 8150 -M 9.6 * 16.6 19.8 84 Tower 10500 40.1 48.8 82 45.8 42.9 107 Trapper Lake 9700 -M -M * 18.0 -M * Whiskey Park 8950 22.1 25.6 86 31.7 30.1 105 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 78 101 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 .8 1.0 80 18.7 14.9 126 Brumley 10600 10.7 9.6 111 14.7 14.7 100 Fremont Pass 11400 18.6 17.8 104 19.3 16.9 114 Glen Cove 11460 3.3 8.7 38 12.6 16.2 78 Hayden Pass 10720 16.2 -M * 15.0 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 19.3 14.2 136 20.0 17.2 116 Saint Elmo 10540 10.4 -M * 17.6 -M * South Colony 10800 18.6 21.1 88 24.7 23.9 103 Whiskey Ck 10220 5.6 8.4 67 19.8 18.7 106 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 95 106 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 23.7 22.7 104 26.4 26.5 100 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .1 .1 100* 8.5 8.3 102 Culebra #2 10500 14.9 10.9 137 19.4 15.7 124 Cumbres Trestle 10040 42.0 27.1 155 38.0 28.1 135 Grayback 11620 .7 14.8 5 23.0 20.5 112 Hayden Pass 10720 16.2 -M * 15.0 -M * Lily Pond 11000 6.9 14.4 48 19.3 21.9 88 Medano Pass 9649 .0 .0 * 13.6 14.5 94 Middle Creek 11250 19.3 19.0 102 22.3 25.6 87 Moon Pass 11140 2.9 -M * 10.4 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 7.3 -M * 13.5 -M * Trinchera 10860 9.8 8.2 120 16.7 13.9 120 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .0 .6 0 10.1 11.6 87 Ute Creek 10650 10.9 15.0 73 18.1 21.0 86 Wager Gulch 11100 6.1 -M * 16.3 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 36.6 34.8 105 36.1 35.2 103 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 98 104 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Beartown 11600 23.7 22.7 104 26.4 26.5 100 Black Mesa 11580 32.9 -M * 32.4 -M * Cascade 8880 .2 .9 22* 23.1 21.8 106 Columbus Basin 10785 32.2 25.6 126 36.2 30.0 121 El Diente Peak 10000 11.6 10.6 109 26.1 21.5 121 Lizard Head Pass 10200 12.6 14.3 88 19.5 17.9 109 Lone Cone 9600 7.1 8.5 84 23.8 21.8 109 Mancos 10000 11.9 8.4 142 25.6 18.9 135 Mineral Creek 10040 12.6 13.9 91 18.8 19.3 97 Molas Lake 10500 20.2 19.8 102 25.5 21.8 117 Red Mountain Pass 11200 23.3 24.4 95 29.5 28.6 103 Scotch Creek 9100 .9 1.0 90* 22.1 19.2 115 Sharkstooth 10720 25.3 19.4 130 29.3 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 19.2 20.9 92 35.8 32.0 112 Stump Lakes 11200 19.0 17.8 107 21.0 22.0 95 Upper San Juan 10200 30.3 30.3 100 40.9 36.9 111 Vallecito 10880 9.8 12.7 77 21.2 20.2 105 Weminuche Creek 10740 10.8 -M * 26.9 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 36.6 34.8 105 36.1 35.2 103 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 104 110