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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 MONDAY: SEPTEMBER 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 * 27.4 26.2 105 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .2 .0 * 18.9 17.1 111 Columbine Pass 9400 .1 .0 * 30.2 33.6 90 Idarado 9800 .0 .0 * 34.2 32.5 105 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .2 .0 * 32.7 34.0 96 Mesa Lakes 10000 .3 .0 * 36.8 34.0 108 Overland Res. 9840 .0 .0 * 28.4 30.2 94 Park Cone 9600 .0 .0 * 16.8 21.1 80 Park Reservoir 9960 .1 .0 * 42.2 42.5 99 Porphyry Creek 10760 .1 .0 * 23.9 27.2 88 Red Mountain Pass 11200 -M .0 * 45.9 42.9 107 Sargents Mesa 11530 .2 -M * 27.4 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 .0 .0 * 37.4 48.7 77 Slumgullion 11440 .0 .0 * 24.5 25.1 98 Upper Taylor 10640 .0 -M * 29.5 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 .1 -M * 27.1 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 96 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 .0 .0 * 36.9 38.1 97 Beaver Ck Village 8500 .0 .0 * 27.2 26.2 104 Berthoud Summit 11300 .0 .0 * 40.2 39.9 101 Bison Lake 10880 .4 .0 * 37.9 41.8 91 Buffalo Park 9240 .0 .0 * 23.8 26.0 92 Chapman Tunnel 10110 -M -M * 30.9 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 .0 .0 * 26.8 28.7 93 Elliot Ridge 10520 .0 -M * 36.0 -M * Fool Creek 11150 .0 -M * 33.3 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 .1 .0 * 28.9 27.1 107 Grizzly Peak 11100 .4 .0 * 26.1 31.9 82 High Lonesome 10620 .1 -M * 31.5 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 .0 .0 * 29.5 29.1 101 Independence Pass 10600 .0 .0 * 29.5 30.9 95 Ivanhoe 10400 .0 .0 * 34.8 35.0 99 Jones Pass 10400 .7 .0 * 33.3 35.7 93 Kiln 9600 .0 .0 * 23.7 24.8 96 Lake Irene 10700 .1 .0 * 31.7 35.3 90 Lynx Pass 8880 .0 .0 * 20.3 23.4 87 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .2 .0 * 32.7 34.0 96 Mccoy Park 9480 .1 .0 * 28.0 29.0 97 Mesa Lakes 10000 .3 .0 * 36.8 34.0 108 Middle Fork Camp 8940 .0 .0 * 25.7 26.2 98 Nast Lake 8700 .0 .0 * 18.8 21.4 88 North Lost Trail 9200 .2 .0 * 28.0 35.0 80 Phantom Valley 9030 .2 .0 * 22.7 25.5 89 Schofield Pass 10700 .0 .0 * 37.4 48.7 77 Stillwater Creek 8720 .0 .0 * 17.8 19.0 94 Summit Ranch 9400 .0 .0 * 22.0 24.3 91 Vail Mountain 10300 .0 .0 * 30.3 36.6 83 Willow Creek Pass 9540 .1 .0 * 25.9 25.8 100 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 93 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 .0 .0 * 32.1 34.1 94 Berthoud Summit 11300 .0 .0 * 40.2 39.9 101 Black Mountain 8920 .2 -M * 27.4 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 .2 .0 * 27.3 27.5 99 Copeland Lake 8600 .3 .0 * 25.1 27.2 92 Deadman Hill 10220 .3 .0 * 29.3 30.8 95 Echo Lake 10600 .3 .0 * 26.0 28.6 91 Hoosier Pass 11400 .0 .0 * 29.5 29.1 101 Hourglass Lake 9380 .1 -M * 25.0 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 .1 .0 * 30.2 30.2 100 Joe Wright 10120 .2 .0 * 39.8 43.9 91 Lake Eldora 9700 .1 .0 * 30.4 30.2 101 Lake Irene 10700 .1 .0 * 31.7 35.3 90 Long Draw Resv 9980 -M -M * 27.1 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 .1 .0 * 32.2 33.2 97 Michigan Creek 10600 .1 .0 * 28.0 28.1 100 Niwot 9910 .1 .0 * 30.4 31.6 96 Rough And Tumble 10360 .1 .0 * 20.7 20.2 102 Sawtooth 9620 .0 -M * 42.6 -M * University Camp 10300 .0 .0 * 33.7 37.1 91 Wild Basin 9560 .0 -M * 30.1 -M * Willow Park 10700 .0 .0 * 36.5 37.7 97 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 96 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 .0 .0 * 36.9 38.1 97 Columbine 9160 .2 .0 * 35.3 37.9 93 Deadman Hill 10220 .3 .0 * 29.3 30.8 95 Joe Wright 10120 .2 .0 * 39.8 43.9 91 Never Summer 10280 -M .0 * 28.9 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 .0 .0 * 45.1 45.0 100 Rawah 9020 .2 .0 * 27.8 27.0 103 Roach 9700 .0 .0 * 35.4 33.1 107 Tower 10500 .8 .0 * 55.8 58.1 96 Whiskey Park 8950 .0 .0 * 43.0 41.5 104 Willow Creek Pass 9540 .1 .0 * 25.9 25.8 100 Zirkel 9340 .0 .0 * 43.6 43.0 101 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 99 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 .2 .0 * 27.6 24.0 115 Bear River 9080 .0 .0 * 23.4 24.5 96 Bison Lake 10880 .4 .0 * 37.9 41.8 91 Buffalo Park 9240 .0 .0 * 23.8 26.0 92 Burro Mountain 9400 .1 .0 * 29.0 34.1 85 Columbine 9160 .2 .0 * 35.3 37.9 93 Crosho 9100 .0 .0 * 21.9 26.4 83 Divide Peak 8880 .1 .0 * 37.6 33.6 112 Dry Lake 8400 .0 .0 * 36.8 38.6 95 Elk River 8700 .2 .0 * 28.6 32.1 89 Little Snake River 8915 .0 .0 * 46.5 43.4 107 Lost Dog 9320 -M .0 * 35.9 36.6 98 Lynx Pass 8880 .0 .0 * 20.3 23.4 87 Old Battle 10000 .7 .0 * 44.4 51.4 86 Rabbit Ears 9400 .0 .0 * 45.1 45.0 100 Ripple Creek 10340 .5 .0 * 34.5 39.4 88 Sandstone RS 8150 -M .0 * 23.0 29.1 79 Tower 10500 .8 .0 * 55.8 58.1 96 Trapper Lake 9700 .0 .0 * 24.7 33.4 74 Whiskey Park 8950 .0 .0 * 43.0 41.5 104 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 94 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 .0 .0 * 22.9 27.9 82 Brumley 10600 .0 .0 * 21.6 25.1 86 Fremont Pass 11400 .1 .0 * 28.9 27.1 107 Glen Cove 11460 -M .0 * 33.8 35.4 95 Hayden Pass 10720 .2 -M * 27.8 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 .1 .0 * 23.9 27.2 88 Saint Elmo 10540 .1 -M * 22.6 -M * South Colony 10800 .3 .0 * 43.5 41.4 105 Whiskey Ck 10220 .0 .0 * 34.5 34.8 99 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 96 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 .0 .0 * 38.1 41.5 92 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .2 .0 * 18.9 17.1 111 Culebra #2 10500 .2 .0 * 28.5 28.8 99 Cumbres Trestle 10040 .1 .0 * 35.8 39.7 90 Grayback 11620 .1 .0 * 33.2 32.6 102 Hayden Pass 10720 .2 -M * 27.8 -M * Lily Pond 11000 .0 .0 * 28.4 32.8 87 Medano Pass 9649 .4 .0 * 19.0 25.3 75 Middle Creek 11250 .0 .0 * 34.6 40.1 86 Moon Pass 11140 -M -M * 21.8 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 .2 -M * 27.4 -M * Trinchera 10860 .0 .0 * 23.5 23.1 102 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .2 .0 * 19.8 20.3 98 Ute Creek 10650 -M .0 * 31.9 34.9 91 Wager Gulch 11100 .1 -M * 27.1 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 -M .0 * 43.4 49.6 88 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 92 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Black Mesa 11580 .5 -M * 43.5 -M * Cascade 8880 .0 .0 * 33.8 34.3 99 Columbus Basin 10785 .1 .0 * 45.7 46.1 99 El Diente Peak 10000 .0 .0 * 36.8 32.5 113 Lizard Head Pass 10200 .0 .0 * 32.3 30.8 105 Lone Cone 9600 .0 .0 * 36.3 34.4 106 Mancos 10000 .2 .0 * 35.2 32.3 109 Mineral Creek 10040 .1 .0 * 32.0 31.4 102 Molas Lake 10500 .1 .0 * 35.6 33.2 107 Red Mountain Pass 11200 -M .0 * 45.9 42.9 107 Scotch Creek 9100 .2 .0 * 29.5 29.0 102 Sharkstooth 10720 .1 .0 * 43.4 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 .0 .0 * 44.3 46.0 96 Stump Lakes 11200 .2 .0 * 35.0 36.6 96 Upper San Juan 10200 .0 .0 * 47.8 52.5 91 Vallecito 10880 .0 .0 * 30.7 33.2 92 Weminuche Creek 10740 -M -M * 43.0 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 -M .0 * 43.4 49.6 88 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 100