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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: AUGUST 29 , 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 * 25.9 24.5 106 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .0 .0 * 17.9 15.9 113 Columbine Pass 9400 .0 .0 * 29.3 31.7 92 Idarado 9800 .0 .0 * 31.8 30.0 106 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 30.7 31.4 98 Mesa Lakes 10000 .0 .0 * 35.5 31.8 112 Overland Res. 9840 .0 .0 * 26.6 27.5 97 Park Cone 9600 .0 .0 * 16.1 19.7 82 Park Reservoir 9960 .0 .0 * 38.9 39.4 99 Porphyry Creek 10760 .0 .0 * 22.9 25.5 90 Red Mountain Pass 11200 .0 .0 * 43.1 39.9 108 Sargents Mesa 11530 .0 -M * 26.1 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 .0 .0 * 34.2 45.7 75 Slumgullion 11440 .0 .0 * 23.1 23.3 99 Upper Taylor 10640 .0 -M * 27.8 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 .0 -M * 24.8 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 97 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 .0 .0 * 36.3 35.7 102 Beaver Ck Village 8500 .0 .0 * 26.4 24.1 110 Berthoud Summit 11300 .0 .0 * 39.4 37.7 105 Bison Lake 10880 .0 .0 * 35.9 39.1 92 Buffalo Park 9240 .0 .0 * 23.2 24.2 96 Chapman Tunnel 10110 .0 -M * 29.5 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 .0 .0 * 26.0 27.1 96 Elliot Ridge 10520 .0 -M * 35.5 -M * Fool Creek 11150 .0 -M * 32.2 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 .0 .0 * 27.9 25.6 109 Grizzly Peak 11100 .0 .0 * 25.3 30.1 84 High Lonesome 10620 .0 -M * 30.9 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 .0 .0 * 29.1 27.4 106 Independence Pass 10600 .0 .0 * 28.4 29.1 98 Ivanhoe 10400 .0 .0 * 33.7 33.1 102 Jones Pass 10400 .0 .0 * 32.9 33.2 99 Kiln 9600 .0 .0 * 22.9 23.4 98 Lake Irene 10700 .0 .0 * 31.0 33.4 93 Lynx Pass 8880 .0 .0 * 19.9 21.8 91 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 30.7 31.4 98 Mccoy Park 9480 .0 .0 * 27.3 26.6 103 Mesa Lakes 10000 .0 .0 * 35.5 31.8 112 Middle Fork Camp 8940 .0 .0 * 24.7 24.4 101 Nast Lake 8700 .0 .0 * 18.2 20.1 91 North Lost Trail 9200 .0 .0 * 26.4 32.6 81 Phantom Valley 9030 .0 .0 * 22.0 23.8 92 Schofield Pass 10700 .0 .0 * 34.2 45.7 75 Stillwater Creek 8720 .0 .0 * 17.4 17.9 97 Summit Ranch 9400 .0 .0 * 21.4 22.8 94 Vail Mountain 10300 .0 .0 * 28.9 34.6 84 Willow Creek Pass 9540 .0 .0 * 25.2 24.0 105 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 96 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 .0 .0 * 31.2 32.2 97 Berthoud Summit 11300 .0 .0 * 39.4 37.7 105 Black Mountain 8920 .0 -M * 27.1 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 .0 .0 * 26.5 25.1 106 Copeland Lake 8600 .0 .0 * 24.6 25.6 96 Deadman Hill 10220 .0 .0 * 28.8 29.1 99 Echo Lake 10600 .0 .0 * 25.2 26.5 95 Hoosier Pass 11400 .0 .0 * 29.1 27.4 106 Hourglass Lake 9380 .0 -M * 24.7 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 .0 .0 * 29.3 28.2 104 Joe Wright 10120 .0 .0 * 39.1 41.2 95 Lake Eldora 9700 .0 .0 * 29.7 28.6 104 Lake Irene 10700 .0 .0 * 31.0 33.4 93 Long Draw Resv 9980 .0 -M * 26.4 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 .0 .0 * 31.0 31.1 100 Michigan Creek 10600 .0 .0 * 27.3 26.1 105 Niwot 9910 .0 .0 * 29.5 29.8 99 Rough And Tumble 10360 .0 .0 * 19.5 18.9 103 Sawtooth 9620 .0 -M * 40.5 -M * University Camp 10300 .0 .0 * 32.4 35.0 93 Wild Basin 9560 .0 -M * 29.6 -M * Willow Park 10700 .0 .0 * 35.3 35.7 99 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 99 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 .0 .0 * 36.3 35.7 102 Columbine 9160 .0 .0 * 35.0 36.0 97 Deadman Hill 10220 .0 .0 * 28.8 29.1 99 Joe Wright 10120 .0 .0 * 39.1 41.2 95 Never Summer 10280 .0 .0 * 27.4 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 .0 .0 * 44.3 42.8 104 Rawah 9020 .0 .0 * 27.4 25.0 110 Roach 9700 .0 .0 * 34.9 31.1 112 Tower 10500 .0 .0 * 55.3 55.3 100 Whiskey Park 8950 .0 .0 * 41.4 39.5 105 Willow Creek Pass 9540 .0 .0 * 25.2 24.0 105 Zirkel 9340 .0 .0 * 42.6 40.2 106 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 103 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 .1 .0 * 25.9 22.4 116 Bear River 9080 .0 .0 * 22.7 22.7 100 Bison Lake 10880 .0 .0 * 35.9 39.1 92 Buffalo Park 9240 .0 .0 * 23.2 24.2 96 Burro Mountain 9400 .0 .0 * 28.2 32.1 88 Columbine 9160 .0 .0 * 35.0 36.0 97 Crosho 9100 .0 .0 * 21.7 24.7 88 Divide Peak 8880 .0 .0 * 36.2 31.5 115 Dry Lake 8400 .0 .0 * 35.6 36.4 98 Elk River 8700 .0 .0 * 26.9 30.2 89 Little Snake River 8915 .0 .0 * 43.3 40.7 106 Lost Dog 9320 .0 .0 * 33.8 34.0 99 Lynx Pass 8880 .0 .0 * 19.9 21.8 91 Old Battle 10000 .1 .0 * 42.9 48.7 88 Rabbit Ears 9400 .0 .0 * 44.3 42.8 104 Ripple Creek 10340 .0 .0 * 33.3 37.4 89 Sandstone RS 8150 -M .0 * 21.9 27.3 80 Tower 10500 .0 .0 * 55.3 55.3 100 Trapper Lake 9700 .0 .0 * 24.2 31.5 77 Whiskey Park 8950 .0 .0 * 41.4 39.5 105 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 96 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 .0 .0 * 21.8 26.2 83 Brumley 10600 .0 .0 * 20.7 23.4 88 Fremont Pass 11400 .0 .0 * 27.9 25.6 109 Glen Cove 11460 .0 .0 * 31.8 32.9 97 Hayden Pass 10720 .0 -M * 26.1 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 .0 .0 * 22.9 25.5 90 Saint Elmo 10540 .0 -M * 21.5 -M * South Colony 10800 .0 .0 * 41.7 38.0 110 Whiskey Ck 10220 .0 .0 * 31.9 32.3 99 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 97 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 .0 .0 * 34.4 37.8 91 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .0 .0 * 17.9 15.9 113 Culebra #2 10500 .0 .0 * 26.4 26.6 99 Cumbres Trestle 10040 .0 .0 * 32.7 37.1 88 Grayback 11620 .0 .0 * 30.7 30.4 101 Hayden Pass 10720 .0 -M * 26.1 -M * Lily Pond 11000 .0 .0 * 27.6 30.7 90 Medano Pass 9649 .0 .0 * 18.6 23.6 79 Middle Creek 11250 .0 .0 * 31.8 36.4 87 Moon Pass 11140 .0 -M * 20.3 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 .0 -M * 26.1 -M * Trinchera 10860 .0 .0 * 21.4 21.4 100 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .0 .0 * -M 18.3 * Ute Creek 10650 .0 .0 * 30.1 32.4 93 Wager Gulch 11100 .0 -M * 24.8 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 .0 .0 * 41.1 46.1 89 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 92 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Black Mesa 11580 .0 -M * 40.6 -M * Cascade 8880 .0 .0 * 31.6 31.3 101 Columbus Basin 10785 .0 .0 * 42.4 42.2 100 El Diente Peak 10000 .0 .0 * 34.5 30.3 114 Lizard Head Pass 10200 .0 .0 * 30.4 28.3 107 Lone Cone 9600 .0 .0 * 33.8 31.3 108 Mancos 10000 .0 .0 * 32.9 29.2 113 Mineral Creek 10040 .0 .0 * 29.1 28.5 102 Molas Lake 10500 .0 .0 * 32.5 30.4 107 Red Mountain Pass 11200 .0 .0 * 43.1 39.9 108 Scotch Creek 9100 .0 .0 * 27.7 27.0 103 Sharkstooth 10720 .0 .0 * 41.3 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 .0 .0 * 41.1 42.6 96 Stump Lakes 11200 .0 .0 * 32.5 33.3 98 Upper San Juan 10200 .0 .0 * 45.6 48.5 94 Vallecito 10880 .0 .0 * 27.9 30.0 93 Weminuche Creek 10740 .0 -M * 39.6 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 .0 .0 * 41.1 46.1 89 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 101