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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: OCTOBER 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 .2 .0 * .9 1.4 64 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .2 .0 * .5 1.0 50 Columbine Pass 9400 .0 .0 * .2 1.6 12 Idarado 9800 .3 .0 * .6 2.1 29 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 1.6 2.2 73 Mesa Lakes 10000 .0 .2 0* 1.0 2.0 50 Overland Res. 9840 -M .0 * .9 1.8 50 Park Cone 9600 .2 .0 * 1.2 1.2 100 Park Reservoir 9960 -M .6 * .9 2.8 32 Porphyry Creek 10760 .4 .2 200* .7 1.4 50 Red Mountain Pass 11200 .4 .6 67* .6 2.6 23 Sargents Mesa 11530 .0 -M * .3 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 .9 .9 100* 2.0 2.6 77 Slumgullion 11560 -M 1.0 * -M 1.7 * Upper Taylor 10640 .1 -M * 1.9 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 .2 -M * .7 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 137* 49 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 2.6 1.9 137* 3.3 2.5 132 Beaver Ck Village 8500 .5 .0 * 2.8 1.6 175 Berthoud Summit 11300 -M .4 * -M 2.0 * Bison Lake 10880 2.2 .6 367* 2.2 2.1 105 Buffalo Park 9240 -M .1 * -M 1.4 * Chapman Tunnel 10110 .6 -M * 2.8 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 .6 .0 * 2.2 1.4 157 Elliot Ridge 10520 .5 -M * 3.2 -M * Fool Creek 11150 2.6 -M * 2.3 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 2.5 .9 278* 2.4 1.4 171 Grizzly Peak 11100 .7 .5 140* 2.1 1.5 140 High Lonesome 10620 .4 -M * 2.1 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 1.5 .9 167* 2.1 1.5 140 Independence Pass 10600 .8 .5 160* 2.0 1.7 118 Ivanhoe 10400 1.8 .5 360* 2.7 1.8 150 Jones Pass 10400 -M .3 * 2.2 2.1 105 Kiln 9600 .6 .0 * 2.0 1.4 143 Lake Irene 10700 .3 .8 38* 2.7 1.7 159 Lynx Pass 8880 .3 .0 * 2.2 1.2 183 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 1.6 2.2 73 Mccoy Park 9480 .2 .0 * 3.0 2.0 150 Mesa Lakes 10000 .0 .2 0* 1.0 2.0 50 Middle Fork Camp 8940 .0 .0 * 2.4 1.6 150 Nast Lake 8700 .1 .0 * 1.4 1.1 127 North Lost Trail 9200 .3 .0 * 1.9 2.0 95 Phantom Valley 9030 .3 .0 * 2.2 1.2 183 Schofield Pass 10700 .9 .9 100* 2.0 2.6 77 Stillwater Creek 8720 -M .0 * -M .9 * Summit Ranch 9400 .2 .0 * 1.7 1.3 131 Vail Mountain 10300 .4 .9 44* 2.2 2.0 110 Willow Creek Pass 9540 2.5 .5 500* 2.8 1.5 187 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 212* 128 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 .0 .1 0* 2.7 1.7 159 Berthoud Summit 11300 -M .4 * -M 2.0 * Black Mountain 8920 1.1 -M * 2.6 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 1.2 .5 240* 1.8 1.5 120 Copeland Lake 8600 .4 .0 * 2.3 1.3 177 Deadman Hill 10220 3.0 1.3 231* 3.3 1.8 183 Echo Lake 10600 1.5 .6 250* 2.1 1.6 131 Hoosier Pass 11400 1.5 .9 167* 2.1 1.5 140 Hourglass Lake 9380 -M -M * 2.7 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 .3 .3 100* 2.1 1.7 124 Joe Wright 10120 .1 1.2 8* 4.1 2.5 164 Lake Eldora 9700 .1 .0 * 2.2 1.3 169 Lake Irene 10700 .3 .8 38* 2.7 1.7 159 Long Draw Resv 9980 2.1 -M * 2.9 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 1.9 1.6 119* 2.3 1.7 135 Michigan Creek 10600 .3 .3 100* 1.9 1.7 112 Niwot 9910 .2 .2 100* 2.4 1.2 200 Rough And Tumble 10360 .4 .3 133* 1.0 1.3 77 Sawtooth 9620 .1 -M * 2.8 -M * University Camp 10300 .9 .5 180* 2.4 1.6 150 Wild Basin 9560 .6 -M * 2.2 -M * Willow Park 10700 .1 .4 25* 2.9 1.8 161 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 136* 148 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 2.6 1.9 137* 3.3 2.5 132 Columbine 9160 .0 .0 * 3.1 1.9 163 Deadman Hill 10220 3.0 1.3 231* 3.3 1.8 183 Joe Wright 10120 .1 1.2 8* 4.1 2.5 164 Never Summer 10280 2.4 1.4 171* 3.1 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 .9 .0 * 3.4 2.4 142 Rawah 9020 .6 .1 600* 3.0 1.8 167 Roach 9700 1.7 .5 340* 3.3 1.8 183 Tower 10500 .6 2.1 29* 4.1 3.0 137 Whiskey Park 8950 .8 .4 200* 2.7 2.0 135 Willow Creek Pass 9540 2.5 .5 500* 2.8 1.5 187 Zirkel 9340 .0 .3 0* 3.2 3.1 103 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 157* 149 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 .0 .0 * 1.7 1.3 131 Bear River 9080 1.6 .2 800* 2.6 2.1 124 Bison Lake 10880 2.2 .6 367* 2.2 2.1 105 Buffalo Park 9240 -M .1 * -M 1.4 * Burro Mountain 9400 .2 .0 * 1.8 2.0 90 Columbine 9160 .0 .0 * 3.1 1.9 163 Crosho 9100 .4 .0 * 2.2 1.2 183 Divide Peak 8880 .7 .7 100* 2.8 2.3 122 Dry Lake 8400 -M .0 * -M 2.1 * Elk River 8700 .2 .0 * 2.7 1.8 150 Little Snake River 8915 .1 .6 17* 5.6 3.4 165 Lost Dog 9320 .3 .0 * 2.0 2.3 87 Lynx Pass 8880 .3 .0 * 2.2 1.2 183 Old Battle 10000 2.2 1.6 138* 2.5 3.0 83 Rabbit Ears 9400 .9 .0 * 3.4 2.4 142 Ripple Creek 10340 2.9 .4 725* 2.0 1.8 111 Sandstone RS 8150 .2 .0 * 1.4 1.5 93 Tower 10500 .6 2.1 29* 4.1 3.0 137 Trapper Lake 9700 .0 -M * 2.1 -M * Whiskey Park 8950 .8 .4 200* 2.7 2.0 135 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 206* 127 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 .2 .0 * 1.1 1.1 100 Brumley 10600 .6 .0 * 1.6 1.3 123 Fremont Pass 11400 2.5 .9 278* 2.4 1.4 171 Glen Cove 11460 .1 .6 17* .4 2.4 17 Hayden Pass 10720 .5 -M * .9 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 .4 .2 200* .7 1.4 50 Saint Elmo 10540 .4 -M * .9 -M * South Colony 10800 .1 .9 11* 1.0 2.2 45 Whiskey Ck 10220 .3 .0 * 1.7 1.6 106 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 162* 78 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 .3 .6 50* .7 2.8 25 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .2 .0 * .5 1.0 50 Culebra #2 10500 .0 .0 * 1.4 1.4 100 Cumbres Trestle 10040 .0 .1 0* 1.4 2.1 67 Grayback 11620 -M .4 * .6 3.0 20 Hayden Pass 10720 .5 -M * .9 -M * Lily Pond 11000 .0 .1 0* .4 1.9 21 Medano Pass 9649 .1 .0 * 1.1 1.3 85 Middle Creek 11250 .1 .9 11* .2 3.0 7 Moon Pass 11140 .2 -M * .5 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 .0 -M * .3 -M * Trinchera 10860 .0 .0 * .7 1.2 58 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .1 .0 * .1 1.5 7 Ute Creek 10650 .1 .3 33* 1.1 1.9 58 Wager Gulch 11100 .2 -M * .7 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 .2 1.4 14* .0 3.0 0 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 32* 34 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Beartown 11600 .3 .6 50* .7 2.8 25 Black Mesa 11580 1.0 -M * .8 -M * Cascade 8880 .1 .0 * .3 2.2 14 Columbus Basin 10785 .2 .7 29* .1 2.8 4 El Diente Peak 10000 .0 .0 * .5 1.7 29 Lizard Head Pass 10200 .0 .0 * .4 1.9 21 Lone Cone 9600 .1 .0 * .9 2.0 45 Mancos 10000 .0 .0 * .0 1.8 0 Mineral Creek 10040 .2 .2 100* .2 2.0 10 Molas Lake 10500 .1 .0 * .1 2.1 5 Red Mountain Pass 11200 .4 .6 67* .6 2.6 23 Scotch Creek 9100 .1 .0 * .3 1.5 20 Sharkstooth 10720 -M .0 * -M -M * Spud Mountain 10660 -M .0 * -M 2.6 * Stump Lakes 11200 .2 .6 33* .2 2.0 10 Upper San Juan 10200 .0 .3 0* .2 3.3 6 Vallecito 10880 .0 .0 * .0 1.9 0 Weminuche Creek 10740 -M -M * -M -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 .2 1.4 14* .0 3.0 0 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 43* 13