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United States           Natural Resources             Water and Climate Center
Department of           Conservation                          Portland, Oregon
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          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 TUESDAY: MARCH 31 , 2015

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 11.2 13.2 85 12.9 15.6 83 Cochetopa Pass 10020 2.7 3.9 69 8.0 7.0 114 Columbine Pass 9400 3.6 15.9 23 11.0 22.4 49 Idarado 9800 10.1 13.7 74 15.8 18.0 88 Mc Clure Pass 9500 6.5 16.2 40 13.8 20.2 68 Mesa Lakes 10000 9.7 17.0 57 -M 20.3 * Overland Res. 9840 5.6 11.6 48 12.7 16.0 79 Park Cone 9600 7.5 9.8 77 8.7 11.7 74 Park Reservoir 9960 14.8 24.4 61 17.0 26.6 64 Porphyry Creek 10760 12.1 15.1 80 12.6 14.9 85 Red Mountain Pass 11200 17.4 22.5 77 21.5 25.0 86 Sargents Mesa 11530 10.7 -M * 12.8 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 21.5 30.1 71 21.0 30.8 68 Slumgullion 11440 11.8 13.3 89 12.7 12.9 98 Upper Taylor 10640 8.8 -M * 14.5 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 9.1 -M * 13.1 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 65 76 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 17.6 19.6 90 17.8 21.1 84 Beaver Ck Village 8500 8.1 12.4 65 13.4 14.0 96 Berthoud Summit 11300 15.6 18.4 85 20.6 21.8 94 Bison Lake 10880 16.2 23.6 69 17.8 25.6 70 Buffalo Park 9240 13.5 10.4 130 15.1 15.7 96 Chapman Tunnel 10110 11.0 -M * 15.8 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 14.2 13.5 105 16.0 15.6 103 Elliot Ridge 10520 13.3 -M * 18.0 -M * Fool Creek 11150 17.8 -M * 16.2 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 16.3 15.1 108 15.9 14.6 109 Grizzly Peak 11100 15.8 16.1 98 15.6 16.5 95 High Lonesome 10620 14.9 -M * 16.6 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 -M 14.5 * -M 14.5 * Independence Pass 10600 15.7 15.8 99 16.5 17.2 96 Ivanhoe 10400 13.3 13.4 99 19.2 19.8 97 Jones Pass 10400 13.4 13.3 101 17.9 19.0 94 Kiln 9600 8.4 11.3 74 12.0 14.0 86 Lake Irene 10700 20.3 24.1 84 19.8 19.7 101 Lynx Pass 8880 7.9 10.9 72 12.0 12.6 95 Mc Clure Pass 9500 6.5 16.2 40 13.8 20.2 68 Mccoy Park 9480 9.7 15.8 61 14.6 16.3 90 Mesa Lakes 10000 9.7 17.0 57 -M 20.3 * Middle Fork Camp 8940 9.0 11.5 78 12.0 13.2 91 Nast Lake 8700 1.1 7.3 15 9.4 11.6 81 North Lost Trail 9200 9.2 16.3 56 13.8 21.1 65 Phantom Valley 9030 7.4 9.3 80 13.0 13.6 96 Schofield Pass 10700 21.5 30.1 71 21.0 30.8 68 Stillwater Creek 8720 2.7 7.1 38 7.9 9.7 81 Summit Ranch 9400 8.0 11.2 71 11.6 12.9 90 Vail Mountain 10300 12.4 19.5 64 14.8 21.6 69 Willow Creek Pass 9540 9.7 11.7 83 11.8 12.7 93 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 78 87 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 14.9 16.3 91 16.7 18.3 91 Berthoud Summit 11300 15.6 18.4 85 20.6 21.8 94 Black Mountain 8920 8.6 -M * 10.7 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 9.5 9.4 101 13.1 12.4 106 Copeland Lake 8600 .5 1.4 36 13.5 12.6 107 Deadman Hill 10220 15.7 15.4 102 15.1 16.3 93 Echo Lake 10600 6.5 7.2 90 12.0 10.9 110 Hoosier Pass 11400 -M 14.5 * -M 14.5 * Hourglass Lake 9380 10.3 -M * 11.0 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 10.6 12.1 88 14.2 15.3 93 Joe Wright 10120 16.5 20.1 82 24.3 24.5 99 Lake Eldora 9700 10.3 11.5 90 14.9 15.0 99 Lake Irene 10700 20.3 24.1 84 19.8 19.7 101 Long Draw Resv 9980 13.4 -M * 16.0 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 16.4 18.6 88 15.6 17.1 91 Michigan Creek 10600 9.1 10.3 88 13.6 14.1 96 Niwot 9910 11.0 12.0 92 14.2 14.6 97 Rough And Tumble 10360 5.5 6.3 87 7.2 8.1 89 Sawtooth 9620 20.0 -M * 24.5 -M * University Camp 10300 14.5 15.0 97 18.6 19.2 97 Wild Basin 9560 13.5 -M * 14.7 -M * Willow Park 10700 13.6 16.6 82 21.8 20.6 106 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 89 98 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 17.6 19.6 90 17.8 21.1 84 Columbine 9160 15.7 22.6 69 21.4 24.3 88 Deadman Hill 10220 15.7 15.4 102 15.1 16.3 93 Joe Wright 10120 16.5 20.1 82 24.3 24.5 99 Never Summer 10280 15.8 19.4 81 15.1 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 18.7 24.4 77 22.7 28.7 79 Rawah 9020 7.4 10.3 72 14.1 13.5 104 Roach 9700 10.5 15.4 68 14.1 18.2 77 Tower 10500 29.0 43.6 67 33.4 37.9 88 Whiskey Park 8950 21.7 25.5 85 23.8 26.7 89 Willow Creek Pass 9540 9.7 11.7 83 11.8 12.7 93 Zirkel 9340 21.3 26.3 81 27.2 27.1 100 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 78 90 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 -M 10.7 * 9.9 14.4 69 Bear River 9080 10.0 9.9 101 13.1 13.5 97 Bison Lake 10880 16.2 23.6 69 17.8 25.6 70 Buffalo Park 9240 13.5 10.4 130 15.1 15.7 96 Burro Mountain 9400 9.8 16.5 59 16.0 19.9 80 Columbine 9160 15.7 22.6 69 21.4 24.3 88 Crosho 9100 9.1 10.8 84 13.8 14.8 93 Divide Peak 8880 -M 19.4 * 12.1 20.4 59 Dry Lake 8400 11.6 21.2 55 18.8 23.8 79 Elk River 8700 10.2 18.3 56 14.6 19.1 76 Little Snake River 8915 17.9 22.9 78 24.5 28.2 87 Lost Dog 9320 17.4 24.3 72 19.4 23.2 84 Lynx Pass 8880 7.9 10.9 72 12.0 12.6 95 Old Battle 10000 21.4 29.2 73 22.0 33.4 66 Rabbit Ears 9400 18.7 24.4 77 22.7 28.7 79 Ripple Creek 10340 20.1 23.8 84 18.3 25.1 73 Sandstone RS 8150 -M 13.1 * -M 17.6 * Tower 10500 29.0 43.6 67 33.4 37.9 88 Trapper Lake 9700 9.7 18.5 52 13.2 19.4 68 Whiskey Park 8950 21.7 25.5 85 23.8 26.7 89 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 73 80 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 .7 5.6 12 10.8 12.6 86 Brumley 10600 11.1 9.3 119 11.7 12.7 92 Fremont Pass 11400 16.3 15.1 108 15.9 14.6 109 Glen Cove 11460 5.3 6.4 83 12.9 13.0 99 Hayden Pass 10720 13.3 -M * 13.9 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 12.1 15.1 80 12.6 14.9 85 Saint Elmo 10540 7.5 -M * 10.3 -M * South Colony 10800 15.1 18.6 81 18.6 20.6 90 Whiskey Ck 10220 9.2 10.9 84 15.2 16.0 95 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 86 94 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 12.5 21.8 57 18.7 23.6 79 Cochetopa Pass 10020 2.7 3.9 69 8.0 7.0 114 Culebra #2 10500 11.7 13.0 90 13.4 13.3 101 Cumbres Trestle 10040 19.3 26.7 72 19.5 25.6 76 Grayback 11620 8.5 17.5 49 13.0 18.5 70 Hayden Pass 10720 13.3 -M * 13.9 -M * Lily Pond 11000 7.2 14.5 50 11.6 19.5 59 Medano Pass 9649 1.0 1.8 56 10.2 11.8 86 Middle Creek 11250 11.6 18.2 64 13.6 22.7 60 Moon Pass 11140 5.0 -M * 8.5 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 10.7 -M * 12.8 -M * Trinchera 10860 8.3 10.7 78 9.9 11.6 85 Upper Rio Grande 9400 2.5 4.8 52 7.6 10.1 75 Ute Creek 10650 9.8 14.5 68 13.0 18.0 72 Wager Gulch 11100 9.1 -M * 13.1 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 17.8 31.2 57 20.1 31.8 63 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 63 74 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Black Mesa 11580 17.1 -M * 18.3 -M * Cascade 8880 .3 10.1 3 13.5 19.6 69 Columbus Basin 10785 16.0 23.8 67 17.9 26.8 67 El Diente Peak 10000 8.7 13.9 63 15.1 18.8 80 Lizard Head Pass 10200 10.3 15.6 66 12.5 15.8 79 Lone Cone 9600 7.3 17.1 43 12.2 19.4 63 Mancos 10000 9.2 15.1 61 -M 16.8 * Mineral Creek 10040 -M 14.7 * -M 17.0 * Molas Lake 10500 13.0 18.3 71 14.7 19.4 76 Red Mountain Pass 11200 17.4 22.5 77 21.5 25.0 86 Scotch Creek 9100 2.7 10.2 26 11.0 17.1 64 Sharkstooth 10720 12.6 21.3 59 16.1 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 -M 23.4 * -M 28.7 * Stump Lakes 11200 12.4 16.5 75 13.5 19.4 70 Upper San Juan 10200 15.1 31.5 48 21.6 33.7 64 Vallecito 10880 9.0 15.0 60 12.2 18.2 67 Weminuche Creek 10740 11.2 -M * 17.5 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 17.8 31.2 57 20.1 31.8 63 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 58 70