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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 21 , 2017

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 -M .0 * -M 24.0 * Cochetopa Pass 10020 -M .0 * 16.8 15.5 108 Columbine Pass 9400 .3 .0 * 30.3 31.2 97 Idarado 9800 .0 .0 * 32.5 29.1 112 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 30.6 30.8 99 Mesa Lakes 10000 .0 .0 * 29.1 31.4 93 Overland Res. 9840 -M .0 * 26.5 26.9 99 Park Cone 9600 -M .0 * -M 19.2 * Park Reservoir 9960 .0 .0 * 38.2 38.8 98 Porphyry Creek 10760 .0 .0 * 28.5 24.9 114 Red Mountain Pass 11200 .0 .0 * 40.6 38.9 104 Sargents Mesa 11530 -M -M * 24.3 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 .0 .0 * 55.0 45.1 122 Slumgullion 11560 .0 .0 * 24.3 22.5 108 Upper Taylor 10640 .1 -M * 33.4 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 .0 -M * 23.7 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 105 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 -M .0 * -M 35.2 * Beaver Ck Village 8500 -M .0 * -M 23.8 * Berthoud Summit 11300 .1 .0 * 41.7 37.1 112 Bison Lake 10880 .0 .0 * 42.2 38.6 109 Buffalo Park 9240 .0 .0 * 23.1 23.9 97 Chapman Tunnel 10110 -M -M * 28.7 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 .0 .0 * 28.2 26.5 106 Elliot Ridge 10520 .0 -M * 33.1 -M * Fool Creek 11150 .0 -M * 32.2 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 .1 .0 * 29.7 25.0 119 Grizzly Peak 11100 .0 .0 * 32.2 29.5 109 High Lonesome 10620 .0 -M * 30.1 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 -M .0 * -M 26.7 * Independence Pass 10600 .1 .0 * 29.4 28.6 103 Ivanhoe 10400 .0 .0 * 34.7 32.7 106 Jones Pass 10400 -M .0 * 35.0 32.6 107 Kiln 9600 .2 .0 * 20.9 22.9 91 Lake Irene 10700 .0 .0 * 37.3 32.9 113 Lynx Pass 8880 .0 .0 * 18.3 21.4 86 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 30.6 30.8 99 Mccoy Park 9480 .1 .0 * 24.1 26.2 92 Mesa Lakes 10000 .0 .0 * 29.1 31.4 93 Middle Fork Camp 8940 .0 .0 * 25.6 24.0 107 Nast Lake 8700 .0 .0 * 20.1 19.6 103 North Lost Trail 9200 .0 .0 * 32.0 32.0 100 Phantom Valley 9030 .1 .0 * 25.5 23.4 109 Schofield Pass 10700 .0 .0 * 55.0 45.1 122 Stillwater Creek 8720 .1 .0 * 18.6 17.7 105 Summit Ranch 9400 .0 .0 * 25.0 22.4 112 Vail Mountain 10300 .1 .0 * 23.1 34.2 68 Willow Creek Pass 9540 .1 .0 * 26.8 23.6 114 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 104 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 -M .0 * 40.5 31.8 127 Berthoud Summit 11300 .1 .0 * 41.7 37.1 112 Black Mountain 8920 -M -M * 25.2 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 .1 .0 * 28.2 24.5 115 Copeland Lake 8600 .4 .0 * 31.7 25.2 126 Deadman Hill 10220 .0 .0 * 33.7 28.8 117 Echo Lake 10600 .0 .0 * 26.1 26.0 100 Hoosier Pass 11400 -M .0 * -M 26.7 * Hourglass Lake 9380 .0 -M * 28.3 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 .0 .0 * 33.3 27.7 120 Joe Wright 10120 .3 .0 * 42.9 40.7 105 Lake Eldora 9700 .0 .0 * 29.1 28.2 103 Lake Irene 10700 .0 .0 * 37.3 32.9 113 Long Draw Resv 9980 .3 -M * 32.4 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 .0 .0 * 34.0 30.6 111 Michigan Creek 10600 .0 .0 * 25.4 25.7 99 Niwot 9910 .1 .0 * 31.9 29.3 109 Rough And Tumble 10360 .3 .0 * 17.7 18.6 95 Sawtooth 9620 -M -M * 50.3 -M * University Camp 10300 .1 .0 * 36.0 34.5 104 Wild Basin 9560 .2 -M * 38.3 -M * Willow Park 10700 .0 .0 * 41.6 35.2 118 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 111 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 -M .0 * -M 35.2 * Columbine 9160 .3 .0 * 38.3 35.7 107 Deadman Hill 10220 .0 .0 * 33.7 28.8 117 Joe Wright 10120 .3 .0 * 42.9 40.7 105 Never Summer 10280 -M .0 * 30.0 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 .0 .0 * 39.0 42.5 92 Rawah 9020 .0 .0 * 25.8 24.5 105 Roach 9700 .0 .0 * 33.2 30.7 108 Tower 10500 -M .0 * -M 54.9 * Whiskey Park 8950 .0 .0 * 39.5 39.2 101 Willow Creek Pass 9540 .1 .0 * 26.8 23.6 114 Zirkel 9340 .0 .0 * 54.4 39.6 137 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 109 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 .0 .0 * 22.4 22.1 101 Bear River 9080 -M .0 * -M 22.4 * Bison Lake 10880 .0 .0 * 42.2 38.6 109 Buffalo Park 9240 .0 .0 * 23.1 23.9 97 Burro Mountain 9400 .0 .0 * 25.5 31.7 80 Columbine 9160 .3 .0 * 38.3 35.7 107 Crosho 9100 .0 .0 * 20.6 24.3 85 Divide Peak 8880 .0 .0 * 29.6 31.2 95 Dry Lake 8400 -M .0 * -M 36.1 * Elk River 8700 .0 .0 * 27.9 29.8 94 Little Snake River 8915 .1 .0 * 49.4 40.5 122 Lost Dog 9320 .0 .0 * 37.4 33.5 112 Lynx Pass 8880 .0 .0 * 18.3 21.4 86 Old Battle 10000 .2 .0 * 50.4 48.3 104 Rabbit Ears 9400 .0 .0 * 39.0 42.5 92 Ripple Creek 10340 .0 .0 * 37.2 37.1 100 Sandstone RS 8150 .0 .0 * 22.7 26.9 84 Tower 10500 -M .0 * -M 54.9 * Trapper Lake 9700 .0 -M * 22.3 -M * Whiskey Park 8950 .0 .0 * 39.5 39.2 101 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 99 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 .1 .0 * 38.4 25.3 152 Brumley 10600 -M .0 * -M 22.8 * Fremont Pass 11400 .1 .0 * 29.7 25.0 119 Glen Cove 11460 .4 .0 * 31.1 32.3 96 Hayden Pass 10720 .1 -M * 24.1 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 .0 .0 * 28.5 24.9 114 Saint Elmo 10540 .1 -M * 26.9 -M * South Colony 10800 .0 .0 * 43.3 36.9 117 Whiskey Ck 10220 .1 .0 * 32.5 31.3 104 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 116 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 .0 .0 * 33.7 36.9 91 Cochetopa Pass 10020 -M .0 * 16.8 15.5 108 Culebra #2 10500 .0 .0 * 30.1 25.7 117 Cumbres Trestle 10040 .0 .0 * 45.3 36.1 125 Grayback 11620 -M .0 * 34.0 30.0 113 Hayden Pass 10720 .1 -M * 24.1 -M * Lily Pond 11000 -M .0 * -M 29.7 * Medano Pass 9649 .1 .0 * 23.8 23.0 103 Middle Creek 11250 .2 .0 * 29.2 35.4 82 Moon Pass 11140 .0 -M * -M -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 -M -M * 24.3 -M * Trinchera 10860 .0 .0 * 24.9 20.9 119 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .4 .0 * 17.4 17.5 99 Ute Creek 10650 .0 .0 * 34.4 31.8 108 Wager Gulch 11100 .0 -M * 23.7 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 .0 .0 * 44.6 44.9 99 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 105 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Beartown 11600 .0 .0 * 33.7 36.9 91 Black Mesa 11580 .0 -M * 40.5 -M * Cascade 8880 -M .0 * 31.3 30.2 104 Columbus Basin 10785 .0 .0 * 47.3 41.1 115 El Diente Peak 10000 .0 .0 * 34.1 29.5 116 Lizard Head Pass 10200 .1 .0 * 28.5 27.2 105 Lone Cone 9600 .3 .0 * 29.0 30.5 95 Mancos 10000 .0 .0 * 35.9 28.4 126 Mineral Creek 10040 .1 .0 * 26.6 27.6 96 Molas Lake 10500 .0 .0 * 32.9 29.5 112 Red Mountain Pass 11200 .0 .0 * 40.6 38.9 104 Scotch Creek 9100 .0 .0 * 28.2 26.3 107 Sharkstooth 10720 -M .0 * 41.8 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 .1 .0 * 42.3 41.5 102 Stump Lakes 11200 .0 .0 * 34.7 31.9 109 Upper San Juan 10200 .0 .0 * 50.1 47.4 106 Vallecito 10880 .0 .0 * 29.3 28.9 101 Weminuche Creek 10740 -M -M * 40.6 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 .0 .0 * 44.6 44.9 99 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 105