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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 TUESDAY: MAY 3 , 2016

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 12.0 9.8 122 17.4 18.3 95 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .4 .0 * 11.0 9.0 122 Columbine Pass 9400 6.3 2.7 233 24.4 26.0 94 Idarado 9800 10.5 7.6 138 23.4 22.0 106 Mc Clure Pass 9500 8.0 8.7 92 22.8 23.7 96 Mesa Lakes 10000 19.8 14.5 137 27.4 24.7 111 Overland Res. 9840 5.9 6.8 87 16.7 19.0 88 Park Cone 9600 5.6 4.4 127 12.3 13.9 88 Park Reservoir 9960 28.4 27.4 104 29.8 31.2 96 Porphyry Creek 10760 16.8 13.2 127 18.3 18.4 99 Red Mountain Pass 11200 -M 23.6 * 31.9 30.3 105 Sargents Mesa 11530 15.1 -M * 17.5 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 27.6 31.5 88 28.0 36.7 76 Slumgullion 11440 14.7 13.7 107 17.4 16.1 108 Upper Taylor 10640 10.0 -M * 18.8 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 8.6 -M * 17.1 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 111 97 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 27.5 22.3 123 29.2 26.4 111 Beaver Ck Village 8500 6.4 5.1 125 18.8 17.3 109 Berthoud Summit 11300 23.6 21.5 110 30.8 27.4 112 Bison Lake 10880 24.9 27.9 89 28.0 30.6 92 Buffalo Park 9240 16.5 8.7 190 18.7 18.9 99 Chapman Tunnel 10110 14.6 -M * 20.1 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 17.5 14.4 122 19.4 19.3 101 Elliot Ridge 10520 23.7 -M * 27.6 -M * Fool Creek 11150 25.0 -M * 24.2 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 19.7 18.5 106 20.5 18.1 113 Grizzly Peak 11100 19.7 15.6 126 18.9 20.9 90 High Lonesome 10620 22.5 -M * 24.3 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 19.2 14.7 131 21.5 18.6 116 Independence Pass 10600 16.9 14.8 114 21.2 21.4 99 Ivanhoe 10400 -M 14.7 * 25.7 25.2 102 Jones Pass 10400 18.4 14.7 125 25.3 24.0 105 Kiln 9600 8.5 6.1 139 16.5 17.1 96 Lake Irene 10700 24.4 24.0 102 23.5 24.4 96 Lynx Pass 8880 4.1 4.8 85 14.6 15.4 95 Mc Clure Pass 9500 8.0 8.7 92 22.8 23.7 96 Mccoy Park 9480 12.4 8.5 146 21.8 20.2 108 Mesa Lakes 10000 19.8 14.5 137 27.4 24.7 111 Middle Fork Camp 8940 9.7 7.1 137 19.1 16.8 114 Nast Lake 8700 .1 .0 * 13.7 14.4 95 North Lost Trail 9200 8.8 7.7 114 20.3 25.2 81 Phantom Valley 9030 6.9 3.7 186 15.2 16.4 93 Schofield Pass 10700 27.6 31.5 88 28.0 36.7 76 Stillwater Creek 8720 .6 .0 * 12.4 12.3 101 Summit Ranch 9400 7.3 6.7 109 15.9 16.0 99 Vail Mountain 10300 21.2 21.1 100 21.1 26.6 79 Willow Creek Pass 9540 18.2 14.5 126 18.9 16.0 118 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 115 99 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 17.5 18.4 95 23.9 23.0 104 Berthoud Summit 11300 23.6 21.5 110 30.8 27.4 112 Black Mountain 8920 -M -M * 21.8 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 14.4 11.3 127 17.6 15.6 113 Copeland Lake 8600 .6 .0 * 18.6 16.7 111 Deadman Hill 10220 24.0 19.2 125 24.5 20.9 117 Echo Lake 10600 11.9 8.3 143 18.3 15.5 118 Hoosier Pass 11400 19.2 14.7 131 21.5 18.6 116 Hourglass Lake 9380 16.1 -M * 19.8 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 14.4 12.6 114 20.7 19.2 108 Joe Wright 10120 -M 22.9 * -M 30.2 * Lake Eldora 9700 11.1 6.8 163 24.3 19.6 124 Lake Irene 10700 24.4 24.0 102 23.5 24.4 96 Long Draw Resv 9980 17.9 -M * 20.9 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 23.9 23.0 104 22.8 21.7 105 Michigan Creek 10600 12.8 11.9 108 19.8 18.0 110 Niwot 9910 16.5 11.9 139 22.5 19.6 115 Rough And Tumble 10360 9.5 6.6 144 12.9 11.1 116 Sawtooth 9620 25.9 -M * 32.6 -M * University Camp 10300 21.6 19.0 114 25.7 24.5 105 Wild Basin 9560 19.3 -M * 22.6 -M * Willow Park 10700 20.7 18.4 112 27.2 25.6 106 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 117 110 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 27.5 22.3 123 29.2 26.4 111 Columbine 9160 20.9 17.5 119 29.4 28.8 102 Deadman Hill 10220 24.0 19.2 125 24.5 20.9 117 Joe Wright 10120 -M 22.9 * -M 30.2 * Never Summer 10280 23.4 21.8 107 20.8 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 32.4 25.0 130 38.1 35.0 109 Rawah 9020 12.4 5.2 238 22.3 17.5 127 Roach 9700 22.7 17.1 133 27.4 22.5 122 Tower 10500 46.0 50.4 91 44.7 45.1 99 Whiskey Park 8950 29.7 26.8 111 34.3 31.8 108 Willow Creek Pass 9540 18.2 14.5 126 18.9 16.0 118 Zirkel 9340 26.2 20.8 126 35.3 31.2 113 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 118 111 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 3.9 .0 * 19.5 17.3 113 Bear River 9080 11.9 9.9 120 15.9 16.0 99 Bison Lake 10880 24.9 27.9 89 28.0 30.6 92 Buffalo Park 9240 16.5 8.7 190 18.7 18.9 99 Burro Mountain 9400 -M 12.8 * -M 24.6 * Columbine 9160 20.9 17.5 119 29.4 28.8 102 Crosho 9100 8.5 2.1 405 17.7 18.4 96 Divide Peak 8880 21.0 17.8 118 30.3 24.6 123 Dry Lake 8400 21.2 14.0 151 29.7 28.8 103 Elk River 8700 13.7 12.5 110 22.2 23.0 97 Little Snake River 8915 25.1 21.8 115 38.2 33.1 115 Lost Dog 9320 22.0 23.1 95 27.2 27.3 100 Lynx Pass 8880 4.1 4.8 85 14.6 15.4 95 Old Battle 10000 37.7 34.7 109 36.3 39.5 92 Rabbit Ears 9400 32.4 25.0 130 38.1 35.0 109 Ripple Creek 10340 31.2 24.1 129 28.5 30.2 94 Sandstone RS 8150 6.5 5.1 127 16.0 21.0 76 Tower 10500 46.0 50.4 91 44.7 45.1 99 Trapper Lake 9700 12.4 17.6 70 19.4 23.8 82 Whiskey Park 8950 29.7 26.8 111 34.3 31.8 108 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 113 100 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 1.5 .0 * 15.6 16.3 96 Brumley 10600 12.7 8.2 155 14.6 15.8 92 Fremont Pass 11400 19.7 18.5 106 20.5 18.1 113 Glen Cove 11460 8.2 8.8 93 18.8 18.2 103 Hayden Pass 10720 17.1 -M * 18.7 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 16.8 13.2 127 18.3 18.4 99 Saint Elmo 10540 10.1 -M * 15.3 -M * South Colony 10800 22.4 21.3 105 27.0 25.5 106 Whiskey Ck 10220 -M 4.9 * -M 20.4 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 116 102 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 -M 21.3 * 25.1 28.0 90 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .4 .0 * 11.0 9.0 122 Culebra #2 10500 10.2 7.8 131 16.3 17.0 96 Cumbres Trestle 10040 19.2 23.4 82 25.2 29.2 86 Grayback 11620 13.9 10.2 136 21.5 21.3 101 Hayden Pass 10720 17.1 -M * 18.7 -M * Lily Pond 11000 9.0 14.1 64 21.9 23.0 95 Medano Pass 9649 2.3 .0 * 14.6 15.8 92 Middle Creek 11250 19.3 18.3 105 23.6 26.8 88 Moon Pass 11140 5.5 -M * 13.7 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 15.1 -M * 17.5 -M * Trinchera 10860 8.2 4.9 167 13.6 15.0 91 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .1 .0 * 11.9 12.3 97 Ute Creek 10650 11.4 12.1 94 21.2 22.3 95 Wager Gulch 11100 8.6 -M * 17.1 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 -M 35.2 * 31.1 36.6 85 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 104* 92 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Black Mesa 11580 27.6 -M * 29.0 -M * Cascade 8880 .0 .0 * 22.3 22.7 98 Columbus Basin 10785 23.6 23.8 99 30.1 31.3 96 El Diente Peak 10000 6.6 7.2 92 22.9 22.8 100 Lizard Head Pass 10200 9.7 11.8 82 18.9 19.0 99 Lone Cone 9600 6.5 2.7 241 23.2 22.8 102 Mancos 10000 6.5 2.4 271 22.6 19.9 114 Mineral Creek 10040 10.5 10.5 100 19.1 20.4 94 Molas Lake 10500 10.6 17.1 62 23.2 23.0 101 Red Mountain Pass 11200 -M 23.6 * 31.9 30.3 105 Scotch Creek 9100 .0 .0 * 19.7 20.2 98 Sharkstooth 10720 19.1 15.7 122 27.9 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 14.6 18.1 81 29.5 33.6 88 Stump Lakes 11200 19.4 17.6 110 21.1 22.9 92 Upper San Juan 10200 23.2 28.9 80 37.1 38.3 97 Vallecito 10880 6.3 11.8 53 20.7 21.0 99 Weminuche Creek 10740 12.6 -M * 27.6 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 -M 35.2 * 31.1 36.6 85 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 93 97