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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 WEDNESDAY: MARCH 29 , 2017

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 20.9 13.0 161 19.8 15.3 129 Cochetopa Pass 10020 3.0 3.9 77 7.0 6.9 101 Columbine Pass 9400 17.2 15.3 112 24.6 22.0 112 Idarado 9800 16.1 13.3 121 20.7 17.6 118 Mc Clure Pass 9500 12.9 16.2 80 20.2 19.9 102 Mesa Lakes 10000 17.6 16.7 105 19.2 19.8 97 Overland Res. 9840 11.6 11.4 102 16.1 15.7 103 Park Cone 9600 16.9 9.6 176 16.2 11.6 140 Park Reservoir 9960 29.2 24.0 122 28.8 26.2 110 Porphyry Creek 10760 20.0 14.8 135 17.6 14.7 120 Red Mountain Pass 11200 26.1 22.0 119 27.4 24.7 111 Sargents Mesa 11530 9.7 -M * 11.9 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 49.1 29.6 166 -M 30.5 * Slumgullion 11560 14.5 13.0 112 15.3 12.6 121 Upper Taylor 10640 20.4 -M * 23.9 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 10.3 -M * 14.9 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 126 113 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 24.0 19.3 124 25.0 20.8 120 Beaver Ck Village 8500 9.0 12.3 73 14.4 13.7 105 Berthoud Summit 11300 16.3 18.1 90 25.8 21.5 120 Bison Lake 10880 28.6 23.2 123 32.5 25.3 128 Buffalo Park 9240 15.1 10.4 145 15.1 15.5 97 Chapman Tunnel 10110 15.4 -M * 18.8 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 15.6 13.3 117 16.9 15.3 110 Elliot Ridge 10520 -M -M * -M -M * Fool Creek 11150 20.0 -M * 17.6 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 16.8 14.9 113 17.4 14.4 121 Grizzly Peak 11100 21.3 15.9 134 20.5 16.3 126 High Lonesome 10620 16.5 -M * 18.4 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 15.6 14.2 110 15.8 14.3 110 Independence Pass 10600 15.9 15.6 102 18.5 17.0 109 Ivanhoe 10400 20.5 13.2 155 22.7 19.4 117 Jones Pass 10400 13.7 13.1 105 20.2 18.7 108 Kiln 9600 13.1 11.1 118 14.6 13.8 106 Lake Irene 10700 24.8 23.8 104 23.0 19.4 119 Lynx Pass 8880 5.4 10.9 50 10.6 12.4 85 Mc Clure Pass 9500 12.9 16.2 80 20.2 19.9 102 Mccoy Park 9480 9.9 15.6 63 16.0 15.9 101 Mesa Lakes 10000 17.6 16.7 105 19.2 19.8 97 Middle Fork Camp 8940 9.3 11.5 81 14.4 13.0 111 Nast Lake 8700 7.7 7.2 107 13.4 11.5 117 North Lost Trail 9200 18.1 16.1 112 22.4 20.7 108 Phantom Valley 9030 9.6 9.2 104 15.6 13.5 116 Schofield Pass 10700 49.1 29.6 166 -M 30.5 * Stillwater Creek 8720 5.9 7.1 83 12.2 9.6 127 Summit Ranch 9400 10.7 10.9 98 15.5 12.7 122 Vail Mountain 10300 17.7 19.1 93 14.9 21.2 70 Willow Creek Pass 9540 17.0 11.6 147 17.8 12.5 142 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 110 111 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 22.2 16.0 139 23.0 18.0 128 Berthoud Summit 11300 16.3 18.1 90 25.8 21.5 120 Black Mountain 8920 10.4 -M * 12.1 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 9.9 9.1 109 13.4 12.2 110 Copeland Lake 8600 .5 1.5 33 16.1 12.4 130 Deadman Hill 10220 20.1 15.1 133 19.4 16.0 121 Echo Lake 10600 6.7 7.2 93 10.4 10.7 97 Hoosier Pass 11400 15.6 14.2 110 15.8 14.3 110 Hourglass Lake 9380 12.6 -M * 13.9 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 13.9 11.9 117 20.8 15.1 138 Joe Wright 10120 17.7 19.9 89 27.0 24.2 112 Lake Eldora 9700 10.9 11.3 96 15.8 14.7 107 Lake Irene 10700 24.8 23.8 104 23.0 19.4 119 Long Draw Resv 9980 18.4 -M * 19.8 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 21.2 18.2 116 19.8 16.9 117 Michigan Creek 10600 8.4 10.1 83 13.1 13.9 94 Niwot 9910 12.9 11.7 110 16.3 14.3 114 Rough And Tumble 10360 4.2 6.2 68 6.0 7.9 76 Sawtooth 9620 26.3 -M * 31.8 -M * University Camp 10300 -M 14.6 * -M 18.9 * Wild Basin 9560 21.6 -M * 21.3 -M * Willow Park 10700 16.1 16.3 99 24.9 20.3 123 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 105 115 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 24.0 19.3 124 25.0 20.8 120 Columbine 9160 19.5 22.3 87 26.5 24.0 110 Deadman Hill 10220 20.1 15.1 133 19.4 16.0 121 Joe Wright 10120 17.7 19.9 89 27.0 24.2 112 Never Summer 10280 21.1 19.1 110 18.1 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 18.5 24.1 77 25.1 28.1 89 Rawah 9020 9.6 10.1 95 16.1 13.1 123 Roach 9700 16.2 15.0 108 20.2 17.9 113 Tower 10500 39.2 42.7 92 42.1 37.5 112 Whiskey Park 8950 25.3 25.0 101 29.0 26.4 110 Willow Creek Pass 9540 17.0 11.6 147 17.8 12.5 142 Zirkel 9340 33.3 26.2 127 40.9 26.8 153 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 104 117 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 3.2 10.9 29 16.1 14.2 113 Bear River 9080 9.6 9.6 100 12.9 13.3 97 Bison Lake 10880 28.6 23.2 123 32.5 25.3 128 Buffalo Park 9240 15.1 10.4 145 15.1 15.5 97 Burro Mountain 9400 9.0 16.3 55 14.9 19.5 76 Columbine 9160 19.5 22.3 87 26.5 24.0 110 Crosho 9100 6.5 10.7 61 10.8 14.6 74 Divide Peak 8880 15.4 19.1 81 21.4 20.1 106 Dry Lake 8400 17.3 20.9 83 22.5 23.6 95 Elk River 8700 13.3 18.0 74 19.4 18.9 103 Little Snake River 8915 26.6 22.3 119 37.5 27.8 135 Lost Dog 9320 26.5 24.2 110 25.6 23.0 111 Lynx Pass 8880 5.4 10.9 50 10.6 12.4 85 Old Battle 10000 35.7 28.6 125 36.8 32.9 112 Rabbit Ears 9400 18.5 24.1 77 25.1 28.1 89 Ripple Creek 10340 28.0 23.5 119 27.1 24.8 109 Sandstone RS 8150 8.1 13.1 62 15.7 17.4 90 Tower 10500 39.2 42.7 92 42.1 37.5 112 Trapper Lake 9700 -M -M * 16.0 -M * Whiskey Park 8950 25.3 25.0 101 29.0 26.4 110 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 93 105 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 5.7 5.9 97 15.2 12.3 124 Brumley 10600 13.4 9.1 147 13.1 12.4 106 Fremont Pass 11400 16.8 14.9 113 17.4 14.4 121 Glen Cove 11460 3.8 6.2 61 9.6 12.6 76 Hayden Pass 10720 15.0 -M * 11.1 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 20.0 14.8 135 17.6 14.7 120 Saint Elmo 10540 13.4 -M * 15.7 -M * South Colony 10800 17.6 18.5 95 21.4 20.3 105 Whiskey Ck 10220 11.0 10.8 102 16.8 15.7 107 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 110 108 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 25.0 21.3 117 25.0 23.3 107 Cochetopa Pass 10020 3.0 3.9 77 7.0 6.9 101 Culebra #2 10500 18.9 13.0 145 16.3 13.1 124 Cumbres Trestle 10040 41.7 26.3 159 35.6 25.2 141 Grayback 11620 2.8 17.3 16 20.2 18.2 111 Hayden Pass 10720 15.0 -M * 11.1 -M * Lily Pond 11000 12.6 14.3 88 16.7 19.2 87 Medano Pass 9649 .6 2.5 24 9.5 11.7 81 Middle Creek 11250 20.5 18.0 114 20.9 22.4 93 Moon Pass 11140 6.9 -M * 8.4 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 9.7 -M * 11.9 -M * Trinchera 10860 14.7 10.8 136 14.7 11.3 130 Upper Rio Grande 9400 6.2 4.7 132 8.7 10.0 87 Ute Creek 10650 14.2 14.4 99 15.5 17.9 87 Wager Gulch 11100 10.3 -M * 14.9 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 38.4 30.5 126 34.0 31.4 108 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 112 106 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Beartown 11600 25.0 21.3 117 25.0 23.3 107 Black Mesa 11580 31.4 -M * 31.5 -M * Cascade 8880 10.8 10.5 103 22.7 19.4 117 Columbus Basin 10785 34.7 23.4 148 -M 26.4 * El Diente Peak 10000 19.2 13.7 140 25.5 18.5 138 Lizard Head Pass 10200 21.1 15.4 137 18.8 15.5 121 Lone Cone 9600 19.4 16.6 117 22.8 19.0 120 Mancos 10000 22.5 14.8 152 24.7 16.5 150 Mineral Creek 10040 17.3 14.5 119 17.8 16.8 106 Molas Lake 10500 24.6 18.2 135 24.7 19.2 129 Red Mountain Pass 11200 26.1 22.0 119 27.4 24.7 111 Scotch Creek 9100 14.8 10.2 145 21.5 16.8 128 Sharkstooth 10720 30.0 21.0 143 28.3 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 30.5 23.1 132 34.9 28.3 123 Stump Lakes 11200 23.4 16.2 144 19.6 19.2 102 Upper San Juan 10200 37.9 31.2 121 38.6 33.2 116 Vallecito 10880 16.1 14.8 109 20.1 18.0 112 Weminuche Creek 10740 18.6 -M * 25.4 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 38.4 30.5 126 34.0 31.4 108 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 130 118