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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: JANUARY 16 , 2017

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 14.0 7.0 200 13.6 8.9 153 Cochetopa Pass 10020 3.0 2.4 125 3.6 4.1 88 Columbine Pass 9400 16.3 8.9 183 15.7 11.9 132 Idarado 9800 11.1 6.6 168 12.5 10.4 120 Mc Clure Pass 9500 12.8 8.5 151 14.1 11.5 123 Mesa Lakes 10000 12.3 8.6 143 13.1 11.0 119 Overland Res. 9840 11.1 5.9 188 11.5 9.2 125 Park Cone 9600 12.4 4.9 253 10.8 6.6 164 Park Reservoir 9960 20.3 12.9 157 21.4 15.6 137 Porphyry Creek 10760 13.9 7.3 190 11.8 7.8 151 Red Mountain Pass 11200 15.8 11.1 142 16.9 14.3 118 Sargents Mesa 11530 6.7 -M * 7.5 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 30.2 15.7 192 25.4 16.9 150 Slumgullion 11440 10.6 7.3 145 10.2 7.5 136 Upper Taylor 10640 16.1 -M * 17.1 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 7.7 -M * 10.1 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 172 133 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 17.7 11.2 158 18.6 12.8 145 Beaver Ck Village 8500 8.4 7.4 114 9.7 8.8 110 Berthoud Summit 11300 11.8 9.0 131 17.1 12.0 142 Bison Lake 10880 19.2 12.6 152 22.8 14.7 155 Buffalo Park 9240 -M 5.6 * -M 9.4 * Chapman Tunnel 10110 11.7 -M * 13.1 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 10.9 6.7 163 12.0 8.6 140 Elliot Ridge 10520 13.3 -M * 14.8 -M * Fool Creek 11150 -M -M * 11.5 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 11.5 8.2 140 12.2 8.3 147 Grizzly Peak 11100 15.7 7.7 204 15.4 8.9 173 High Lonesome 10620 12.2 -M * 13.4 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 10.1 7.8 129 10.4 8.0 130 Independence Pass 10600 12.3 8.4 146 12.6 9.5 133 Ivanhoe 10400 13.4 6.9 194 15.3 10.5 146 Jones Pass 10400 9.4 6.8 138 14.0 10.9 128 Kiln 9600 9.4 6.0 157 10.1 7.9 128 Lake Irene 10700 17.7 12.7 139 16.1 11.3 142 Lynx Pass 8880 8.1 5.4 150 8.0 7.2 111 Mc Clure Pass 9500 12.8 8.5 151 14.1 11.5 123 Mccoy Park 9480 8.6 8.9 97 10.8 10.6 102 Mesa Lakes 10000 12.3 8.6 143 13.1 11.0 119 Middle Fork Camp 8940 8.5 5.7 149 9.6 7.9 122 Nast Lake 8700 8.8 3.7 238 6.9 6.4 108 North Lost Trail 9200 15.1 7.7 196 13.7 11.7 117 Phantom Valley 9030 9.5 5.2 183 11.4 8.1 141 Schofield Pass 10700 30.2 15.7 192 25.4 16.9 150 Stillwater Creek 8720 8.5 4.0 212 9.0 5.4 167 Summit Ranch 9400 9.9 5.7 174 11.0 7.2 153 Vail Mountain 10300 13.1 9.6 136 10.2 12.2 84 Willow Creek Pass 9540 12.4 6.2 200 13.1 7.4 177 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 158 134 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 15.1 7.1 213 15.8 10.0 158 Berthoud Summit 11300 11.8 9.0 131 17.1 12.0 142 Black Mountain 8920 6.9 -M * 8.2 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 6.6 4.1 161 9.4 6.9 136 Copeland Lake 8600 7.9 2.6 304 11.3 6.8 166 Deadman Hill 10220 13.6 8.2 166 13.4 9.0 149 Echo Lake 10600 3.9 2.7 144 6.1 5.6 109 Hoosier Pass 11400 10.1 7.8 129 10.4 8.0 130 Hourglass Lake 9380 8.0 -M * 9.4 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 9.6 5.4 178 14.6 8.7 168 Joe Wright 10120 13.8 11.2 123 19.3 14.1 137 Lake Eldora 9700 10.6 5.6 189 11.6 8.0 145 Lake Irene 10700 17.7 12.7 139 16.1 11.3 142 Long Draw Resv 9980 -M -M * 14.4 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 14.6 8.8 166 14.1 9.6 147 Michigan Creek 10600 6.1 4.9 124 9.0 7.9 114 Niwot 9910 10.0 6.0 167 11.0 7.6 145 Rough And Tumble 10360 3.1 2.8 111 3.8 4.3 88 Sawtooth 9620 18.7 -M * 22.9 -M * University Camp 10300 13.1 6.9 190 15.5 10.5 148 Wild Basin 9560 14.2 -M * 14.8 -M * Willow Park 10700 11.7 8.6 136 16.3 11.7 139 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 157 141 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 17.7 11.2 158 18.6 12.8 145 Columbine 9160 17.6 12.4 142 19.0 14.1 135 Deadman Hill 10220 13.6 8.2 166 13.4 9.0 149 Joe Wright 10120 13.8 11.2 123 19.3 14.1 137 Never Summer 10280 -M 10.5 * -M -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 14.4 11.0 131 17.7 16.3 109 Rawah 9020 9.3 5.4 172 11.8 8.4 140 Roach 9700 11.5 8.7 132 13.7 10.4 132 Tower 10500 27.4 22.6 121 30.6 22.1 138 Whiskey Park 8950 18.0 13.2 136 20.7 15.1 137 Willow Creek Pass 9540 12.4 6.2 200 13.1 7.4 177 Zirkel 9340 -M 15.8 * 23.1 16.6 139 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 141 137 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 8.0 5.6 143 -M 8.5 * Bear River 9080 6.9 5.6 123 9.7 8.6 113 Bison Lake 10880 19.2 12.6 152 22.8 14.7 155 Buffalo Park 9240 -M 5.6 * -M 9.4 * Burro Mountain 9400 -M 8.1 * -M 11.4 * Columbine 9160 17.6 12.4 142 19.0 14.1 135 Crosho 9100 7.9 5.3 149 7.2 8.0 90 Divide Peak 8880 11.9 10.4 114 14.5 12.0 121 Dry Lake 8400 15.8 12.0 132 15.9 14.0 114 Elk River 8700 14.7 9.2 160 14.7 11.1 132 Little Snake River 8915 20.6 12.3 167 26.3 17.8 148 Lost Dog 9320 18.9 12.3 154 18.6 13.9 134 Lynx Pass 8880 8.1 5.4 150 8.0 7.2 111 Old Battle 10000 22.7 15.6 146 24.8 19.5 127 Rabbit Ears 9400 14.4 11.0 131 17.7 16.3 109 Ripple Creek 10340 19.9 12.2 163 19.7 14.0 141 Sandstone RS 8150 10.1 6.7 151 10.6 10.4 102 Tower 10500 27.4 22.6 121 30.6 22.1 138 Trapper Lake 9700 -M 9.6 * 11.0 10.7 103 Whiskey Park 8950 18.0 13.2 136 20.7 15.1 137 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 142 127 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 7.6 3.5 217 -M 6.6 * Brumley 10600 10.2 5.0 204 9.5 7.1 134 Fremont Pass 11400 11.5 8.2 140 12.2 8.3 147 Glen Cove 11460 2.6 1.7 153 4.5 7.5 60 Hayden Pass 10720 9.2 -M * 5.3 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 13.9 7.3 190 11.8 7.8 151 Saint Elmo 10540 9.8 -M * 10.9 -M * South Colony 10800 9.7 9.6 101 11.2 11.6 97 Whiskey Ck 10220 8.9 5.2 171 9.0 8.3 108 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 159 115 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 17.3 12.0 144 16.5 14.2 116 Cochetopa Pass 10020 3.0 2.4 125 3.6 4.1 88 Culebra #2 10500 10.4 6.5 160 7.9 6.9 114 Cumbres Trestle 10040 25.7 13.8 186 19.8 14.2 139 Grayback 11620 -M 12.7 * 12.4 11.8 105 Hayden Pass 10720 9.2 -M * 5.3 -M * Lily Pond 11000 10.7 8.2 130 10.5 11.4 92 Medano Pass 9649 5.4 2.8 193 5.2 6.4 81 Middle Creek 11250 14.0 11.5 122 13.8 13.5 102 Moon Pass 11140 4.5 -M * 4.3 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 6.7 -M * 7.5 -M * Trinchera 10860 8.2 4.5 182 8.1 6.3 129 Upper Rio Grande 9400 6.6 3.3 200 5.8 6.1 95 Ute Creek 10650 7.6 6.9 110 7.7 9.8 79 Wager Gulch 11100 7.7 -M * 10.1 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 25.2 17.8 142 22.4 18.0 124 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 149 109 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Beartown 11600 17.3 12.0 144 16.5 14.2 116 Black Mesa 11580 19.2 -M * -M -M * Cascade 8880 12.7 7.0 181 14.1 11.5 123 Columbus Basin 10785 22.0 11.9 185 17.6 15.4 114 El Diente Peak 10000 12.7 6.2 205 15.6 10.3 151 Lizard Head Pass 10200 14.1 7.6 186 11.5 9.3 124 Lone Cone 9600 14.7 8.6 171 14.3 10.8 132 Mancos 10000 15.8 8.0 198 14.9 9.6 155 Mineral Creek 10040 11.6 7.5 155 11.1 9.8 113 Molas Lake 10500 16.7 9.4 178 16.0 10.9 147 Red Mountain Pass 11200 15.8 11.1 142 16.9 14.3 118 Scotch Creek 9100 11.6 5.6 207 13.1 9.3 141 Sharkstooth 10720 18.1 7.7 235 17.5 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 21.9 13.0 168 21.9 15.5 141 Stump Lakes 11200 15.5 9.0 172 12.4 11.0 113 Upper San Juan 10200 25.4 16.3 156 24.9 19.3 129 Vallecito 10880 12.7 7.4 172 12.7 10.4 122 Weminuche Creek 10740 14.1 -M * 16.6 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 25.2 17.8 142 22.4 18.0 124 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 171 128