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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 FRIDAY: NOVEMBER 28 , 2014

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 3.6 2.9 124 5.5 4.5 122 Cochetopa Pass 10020 1.6 .6 267 3.7 2.0 185 Columbine Pass 9400 1.2 2.1 57 2.0 5.4 37 Idarado 9800 -M 2.6 * -M 5.8 * Mc Clure Pass 9500 2.3 3.0 77 4.7 6.1 77 Mesa Lakes 10000 1.2 3.6 33 3.3 5.9 56 Overland Res. 9840 1.7 2.4 71 4.1 5.0 82 Park Cone 9600 2.1 2.0 105 3.3 3.4 97 Park Reservoir 9960 2.3 5.8 40 4.3 8.1 53 Porphyry Creek 10760 4.0 3.2 125 4.7 3.9 121 Red Mountain Pass 11200 5.1 5.7 89 7.4 7.6 97 Sargents Mesa 11530 3.1 -M * 4.5 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 6.4 7.0 91 7.0 8.7 80 Slumgullion 11440 4.2 3.9 108 5.1 4.5 113 Upper Taylor 10640 3.0 -M * 5.5 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 3.0 -M * 5.6 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 85 85 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 4.6 5.5 84 6.2 6.4 97 Beaver Ck Village 8500 3.4 1.9 179 5.2 3.9 133 Berthoud Summit 11300 4.2 3.5 120 6.7 6.0 112 Bison Lake 10880 4.5 5.9 76 5.8 7.2 81 Buffalo Park 9240 4.2 2.2 191 5.8 4.3 135 Chapman Tunnel 10110 3.9 -M * 6.4 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 4.2 3.0 140 6.6 4.4 150 Elliot Ridge 10520 4.0 -M * 7.0 -M * Fool Creek 11150 5.4 -M * 5.2 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 6.3 3.8 166 7.0 4.3 163 Grizzly Peak 11100 5.3 3.6 147 5.8 4.4 132 High Lonesome 10620 4.4 -M * 5.7 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 -M 4.0 * -M 4.6 * Independence Pass 10600 5.0 4.2 119 6.2 5.1 122 Ivanhoe 10400 4.2 3.1 135 7.4 5.4 137 Jones Pass 10400 4.3 2.7 159 7.2 5.4 133 Kiln 9600 2.7 2.3 117 4.7 4.1 115 Lake Irene 10700 5.7 4.7 121 7.0 5.8 121 Lynx Pass 8880 3.0 2.2 136 4.5 3.7 122 Mc Clure Pass 9500 2.3 3.0 77 4.7 6.1 77 Mccoy Park 9480 3.3 2.6 127 5.6 5.0 112 Mesa Lakes 10000 1.2 3.6 33 3.3 5.9 56 Middle Fork Camp 8940 2.8 2.2 127 4.2 4.2 100 Nast Lake 8700 2.2 .8 275 4.1 3.4 121 North Lost Trail 9200 1.9 2.8 68 4.6 6.1 75 Phantom Valley 9030 2.3 1.8 128 4.7 4.1 115 Schofield Pass 10700 6.4 7.0 91 7.0 8.7 80 Stillwater Creek 8720 1.9 1.4 136 2.7 2.6 104 Summit Ranch 9400 3.2 2.3 139 4.3 4.0 108 Vail Mountain 10300 3.1 4.3 72 5.2 6.2 84 Willow Creek Pass 9540 2.8 3.4 82 4.5 4.2 107 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 113 108 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 3.5 2.8 125 5.6 5.2 108 Berthoud Summit 11300 4.2 3.5 120 6.7 6.0 112 Black Mountain 8920 2.7 -M * 4.5 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 2.7 2.1 129 5.1 3.6 142 Copeland Lake 8600 1.9 .5 380 4.2 3.7 114 Deadman Hill 10220 4.4 4.5 98 5.4 5.0 108 Echo Lake 10600 -M 1.3 * -M 3.4 * Hoosier Pass 11400 -M 4.0 * -M 4.6 * Hourglass Lake 9380 2.0 -M * 3.4 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 3.5 2.3 152 5.4 4.3 126 Joe Wright 10120 5.0 5.6 89 9.7 7.6 128 Lake Eldora 9700 3.0 2.4 125 4.6 4.2 110 Lake Irene 10700 5.7 4.7 121 7.0 5.8 121 Long Draw Resv 9980 4.6 -M * 5.8 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 5.4 4.7 115 5.9 4.9 120 Michigan Creek 10600 2.5 2.1 119 4.4 4.1 107 Niwot 9910 2.4 2.6 92 4.2 4.0 105 Rough And Tumble 10360 .8 1.5 53 2.4 2.5 96 University Camp 10300 3.4 3.2 106 6.4 5.4 119 Willow Park 10700 4.1 3.9 105 7.1 5.8 122 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 113 117 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 4.6 5.5 84 6.2 6.4 97 Columbine 9160 5.2 4.3 121 7.2 6.4 112 Deadman Hill 10220 4.4 4.5 98 5.4 5.0 108 Joe Wright 10120 5.0 5.6 89 9.7 7.6 128 Never Summer 10280 4.9 4.7 104 6.1 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 5.2 4.6 113 9.3 8.2 113 Rawah 9020 3.5 2.3 152 6.1 4.5 136 Roach 9700 2.2 3.7 59 4.7 5.3 89 Tower 10500 10.0 10.8 93 12.1 10.7 113 Whiskey Park 8950 7.0 4.4 159 7.9 6.9 114 Willow Creek Pass 9540 2.8 3.4 82 4.5 4.2 107 Zirkel 9340 -M 4.3 * -M 7.7 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 102 112 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 1.7 1.3 131 3.8 4.3 88 Bear River 9080 2.9 1.7 171 5.5 4.2 131 Bison Lake 10880 4.5 5.9 76 5.8 7.2 81 Buffalo Park 9240 4.2 2.2 191 5.8 4.3 135 Burro Mountain 9400 3.1 3.2 97 6.0 6.1 98 Columbine 9160 5.2 4.3 121 7.2 6.4 112 Crosho 9100 3.8 1.6 238 6.2 4.0 155 Divide Peak 8880 2.3 4.1 56 3.9 6.3 62 Dry Lake 8400 5.2 3.9 133 7.0 7.0 100 Elk River 8700 4.0 2.7 148 5.3 5.3 100 Little Snake River 8915 6.0 3.6 167 9.9 8.1 122 Lost Dog 9320 5.0 3.9 128 7.0 6.4 109 Lynx Pass 8880 3.0 2.2 136 4.5 3.7 122 Old Battle 10000 6.3 7.1 89 8.1 9.3 87 Rabbit Ears 9400 5.2 4.6 113 9.3 8.2 113 Ripple Creek 10340 5.9 5.2 113 6.8 6.6 103 Sandstone RS 8150 2.4 1.8 133 3.2 5.0 64 Tower 10500 10.0 10.8 93 12.1 10.7 113 Trapper Lake 9700 4.2 4.2 100 5.9 5.4 109 Whiskey Park 8950 7.0 4.4 159 7.9 6.9 114 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 117 105 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 1.6 .8 200 4.2 3.4 124 Brumley 10600 4.3 2.2 195 4.9 3.9 126 Fremont Pass 11400 6.3 3.8 166 7.0 4.3 163 Glen Cove 11460 .2 1.4 14 4.6 4.5 102 Hayden Pass 10720 1.9 -M * 3.1 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 4.0 3.2 125 4.7 3.9 121 Saint Elmo 10540 2.0 -M * 3.8 -M * South Colony 10800 3.3 4.3 77 6.2 6.2 100 Whiskey Ck 10220 2.4 1.9 126 5.3 4.5 118 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 126 120 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 4.0 5.3 75 6.3 7.9 80 Cochetopa Pass 10020 1.6 .6 267 3.7 2.0 185 Culebra #2 10500 3.2 2.4 133 4.9 3.8 129 Cumbres Trestle 10040 4.1 5.3 77 5.4 6.9 78 Grayback 11620 -M 2.4 * -M 4.9 * Hayden Pass 10720 1.9 -M * 3.1 -M * Lily Pond 11000 1.9 3.2 59 3.1 5.9 53 Medano Pass 9649 1.4 1.0 140 2.2 3.4 65 Middle Creek 11250 3.1 5.2 60 4.4 7.9 56 Moon Pass 11140 2.2 -M * 3.4 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 3.1 -M * 4.5 -M * Trinchera 10860 1.8 2.0 90 2.9 3.4 85 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .7 1.0 70 2.7 3.8 71 Ute Creek 10650 1.4 2.7 52 3.4 4.5 76 Wager Gulch 11100 3.0 -M * 5.6 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 3.9 8.2 48 4.3 9.2 47 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 73 74 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Black Mesa 11580 4.4 -M * 5.5 -M * Cascade 8880 1.2 1.3 92* 4.2 6.0 70 Columbus Basin 10785 4.0 4.4 91 5.9 7.6 78 El Diente Peak 10000 2.4 2.5 96 5.2 5.4 96 Lizard Head Pass 10200 3.3 3.4 97 4.2 5.2 81 Lone Cone 9600 3.6 3.4 106 4.3 5.7 75 Mancos 10000 1.4 2.2 64 2.7 4.8 56 Mineral Creek 10040 -M 3.5 * -M 5.4 * Molas Lake 10500 -M 4.1 * -M 5.7 * Red Mountain Pass 11200 5.1 5.7 89 7.4 7.6 97 Scotch Creek 9100 1.4 1.7 82 -M 5.0 * Sharkstooth 10720 2.3 2.3 100 4.4 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 -M 5.4 * -M 8.2 * Stump Lakes 11200 2.4 4.1 59 4.0 6.1 66 Upper San Juan 10200 2.6 6.2 42 5.3 9.8 54 Vallecito 10880 1.2 2.9 41 3.0 5.5 55 Weminuche Creek 10740 2.8 -M * 4.8 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 3.9 8.2 48 4.3 9.2 47 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 72 69