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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: APRIL 25 , 2018

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 7.2 11.5 63 11.2 17.6 64 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .3 .0 * 5.7 8.5 67 Columbine Pass 9400 .0 8.0 0 9.2 25.3 36 Idarado 9800 3.8 10.2 37 14.1 21.0 67 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .7 11.8 6 15.5 22.9 68 Mesa Lakes 10000 8.8 16.7 53 12.8 23.7 54 Overland Res. 9840 2.1 8.7 24 12.1 18.3 66 Park Cone 9600 6.2 7.4 84 10.6 13.3 80 Park Reservoir 9960 13.5 27.1 50 15.6 30.1 52 Porphyry Creek 10760 9.8 14.1 70 10.6 17.5 61 Red Mountain Pass 11200 16.5 24.5 67 18.2 29.1 63 Sargents Mesa 11530 5.4 -M * 10.2 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 28.5 31.7 90 26.8 35.3 76 Slumgullion 11560 6.6 14.3 46 10.2 15.3 67 Upper Taylor 10640 9.8 -M * 17.2 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 .3 -M * 10.1 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 56 62 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 23.7 21.8 109 23.8 25.4 94 Beaver Ck Village 8500 4.8 5.2 92 15.3 16.5 93 Berthoud Summit 11300 18.5 21.7 85 28.1 26.0 108 Bison Lake 10880 21.4 27.0 79 22.9 29.5 78 Buffalo Park 9240 18.2 12.5 146 19.8 19.1 104 Chapman Tunnel 10110 12.3 -M * 18.7 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 14.8 15.2 97 17.7 18.3 97 Elliot Ridge 10520 20.3 -M * 20.2 -M * Fool Creek 11150 24.9 -M * 20.8 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 20.4 18.1 113 19.7 17.2 115 Grizzly Peak 11100 18.4 16.3 113 19.0 19.8 96 High Lonesome 10620 17.9 -M * 21.4 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 17.0 16.0 106 18.6 17.6 106 Independence Pass 10600 13.2 15.5 85 17.3 20.4 85 Ivanhoe 10400 18.2 14.7 124 20.9 23.9 87 Jones Pass 10400 15.2 15.5 98 21.5 23.1 93 Kiln 9600 7.6 9.3 82 14.2 16.3 87 Lake Irene 10700 21.9 23.9 92 24.9 23.2 107 Lynx Pass 8880 3.0 7.3 41 13.2 14.6 90 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .7 11.8 6 15.5 22.9 68 Mccoy Park 9480 7.9 8.8 90 16.3 19.3 84 Mesa Lakes 10000 8.8 16.7 53 12.8 23.7 54 Middle Fork Camp 8940 4.6 10.2 45 16.5 16.1 102 Nast Lake 8700 .0 .0 * 9.2 13.6 68 North Lost Trail 9200 7.2 10.1 71 15.9 24.3 65 Phantom Valley 9030 7.5 5.9 127 15.7 15.7 100 Schofield Pass 10700 28.5 31.7 90 26.8 35.3 76 Stillwater Creek 8720 .4 .1 400* 9.0 11.6 78 Summit Ranch 9400 5.4 9.6 56 14.1 15.2 93 Vail Mountain 10300 13.8 22.6 61 16.0 25.2 63 Willow Creek Pass 9540 15.0 13.7 109 16.3 15.1 108 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 88 88 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 13.2 18.5 71 20.3 21.7 94 Berthoud Summit 11300 18.5 21.7 85 28.1 26.0 108 Black Mountain 8920 9.6 -M * 14.8 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 11.1 11.8 94 15.4 15.0 103 Copeland Lake 8600 .9 .0 * 15.0 15.6 96 Deadman Hill 10220 22.9 18.1 127 22.0 19.8 111 Echo Lake 10600 5.1 8.4 61 10.6 14.5 73 Hoosier Pass 11400 17.0 16.0 106 18.6 17.6 106 Hourglass Lake 9380 11.5 -M * 15.6 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 11.3 14.1 80 19.2 18.3 105 Joe Wright 10120 23.3 23.2 100 33.8 28.8 117 Lake Eldora 9700 8.4 8.6 98 18.3 18.6 98 Lake Irene 10700 21.9 23.9 92 24.9 23.2 107 Long Draw Resv 9980 19.2 -M * 21.0 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 20.2 22.2 91 19.1 20.7 92 Michigan Creek 10600 9.1 12.4 73 14.9 17.0 88 Niwot 9910 11.2 12.6 89 17.6 18.5 95 Rough And Tumble 10360 2.3 7.6 30 6.6 10.3 64 Sawtooth 9620 20.9 -M * 28.6 -M * University Camp 10300 17.8 18.3 97 23.4 23.2 101 Wild Basin 9560 15.8 -M * 18.4 -M * Willow Park 10700 17.5 19.2 91 26.0 24.3 107 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 90 100 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 23.7 21.8 109 23.8 25.4 94 Columbine 9160 23.0 20.6 112 28.5 27.7 103 Deadman Hill 10220 22.9 18.1 127 22.0 19.8 111 Joe Wright 10120 23.3 23.2 100 33.8 28.8 117 Never Summer 10280 22.7 21.1 108 18.8 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 23.5 25.7 91 32.7 33.4 98 Rawah 9020 9.4 8.0 118 17.0 16.6 102 Roach 9700 14.2 16.8 85 19.2 21.4 90 Tower 10500 45.0 49.3 91 -M 43.3 * Whiskey Park 8950 23.8 25.6 93 28.6 30.4 94 Willow Creek Pass 9540 15.0 13.7 109 16.3 15.1 108 Zirkel 9340 23.5 22.3 105 34.4 30.3 114 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 101 103 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 .0 1.9 0 11.8 16.5 72 Bear River 9080 12.1 10.9 111 14.8 15.5 95 Bison Lake 10880 21.4 27.0 79 22.9 29.5 78 Buffalo Park 9240 18.2 12.5 146 19.8 19.1 104 Burro Mountain 9400 10.4 14.8 70 17.8 23.5 76 Columbine 9160 23.0 20.6 112 28.5 27.7 103 Crosho 9100 7.1 5.8 122 15.3 17.4 88 Divide Peak 8880 12.4 18.1 69 20.1 23.5 86 Dry Lake 8400 16.8 16.8 100 23.3 27.5 85 Elk River 8700 11.4 14.6 78 18.6 21.9 85 Little Snake River 8915 19.7 23.3 85 30.5 31.7 96 Lost Dog 9320 17.8 23.9 74 21.3 26.4 81 Lynx Pass 8880 3.0 7.3 41 13.2 14.6 90 Old Battle 10000 28.0 34.1 82 26.5 37.9 70 Rabbit Ears 9400 23.5 25.7 91 32.7 33.4 98 Ripple Creek 10340 27.1 24.8 109 21.9 29.0 76 Sandstone RS 8150 3.6 8.6 42 10.9 20.1 54 Tower 10500 45.0 49.3 91 -M 43.3 * Trapper Lake 9700 7.4 -M * 16.2 -M * Whiskey Park 8950 23.8 25.6 93 28.6 30.4 94 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 89 85 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 .0 .9 0 6.5 15.1 43 Brumley 10600 9.1 9.4 97 14.1 15.0 94 Fremont Pass 11400 20.4 18.1 113 19.7 17.2 115 Glen Cove 11460 -M 9.0 * 6.3 17.3 36 Hayden Pass 10720 .0 -M * 6.7 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 9.8 14.1 70 10.6 17.5 61 Saint Elmo 10540 4.5 -M * 11.0 -M * South Colony 10800 6.7 21.5 31 11.9 24.4 49 Whiskey Ck 10220 .5 8.0 6 11.3 19.0 59 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 65 64 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 8.9 22.6 39 14.7 26.9 55 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .3 .0 * 5.7 8.5 67 Culebra #2 10500 .0 10.4 0 8.9 16.0 56 Cumbres Trestle 10040 5.2 26.6 20 16.7 28.4 59 Grayback 11620 .2 14.2 1 13.1 20.6 64 Hayden Pass 10720 .0 -M * 6.7 -M * Lily Pond 11000 .1 14.2 1 13.3 22.1 60 Medano Pass 9649 .2 .0 * 5.2 14.7 35 Middle Creek 11250 9.8 19.0 52 13.2 25.9 51 Moon Pass 11140 .2 -M * 5.3 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 5.4 -M * 10.2 -M * Trinchera 10860 .1 7.7 1 7.3 14.2 51 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .0 .1 0* -M 11.8 * Ute Creek 10650 .1 14.9 1 8.3 21.5 39 Wager Gulch 11100 .3 -M * 10.1 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 16.6 34.9 48 16.3 35.6 46 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 25 52 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Beartown 11600 8.9 22.6 39 14.7 26.9 55 Black Mesa 11580 12.8 -M * 15.2 -M * Cascade 8880 .2 .6 33* 9.5 22.0 43 Columbus Basin 10785 8.5 24.9 34 8.6 30.4 28 El Diente Peak 10000 .8 9.8 8 12.7 21.9 58 Lizard Head Pass 10200 1.1 13.8 8 7.7 18.2 42 Lone Cone 9600 .1 7.4 1 12.6 22.0 57 Mancos 10000 .0 6.7 0 8.1 19.2 42 Mineral Creek 10040 3.5 13.5 26 9.9 19.5 51 Molas Lake 10500 5.6 19.7 28 12.7 22.0 58 Red Mountain Pass 11200 16.5 24.5 67 18.2 29.1 63 Scotch Creek 9100 .1 .2 50* 8.0 19.4 41 Sharkstooth 10720 4.9 19.2 26 11.0 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 4.1 20.6 20 11.4 32.4 35 Stump Lakes 11200 3.9 17.7 22 7.4 22.2 33 Upper San Juan 10200 4.4 29.9 15 19.2 37.3 51 Vallecito 10880 .0 12.3 0 6.6 20.4 32 Weminuche Creek 10740 .1 -M * 13.1 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 16.6 34.9 48 16.3 35.6 46 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 28 46