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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 MONDAY: APRIL 20 , 2015

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 9.2 12.7 72 14.4 17.2 84 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .5 .4 125 9.0 8.3 108 Columbine Pass 9400 1.2 11.1 11 11.6 24.8 47 Idarado 9800 6.1 11.2 54 16.7 20.4 82 Mc Clure Pass 9500 1.8 13.4 13 15.7 22.2 71 Mesa Lakes 10000 9.8 18.0 54 13.2 23.0 57 Overland Res. 9840 2.1 10.0 21 14.6 17.8 82 Park Cone 9600 7.7 8.8 88 9.7 12.9 75 Park Reservoir 9960 13.6 26.4 52 18.5 29.2 63 Porphyry Creek 10760 10.3 14.6 71 14.6 16.9 86 Red Mountain Pass 11200 15.1 24.3 62 22.6 28.2 80 Sargents Mesa 11530 9.2 -M * 14.1 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 20.9 32.8 64 22.9 34.4 67 Slumgullion 11440 10.9 14.5 75 13.9 14.8 94 Upper Taylor 10640 4.4 -M * 16.5 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 6.5 -M * 13.8 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 55 73 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 16.8 21.4 79 19.5 24.3 80 Beaver Ck Village 8500 3.8 6.7 57 14.4 16.0 90 Berthoud Summit 11300 16.5 21.0 79 23.6 25.0 94 Bison Lake 10880 17.8 25.9 69 19.3 28.6 67 Buffalo Park 9240 12.5 10.5 119 16.1 17.4 93 Chapman Tunnel 10110 9.0 -M * 18.0 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 14.5 15.3 95 17.7 17.7 100 Elliot Ridge 10520 12.9 -M * 19.7 -M * Fool Creek 11150 19.5 -M * 18.8 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 18.4 17.3 106 18.0 16.5 109 Grizzly Peak 11100 15.7 16.7 94 17.5 19.0 92 High Lonesome 10620 15.4 -M * 18.1 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 17.1 15.8 108 18.8 16.7 113 Independence Pass 10600 14.6 15.8 92 18.8 19.6 96 Ivanhoe 10400 15.2 14.2 107 22.0 22.8 96 Jones Pass 10400 14.0 14.9 94 20.5 21.8 94 Kiln 9600 4.2 9.7 43 13.9 15.7 89 Lake Irene 10700 21.6 24.2 89 22.6 22.3 101 Lynx Pass 8880 .8 8.6 9 13.0 14.0 93 Mc Clure Pass 9500 1.8 13.4 13 15.7 22.2 71 Mccoy Park 9480 4.7 10.5 45 15.7 18.6 84 Mesa Lakes 10000 9.8 18.0 54 13.2 23.0 57 Middle Fork Camp 8940 2.8 11.2 25 13.1 15.2 86 Nast Lake 8700 .8 1.4 57 11.1 13.1 85 North Lost Trail 9200 4.1 11.7 35 15.3 23.5 65 Phantom Valley 9030 5.2 6.8 76 14.5 15.1 96 Schofield Pass 10700 20.9 32.8 64 22.9 34.4 67 Stillwater Creek 8720 .3 1.1 27 8.7 11.1 78 Summit Ranch 9400 2.0 10.1 20 12.5 14.6 86 Vail Mountain 10300 10.4 21.7 48 15.9 24.3 65 Willow Creek Pass 9540 11.4 13.1 87 13.3 14.4 92 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 71 85 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 16.8 18.5 91 21.6 20.9 103 Berthoud Summit 11300 16.5 21.0 79 23.6 25.0 94 Black Mountain 8920 12.2 -M * 16.1 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 11.0 11.3 97 14.6 14.2 103 Copeland Lake 8600 3.4 .0 * 17.7 14.7 120 Deadman Hill 10220 19.2 17.0 113 20.0 18.9 106 Echo Lake 10600 9.4 8.3 113 15.6 13.1 119 Hoosier Pass 11400 17.1 15.8 108 18.8 16.7 113 Hourglass Lake 9380 13.2 -M * 15.4 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 11.4 13.6 84 15.7 17.2 91 Joe Wright 10120 18.4 22.2 83 27.4 27.8 99 Lake Eldora 9700 10.0 9.7 103 19.4 17.6 110 Lake Irene 10700 21.6 24.2 89 22.6 22.3 101 Long Draw Resv 9980 14.1 -M * 18.6 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 19.4 21.1 92 18.0 19.7 91 Michigan Creek 10600 9.9 11.5 86 14.8 15.9 93 Niwot 9910 12.9 12.0 108 18.4 17.4 106 Rough And Tumble 10360 7.9 6.7 118 10.0 9.5 105 Sawtooth 9620 22.8 -M * 29.0 -M * University Camp 10300 17.9 17.7 101 22.2 22.2 100 Wild Basin 9560 18.8 -M * 19.0 -M * Willow Park 10700 15.2 18.8 81 25.3 23.3 109 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 95 103 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 16.8 21.4 79 19.5 24.3 80 Columbine 9160 10.3 20.6 50 22.8 26.9 85 Deadman Hill 10220 19.2 17.0 113 20.0 18.9 106 Joe Wright 10120 18.4 22.2 83 27.4 27.8 99 Never Summer 10280 17.0 20.7 82 17.3 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 17.8 25.1 71 24.8 32.2 77 Rawah 9020 5.1 8.4 61 16.4 15.5 106 Roach 9700 12.3 16.6 74 17.9 20.6 87 Tower 10500 31.4 48.0 65 36.2 42.0 86 Whiskey Park 8950 21.0 25.9 81 26.5 29.6 90 Willow Creek Pass 9540 11.4 13.1 87 13.3 14.4 92 Zirkel 9340 17.4 22.7 77 29.6 29.7 100 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 76 90 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 .5 4.3 12 11.3 16.1 70 Bear River 9080 10.5 11.1 95 13.9 15.2 91 Bison Lake 10880 17.8 25.9 69 19.3 28.6 67 Buffalo Park 9240 12.5 10.5 119 16.1 17.4 93 Burro Mountain 9400 7.5 15.7 48 18.2 22.6 81 Columbine 9160 10.3 20.6 50 22.8 26.9 85 Crosho 9100 4.3 7.6 57 14.3 16.8 85 Divide Peak 8880 -M 18.9 * 15.9 22.8 70 Dry Lake 8400 6.8 17.6 39 20.2 26.6 76 Elk River 8700 5.4 15.5 35 15.9 21.2 75 Little Snake River 8915 15.4 24.3 63 27.0 31.2 87 Lost Dog 9320 15.4 24.0 64 21.2 25.6 83 Lynx Pass 8880 .8 8.6 9 13.0 14.0 93 Old Battle 10000 25.6 32.7 78 24.8 37.0 67 Rabbit Ears 9400 17.8 25.1 71 24.8 32.2 77 Ripple Creek 10340 20.9 24.4 86 20.6 28.1 73 Sandstone RS 8150 .5 10.1 5 -M 19.5 * Tower 10500 31.4 48.0 65 36.2 42.0 86 Trapper Lake 9700 10.1 20.0 50 14.0 21.9 64 Whiskey Park 8950 21.0 25.9 81 26.5 29.6 90 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 63 79 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 .1 1.5 7 11.4 14.7 78 Brumley 10600 10.8 9.8 110 13.7 14.4 95 Fremont Pass 11400 18.4 17.3 106 18.0 16.5 109 Glen Cove 11460 5.7 8.2 70 16.8 16.0 105 Hayden Pass 10720 11.3 -M * 16.0 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 10.3 14.6 71 14.6 16.9 86 Saint Elmo 10540 7.6 -M * 12.9 -M * South Colony 10800 14.2 20.7 69 19.9 23.5 85 Whiskey Ck 10220 3.0 8.9 34 16.1 18.4 88 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 77 92 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 6.9 23.2 30 18.5 26.1 71 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .5 .4 125 9.0 8.3 108 Culebra #2 10500 6.5 11.6 56 13.9 15.4 90 Cumbres Trestle 10040 14.4 27.8 52 19.5 27.8 70 Grayback 11620 1.7 15.8 11 13.3 20.4 65 Hayden Pass 10720 11.3 -M * 16.0 -M * Lily Pond 11000 1.8 14.8 12 11.5 21.6 53 Medano Pass 9649 .4 .0 * 10.7 14.2 75 Middle Creek 11250 8.9 19.2 46 13.4 25.2 53 Moon Pass 11140 .3 -M * 9.2 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 9.2 -M * 14.1 -M * Trinchera 10860 3.1 8.7 36 10.0 13.7 73 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .0 1.4 0 7.5 11.4 66 Ute Creek 10650 7.1 14.7 48 13.6 20.6 66 Wager Gulch 11100 6.5 -M * 13.8 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 13.9 34.6 40 20.1 34.8 58 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 38 67 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Black Mesa 11580 17.0 -M * 18.9 -M * Cascade 8880 .1 2.1 5 13.7 21.5 64 Columbus Basin 10785 13.8 26.3 52 17.9 29.7 60 El Diente Peak 10000 .0 11.8 0 15.8 21.2 75 Lizard Head Pass 10200 3.8 14.7 26 13.1 17.6 74 Lone Cone 9600 .2 9.7 2 12.4 21.4 58 Mancos 10000 -M 10.3 * 10.8 18.6 58 Mineral Creek 10040 6.8 14.0 49 13.2 19.0 69 Molas Lake 10500 9.5 20.3 47 14.8 21.4 69 Red Mountain Pass 11200 15.1 24.3 62 22.6 28.2 80 Scotch Creek 9100 -M 3.1 * -M 18.9 * Sharkstooth 10720 11.8 19.4 61 16.3 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 6.2 21.6 29 18.5 31.7 58 Stump Lakes 11200 10.8 18.0 60 13.4 21.7 62 Upper San Juan 10200 8.3 31.0 27 21.7 36.4 60 Vallecito 10880 3.1 13.2 23 12.1 20.0 60 Weminuche Creek 10740 2.6 -M * 17.5 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 13.9 34.6 40 20.1 34.8 58 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 40 64