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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: MAY 29 , 2015

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 .5 .0 * 18.8 19.7 95 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .0 .0 * 12.8 10.1 127 Columbine Pass 9400 .0 .0 * 19.0 27.6 69 Idarado 9800 .0 .0 * 23.7 23.8 100 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 18.4 25.8 71 Mesa Lakes 10000 5.6 .0 * 21.8 27.2 80 Overland Res. 9840 .0 .0 * 19.9 20.5 97 Park Cone 9600 .0 .0 * 14.0 15.0 93 Park Reservoir 9960 16.6 14.0 119 27.3 33.5 81 Porphyry Creek 10760 9.7 .0 * 22.3 20.2 110 Red Mountain Pass 11200 19.4 8.7 223 31.4 32.6 96 Sargents Mesa 11530 10.1 -M * 20.5 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 16.5 14.3 115 31.5 39.1 81 Slumgullion 11440 7.3 .5 1460* 19.9 17.5 114 Upper Taylor 10640 .0 -M * 22.0 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 .1 -M * 19.1 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 202* 90 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 18.4 10.2 180 27.0 29.0 93 Beaver Ck Village 8500 .0 .0 * 19.5 18.9 103 Berthoud Summit 11300 18.1 9.9 183 31.0 30.5 102 Bison Lake 10880 19.8 21.1 94 28.6 33.3 86 Buffalo Park 9240 3.2 .0 * 20.8 20.5 101 Chapman Tunnel 10110 1.8 -M * 22.9 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 11.2 .2 5600* 22.6 21.3 106 Elliot Ridge 10520 9.0 -M * 27.0 -M * Fool Creek 11150 21.9 -M * 25.4 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 21.6 15.2 142 23.2 20.0 116 Grizzly Peak 11100 15.5 2.9 534 24.3 23.3 104 High Lonesome 10620 16.1 -M * 24.1 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 20.9 2.6 804 28.7 20.7 139 Independence Pass 10600 4.7 .0 * 24.6 23.3 106 Ivanhoe 10400 11.8 .0 * 29.3 27.6 106 Jones Pass 10400 13.9 5.0 278 26.8 26.3 102 Kiln 9600 .0 .0 * 17.6 18.7 94 Lake Irene 10700 20.5 12.8 160 29.1 27.3 107 Lynx Pass 8880 .0 .0 * 18.6 17.0 109 Mc Clure Pass 9500 .0 .0 * 18.4 25.8 71 Mccoy Park 9480 .1 .0 * 21.0 21.5 98 Mesa Lakes 10000 5.6 .0 * 21.8 27.2 80 Middle Fork Camp 8940 .0 .0 * 18.3 18.5 99 Nast Lake 8700 .0 .0 * 14.6 15.7 93 North Lost Trail 9200 .2 .0 * 21.6 27.1 80 Phantom Valley 9030 .1 .0 * 18.7 18.1 103 Schofield Pass 10700 16.5 14.3 115 31.5 39.1 81 Stillwater Creek 8720 .0 .0 * 12.2 13.7 89 Summit Ranch 9400 .0 .0 * 16.1 17.7 91 Vail Mountain 10300 .1 7.5 1 21.9 29.2 75 Willow Creek Pass 9540 4.3 1.9 226 17.9 18.2 98 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 199* 96 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 9.4 6.2 152 28.4 25.8 110 Berthoud Summit 11300 18.1 9.9 183 31.0 30.5 102 Black Mountain 8920 .0 -M * 20.8 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 14.9 .3 4967* 23.0 17.2 134 Copeland Lake 8600 .0 .0 * 24.2 19.1 127 Deadman Hill 10220 15.7 10.3 152 25.7 23.8 108 Echo Lake 10600 12.0 .1 12000* 23.2 17.8 130 Hoosier Pass 11400 20.9 2.6 804 28.7 20.7 139 Hourglass Lake 9380 2.5 -M * 19.8 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 13.2 .0 * 23.4 21.2 110 Joe Wright 10120 17.3 15.7 110 34.2 33.9 101 Lake Eldora 9700 .0 .0 * 27.4 22.4 122 Lake Irene 10700 20.5 12.8 160 29.1 27.3 107 Long Draw Resv 9980 6.6 -M * 22.9 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 21.0 11.6 181 24.7 24.2 102 Michigan Creek 10600 10.1 .7 1443* 22.6 19.8 114 Niwot 9910 12.1 .0 * 27.7 22.5 123 Rough And Tumble 10360 -M .0 * 16.7 12.4 135 Sawtooth 9620 22.8 -M * 36.9 -M * University Camp 10300 20.3 10.6 192 30.6 27.6 111 Wild Basin 9560 8.9 -M * 24.8 -M * Willow Park 10700 17.5 3.9 449 32.5 28.7 113 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 263* 115 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 18.4 10.2 180 27.0 29.0 93 Columbine 9160 .0 .0 * 31.1 31.3 99 Deadman Hill 10220 15.7 10.3 152 25.7 23.8 108 Joe Wright 10120 17.3 15.7 110 34.2 33.9 101 Never Summer 10280 18.3 16.6 110 23.5 -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 5.9 8.9 66 33.6 38.1 88 Rawah 9020 .1 .0 * 21.1 19.3 109 Roach 9700 2.2 3.9 56 23.1 25.4 91 Tower 10500 31.4 40.1 78 46.0 48.9 94 Whiskey Park 8950 5.9 10.2 58 33.2 34.6 96 Willow Creek Pass 9540 4.3 1.9 226 17.9 18.2 98 Zirkel 9340 .0 .0 * 34.1 33.8 101 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 101 97 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 .0 .0 * 16.9 19.1 88 Bear River 9080 .8 .0 * 18.4 17.2 107 Bison Lake 10880 19.8 21.1 94 28.6 33.3 86 Buffalo Park 9240 3.2 .0 * 20.8 20.5 101 Burro Mountain 9400 .0 .0 * 25.8 27.0 96 Columbine 9160 .0 .0 * 31.1 31.3 99 Crosho 9100 .0 .0 * 18.4 20.6 89 Divide Peak 8880 .0 .0 * 22.1 27.2 81 Dry Lake 8400 .0 .0 * 27.2 31.6 86 Elk River 8700 .0 .0 * 21.3 25.2 85 Little Snake River 8915 .2 4.1 5 32.9 35.9 92 Lost Dog 9320 1.2 .2 600* 27.2 29.5 92 Lynx Pass 8880 .0 .0 * 18.6 17.0 109 Old Battle 10000 25.6 26.5 97 31.5 43.2 73 Rabbit Ears 9400 5.9 8.9 66 33.6 38.1 88 Ripple Creek 10340 20.5 10.6 193 28.2 32.8 86 Sandstone RS 8150 .0 .0 * 15.1 23.1 65 Tower 10500 31.4 40.1 78 46.0 48.9 94 Trapper Lake 9700 .0 .0 * 18.9 26.5 71 Whiskey Park 8950 5.9 10.2 58 33.2 34.6 96 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 94* 89 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 .0 .0 * 16.7 17.9 93 Brumley 10600 2.8 .0 * 19.1 17.5 109 Fremont Pass 11400 21.6 15.2 142 23.2 20.0 116 Glen Cove 11460 9.2 .0 * 25.7 20.7 124 Hayden Pass 10720 15.1 -M * 26.0 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 9.7 .0 * 22.3 20.2 110 Saint Elmo 10540 1.6 -M * 18.7 -M * South Colony 10800 13.5 4.3 314 29.8 27.9 107 Whiskey Ck 10220 .0 .0 * 22.5 22.4 100 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 291* 109 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 5.9 4.5 131 29.6 30.1 98 Cochetopa Pass 10020 .0 .0 * 12.8 10.1 127 Culebra #2 10500 .0 .0 * 19.9 19.0 105 Cumbres Trestle 10040 .0 .0 * 28.7 30.7 93 Grayback 11620 .0 .0 * 19.5 22.6 86 Hayden Pass 10720 15.1 -M * 26.0 -M * Lily Pond 11000 .0 .0 * 17.2 24.3 71 Medano Pass 9649 .0 .0 * 19.7 17.3 114 Middle Creek 11250 7.3 5.6 130 20.6 28.6 72 Moon Pass 11140 .0 -M * 13.9 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 10.1 -M * 20.5 -M * Trinchera 10860 .0 .0 * 15.3 16.4 93 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .0 .0 * 11.1 13.4 83 Ute Creek 10650 .0 .0 * 20.2 23.9 85 Wager Gulch 11100 .1 -M * 19.1 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 17.3 23.6 73 31.5 38.8 81 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 91* 89 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Black Mesa 11580 26.8 -M * 29.0 -M * Cascade 8880 .0 .0 * 21.9 24.2 90 Columbus Basin 10785 16.9 3.3 512 27.4 33.3 82 El Diente Peak 10000 .0 .0 * 24.0 24.8 97 Lizard Head Pass 10200 .0 .0 * 20.4 21.0 97 Lone Cone 9600 .2 .0 * 19.6 24.7 79 Mancos 10000 -M .0 * -M 21.3 * Mineral Creek 10040 .2 .0 * 20.5 22.1 93 Molas Lake 10500 4.7 .0 * 22.1 24.5 90 Red Mountain Pass 11200 19.4 8.7 223 31.4 32.6 96 Scotch Creek 9100 .2 .0 * 19.1 21.6 88 Sharkstooth 10720 9.2 .0 * 25.3 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 7.4 .0 * 30.0 35.5 85 Stump Lakes 11200 13.6 7.0 194 20.7 24.6 84 Upper San Juan 10200 1.2 5.2 23 33.2 40.5 82 Vallecito 10880 .9 .0 * 18.8 22.5 84 Weminuche Creek 10740 .1 -M * 25.5 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 17.3 23.6 73 31.5 38.8 81 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 191* 87