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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 4:28a, 12/15/18
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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 FRIDAY: DECEMBER 14 , 2018

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- COLORADO GUNNISON RIVER BASIN Butte 10160 4.0 4.3 93 5.9 6.0 98 Cochetopa Pass 10020 1.9 1.3 146 2.4 2.9 83 Columbine Pass 9400 2.1 3.6 58 7.1 7.5 95 Idarado 9800 3.1 3.8 82 6.3 7.3 86 Mc Clure Pass 9500 3.8 4.8 79 8.3 8.0 104 Mesa Lakes 10000 5.3 4.8 110 10.2 7.6 134 Overland Res. 9840 -M 4.2 * -M 6.4 * Park Cone 9600 -M 2.9 * -M 4.5 * Park Reservoir 9960 -M 7.6 * -M 10.7 * Porphyry Creek 10760 5.4 4.6 117 5.0 5.3 94 Red Mountain Pass 11200 7.5 7.4 101 9.0 9.9 91 Sargents Mesa 11530 3.0 -M * 4.6 -M * Schofield Pass 10700 10.2 10.0 102 11.3 11.5 98 Slumgullion 11560 5.2 5.6 93 5.3 5.6 95 Upper Taylor 10640 4.1 -M * 8.0 -M * Wager Gulch 11100 3.0 -M * 5.2 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 97 99 UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN Arapaho Ridge 10960 8.8 7.1 124 10.1 8.8 115 Beaver Ck Village 8500 3.7 3.8 97 6.5 5.7 114 Berthoud Summit 11300 6.5 5.0 130 9.0 8.0 112 Bison Lake 10880 9.0 7.7 117 11.8 9.7 122 Buffalo Park 9240 3.8 4.1 93 5.1 6.5 78 Chapman Tunnel 10110 5.8 -M * 7.6 -M * Copper Mountain 10550 6.5 4.3 151 6.4 5.8 110 Elliot Ridge 10520 -M -M * -M -M * Fool Creek 11150 7.4 -M * 8.2 -M * Fremont Pass 11400 7.6 5.2 146 7.9 5.7 139 Grizzly Peak 11100 7.9 5.2 152 7.7 5.9 131 High Lonesome 10620 7.2 -M * 9.1 -M * Hoosier Pass 11400 6.9 5.3 130 6.8 5.8 117 Independence Pass 10600 5.5 5.8 95 6.7 6.6 102 Ivanhoe 10400 7.3 4.9 149 8.6 7.2 119 Jones Pass 10400 -M 4.4 * -M 7.5 * Kiln 9600 4.1 3.5 117 5.9 5.4 109 Lake Irene 10700 8.0 7.0 114 10.4 7.5 139 Lynx Pass 8880 3.2 3.1 103 5.4 4.8 112 Mc Clure Pass 9500 3.8 4.8 79 8.3 8.0 104 Mccoy Park 9480 4.4 4.3 102 8.7 7.1 123 Mesa Lakes 10000 5.3 4.8 110 10.2 7.6 134 Middle Fork Camp 8940 3.6 4.0 90 6.2 5.7 109 Nast Lake 8700 3.5 2.0 175 5.0 4.4 114 North Lost Trail 9200 4.2 5.0 84 7.5 8.0 94 Phantom Valley 9030 -M 2.9 * -M 5.3 * Schofield Pass 10700 10.2 10.0 102 11.3 11.5 98 Stillwater Creek 8720 -M 2.2 * -M 3.5 * Summit Ranch 9400 3.8 3.5 109 4.9 5.2 94 Vail Mountain 10300 5.7 5.9 97 8.1 8.1 100 Willow Creek Pass 9540 5.6 4.2 133 7.3 5.4 135 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 115 113 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN Bear Lake 9500 5.6 4.4 127 8.9 6.8 131 Berthoud Summit 11300 6.5 5.0 130 9.0 8.0 112 Black Mountain 8920 3.0 -M * 4.2 -M * Buckskin Joe 11150 4.9 3.2 153 6.9 5.0 138 Copeland Lake 8600 -M 1.4 * -M 4.8 * Deadman Hill 10220 6.6 5.4 122 6.9 6.3 110 Echo Lake 10600 2.2 2.1 105 3.2 4.3 74 Hoosier Pass 11400 6.9 5.3 130 6.8 5.8 117 Hourglass Lake 9380 4.2 -M * 6.0 -M * Jackwhacker Gulch 10960 5.6 3.7 151 9.0 5.9 153 Joe Wright 10120 7.1 7.5 95 13.0 9.8 133 Lake Eldora 9700 4.0 3.5 114 6.3 5.5 115 Lake Irene 10700 8.0 7.0 114 10.4 7.5 139 Long Draw Resv 9980 5.8 -M * 8.4 -M * Loveland Basin 11400 7.6 6.4 119 9.0 6.7 134 Michigan Creek 10600 4.7 3.3 142 8.0 5.5 145 Niwot 9910 4.4 3.9 113 6.0 5.3 113 Rough And Tumble 10360 2.8 1.9 147 3.8 3.3 115 Sawtooth 9620 11.5 -M * 15.2 -M * University Camp 10300 6.4 4.5 142 8.4 7.1 118 Wild Basin 9560 -M -M * -M -M * Willow Park 10700 -M 5.2 * -M 7.7 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 124 125 LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS Arapaho Ridge 10960 8.8 7.1 124 10.1 8.8 115 Columbine 9160 7.5 6.1 123 10.3 9.0 114 Deadman Hill 10220 6.6 5.4 122 6.9 6.3 110 Joe Wright 10120 7.1 7.5 95 13.0 9.8 133 Never Summer 10280 -M 6.4 * -M -M * Rabbit Ears 9400 7.8 6.9 113 11.3 10.7 106 Rawah 9020 3.4 3.3 103 6.1 5.9 103 Roach 9700 -M 4.9 * -M 7.0 * Tower 10500 16.1 14.8 109 15.0 14.6 103 Whiskey Park 8950 8.5 7.0 121 12.4 9.4 132 Willow Creek Pass 9540 5.6 4.2 133 7.3 5.4 135 Zirkel 9340 8.5 6.8 125 13.0 10.7 121 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 116 116 YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS Battle Mountain 7440 4.4 2.5 176 4.1 5.6 73 Bear River 9080 3.7 2.9 128 5.6 5.8 97 Bison Lake 10880 9.0 7.7 117 11.8 9.7 122 Buffalo Park 9240 3.8 4.1 93 5.1 6.5 78 Burro Mountain 9400 4.3 4.9 88 7.7 7.8 99 Columbine 9160 7.5 6.1 123 10.3 9.0 114 Crosho 9100 4.3 3.1 139 5.6 5.3 106 Divide Peak 8880 5.7 5.9 97 8.6 8.2 105 Dry Lake 8400 6.5 6.3 103 8.9 9.4 95 Elk River 8700 4.9 4.5 109 6.0 7.1 85 Little Snake River 8915 8.0 5.3 151 15.3 11.5 133 Lost Dog 9320 7.0 6.4 109 10.0 8.7 115 Lynx Pass 8880 3.2 3.1 103 5.4 4.8 112 Old Battle 10000 11.5 9.6 120 13.8 12.7 109 Rabbit Ears 9400 7.8 6.9 113 11.3 10.7 106 Ripple Creek 10340 9.5 7.4 128 8.2 8.9 92 Sandstone RS 8150 5.3 3.3 161 7.0 6.8 103 Tower 10500 16.1 14.8 109 15.0 14.6 103 Trapper Lake 9700 3.4 -M * 5.9 -M * Whiskey Park 8950 8.5 7.0 121 12.4 9.4 132 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 117 106 ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN Apishapa 10000 4.0 1.6 250 7.4 4.5 164 Brumley 10600 4.7 3.2 147 4.2 5.0 84 Fremont Pass 11400 7.6 5.2 146 7.9 5.7 139 Glen Cove 11460 .3 1.2 25 2.5 5.4 46 Hayden Pass 10720 4.2 -M * 5.7 -M * Porphyry Creek 10760 5.4 4.6 117 5.0 5.3 94 Saint Elmo 10540 -M -M * -M -M * South Colony 10800 5.5 6.6 83 7.2 8.4 86 Whiskey Ck 10220 5.3 3.0 177 7.6 5.7 133 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 129 104 UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN Beartown 11600 -M 7.5 * -M 9.9 * Cochetopa Pass 10020 1.9 1.3 146 2.4 2.9 83 Culebra #2 10500 4.1 4.0 102 5.6 4.9 114 Cumbres Trestle 10040 5.0 7.9 63 10.5 9.4 112 Grayback 11620 1.5 5.9 25 5.4 7.5 72 Hayden Pass 10720 4.2 -M * 5.7 -M * Lily Pond 11000 2.2 4.4 50 5.8 7.7 75 Medano Pass 9649 2.6 1.9 137 4.5 4.8 94 Middle Creek 11250 5.1 7.1 72 6.4 9.8 65 Moon Pass 11140 2.6 -M * 2.8 -M * Sargents Mesa 11530 3.0 -M * 4.6 -M * Trinchera 10860 5.2 3.2 162 5.4 4.6 117 Upper Rio Grande 9400 .1 2.0 5 2.1 4.6 46 Ute Creek 10650 2.3 4.0 58 6.3 6.7 94 Wager Gulch 11100 3.0 -M * 5.2 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 8.3 10.8 77 9.5 12.1 79 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 73 85 SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS Beartown 11600 -M 7.5 * -M 9.9 * Black Mesa 11580 6.1 -M * 9.0 -M * Cascade 8880 .4 2.9 14 5.7 7.9 72 Columbus Basin 10785 7.7 7.0 110 12.1 10.4 116 El Diente Peak 10000 3.1 3.5 89 6.3 7.0 90 Lizard Head Pass 10200 3.3 5.2 63 4.8 6.7 72 Lone Cone 9600 2.9 5.0 58 5.4 7.5 72 Mancos 10000 1.9 4.3 44 5.6 6.7 84 Mineral Creek 10040 4.2 4.8 88 6.5 6.9 94 Molas Lake 10500 -M 5.5 * -M 7.4 * Red Mountain Pass 11200 7.5 7.4 101 9.0 9.9 91 Scotch Creek 9100 1.5 2.8 54 6.1 6.3 97 Sharkstooth 10720 2.3 5.2 44 8.1 -M * Spud Mountain 10660 4.7 7.1 66 8.0 10.7 75 Stump Lakes 11200 5.3 5.6 95 5.6 7.7 73 Upper San Juan 10200 4.6 8.2 56 9.5 13.1 73 Vallecito 10880 1.5 4.3 35 5.3 7.1 75 Weminuche Creek 10740 3.0 -M * 7.7 -M * Wolf Creek Summit 11000 8.3 10.8 77 9.5 12.1 79 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 70 83