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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: MARCH 29 , 2017

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- MONTANA KOOTENAI RIVER BASIN Banfield Mountain 5600 16.3 17.2 95 32.8 23.8 138 Bear Mountain 5400 45.7 54.1 84 82.0 63.7 129 Garver Creek 4250 11.2 9.2 122 27.5 16.7 165 Grave Creek 4300 14.8 14.3 103 41.3 29.5 140 Hand Creek 5035 9.9 11.0 90 19.3 15.7 123 Hawkins Lake 6450 29.0 22.9 127 44.8 27.5 163 Poorman Creek 5100 34.9 34.4 101 72.4 51.3 141 Stahl Peak 6030 39.4 33.2 119 47.1 35.7 132 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 102 139 FLATHEAD RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 35.3 29.3 120 36.1 30.9 117 Bisson Creek 4920 8.6 9.9 87 24.3 15.4 158 Blacktail Mtn 5650 12.1 -M * 17.6 -M * Emery Creek 4350 13.0 13.6 96 32.8 22.3 147 Flattop Mtn. 6300 48.4 41.2 117 59.7 44.1 135 Grave Creek 4300 14.8 14.3 103 41.3 29.5 140 Hand Creek 5035 9.9 11.0 90 19.3 15.7 123 Kraft Creek 4750 10.0 -M * 32.5 24.6 132 Many Glacier 4900 15.8 12.5 126 40.9 28.7 143 Moss Peak 6780 39.2 34.2 115 48.1 34.1 141 Noisy Basin 6040 39.3 38.0 103 48.2 41.0 118 North Fork Jocko 6330 35.4 39.5 90 54.4 45.3 120 Pike Creek 5930 8.5 -M * 38.2 28.3 135 Sleeping Woman 6150 18.2 13.8 132 33.1 19.4 171 Stahl Peak 6030 39.4 33.2 119 47.1 35.7 132 Stuart Mountain 7400 34.2 30.0 114 38.5 29.7 130 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 110 134 UPPER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Barker Lakes 8250 12.0 13.4 90 13.9 15.1 92 Basin Creek 7180 4.1 7.3 56 6.9 9.0 77 Black Pine 7210 11.6 9.4 123 14.4 12.6 114 Combination 5600 1.6 4.4 36 9.3 8.6 108 Copper Bottom 5200 4.7 -M * 20.9 15.1 138 Copper Camp 6950 38.3 -M * 29.9 30.1 99 Lubrecht Flume 4680 1.8 2.2 82 12.5 9.6 130 Nevada Ridge 7020 15.6 13.5 116 18.2 15.1 121 N Fk Elk Creek 6250 9.4 10.4 90 14.9 13.0 115 North Fork Jocko 6330 35.4 39.5 90 54.4 45.3 120 Peterson Meadows 7200 10.0 9.4 106 13.6 10.8 126 Rocker Peak 8000 11.2 12.0 93 11.8 12.9 91 Skalkaho Summit 7250 23.3 20.9 111 25.7 21.3 121 Stuart Mountain 7400 34.2 30.0 114 38.5 29.7 130 Warm Springs 7800 19.2 18.6 103 23.0 21.0 110 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 99 114 BITTERROOT RIVER BASIN Daly Creek 5780 10.5 9.7 108 15.6 12.8 122 Lolo Pass 5240 28.8 26.9 107 36.8 32.0 115 Nez Perce Camp 5650 13.4 12.9 104 22.4 19.2 117 Saddle Mtn. 7940 21.6 23.0 94 19.9 22.0 90 Skalkaho Summit 7250 23.3 20.9 111 25.7 21.3 121 Twelvemile Creek 5600 16.7 14.6 114 40.1 29.9 134 Twin Lakes 6400 36.2 34.8 104 52.9 42.6 124 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 105 119 LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Hoodoo Basin 6050 41.9 38.4 109 60.9 44.4 137 Humboldt Gulch 4250 9.7 9.0 108 46.6 34.8 134 Lolo Pass 5240 28.8 26.9 107 36.8 32.0 115 Lookout 5140 23.9 26.6 90 49.5 37.6 132 Poorman Creek 5100 34.9 34.4 101 72.4 51.3 141 Sleeping Woman 6150 18.2 13.8 132 33.1 19.4 171 Stuart Mountain 7400 34.2 30.0 114 38.5 29.7 130 Sunset 5540 20.2 21.3 95 40.4 34.8 116 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 106 133 JEFFERSON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 18.0 17.1 105 23.7 17.9 132 Barker Lakes 8250 12.0 13.4 90 13.9 15.1 92 Basin Creek 7180 4.1 7.3 56 6.9 9.0 77 Beagle Springs 8850 10.2 8.4 121 14.3 9.5 151 Bloody Dick 7600 12.7 10.8 118 15.6 13.6 115 Calvert Creek 6430 6.7 7.3 92 11.3 10.3 110 Clover Meadow 8600 10.3 15.2 68 14.3 16.1 89 Darkhorse Lake 8600 28.5 25.5 112 27.8 25.6 109 Divide 7800 7.3 9.7 75 12.6 10.9 116 Frohner Meadow 6480 6.7 7.1 94 11.1 9.5 117 Lakeview Ridge 7400 5.1 10.5 49 17.8 13.6 131 Lemhi Ridge 8100 9.7 9.7 100 12.7 12.0 106 Lower Twin 7900 16.2 16.2 100 25.6 18.9 135 Moose Creek 6200 12.7 14.8 86 20.8 18.9 110 Mule Creek 8300 16.2 13.5 120 20.5 15.4 133 Rocker Peak 8000 11.2 12.0 93 11.8 12.9 91 Saddle Mtn. 7940 21.6 23.0 94 19.9 22.0 90 Short Creek 7000 2.0 5.5 36 7.7 7.0 110 White Elephant 7710 25.2 25.2 100 43.6 28.4 154 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 94 116 MADISON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 18.0 17.1 105 23.7 17.9 132 Beaver Creek 7850 17.2 16.4 105 29.1 18.5 157 Black Bear 8170 43.5 35.4 123 51.0 36.1 141 Carrot Basin 9000 28.5 24.8 115 34.2 24.6 139 Clover Meadow 8600 10.3 15.2 68 14.3 16.1 89 Lone Mountain 8880 15.7 16.4 96 19.3 16.2 119 Lower Twin 7900 16.2 16.2 100 25.6 18.9 135 Madison Plateau 7750 25.9 21.1 123 34.5 24.9 139 Tepee Creek 8000 10.8 13.0 83 15.3 14.0 109 West Yellowstone 6700 8.7 10.2 85 22.1 13.3 166 Whiskey Creek 6800 13.5 14.8 91 25.7 19.1 135 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 104 134 GALLATIN RIVER BASIN Beaver Creek 7850 17.2 16.4 105 29.1 18.5 157 Brackett Creek 7320 18.4 18.4 100 26.6 23.5 113 Carrot Basin 9000 28.5 24.8 115 34.2 24.6 139 Lick Creek 6860 5.3 10.5 50 14.3 12.9 111 Lone Mountain 8880 15.7 16.4 96 19.3 16.2 119 Sacajawea 6550 10.0 14.2 70 23.6 20.7 114 Shower Falls 8100 15.0 20.2 74 24.7 21.6 114 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 91 124 MISSOURI HEADWATERS Albro Lake 8300 18.0 17.1 105 23.7 17.9 132 Barker Lakes 8250 12.0 13.4 90 13.9 15.1 92 Basin Creek 7180 4.1 7.3 56 6.9 9.0 77 Beagle Springs 8850 10.2 8.4 121 14.3 9.5 151 Beaver Creek 7850 17.2 16.4 105 29.1 18.5 157 Black Bear 8170 43.5 35.4 123 51.0 36.1 141 Bloody Dick 7600 12.7 10.8 118 15.6 13.6 115 Brackett Creek 7320 18.4 18.4 100 26.6 23.5 113 Calvert Creek 6430 6.7 7.3 92 11.3 10.3 110 Carrot Basin 9000 28.5 24.8 115 34.2 24.6 139 Clover Meadow 8600 10.3 15.2 68 14.3 16.1 89 Darkhorse Lake 8600 28.5 25.5 112 27.8 25.6 109 Divide 7800 7.3 9.7 75 12.6 10.9 116 Frohner Meadow 6480 6.7 7.1 94 11.1 9.5 117 Lakeview Ridge 7400 5.1 10.5 49 17.8 13.6 131 Lemhi Ridge 8100 9.7 9.7 100 12.7 12.0 106 Lick Creek 6860 5.3 10.5 50 14.3 12.9 111 Lone Mountain 8880 15.7 16.4 96 19.3 16.2 119 Lower Twin 7900 16.2 16.2 100 25.6 18.9 135 Madison Plateau 7750 25.9 21.1 123 34.5 24.9 139 Moose Creek 6200 12.7 14.8 86 20.8 18.9 110 Mule Creek 8300 16.2 13.5 120 20.5 15.4 133 Rocker Peak 8000 11.2 12.0 93 11.8 12.9 91 Sacajawea 6550 10.0 14.2 70 23.6 20.7 114 Saddle Mtn. 7940 21.6 23.0 94 19.9 22.0 90 Short Creek 7000 2.0 5.5 36 7.7 7.0 110 Shower Falls 8100 15.0 20.2 74 24.7 21.6 114 Tepee Creek 8000 10.8 13.0 83 15.3 14.0 109 West Yellowstone 6700 8.7 10.2 85 22.1 13.3 166 Whiskey Creek 6800 13.5 14.8 91 25.7 19.1 135 White Elephant 7710 25.2 25.2 100 43.6 28.4 154 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 96 123 HEADWATERS MISSOURI MAINSTEM Boulder Mountain 7950 16.5 19.0 87 23.9 19.2 124 Frohner Meadow 6480 6.7 7.1 94 11.1 9.5 117 Nevada Ridge 7020 15.6 13.5 116 18.2 15.1 121 Rocker Peak 8000 11.2 12.0 93 11.8 12.9 91 Tizer Basin 6880 5.5 9.2 60 9.4 9.8 96 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 91 112 SMITH, JUDITH, AND MUSSELSHELL RIVER BASINS Boulder Mountain 7950 16.5 19.0 87 23.9 19.2 124 Crystal Lake 6050 5.4 11.5 47 16.7 15.8 106 Daisy Peak 7600 7.0 9.6 73 10.0 10.4 96 Deadman Creek 6450 5.5 9.5 58 9.1 11.6 78 Elk Peak 7600 17.1 -M * 12.2 -M * Onion Park 7410 7.8 12.5 62 17.2 16.3 106 Pickfoot Creek 6650 10.3 9.4 110 18.7 13.5 139 Porcupine 6500 2.9 5.8 50 10.1 11.1 91 Spur Park 8100 16.7 19.0 88 15.9 16.3 98 Stringer Creek 6550 6.0 9.8 61 11.1 13.0 85 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 74 104 SUN, TETON AND MARIAS RIVER BASINS Badger Pass 6900 35.3 29.3 120 36.1 30.9 117 Dupuyer Creek 5750 10.0 8.4 119 15.0 12.2 123 Mount Lockhart 6400 21.5 18.0 119 29.8 23.4 127 Pike Creek 5930 8.5 -M * 38.2 28.3 135 Waldron 5600 12.9 10.4 124 20.9 15.4 136 Wood Creek 5960 9.1 8.4 108 18.1 14.2 127 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 119 127 MISSOURI MAINSTEM RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 35.3 29.3 120 36.1 30.9 117 Boulder Mountain 7950 16.5 19.0 87 23.9 19.2 124 Crystal Lake 6050 5.4 11.5 47 16.7 15.8 106 Daisy Peak 7600 7.0 9.6 73 10.0 10.4 96 Deadman Creek 6450 5.5 9.5 58 9.1 11.6 78 Dupuyer Creek 5750 10.0 8.4 119 15.0 12.2 123 Elk Peak 7600 17.1 -M * 12.2 -M * Frohner Meadow 6480 6.7 7.1 94 11.1 9.5 117 Mount Lockhart 6400 21.5 18.0 119 29.8 23.4 127 Nevada Ridge 7020 15.6 13.5 116 18.2 15.1 121 Onion Park 7410 7.8 12.5 62 17.2 16.3 106 Pickfoot Creek 6650 10.3 9.4 110 18.7 13.5 139 Pike Creek 5930 8.5 -M * 38.2 28.3 135 Porcupine 6500 2.9 5.8 50 10.1 11.1 91 Rocker Peak 8000 11.2 12.0 93 11.8 12.9 91 Rocky Boy 4700 .0 4.0 0 15.4 9.3 166 Spur Park 8100 16.7 19.0 88 15.9 16.3 98 Stringer Creek 6550 6.0 9.8 61 11.1 13.0 85 Tizer Basin 6880 5.5 9.2 60 9.4 9.8 96 Waldron 5600 12.9 10.4 124 20.9 15.4 136 Wood Creek 5960 9.1 8.4 108 18.1 14.2 127 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 91 116 ST. MARY AND MILK RIVER BASINS Flattop Mtn. 6300 48.4 41.2 117 59.7 44.1 135 Many Glacier 4900 15.8 12.5 126 40.9 28.7 143 Rocky Boy 4700 .0 4.0 0 15.4 9.3 166 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 111 141 UPPER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Beartooth Lake 9360 31.1 20.7 150 26.6 18.5 144 Box Canyon 6670 5.0 8.6 58 11.9 11.8 101 Brackett Creek 7320 18.4 18.4 100 26.6 23.5 113 Burnt Mtn 5880 .7 4.5 16 12.7 11.6 109 Canyon 7870 17.2 12.2 141 24.6 15.2 162 Cole Creek 7850 10.1 13.0 78 7.1 11.7 61 East Boulder Mine 6335 2.3 -M * 14.6 -M * Evening Star 9200 36.8 23.8 155 43.2 25.7 168 Fisher Creek 9100 42.2 29.4 144 45.5 30.0 152 Monument Peak 8850 22.2 18.3 121 28.0 20.3 138 Northeast Entrance 7350 9.6 9.8 98 19.8 11.5 172 Parker Peak 9400 32.3 18.5 175 32.6 16.5 198 Placer Basin 8830 15.0 16.1 93 19.4 17.6 110 Porcupine 6500 2.9 5.8 50 10.1 11.1 91 Sacajawea 6550 10.0 14.2 70 23.6 20.7 114 Shower Falls 8100 15.0 20.2 74 24.7 21.6 114 S Fork Shields 8100 11.9 15.0 79 20.9 18.8 111 Sylvan Lake 8420 22.6 18.9 120 35.5 21.0 169 Sylvan Road 7120 10.2 11.0 93 29.7 15.8 188 Thumb Divide 7980 22.8 15.1 151 26.9 17.5 154 Two Ocean Plateau 9240 -M 25.3 * -M 25.8 * White Mill 8700 34.1 21.3 160 34.8 22.3 156 Wolverine 7650 7.4 8.9 83 20.2 11.4 177 Younts Peak 8350 24.8 13.9 178 30.2 14.9 203 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 119 143 WIND RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Burroughs Creek 8750 23.4 -M * 26.4 -M * Castle Creek 8400 10.9 -M * 14.6 -M * Cold Springs 9630 13.5 7.1 190 16.0 9.2 174 Deer Park 9700 29.4 14.3 206 34.5 18.3 189 Hobbs Park 10100 24.6 13.0 189 22.9 12.1 189 Kirwin 9550 20.4 9.1 224 22.7 10.7 212 Little Warm 9370 16.7 10.1 165 22.3 12.0 186 Owl Creek 8975 7.8 5.1 153 10.2 5.5 185 South Pass 9040 28.0 14.6 192 25.2 16.3 155 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 6.3 6.7 94 13.5 8.2 165 Togwotee Pass 9580 32.0 21.5 149 36.5 22.9 159 Townsend Creek 8700 14.1 8.8 160 18.1 11.0 165 Younts Peak 8350 24.8 13.9 178 30.2 14.9 203 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 175 179 SHOSHONE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Blackwater 9780 36.3 21.7 167 40.2 19.2 209 Evening Star 9200 36.8 23.8 155 43.2 25.7 168 Marquette 8760 8.8 -M * 13.2 -M * Sylvan Lake 8420 22.6 18.9 120 35.5 21.0 169 Sylvan Road 7120 10.2 11.0 93 29.7 15.8 188 Younts Peak 8350 24.8 13.9 178 30.2 14.9 203 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 146 185 BIGHORN RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bald Mtn. 9380 18.2 17.8 102 15.7 15.9 99 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 4.4 5.1 86 7.3 7.7 95 Blackwater 9780 36.3 21.7 167 40.2 19.2 209 Bone Springs Div 9350 18.0 15.1 119 16.6 14.4 115 Evening Star 9200 36.8 23.8 155 43.2 25.7 168 Grave Springs 8550 6.3 8.6 73 6.8 9.7 70 Kirwin 9550 20.4 9.1 224 22.7 10.7 212 Marquette 8760 8.8 -M * 13.2 -M * Middle Powder 7760 6.8 10.8 63 6.7 10.8 62 Owl Creek 8975 7.8 5.1 153 10.2 5.5 185 Powder River Pass 9480 7.9 9.8 81 11.6 11.6 100 Shell Creek 9580 16.2 14.0 116 13.2 12.8 103 Sylvan Lake 8420 22.6 18.9 120 35.5 21.0 169 Sylvan Road 7120 10.2 11.0 93 29.7 15.8 188 Timber Creek 7950 5.3 4.5 118 8.5 6.8 125 Younts Peak 8350 24.8 13.9 178 30.2 14.9 203 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 128 147 TONGUE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Big Goose 7990 10.1 8.4 120 11.8 10.1 117 Bone Springs Div 9350 18.0 15.1 119 16.6 14.4 115 Burgess Junction 7880 9.5 10.9 87 10.5 11.4 92 Dome Lake 8880 14.5 11.2 129 14.5 12.5 116 Little Goose 8870 11.2 -M * 14.4 -M * Sucker Creek 8880 11.4 11.2 102 11.4 13.2 86 Tie Creek 6870 3.0 5.4 56 11.5 10.5 110 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 107 106 POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bear Trap Meadow 8200 4.4 5.1 86 7.3 7.7 95 Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 14.0 13.7 102 15.5 12.2 127 Grave Springs 8550 6.3 8.6 73 6.8 9.7 70 Hansen Sawmill 8360 9.5 6.2 153 11.9 7.9 151 Middle Powder 7760 6.8 10.8 63 6.7 10.8 62 Powder River Pass 9480 7.9 9.8 81 11.6 11.6 100 Soldier Park 8720 13.2 -M * 11.8 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 90 100 LOWER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Bald Mtn. 9380 18.2 17.8 102 15.7 15.9 99 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 4.4 5.1 86 7.3 7.7 95 Big Goose 7990 10.1 8.4 120 11.8 10.1 117 Blackwater 9780 36.3 21.7 167 40.2 19.2 209 Bone Springs Div 9350 18.0 15.1 119 16.6 14.4 115 Burgess Junction 7880 9.5 10.9 87 10.5 11.4 92 Burroughs Creek 8750 23.4 -M * 26.4 -M * Castle Creek 8400 10.9 -M * 14.6 -M * Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 14.0 13.7 102 15.5 12.2 127 Cold Springs 9630 13.5 7.1 190 16.0 9.2 174 Deer Park 9700 29.4 14.3 206 34.5 18.3 189 Dome Lake 8880 14.5 11.2 129 14.5 12.5 116 Evening Star 9200 36.8 23.8 155 43.2 25.7 168 Grave Springs 8550 6.3 8.6 73 6.8 9.7 70 Hansen Sawmill 8360 9.5 6.2 153 11.9 7.9 151 Hobbs Park 10100 24.6 13.0 189 22.9 12.1 189 Kirwin 9550 20.4 9.1 224 22.7 10.7 212 Little Goose 8870 11.2 -M * 14.4 -M * Little Warm 9370 16.7 10.1 165 22.3 12.0 186 Marquette 8760 8.8 -M * 13.2 -M * Middle Powder 7760 6.8 10.8 63 6.7 10.8 62 Owl Creek 8975 7.8 5.1 153 10.2 5.5 185 Powder River Pass 9480 7.9 9.8 81 11.6 11.6 100 Shell Creek 9580 16.2 14.0 116 13.2 12.8 103 Soldier Park 8720 13.2 -M * 11.8 -M * South Pass 9040 28.0 14.6 192 25.2 16.3 155 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 6.3 6.7 94 13.5 8.2 165 Sucker Creek 8880 11.4 11.2 102 11.4 13.2 86 Sylvan Lake 8420 22.6 18.9 120 35.5 21.0 169 Sylvan Road 7120 10.2 11.0 93 29.7 15.8 188 Tie Creek 6870 3.0 5.4 56 11.5 10.5 110 Timber Creek 7950 5.3 4.5 118 8.5 6.8 125 Togwotee Pass 9580 32.0 21.5 149 36.5 22.9 159 Townsend Creek 8700 14.1 8.8 160 18.1 11.0 165 Younts Peak 8350 24.8 13.9 178 30.2 14.9 203 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 136 147 BONE SPRINGS DIV 9350 13.9 18.1 77 14.0 16.6 84 BURGESS JUNCTION 7880 9.6 12.9 74 9.6 12.9 74 DOME LAKE 8880 11.7 14.8 79 10.8 14.8 73 SUCKER CREEK 8880 9.2 13.3 69 10.8 14.8 73 TIE CREEK 6870 6.2 -M * 8.8 12.4 71 ----- ----- Basin wide percent of average 75 76
POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) BEAR TRAP MEADOW 7900 5.3 6.7 79 7.3 9.4 78 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR 9860 11.5 16.9 68 10.8 15.2 71 GRAVE SPRINGS 8550 7.6 10.7 71 7.6 11.0 69 HANSEN SAWMILL 8760 5.9 7.6 78 7.3 9.1 80 MIDDLE POWDER 7760 9.6 13.7 70 8.3 13.3 62 POWDER RIVER PASS 9480 8.4 11.5 73 10.7 13.1 82 ----- ----- Basin wide percent of average 72 73 LOWER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN BALD MTN. 9375 17.7 22.4 79 16.0 19.1 84 BEAR TRAP MEADOW 7900 5.3 6.7 79 7.3 9.4 78 BIG GOOSE 7990 7.6 -M * 8.7 -M * BLACKWATER 9780 17.3 24.8 70 16.1 19.4 83 BONE SPRINGS DIV 9350 13.9 18.1 77 14.0 16.6 84 BURGESS JUNCTION 7880 9.6 12.9 74 9.6 12.9 74 BURROUGHS CREEK 8750 9.7 15.2 64 10.8 18.0 60