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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 4 , 2020

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- MONTANA KOOTENAI RIVER BASIN Banfield Mountain 5600 3.6 4.1 88 9.4 7.9 119 Bear Mountain 5400 8.2 11.5 71 19.0 24.2 79 Garver Creek 4250 2.8 3.0 93 7.9 6.4 123 Grave Creek 4300 3.0 3.2 94 13.0 11.6 112 Hand Creek 5035 2.5 2.4 104 7.4 5.3 140 Hawkins Lake 6450 4.6 6.1 75 12.2 10.2 120 Poorman Creek 5100 6.6 7.1 93 22.0 18.3 120 Stahl Peak 6030 8.6 9.7 89 15.5 12.8 121 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 85 110 FLATHEAD RIVER BASIN Ashley Divide 4820 -M -M * 6.2 -M * Badger Pass 6900 13.0 7.4 176 16.6 10.6 157 Bassoo Peak 5150 -M -M * 8.8 -M * Bisson Creek 4920 1.7 1.9 89 7.2 5.5 131 Blacktail Mtn 5650 2.5 -M * 6.2 -M * Emery Creek 4350 3.3 2.9 114 12.2 8.1 151 Flattop Mtn. 6300 13.0 11.2 116 20.5 14.9 138 Grave Creek 4300 3.0 3.2 94 13.0 11.6 112 Hand Creek 5035 2.5 2.4 104 7.4 5.3 140 Kraft Creek 4750 2.3 -M * 11.9 8.6 138 Moss Peak 6780 11.3 9.5 119 14.4 11.8 122 Noisy Basin 6040 9.4 8.9 106 13.2 12.7 104 North Fork Jocko 6330 10.0 9.7 103 18.2 15.9 114 Pike Creek 5930 .8 -M * 14.7 9.9 148 Sleeping Woman 6150 2.5 3.2 78 9.9 7.0 141 Stahl Peak 6030 8.6 9.7 89 15.5 12.8 121 Stuart Mountain 7400 7.6 7.5 101 10.0 9.3 108 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 111 128 UPPER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Barker Lakes 8250 4.5 4.4 102 6.1 5.7 107 Basin Creek 7180 1.5 2.5 60 1.2 3.5 34 Black Pine 7210 2.0 2.2 91 4.1 4.3 95 Combination 5600 1.1 1.0 110 4.6 3.3 139 Copper Bottom 5200 2.4 -M * 8.4 5.0 168 Copper Camp 6950 8.3 -M * 12.8 10.1 127 Lubrecht Flume 4680 1.3 1.1 118 6.1 3.7 165 Nevada Ridge 7020 4.7 3.2 147 6.6 5.5 120 N Fk Elk Creek 6250 2.1 2.3 91 7.2 4.5 160 North Fork Jocko 6330 10.0 9.7 103 18.2 15.9 114 Peterson Meadows 7200 2.3 2.4 96 3.6 3.9 92 Skalkaho Summit 7250 4.7 5.4 87 9.9 7.0 141 Stuart Mountain 7400 7.6 7.5 101 10.0 9.3 108 Warm Springs 7800 7.0 6.0 117 7.5 7.3 103 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 102 119 BITTERROOT RIVER BASIN Daly Creek 5780 2.3 2.4 96 6.8 4.7 145 Lolo Pass 5240 4.5 6.1 74 12.6 10.9 116 Moose Creek 6200 3.3 3.6 92 7.5 6.0 125 Nez Perce Camp 5650 2.8 2.8 100 7.3 6.7 109 Saddle Mtn. 7940 5.8 5.8 100 6.8 6.7 101 Skalkaho Summit 7250 4.7 5.4 87 9.9 7.0 141 Twelvemile Creek 5600 3.6 2.9 124 14.0 10.4 135 Twin Lakes 6400 6.3 8.8 72 16.8 14.2 118 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 88 123 LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Bear Mountain 5400 8.2 11.5 71 19.0 24.2 79 Hoodoo Basin 6050 9.0 9.9 91 16.3 15.0 109 Humboldt Gulch 4250 3.5 2.6 135 14.0 12.7 110 Lookout 5190 4.7 5.5 85 14.2 12.7 112 Mosquito Ridge 5260 5.2 7.4 70 11.5 14.9 77 Poorman Creek 5100 6.6 7.1 93 22.0 18.3 120 Sleeping Woman 6150 2.5 3.2 78 9.9 7.0 141 Stuart Mountain 7400 7.6 7.5 101 10.0 9.3 108 Sunset 5540 3.3 4.1 80 11.9 12.2 98 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 86 102 JEFFERSON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 5.0 5.3 94 6.5 6.9 94 Barker Lakes 8250 4.5 4.4 102 6.1 5.7 107 Basin Creek 7180 1.5 2.5 60 1.2 3.5 34 Beagle Springs 8850 1.6 2.4 67 -M 3.8 * Bloody Dick 7600 2.1 3.2 66 4.7 5.1 92 Calvert Creek 6430 1.4 1.5 93 4.9 3.5 140 Clover Meadow 8600 3.1 5.6 55 4.8 5.9 81 Darkhorse Lake 8945 6.0 8.0 75 5.8 8.8 66 Divide 7800 1.3 2.7 48 2.9 3.9 74 Frohner Meadow 6480 2.3 1.7 135 6.8 3.7 184 JL Meadow 8800 3.1 -M * 3.6 -M * Lakeview Ridge 7400 .9 2.6 35 2.7 5.0 54 Lemhi Ridge 8100 1.8 3.0 60 2.4 4.4 55 Lower Twin 7900 4.2 5.5 76 6.9 7.1 97 Moose Creek 6200 3.3 3.6 92 7.5 6.0 125 Mule Creek 8300 4.4 4.2 105 5.9 5.5 107 Rocker Peak 8000 5.1 4.1 124 5.4 4.6 117 Saddle Mtn. 7940 5.8 5.8 100 6.8 6.7 101 Short Creek 7000 1.3 1.5 87 1.8 3.0 60 White Elephant 7710 4.6 5.8 79 5.4 8.8 61 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 82 90 MADISON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 5.0 5.3 94 6.5 6.9 94 Beaver Creek 7850 2.2 4.6 48 4.9 6.3 78 Black Bear 8170 7.4 9.5 78 8.7 11.5 76 Canyon 7870 2.6 3.1 84 3.9 5.2 75 Carrot Basin 9000 6.3 7.8 81 7.5 8.1 93 Clover Meadow 8600 3.1 5.6 55 4.8 5.9 81 Lone Mountain 8880 3.8 5.0 76 4.8 6.1 79 Lower Twin 7900 4.2 5.5 76 6.9 7.1 97 Madison Plateau 7750 4.7 5.6 84 6.5 7.9 82 Tepee Creek 8000 2.0 3.7 54 3.1 5.0 62 West Yellowstone 6700 2.4 2.2 109 4.6 4.6 100 Whiskey Creek 6800 2.7 3.6 75 5.1 6.5 78 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 75 83 GALLATIN RIVER BASIN Beaver Creek 7850 2.2 4.6 48 4.9 6.3 78 Brackett Creek 7320 4.6 4.0 115 9.1 8.6 106 Carrot Basin 9000 6.3 7.8 81 7.5 8.1 93 Lick Creek 6860 1.4 2.9 48 4.6 4.8 96 Lone Mountain 8880 3.8 5.0 76 4.8 6.1 79 Sacajawea 6550 1.9 3.3 58 8.5 8.0 106 Shower Falls 8100 6.7 6.4 105 9.0 7.8 115 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 79 97 HELENA VALLEY Boulder Mountain 7950 6.5 5.6 116 6.4 6.6 97 Frohner Meadow 6480 2.3 1.7 135 6.8 3.7 184 Nevada Ridge 7020 4.7 3.2 147 6.6 5.5 120 Tizer Basin 6880 1.8 3.0 60 6.0 4.0 150 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 113 130 SMITH, JUDITH, AND MUSSELSHELL RIVER BASINS Boulder Mountain 7950 6.5 5.6 116 6.4 6.6 97 Crystal Lake 6050 3.7 2.8 132 6.7 5.8 116 Daisy Peak 7600 3.5 2.3 152 4.4 3.8 116 Deadman Creek 6450 3.0 2.1 143 4.1 3.9 105 Elk Peak 7600 4.7 -M * 3.0 -M * Onion Park 7410 3.1 3.4 91 5.4 6.2 87 Pickfoot Creek 6650 2.2 2.5 88 6.9 5.3 130 Spur Park 8100 7.2 5.7 126 4.8 5.3 91 Stringer Creek 6550 3.2 2.3 139 5.4 4.7 115 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 121 106 SUN, TETON AND MARIAS RIVER BASINS Badger Pass 6900 13.0 7.4 176 16.6 10.6 157 Dupuyer Creek 5750 2.2 1.3 169 7.7 4.8 160 Mount Lockhart 6400 7.6 4.7 162 12.9 8.2 157 Pike Creek 5930 .8 -M * 14.7 9.9 148 Waldron 5600 2.5 2.4 104 8.3 5.7 146 Wood Creek 5960 1.8 1.8 100 8.8 5.4 163 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 154 155 ST. MARYS RIVER BASIN Flattop Mtn. 6300 13.0 11.2 116 20.5 14.9 138 Many Glacier 4900 2.4 2.6 92 12.8 11.7 109 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 112 125 MILK RIVER BASIN Rocky Boy 4700 2.6 .8 325 6.9 3.5 197 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 325 197 UPPER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Beartooth Lake 9360 9.5 6.5 146 9.6 6.0 160 Box Canyon 6670 1.8 1.9 95 7.6 4.4 173 Brackett Creek 7320 4.6 4.0 115 9.1 8.6 106 Burnt Mtn 5880 .7 1.3 54 6.4 5.4 119 Canyon 7870 2.6 3.1 84 3.9 5.2 75 Cole Creek 7850 4.9 4.5 109 5.0 5.2 96 East Boulder Mine 6335 .7 -M * 6.4 -M * Evening Star 9200 10.5 7.6 138 12.2 9.0 136 Fisher Creek 9100 12.6 9.2 137 15.3 9.9 155 Monument Peak 8850 8.1 5.7 142 10.3 6.9 149 Northeast Entrance 7350 1.6 1.9 84 7.4 4.3 172 Parker Peak 9400 7.7 6.5 118 8.5 6.0 142 Placer Basin 8830 6.9 5.5 125 8.0 6.7 119 Porcupine 6500 .3 1.2 25 5.2 4.1 127 Sacajawea 6550 1.9 3.3 58 8.5 8.0 106 Shower Falls 8100 6.7 6.4 105 9.0 7.8 115 S Fork Shields 8100 2.8 4.3 65 8.3 6.8 122 Sylvan Lake 8420 5.3 5.6 95 8.0 7.8 103 Thumb Divide 7980 4.0 3.4 118 5.3 5.8 91 Two Ocean Plateau 9240 8.7 9.0 97 5.3 8.7 61 White Mill 8700 11.1 6.5 171 11.6 7.6 153 Wolverine 7650 2.4 2.4 100 8.6 4.4 195 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 115 125 BIGHORN RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bald Mtn. 9380 5.6 6.0 93 6.3 5.5 115 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 1.1 1.6 69 3.1 3.3 94 Blackwater 9780 8.5 7.3 116 8.6 7.0 123 Bone Springs Div 9350 5.0 5.3 94 4.5 5.1 88 Burroughs Creek 8750 2.9 -M * 6.5 -M * Castle Creek 8400 2.2 -M * 3.6 -M * Cold Springs 9630 1.6 2.5 64 2.9 3.8 76 Deer Park 9700 3.8 4.3 88 4.9 5.9 83 Evening Star 9200 10.5 7.6 138 12.2 9.0 136 Grave Springs 8550 -M 2.0 * 1.6 3.8 42 Hobbs Park 10100 2.2 4.7 47 2.9 4.6 63 Kirwin 9550 4.0 3.5 114 5.1 4.2 121 Little Warm 9370 3.4 3.1 110 5.0 4.5 111 Marquette 8760 1.5 -M * 2.3 -M * Middle Powder 7760 .6 3.2 19 2.4 4.6 52 Owl Creek 8975 1.4 1.7 82 1.5 2.2 68 Powder River Pass 9480 3.6 3.2 112 3.2 4.3 74 Shell Creek 9580 5.0 5.1 98 2.7 4.8 56 South Pass 9040 3.4 4.1 83 4.1 5.6 73 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 .3 2.2 14 1.5 3.3 45 Sylvan Lake 8420 5.3 5.6 95 8.0 7.8 103 Sylvan Road 7120 3.2 3.0 107 -M 6.3 * Timber Creek 7950 1.0 1.7 59 1.6 3.3 48 Togwotee Pass 9580 7.4 7.7 96 8.8 7.7 114 Townsend Creek 8700 1.5 2.6 58 2.9 4.4 66 Younts Peak 8350 4.8 4.5 107 7.3 5.4 135 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 92 92 TONGUE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Big Goose 7990 2.1 2.6 81 4.7 4.1 115 Bone Springs Div 9350 5.0 5.3 94 4.5 5.1 88 Burgess Junction 7880 3.0 3.3 91 5.3 4.4 120 Dome Lake 8880 3.2 3.9 82 5.5 5.1 108 Little Goose 8870 2.7 -M * 4.9 -M * Sucker Creek 8880 4.1 3.4 121 6.1 4.9 124 Tie Creek 6870 -M .9 * -M 4.3 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 94 111 POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bear Trap Meadow 8200 1.1 1.6 69 3.1 3.3 94 Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 3.8 4.0 95 4.8 4.9 98 Grave Springs 8550 -M 2.0 * 1.6 3.8 42 Hansen Sawmill 8360 2.1 1.7 124 2.8 3.2 88 Middle Powder 7760 .6 3.2 19 2.4 4.6 52 Powder River Pass 9480 3.6 3.2 112 3.2 4.3 74 Soldier Park 8720 .7 -M * 3.3 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 82 74 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