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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 SATURDAY: JANUARY 20 , 2018

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- MONTANA KOOTENAI RIVER BASIN Banfield Mountain 5600 9.7 10.1 96 15.9 14.9 107 Bear Mountain 5400 27.6 30.4 91 40.6 42.4 96 Garver Creek 4250 8.3 6.0 138 14.1 11.5 123 Grave Creek 4300 10.7 9.4 114 19.2 19.8 97 Hand Creek 5035 6.8 6.6 103 9.5 9.9 96 Hawkins Lake 6450 14.4 13.1 110 23.2 17.9 130 Poorman Creek 5100 21.7 20.0 108 34.9 33.2 105 Stahl Peak 6030 21.4 20.2 106 23.4 22.8 103 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 104 105 FLATHEAD RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 -M 17.0 * -M 19.4 * Bisson Creek 4920 -M 5.3 * -M 9.8 * Blacktail Mtn 5650 -M -M * -M -M * Emery Creek 4350 10.0 8.1 123 18.3 14.8 124 Flattop Mtn. 6300 22.6 25.3 89 33.4 28.7 116 Grave Creek 4300 10.7 9.4 114 19.2 19.8 97 Hand Creek 5035 6.8 6.6 103 9.5 9.9 96 Kraft Creek 4750 11.1 -M * 21.6 16.0 135 Many Glacier 4900 8.6 8.2 105 20.2 19.5 104 Moss Peak 6780 29.0 19.4 149 29.7 21.5 138 Noisy Basin 6040 31.6 22.1 143 31.0 25.5 122 North Fork Jocko 6330 28.2 22.6 125 38.8 29.7 131 Pike Creek 5930 6.0 -M * 23.1 18.1 128 Sleeping Woman 6150 9.6 8.4 114 16.4 12.4 132 Stahl Peak 6030 21.4 20.2 106 23.4 22.8 103 Stuart Mountain 7400 23.1 17.8 130 23.5 19.1 123 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 120 120 UPPER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Barker Lakes 8250 11.7 7.1 165 8.2 9.1 90 Basin Creek 7180 7.0 4.1 171 4.2 5.4 78 Black Pine 7210 7.0 5.6 125 9.7 7.7 126 Combination 5600 3.3 2.7 122 6.6 5.6 118 Copper Bottom 5200 6.4 -M * 13.0 9.7 134 Copper Camp 6950 19.5 -M * 19.6 19.2 102 Lubrecht Flume 4680 6.2 3.2 194 10.1 6.3 160 Nevada Ridge 7020 12.2 7.4 165 -M 9.8 * N Fk Elk Creek 6250 9.2 5.7 161 11.0 8.0 138 North Fork Jocko 6330 28.2 22.6 125 38.8 29.7 131 Peterson Meadows 7200 8.4 4.9 171 8.7 6.4 136 Rocker Peak 8000 11.7 7.4 158 10.5 7.8 135 Skalkaho Summit 7250 13.7 12.4 110 13.8 13.4 103 Stuart Mountain 7400 23.1 17.8 130 23.5 19.1 123 Warm Springs 7800 18.5 11.0 168 16.3 13.1 124 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 143 121 BITTERROOT RIVER BASIN Daly Creek 5780 7.4 5.8 128 8.6 8.3 104 Lolo Pass 5240 16.0 16.1 99 22.0 20.3 108 Nez Perce Camp 5650 8.4 7.5 112 14.9 12.2 122 Saddle Mtn. 7940 17.9 14.1 127 11.7 13.5 87 Skalkaho Summit 7250 13.7 12.4 110 13.8 13.4 103 Twelvemile Creek 5600 10.6 9.4 113 20.0 19.3 104 Twin Lakes 6400 25.8 22.4 115 32.1 26.9 119 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 114 108 LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Hoodoo Basin 6050 23.7 22.0 108 30.0 27.9 108 Humboldt Gulch 4250 9.2 8.1 114 25.3 22.5 112 Lolo Pass 5240 16.0 16.1 99 22.0 20.3 108 Lookout 5190 13.6 17.0 80 25.9 24.2 107 Poorman Creek 5100 21.7 20.0 108 34.9 33.2 105 Sleeping Woman 6150 9.6 8.4 114 16.4 12.4 132 Stuart Mountain 7400 23.1 17.8 130 23.5 19.1 123 Sunset 5540 13.9 12.6 110 22.8 22.1 103 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 107 111 JEFFERSON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 14.3 9.8 146 11.7 11.3 104 Barker Lakes 8250 11.7 7.1 165 8.2 9.1 90 Basin Creek 7180 7.0 4.1 171 4.2 5.4 78 Beagle Springs 8850 6.5 4.8 135 3.4 5.9 58 Bloody Dick 7600 9.1 6.9 132 10.5 8.8 119 Calvert Creek 6430 6.4 5.0 128 6.0 6.7 90 Clover Meadow 8600 12.3 9.3 132 10.5 9.8 107 Darkhorse Lake 8945 22.2 15.8 141 17.0 16.2 105 Divide 7800 5.3 5.6 95 6.1 6.6 92 Frohner Meadow 6480 7.1 4.0 178 6.8 6.0 113 Lakeview Ridge 7400 3.8 5.8 66 6.4 8.6 74 Lemhi Ridge 8100 5.9 5.8 102 7.9 7.5 105 Lower Twin 7900 12.9 9.8 132 12.0 11.9 101 Moose Creek 6200 10.5 9.8 107 13.9 12.1 115 Mule Creek 8300 12.2 7.9 154 11.5 9.6 120 Rocker Peak 8000 11.7 7.4 158 10.5 7.8 135 Saddle Mtn. 7940 17.9 14.1 127 11.7 13.5 87 Short Creek 7000 3.4 3.1 110 4.9 4.6 107 White Elephant 7710 14.7 14.3 103 15.2 17.1 89 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 130 100 MADISON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 14.3 9.8 146 11.7 11.3 104 Beaver Creek 7850 10.6 9.9 107 13.4 11.8 114 Black Bear 8170 24.6 21.6 114 23.8 22.1 108 Carrot Basin 9000 18.1 15.0 121 17.0 15.1 113 Clover Meadow 8600 12.3 9.3 132 10.5 9.8 107 Lone Mountain 8880 13.3 9.6 139 13.0 10.4 125 Lower Twin 7900 12.9 9.8 132 12.0 11.9 101 Madison Plateau 7750 15.0 13.1 115 16.1 15.5 104 Tepee Creek 8000 5.7 7.8 73 5.4 8.7 62 West Yellowstone 6700 7.7 6.5 118 -M 8.6 * Whiskey Creek 6800 9.0 8.7 103 10.8 12.0 90 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 118 104 GALLATIN RIVER BASIN Beaver Creek 7850 10.6 9.9 107 13.4 11.8 114 Brackett Creek 7320 17.3 10.0 173 19.5 14.8 132 Carrot Basin 9000 18.1 15.0 121 17.0 15.1 113 Lick Creek 6860 7.7 5.5 140 9.6 7.9 122 Lone Mountain 8880 13.3 9.6 139 13.0 10.4 125 Sacajawea 6550 10.5 7.5 140 17.3 13.3 130 Shower Falls 8100 17.6 11.2 157 17.3 13.2 131 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 138 124 MISSOURI HEADWATERS Albro Lake 8300 14.3 9.8 146 11.7 11.3 104 Barker Lakes 8250 11.7 7.1 165 8.2 9.1 90 Basin Creek 7180 7.0 4.1 171 4.2 5.4 78 Beagle Springs 8850 6.5 4.8 135 3.4 5.9 58 Beaver Creek 7850 10.6 9.9 107 13.4 11.8 114 Black Bear 8170 24.6 21.6 114 23.8 22.1 108 Bloody Dick 7600 9.1 6.9 132 10.5 8.8 119 Brackett Creek 7320 17.3 10.0 173 19.5 14.8 132 Calvert Creek 6430 6.4 5.0 128 6.0 6.7 90 Carrot Basin 9000 18.1 15.0 121 17.0 15.1 113 Clover Meadow 8600 12.3 9.3 132 10.5 9.8 107 Darkhorse Lake 8945 22.2 15.8 141 17.0 16.2 105 Divide 7800 5.3 5.6 95 6.1 6.6 92 Frohner Meadow 6480 7.1 4.0 178 6.8 6.0 113 Lakeview Ridge 7400 3.8 5.8 66 6.4 8.6 74 Lemhi Ridge 8100 5.9 5.8 102 7.9 7.5 105 Lick Creek 6860 7.7 5.5 140 9.6 7.9 122 Lone Mountain 8880 13.3 9.6 139 13.0 10.4 125 Lower Twin 7900 12.9 9.8 132 12.0 11.9 101 Madison Plateau 7750 15.0 13.1 115 16.1 15.5 104 Moose Creek 6200 10.5 9.8 107 13.9 12.1 115 Mule Creek 8300 12.2 7.9 154 11.5 9.6 120 Rocker Peak 8000 11.7 7.4 158 10.5 7.8 135 Sacajawea 6550 10.5 7.5 140 17.3 13.3 130 Saddle Mtn. 7940 17.9 14.1 127 11.7 13.5 87 Short Creek 7000 3.4 3.1 110 4.9 4.6 107 Shower Falls 8100 17.6 11.2 157 17.3 13.2 131 Tepee Creek 8000 5.7 7.8 73 5.4 8.7 62 West Yellowstone 6700 7.7 6.5 118 -M 8.6 * Whiskey Creek 6800 9.0 8.7 103 10.8 12.0 90 White Elephant 7710 14.7 14.3 103 15.2 17.1 89 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 127 106 HEADWATERS MISSOURI MAINSTEM Boulder Mountain 7950 16.0 11.3 142 16.2 11.9 136 Frohner Meadow 6480 7.1 4.0 178 6.8 6.0 113 Nevada Ridge 7020 12.2 7.4 165 -M 9.8 * Rocker Peak 8000 11.7 7.4 158 10.5 7.8 135 Tizer Basin 6880 6.2 5.4 115 6.9 6.2 111 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 150 127 SMITH, JUDITH, AND MUSSELSHELL RIVER BASINS Boulder Mountain 7950 16.0 11.3 142 16.2 11.9 136 Crystal Lake 6050 8.0 6.6 121 10.8 9.8 110 Daisy Peak 7600 7.8 5.3 147 8.4 6.4 131 Deadman Creek 6450 6.7 5.4 124 6.0 7.0 86 Elk Peak 7600 18.2 -M * 9.6 -M * Onion Park 7410 7.6 7.1 107 10.3 10.6 97 Pickfoot Creek 6650 7.5 5.6 134 10.4 8.6 121 Porcupine 6500 7.0 3.2 219 10.3 6.8 151 Spur Park 8100 14.3 11.3 127 8.4 9.8 86 Stringer Creek 6550 6.9 5.7 121 9.1 8.1 112 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 133 114 SUN, TETON AND MARIAS RIVER BASINS Badger Pass 6900 -M 17.0 * -M 19.4 * Dupuyer Creek 5750 4.0 4.5 89 7.5 7.8 96 Mount Lockhart 6400 12.5 10.8 116 15.7 14.8 106 Pike Creek 5930 6.0 -M * 23.1 18.1 128 Waldron 5600 6.6 5.8 114 12.6 9.9 127 Wood Creek 5960 5.6 5.0 112 11.5 9.2 125 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 110 118 MISSOURI MAINSTEM RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 -M 17.0 * -M 19.4 * Boulder Mountain 7950 16.0 11.3 142 16.2 11.9 136 Crystal Lake 6050 8.0 6.6 121 10.8 9.8 110 Daisy Peak 7600 7.8 5.3 147 8.4 6.4 131 Deadman Creek 6450 6.7 5.4 124 6.0 7.0 86 Dupuyer Creek 5750 4.0 4.5 89 7.5 7.8 96 Elk Peak 7600 18.2 -M * 9.6 -M * Frohner Meadow 6480 7.1 4.0 178 6.8 6.0 113 Mount Lockhart 6400 12.5 10.8 116 15.7 14.8 106 Nevada Ridge 7020 12.2 7.4 165 -M 9.8 * Onion Park 7410 7.6 7.1 107 10.3 10.6 97 Pickfoot Creek 6650 7.5 5.6 134 10.4 8.6 121 Pike Creek 5930 6.0 -M * 23.1 18.1 128 Porcupine 6500 7.0 3.2 219 10.3 6.8 151 Rocker Peak 8000 11.7 7.4 158 10.5 7.8 135 Rocky Boy 4700 3.4 2.7 126 11.0 6.1 180 Spur Park 8100 14.3 11.3 127 8.4 9.8 86 Stringer Creek 6550 6.9 5.7 121 9.1 8.1 112 Tizer Basin 6880 6.2 5.4 115 6.9 6.2 111 Waldron 5600 6.6 5.8 114 12.6 9.9 127 Wood Creek 5960 5.6 5.0 112 11.5 9.2 125 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 132 119 ST. MARY AND MILK RIVER BASINS Flattop Mtn. 6300 22.6 25.3 89 33.4 28.7 116 Many Glacier 4900 8.6 8.2 105 20.2 19.5 104 Rocky Boy 4700 3.4 2.7 126 11.0 6.1 180 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 96 119 UPPER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Beartooth Lake 9360 22.9 12.7 180 21.2 11.5 184 Box Canyon 6670 7.6 5.1 149 8.4 7.6 111 Brackett Creek 7320 17.3 10.0 173 19.5 14.8 132 Burnt Mtn 5880 3.7 2.3 161 8.7 7.4 118 Canyon 7870 -M 7.5 * -M 9.6 * Cole Creek 7850 9.1 7.5 121 5.9 7.2 82 East Boulder Mine 6335 4.9 -M * 10.2 -M * Evening Star 9200 24.0 14.3 168 25.3 16.3 155 Fisher Creek 9100 30.8 19.0 162 26.4 18.6 142 Monument Peak 8850 18.9 10.9 173 17.1 12.8 134 Northeast Entrance 7350 6.9 5.6 123 10.3 7.5 137 Parker Peak 9400 20.7 11.9 174 17.9 10.4 172 Placer Basin 8830 15.2 9.8 155 16.2 11.0 147 Porcupine 6500 7.0 3.2 219 10.3 6.8 151 Sacajawea 6550 10.5 7.5 140 17.3 13.3 130 Shower Falls 8100 17.6 11.2 157 17.3 13.2 131 S Fork Shields 8100 11.9 8.1 147 17.5 11.4 154 Sylvan Lake 8420 14.7 11.5 128 16.2 13.5 120 Sylvan Road 7120 8.1 7.1 114 12.9 10.9 118 Thumb Divide 7980 11.1 8.3 134 12.0 10.9 110 Two Ocean Plateau 9240 23.6 15.7 150 17.6 15.7 112 White Mill 8700 23.7 13.3 178 17.3 13.9 124 Wolverine 7650 10.7 6.2 173 13.1 7.5 175 Younts Peak 8350 -M 8.7 * -M 9.6 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 157 136 WIND RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Burroughs Creek 8750 9.1 -M * 11.1 -M * Castle Creek 8400 5.2 -M * 6.5 -M * Cold Springs 9630 5.6 4.2 133 6.2 5.8 107 Deer Park 9700 7.4 7.7 96 9.0 11.3 80 Hobbs Park 10100 10.7 7.4 145 9.0 7.2 125 Kirwin 9550 12.0 5.3 226 10.7 6.7 160 Little Warm 9370 10.1 5.8 174 10.2 7.4 138 Owl Creek 8975 2.6 3.0 87 4.2 3.3 127 South Pass 9040 7.0 8.0 88 5.1 10.0 51 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 2.5 3.6 69 5.6 5.0 112 Togwotee Pass 9580 18.5 13.2 140 18.8 14.4 131 Townsend Creek 8700 4.4 4.5 98 5.9 6.6 89 Younts Peak 8350 -M 8.7 * -M 9.6 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 129 109 SHOSHONE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Blackwater 9780 21.8 13.1 166 19.2 12.1 159 Evening Star 9200 24.0 14.3 168 25.3 16.3 155 Marquette 8760 3.6 -M * 6.7 -M * Sylvan Lake 8420 14.7 11.5 128 16.2 13.5 120 Sylvan Road 7120 8.1 7.1 114 12.9 10.9 118 Younts Peak 8350 -M 8.7 * -M 9.6 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 149 139 BIGHORN RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bald Mtn. 9380 11.8 10.0 118 8.1 9.8 83 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 4.6 3.0 153 5.4 4.8 112 Blackwater 9780 21.8 13.1 166 19.2 12.1 159 Bone Springs Div 9350 9.8 9.0 109 7.6 8.7 87 Evening Star 9200 24.0 14.3 168 25.3 16.3 155 Grave Springs 8550 3.8 4.5 84 3.3 6.0 55 Kirwin 9550 12.0 5.3 226 10.7 6.7 160 Marquette 8760 3.6 -M * 6.7 -M * Middle Powder 7760 5.0 6.1 82 3.8 6.9 55 Owl Creek 8975 2.6 3.0 87 4.2 3.3 127 Powder River Pass 9480 8.7 5.9 147 7.6 7.2 106 Shell Creek 9580 11.8 8.6 137 8.3 8.0 104 Sylvan Lake 8420 14.7 11.5 128 16.2 13.5 120 Sylvan Road 7120 8.1 7.1 114 12.9 10.9 118 Timber Creek 7950 2.2 2.8 79 1.6 4.3 37 Younts Peak 8350 -M 8.7 * -M 9.6 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 135 113 TONGUE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Big Goose 7990 3.7 4.4 84 4.3 6.0 72 Bone Springs Div 9350 9.8 9.0 109 7.6 8.7 87 Burgess Junction 7880 4.6 6.1 75 4.4 6.9 64 Dome Lake 8880 6.2 6.4 97 5.9 7.7 77 Little Goose 8870 4.5 -M * 6.5 -M * Sucker Creek 8880 5.1 6.5 78 -M 8.0 * Tie Creek 6870 1.9 3.0 63 5.0 6.6 76 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 88 76 POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bear Trap Meadow 8200 4.6 3.0 153 5.4 4.8 112 Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 8.3 7.6 109 7.8 7.3 107 Grave Springs 8550 3.8 4.5 84 3.3 6.0 55 Hansen Sawmill 8360 3.9 3.6 108 5.2 4.6 113 Middle Powder 7760 5.0 6.1 82 3.8 6.9 55 Powder River Pass 9480 8.7 5.9 147 7.6 7.2 106 Soldier Park 8720 2.8 -M * 5.6 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 112 90 LOWER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Bald Mtn. 9380 11.8 10.0 118 8.1 9.8 83 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 4.6 3.0 153 5.4 4.8 112 Big Goose 7990 3.7 4.4 84 4.3 6.0 72 Blackwater 9780 21.8 13.1 166 19.2 12.1 159 Bone Springs Div 9350 9.8 9.0 109 7.6 8.7 87 Burgess Junction 7880 4.6 6.1 75 4.4 6.9 64 Burroughs Creek 8750 9.1 -M * 11.1 -M * Castle Creek 8400 5.2 -M * 6.5 -M * Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 8.3 7.6 109 7.8 7.3 107 Cold Springs 9630 5.6 4.2 133 6.2 5.8 107 Deer Park 9700 7.4 7.7 96 9.0 11.3 80 Dome Lake 8880 6.2 6.4 97 5.9 7.7 77 Evening Star 9200 24.0 14.3 168 25.3 16.3 155 Grave Springs 8550 3.8 4.5 84 3.3 6.0 55 Hansen Sawmill 8360 3.9 3.6 108 5.2 4.6 113 Hobbs Park 10100 10.7 7.4 145 9.0 7.2 125 Kirwin 9550 12.0 5.3 226 10.7 6.7 160 Little Goose 8870 4.5 -M * 6.5 -M * Little Warm 9370 10.1 5.8 174 10.2 7.4 138 Marquette 8760 3.6 -M * 6.7 -M * Middle Powder 7760 5.0 6.1 82 3.8 6.9 55 Owl Creek 8975 2.6 3.0 87 4.2 3.3 127 Powder River Pass 9480 8.7 5.9 147 7.6 7.2 106 Shell Creek 9580 11.8 8.6 137 8.3 8.0 104 Soldier Park 8720 2.8 -M * 5.6 -M * South Pass 9040 7.0 8.0 88 5.1 10.0 51 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 2.5 3.6 69 5.6 5.0 112 Sucker Creek 8880 5.1 6.5 78 -M 8.0 * Sylvan Lake 8420 14.7 11.5 128 16.2 13.5 120 Sylvan Road 7120 8.1 7.1 114 12.9 10.9 118 Tie Creek 6870 1.9 3.0 63 5.0 6.6 76 Timber Creek 7950 2.2 2.8 79 1.6 4.3 37 Togwotee Pass 9580 18.5 13.2 140 18.8 14.4 131 Townsend Creek 8700 4.4 4.5 98 5.9 6.6 89 Younts Peak 8350 -M 8.7 * -M 9.6 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 123 105 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