Snow Precipitation Update

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: AUGUST 29 , 2014

- BASIN ELEV. SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT TOTAL PRECIPITATION Data Site Name (Ft) % % Current Median Median Current Average Avg
- MONTANA KOOTENAI RIVER BASIN BANFIELD MOUNTAIN 5600 .0 .0 * 35.0 35.3 99 BEAR MOUNTAIN 5400 .3 .0 * 78.6 83.7 94 GARVER CREEK 4250 .0 .0 * 24.5 25.3 97 GRAVE CREEK 4300 .0 .0 * 45.6 45.9 99 HAND CREEK 5035 .0 .0 * 29.1 26.9 108 HAWKINS LAKE 6450 .0 .0 * 42.7 43.5 98 POORMAN CREEK 5100 .0 .0 * 70.3 70.1 100 STAHL PEAK 6030 .0 .0 * 58.7 58.5 100 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 99 FLATHEAD RIVER BASIN BADGER PASS 6900 .0 .0 * 54.8 49.8 110 BISSON CREEK 4920 .0 .0 * 31.8 29.5 108 BLACKTAIL MTN 5650 .0 -M * 23.8 -M * EMERY CREEK 4350 -M .0 * -M 36.8 * FLATTOP MTN. 6300 .0 .0 * 74.1 66.4 112 GRAVE CREEK 4300 .0 .0 * 45.6 45.9 99 HAND CREEK 5035 .0 .0 * 29.1 26.9 108 KRAFT CREEK 4750 .0 -M * 39.9 36.3 110 MANY GLACIER 4900 .0 .0 * 43.8 45.0 97 MOSS PEAK 6780 .0 .0 * 62.8 56.5 111 NOISY BASIN 6040 .0 .0 * 70.0 65.9 106 NORTH FORK JOCKO 6330 .0 .0 * 68.5 63.4 108 PIKE CREEK 5930 .0 -M * 49.1 44.2 111 SLEEPING WOMAN 6150 .0 .0 * 34.0 32.3 105 STAHL PEAK 6030 .0 .0 * 58.7 58.5 100 STUART MOUNTAIN 7400 .0 .0 * 49.0 45.0 109 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 107 UPPER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN BARKER LAKES 8250 .0 .0 * 32.4 32.6 99 BASIN CREEK 7180 .0 .0 * 26.7 22.8 117 BLACK PINE 7210 .0 .0 * 28.0 24.2 116 COMBINATION 5600 .0 .0 * 17.9 18.9 95 COPPER BOTTOM 5200 .0 -M * 26.5 23.2 114 COPPER CAMP 6950 .0 -M * 39.1 44.5 88 LUBRECHT FLUME 4680 .0 .0 * 20.0 18.5 108 NEVADA RIDGE 7020 .0 .0 * 31.1 26.7 116 N FK ELK CREEK 6250 .0 .0 * 23.3 24.4 95 NORTH FORK JOCKO 6330 .0 .0 * 68.5 63.4 108 PETERSON MEADOWS 7200 .0 .0 * 26.8 24.3 110 ROCKER PEAK 8000 .0 .0 * 32.4 27.8 117 SKALKAHO SUMMIT 7250 .0 .0 * 38.6 35.0 110 STUART MOUNTAIN 7400 .0 .0 * 49.0 45.0 109 WARM SPRINGS 7800 .0 .0 * 41.6 38.4 108 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 107 BITTERROOT RIVER BASIN DALY CREEK 5780 .0 .0 * 24.9 23.3 107 LOLO PASS 5240 .0 .0 * 47.7 45.4 105 NEZ PERCE CAMP 5650 .0 .0 * 38.6 30.1 128 SADDLE MTN. 7940 .0 .0 * 39.3 34.4 114 SKALKAHO SUMMIT 7250 .0 .0 * 38.6 35.0 110 TWELVEMILE CREEK 5600 .0 .0 * 50.8 43.8 116 TWIN LAKES 6400 .0 .0 * 70.1 61.4 114 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 113 LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN HOODOO BASIN 6050 .0 .0 * 62.6 61.3 102 HUMBOLDT GULCH 4250 .0 .0 * 50.0 49.5 101 LOLO PASS 5240 .0 .0 * 47.7 45.4 105 LOOKOUT 5140 .0 .0 * 45.1 50.4 89 POORMAN CREEK 5100 .0 .0 * 70.3 70.1 100 SLEEPING WOMAN 6150 .0 .0 * 34.0 32.3 105 STUART MOUNTAIN 7400 .0 .0 * 49.0 45.0 109 SUNSET 5540 .0 .0 * 46.1 50.8 91 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 100 JEFFERSON RIVER BASIN ALBRO LAKE 8300 .0 .0 * 43.5 36.5 119 BARKER LAKES 8250 .0 .0 * 32.4 32.6 99 BASIN CREEK 7180 .0 .0 * 26.7 22.8 117 BEAGLE SPRINGS 8850 .0 .0 * 21.1 22.0 96 BLOODY DICK 7600 .0 .0 * 24.8 24.1 103 CALVERT CREEK 6430 .0 .0 * 21.7 17.3 125 CLOVER MEADOW 8600 .0 .0 * 29.7 31.4 95 DARKHORSE LAKE 8600 .0 .0 * 47.1 42.7 110 DIVIDE 7800 .0 .0 * 26.8 22.7 118 FROHNER MEADOW 6480 .0 .0 * 28.9 21.7 133 LAKEVIEW RIDGE 7400 .0 .0 * 22.3 26.1 85 LEMHI RIDGE 8100 .0 .0 * 23.1 23.6 98 LOWER TWIN 7900 .0 .0 * 43.2 37.9 114 MOOSE CREEK 6200 .1 .0 * 32.4 29.4 110 MULE CREEK 8300 .0 .0 * 30.2 28.5 106 ROCKER PEAK 8000 .0 .0 * 32.4 27.8 117 SADDLE MTN. 7940 .0 .0 * 39.3 34.4 114 SHORT CREEK 7000 .0 .0 * 14.5 16.3 89 WHITE ELEPHANT 7710 .0 .0 * 43.9 44.2 99 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 108 MADISON RIVER BASIN ALBRO LAKE 8300 .0 .0 * 43.5 36.5 119 BEAVER CREEK 7850 .0 .0 * 36.1 31.4 115 BLACK BEAR 8170 .0 .0 * 55.8 52.7 106 CARROT BASIN 9000 .0 .0 * 48.5 41.3 117 CLOVER MEADOW 8600 .0 .0 * 29.7 31.4 95 LONE MOUNTAIN 8880 .0 .0 * 33.6 32.0 105 LOWER TWIN 7900 .0 .0 * 43.2 37.9 114 MADISON PLATEAU 7750 .0 .0 * 38.1 38.6 99 TEPEE CREEK 8000 .0 .0 * 25.9 25.7 101 WEST YELLOWSTONE 6700 .0 .0 * 26.1 22.8 114 WHISKEY CREEK 6800 .0 .0 * 32.3 31.1 104 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 108 GALLATIN RIVER BASIN BEAVER CREEK 7850 .0 .0 * 36.1 31.4 115 BRACKETT CREEK 7320 .0 .0 * 53.3 44.3 120 CARROT BASIN 9000 .0 .0 * 48.5 41.3 117 LICK CREEK 6860 .0 .0 * 29.9 28.1 106 LONE MOUNTAIN 8880 .0 .0 * 33.6 32.0 105 SACAJAWEA 6550 .0 .0 * 49.0 41.0 120 SHOWER FALLS 8100 .0 .0 * 49.4 43.9 113 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 114 MISSOURI HEADWATERS ALBRO LAKE 8300 .0 .0 * 43.5 36.5 119 BARKER LAKES 8250 .0 .0 * 32.4 32.6 99 BASIN CREEK 7180 .0 .0 * 26.7 22.8 117 BEAGLE SPRINGS 8850 .0 .0 * 21.1 22.0 96 BEAVER CREEK 7850 .0 .0 * 36.1 31.4 115 BLACK BEAR 8170 .0 .0 * 55.8 52.7 106 BLOODY DICK 7600 .0 .0 * 24.8 24.1 103 BRACKETT CREEK 7320 .0 .0 * 53.3 44.3 120 CALVERT CREEK 6430 .0 .0 * 21.7 17.3 125 CARROT BASIN 9000 .0 .0 * 48.5 41.3 117 CLOVER MEADOW 8600 .0 .0 * 29.7 31.4 95 DARKHORSE LAKE 8600 .0 .0 * 47.1 42.7 110 DIVIDE 7800 .0 .0 * 26.8 22.7 118 FROHNER MEADOW 6480 .0 .0 * 28.9 21.7 133 LAKEVIEW RIDGE 7400 .0 .0 * 22.3 26.1 85 LEMHI RIDGE 8100 .0 .0 * 23.1 23.6 98 LICK CREEK 6860 .0 .0 * 29.9 28.1 106 LONE MOUNTAIN 8880 .0 .0 * 33.6 32.0 105 LOWER TWIN 7900 .0 .0 * 43.2 37.9 114 MADISON PLATEAU 7750 .0 .0 * 38.1 38.6 99 MOOSE CREEK 6200 .1 .0 * 32.4 29.4 110 MULE CREEK 8300 .0 .0 * 30.2 28.5 106 ROCKER PEAK 8000 .0 .0 * 32.4 27.8 117 SACAJAWEA 6550 .0 .0 * 49.0 41.0 120 SADDLE MTN. 7940 .0 .0 * 39.3 34.4 114 SHORT CREEK 7000 .0 .0 * 14.5 16.3 89 SHOWER FALLS 8100 .0 .0 * 49.4 43.9 113 TEPEE CREEK 8000 .0 .0 * 25.9 25.7 101 WEST YELLOWSTONE 6700 .0 .0 * 26.1 22.8 114 WHISKEY CREEK 6800 .0 .0 * 32.3 31.1 104 WHITE ELEPHANT 7710 .0 .0 * 43.9 44.2 99 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 109 HEADWATERS MISSOURI MAINSTEM BOULDER MOUNTAIN 7950 .0 .0 * 41.2 36.6 113 FROHNER MEADOW 6480 .0 .0 * 28.9 21.7 133 NEVADA RIDGE 7020 .0 .0 * 31.1 26.7 116 ROCKER PEAK 8000 .0 .0 * 32.4 27.8 117 TIZER BASIN 6880 .0 .0 * 28.2 24.5 115 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 118 SMITH, JUDITH, AND MUSSELSHELL RIVER BASINS BOULDER MOUNTAIN 7950 .0 .0 * 41.2 36.6 113 CRYSTAL LAKE 6050 .0 .0 * 44.8 36.1 124 DAISY PEAK 7600 .0 .0 * 30.0 25.4 118 DEADMAN CREEK 6450 .0 .0 * 29.5 25.0 118 ELK PEAK 7600 .0 -M * 29.6 -M * ONION PARK 7410 .0 .0 * 36.6 32.3 113 PICKFOOT CREEK 6650 .0 .0 * 28.0 27.7 101 PORCUPINE 6500 .0 .0 * 27.6 24.9 111 SPUR PARK 8100 .0 .0 * 34.8 32.2 108 STRINGER CREEK 6550 .0 .0 * 31.9 28.6 112 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 113 SUN, TETON AND MARIAS RIVER BASINS BADGER PASS 6900 .0 .0 * 54.8 49.8 110 DUPUYER CREEK 5750 .0 .0 * 28.0 27.5 102 MOUNT LOCKHART 6400 .0 .0 * 42.7 39.2 109 PIKE CREEK 5930 .0 -M * 49.1 44.2 111 WALDRON 5600 .0 .0 * 29.0 28.4 102 WOOD CREEK 5960 .0 .0 * 25.8 26.2 98 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 107 MISSOURI MAINSTEM RIVER BASIN BADGER PASS 6900 .0 .0 * 54.8 49.8 110 BOULDER MOUNTAIN 7950 .0 .0 * 41.2 36.6 113 CRYSTAL LAKE 6050 .0 .0 * 44.8 36.1 124 DAISY PEAK 7600 .0 .0 * 30.0 25.4 118 DEADMAN CREEK 6450 .0 .0 * 29.5 25.0 118 DUPUYER CREEK 5750 .0 .0 * 28.0 27.5 102 ELK PEAK 7600 .0 -M * 29.6 -M * FROHNER MEADOW 6480 .0 .0 * 28.9 21.7 133 MOUNT LOCKHART 6400 .0 .0 * 42.7 39.2 109 NEVADA RIDGE 7020 .0 .0 * 31.1 26.7 116 ONION PARK 7410 .0 .0 * 36.6 32.3 113 PICKFOOT CREEK 6650 .0 .0 * 28.0 27.7 101 PIKE CREEK 5930 .0 -M * 49.1 44.2 111 PORCUPINE 6500 .0 .0 * 27.6 24.9 111 ROCKER PEAK 8000 .0 .0 * 32.4 27.8 117 ROCKY BOY 4700 .0 .0 * 22.9 24.3 94 SPUR PARK 8100 .0 .0 * 34.8 32.2 108 STRINGER CREEK 6550 .0 .0 * 31.9 28.6 112 TIZER BASIN 6880 .0 .0 * 28.2 24.5 115 WALDRON 5600 .0 .0 * 29.0 28.4 102 WOOD CREEK 5960 .0 .0 * 25.8 26.2 98 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 111 ST. MARY AND MILK RIVER BASINS FLATTOP MTN. 6300 .0 .0 * 74.1 66.4 112 MANY GLACIER 4900 .0 .0 * 43.8 45.0 97 ROCKY BOY 4700 .0 .0 * 22.9 24.3 94 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 104 UPPER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN BEARTOOTH LAKE 9360 .0 .0 * 42.4 31.1 136 BOX CANYON 6670 .0 .0 * 25.6 22.9 112 BRACKETT CREEK 7320 .0 .0 * 53.3 44.3 120 BURNT MTN 5880 .0 .0 * 32.1 27.5 117 CANYON 7870 .0 .0 * 24.1 26.1 92 COLE CREEK 7850 .0 .0 * 30.6 28.5 107 EAST BOULDER MINE 6335 .0 -M * 30.6 -M * EVENING STAR 9200 .0 .0 * 54.3 42.2 129 FISHER CREEK 9100 .0 .0 * 55.7 48.9 114 MONUMENT PEAK 8850 .0 .0 * 40.2 35.3 114 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE 7350 .0 .0 * 25.5 23.1 110 PARKER PEAK 9400 .0 .0 * 43.7 29.8 147 PLACER BASIN 8830 .0 .0 * 44.3 34.4 129 PORCUPINE 6500 .0 .0 * 27.6 24.9 111 SACAJAWEA 6550 .0 .0 * 49.0 41.0 120 SHOWER FALLS 8100 .0 .0 * 49.4 43.9 113 S FORK SHIELDS 8100 .0 .0 * 45.5 38.6 118 SYLVAN LAKE 8420 .0 .0 * 43.1 35.8 120 SYLVAN ROAD 7120 .0 .0 * 32.0 26.5 121 THUMB DIVIDE 7980 .1 .0 * 30.3 28.2 107 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU 9240 -M .0 * 47.7 40.8 117 WHITE MILL 8700 .0 .0 * 42.7 38.2 112 WOLVERINE 7650 .0 .0 * 26.7 21.8 122 YOUNTS PEAK 8350 -M .0 * -M 26.8 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 118 WIND RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) BURROUGHS CREEK 8750 .0 .0 * 3.5 26.2 13 CASTLE CREEK 8400 .0 -M * 21.5 -M * COLD SPRINGS 9630 .0 .0 * 22.2 20.0 111 DEER PARK 9700 .0 .0 * 30.0 32.8 91 HOBBS PARK 10100 .0 .0 * 24.8 25.8 96 KIRWIN 9550 .0 .0 * 27.9 23.8 117 LITTLE WARM 9370 .0 .0 * 25.8 23.6 109 OWL CREEK 8975 .0 .0 * 13.5 15.5 87 SOUTH PASS 9040 .0 .0 * 21.7 27.8 78 ST. LAWRENCE ALT 8620 .0 .0 * 15.9 18.8 85 TOGWOTEE PASS 9580 .1 .0 * 43.6 36.4 120 TOWNSEND CREEK 8700 .0 .0 * 18.4 22.6 81 YOUNTS PEAK 8350 -M .0 * -M 26.8 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 90 SHOSHONE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) BLACKWATER 9780 .0 .0 * 43.0 33.7 128 EVENING STAR 9200 .0 .0 * 54.3 42.2 129 MARQUETTE 8760 .0 -M * 23.8 -M * SYLVAN LAKE 8420 .0 .0 * 43.1 35.8 120 SYLVAN ROAD 7120 .0 .0 * 32.0 26.5 121 YOUNTS PEAK 8350 -M .0 * -M 26.8 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 125 BIGHORN RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) BALD MTN. 9380 .0 .0 * 33.6 29.6 114 BEAR TRAP MEADOW 8200 .0 .0 * 24.1 18.8 128 BLACKWATER 9780 .0 .0 * 43.0 33.7 128 BONE SPRINGS DIV 9350 .0 .0 * 29.9 28.7 104 EVENING STAR 9200 .0 .0 * 54.3 42.2 129 GRAVE SPRINGS 8550 .0 .0 * 22.2 21.0 106 KIRWIN 9550 .0 .0 * 27.9 23.8 117 MARQUETTE 8760 .0 -M * 23.8 -M * MIDDLE POWDER 7760 .0 .0 * 29.1 22.6 129 OWL CREEK 8975 .0 .0 * 13.5 15.5 87 POWDER RIVER PASS 9480 .0 .0 * 29.9 24.5 122 SHELL CREEK 9580 .0 .0 * 29.9 25.8 116 SYLVAN LAKE 8420 .0 .0 * 43.1 35.8 120 SYLVAN ROAD 7120 .0 .0 * 32.0 26.5 121 TIMBER CREEK 7950 .0 .0 * 20.6 19.0 108 YOUNTS PEAK 8350 -M .0 * -M 26.8 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 118 TONGUE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) BIG GOOSE 7990 .0 .0 * 25.6 22.3 115 BONE SPRINGS DIV 9350 .0 .0 * 29.9 28.7 104 BURGESS JUNCTION 7880 .0 .0 * 25.6 23.5 109 DOME LAKE 8880 .0 .0 * 31.4 25.8 122 LITTLE GOOSE 8870 .0 -M * 31.1 -M * SUCKER CREEK 8880 .0 .0 * 31.9 27.5 116 TIE CREEK 6870 .0 .0 * 26.1 24.6 106 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 112 POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) BEAR TRAP MEADOW 8200 .0 .0 * 24.1 18.8 128 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR 9860 .0 .0 * 34.7 27.8 125 GRAVE SPRINGS 8550 .0 .0 * 22.2 21.0 106 HANSEN SAWMILL 8360 .0 .0 * 23.8 20.0 119 MIDDLE POWDER 7760 .0 .0 * 29.1 22.6 129 POWDER RIVER PASS 9480 .0 .0 * 29.9 24.5 122 SOLDIER PARK 8720 .0 -M * 24.2 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 122 LOWER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN BALD MTN. 9380 .0 .0 * 33.6 29.6 114 BEAR TRAP MEADOW 8200 .0 .0 * 24.1 18.8 128 BIG GOOSE 7990 .0 .0 * 25.6 22.3 115 BLACKWATER 9780 .0 .0 * 43.0 33.7 128 BONE SPRINGS DIV 9350 .0 .0 * 29.9 28.7 104 BURGESS JUNCTION 7880 .0 .0 * 25.6 23.5 109 BURROUGHS CREEK 8750 .0 .0 * 3.5 26.2 13 CASTLE CREEK 8400 .0 -M * 21.5 -M * CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR 9860 .0 .0 * 34.7 27.8 125 COLD SPRINGS 9630 .0 .0 * 22.2 20.0 111 DEER PARK 9700 .0 .0 * 30.0 32.8 91 DOME LAKE 8880 .0 .0 * 31.4 25.8 122 EVENING STAR 9200 .0 .0 * 54.3 42.2 129 GRAVE SPRINGS 8550 .0 .0 * 22.2 21.0 106 HANSEN SAWMILL 8360 .0 .0 * 23.8 20.0 119 HOBBS PARK 10100 .0 .0 * 24.8 25.8 96 KIRWIN 9550 .0 .0 * 27.9 23.8 117 LITTLE GOOSE 8870 .0 -M * 31.1 -M * LITTLE WARM 9370 .0 .0 * 25.8 23.6 109 MARQUETTE 8760 .0 -M * 23.8 -M * MIDDLE POWDER 7760 .0 .0 * 29.1 22.6 129 OWL CREEK 8975 .0 .0 * 13.5 15.5 87 POWDER RIVER PASS 9480 .0 .0 * 29.9 24.5 122 SHELL CREEK 9580 .0 .0 * 29.9 25.8 116 SOLDIER PARK 8720 .0 -M * 24.2 -M * SOUTH PASS 9040 .0 .0 * 21.7 27.8 78 ST. LAWRENCE ALT 8620 .0 .0 * 15.9 18.8 85 SUCKER CREEK 8880 .0 .0 * 31.9 27.5 116 SYLVAN LAKE 8420 .0 .0 * 43.1 35.8 120 SYLVAN ROAD 7120 .0 .0 * 32.0 26.5 121 TIE CREEK 6870 .0 .0 * 26.1 24.6 106 TIMBER CREEK 7950 .0 .0 * 20.6 19.0 108 TOGWOTEE PASS 9580 .1 .0 * 43.6 36.4 120 TOWNSEND CREEK 8700 .0 .0 * 18.4 22.6 81 YOUNTS PEAK 8350 -M .0 * -M 26.8 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 108 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