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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 THURSDAY: MAY 25 , 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 4.0 1.7 235* 37.7 29.1 130 Bear Mountain 5400 42.4 37.6 113 94.0 74.1 127 Garver Creek 4250 .0 .0 * 30.3 20.6 147 Grave Creek 4300 .0 .0 * 48.7 36.4 134 Hand Creek 5035 .0 .0 * 25.1 20.5 122 Hawkins Lake 6450 23.3 18.6 125 52.7 35.0 151 Poorman Creek 5100 16.3 9.2 177 82.1 60.8 135 Stahl Peak 6030 46.0 32.6 141 58.7 45.5 129 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 132 133 FLATHEAD RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 31.5 23.0 137 45.5 39.8 114 Bisson Creek 4920 .0 .0 * 31.9 21.9 146 Blacktail Mtn 5650 .0 -M * 20.9 -M * Emery Creek 4350 .0 .0 * 41.2 28.5 145 Flattop Mtn. 6300 49.1 35.6 138 70.8 54.6 130 Grave Creek 4300 .0 .0 * 48.7 36.4 134 Hand Creek 5035 .0 .0 * 25.1 20.5 122 Kraft Creek 4750 .0 -M * 36.7 30.1 122 Many Glacier 4900 .0 .0 * 46.0 35.6 129 Moss Peak 6780 44.8 33.3 135 62.9 44.8 140 Noisy Basin 6040 45.7 35.1 130 63.8 52.3 122 North Fork Jocko 6330 -M 26.5 * 64.8 54.3 119 Pike Creek 5930 .1 -M * 45.3 35.7 127 Sleeping Woman 6150 4.8 .0 * 39.3 25.0 157 Stahl Peak 6030 46.0 32.6 141 58.7 45.5 129 Stuart Mountain 7400 33.6 20.8 162 46.0 37.2 124 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 142* 129 UPPER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Barker Lakes 8250 13.2 14.0 94 21.4 23.4 91 Basin Creek 7180 .0 3.2 0 14.0 15.4 91 Black Pine 7210 .0 .8 0* 21.3 17.8 120 Combination 5600 .0 .0 * 15.0 12.6 119 Copper Bottom 5200 .0 -M * 24.5 18.7 131 Copper Camp 6950 18.4 -M * 34.9 36.9 95 Lubrecht Flume 4680 .0 .0 * 16.5 13.3 124 Nevada Ridge 7020 9.1 5.7 160 23.6 20.3 116 N Fk Elk Creek 6250 .0 .0 * 21.1 18.2 116 North Fork Jocko 6330 -M 26.5 * 64.8 54.3 119 Peterson Meadows 7200 8.0 5.4 148 22.4 17.6 127 Rocker Peak 8000 12.0 12.9 93 18.9 19.5 97 Skalkaho Summit 7250 15.7 15.1 104 32.0 27.5 116 Stuart Mountain 7400 33.6 20.8 162 46.0 37.2 124 Warm Springs 7800 21.7 19.4 112 33.5 29.0 116 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 116 113 BITTERROOT RIVER BASIN Daly Creek 5780 .0 .0 * 20.8 17.2 121 Lolo Pass 5240 6.4 1.0 640* 42.6 38.5 111 Nez Perce Camp 5650 .0 .0 * 27.8 24.3 114 Saddle Mtn. 7940 22.1 16.9 131 27.5 28.7 96 Skalkaho Summit 7250 15.7 15.1 104 32.0 27.5 116 Twelvemile Creek 5600 .0 .0 * 45.7 36.4 126 Twin Lakes 6400 25.1 21.5 117 61.5 52.3 118 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 127* 115 LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Hoodoo Basin 6050 41.4 29.9 138 70.2 53.1 132 Humboldt Gulch 4250 .0 .0 * 54.9 42.0 131 Lolo Pass 5240 6.4 1.0 640* 42.6 38.5 111 Lookout 5140 2.9 5.2 56 55.0 44.2 124 Poorman Creek 5100 16.3 9.2 177 82.1 60.8 135 Sleeping Woman 6150 4.8 .0 * 39.3 25.0 157 Stuart Mountain 7400 33.6 20.8 162 46.0 37.2 124 Sunset 5540 11.1 6.8 163 49.6 42.9 116 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 160 128 JEFFERSON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 17.8 15.9 112 34.7 27.7 125 Barker Lakes 8250 13.2 14.0 94 21.4 23.4 91 Basin Creek 7180 .0 3.2 0 14.0 15.4 91 Beagle Springs 8850 .4 .6 67* 19.8 15.3 129 Bloody Dick 7600 3.3 .2 1650* 22.0 18.8 117 Calvert Creek 6430 .0 .0 * 15.2 13.2 115 Clover Meadow 8600 11.9 14.0 85 24.0 23.5 102 Darkhorse Lake 8600 31.3 28.8 109 39.4 34.2 115 Divide 7800 .0 3.1 0 18.7 15.8 118 Frohner Meadow 6480 .0 .0 * 17.2 14.6 118 Lakeview Ridge 7400 .0 .0 * 24.0 19.5 123 Lemhi Ridge 8100 .0 1.9 0 20.6 17.9 115 Lower Twin 7900 17.2 17.1 101 36.2 28.2 128 Moose Creek 6200 .0 .0 * 27.2 24.0 113 Mule Creek 8300 15.4 12.9 119 27.1 21.4 127 Rocker Peak 8000 12.0 12.9 93 18.9 19.5 97 Saddle Mtn. 7940 22.1 16.9 131 27.5 28.7 96 Short Creek 7000 .0 .0 * 12.5 10.4 120 White Elephant 7710 16.6 11.8 141 52.2 36.2 144 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 105 116 MADISON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 17.8 15.9 112 34.7 27.7 125 Beaver Creek 7850 11.6 11.5 101 35.9 24.5 147 Black Bear 8170 42.8 31.2 137 61.7 45.3 136 Carrot Basin 9000 28.2 25.0 113 44.6 33.1 135 Clover Meadow 8600 11.9 14.0 85 24.0 23.5 102 Lone Mountain 8880 14.5 13.1 111 27.3 23.1 118 Lower Twin 7900 17.2 17.1 101 36.2 28.2 128 Madison Plateau 7750 15.7 12.0 131 41.3 32.2 128 Tepee Creek 8000 .0 6.2 0 21.7 18.9 115 West Yellowstone 6700 .0 .0 * 26.8 18.0 149 Whiskey Creek 6800 .0 2.4 0 31.3 24.9 126 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 108 129 GALLATIN RIVER BASIN Beaver Creek 7850 11.6 11.5 101 35.9 24.5 147 Brackett Creek 7320 9.1 10.6 86 37.5 33.3 113 Carrot Basin 9000 28.2 25.0 113 44.6 33.1 135 Lick Creek 6860 .0 .0 * 24.5 20.2 121 Lone Mountain 8880 14.5 13.1 111 27.3 23.1 118 Sacajawea 6550 .0 .0 * 34.3 29.8 115 Shower Falls 8100 21.2 22.1 96 39.2 32.1 122 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 103 124 MISSOURI HEADWATERS Albro Lake 8300 17.8 15.9 112 34.7 27.7 125 Barker Lakes 8250 13.2 14.0 94 21.4 23.4 91 Basin Creek 7180 .0 3.2 0 14.0 15.4 91 Beagle Springs 8850 .4 .6 67* 19.8 15.3 129 Beaver Creek 7850 11.6 11.5 101 35.9 24.5 147 Black Bear 8170 42.8 31.2 137 61.7 45.3 136 Bloody Dick 7600 3.3 .2 1650* 22.0 18.8 117 Brackett Creek 7320 9.1 10.6 86 37.5 33.3 113 Calvert Creek 6430 .0 .0 * 15.2 13.2 115 Carrot Basin 9000 28.2 25.0 113 44.6 33.1 135 Clover Meadow 8600 11.9 14.0 85 24.0 23.5 102 Darkhorse Lake 8600 31.3 28.8 109 39.4 34.2 115 Divide 7800 .0 3.1 0 18.7 15.8 118 Frohner Meadow 6480 .0 .0 * 17.2 14.6 118 Lakeview Ridge 7400 .0 .0 * 24.0 19.5 123 Lemhi Ridge 8100 .0 1.9 0 20.6 17.9 115 Lick Creek 6860 .0 .0 * 24.5 20.2 121 Lone Mountain 8880 14.5 13.1 111 27.3 23.1 118 Lower Twin 7900 17.2 17.1 101 36.2 28.2 128 Madison Plateau 7750 15.7 12.0 131 41.3 32.2 128 Moose Creek 6200 .0 .0 * 27.2 24.0 113 Mule Creek 8300 15.4 12.9 119 27.1 21.4 127 Rocker Peak 8000 12.0 12.9 93 18.9 19.5 97 Sacajawea 6550 .0 .0 * 34.3 29.8 115 Saddle Mtn. 7940 22.1 16.9 131 27.5 28.7 96 Short Creek 7000 .0 .0 * 12.5 10.4 120 Shower Falls 8100 21.2 22.1 96 39.2 32.1 122 Tepee Creek 8000 .0 6.2 0 21.7 18.9 115 West Yellowstone 6700 .0 .0 * 26.8 18.0 149 Whiskey Creek 6800 .0 2.4 0 31.3 24.9 126 White Elephant 7710 16.6 11.8 141 52.2 36.2 144 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 106 121 HEADWATERS MISSOURI MAINSTEM Boulder Mountain 7950 10.9 15.9 69 32.4 27.6 117 Frohner Meadow 6480 .0 .0 * 17.2 14.6 118 Nevada Ridge 7020 9.1 5.7 160 23.6 20.3 116 Rocker Peak 8000 12.0 12.9 93 18.9 19.5 97 Tizer Basin 6880 .0 .0 * 15.8 15.7 101 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 93 110 SMITH, JUDITH, AND MUSSELSHELL RIVER BASINS Boulder Mountain 7950 10.9 15.9 69 32.4 27.6 117 Crystal Lake 6050 .0 .5 0* 27.2 24.9 109 Daisy Peak 7600 2.4 4.5 53 16.8 16.6 101 Deadman Creek 6450 .0 .0 * 15.9 16.9 94 Elk Peak 7600 14.3 -M * 20.1 -M * Onion Park 7410 1.6 8.1 20 23.2 23.9 97 Pickfoot Creek 6650 .0 .0 * 24.5 20.0 122 Porcupine 6500 .0 .0 * 18.9 17.3 109 Spur Park 8100 16.1 17.6 91 24.2 23.4 103 Stringer Creek 6550 .0 .0 * 17.4 20.2 86 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 67* 105 SUN, TETON AND MARIAS RIVER BASINS Badger Pass 6900 31.5 23.0 137 45.5 39.8 114 Dupuyer Creek 5750 .6 .0 * 21.1 17.9 118 Mount Lockhart 6400 12.2 9.2 133 35.4 30.1 118 Pike Creek 5930 .1 -M * 45.3 35.7 127 Waldron 5600 .0 .0 * 25.3 20.5 123 Wood Creek 5960 .0 .0 * 23.0 19.4 119 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 138* 120 MISSOURI MAINSTEM RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 31.5 23.0 137 45.5 39.8 114 Boulder Mountain 7950 10.9 15.9 69 32.4 27.6 117 Crystal Lake 6050 .0 .5 0* 27.2 24.9 109 Daisy Peak 7600 2.4 4.5 53 16.8 16.6 101 Deadman Creek 6450 .0 .0 * 15.9 16.9 94 Dupuyer Creek 5750 .6 .0 * 21.1 17.9 118 Elk Peak 7600 14.3 -M * 20.1 -M * Frohner Meadow 6480 .0 .0 * 17.2 14.6 118 Mount Lockhart 6400 12.2 9.2 133 35.4 30.1 118 Nevada Ridge 7020 9.1 5.7 160 23.6 20.3 116 Onion Park 7410 1.6 8.1 20 23.2 23.9 97 Pickfoot Creek 6650 .0 .0 * 24.5 20.0 122 Pike Creek 5930 .1 -M * 45.3 35.7 127 Porcupine 6500 .0 .0 * 18.9 17.3 109 Rocker Peak 8000 12.0 12.9 93 18.9 19.5 97 Rocky Boy 4700 .1 .0 * 17.5 15.3 114 Spur Park 8100 16.1 17.6 91 24.2 23.4 103 Stringer Creek 6550 .0 .0 * 17.4 20.2 86 Tizer Basin 6880 .0 .0 * 15.8 15.7 101 Waldron 5600 .0 .0 * 25.3 20.5 123 Wood Creek 5960 .0 .0 * 23.0 19.4 119 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 99* 111 ST. MARY AND MILK RIVER BASINS Flattop Mtn. 6300 49.1 35.6 138 70.8 54.6 130 Many Glacier 4900 .0 .0 * 46.0 35.6 129 Rocky Boy 4700 .1 .0 * 17.5 15.3 114 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 138* 127 UPPER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Beartooth Lake 9360 32.4 20.4 159 33.2 24.6 135 Box Canyon 6670 .0 .0 * 17.2 16.9 102 Brackett Creek 7320 9.1 10.6 86 37.5 33.3 113 Burnt Mtn 5880 .0 .0 * 23.6 20.0 118 Canyon 7870 4.0 .4 1000* 29.8 20.3 147 Cole Creek 7850 14.4 13.6 106 19.3 20.2 96 East Boulder Mine 6335 .0 -M * 23.8 -M * Evening Star 9200 34.3 21.8 157 51.0 34.1 150 Fisher Creek 9100 45.9 31.2 147 53.7 39.1 137 Monument Peak 8850 18.2 17.8 102 35.8 27.4 131 Northeast Entrance 7350 .0 .0 * 23.8 16.0 149 Parker Peak 9400 32.6 18.5 176 41.3 23.0 180 Placer Basin 8830 17.2 17.5 98 30.4 26.0 117 Porcupine 6500 .0 .0 * 18.9 17.3 109 Sacajawea 6550 .0 .0 * 34.3 29.8 115 Shower Falls 8100 21.2 22.1 96 39.2 32.1 122 S Fork Shields 8100 15.3 16.0 96 34.5 28.2 122 Sylvan Lake 8420 13.2 12.6 105 43.5 28.3 154 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 .0 * 33.1 20.8 159 Thumb Divide 7980 .3 .0 * 31.2 23.2 134 Two Ocean Plateau 9240 -M 27.7 * -M 33.5 * White Mill 8700 29.6 20.9 142 40.7 29.5 138 Wolverine 7650 -M .0 * 24.6 15.9 155 Younts Peak 8350 .0 9.6 0 34.0 20.0 170 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 123 134 WIND RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Burroughs Creek 8750 4.1 -M * 29.9 -M * Castle Creek 8400 .0 -M * 18.7 -M * Cold Springs 9630 4.7 .0 * 24.5 14.8 166 Deer Park 9700 31.7 8.1 391 47.2 26.6 177 Hobbs Park 10100 31.1 10.7 291 37.7 19.8 190 Kirwin 9550 18.0 6.0 300 30.8 16.3 189 Little Warm 9370 9.6 .4 2400* 28.1 17.9 157 Owl Creek 8975 .0 .0 * 17.1 10.1 169 South Pass 9040 28.1 2.6 1081 36.7 22.9 160 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 .1 .0 * 22.9 13.9 165 Togwotee Pass 9580 31.3 22.4 140 44.5 30.3 147 Townsend Creek 8700 11.9 .0 * 31.3 17.6 178 Younts Peak 8350 .0 9.6 0 34.0 20.0 170 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 278* 169 SHOSHONE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Blackwater 9780 35.9 23.1 155 48.2 26.7 181 Evening Star 9200 34.3 21.8 157 51.0 34.1 150 Marquette 8760 14.5 -M * 26.4 -M * Sylvan Lake 8420 13.2 12.6 105 43.5 28.3 154 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 .0 * 33.1 20.8 159 Younts Peak 8350 .0 9.6 0 34.0 20.0 170 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 124 162 BIGHORN RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bald Mtn. 9380 19.9 17.2 116 23.2 22.8 102 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 .0 .0 * 17.3 13.3 130 Blackwater 9780 35.9 23.1 155 48.2 26.7 181 Bone Springs Div 9350 17.2 12.6 137 23.3 21.6 108 Evening Star 9200 34.3 21.8 157 51.0 34.1 150 Grave Springs 8550 2.6 .0 * 16.1 15.6 103 Kirwin 9550 18.0 6.0 300 30.8 16.3 189 Marquette 8760 14.5 -M * 26.4 -M * Middle Powder 7760 .6 .8 75* 16.2 16.8 96 Owl Creek 8975 .0 .0 * 17.1 10.1 169 Powder River Pass 9480 1.3 2.0 65 19.1 18.1 106 Shell Creek 9580 13.4 13.7 98 19.5 19.2 102 Sylvan Lake 8420 13.2 12.6 105 43.5 28.3 154 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 .0 * 33.1 20.8 159 Timber Creek 7950 .1 .0 * 18.2 12.8 142 Younts Peak 8350 .0 9.6 0 34.0 20.0 170 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 131 138 TONGUE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Big Goose 7990 6.6 .9 733* 21.6 17.8 121 Bone Springs Div 9350 17.2 12.6 137 23.3 21.6 108 Burgess Junction 7880 4.4 4.7 94 17.9 17.6 102 Dome Lake 8880 13.1 2.4 546 24.7 19.7 125 Little Goose 8870 10.1 -M * 25.8 -M * Sucker Creek 8880 9.8 5.5 178 21.0 20.9 100 Tie Creek 6870 .1 .0 * 24.5 18.1 135 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 196 115 POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bear Trap Meadow 8200 .0 .0 * 17.3 13.3 130 Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 17.6 12.0 147 28.7 20.4 141 Grave Springs 8550 2.6 .0 * 16.1 15.6 103 Hansen Sawmill 8360 4.2 .0 * 18.7 13.6 138 Middle Powder 7760 .6 .8 75* 16.2 16.8 96 Powder River Pass 9480 1.3 2.0 65 19.1 18.1 106 Soldier Park 8720 5.7 -M * 22.5 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 178* 119 LOWER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Bald Mtn. 9380 19.9 17.2 116 23.2 22.8 102 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 .0 .0 * 17.3 13.3 130 Big Goose 7990 6.6 .9 733* 21.6 17.8 121 Blackwater 9780 35.9 23.1 155 48.2 26.7 181 Bone Springs Div 9350 17.2 12.6 137 23.3 21.6 108 Burgess Junction 7880 4.4 4.7 94 17.9 17.6 102 Burroughs Creek 8750 4.1 -M * 29.9 -M * Castle Creek 8400 .0 -M * 18.7 -M * Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 17.6 12.0 147 28.7 20.4 141 Cold Springs 9630 4.7 .0 * 24.5 14.8 166 Deer Park 9700 31.7 8.1 391 47.2 26.6 177 Dome Lake 8880 13.1 2.4 546 24.7 19.7 125 Evening Star 9200 34.3 21.8 157 51.0 34.1 150 Grave Springs 8550 2.6 .0 * 16.1 15.6 103 Hansen Sawmill 8360 4.2 .0 * 18.7 13.6 138 Hobbs Park 10100 31.1 10.7 291 37.7 19.8 190 Kirwin 9550 18.0 6.0 300 30.8 16.3 189 Little Goose 8870 10.1 -M * 25.8 -M * Little Warm 9370 9.6 .4 2400* 28.1 17.9 157 Marquette 8760 14.5 -M * 26.4 -M * Middle Powder 7760 .6 .8 75* 16.2 16.8 96 Owl Creek 8975 .0 .0 * 17.1 10.1 169 Powder River Pass 9480 1.3 2.0 65 19.1 18.1 106 Shell Creek 9580 13.4 13.7 98 19.5 19.2 102 Soldier Park 8720 5.7 -M * 22.5 -M * South Pass 9040 28.1 2.6 1081 36.7 22.9 160 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 .1 .0 * 22.9 13.9 165 Sucker Creek 8880 9.8 5.5 178 21.0 20.9 100 Sylvan Lake 8420 13.2 12.6 105 43.5 28.3 154 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 .0 * 33.1 20.8 159 Tie Creek 6870 .1 .0 * 24.5 18.1 135 Timber Creek 7950 .1 .0 * 18.2 12.8 142 Togwotee Pass 9580 31.3 22.4 140 44.5 30.3 147 Townsend Creek 8700 11.9 .0 * 31.3 17.6 178 Younts Peak 8350 .0 9.6 0 34.0 20.0 170 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 191* 143 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