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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: DECEMBER 13 , 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 5.6 71 9.4 9.3 101 Bear Mountain 5400 -M 16.3 * 24.7 27.8 89 Garver Creek 4250 4.2 3.6 117 9.3 7.2 129 Grave Creek 4300 2.7 4.5 60 9.5 13.3 71 Hand Creek 5035 1.9 3.1 61 5.2 6.2 84 Hawkins Lake 6450 6.6 7.9 84 16.4 11.9 138 Poorman Creek 5100 6.9 8.3 83 19.6 20.5 96 Stahl Peak 6030 8.5 11.3 75 12.1 15.1 80 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 79 95 FLATHEAD RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 -M 9.0 * -M 12.5 * Bisson Creek 4920 2.2 2.5 88 8.3 6.0 138 Blacktail Mtn 5650 1.3 -M * 5.4 -M * Emery Creek 4350 2.6 4.0 65 10.1 9.4 107 Flattop Mtn. 6300 8.7 13.9 63 19.0 17.5 109 Grave Creek 4300 2.7 4.5 60 9.5 13.3 71 Hand Creek 5035 1.9 3.1 61 5.2 6.2 84 Kraft Creek 4750 2.5 -M * 11.4 10.0 114 Many Glacier 4900 1.1 3.6 31 12.4 13.2 94 Moss Peak 6780 12.9 11.1 116 16.5 13.4 123 Noisy Basin 6040 12.2 11.1 110 14.1 14.7 96 North Fork Jocko 6330 9.0 11.8 76 19.9 18.3 109 Pike Creek 5930 .4 -M * 13.5 11.6 116 Sleeping Woman 6150 2.5 4.5 56 9.2 7.9 116 Stahl Peak 6030 8.5 11.3 75 12.1 15.1 80 Stuart Mountain 7400 8.6 8.9 97 10.8 10.6 102 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 81 103 UPPER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Barker Lakes 8250 8.6 4.9 176 5.8 6.3 92 Basin Creek 7180 4.4 2.8 157 3.0 3.9 77 Black Pine 7210 2.4 2.6 92 5.4 4.9 110 Combination 5600 1.1 1.3 85 4.5 3.8 118 Copper Bottom 5200 .4 -M * 6.9 5.9 117 Copper Camp 6950 -M -M * -M 12.0 * Lubrecht Flume 4680 1.2 1.4 86 4.9 4.2 117 Nevada Ridge 7020 4.4 3.7 119 7.1 6.1 116 N Fk Elk Creek 6250 2.5 2.9 86 4.4 5.2 85 North Fork Jocko 6330 9.0 11.8 76 19.9 18.3 109 Peterson Meadows 7200 5.1 3.0 170 6.1 4.3 142 Rocker Peak 8000 6.8 4.7 145 6.3 5.2 121 Skalkaho Summit 7250 5.5 6.1 90 7.1 8.1 88 Stuart Mountain 7400 8.6 8.9 97 10.8 10.6 102 Warm Springs 7800 9.5 6.7 142 8.7 8.4 104 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 114 106 BITTERROOT RIVER BASIN Daly Creek 5780 2.7 2.9 93 4.2 5.4 78 Lolo Pass 5240 4.6 7.2 64 11.3 12.6 90 Nez Perce Camp 5650 2.8 3.5 80 7.8 7.6 103 Saddle Mtn. 7940 8.6 7.1 121 6.1 7.8 78 Skalkaho Summit 7250 5.5 6.1 90 7.1 8.1 88 Twelvemile Creek 5600 2.8 4.3 65 10.6 12.0 88 Twin Lakes 6400 8.8 10.7 82 17.8 16.6 107 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 86 93 LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Hoodoo Basin 6050 9.2 12.0 77 17.1 17.7 97 Humboldt Gulch 4250 1.8 3.5 51 15.1 14.6 103 Lolo Pass 5240 4.6 7.2 64 11.3 12.6 90 Lookout 5140 3.5 8.0 44 15.9 15.1 105 Poorman Creek 5100 6.9 8.3 83 19.6 20.5 96 Sleeping Woman 6150 2.5 4.5 56 9.2 7.9 116 Stuart Mountain 7400 8.6 8.9 97 10.8 10.6 102 Sunset 5540 3.2 5.6 57 14.2 14.1 101 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 69 100 JEFFERSON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 10.6 5.8 183 7.9 7.5 105 Barker Lakes 8250 8.6 4.9 176 5.8 6.3 92 Basin Creek 7180 4.4 2.8 157 3.0 3.9 77 Beagle Springs 8850 4.3 2.8 154 2.2 4.2 52 Bloody Dick 7600 3.9 3.8 103 6.3 5.8 109 Calvert Creek 6430 2.6 2.4 108 3.8 4.1 93 Clover Meadow 8600 7.2 6.3 114 6.3 6.6 95 Darkhorse Lake 8945 11.7 9.4 124 9.3 10.1 92 Divide 7800 3.3 3.3 100 4.5 4.4 102 Frohner Meadow 6480 2.9 2.2 132 4.4 4.1 107 Lakeview Ridge 7400 1.5 3.2 47 4.5 5.8 78 Lemhi Ridge 8100 2.6 3.3 79 4.8 5.0 96 Lower Twin 7900 7.2 6.2 116 6.7 7.9 85 Moose Creek 6200 3.6 4.8 75 7.4 7.1 104 Mule Creek 8300 7.5 4.8 156 7.0 6.2 113 Rocker Peak 8000 6.8 4.7 145 6.3 5.2 121 Saddle Mtn. 7940 8.6 7.1 121 6.1 7.8 78 Short Creek 7000 1.5 1.8 83 3.2 3.3 97 White Elephant 7710 6.8 8.6 79 7.9 10.4 76 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 120 93 MADISON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 10.6 5.8 183 7.9 7.5 105 Beaver Creek 7850 5.5 5.7 96 7.9 7.3 108 Black Bear 8170 13.6 12.6 108 13.1 13.6 96 Carrot Basin 9000 11.1 9.0 123 10.1 9.5 106 Clover Meadow 8600 7.2 6.3 114 6.3 6.6 95 Lone Mountain 8880 7.7 5.6 138 7.7 6.8 113 Lower Twin 7900 7.2 6.2 116 6.7 7.9 85 Madison Plateau 7750 7.7 7.2 107 9.1 9.3 98 Tepee Creek 8000 2.1 4.6 46 2.8 5.7 49 West Yellowstone 6700 3.0 2.8 107 6.0 5.1 118 Whiskey Creek 6800 3.7 4.3 86 5.6 7.5 75 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 113 96 GALLATIN RIVER BASIN Beaver Creek 7850 5.5 5.7 96 7.9 7.3 108 Brackett Creek 7320 6.6 5.1 129 9.6 9.5 101 Carrot Basin 9000 11.1 9.0 123 10.1 9.5 106 Lick Creek 6860 3.8 3.3 115 6.3 5.3 119 Lone Mountain 8880 7.7 5.6 138 7.7 6.8 113 Sacajawea 6550 3.4 3.7 92 9.1 8.9 102 Shower Falls 8100 10.6 7.2 147 10.3 8.7 118 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 123 109 MISSOURI HEADWATERS Albro Lake 8300 10.6 5.8 183 7.9 7.5 105 Barker Lakes 8250 8.6 4.9 176 5.8 6.3 92 Basin Creek 7180 4.4 2.8 157 3.0 3.9 77 Beagle Springs 8850 4.3 2.8 154 2.2 4.2 52 Beaver Creek 7850 5.5 5.7 96 7.9 7.3 108 Black Bear 8170 13.6 12.6 108 13.1 13.6 96 Bloody Dick 7600 3.9 3.8 103 6.3 5.8 109 Brackett Creek 7320 6.6 5.1 129 9.6 9.5 101 Calvert Creek 6430 2.6 2.4 108 3.8 4.1 93 Carrot Basin 9000 11.1 9.0 123 10.1 9.5 106 Clover Meadow 8600 7.2 6.3 114 6.3 6.6 95 Darkhorse Lake 8945 11.7 9.4 124 9.3 10.1 92 Divide 7800 3.3 3.3 100 4.5 4.4 102 Frohner Meadow 6480 2.9 2.2 132 4.4 4.1 107 Lakeview Ridge 7400 1.5 3.2 47 4.5 5.8 78 Lemhi Ridge 8100 2.6 3.3 79 4.8 5.0 96 Lick Creek 6860 3.8 3.3 115 6.3 5.3 119 Lone Mountain 8880 7.7 5.6 138 7.7 6.8 113 Lower Twin 7900 7.2 6.2 116 6.7 7.9 85 Madison Plateau 7750 7.7 7.2 107 9.1 9.3 98 Moose Creek 6200 3.6 4.8 75 7.4 7.1 104 Mule Creek 8300 7.5 4.8 156 7.0 6.2 113 Rocker Peak 8000 6.8 4.7 145 6.3 5.2 121 Sacajawea 6550 3.4 3.7 92 9.1 8.9 102 Saddle Mtn. 7940 8.6 7.1 121 6.1 7.8 78 Short Creek 7000 1.5 1.8 83 3.2 3.3 97 Shower Falls 8100 10.6 7.2 147 10.3 8.7 118 Tepee Creek 8000 2.1 4.6 46 2.8 5.7 49 West Yellowstone 6700 3.0 2.8 107 6.0 5.1 118 Whiskey Creek 6800 3.7 4.3 86 5.6 7.5 75 White Elephant 7710 6.8 8.6 79 7.9 10.4 76 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 116 96 HEADWATERS MISSOURI MAINSTEM Boulder Mountain 7950 8.9 6.6 135 9.0 7.5 120 Frohner Meadow 6480 2.9 2.2 132 4.4 4.1 107 Nevada Ridge 7020 4.4 3.7 119 7.1 6.1 116 Rocker Peak 8000 6.8 4.7 145 6.3 5.2 121 Tizer Basin 6880 3.5 3.4 103 4.6 4.4 105 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 129 115 SMITH, JUDITH, AND MUSSELSHELL RIVER BASINS Boulder Mountain 7950 8.9 6.6 135 9.0 7.5 120 Crystal Lake 6050 4.2 3.5 120 7.0 6.3 111 Daisy Peak 7600 4.0 2.6 154 4.9 4.2 117 Deadman Creek 6450 2.9 2.6 112 3.1 4.4 70 Elk Peak 7600 9.1 -M * 6.1 -M * Onion Park 7410 3.8 3.9 97 6.1 7.1 86 Pickfoot Creek 6650 -M 3.1 * -M 5.9 * Porcupine 6500 3.1 1.5 207 6.1 4.6 133 Spur Park 8100 6.9 6.8 101 4.8 6.1 79 Stringer Creek 6550 3.5 2.8 125 5.9 5.3 111 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 123 103 SUN, TETON AND MARIAS RIVER BASINS Badger Pass 6900 -M 9.0 * -M 12.5 * Dupuyer Creek 5750 .0 2.0 0 4.3 5.5 78 Mount Lockhart 6400 4.3 5.7 75 8.6 9.6 90 Pike Creek 5930 .4 -M * 13.5 11.6 116 Waldron 5600 1.4 3.0 47 7.5 6.6 114 Wood Creek 5960 .5 2.3 22 6.5 6.2 105 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 48 102 MISSOURI MAINSTEM RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 -M 9.0 * -M 12.5 * Boulder Mountain 7950 8.9 6.6 135 9.0 7.5 120 Crystal Lake 6050 4.2 3.5 120 7.0 6.3 111 Daisy Peak 7600 4.0 2.6 154 4.9 4.2 117 Deadman Creek 6450 2.9 2.6 112 3.1 4.4 70 Dupuyer Creek 5750 .0 2.0 0 4.3 5.5 78 Elk Peak 7600 9.1 -M * 6.1 -M * Frohner Meadow 6480 2.9 2.2 132 4.4 4.1 107 Mount Lockhart 6400 4.3 5.7 75 8.6 9.6 90 Nevada Ridge 7020 4.4 3.7 119 7.1 6.1 116 Onion Park 7410 3.8 3.9 97 6.1 7.1 86 Pickfoot Creek 6650 -M 3.1 * -M 5.9 * Pike Creek 5930 .4 -M * 13.5 11.6 116 Porcupine 6500 3.1 1.5 207 6.1 4.6 133 Rocker Peak 8000 6.8 4.7 145 6.3 5.2 121 Rocky Boy 4700 .9 1.1 82 7.9 3.8 208 Spur Park 8100 6.9 6.8 101 4.8 6.1 79 Stringer Creek 6550 3.5 2.8 125 5.9 5.3 111 Tizer Basin 6880 3.5 3.4 103 4.6 4.4 105 Waldron 5600 1.4 3.0 47 7.5 6.6 114 Wood Creek 5960 .5 2.3 22 6.5 6.2 105 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 106 108 ST. MARY AND MILK RIVER BASINS Flattop Mtn. 6300 8.7 13.9 63 19.0 17.5 109 Many Glacier 4900 1.1 3.6 31 12.4 13.2 94 Rocky Boy 4700 .9 1.1 82 7.9 3.8 208 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 58 114 UPPER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Beartooth Lake 9360 13.1 7.4 177 11.4 6.9 165 Box Canyon 6670 3.3 2.5 132 4.5 4.9 92 Brackett Creek 7320 6.6 5.1 129 9.6 9.5 101 Burnt Mtn 5880 1.0 1.5 67 6.3 5.8 109 Canyon 7870 3.9 3.6 108 6.2 5.9 105 Cole Creek 7850 5.8 5.4 107 4.5 5.6 80 East Boulder Mine 6335 1.4 -M * 6.1 -M * Evening Star 9200 14.8 8.5 174 15.2 10.3 148 Fisher Creek 9100 18.0 10.8 167 15.3 11.5 133 Monument Peak 8850 11.5 6.6 174 9.9 8.0 124 Northeast Entrance 7350 -M 2.5 * -M 4.9 * Parker Peak 9400 12.9 7.4 174 10.7 6.8 157 Placer Basin 8830 8.8 6.2 142 9.9 7.5 132 Porcupine 6500 3.1 1.5 207 6.1 4.6 133 Sacajawea 6550 3.4 3.7 92 9.1 8.9 102 Shower Falls 8100 10.6 7.2 147 10.3 8.7 118 S Fork Shields 8100 6.1 4.6 133 11.0 7.7 143 Sylvan Lake 8420 9.4 6.6 142 10.1 8.8 115 Sylvan Road 7120 4.0 3.8 105 8.2 7.2 114 Thumb Divide 7980 -M 4.1 * -M 6.8 * Two Ocean Plateau 9240 17.0 10.2 167 11.6 10.0 116 White Mill 8700 13.7 7.3 188 9.8 8.8 111 Wolverine 7650 3.3 3.1 106 7.2 4.9 147 Younts Peak 8350 -M 5.2 * -M 6.1 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 151 123 WIND RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Burroughs Creek 8750 5.4 -M * 6.8 -M * Castle Creek 8400 2.7 -M * 4.3 -M * Cold Springs 9630 3.5 2.6 135 4.3 4.2 102 Deer Park 9700 5.8 4.8 121 6.7 6.8 99 Hobbs Park 10100 8.7 5.6 155 7.3 5.2 140 Kirwin 9550 8.8 3.9 226 7.3 4.7 155 Little Warm 9370 7.5 3.6 208 7.4 5.1 145 Owl Creek 8975 1.7 2.1 81 3.4 2.5 136 South Pass 9040 5.0 5.0 100 4.1 6.7 61 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 2.5 2.6 96 4.7 3.7 127 Togwotee Pass 9580 13.2 8.6 153 13.0 9.0 144 Townsend Creek 8700 3.4 3.1 110 4.8 5.0 96 Younts Peak 8350 -M 5.2 * -M 6.1 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 143 119 SHOSHONE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Blackwater 9780 14.9 8.0 186 12.3 8.0 154 Evening Star 9200 14.8 8.5 174 15.2 10.3 148 Marquette 8760 3.1 -M * 5.5 -M * Sylvan Lake 8420 9.4 6.6 142 10.1 8.8 115 Sylvan Road 7120 4.0 3.8 105 8.2 7.2 114 Younts Peak 8350 -M 5.2 * -M 6.1 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 160 134 BIGHORN RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bald Mtn. 9380 7.4 6.5 114 4.8 6.1 79 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 3.3 1.9 174 4.3 3.6 119 Blackwater 9780 14.9 8.0 186 12.3 8.0 154 Bone Springs Div 9350 5.7 5.9 97 4.5 5.7 79 Evening Star 9200 14.8 8.5 174 15.2 10.3 148 Grave Springs 8550 2.3 2.4 96 2.3 4.1 56 Kirwin 9550 8.8 3.9 226 7.3 4.7 155 Marquette 8760 3.1 -M * 5.5 -M * Middle Powder 7760 -M 3.4 * -M 5.0 * Owl Creek 8975 1.7 2.1 81 3.4 2.5 136 Powder River Pass 9480 -M 3.6 * -M 4.8 * Shell Creek 9580 8.2 5.5 149 5.2 5.3 98 Sylvan Lake 8420 9.4 6.6 142 10.1 8.8 115 Sylvan Road 7120 4.0 3.8 105 8.2 7.2 114 Timber Creek 7950 1.4 2.0 70 1.2 3.5 34 Younts Peak 8350 -M 5.2 * -M 6.1 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 143 113 TONGUE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Big Goose 7990 -M 3.0 * -M 4.5 * Bone Springs Div 9350 5.7 5.9 97 4.5 5.7 79 Burgess Junction 7880 2.6 3.6 72 3.0 4.8 62 Dome Lake 8880 3.3 4.2 79 3.8 5.5 69 Little Goose 8870 2.7 -M * 4.6 -M * Sucker Creek 8880 3.3 3.9 85 -M 5.4 * Tie Creek 6870 .7 1.1 64 3.4 4.6 74 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 83 71 POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bear Trap Meadow 8200 3.3 1.9 174 4.3 3.6 119 Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 4.9 4.6 107 5.7 5.2 110 Grave Springs 8550 2.3 2.4 96 2.3 4.1 56 Hansen Sawmill 8360 -M 2.0 * -M 3.4 * Middle Powder 7760 -M 3.4 * -M 5.0 * Powder River Pass 9480 -M 3.6 * -M 4.8 * Soldier Park 8720 1.5 -M * 3.8 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 118* 95* LOWER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Bald Mtn. 9380 7.4 6.5 114 4.8 6.1 79 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 3.3 1.9 174 4.3 3.6 119 Big Goose 7990 -M 3.0 * -M 4.5 * Blackwater 9780 14.9 8.0 186 12.3 8.0 154 Bone Springs Div 9350 5.7 5.9 97 4.5 5.7 79 Burgess Junction 7880 2.6 3.6 72 3.0 4.8 62 Burroughs Creek 8750 5.4 -M * 6.8 -M * Castle Creek 8400 2.7 -M * 4.3 -M * Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 4.9 4.6 107 5.7 5.2 110 Cold Springs 9630 3.5 2.6 135 4.3 4.2 102 Deer Park 9700 5.8 4.8 121 6.7 6.8 99 Dome Lake 8880 3.3 4.2 79 3.8 5.5 69 Evening Star 9200 14.8 8.5 174 15.2 10.3 148 Grave Springs 8550 2.3 2.4 96 2.3 4.1 56 Hansen Sawmill 8360 -M 2.0 * -M 3.4 * Hobbs Park 10100 8.7 5.6 155 7.3 5.2 140 Kirwin 9550 8.8 3.9 226 7.3 4.7 155 Little Goose 8870 2.7 -M * 4.6 -M * Little Warm 9370 7.5 3.6 208 7.4 5.1 145 Marquette 8760 3.1 -M * 5.5 -M * Middle Powder 7760 -M 3.4 * -M 5.0 * Owl Creek 8975 1.7 2.1 81 3.4 2.5 136 Powder River Pass 9480 -M 3.6 * -M 4.8 * Shell Creek 9580 8.2 5.5 149 5.2 5.3 98 Soldier Park 8720 1.5 -M * 3.8 -M * South Pass 9040 5.0 5.0 100 4.1 6.7 61 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 2.5 2.6 96 4.7 3.7 127 Sucker Creek 8880 3.3 3.9 85 -M 5.4 * Sylvan Lake 8420 9.4 6.6 142 10.1 8.8 115 Sylvan Road 7120 4.0 3.8 105 8.2 7.2 114 Tie Creek 6870 .7 1.1 64 3.4 4.6 74 Timber Creek 7950 1.4 2.0 70 1.2 3.5 34 Togwotee Pass 9580 13.2 8.6 153 13.0 9.0 144 Townsend Creek 8700 3.4 3.1 110 4.8 5.0 96 Younts Peak 8350 -M 5.2 * -M 6.1 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 133 108 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