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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 SUNDAY: SEPTEMBER 24 , 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 .0 .0 * 40.6 36.5 111 Bear Mountain 5400 .9 .0 * 101.6 86.3 118 Garver Creek 4250 .6 .0 * 32.9 26.6 124 Grave Creek 4300 .0 .0 * 53.7 48.3 111 Hand Creek 5035 .1 .0 * 27.7 28.5 97 Hawkins Lake 6450 .0 .0 * 57.6 45.4 127 Poorman Creek 5100 .1 .0 * 89.0 72.7 122 Stahl Peak 6030 .6 .0 * 66.4 61.4 108 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 116 FLATHEAD RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 -M .0 * -M 52.7 * Bisson Creek 4920 .0 .0 * 37.2 31.4 118 Blacktail Mtn 5650 .0 -M * 22.9 -M * Emery Creek 4350 .1 .0 * 48.4 38.9 124 Flattop Mtn. 6300 .0 .0 * 77.1 69.0 112 Grave Creek 4300 .0 .0 * 53.7 48.3 111 Hand Creek 5035 .1 .0 * 27.7 28.5 97 Kraft Creek 4750 .0 -M * 40.2 38.1 106 Many Glacier 4900 .0 .0 * 49.8 47.5 105 Moss Peak 6780 .9 .0 * 71.8 59.1 121 Noisy Basin 6040 1.6 .0 * 72.3 69.3 104 North Fork Jocko 6330 .6 .0 * 71.6 66.1 108 Pike Creek 5930 .2 -M * 51.7 46.7 111 Sleeping Woman 6150 .1 .0 * 44.7 34.1 131 Stahl Peak 6030 .6 .0 * 66.4 61.4 108 Stuart Mountain 7400 1.3 .0 * 52.7 47.0 112 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 112 UPPER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Barker Lakes 8250 3.3 .0 * 32.3 34.6 93 Basin Creek 7180 1.9 .0 * 21.4 24.3 88 Black Pine 7210 .4 .0 * 28.6 25.7 111 Combination 5600 .1 .0 * 21.3 20.4 104 Copper Bottom 5200 .0 -M * 28.5 24.3 117 Copper Camp 6950 .0 -M * 42.7 46.5 92 Lubrecht Flume 4680 .0 .0 * 23.3 20.0 116 Nevada Ridge 7020 1.3 .0 * 29.8 28.3 105 N Fk Elk Creek 6250 .0 .0 * 25.4 25.8 98 North Fork Jocko 6330 .6 .0 * 71.6 66.1 108 Peterson Meadows 7200 .8 .0 * 29.7 26.0 114 Rocker Peak 8000 1.8 .0 * 27.0 29.6 91 Skalkaho Summit 7250 .8 .0 * 38.1 36.9 103 Stuart Mountain 7400 1.3 .0 * 52.7 47.0 112 Warm Springs 7800 1.9 .0 * 41.6 40.6 102 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 104 BITTERROOT RIVER BASIN Daly Creek 5780 .0 .0 * 26.5 24.8 107 Lolo Pass 5240 .0 .0 * 49.5 47.2 105 Nez Perce Camp 5650 .2 .0 * 34.3 31.7 108 Saddle Mtn. 7940 1.9 .0 * 36.5 35.7 102 Skalkaho Summit 7250 .8 .0 * 38.1 36.9 103 Twelvemile Creek 5600 .2 .0 * 53.2 45.7 116 Twin Lakes 6400 1.2 .0 * 69.3 63.9 108 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 108 LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Hoodoo Basin 6050 1.8 .0 * 75.2 63.6 118 Humboldt Gulch 4250 .2 .0 * 61.0 51.2 119 Lolo Pass 5240 .0 .0 * 49.5 47.2 105 Lookout 5140 .2 .0 * 60.8 51.8 117 Poorman Creek 5100 .1 .0 * 89.0 72.7 122 Sleeping Woman 6150 .1 .0 * 44.7 34.1 131 Stuart Mountain 7400 1.3 .0 * 52.7 47.0 112 Sunset 5540 1.0 .0 * 55.7 51.9 107 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 116 JEFFERSON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 4.1 .0 * 45.9 38.2 120 Barker Lakes 8250 3.3 .0 * 32.3 34.6 93 Basin Creek 7180 1.9 .0 * 21.4 24.3 88 Beagle Springs 8850 1.3 .0 * 30.6 23.3 131 Bloody Dick 7600 .7 .0 * 27.5 25.3 109 Calvert Creek 6430 .0 .0 * 20.1 18.5 109 Clover Meadow 8600 2.1 .0 * 32.3 33.4 97 Darkhorse Lake 8600 2.3 .0 * 49.7 44.6 111 Divide 7800 .4 .0 * 25.7 24.1 107 Frohner Meadow 6480 1.2 .0 * 23.0 23.4 98 Lakeview Ridge 7400 .4 .0 * 30.3 27.6 110 Lemhi Ridge 8100 1.0 .0 * 28.0 24.8 113 Lower Twin 7900 2.6 .0 * 46.0 39.7 116 Moose Creek 6200 .0 .0 * 37.8 30.7 123 Mule Creek 8300 1.8 .0 * 34.3 30.0 114 Rocker Peak 8000 1.8 .0 * 27.0 29.6 91 Saddle Mtn. 7940 1.9 .0 * 36.5 35.7 102 Short Creek 7000 .0 .0 * 21.4 17.6 122 White Elephant 7710 .7 .0 * -M 45.5 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 108 MADISON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 4.1 .0 * 45.9 38.2 120 Beaver Creek 7850 1.1 .0 * 45.4 32.9 138 Black Bear 8170 2.3 .0 * 72.5 54.4 133 Carrot Basin 9000 2.1 .0 * 52.8 43.1 123 Clover Meadow 8600 2.1 .0 * 32.3 33.4 97 Lone Mountain 8880 1.4 .0 * 37.3 33.6 111 Lower Twin 7900 2.6 .0 * 46.0 39.7 116 Madison Plateau 7750 1.6 .0 * 50.3 40.1 125 Tepee Creek 8000 .7 .0 * 27.3 27.1 101 West Yellowstone 6700 .1 .0 * 34.1 23.8 143 Whiskey Creek 6800 .0 .0 * 39.2 32.5 121 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 121 GALLATIN RIVER BASIN Beaver Creek 7850 1.1 .0 * 45.4 32.9 138 Brackett Creek 7320 2.1 .0 * 50.7 46.5 109 Carrot Basin 9000 2.1 .0 * 52.8 43.1 123 Lick Creek 6860 .0 .0 * 29.9 29.7 101 Lone Mountain 8880 1.4 .0 * 37.3 33.6 111 Sacajawea 6550 .2 .0 * 48.1 43.3 111 Shower Falls 8100 2.0 .0 * 50.0 46.2 108 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 114 MISSOURI HEADWATERS Albro Lake 8300 4.1 .0 * 45.9 38.2 120 Barker Lakes 8250 3.3 .0 * 32.3 34.6 93 Basin Creek 7180 1.9 .0 * 21.4 24.3 88 Beagle Springs 8850 1.3 .0 * 30.6 23.3 131 Beaver Creek 7850 1.1 .0 * 45.4 32.9 138 Black Bear 8170 2.3 .0 * 72.5 54.4 133 Bloody Dick 7600 .7 .0 * 27.5 25.3 109 Brackett Creek 7320 2.1 .0 * 50.7 46.5 109 Calvert Creek 6430 .0 .0 * 20.1 18.5 109 Carrot Basin 9000 2.1 .0 * 52.8 43.1 123 Clover Meadow 8600 2.1 .0 * 32.3 33.4 97 Darkhorse Lake 8600 2.3 .0 * 49.7 44.6 111 Divide 7800 .4 .0 * 25.7 24.1 107 Frohner Meadow 6480 1.2 .0 * 23.0 23.4 98 Lakeview Ridge 7400 .4 .0 * 30.3 27.6 110 Lemhi Ridge 8100 1.0 .0 * 28.0 24.8 113 Lick Creek 6860 .0 .0 * 29.9 29.7 101 Lone Mountain 8880 1.4 .0 * 37.3 33.6 111 Lower Twin 7900 2.6 .0 * 46.0 39.7 116 Madison Plateau 7750 1.6 .0 * 50.3 40.1 125 Moose Creek 6200 .0 .0 * 37.8 30.7 123 Mule Creek 8300 1.8 .0 * 34.3 30.0 114 Rocker Peak 8000 1.8 .0 * 27.0 29.6 91 Sacajawea 6550 .2 .0 * 48.1 43.3 111 Saddle Mtn. 7940 1.9 .0 * 36.5 35.7 102 Short Creek 7000 .0 .0 * 21.4 17.6 122 Shower Falls 8100 2.0 .0 * 50.0 46.2 108 Tepee Creek 8000 .7 .0 * 27.3 27.1 101 West Yellowstone 6700 .1 .0 * 34.1 23.8 143 Whiskey Creek 6800 .0 .0 * 39.2 32.5 121 White Elephant 7710 .7 .0 * -M 45.5 * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 113 HEADWATERS MISSOURI MAINSTEM Boulder Mountain 7950 2.4 .0 * 41.8 38.8 108 Frohner Meadow 6480 1.2 .0 * 23.0 23.4 98 Nevada Ridge 7020 1.3 .0 * 29.8 28.3 105 Rocker Peak 8000 1.8 .0 * 27.0 29.6 91 Tizer Basin 6880 .3 .0 * 20.7 26.0 80 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 97 SMITH, JUDITH, AND MUSSELSHELL RIVER BASINS Boulder Mountain 7950 2.4 .0 * 41.8 38.8 108 Crystal Lake 6050 .6 .0 * 34.8 38.7 90 Daisy Peak 7600 -M .0 * 22.3 27.0 83 Deadman Creek 6450 .0 .0 * 20.4 26.5 77 Elk Peak 7600 1.2 -M * 27.2 -M * Onion Park 7410 .0 .0 * 29.2 34.5 85 Pickfoot Creek 6650 1.6 .0 * 30.3 29.6 102 Porcupine 6500 .0 .0 * 24.9 26.5 94 Spur Park 8100 .8 .0 * 29.2 33.8 86 Stringer Creek 6550 .0 .0 * 24.2 30.6 79 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 90 SUN, TETON AND MARIAS RIVER BASINS Badger Pass 6900 -M .0 * -M 52.7 * Dupuyer Creek 5750 .1 .0 * 25.3 29.8 85 Mount Lockhart 6400 .0 .0 * 39.9 41.4 96 Pike Creek 5930 .2 -M * 51.7 46.7 111 Waldron 5600 .0 .0 * 30.0 30.4 99 Wood Creek 5960 .2 .0 * 30.4 28.0 109 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 101 MISSOURI MAINSTEM RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 -M .0 * -M 52.7 * Boulder Mountain 7950 2.4 .0 * 41.8 38.8 108 Crystal Lake 6050 .6 .0 * 34.8 38.7 90 Daisy Peak 7600 -M .0 * 22.3 27.0 83 Deadman Creek 6450 .0 .0 * 20.4 26.5 77 Dupuyer Creek 5750 .1 .0 * 25.3 29.8 85 Elk Peak 7600 1.2 -M * 27.2 -M * Frohner Meadow 6480 1.2 .0 * 23.0 23.4 98 Mount Lockhart 6400 .0 .0 * 39.9 41.4 96 Nevada Ridge 7020 1.3 .0 * 29.8 28.3 105 Onion Park 7410 .0 .0 * 29.2 34.5 85 Pickfoot Creek 6650 1.6 .0 * 30.3 29.6 102 Pike Creek 5930 .2 -M * 51.7 46.7 111 Porcupine 6500 .0 .0 * 24.9 26.5 94 Rocker Peak 8000 1.8 .0 * 27.0 29.6 91 Rocky Boy 4700 .0 .0 * 20.9 26.5 79 Spur Park 8100 .8 .0 * 29.2 33.8 86 Stringer Creek 6550 .0 .0 * 24.2 30.6 79 Tizer Basin 6880 .3 .0 * 20.7 26.0 80 Waldron 5600 .0 .0 * 30.0 30.4 99 Wood Creek 5960 .2 .0 * 30.4 28.0 109 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 93 ST. MARY AND MILK RIVER BASINS Flattop Mtn. 6300 .0 .0 * 77.1 69.0 112 Many Glacier 4900 .0 .0 * 49.8 47.5 105 Rocky Boy 4700 .0 .0 * 20.9 26.5 79 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 103 UPPER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Beartooth Lake 9360 1.6 .0 * 42.5 32.5 131 Box Canyon 6670 .5 .0 * 23.5 24.3 97 Brackett Creek 7320 2.1 .0 * 50.7 46.5 109 Burnt Mtn 5880 .4 .0 * 30.6 29.2 105 Canyon 7870 1.1 .0 * 37.4 27.3 137 Cole Creek 7850 2.1 .0 * 25.2 30.6 82 East Boulder Mine 6335 .2 -M * 31.6 -M * Evening Star 9200 3.0 .0 * 62.1 44.3 140 Fisher Creek 9100 3.7 .0 * 66.8 51.0 131 Monument Peak 8850 2.5 .0 * -M 36.9 * Northeast Entrance 7350 .9 .0 * 32.9 24.5 134 Parker Peak 9400 3.0 .0 * 53.9 31.3 172 Placer Basin 8830 1.8 .0 * 38.2 36.4 105 Porcupine 6500 .0 .0 * 24.9 26.5 94 Sacajawea 6550 .2 .0 * 48.1 43.3 111 Shower Falls 8100 2.0 .0 * 50.0 46.2 108 S Fork Shields 8100 2.0 .0 * 45.8 40.8 112 Sylvan Lake 8420 3.5 .0 * 56.7 37.5 151 Sylvan Road 7120 1.1 .0 * 44.3 28.1 158 Thumb Divide 7980 1.2 .0 * 40.5 29.3 138 Two Ocean Plateau 9240 -M .0 * 67.1 42.6 158 White Mill 8700 3.6 .0 * 52.3 39.9 131 Wolverine 7650 .0 .0 * 32.9 23.0 143 Younts Peak 8350 1.8 .0 * 47.4 28.8 165 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 127 WIND RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Burroughs Creek 8750 1.1 -M * 37.0 -M * Castle Creek 8400 .4 -M * 28.5 -M * Cold Springs 9630 1.2 .0 * 30.7 21.4 143 Deer Park 9700 .5 .0 * 53.0 34.6 153 Hobbs Park 10100 .7 .0 * 44.4 27.3 163 Kirwin 9550 1.6 .0 * 39.9 25.8 155 Little Warm 9370 1.4 .0 * 36.3 25.5 142 Owl Creek 8975 .5 .0 * 27.4 16.9 162 South Pass 9040 .0 .0 * 42.6 29.2 146 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 .0 .0 * 29.4 20.0 147 Togwotee Pass 9580 2.4 .0 * 55.2 38.2 145 Townsend Creek 8700 .2 .0 * 37.8 24.2 156 Younts Peak 8350 1.8 .0 * 47.4 28.8 165 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 152 SHOSHONE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Blackwater 9780 2.9 .0 * 59.3 35.7 166 Evening Star 9200 3.0 .0 * 62.1 44.3 140 Marquette 8760 .7 -M * 33.4 -M * Sylvan Lake 8420 3.5 .0 * 56.7 37.5 151 Sylvan Road 7120 1.1 .0 * 44.3 28.1 158 Younts Peak 8350 1.8 .0 * 47.4 28.8 165 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 155 BIGHORN RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bald Mtn. 9380 1.5 .0 * 30.7 31.6 97 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 .1 .0 * 22.9 20.4 112 Blackwater 9780 2.9 .0 * 59.3 35.7 166 Bone Springs Div 9350 .3 .0 * 34.8 30.8 113 Evening Star 9200 3.0 .0 * 62.1 44.3 140 Grave Springs 8550 .2 .0 * 18.4 22.7 81 Kirwin 9550 1.6 .0 * 39.9 25.8 155 Marquette 8760 .7 -M * 33.4 -M * Middle Powder 7760 .2 .0 * 18.6 24.5 76 Owl Creek 8975 .5 .0 * 27.4 16.9 162 Powder River Pass 9480 .6 .0 * 30.3 26.3 115 Shell Creek 9580 1.5 .0 * 29.5 27.8 106 Sylvan Lake 8420 3.5 .0 * 56.7 37.5 151 Sylvan Road 7120 1.1 .0 * 44.3 28.1 158 Timber Creek 7950 .5 .0 * 25.9 20.9 124 Younts Peak 8350 1.8 .0 * 47.4 28.8 165 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 130 TONGUE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Big Goose 7990 .1 .0 * 26.7 24.3 110 Bone Springs Div 9350 .3 .0 * 34.8 30.8 113 Burgess Junction 7880 .2 .0 * 27.9 25.1 111 Dome Lake 8880 .0 .0 * 32.1 27.8 115 Little Goose 8870 .1 -M * 33.4 -M * Sucker Creek 8880 .2 .0 * 32.4 29.3 111 Tie Creek 6870 .2 .0 * 32.4 26.3 123 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 114 POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bear Trap Meadow 8200 .1 .0 * 22.9 20.4 112 Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 .2 .0 * 37.0 29.9 124 Grave Springs 8550 .2 .0 * 18.4 22.7 81 Hansen Sawmill 8360 .3 .0 * 31.0 21.6 144 Middle Powder 7760 .2 .0 * 18.6 24.5 76 Powder River Pass 9480 .6 .0 * 30.3 26.3 115 Soldier Park 8720 .3 -M * 31.0 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 109 LOWER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Bald Mtn. 9380 1.5 .0 * 30.7 31.6 97 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 .1 .0 * 22.9 20.4 112 Big Goose 7990 .1 .0 * 26.7 24.3 110 Blackwater 9780 2.9 .0 * 59.3 35.7 166 Bone Springs Div 9350 .3 .0 * 34.8 30.8 113 Burgess Junction 7880 .2 .0 * 27.9 25.1 111 Burroughs Creek 8750 1.1 -M * 37.0 -M * Castle Creek 8400 .4 -M * 28.5 -M * Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 .2 .0 * 37.0 29.9 124 Cold Springs 9630 1.2 .0 * 30.7 21.4 143 Deer Park 9700 .5 .0 * 53.0 34.6 153 Dome Lake 8880 .0 .0 * 32.1 27.8 115 Evening Star 9200 3.0 .0 * 62.1 44.3 140 Grave Springs 8550 .2 .0 * 18.4 22.7 81 Hansen Sawmill 8360 .3 .0 * 31.0 21.6 144 Hobbs Park 10100 .7 .0 * 44.4 27.3 163 Kirwin 9550 1.6 .0 * 39.9 25.8 155 Little Goose 8870 .1 -M * 33.4 -M * Little Warm 9370 1.4 .0 * 36.3 25.5 142 Marquette 8760 .7 -M * 33.4 -M * Middle Powder 7760 .2 .0 * 18.6 24.5 76 Owl Creek 8975 .5 .0 * 27.4 16.9 162 Powder River Pass 9480 .6 .0 * 30.3 26.3 115 Shell Creek 9580 1.5 .0 * 29.5 27.8 106 Soldier Park 8720 .3 -M * 31.0 -M * South Pass 9040 .0 .0 * 42.6 29.2 146 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 .0 .0 * 29.4 20.0 147 Sucker Creek 8880 .2 .0 * 32.4 29.3 111 Sylvan Lake 8420 3.5 .0 * 56.7 37.5 151 Sylvan Road 7120 1.1 .0 * 44.3 28.1 158 Tie Creek 6870 .2 .0 * 32.4 26.3 123 Timber Creek 7950 .5 .0 * 25.9 20.9 124 Togwotee Pass 9580 2.4 .0 * 55.2 38.2 145 Townsend Creek 8700 .2 .0 * 37.8 24.2 156 Younts Peak 8350 1.8 .0 * 47.4 28.8 165 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 133 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