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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: JULY 20 , 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 * 39.4 33.7 117 Bear Mountain 5400 .0 .0 * 97.7 81.2 120 Garver Creek 4250 .0 .0 * 31.5 24.1 131 Grave Creek 4300 .0 .0 * 51.4 43.4 118 Hand Creek 5035 .0 .0 * 24.3 25.6 95 Hawkins Lake 6450 .0 .0 * 55.9 41.3 135 Poorman Creek 5100 .0 .0 * 85.6 67.9 126 Stahl Peak 6030 .0 .0 * 63.8 55.6 115 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 121 FLATHEAD RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 .0 .0 * 52.5 47.2 111 Bisson Creek 4920 .0 .0 * 36.1 27.9 129 Blacktail Mtn 5650 .0 -M * 21.4 -M * Emery Creek 4350 .0 .0 * 46.0 34.9 132 Flattop Mtn. 6300 .0 .0 * 75.5 63.6 119 Grave Creek 4300 .0 .0 * 51.4 43.4 118 Hand Creek 5035 .0 .0 * 24.3 25.6 95 Kraft Creek 4750 .0 -M * 39.8 34.6 115 Many Glacier 4900 .0 .0 * 49.4 42.5 116 Moss Peak 6780 .0 .0 * 68.7 53.6 128 Noisy Basin 6040 .0 .0 * 68.7 62.7 110 North Fork Jocko 6330 .0 .0 * 68.9 61.3 112 Pike Creek 5930 .0 -M * 48.3 42.1 115 Sleeping Woman 6150 .0 .0 * 41.9 30.4 138 Stahl Peak 6030 .0 .0 * 63.8 55.6 115 Stuart Mountain 7400 .0 .0 * 50.0 43.2 116 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 117 UPPER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Barker Lakes 8250 .0 .0 * 26.2 29.9 88 Basin Creek 7180 .0 .0 * 18.3 20.7 88 Black Pine 7210 .0 .0 * 26.6 22.4 119 Combination 5600 .0 .0 * 18.6 17.0 109 Copper Bottom 5200 .0 -M * 27.5 21.9 126 Copper Camp 6950 .0 -M * 41.2 42.4 97 Lubrecht Flume 4680 .0 .0 * 21.5 16.9 127 Nevada Ridge 7020 .0 .0 * 26.5 25.1 106 N Fk Elk Creek 6250 .0 .0 * 24.6 23.0 107 North Fork Jocko 6330 .0 .0 * 68.9 61.3 112 Peterson Meadows 7200 .0 .0 * 28.3 22.5 126 Rocker Peak 8000 .0 .0 * 23.5 25.6 92 Skalkaho Summit 7250 .0 .0 * 36.5 33.1 110 Stuart Mountain 7400 .0 .0 * 50.0 43.2 116 Warm Springs 7800 .0 .0 * 41.2 35.9 115 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 109 BITTERROOT RIVER BASIN Daly Creek 5780 .0 .0 * 24.7 21.6 114 Lolo Pass 5240 .0 .0 * 46.9 43.4 108 Nez Perce Camp 5650 .0 .0 * 32.0 28.5 112 Saddle Mtn. 7940 .0 .0 * -M 32.9 * Skalkaho Summit 7250 .0 .0 * 36.5 33.1 110 Twelvemile Creek 5600 .0 .0 * 50.2 42.0 120 Twin Lakes 6400 .0 .0 * 66.2 59.2 112 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 113 LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Hoodoo Basin 6050 .0 .0 * 74.2 59.2 125 Humboldt Gulch 4250 .0 .0 * 58.5 47.8 122 Lolo Pass 5240 .0 .0 * 46.9 43.4 108 Lookout 5140 .0 .0 * 57.8 48.8 118 Poorman Creek 5100 .0 .0 * 85.6 67.9 126 Sleeping Woman 6150 .0 .0 * 41.9 30.4 138 Stuart Mountain 7400 .0 .0 * 50.0 43.2 116 Sunset 5540 .0 .0 * 53.0 48.9 108 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 120 JEFFERSON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 -M .0 * -M 34.2 * Barker Lakes 8250 .0 .0 * 26.2 29.9 88 Basin Creek 7180 .0 .0 * 18.3 20.7 88 Beagle Springs 8850 .0 .0 * 24.8 19.9 125 Bloody Dick 7600 .0 .0 * 25.3 22.6 112 Calvert Creek 6430 .0 .0 * 18.8 16.0 118 Clover Meadow 8600 .0 .0 * 26.8 28.7 93 Darkhorse Lake 8600 .0 .0 * 45.6 40.3 113 Divide 7800 .0 .0 * 23.6 20.8 113 Frohner Meadow 6480 .0 .0 * 20.0 19.8 101 Lakeview Ridge 7400 .0 .0 * 26.3 24.2 109 Lemhi Ridge 8100 .0 .0 * 26.2 22.1 119 Lower Twin 7900 .0 .0 * 41.5 35.2 118 Moose Creek 6200 -M .0 * 31.8 27.8 114 Mule Creek 8300 .0 .0 * 30.1 26.5 114 Rocker Peak 8000 .0 .0 * 23.5 25.6 92 Saddle Mtn. 7940 .0 .0 * -M 32.9 * Short Creek 7000 .0 .0 * 17.0 14.4 118 White Elephant 7710 .1 .0 * 55.5 41.7 133 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 110 MADISON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 -M .0 * -M 34.2 * Beaver Creek 7850 .0 .0 * 39.9 29.3 136 Black Bear 8170 .0 .0 * 65.8 50.6 130 Carrot Basin 9000 .0 .0 * 48.1 38.7 124 Clover Meadow 8600 .0 .0 * 26.8 28.7 93 Lone Mountain 8880 .0 .0 * 30.4 29.3 104 Lower Twin 7900 .0 .0 * 41.5 35.2 118 Madison Plateau 7750 .0 .0 * 44.0 36.8 120 Tepee Creek 8000 .0 .0 * 24.7 23.6 105 West Yellowstone 6700 .0 .0 * 28.4 21.4 133 Whiskey Creek 6800 .0 .0 * 34.0 29.4 116 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 119 GALLATIN RIVER BASIN Beaver Creek 7850 .0 .0 * 39.9 29.3 136 Brackett Creek 7320 .0 .0 * 43.4 41.7 104 Carrot Basin 9000 .0 .0 * 48.1 38.7 124 Lick Creek 6860 .0 .0 * 26.4 26.0 102 Lone Mountain 8880 .0 .0 * 30.4 29.3 104 Sacajawea 6550 .0 .0 * 40.6 38.7 105 Shower Falls 8100 .0 .0 * 43.5 40.8 107 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 111 MISSOURI HEADWATERS Albro Lake 8300 -M .0 * -M 34.2 * Barker Lakes 8250 .0 .0 * 26.2 29.9 88 Basin Creek 7180 .0 .0 * 18.3 20.7 88 Beagle Springs 8850 .0 .0 * 24.8 19.9 125 Beaver Creek 7850 .0 .0 * 39.9 29.3 136 Black Bear 8170 .0 .0 * 65.8 50.6 130 Bloody Dick 7600 .0 .0 * 25.3 22.6 112 Brackett Creek 7320 .0 .0 * 43.4 41.7 104 Calvert Creek 6430 .0 .0 * 18.8 16.0 118 Carrot Basin 9000 .0 .0 * 48.1 38.7 124 Clover Meadow 8600 .0 .0 * 26.8 28.7 93 Darkhorse Lake 8600 .0 .0 * 45.6 40.3 113 Divide 7800 .0 .0 * 23.6 20.8 113 Frohner Meadow 6480 .0 .0 * 20.0 19.8 101 Lakeview Ridge 7400 .0 .0 * 26.3 24.2 109 Lemhi Ridge 8100 .0 .0 * 26.2 22.1 119 Lick Creek 6860 .0 .0 * 26.4 26.0 102 Lone Mountain 8880 .0 .0 * 30.4 29.3 104 Lower Twin 7900 .0 .0 * 41.5 35.2 118 Madison Plateau 7750 .0 .0 * 44.0 36.8 120 Moose Creek 6200 -M .0 * 31.8 27.8 114 Mule Creek 8300 .0 .0 * 30.1 26.5 114 Rocker Peak 8000 .0 .0 * 23.5 25.6 92 Sacajawea 6550 .0 .0 * 40.6 38.7 105 Saddle Mtn. 7940 .0 .0 * -M 32.9 * Short Creek 7000 .0 .0 * 17.0 14.4 118 Shower Falls 8100 .0 .0 * 43.5 40.8 107 Tepee Creek 8000 .0 .0 * 24.7 23.6 105 West Yellowstone 6700 .0 .0 * 28.4 21.4 133 Whiskey Creek 6800 .0 .0 * 34.0 29.4 116 White Elephant 7710 .1 .0 * 55.5 41.7 133 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 113 HEADWATERS MISSOURI MAINSTEM Boulder Mountain 7950 .0 .0 * 36.5 34.5 106 Frohner Meadow 6480 .0 .0 * 20.0 19.8 101 Nevada Ridge 7020 .0 .0 * 26.5 25.1 106 Rocker Peak 8000 .0 .0 * 23.5 25.6 92 Tizer Basin 6880 .0 .0 * 18.5 22.0 84 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 98 SMITH, JUDITH, AND MUSSELSHELL RIVER BASINS Boulder Mountain 7950 .0 .0 * 36.5 34.5 106 Crystal Lake 6050 .0 .0 * 31.8 33.1 96 Daisy Peak 7600 .0 .0 * 19.1 22.9 83 Deadman Creek 6450 .0 .0 * 18.5 22.6 82 Elk Peak 7600 .0 -M * 23.7 -M * Onion Park 7410 .0 .0 * 27.1 30.1 90 Pickfoot Creek 6650 .0 .0 * 25.7 25.7 100 Porcupine 6500 .0 .0 * 23.6 22.9 103 Spur Park 8100 .0 .0 * 27.4 29.9 92 Stringer Creek 6550 .0 .0 * 21.8 26.4 83 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 93 SUN, TETON AND MARIAS RIVER BASINS Badger Pass 6900 .0 .0 * 52.5 47.2 111 Dupuyer Creek 5750 .0 .0 * 23.9 24.8 96 Mount Lockhart 6400 .0 .0 * 39.3 36.6 107 Pike Creek 5930 .0 -M * 48.3 42.1 115 Waldron 5600 .0 .0 * 28.8 26.0 111 Wood Creek 5960 .0 .0 * 27.8 24.5 113 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 110 MISSOURI MAINSTEM RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 .0 .0 * 52.5 47.2 111 Boulder Mountain 7950 .0 .0 * 36.5 34.5 106 Crystal Lake 6050 .0 .0 * 31.8 33.1 96 Daisy Peak 7600 .0 .0 * 19.1 22.9 83 Deadman Creek 6450 .0 .0 * 18.5 22.6 82 Dupuyer Creek 5750 .0 .0 * 23.9 24.8 96 Elk Peak 7600 .0 -M * 23.7 -M * Frohner Meadow 6480 .0 .0 * 20.0 19.8 101 Mount Lockhart 6400 .0 .0 * 39.3 36.6 107 Nevada Ridge 7020 .0 .0 * 26.5 25.1 106 Onion Park 7410 .0 .0 * 27.1 30.1 90 Pickfoot Creek 6650 .0 .0 * 25.7 25.7 100 Pike Creek 5930 .0 -M * 48.3 42.1 115 Porcupine 6500 .0 .0 * 23.6 22.9 103 Rocker Peak 8000 .0 .0 * 23.5 25.6 92 Rocky Boy 4700 .0 .0 * 20.6 22.2 93 Spur Park 8100 .0 .0 * 27.4 29.9 92 Stringer Creek 6550 .0 .0 * 21.8 26.4 83 Tizer Basin 6880 .0 .0 * 18.5 22.0 84 Waldron 5600 .0 .0 * 28.8 26.0 111 Wood Creek 5960 .0 .0 * 27.8 24.5 113 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 100 ST. MARY AND MILK RIVER BASINS Flattop Mtn. 6300 .0 .0 * 75.5 63.6 119 Many Glacier 4900 .0 .0 * 49.4 42.5 116 Rocky Boy 4700 .0 .0 * 20.6 22.2 93 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 113 UPPER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Beartooth Lake 9360 .0 .0 * 36.3 29.1 125 Box Canyon 6670 .0 .0 * 18.3 21.2 86 Brackett Creek 7320 .0 .0 * 43.4 41.7 104 Burnt Mtn 5880 .0 .0 * 27.1 25.4 107 Canyon 7870 .0 .0 * 31.7 24.2 131 Cole Creek 7850 .0 .0 * 22.0 26.0 85 East Boulder Mine 6335 .0 -M * 27.5 -M * Evening Star 9200 .0 .0 * 56.1 39.7 141 Fisher Creek 9100 .0 .0 * 58.8 45.9 128 Monument Peak 8850 .0 .0 * 39.3 32.9 119 Northeast Entrance 7350 .0 .0 * 26.9 20.8 129 Parker Peak 9400 .0 .0 * 45.4 27.9 163 Placer Basin 8830 .0 .0 * 33.5 31.9 105 Porcupine 6500 .0 .0 * 23.6 22.9 103 Sacajawea 6550 .0 .0 * 40.6 38.7 105 Shower Falls 8100 .0 .0 * 43.5 40.8 107 S Fork Shields 8100 .0 .0 * 40.8 35.9 114 Sylvan Lake 8420 .0 .0 * 47.2 33.8 140 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 .0 * 36.1 24.8 146 Thumb Divide 7980 -M .0 * 33.8 26.7 127 Two Ocean Plateau 9240 -M .0 * -M 38.6 * White Mill 8700 .0 .0 * 44.9 35.4 127 Wolverine 7650 .0 .0 * 27.8 19.5 143 Younts Peak 8350 .0 .0 * 39.7 24.3 163 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 122 WIND RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Burroughs Creek 8750 .0 -M * 33.9 -M * Castle Creek 8400 .0 -M * 21.9 -M * Cold Springs 9630 .0 .0 * 27.1 18.1 150 Deer Park 9700 .0 .0 * 49.1 30.4 162 Hobbs Park 10100 .0 .0 * 40.6 23.7 171 Kirwin 9550 .0 .0 * 33.8 20.9 162 Little Warm 9370 .0 .0 * 31.2 21.4 146 Owl Creek 8975 .0 .0 * 19.6 13.7 143 South Pass 9040 .0 .0 * 39.3 26.1 151 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 .0 .0 * 24.5 17.1 143 Togwotee Pass 9580 .0 .0 * 48.9 34.2 143 Townsend Creek 8700 .0 .0 * 33.1 20.8 159 Younts Peak 8350 .0 .0 * 39.7 24.3 163 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 154 SHOSHONE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Blackwater 9780 .0 .0 * 51.8 31.4 165 Evening Star 9200 .0 .0 * 56.1 39.7 141 Marquette 8760 .0 -M * 29.3 -M * Sylvan Lake 8420 .0 .0 * 47.2 33.8 140 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 .0 * 36.1 24.8 146 Younts Peak 8350 .0 .0 * 39.7 24.3 163 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 150 BIGHORN RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bald Mtn. 9380 .0 .0 * 26.5 27.7 96 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 .0 .0 * 20.1 17.1 118 Blackwater 9780 .0 .0 * 51.8 31.4 165 Bone Springs Div 9350 .0 .0 * 27.7 26.5 105 Evening Star 9200 .0 .0 * 56.1 39.7 141 Grave Springs 8550 .0 .0 * 16.5 19.3 85 Kirwin 9550 .0 .0 * 33.8 20.9 162 Marquette 8760 .0 -M * 29.3 -M * Middle Powder 7760 .0 .0 * 18.1 20.9 87 Owl Creek 8975 .0 .0 * 19.6 13.7 143 Powder River Pass 9480 .0 .0 * 23.5 22.6 104 Shell Creek 9580 .0 .0 * 25.1 24.1 104 Sylvan Lake 8420 .0 .0 * 47.2 33.8 140 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 .0 * 36.1 24.8 146 Timber Creek 7950 .0 .0 * 20.9 16.8 124 Younts Peak 8350 .0 .0 * 39.7 24.3 163 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 127 TONGUE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Big Goose 7990 .0 .0 * 23.8 20.7 115 Bone Springs Div 9350 .0 .0 * 27.7 26.5 105 Burgess Junction 7880 .0 .0 * 25.3 21.7 117 Dome Lake 8880 .0 .0 * 28.9 23.9 121 Little Goose 8870 .0 -M * 28.5 -M * Sucker Creek 8880 .0 .0 * 28.6 25.7 111 Tie Creek 6870 .0 .0 * 27.8 22.5 124 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 115 POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bear Trap Meadow 8200 .0 .0 * 20.1 17.1 118 Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 .0 .0 * 32.5 25.5 127 Grave Springs 8550 .0 .0 * 16.5 19.3 85 Hansen Sawmill 8360 .0 .0 * -M 17.8 * Middle Powder 7760 .0 .0 * 18.1 20.9 87 Powder River Pass 9480 .0 .0 * 23.5 22.6 104 Soldier Park 8720 .0 -M * 26.6 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 105 LOWER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Bald Mtn. 9380 .0 .0 * 26.5 27.7 96 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 .0 .0 * 20.1 17.1 118 Big Goose 7990 .0 .0 * 23.8 20.7 115 Blackwater 9780 .0 .0 * 51.8 31.4 165 Bone Springs Div 9350 .0 .0 * 27.7 26.5 105 Burgess Junction 7880 .0 .0 * 25.3 21.7 117 Burroughs Creek 8750 .0 -M * 33.9 -M * Castle Creek 8400 .0 -M * 21.9 -M * Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 .0 .0 * 32.5 25.5 127 Cold Springs 9630 .0 .0 * 27.1 18.1 150 Deer Park 9700 .0 .0 * 49.1 30.4 162 Dome Lake 8880 .0 .0 * 28.9 23.9 121 Evening Star 9200 .0 .0 * 56.1 39.7 141 Grave Springs 8550 .0 .0 * 16.5 19.3 85 Hansen Sawmill 8360 .0 .0 * -M 17.8 * Hobbs Park 10100 .0 .0 * 40.6 23.7 171 Kirwin 9550 .0 .0 * 33.8 20.9 162 Little Goose 8870 .0 -M * 28.5 -M * Little Warm 9370 .0 .0 * 31.2 21.4 146 Marquette 8760 .0 -M * 29.3 -M * Middle Powder 7760 .0 .0 * 18.1 20.9 87 Owl Creek 8975 .0 .0 * 19.6 13.7 143 Powder River Pass 9480 .0 .0 * 23.5 22.6 104 Shell Creek 9580 .0 .0 * 25.1 24.1 104 Soldier Park 8720 .0 -M * 26.6 -M * South Pass 9040 .0 .0 * 39.3 26.1 151 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 .0 .0 * 24.5 17.1 143 Sucker Creek 8880 .0 .0 * 28.6 25.7 111 Sylvan Lake 8420 .0 .0 * 47.2 33.8 140 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 .0 * 36.1 24.8 146 Tie Creek 6870 .0 .0 * 27.8 22.5 124 Timber Creek 7950 .0 .0 * 20.9 16.8 124 Togwotee Pass 9580 .0 .0 * 48.9 34.2 143 Townsend Creek 8700 .0 .0 * 33.1 20.8 159 Younts Peak 8350 .0 .0 * 39.7 24.3 163 ----- ----- 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