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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 MONDAY: AUGUST 21 , 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 * 39.7 34.9 114 Bear Mountain 5400 .0 .0 * 98.3 82.8 119 Garver Creek 4250 .0 .0 * 31.7 25.1 126 Grave Creek 4300 .0 .0 * 52.1 45.3 115 Hand Creek 5035 .0 .0 * 23.7 26.6 89 Hawkins Lake 6450 .0 .0 * 55.9 42.9 130 Poorman Creek 5100 .0 .0 * 85.8 69.2 124 Stahl Peak 6030 .0 .0 * 64.5 57.7 112 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 117 FLATHEAD RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 .0 .0 * 53.0 49.3 108 Bisson Creek 4920 .0 .0 * 36.0 29.1 124 Blacktail Mtn 5650 .0 -M * 21.4 -M * Emery Creek 4350 .0 .0 * 46.5 36.3 128 Flattop Mtn. 6300 .0 .0 * 75.8 65.7 115 Grave Creek 4300 .0 .0 * 52.1 45.3 115 Hand Creek 5035 .0 .0 * 23.7 26.6 89 Kraft Creek 4750 .0 -M * 39.8 35.9 111 Many Glacier 4900 .0 .0 * 49.5 44.4 111 Moss Peak 6780 .0 .0 * 69.0 55.6 124 Noisy Basin 6040 .0 .0 * 69.1 65.0 106 North Fork Jocko 6330 .0 .0 * 69.0 62.7 110 Pike Creek 5930 .0 -M * 48.5 43.8 111 Sleeping Woman 6150 .0 .0 * 42.5 31.8 134 Stahl Peak 6030 .0 .0 * 64.5 57.7 112 Stuart Mountain 7400 .0 .0 * 50.2 44.5 113 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 114 UPPER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Barker Lakes 8250 .0 .0 * 27.4 31.9 86 Basin Creek 7180 .0 .0 * 18.8 22.2 85 Black Pine 7210 .0 .0 * 26.5 23.7 112 Combination 5600 .0 .0 * 18.9 18.4 103 Copper Bottom 5200 .0 -M * 27.6 22.8 121 Copper Camp 6950 .0 -M * 41.5 44.0 94 Lubrecht Flume 4680 .0 .0 * 21.3 18.0 118 Nevada Ridge 7020 .0 .0 * 26.5 26.3 101 N Fk Elk Creek 6250 .0 .0 * 24.3 24.0 101 North Fork Jocko 6330 .0 .0 * 69.0 62.7 110 Peterson Meadows 7200 .0 .0 * 28.0 23.8 118 Rocker Peak 8000 .0 .0 * 25.0 27.3 92 Skalkaho Summit 7250 .0 .0 * 36.5 34.6 105 Stuart Mountain 7400 .0 .0 * 50.2 44.5 113 Warm Springs 7800 .0 .0 * 40.1 37.7 106 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 104 BITTERROOT RIVER BASIN Daly Creek 5780 .0 .0 * 25.7 22.9 112 Lolo Pass 5240 .0 .0 * 47.0 44.8 105 Nez Perce Camp 5650 .0 .0 * 32.4 29.7 109 Saddle Mtn. 7940 .0 .0 * 34.6 34.1 101 Skalkaho Summit 7250 .0 .0 * 36.5 34.6 105 Twelvemile Creek 5600 .0 .0 * 48.9 43.2 113 Twin Lakes 6400 .0 .0 * 67.4 60.7 111 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 108 LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Hoodoo Basin 6050 .0 .0 * 73.2 60.7 121 Humboldt Gulch 4250 .1 .0 * 58.6 48.9 120 Lolo Pass 5240 .0 .0 * 47.0 44.8 105 Lookout 5140 .0 .0 * 57.6 49.9 115 Poorman Creek 5100 .0 .0 * 85.8 69.2 124 Sleeping Woman 6150 .0 .0 * 42.5 31.8 134 Stuart Mountain 7400 .0 .0 * 50.2 44.5 113 Sunset 5540 .0 .0 * 53.2 50.1 106 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 117 JEFFERSON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 .0 .0 * 39.7 36.0 110 Barker Lakes 8250 .0 .0 * 27.4 31.9 86 Basin Creek 7180 .0 .0 * 18.8 22.2 85 Beagle Springs 8850 .0 .0 * 26.9 21.5 125 Bloody Dick 7600 .0 .0 * 24.8 23.7 105 Calvert Creek 6430 .0 .0 * 19.4 17.0 114 Clover Meadow 8600 .0 .0 * 28.2 30.8 92 Darkhorse Lake 8600 .0 .0 * 46.6 42.2 110 Divide 7800 .0 .0 * 24.1 22.3 108 Frohner Meadow 6480 .0 .0 * 20.4 21.2 96 Lakeview Ridge 7400 .0 .0 * 26.6 25.8 103 Lemhi Ridge 8100 .0 .0 * 26.0 23.2 112 Lower Twin 7900 .0 .0 * 42.5 37.2 114 Moose Creek 6200 .4 .0 * -M 29.0 * Mule Creek 8300 .0 .0 * 30.5 28.1 109 Rocker Peak 8000 .0 .0 * 25.0 27.3 92 Saddle Mtn. 7940 .0 .0 * 34.6 34.1 101 Short Creek 7000 .0 .0 * 18.9 16.0 118 White Elephant 7710 .1 .0 * 56.3 43.6 129 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 106 MADISON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 .0 .0 * 39.7 36.0 110 Beaver Creek 7850 .0 .0 * 41.3 31.0 133 Black Bear 8170 .0 .0 * 66.9 52.2 128 Carrot Basin 9000 .0 .0 * 49.3 40.8 121 Clover Meadow 8600 .0 .0 * 28.2 30.8 92 Lone Mountain 8880 .0 .0 * 32.1 31.5 102 Lower Twin 7900 .0 .0 * 42.5 37.2 114 Madison Plateau 7750 .0 .0 * 45.7 38.2 120 Tepee Creek 8000 .0 .0 * 25.1 25.4 99 West Yellowstone 6700 .0 .0 * 30.3 22.4 135 Whiskey Creek 6800 .0 .0 * 35.6 30.6 116 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 116 GALLATIN RIVER BASIN Beaver Creek 7850 .0 .0 * 41.3 31.0 133 Brackett Creek 7320 .0 .0 * 43.5 43.7 100 Carrot Basin 9000 .0 .0 * 49.3 40.8 121 Lick Creek 6860 .0 .0 * 26.9 27.6 97 Lone Mountain 8880 .0 .0 * 32.1 31.5 102 Sacajawea 6550 .0 .0 * 41.3 40.4 102 Shower Falls 8100 .0 .0 * 44.8 43.2 104 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 108 MISSOURI HEADWATERS Albro Lake 8300 .0 .0 * 39.7 36.0 110 Barker Lakes 8250 .0 .0 * 27.4 31.9 86 Basin Creek 7180 .0 .0 * 18.8 22.2 85 Beagle Springs 8850 .0 .0 * 26.9 21.5 125 Beaver Creek 7850 .0 .0 * 41.3 31.0 133 Black Bear 8170 .0 .0 * 66.9 52.2 128 Bloody Dick 7600 .0 .0 * 24.8 23.7 105 Brackett Creek 7320 .0 .0 * 43.5 43.7 100 Calvert Creek 6430 .0 .0 * 19.4 17.0 114 Carrot Basin 9000 .0 .0 * 49.3 40.8 121 Clover Meadow 8600 .0 .0 * 28.2 30.8 92 Darkhorse Lake 8600 .0 .0 * 46.6 42.2 110 Divide 7800 .0 .0 * 24.1 22.3 108 Frohner Meadow 6480 .0 .0 * 20.4 21.2 96 Lakeview Ridge 7400 .0 .0 * 26.6 25.8 103 Lemhi Ridge 8100 .0 .0 * 26.0 23.2 112 Lick Creek 6860 .0 .0 * 26.9 27.6 97 Lone Mountain 8880 .0 .0 * 32.1 31.5 102 Lower Twin 7900 .0 .0 * 42.5 37.2 114 Madison Plateau 7750 .0 .0 * 45.7 38.2 120 Moose Creek 6200 .4 .0 * -M 29.0 * Mule Creek 8300 .0 .0 * 30.5 28.1 109 Rocker Peak 8000 .0 .0 * 25.0 27.3 92 Sacajawea 6550 .0 .0 * 41.3 40.4 102 Saddle Mtn. 7940 .0 .0 * 34.6 34.1 101 Short Creek 7000 .0 .0 * 18.9 16.0 118 Shower Falls 8100 .0 .0 * 44.8 43.2 104 Tepee Creek 8000 .0 .0 * 25.1 25.4 99 West Yellowstone 6700 .0 .0 * 30.3 22.4 135 Whiskey Creek 6800 .0 .0 * 35.6 30.6 116 White Elephant 7710 .1 .0 * 56.3 43.6 129 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 109 HEADWATERS MISSOURI MAINSTEM Boulder Mountain 7950 .0 .0 * 36.7 36.0 102 Frohner Meadow 6480 .0 .0 * 20.4 21.2 96 Nevada Ridge 7020 .0 .0 * 26.5 26.3 101 Rocker Peak 8000 .0 .0 * 25.0 27.3 92 Tizer Basin 6880 .0 .0 * 18.3 23.8 77 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 94 SMITH, JUDITH, AND MUSSELSHELL RIVER BASINS Boulder Mountain 7950 .0 .0 * 36.7 36.0 102 Crystal Lake 6050 .0 .0 * 32.1 35.4 91 Daisy Peak 7600 .0 .0 * 19.4 24.9 78 Deadman Creek 6450 .0 .0 * 18.9 24.4 77 Elk Peak 7600 .0 -M * 23.8 -M * Onion Park 7410 .0 .0 * 27.2 31.8 86 Pickfoot Creek 6650 .0 .0 * 25.6 27.2 94 Porcupine 6500 .0 .0 * 23.0 24.4 94 Spur Park 8100 .0 .0 * 27.4 31.6 87 Stringer Creek 6550 .0 .0 * 21.9 28.1 78 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 88 SUN, TETON AND MARIAS RIVER BASINS Badger Pass 6900 .0 .0 * 53.0 49.3 108 Dupuyer Creek 5750 .0 .0 * 24.2 26.9 90 Mount Lockhart 6400 .0 .0 * 39.6 38.7 102 Pike Creek 5930 .0 -M * 48.5 43.8 111 Waldron 5600 .0 .0 * 28.9 28.0 103 Wood Creek 5960 .0 .0 * 28.3 25.7 110 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 105 MISSOURI MAINSTEM RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 .0 .0 * 53.0 49.3 108 Boulder Mountain 7950 .0 .0 * 36.7 36.0 102 Crystal Lake 6050 .0 .0 * 32.1 35.4 91 Daisy Peak 7600 .0 .0 * 19.4 24.9 78 Deadman Creek 6450 .0 .0 * 18.9 24.4 77 Dupuyer Creek 5750 .0 .0 * 24.2 26.9 90 Elk Peak 7600 .0 -M * 23.8 -M * Frohner Meadow 6480 .0 .0 * 20.4 21.2 96 Mount Lockhart 6400 .0 .0 * 39.6 38.7 102 Nevada Ridge 7020 .0 .0 * 26.5 26.3 101 Onion Park 7410 .0 .0 * 27.2 31.8 86 Pickfoot Creek 6650 .0 .0 * 25.6 27.2 94 Pike Creek 5930 .0 -M * 48.5 43.8 111 Porcupine 6500 .0 .0 * 23.0 24.4 94 Rocker Peak 8000 .0 .0 * 25.0 27.3 92 Rocky Boy 4700 .0 .0 * 20.5 23.9 86 Spur Park 8100 .0 .0 * 27.4 31.6 87 Stringer Creek 6550 .0 .0 * 21.9 28.1 78 Tizer Basin 6880 .0 .0 * 18.3 23.8 77 Waldron 5600 .0 .0 * 28.9 28.0 103 Wood Creek 5960 .0 .0 * 28.3 25.7 110 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 94 ST. MARY AND MILK RIVER BASINS Flattop Mtn. 6300 .0 .0 * 75.8 65.7 115 Many Glacier 4900 .0 .0 * 49.5 44.4 111 Rocky Boy 4700 .0 .0 * 20.5 23.9 86 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 109 UPPER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Beartooth Lake 9360 .0 .0 * 39.1 30.8 127 Box Canyon 6670 .0 .0 * 19.9 22.5 88 Brackett Creek 7320 .0 .0 * 43.5 43.7 100 Burnt Mtn 5880 .0 .0 * 27.5 27.2 101 Canyon 7870 .0 .0 * 32.8 25.8 127 Cole Creek 7850 .0 .0 * 22.5 28.0 80 East Boulder Mine 6335 .0 -M * 28.4 -M * Evening Star 9200 .0 .0 * 57.3 41.7 137 Fisher Creek 9100 .0 .0 * 61.3 48.3 127 Monument Peak 8850 .0 .0 * 41.2 34.8 118 Northeast Entrance 7350 .0 .0 * 28.6 22.7 126 Parker Peak 9400 .0 .0 * 48.8 29.5 165 Placer Basin 8830 .0 .0 * 35.0 34.0 103 Porcupine 6500 .0 .0 * 23.0 24.4 94 Sacajawea 6550 .0 .0 * 41.3 40.4 102 Shower Falls 8100 .0 .0 * 44.8 43.2 104 S Fork Shields 8100 .0 .0 * 41.3 38.0 109 Sylvan Lake 8420 .0 .0 * 48.3 35.4 136 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 .0 * 37.6 26.1 144 Thumb Divide 7980 .0 .0 * 34.8 27.9 125 Two Ocean Plateau 9240 -M .0 * -M 40.4 * White Mill 8700 .0 .0 * 47.8 37.7 127 Wolverine 7650 .0 .0 * 30.4 21.3 143 Younts Peak 8350 .0 .0 * 40.9 26.3 156 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 119 WIND RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Burroughs Creek 8750 .0 -M * 34.3 -M * Castle Creek 8400 .0 -M * 23.7 -M * Cold Springs 9630 .0 .0 * 28.9 19.7 147 Deer Park 9700 .0 .0 * 51.6 32.3 160 Hobbs Park 10100 .0 .0 * 41.4 25.5 162 Kirwin 9550 .0 .0 * 36.1 23.4 154 Little Warm 9370 .0 .0 * 32.4 23.2 140 Owl Creek 8975 .0 .0 * 22.8 15.3 149 South Pass 9040 .0 .0 * 41.3 27.5 150 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 .0 .0 * 26.3 18.6 141 Togwotee Pass 9580 .0 .0 * 50.4 36.0 140 Townsend Creek 8700 .0 .0 * 35.3 22.3 158 Younts Peak 8350 .0 .0 * 40.9 26.3 156 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 151 SHOSHONE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Blackwater 9780 .0 .0 * 53.9 33.2 162 Evening Star 9200 .0 .0 * 57.3 41.7 137 Marquette 8760 .0 -M * 30.6 -M * Sylvan Lake 8420 .0 .0 * 48.3 35.4 136 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 .0 * 37.6 26.1 144 Younts Peak 8350 .0 .0 * 40.9 26.3 156 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 146 BIGHORN RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bald Mtn. 9380 .0 .0 * 27.6 29.3 94 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 .0 .0 * 20.8 18.5 112 Blackwater 9780 .0 .0 * 53.9 33.2 162 Bone Springs Div 9350 .0 .0 * 31.3 28.4 110 Evening Star 9200 .0 .0 * 57.3 41.7 137 Grave Springs 8550 .0 .0 * 17.6 20.8 85 Kirwin 9550 .0 .0 * 36.1 23.4 154 Marquette 8760 .0 -M * 30.6 -M * Middle Powder 7760 .0 .0 * 19.1 22.4 85 Owl Creek 8975 .0 .0 * 22.8 15.3 149 Powder River Pass 9480 .0 .0 * 26.3 24.2 109 Shell Creek 9580 .0 .0 * 26.1 25.6 102 Sylvan Lake 8420 .0 .0 * 48.3 35.4 136 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 .0 * 37.6 26.1 144 Timber Creek 7950 .0 .0 * 21.9 18.7 117 Younts Peak 8350 .0 .0 * 40.9 26.3 156 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 125 TONGUE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Big Goose 7990 .0 .0 * 24.9 22.0 113 Bone Springs Div 9350 .0 .0 * 31.3 28.4 110 Burgess Junction 7880 .0 .0 * 25.9 23.3 111 Dome Lake 8880 .0 .0 * 30.1 25.6 118 Little Goose 8870 .0 -M * 30.2 -M * Sucker Creek 8880 .0 .0 * 30.4 27.3 111 Tie Creek 6870 .0 .0 * 29.3 24.2 121 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 114 POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bear Trap Meadow 8200 .0 .0 * 20.8 18.5 112 Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 .0 .0 * 34.6 27.6 125 Grave Springs 8550 .0 .0 * 17.6 20.8 85 Hansen Sawmill 8360 .0 .0 * -M 19.7 * Middle Powder 7760 .0 .0 * 19.1 22.4 85 Powder River Pass 9480 .0 .0 * 26.3 24.2 109 Soldier Park 8720 .0 -M * 28.7 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 104 LOWER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Bald Mtn. 9380 .0 .0 * 27.6 29.3 94 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 .0 .0 * 20.8 18.5 112 Big Goose 7990 .0 .0 * 24.9 22.0 113 Blackwater 9780 .0 .0 * 53.9 33.2 162 Bone Springs Div 9350 .0 .0 * 31.3 28.4 110 Burgess Junction 7880 .0 .0 * 25.9 23.3 111 Burroughs Creek 8750 .0 -M * 34.3 -M * Castle Creek 8400 .0 -M * 23.7 -M * Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 .0 .0 * 34.6 27.6 125 Cold Springs 9630 .0 .0 * 28.9 19.7 147 Deer Park 9700 .0 .0 * 51.6 32.3 160 Dome Lake 8880 .0 .0 * 30.1 25.6 118 Evening Star 9200 .0 .0 * 57.3 41.7 137 Grave Springs 8550 .0 .0 * 17.6 20.8 85 Hansen Sawmill 8360 .0 .0 * -M 19.7 * Hobbs Park 10100 .0 .0 * 41.4 25.5 162 Kirwin 9550 .0 .0 * 36.1 23.4 154 Little Goose 8870 .0 -M * 30.2 -M * Little Warm 9370 .0 .0 * 32.4 23.2 140 Marquette 8760 .0 -M * 30.6 -M * Middle Powder 7760 .0 .0 * 19.1 22.4 85 Owl Creek 8975 .0 .0 * 22.8 15.3 149 Powder River Pass 9480 .0 .0 * 26.3 24.2 109 Shell Creek 9580 .0 .0 * 26.1 25.6 102 Soldier Park 8720 .0 -M * 28.7 -M * South Pass 9040 .0 .0 * 41.3 27.5 150 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 .0 .0 * 26.3 18.6 141 Sucker Creek 8880 .0 .0 * 30.4 27.3 111 Sylvan Lake 8420 .0 .0 * 48.3 35.4 136 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 .0 * 37.6 26.1 144 Tie Creek 6870 .0 .0 * 29.3 24.2 121 Timber Creek 7950 .0 .0 * 21.9 18.7 117 Togwotee Pass 9580 .0 .0 * 50.4 36.0 140 Townsend Creek 8700 .0 .0 * 35.3 22.3 158 Younts Peak 8350 .0 .0 * 40.9 26.3 156 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) * 130 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