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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: APRIL 23 , 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 16.0 15.5 103 35.2 26.3 134 Bear Mountain 5400 51.0 55.3 92 88.5 68.7 129 Garver Creek 4250 8.9 5.2 171 29.2 18.4 159 Grave Creek 4300 11.6 8.4 138 45.8 32.4 141 Hand Creek 5035 7.0 8.3 84 22.0 17.7 124 Hawkins Lake 6450 33.1 25.8 128 48.7 30.7 159 Poorman Creek 5100 35.1 30.1 117 77.6 55.6 140 Stahl Peak 6030 46.1 35.6 129 52.9 40.0 132 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 113 138 FLATHEAD RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 39.1 30.0 130 39.5 34.9 113 Bisson Creek 4920 7.2 7.4 97 27.7 18.4 151 Blacktail Mtn 5650 9.3 -M * 19.0 -M * Emery Creek 4350 9.4 8.6 109 36.5 24.9 147 Flattop Mtn. 6300 53.6 42.0 128 64.4 48.8 132 Grave Creek 4300 11.6 8.4 138 45.8 32.4 141 Hand Creek 5035 7.0 8.3 84 22.0 17.7 124 Kraft Creek 4750 2.5 -M * 34.9 27.4 127 Many Glacier 4900 6.9 4.0 172 43.3 31.8 136 Moss Peak 6780 46.2 38.2 121 55.1 39.2 141 Noisy Basin 6040 48.4 44.0 110 55.1 46.7 118 North Fork Jocko 6330 38.8 39.7 98 59.9 49.5 121 Pike Creek 5930 6.5 -M * 40.5 31.8 127 Sleeping Woman 6150 17.1 12.9 133 35.5 22.0 161 Stahl Peak 6030 46.1 35.6 129 52.9 40.0 132 Stuart Mountain 7400 39.5 29.6 133 42.1 33.0 128 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 120 131 UPPER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Barker Lakes 8250 14.4 16.0 90 16.1 18.6 87 Basin Creek 7180 6.2 8.9 70 9.1 11.5 79 Black Pine 7210 10.8 9.7 111 16.9 14.9 113 Combination 5600 .0 .7 0 11.1 10.0 111 Copper Bottom 5200 .0 -M * 22.1 16.5 134 Copper Camp 6950 40.5 -M * 31.6 33.3 95 Lubrecht Flume 4680 .0 .0 * 13.6 11.0 124 Nevada Ridge 7020 16.3 13.2 123 20.1 17.3 116 N Fk Elk Creek 6250 9.5 9.3 102 17.3 15.2 114 North Fork Jocko 6330 38.8 39.7 98 59.9 49.5 121 Peterson Meadows 7200 12.5 10.8 116 17.0 13.9 122 Rocker Peak 8000 14.0 14.6 96 14.4 15.7 92 Skalkaho Summit 7250 24.7 21.6 114 28.1 24.0 117 Stuart Mountain 7400 39.5 29.6 133 42.1 33.0 128 Warm Springs 7800 23.7 20.9 113 27.6 24.5 113 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 108 112 BITTERROOT RIVER BASIN Daly Creek 5780 6.5 6.0 108 17.4 14.5 120 Lolo Pass 5240 25.2 19.5 129 39.3 35.2 112 Nez Perce Camp 5650 11.7 11.1 105 25.0 21.4 117 Saddle Mtn. 7940 25.7 23.0 112 23.1 25.1 92 Skalkaho Summit 7250 24.7 21.6 114 28.1 24.0 117 Twelvemile Creek 5600 9.7 7.5 129 42.8 32.9 130 Twin Lakes 6400 38.1 33.7 113 57.3 47.1 122 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 116 116 LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN Hoodoo Basin 6050 44.6 39.3 113 66.1 48.8 135 Humboldt Gulch 4250 5.3 4.1 129 50.3 38.0 132 Lolo Pass 5240 25.2 19.5 129 39.3 35.2 112 Lookout 5140 22.6 24.8 91 52.5 40.8 129 Poorman Creek 5100 35.1 30.1 117 77.6 55.6 140 Sleeping Woman 6150 17.1 12.9 133 35.5 22.0 161 Stuart Mountain 7400 39.5 29.6 133 42.1 33.0 128 Sunset 5540 20.4 19.5 105 44.5 38.5 116 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 117 131 JEFFERSON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 24.0 20.0 120 29.1 22.4 130 Barker Lakes 8250 14.4 16.0 90 16.1 18.6 87 Basin Creek 7180 6.2 8.9 70 9.1 11.5 79 Beagle Springs 8850 13.2 9.5 139 17.2 11.7 147 Bloody Dick 7600 16.0 9.7 165 18.8 15.6 121 Calvert Creek 6430 .0 3.4 0 12.5 11.3 111 Clover Meadow 8600 14.3 17.6 81 18.5 19.1 97 Darkhorse Lake 8600 34.2 29.3 117 33.7 29.3 115 Divide 7800 8.8 10.9 81 15.6 12.9 121 Frohner Meadow 6480 2.8 6.7 42 13.1 11.3 116 Lakeview Ridge 7400 1.1 8.7 13 20.5 16.0 128 Lemhi Ridge 8100 10.8 10.3 105 16.2 14.3 113 Lower Twin 7900 20.8 18.2 114 31.0 22.7 137 Moose Creek 6200 9.3 13.5 69 23.6 21.3 111 Mule Creek 8300 18.9 15.9 119 23.6 17.8 133 Rocker Peak 8000 14.0 14.6 96 14.4 15.7 92 Saddle Mtn. 7940 25.7 23.0 112 23.1 25.1 92 Short Creek 7000 .0 5.4 0 9.4 8.4 112 White Elephant 7710 29.6 24.8 119 47.8 31.6 151 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 99 117 MADISON RIVER BASIN Albro Lake 8300 24.0 20.0 120 29.1 22.4 130 Beaver Creek 7850 19.0 18.1 105 32.4 21.0 154 Black Bear 8170 48.4 36.8 132 56.4 40.3 140 Carrot Basin 9000 33.3 28.3 118 39.3 28.1 140 Clover Meadow 8600 14.3 17.6 81 18.5 19.1 97 Lone Mountain 8880 19.4 18.4 105 22.9 19.2 119 Lower Twin 7900 20.8 18.2 114 31.0 22.7 137 Madison Plateau 7750 28.1 22.8 123 38.0 27.8 137 Tepee Creek 8000 12.6 13.1 96 18.5 16.0 116 West Yellowstone 6700 .4 6.0 7 24.1 15.3 158 Whiskey Creek 6800 12.1 15.4 79 28.0 21.5 130 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 108 133 GALLATIN RIVER BASIN Beaver Creek 7850 19.0 18.1 105 32.4 21.0 154 Brackett Creek 7320 22.8 20.7 110 32.6 27.9 117 Carrot Basin 9000 33.3 28.3 118 39.3 28.1 140 Lick Creek 6860 6.4 10.3 62 18.6 15.7 118 Lone Mountain 8880 19.4 18.4 105 22.9 19.2 119 Sacajawea 6550 8.4 13.7 61 29.7 24.4 122 Shower Falls 8100 20.4 23.5 87 30.9 26.0 119 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 98 127 MISSOURI HEADWATERS Albro Lake 8300 24.0 20.0 120 29.1 22.4 130 Barker Lakes 8250 14.4 16.0 90 16.1 18.6 87 Basin Creek 7180 6.2 8.9 70 9.1 11.5 79 Beagle Springs 8850 13.2 9.5 139 17.2 11.7 147 Beaver Creek 7850 19.0 18.1 105 32.4 21.0 154 Black Bear 8170 48.4 36.8 132 56.4 40.3 140 Bloody Dick 7600 16.0 9.7 165 18.8 15.6 121 Brackett Creek 7320 22.8 20.7 110 32.6 27.9 117 Calvert Creek 6430 .0 3.4 0 12.5 11.3 111 Carrot Basin 9000 33.3 28.3 118 39.3 28.1 140 Clover Meadow 8600 14.3 17.6 81 18.5 19.1 97 Darkhorse Lake 8600 34.2 29.3 117 33.7 29.3 115 Divide 7800 8.8 10.9 81 15.6 12.9 121 Frohner Meadow 6480 2.8 6.7 42 13.1 11.3 116 Lakeview Ridge 7400 1.1 8.7 13 20.5 16.0 128 Lemhi Ridge 8100 10.8 10.3 105 16.2 14.3 113 Lick Creek 6860 6.4 10.3 62 18.6 15.7 118 Lone Mountain 8880 19.4 18.4 105 22.9 19.2 119 Lower Twin 7900 20.8 18.2 114 31.0 22.7 137 Madison Plateau 7750 28.1 22.8 123 38.0 27.8 137 Moose Creek 6200 9.3 13.5 69 23.6 21.3 111 Mule Creek 8300 18.9 15.9 119 23.6 17.8 133 Rocker Peak 8000 14.0 14.6 96 14.4 15.7 92 Sacajawea 6550 8.4 13.7 61 29.7 24.4 122 Saddle Mtn. 7940 25.7 23.0 112 23.1 25.1 92 Short Creek 7000 .0 5.4 0 9.4 8.4 112 Shower Falls 8100 20.4 23.5 87 30.9 26.0 119 Tepee Creek 8000 12.6 13.1 96 18.5 16.0 116 West Yellowstone 6700 .4 6.0 7 24.1 15.3 158 Whiskey Creek 6800 12.1 15.4 79 28.0 21.5 130 White Elephant 7710 29.6 24.8 119 47.8 31.6 151 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 100 123 HEADWATERS MISSOURI MAINSTEM Boulder Mountain 7950 19.3 19.8 97 27.4 22.8 120 Frohner Meadow 6480 2.8 6.7 42 13.1 11.3 116 Nevada Ridge 7020 16.3 13.2 123 20.1 17.3 116 Rocker Peak 8000 14.0 14.6 96 14.4 15.7 92 Tizer Basin 6880 2.3 9.2 25 12.3 12.2 101 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 86 110 SMITH, JUDITH, AND MUSSELSHELL RIVER BASINS Boulder Mountain 7950 19.3 19.8 97 27.4 22.8 120 Crystal Lake 6050 6.1 11.9 51 22.2 19.2 116 Daisy Peak 7600 8.9 10.7 83 12.4 13.3 93 Deadman Creek 6450 .6 7.5 8 9.9 13.6 73 Elk Peak 7600 20.4 -M * 14.3 -M * Onion Park 7410 9.8 13.1 75 20.1 19.3 104 Pickfoot Creek 6650 6.3 6.3 100 20.9 16.2 129 Porcupine 6500 1.1 3.2 34 14.9 13.6 110 Spur Park 8100 19.4 21.5 90 18.7 19.4 96 Stringer Creek 6550 4.6 9.6 48 13.8 15.9 87 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 73 105 SUN, TETON AND MARIAS RIVER BASINS Badger Pass 6900 39.1 30.0 130 39.5 34.9 113 Dupuyer Creek 5750 8.7 7.1 123 16.1 14.3 113 Mount Lockhart 6400 21.5 17.9 120 32.2 26.1 123 Pike Creek 5930 6.5 -M * 40.5 31.8 127 Waldron 5600 11.1 7.1 156 22.5 17.2 131 Wood Creek 5960 8.6 7.7 112 20.1 16.4 123 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 128 121 MISSOURI MAINSTEM RIVER BASIN Badger Pass 6900 39.1 30.0 130 39.5 34.9 113 Boulder Mountain 7950 19.3 19.8 97 27.4 22.8 120 Crystal Lake 6050 6.1 11.9 51 22.2 19.2 116 Daisy Peak 7600 8.9 10.7 83 12.4 13.3 93 Deadman Creek 6450 .6 7.5 8 9.9 13.6 73 Dupuyer Creek 5750 8.7 7.1 123 16.1 14.3 113 Elk Peak 7600 20.4 -M * 14.3 -M * Frohner Meadow 6480 2.8 6.7 42 13.1 11.3 116 Mount Lockhart 6400 21.5 17.9 120 32.2 26.1 123 Nevada Ridge 7020 16.3 13.2 123 20.1 17.3 116 Onion Park 7410 9.8 13.1 75 20.1 19.3 104 Pickfoot Creek 6650 6.3 6.3 100 20.9 16.2 129 Pike Creek 5930 6.5 -M * 40.5 31.8 127 Porcupine 6500 1.1 3.2 34 14.9 13.6 110 Rocker Peak 8000 14.0 14.6 96 14.4 15.7 92 Rocky Boy 4700 .0 .2 0* 16.4 11.2 146 Spur Park 8100 19.4 21.5 90 18.7 19.4 96 Stringer Creek 6550 4.6 9.6 48 13.8 15.9 87 Tizer Basin 6880 2.3 9.2 25 12.3 12.2 101 Waldron 5600 11.1 7.1 156 22.5 17.2 131 Wood Creek 5960 8.6 7.7 112 20.1 16.4 123 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 92 113 ST. MARY AND MILK RIVER BASINS Flattop Mtn. 6300 53.6 42.0 128 64.4 48.8 132 Many Glacier 4900 6.9 4.0 172 43.3 31.8 136 Rocky Boy 4700 .0 .2 0* 16.4 11.2 146 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 131 135 UPPER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Beartooth Lake 9360 34.6 23.6 147 29.7 21.0 141 Box Canyon 6670 .0 5.0 0 14.0 13.8 101 Brackett Creek 7320 22.8 20.7 110 32.6 27.9 117 Burnt Mtn 5880 .1 .0 * 15.5 14.5 107 Canyon 7870 17.2 12.0 143 26.7 17.2 155 Cole Creek 7850 12.4 16.4 76 10.1 14.9 68 East Boulder Mine 6335 .0 -M * 17.2 -M * Evening Star 9200 40.1 24.4 164 47.1 29.1 162 Fisher Creek 9100 45.6 33.0 138 50.1 33.8 148 Monument Peak 8850 24.3 20.6 118 31.3 23.2 135 Northeast Entrance 7350 3.2 5.7 56 21.6 13.1 165 Parker Peak 9400 39.5 21.4 185 37.2 19.1 195 Placer Basin 8830 17.7 18.1 98 23.4 21.0 111 Porcupine 6500 1.1 3.2 34 14.9 13.6 110 Sacajawea 6550 8.4 13.7 61 29.7 24.4 122 Shower Falls 8100 20.4 23.5 87 30.9 26.0 119 S Fork Shields 8100 19.3 17.9 108 27.7 22.9 121 Sylvan Lake 8420 25.3 20.3 125 39.7 24.0 165 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 8.9 0 31.6 17.8 178 Thumb Divide 7980 20.2 14.3 141 29.2 20.0 146 Two Ocean Plateau 9240 -M 28.7 * -M 28.9 * White Mill 8700 39.0 23.7 165 38.1 25.2 151 Wolverine 7650 3.2 6.2 52 22.2 13.1 169 Younts Peak 8350 24.0 15.1 159 32.4 16.9 192 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 120 140 WIND RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Burroughs Creek 8750 20.5 -M * 28.2 -M * Castle Creek 8400 8.1 -M * 16.8 -M * Cold Springs 9630 15.7 3.9 403 20.8 11.3 184 Deer Park 9700 34.4 16.4 210 40.6 22.1 184 Hobbs Park 10100 31.7 15.3 207 31.2 15.3 204 Kirwin 9550 24.1 10.1 239 27.3 12.8 213 Little Warm 9370 18.7 9.9 189 25.8 14.2 182 Owl Creek 8975 8.7 3.2 272 14.3 7.1 201 South Pass 9040 31.9 15.3 208 30.6 19.0 161 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 8.2 5.1 161 18.6 10.3 181 Togwotee Pass 9580 35.1 24.3 144 40.7 26.0 157 Townsend Creek 8700 17.7 9.0 197 25.0 13.7 182 Younts Peak 8350 24.0 15.1 159 32.4 16.9 192 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 196 182 SHOSHONE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Blackwater 9780 40.0 24.1 166 44.3 22.2 200 Evening Star 9200 40.1 24.4 164 47.1 29.1 162 Marquette 8760 15.6 -M * 19.7 -M * Sylvan Lake 8420 25.3 20.3 125 39.7 24.0 165 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 8.9 0 31.6 17.8 178 Younts Peak 8350 24.0 15.1 159 32.4 16.9 192 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 139 177 BIGHORN RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bald Mtn. 9380 21.5 20.1 107 18.8 18.5 102 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 5.1 2.5 204 11.8 9.7 122 Blackwater 9780 40.0 24.1 166 44.3 22.2 200 Bone Springs Div 9350 21.4 16.3 131 19.4 17.1 113 Evening Star 9200 40.1 24.4 164 47.1 29.1 162 Grave Springs 8550 8.5 9.4 90 10.4 11.9 87 Kirwin 9550 24.1 10.1 239 27.3 12.8 213 Marquette 8760 15.6 -M * 19.7 -M * Middle Powder 7760 10.4 12.4 84 10.1 13.1 77 Owl Creek 8975 8.7 3.2 272 14.3 7.1 201 Powder River Pass 9480 10.2 10.2 100 15.7 14.0 112 Shell Creek 9580 19.4 15.7 124 16.8 15.1 111 Sylvan Lake 8420 25.3 20.3 125 39.7 24.0 165 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 8.9 0 31.6 17.8 178 Timber Creek 7950 7.0 4.2 167 13.0 8.8 148 Younts Peak 8350 24.0 15.1 159 32.4 16.9 192 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 135 148 TONGUE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Big Goose 7990 12.2 9.2 133 16.1 13.1 123 Bone Springs Div 9350 21.4 16.3 131 19.4 17.1 113 Burgess Junction 7880 11.2 12.6 89 13.1 13.7 96 Dome Lake 8880 16.9 11.8 143 18.5 15.2 122 Little Goose 8870 15.1 -M * 19.8 -M * Sucker Creek 8880 13.7 12.7 108 15.5 16.1 96 Tie Creek 6870 .1 3.9 3 14.8 13.3 111 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 114 110 POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) Bear Trap Meadow 8200 5.1 2.5 204 11.8 9.7 122 Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 18.7 16.1 116 22.5 15.3 147 Grave Springs 8550 8.5 9.4 90 10.4 11.9 87 Hansen Sawmill 8360 12.4 4.5 276 17.5 9.9 177 Middle Powder 7760 10.4 12.4 84 10.1 13.1 77 Powder River Pass 9480 10.2 10.2 100 15.7 14.0 112 Soldier Park 8720 15.7 -M * 17.2 -M * ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 119 119 LOWER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN Bald Mtn. 9380 21.5 20.1 107 18.8 18.5 102 Bear Trap Meadow 8200 5.1 2.5 204 11.8 9.7 122 Big Goose 7990 12.2 9.2 133 16.1 13.1 123 Blackwater 9780 40.0 24.1 166 44.3 22.2 200 Bone Springs Div 9350 21.4 16.3 131 19.4 17.1 113 Burgess Junction 7880 11.2 12.6 89 13.1 13.7 96 Burroughs Creek 8750 20.5 -M * 28.2 -M * Castle Creek 8400 8.1 -M * 16.8 -M * Cloud Peak Reservoir 9860 18.7 16.1 116 22.5 15.3 147 Cold Springs 9630 15.7 3.9 403 20.8 11.3 184 Deer Park 9700 34.4 16.4 210 40.6 22.1 184 Dome Lake 8880 16.9 11.8 143 18.5 15.2 122 Evening Star 9200 40.1 24.4 164 47.1 29.1 162 Grave Springs 8550 8.5 9.4 90 10.4 11.9 87 Hansen Sawmill 8360 12.4 4.5 276 17.5 9.9 177 Hobbs Park 10100 31.7 15.3 207 31.2 15.3 204 Kirwin 9550 24.1 10.1 239 27.3 12.8 213 Little Goose 8870 15.1 -M * 19.8 -M * Little Warm 9370 18.7 9.9 189 25.8 14.2 182 Marquette 8760 15.6 -M * 19.7 -M * Middle Powder 7760 10.4 12.4 84 10.1 13.1 77 Owl Creek 8975 8.7 3.2 272 14.3 7.1 201 Powder River Pass 9480 10.2 10.2 100 15.7 14.0 112 Shell Creek 9580 19.4 15.7 124 16.8 15.1 111 Soldier Park 8720 15.7 -M * 17.2 -M * South Pass 9040 31.9 15.3 208 30.6 19.0 161 St. Lawrence Alt 8620 8.2 5.1 161 18.6 10.3 181 Sucker Creek 8880 13.7 12.7 108 15.5 16.1 96 Sylvan Lake 8420 25.3 20.3 125 39.7 24.0 165 Sylvan Road 7120 .0 8.9 0 31.6 17.8 178 Tie Creek 6870 .1 3.9 3 14.8 13.3 111 Timber Creek 7950 7.0 4.2 167 13.0 8.8 148 Togwotee Pass 9580 35.1 24.3 144 40.7 26.0 157 Townsend Creek 8700 17.7 9.0 197 25.0 13.7 182 Younts Peak 8350 24.0 15.1 159 32.4 16.9 192 ----- ----- Basin Index (%) 148 151 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