Western US SNOTEL Snow/Precipitation Update Report
Based on Mountain Data from NRCS SNOTEL Sites
**Provisional data, subject to revision**
Data based on the first reading of the day (typically 00:00) for Tuesday, December 08, 2015
State
  River Basin
Snow Water
Equivalent
Water Year-to-Date
Precipitation
# of
Sites
Percent of
Median
# of
Sites
Percent of
Median
ALASKA
  ANCHORAGE/SHIP CREEK BASIN 4/4 75    4/4 90   
  SUSITNA BASIN 2/5 166    4/5 159   
  NORTHERN KENAI MOUNTAINS 6/7 88    6/7 115   
  SOUTHERN KENAI 3/6 70    5/6 109   
  COPPER BASIN 2/3 106    2/3 109   
  PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND 1/7 142    3/7 116   
  CHENA BASIN 5/7 177    6/7 139   
  UPPER TANANA 2/4 108    2/4 117   
  KOYUKUK BASIN 2/6 164    4/6 104   
  CENTRAL YUKON BASIN 0/5 *   3/5 132   
  NORTON SOUND 0/4 *   2/4 165   
  KUPARUK-SAGAVANIRKTOK RIVER BASIN 0/3 *   3/3 67   
  NORTHWEST ARCTIC RIVER BASIN 0/1 *   1/1 83   
  SOUTHEAST ALASKA BASIN 1/3 100    2/3 131   
ARIZONA
  VERDE RIVER BASIN 9/10 82    8/10 180   
  SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS 1/1 127    1/1 178   
  CENTRAL MOGOLLON RIM 4/4 90    4/4 191   
  LITTLE COLORADO RIVER BASIN 11/11 94    11/11 185   
  SALT RIVER BASIN 9/10 61    8/10 162   
  SAN FRANCISCO / UPPER GILA RIVER BASIN 8/8 23    5/8 125   
  CHUSKA MOUNTAINS 2/2 168    2/2 146   
CALIFORNIA
  NORTHERN GREAT BASIN 7/8 116    7/8 110   
  TRUCKEE RIVER 11/12 99    11/12 103   
  LAKE TAHOE 11/11 100    11/11 100   
  CARSON RIVER 12/12 115    12/12 117   
  WALKER RIVER 7/7 96    7/7 112   
COLORADO
  GUNNISON RIVER BASIN 15/16 99    15/16 99   
  UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN 32/35 101    32/35 100   
  SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN 21/22 109    21/22 114   
  LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS 12/12 81    12/12 84   
  YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS 20/22 75    21/22 73   
  ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN 11/11 112    11/11 113   
  UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN 17/20 114    18/20 112   
  SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS 20/21 105    20/21 119   
IDAHO
  NORTHERN PANHANDLE REGION 10/10 103    9/10 116   
  COEUR D'ALENE-ST. JOE RIVER BASIN 7/7 86    7/7 84   
  CLEARWATER BASIN 16/16 89    16/16 95   
  SALMON BASIN 20/20 114    20/20 102   
  WEISER BASIN 4/4 153    4/4 120   
  PAYETTE BASIN 12/12 128    12/12 107   
  BOISE BASIN 10/11 113    10/11 104   
  BIG WOOD BASIN 8/9 113    8/9 98   
  LITTLE WOOD BASIN 4/5 94    4/5 94   
  BIG LOST BASIN 5/5 93    5/5 90   
  LITTLE LOST 3/3 97    3/3 98   
  BIRCH, MEDICINE LODGE, BEAVER, CAMAS BASINS 4/4 110    4/4 101   
  HENRYS FORK, TETON BASINS 8/8 81    8/8 91   
  SNAKE BASIN ABOVE PALISADES 21/21 80    21/21 86   
  WILLOW, BLACKFOOT, PORTNEUF BASINS 6/7 94    6/7 104   
  SNAKE BASIN ABOVE AMERICAN FALLS 29/29 82    29/29 90   
  RAFT BASIN 2/2 86    2/2 87   
  GOOSE CREEK BASIN 2/2 137    2/2 106   
  SALMON FALLS BASIN 4/6 148    4/6 138   
  BRUNEAU BASIN 5/8 172    5/8 157   
  OWYHEE BASIN 8/12 170    9/12 134   
  BEAR RIVER BASIN 21/21 79    21/21 79   
MONTANA
  KOOTENAI RIVER BASIN 8/8 94    8/8 106   
  FLATHEAD RIVER BASIN 14/17 71    14/17 81   
  UPPER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN 14/14 72    14/14 93   
  BITTERROOT RIVER BASIN 8/8 93    8/8 93   
  LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN 9/9 85    9/9 92   
  JEFFERSON RIVER BASIN 19/21 99    19/21 96   
  MADISON RIVER BASIN 11/12 83    11/12 90   
  GALLATIN RIVER BASIN 7/7 76    7/7 93   
  MISSOURI HEADWATERS 31/31 91    31/31 94   
  HELENA VALLEY 4/4 83    4/4 83   
  SMITH, JUDITH, AND MUSSELSHELL RIVER BASINS 7/9 70    7/9 78   
  SUN, TETON AND MARIAS RIVER BASINS 5/6 65    5/6 75   
  MISSOURI MAINSTEM RIVER BASIN 18/21 71    18/21 79   
  ST. MARYS RIVER BASIN 2/2 81    2/2 93   
  MILK RIVER BASIN 1/1 100    1/1 102   
  UPPER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN 21/22 76    21/22 91   
  WIND RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) 11/13 72    11/13 78   
  SHOSHONE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) 6/6 75    6/6 93   
  BIGHORN RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) 24/26 65    24/26 77   
  TONGUE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) 7/7 46    7/7 53   
  POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) 7/7 48    7/7 53   
  LOWER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN 33/35 61    33/35 72   
NEVADA
  NORTHERN GREAT BASIN 7/8 116    7/8 110   
  SNAKE RIVER 7/11 161    7/11 141   
  OWYHEE RIVER 6/10 179    7/10 134   
  UPPER HUMBOLDT RIVER 9/16 145    10/16 136   
  LOWER HUMBOLDT RIVER 6/10 153    7/10 139   
  CLOVER VALLEY & FRANKLIN RIVER 5/6 127    5/6 133   
  EASTERN NEVADA BASINS 5/14 140    5/14 163   
  SOUTHERN NEVADA - Spring Mountains 3/3 67    3/3 155   
NEW MEXICO
  RIO CHAMA RIVER BASIN 4/5 89    4/5 104   
  UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN - New Mexico 10/12 126    10/12 141   
  SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAIN RANGE BASINS 10/11 130    10/11 136   
  JEMEZ RIVER BASIN 3/4 126    3/4 154   
  SAN FRANCISCO RIVER BASIN 6/6 26    5/6 125   
  GILA RIVER BASIN 3/3 0    1/3 137   
  MIMBRES RIVER BASIN 2/2 0    1/2 185   
  PECOS RIVER BASIN 3/3 147    3/3 152   
  SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN 13/13 99    13/13 115   
  ANIMAS RIVER BASIN 7/7 92    7/7 119   
  CANADIAN RIVER BASIN 6/7 125    6/7 136   
  ZUNI/BLUEWATER RIVER BASIN 1/1 133    0/1 *  
  RIO HONDO BASIN 1/1 0    1/1 218   
  CHUSKA MOUNTAINS 2/2 168    2/2 146   
OREGON
  OWYHEE 8/12 170    9/12 134   
  MALHEUR 3/3 174    3/3 94   
  GRANDE RONDE, POWDER, BURNT, IMNAHA 19/19 129    19/19 105   
  UMATILLA, WALLA WALLA, WILLOW 10/10 104    10/10 97   
  JOHN DAY 13/13 147    13/13 94   
  UPPER DESCHUTES, CROOKED 14/14 53    14/14 92   
  HOOD, SANDY, LOWER DESCHUTES 9/9 32    9/9 114   
  COAST RANGE 2/2 0    2/2 145   
  WILLAMETTE 21/23 27    21/23 103   
  ROGUE, UMPQUA 12/13 67    12/13 92   
  KLAMATH 18/20 82    18/20 88   
  LAKE COUNTY, GOOSE LAKE 6/7 115    6/7 91   
  HARNEY 11/12 133    11/12 103   
UTAH
  RAFT RIVER 2/2 86    2/2 87   
  BEAR RIVER 25/26 78    25/26 77   
  WEBER-OGDEN RIVERS 20/23 65    20/23 64   
  PROVO R.-UTAH LAKE-JORDAN R. 19/24 65    19/24 71   
  TOOELE VALLEY-VERNON CREEK 3/4 62    3/4 87   
  NORTHEASTERN UINTAHS 11/13 108    11/13 96   
  DUCHESNE RIVER 14/15 73    14/15 86   
  PRICE-SAN RAFAEL 8/14 73    8/14 94   
  DIRTY DEVIL 5/9 85    5/9 103   
  SOUTH EASTERN UTAH 5/11 151    5/11 142   
  UPPER SEVIER RIVER 17/23 103    18/23 129   
  SAN PITCH RIVER 6/12 75    6/12 83   
  LOWER SEVIER RIVER 3/5 100    3/5 106   
  BEAVER RIVER 3/3 56    3/3 102   
  ESCALANTE RIVER 4/5 124    4/5 172   
  SOUTHWESTERN UTAH 10/13 125    10/13 129   
WASHINGTON
  SPOKANE 9/9 98    9/9 90   
  LOWER PEND OREILLE 5/5 104    5/5 118   
  UPPER COLUMBIA 7/9 135    7/9 127   
  CENTRAL COLUMBIA 11/11 127    11/11 141   
  UPPER YAKIMA 7/7 111    7/7 137   
  NACHES 8/8 94    8/8 127   
  LOWER YAKIMA 3/4 145    3/4 108   
  KLICKITAT 4/5 132    4/5 110   
  LOWER SNAKE, WALLA WALLA 14/14 121    14/14 105   
  LOWER COLUMBIA 15/17 81    15/17 121   
  SOUTH PUGET SOUND 13/14 77    13/14 137   
  CENTRAL PUGET SOUND 9/9 53    9/9 130   
  NORTH PUGET SOUND 12/13 121    11/13 122   
  OLYMPIC 4/4 107    4/4 124   
WYOMING
  SNAKE RIVER 22/22 79    22/22 85   
  MADISON HEADWATERS IN WYOMING 4/5 85    4/5 87   
  YELLOWSTONE HEADWATERS IN WYOMING 11/12 81    11/12 92   
  WIND RIVER 9/11 72    9/11 78   
  BIGHORN BASIN 11/11 50    11/11 65   
  SHOSHONE RIVER 6/6 75    6/6 93   
  POWDER RIVER 7/7 48    7/7 53   
  TONGUE RIVER 7/7 46    7/7 53   
  BELLE FOURCHE 3/3 81    3/3 75   
  CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN 2/2 82    2/2 69   
  UPPER N. PLATTE 19/20 75    19/20 77   
  SWEETWATER 3/3 72    3/3 67   
  LOWER N. PLATTE 4/4 57    4/4 78   
  LARAMIE RIVER 7/7 99    7/7 100   
  S. PLATTE 1/1 100    1/1 129   
  LITTLE SNAKE RIVER 8/9 66    8/9 65   
  UPPER GREEN RIVER 14/15 87    14/15 87   
  LOWER GREEN RIVER 10/12 104    10/12 89   
  UPPER BEAR RIVER 12/12 84    12/12 75