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 Thursday, December 10, 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 74    4/4 87   
  SUSITNA BASIN 2/5 157    4/5 156   
  NORTHERN KENAI MOUNTAINS 6/7 87    6/7 109   
  SOUTHERN KENAI 3/6 75    5/6 106   
  COPPER BASIN 2/3 105    2/3 106   
  PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND 1/7 121    3/7 111   
  CHENA BASIN 5/7 173    6/7 137   
  UPPER TANANA 2/4 105    2/4 117   
  KOYUKUK BASIN 2/6 145    4/6 102   
  CENTRAL YUKON BASIN 0/5 *   3/5 130   
  NORTON SOUND 0/4 *   2/4 167   
  KUPARUK-SAGAVANIRKTOK RIVER BASIN 0/3 *   3/3 65   
  NORTHWEST ARCTIC RIVER BASIN 0/1 *   1/1 77   
  SOUTHEAST ALASKA BASIN 1/3 104    2/3 125   
ARIZONA
  VERDE RIVER BASIN 9/10 81    8/10 177   
  SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS 1/1 134    1/1 178   
  CENTRAL MOGOLLON RIM 4/4 76    4/4 186   
  LITTLE COLORADO RIVER BASIN 11/11 92    11/11 179   
  SALT RIVER BASIN 9/10 51    8/10 158   
  SAN FRANCISCO / UPPER GILA RIVER BASIN 8/8 19    5/8 123   
  CHUSKA MOUNTAINS 2/2 132    2/2 131   
CALIFORNIA
  NORTHERN GREAT BASIN 7/8 112    7/8 110   
  TRUCKEE RIVER 11/12 93    11/12 98   
  LAKE TAHOE 11/11 94    11/11 96   
  CARSON RIVER 12/12 109    12/12 113   
  WALKER RIVER 7/7 88    7/7 109   
COLORADO
  GUNNISON RIVER BASIN 15/16 95    15/16 97   
  UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN 32/35 97    32/35 97   
  SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN 21/22 104    21/22 111   
  LARAMIE AND NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASINS 12/12 79    12/12 83   
  YAMPA AND WHITE RIVER BASINS 20/22 73    21/22 70   
  ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN 11/11 107    11/11 110   
  UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN 17/20 110    18/20 109   
  SAN MIGUEL, DOLORES, ANIMAS AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASINS 20/21 100    20/21 113   
IDAHO
  NORTHERN PANHANDLE REGION 10/10 100    9/10 132   
  COEUR D'ALENE-ST. JOE RIVER BASIN 7/7 71    7/7 94   
  CLEARWATER BASIN 16/16 84    16/16 102   
  SALMON BASIN 20/20 109    20/20 103   
  WEISER BASIN 4/4 136    4/4 119   
  PAYETTE BASIN 12/12 114    12/12 106   
  BOISE BASIN 10/11 108    10/11 105   
  BIG WOOD BASIN 8/9 105    8/9 96   
  LITTLE WOOD BASIN 4/5 87    4/5 91   
  BIG LOST BASIN 5/5 88    5/5 88   
  LITTLE LOST 3/3 94    3/3 97   
  BIRCH, MEDICINE LODGE, BEAVER, CAMAS BASINS 4/4 112    4/4 102   
  HENRYS FORK, TETON BASINS 8/8 79    8/8 90   
  SNAKE BASIN ABOVE PALISADES 21/21 82    21/21 89   
  WILLOW, BLACKFOOT, PORTNEUF BASINS 6/7 83    6/7 100   
  SNAKE BASIN ABOVE AMERICAN FALLS 29/29 82    29/29 91   
  RAFT BASIN 2/2 88    2/2 86   
  GOOSE CREEK BASIN 2/2 119    2/2 101   
  SALMON FALLS BASIN 4/6 132    4/6 131   
  BRUNEAU BASIN 5/8 154    5/8 152   
  OWYHEE BASIN 8/12 146    9/12 131   
  BEAR RIVER BASIN 21/21 75    21/21 77   
MONTANA
  KOOTENAI RIVER BASIN 8/8 94    8/8 126   
  FLATHEAD RIVER BASIN 14/17 70    14/17 89   
  UPPER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN 14/14 75    14/14 94   
  BITTERROOT RIVER BASIN 8/8 91    8/8 99   
  LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN 9/9 77    9/9 106   
  JEFFERSON RIVER BASIN 19/21 101    19/21 97   
  MADISON RIVER BASIN 11/12 82    11/12 89   
  GALLATIN RIVER BASIN 7/7 77    7/7 93   
  MISSOURI HEADWATERS 31/31 91    31/31 94   
  HELENA VALLEY 4/4 80    4/4 81   
  SMITH, JUDITH, AND MUSSELSHELL RIVER BASINS 7/9 70    7/9 77   
  SUN, TETON AND MARIAS RIVER BASINS 5/6 66    5/6 83   
  MISSOURI MAINSTEM RIVER BASIN 18/21 68    18/21 82   
  ST. MARYS RIVER BASIN 2/2 82    2/2 110   
  MILK RIVER BASIN 1/1 0    1/1 98   
  UPPER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN 21/22 78    21/22 94   
  WIND RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) 11/13 75    11/13 80   
  SHOSHONE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) 6/6 80    6/6 97   
  BIGHORN RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) 24/26 69    24/26 80   
  TONGUE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) 7/7 45    7/7 54   
  POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING) 7/7 52    7/7 55   
  LOWER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN 33/35 64    33/35 74   
NEVADA
  NORTHERN GREAT BASIN 7/8 112    7/8 110   
  SNAKE RIVER 7/11 143    7/11 135   
  OWYHEE RIVER 6/10 161    7/10 132   
  UPPER HUMBOLDT RIVER 9/16 133    10/16 132   
  LOWER HUMBOLDT RIVER 6/10 144    7/10 134   
  CLOVER VALLEY & FRANKLIN RIVER 5/6 116    5/6 129   
  EASTERN NEVADA BASINS 5/14 136    5/14 160   
  SOUTHERN NEVADA - Spring Mountains 3/3 65    3/3 155   
NEW MEXICO
  RIO CHAMA RIVER BASIN 4/5 85    4/5 100   
  UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN - New Mexico 10/12 124    10/12 134   
  SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAIN RANGE BASINS 10/11 123    10/11 129   
  JEMEZ RIVER BASIN 3/4 109    3/4 136   
  SAN FRANCISCO RIVER BASIN 6/6 22    5/6 123   
  GILA RIVER BASIN 3/3 0    1/3 137   
  MIMBRES RIVER BASIN 2/2 0    1/2 171   
  PECOS RIVER BASIN 3/3 127    3/3 146   
  SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN 13/13 95    13/13 111   
  ANIMAS RIVER BASIN 7/7 88    7/7 115   
  CANADIAN RIVER BASIN 6/7 111    6/7 128   
  ZUNI/BLUEWATER RIVER BASIN 1/1 133    0/1 *  
  RIO HONDO BASIN 1/1 0    1/1 188   
  CHUSKA MOUNTAINS 2/2 132    2/2 131   
OREGON
  OWYHEE 8/12 146    9/12 131   
  MALHEUR 3/3 118    3/3 89   
  GRANDE RONDE, POWDER, BURNT, IMNAHA 19/19 106    19/19 106   
  UMATILLA, WALLA WALLA, WILLOW 10/10 74    10/10 101   
  JOHN DAY 13/13 103    13/13 94   
  UPPER DESCHUTES, CROOKED 14/14 42    14/14 95   
  HOOD, SANDY, LOWER DESCHUTES 9/9 15    9/9 120   
  COAST RANGE 2/2 0    2/2 157   
  WILLAMETTE 21/23 19    21/23 106   
  ROGUE, UMPQUA 12/13 58    12/13 93   
  KLAMATH 18/20 67    18/20 91   
  LAKE COUNTY, GOOSE LAKE 6/7 102    6/7 96   
  HARNEY 11/12 108    11/12 100   
UTAH
  RAFT RIVER 2/2 88    2/2 86   
  BEAR RIVER 25/26 74    25/26 76   
  WEBER-OGDEN RIVERS 20/23 61    20/23 62   
  PROVO R.-UTAH LAKE-JORDAN R. 19/24 60    19/24 69   
  TOOELE VALLEY-VERNON CREEK 3/4 59    3/4 84   
  NORTHEASTERN UINTAHS 11/13 105    11/13 94   
  DUCHESNE RIVER 14/15 71    14/15 83   
  PRICE-SAN RAFAEL 8/14 70    8/14 92   
  DIRTY DEVIL 5/9 82    5/9 102   
  SOUTH EASTERN UTAH 5/11 147    5/11 144   
  UPPER SEVIER RIVER 17/23 100    18/23 124   
  SAN PITCH RIVER 6/12 72    6/12 79   
  LOWER SEVIER RIVER 3/5 96    3/5 101   
  BEAVER RIVER 3/3 53    3/3 99   
  ESCALANTE RIVER 4/5 116    4/5 169   
  SOUTHWESTERN UTAH 10/13 119    10/13 126   
WASHINGTON
  SPOKANE 9/9 76    9/9 101   
  LOWER PEND OREILLE 5/5 93    5/5 131   
  UPPER COLUMBIA 7/9 155    7/9 144   
  CENTRAL COLUMBIA 11/11 133    11/11 160   
  UPPER YAKIMA 7/7 103    7/7 157   
  NACHES 8/8 88    8/8 147   
  LOWER YAKIMA 3/4 109    3/4 127   
  KLICKITAT 4/5 102    4/5 128   
  LOWER SNAKE, WALLA WALLA 14/14 100    14/14 107   
  LOWER COLUMBIA 15/17 63    15/17 138   
  SOUTH PUGET SOUND 13/14 67    13/14 154   
  CENTRAL PUGET SOUND 9/9 38    9/9 148   
  NORTH PUGET SOUND 12/13 129    11/13 135   
  OLYMPIC 4/4 98    4/4 135   
WYOMING
  SNAKE RIVER 22/22 82    22/22 89   
  MADISON HEADWATERS IN WYOMING 4/5 81    4/5 84   
  YELLOWSTONE HEADWATERS IN WYOMING 11/12 87    11/12 96   
  WIND RIVER 9/11 76    9/11 80   
  BIGHORN BASIN 11/11 53    11/11 67   
  SHOSHONE RIVER 6/6 80    6/6 97   
  POWDER RIVER 7/7 52    7/7 55   
  TONGUE RIVER 7/7 45    7/7 54   
  BELLE FOURCHE 3/3 75    3/3 74   
  CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN 2/2 80    2/2 68   
  UPPER N. PLATTE 19/20 73    19/20 76   
  SWEETWATER 3/3 72    3/3 67   
  LOWER N. PLATTE 4/4 55    4/4 75   
  LARAMIE RIVER 7/7 95    7/7 98   
  S. PLATTE 1/1 95    1/1 129   
  LITTLE SNAKE RIVER 8/9 66    8/9 63   
  UPPER GREEN RIVER 14/15 91    14/15 92   
  LOWER GREEN RIVER 10/12 104    10/12 88   
  UPPER BEAR RIVER 12/12 80    12/12 74