Silver Creek in Idaho
NRCS SNOTEL Update for the Wood River Valley  Follow us on facebook
April 13, 2017
Idaho 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 April 13, 2017
Basin
  Site Name
Elev
(ft)
Snow Water Equivalent Water Year-to-Date Precipitation
Current
(in)
Median
(in)
Pct of
Median
Current
(in)
Average
(in)
Pct of
Average
Big Wood Basin
  Camas Creek 5710 8.2 5.6c 146 27.4 16.9c 162
  Chocolate 6440 18.4 10.6c 172 28.2 15.9c 177
  Dollarhide 8420 n/a n/a * n/a 26.9 n/a
  Galena 7470 27.1 15.5 175 33.7 19.2 176
  Galena Sum. 8780 33.6 18.5 182 37.8 20.9 181
  Hyndman 7440 22.2 11.4 195 30.8 16.5 187
  Lost-Wood Div. 7900 37.1 17.3 214 39.4 21.9 180
  Soldier R.S. 5740 8.3 2.0 415 33.2 17.0 195
  Vienna Mine 8960 55.2 31.4 176 n/a 30.7 n/a
Basin Index (%) 187 180

The SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT represents the depth of water in the snowpack, if the were melted, expressed in inches.
The WATER YEAR-TO-DATE-PRECIPITATION represents total precipitation since October 1st, expressed in inches.
* Analysis may not provide a valid measure of conditions.