#Snowpack news: South Platte Basin still best in state = 119%, SW basins way behind, widespread precip. starting Tuesday

Click on a thumbnail graphic to view a gallery of snowpack data from the NRCS.

From OutThereColorado.com (Breanna Sneeringer):

[November 13, 2019] Colorado’s snowpack is shrinking as a dry spell has hit the state.

According to Denver CBS4, the average statewide snowpack has dropped below the typical norm due to recent lack of precipitation across parts of the state. The southwest portion of the state is far below the norm, with the San Juan Mountains dropping to 20% of the average snowpack median and Upper Rio Grande Region dropping to 49% of the median for mid-November. The South Platte River basin has the highest snowpack in the state right now, with 137% of the typical median.

Westwide SNOTEL basin-filled map November 18, 2019 via the NRCS.

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