Upper #SanJuanRiver #snowpack report — The #PagosaSprings Sun #ColoradoRiver #COriver #aridification


From The Pagosa Springs Sun (Clayton Chaney):

Snow report

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Water and Climate Center’s snow pack report, the Wolf Creek summit, at 11,000 feet of elevation, had 8.2 inches of snow water equivalent as of 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15.

That amount is 79 percent of that date’s median snow water equivalent.

San Miguel, Dolores, Animas, and San Juan Basin High/Low graph December 16, 2021 via the NRCS.

The San Miguel, Dolores, Animas and San Juan river basins were at 80 percent of the Dec. 15 median in terms of snow pack.

That figure is up nearly 50 percent from the Dec. 8 report.

Westwide SNOTEL basin-filled map December 19, 2021 via the NRCS.

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