#Snowpack and #SanJuanRiver report — The #PagosaSprings Sun #ColoradoRiver #COriver #aridification #CRWUA2022

Click the link to read the article on the Pagosa Springs Sun website (Josh Pike). Here’s an excerpt:

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Water and Climate Center’s snowpack report, the Wolf Creek summit, at 11,000 feet of elevation, had 5.1 inches of snow water equivalent as of 1 p.m. on Wednes- day, Nov. 9. The Wolf Creek summit was at 138 percent of the Nov. 9 snowpack median. The San Miguel, Dolores, Animas and San Juan river basins were at 217 percent of the Nov. 9 median in terms of snowpack.

Stream flow for the San Juan River on Nov. 9 at approximately noon was 141 cubic feet per second (cfs), according to the U.S. Geological Service (USGS) National Water Dashboard. These numbers are up from last week’s reading of 99 cfs at noon on Nov.9.

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