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

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

A snow report from Wolf Creek Ski Area dated approximately 6 a.m. on March 1 indicates that Wolf Creek has received 9 inches of snow in the prior 24 hours and 11 inches in the prior 48 hours. According to the report, this brings the midway snow depth to 119 inches and the year-to-date snowfall total to 339 inches. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Water and Climate Center’s snowpack report, the Wolf Creek summit, at 11,000 feet of elevation, had 32.6 inches of snow water equivalent as of 10 a.m. on March 1. TheWolf Creek summit was at 134 percent of the March 1 snowpack median.

The San Miguel, Dolores, Animas and San Juan river basins were at 140 percent of the March 1 median in terms of snowpack.

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