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MONTANA SNOTEL Snow Water Equivalent Update Graph

As of THURSDAY: DECEMBER 8 , 2016

BasinSnow Water Equivalent Percent of Median
KOOTENAI RIVER BASINPercentage Bar 88% 88%
FLATHEAD RIVER BASINPercentage Bar 88% 88%
UPPER CLARK FORK RIVER BASINPercentage Bar 48% 48%
BITTERROOT RIVER BASINPercentage Bar 48% 48%
LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER BASINPercentage Bar 56% 56%
JEFFERSON RIVER BASINPercentage Bar 41% 41%
MADISON RIVER BASINPercentage Bar 47% 47%
GALLATIN RIVER BASINPercentage Bar 54% 54%
MISSOURI HEADWATERSPercentage Bar 48% 48%
HEADWATERS MISSOURI MAINSTEMPercentage Bar 53% 53%
SMITH, JUDITH, AND MUSSELSHELL RIVER BASINSPercentage Bar 35% 35%
SUN, TETON AND MARIAS RIVER BASINSPercentage Bar 61% 61%
MISSOURI MAINSTEM RIVER BASINPercentage Bar 50% 50%
ST MARY AND MILK RIVER BASINSPercentage Bar 96% 96%
UPPER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASINPercentage Bar 70% 70%
WIND RIVER BASIN (WYOMING)Percentage Bar 56% 56%
SHOSHONE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING)Percentage Bar 82% 82%
BIGHORN RIVER BASIN (WYOMING)Percentage Bar 81% 81%
TONGUE RIVER BASIN (WYOMING)Percentage Bar 74% 74%
POWDER RIVER BASIN (WYOMING)Percentage Bar 51% 51%
LOWER YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASINPercentage Bar 73% 73%

Legend: Percentage Bar Below 70% <70% Percentage Bar 70-90% 70-90% Percentage Bar 91-110% 91-110% Percentage Bar 111-130% 111-130% Percentage Bar Above 130% >130%

* = Data are not available or data may not provide a valid measure of conditions for over half of the sites within the basin.