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Black Hills snow course readings released

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The February report for the Black Hills snow course shows that all of the sites are reporting below normal snowcover for this time of year. The percent of average is a 30-year average for the season up to this point, with 100% being normal.

Most of the sites report between 10 and 20 inches of snow on  the ground, with liquid equivalents mainly between 1 and 3.5 inches. The snow that fell around the Black Hills on Wednesday and Thursday of this week is not counted in these totals.

 

 

 BLACK HILLS SNOW COURSE READINGS

February 1, 2013

Site Name

 Elevation                                                          

Current Snow

Depth (inches)

Snow Water Equivalent (inches)

30 Yr. Average Snow Water Equivalent

Last year Snow Water Equivalent          

Current Percent of 30 Year Average

Bear Lodge Divide

4680'

10.9"

1.5"

1.8"

0.7"

83%

Blind Park

6870'

17"

3.6"

5.2"

5.1"

69%

Cole Canyon

5870'

12"

2.2"

4.5"

3.9"

49%

Ditch Creek

6880'

8.9"

1.1"

2.8"

2.2"

39%

Little Bear Run

6240'

12.6"

1.6"

2.6"

2.4"

62%

Mallo

6420'

18.6"

3"

5.2"

4.5"

58%

Mount Tom

5560'

11"

1.5"

3.2"

3.4"

47%

N. Rapid Creek

6250'

16"

3.2"

5"

5.4"

64%

Reuter Canyon

6280'

16.1"

2.8"

6.5"

5.1"

43%

Upper Spearfish

6500'

14.7"

2.4"

4.4"

4.8"

55%

 

 

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