Centennial Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) Report as of January 31st, 2018
While the Jefferson River Basin (Centennial, Red Rock, Beaverhead, Big Hole) is reporting at 127% of normal for snow water equivalent, the Centennial Valley, at the Lakeview Ridge SNOTEL site, is only reporting at 63% of normal for SWE, HALF of what the basin is said to be at. The weekly SNOTEL report can be read here. Lima Reservoir is 64% full. Here are some other SNOTEL SWE readings in areas surrounding the Centennial Valley and Red Rock area:
Divide (Centennial Valley/Upper Ruby divide): 93% of normal
Teepee Creek (north of Landon Ridge, in Madison drainage): 77% of normal
White Elephant (eastern Centennials in Idaho): 102% of normal
Beagle Springs (Montana SNOTEL on MT/ID border; Big Sheep Drainage): 135% of normal
Selected sites, among others in the West, can be viewed daily here. Let's think some snowy thoughts going into February!