Active Snow Sensors in California

Sorted North to South by River Basin

UPDATED: 12/09/2016
ID Name Elev (feet) Latitude Longitude April 1 Avg (inches) Operator Agency
KLAMATH R
CWF CROWDER FLAT 5100 41.893 -120.752 -9999.0 Natural Resources Conservation Service
SCOTT R
MB3 MIDDLE BOULDER 3 6200 41.225 -122.811 28.3 CA Dept of Water Resources
SCT SCOTT MOUNTAIN 5900 41.272 -122.718 16.0 CA Dept of Water Resources
TRINITY R
PET PETERSON FLAT 7150 41.302 -122.528 29.2 CA Dept of Water Resources
RRM RED ROCK MOUNTAIN 6700 41.023 -122.885 39.6 CA Dept of Water Resources
BNK BONANZA KING 6450 41.083 -122.628 40.5 US Bureau of Reclamation
SHM SHIMMY LAKE 6400 41.008 -122.800 40.3 CA Dept of Water Resources
HIG HIGHLAND LAKES 6030 41.093 -122.483 29.9 CA Dept of Water Resources
MUM MUMBO BASIN 5650 41.197 -122.523 22.4 CA Dept of Water Resources
BFL BIG FLAT 5100 41.080 -122.942 15.8 CA Dept of Water Resources
SACRAMENTO R
SDF SAND FLAT 6750 41.350 -122.246 42.4 US Bureau of Reclamation
SLT SLATE CREEK 5700 41.045 -122.478 29.0 US Bureau of Reclamation
MC CLOUD R
STM STOUTS MEADOW 5400 41.170 -121.938 36.0 CA Dept of Water Resources
PIT R
CDP CEDAR PASS 7100 41.583 -120.303 18.1 Natural Resources Conservation Service
BLA BLACKS MOUNTAIN 7050 40.770 -121.200 12.7 CA Dept of Water Resources
MED MEDICINE LAKE 6700 41.587 -121.613 32.6 CA Dept of Water Resources
ADM ADIN MOUNTAIN 6200 41.237 -120.792 13.6 Natural Resources Conservation Service
SNM SNOW MOUNTAIN 5950 40.778 -121.782 27.0 US Bureau of Reclamation
STONY CR
NLS NOEL SPRING 5100 39.538 -122.667 -9999.0 US Army Corps of Engineers
FEATHER R
LLP LOWER LASSEN PEAK 8250 40.467 -121.508 -9999.0 +
KTL KETTLE ROCK 7300 40.140 -120.715 25.5 CA Dept of Water Resources/State Water Project
GRZ GRIZZLY RIDGE 6900 39.917 -120.645 29.7 CA Dept of Water Resources/State Water Project
PLP PILOT PEAK (DWR) 6800 39.786 -120.878 52.6 CA Dept of Water Resources/State Water Project
GOL GOLD LAKE 6750 39.675 -120.617 36.5 CA Dept of Water Resources/State Water Project
HMB HUMBUG 6500 40.115 -121.368 28.0 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
HRK HARKNESS FLAT 6200 40.418 -121.275 28.5 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
RTL RATTLESNAKE 6100 40.125 -121.043 14.0 CA Dept of Water Resources/State Water Project
BKL BUCKS LAKE 5750 39.850 -121.242 44.7 CA Dept of Water Resources/State Water Project
FOR FOUR TREES 5150 39.812 -121.323 20.0 CA Dept of Water Resources/State Water Project
YUBA R
MDW MEADOW LAKE 7200 39.406 -120.506 55.5 CA Dept of Water Resources
CSL CENT SIERRA SNOW LAB 6900 39.325 -120.367 33.6 Natural Resources Conservation Service
RCC ROBINSON COW CAMP 6480 39.622 -120.680 -9999.0 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
AMERICAN R
SCN SCHNEIDERS 8750 38.747 -120.068 34.5 Sacramento Municipal Utility District
LOS LAKE LOIS 8600 38.925 -120.197 39.5 CA Dept of Water Resources
CXS CARSON PASS 8353 38.692 -120.002 -9999.0 Natural Resources Conservation Service
CAP CAPLES LAKE 8000 38.710 -120.042 30.9 CA Dept of Water Resources
ALP ALPHA (SMUD) 7600 38.804 -120.216 35.9 Sacramento Municipal Utility District
FRN FORNI RIDGE 7600 38.805 -120.213 37.0 US Bureau of Reclamation
SIL SILVER LAKE 7100 38.678 -120.118 22.7 CA Dept of Water Resources
VVL VAN VLECK 6700 38.944 -120.306 35.9 Sacramento Municipal Utility District
HYS HUYSINK 6600 39.282 -120.527 42.6 US Bureau of Reclamation
RBB ROBBS SADDLE 5900 38.912 -120.379 21.4 Sacramento Municipal Utility District
GKS GREEK STORE 5600 39.075 -120.558 21.0 US Bureau of Reclamation
BLC BLUE CANYON 5280 39.276 -120.708 9.0 US Bureau of Reclamation
RBP ROBBS POWERHOUSE 5150 38.902 -120.377 5.2 Sacramento Municipal Utility District
MOKELUMNE R
HHM HIGHLAND MEADOW 8700 38.487 -119.806 47.9 CA Dept of Water Resources
BLK BLUE LAKES 8000 38.613 -119.931 33.1 Natural Resources Conservation Service
MDL MUD LAKE 7900 38.615 -120.140 44.9 Sacramento Municipal Utility District
STANISLAUS R
DDM DEADMAN CREEK 9250 38.332 -119.654 37.2 CA Dept of Water Resources
GNL GIANELLI MEADOW 8400 38.204 -119.893 55.5 US Bureau of Reclamation
REL LOWER RELIEF VALLEY 8100 38.243 -119.758 41.2 CA Dept of Water Resources
SLM STANISLAUS MEADOW 7750 38.505 -119.937 47.5 CA Dept of Water Resources
BLD BLOODS CREEK 7200 38.450 -120.033 35.5 US Bureau of Reclamation
BLS BLACK SPRINGS 6500 38.375 -120.192 32.0 US Bureau of Reclamation
TUOLUMNE R
TES TIOGA PASS ENTRY STATION 9945 37.911 -119.258 -9999.0 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
DAN DANA MEADOWS 9800 37.897 -119.257 27.7 CA Dept of Water Resources
SLI SLIDE CANYON 9200 38.092 -119.430 41.1 CA Dept of Water Resources
TUM TUOLUMNE MEADOWS 8600 37.873 -119.350 22.6 CA Dept of Water Resources
HRS HORSE MEADOW 8400 38.158 -119.662 48.6 CA Dept of Water Resources
WHW WHITE WOLF 7900 37.859 -119.652 -9999.0 National Park Service
PDS PARADISE MEADOW 7650 38.047 -119.670 41.3 CA Dept of Water Resources
KIB LOWER KIBBIE RIDGE 6700 38.032 -119.877 27.4 CA Dept of Water Resources
MERCED R
STR OSTRANDER LAKE 8200 37.637 -119.550 34.8 CA Dept of Water Resources
TNY TENAYA LAKE 8150 37.838 -119.448 33.1 CA Dept of Water Resources
GIN GIN FLAT 7050 37.767 -119.773 34.2 CA Dept of Water Resources
SAN JOAQUIN R
VLC VOLCANIC KNOB 10050 37.388 -118.903 30.1 CA Dept of Water Resources
AGP AGNEW PASS 9450 37.724 -119.143 32.3 CA Dept of Water Resources
KSP KAISER POINT 9200 37.300 -119.100 37.8 US Bureau of Reclamation
GRM GREEN MOUNTAIN 7900 37.555 -119.238 30.8 US Bureau of Reclamation
DPO DEVIL'S POSTPILE 7569 37.629 -119.085 -9999.0 National Park Service
TMR TAMARACK SUMMIT 7550 37.165 -119.200 30.5 US Bureau of Reclamation
CHM CHILKOOT MEADOW 7150 37.410 -119.490 38.0 US Bureau of Reclamation
HNT HUNTINGTON LAKE (USBR) 7000 37.228 -119.221 20.1 US Bureau of Reclamation
PSR POISON RIDGE 6900 37.403 -119.520 28.9 US Bureau of Reclamation
GRV GRAVEYARD MEADOW 6900 37.465 -119.290 18.8 US Bureau of Reclamation
KINGS R
BSH BISHOP PASS 11200 37.100 -118.557 34.0 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
CRL CHARLOTTE LAKE 10400 36.778 -118.427 27.5 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
STL STATE LAKES 10300 36.927 -118.574 29.0 US Army Corps of Engineers
BCB BLACKCAP BASIN 10300 37.067 -118.770 34.3 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
MTM MITCHELL MEADOW 9900 36.737 -118.712 32.9 US Army Corps of Engineers
UBC UPPER BURNT CORRAL 9700 37.184 -118.938 34.6 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
WWC WEST WOODCHUCK MEADOW 9100 37.030 -118.918 32.8 US Army Corps of Engineers
BIM BIG MEADOWS (DWR) 7600 36.715 -118.843 25.9 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
KAWEAH R
FRW FAREWELL GAP 9500 36.415 -118.579 34.5 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
GNF GIANT FOREST (USACE) 6650 36.562 -118.765 10.0 US Army Corps of Engineers
TULE R
QUA QUAKING ASPEN 7200 36.118 -118.540 21.0 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
KERN R
UTY UPPER TYNDALL CREEK 11400 36.650 -118.397 27.7 US Army Corps of Engineers
CBT CRABTREE MEADOW 10700 36.564 -118.348 19.8 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
CHP CHAGOOPA PLATEAU 10300 36.497 -118.447 21.8 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
PSC PASCOES 9150 35.967 -118.350 24.9 US Army Corps of Engineers
WTM WET MEADOWS 8950 36.348 -118.572 30.3 US Army Corps of Engineers
TUN TUNNEL GUARD STATION 8900 36.367 -118.288 15.6 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
CSV CASA VIEJA MEADOWS 8300 36.198 -118.272 20.9 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
BCH BEACH MEADOWS 7650 36.126 -118.293 11.0 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
SURPRISE VALLEY
DSS DISMAL SWAMP 7050 41.993 -120.165 29.2 Natural Resources Conservation Service
TRUCKEE R
BMW BIG MEADOWS (SCS) 8700 39.458 -119.946 25.7 Natural Resources Conservation Service
IDP INDEPENDENCE LAKE (SCS) 8450 39.435 -120.322 41.4 Natural Resources Conservation Service
SQV SQUAW VALLEY GOLD COAST 8200 39.194 -120.276 46.5 Natural Resources Conservation Service
IDC INDEPENDENCE CAMP 7000 39.453 -120.299 21.8 Natural Resources Conservation Service
INN INDEPENDENCE CREEK 6500 39.494 -120.293 12.7 Natural Resources Conservation Service
TK2 TRUCKEE 2 6400 39.300 -120.194 14.3 Natural Resources Conservation Service
LAKE TAHOE
MSK MOUNT ROSE SKI AREA 8900 39.326 -119.902 38.5 Natural Resources Conservation Service
HVN HEAVENLY VALLEY 8800 38.929 -119.917 28.1 Natural Resources Conservation Service
MRL MARLETTE LAKE 8000 39.173 -119.905 21.1 Natural Resources Conservation Service
HGM HAGANS MEADOW 8000 38.853 -119.940 16.5 Natural Resources Conservation Service
EP5 ECHO PEAK 5 7800 38.849 -120.079 39.5 Natural Resources Conservation Service
RP2 RUBICON PEAK 2 7500 39.001 -120.140 29.1 Natural Resources Conservation Service
WC3 WARD CREEK 3 6750 39.136 -120.219 39.4 Natural Resources Conservation Service
TCC TAHOE CITY CROSS 6750 39.171 -120.155 16.0 Natural Resources Conservation Service
FLL FALLEN LEAF LAKE 6250 38.932 -120.056 7.0 Natural Resources Conservation Service
CARSON R
EBB EBBETTS PASS 8700 38.561 -119.808 38.8 Natural Resources Conservation Service
HOR HORSE MEADOW (NRCS) 8557 38.837 -119.887 -9999.0 +
MNT MONITOR PASS 8350 38.670 -119.615 -9999.0 Natural Resources Conservation Service
BSK BURNSIDE LAKE 8129 38.719 -119.894 -9999.0 Natural Resources Conservation Service
FDC FORESTDALE CREEK 8017 38.682 -119.960 -9999.0 +
PSN POISON FLAT 7900 38.501 -119.631 16.2 Natural Resources Conservation Service
SPT SPRATT CREEK 6150 38.666 -119.817 4.5 Natural Resources Conservation Service
WALKER R
LVT LEAVITT LAKE 9600 38.282 -119.621 -9999.0 Natural Resources Conservation Service
SDW SUMMIT MEADOW 9313 38.398 -119.536 -9999.0 Natural Resources Conservation Service
VRG VIRGINIA LAKES RIDGE 9300 38.077 -119.234 20.3 Natural Resources Conservation Service
LBD LOBDELL LAKE 9200 38.440 -119.377 17.3 Natural Resources Conservation Service
SPS SONORA PASS BRIDGE 8750 38.318 -119.601 26.0 Natural Resources Conservation Service
LVM LEAVITT MEADOWS 7200 38.305 -119.552 8.0 Natural Resources Conservation Service
MONO LAKE
GEM GEM PASS 10750 37.780 -119.170 31.7 CA Dept of Water Resources
OWENS R
SWM SAWMILL 10200 37.162 -118.563 19.4 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
CWD COTTONWOOD LAKES 10150 36.484 -118.178 11.6 CA Dept of Water Resources
BGP BIG PINE CREEK 9800 37.128 -118.478 17.9 CA Dept of Water Resources
RCK ROCK CREEK LAKES 9700 37.457 -118.735 14.0 CA Dept of Water Resources
SLK SOUTH LAKE 9600 37.176 -118.563 16.0 CA Dept of Water Resources/Snow Surveys
MHP MAMMOTH PASS (USBR) 9300 37.610 -119.033 42.4 US Bureau of Reclamation