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SNOTEL Issues

Additional Information

For supporting information including the following, look to the bottom of this page:

  • General quality control procedures and information.
  • Historical SNOTEL Site Issues Listing (by Water year, back to 2009).

Current Water Year SNOTEL site Issues

 

Date Site Name SNOTEL Issues
4/7/2014 ASHLEY DIVIDE Site is reporting intermittently.
4/7/2014 BADGER PASS Pcp can has unplugged & suspect flags have been removed.
4/7/2014 BEARTOOTH LAKE Pcp can remains plugged & data suspected.
4/7/2014 BIG GOOSE 4" soil temperature data is bad.
4/7/2014 BLACK BEAR Pcp can remains plugged & data suspected.
4/7/2014 BONE SPRINGS DIV High reset count (101 resets). Replace radio?
4/7/2014 DEER PARK Pillow is flat.
4/7/2014 EMERY CREEK Primary pcp transducer is bad. Secondary transducer is working properly.
4/7/2014 EVENING STAR Pcp can has unplugged & suspect flags removed.
4/7/2014 FLATTOP MTN. Pcp can remains plugged & data suspected.
4/7/2014 HOODOO BASIN Pcp can remains plugged & data suspected. Temperature data is spiking.
4/7/2014 LITTLE GOOSE Site continues to have reporting issues. Group 16 Minutes on stuck on 1411
4/7/2014 LONE MOUNTAIN Snow board is buried.
4/7/2014 NORTH FORK JOCKO Pcp can has unplugged & suspect flags have been removed.
4/7/2014 PIKE CREEK Solar panel bracket broke and panel is hanging off antenna stinger but is still getting some sun to charge battery.
4/7/2014 TOWNSEND CREEK Group 16 - Minutes ON stuck at 1411
4/7/2014 TWIN LAKES Pillow is flat.
4/7/2014 WEST YELLOWSTONE All soils data is bad.

Historical SNOTEL Site Issues Listing (by Water Year)

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General Quality Control Procedures and Information

  • Quality control is preformed on midnight readings ONLY!
  • Quality control is preformed in the morning nearly every workday.
  • The following are parameters that are quality controlled (edited or estimated) unless otherwise noted:
    • Snow Water Equivalent (SWE, WTEQ - all channels)
    • Precipitation (PREC, pcp, PCC - all channels)
    • Snow Depth (SNWD - all channels)
    • Temperature
      • Observed
      • Average
      • Maximum
      • Minimum
  • To view any mentioned attached reports or request to be added to the weekly mailing list, use the contact information below.

For more information contact Jeri Lynn Ward or call 406-587-6809.