January 5, 2012
The snowpack in the mountains of the Yampa and White River Basins stands at 60 percent of average, but the figure is even lower on Rabbit Ears Pass at 47 percent of average.
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At this time last year, the Rabbit Ears measuring site contained 17.3 inches of water. This year, the snow contains 4.7 inches of water. The average is 10.5 inches