South Platte River Basin
As of 6:16 am Wednesday the latest reading at Chatfield Reservoir was 5,447.74 feet.
As of March 20 it was 81 percent of normal, down from 92 percent on March 6.
As of Feb. 17 the state is sitting at 79 percent of the median which is down two percent in less than week.
Scientists were at the top of Berthoud Pass on Tuesday for the first snow survey for the new year.
With snow piling up in the high country and along the Front Range, Colorado’s snowpack is also growing.
Forecasters say February snowstorms helped increase snowpack in Colorado, but not enough to solve the state’s water problems.
Homeowners are working now to prevent problems later along the Poudre and Big Thompson rivers.