Colorado Headwaters
Watershed

Hydrologic Unit Code 14010001


The Colorado Headwaters watershed encompasses over 1,857,169 acres and stretches across Colorado. Drainage basins like this one funnel all the streams, snowmelt, and rainfall to a common outlet such as the outflow of a reservoir, or mouth of a bay.



Watershed Hierarchy

View other constituents of the Colorado Headwaters Watershed network.


Watershed Overview

Current conditions and statistics for the Colorado Headwaters Watershed
Fool Creek
Snow Sensor 1186
19"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Arapaho Ridge
Snow Sensor 1030
19"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Bison Lake
Snow Sensor 345
12"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Lake Irene
Snow Sensor 565
17"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
High Lonesome
Snow Sensor 1187
17"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Bobtail Creek Near Jones Pass
USGS 09034900
1 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Jones Pass
Snow Sensor 970
12"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Williams Fork Below Steelman Creek
USGS 09035500
1 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Cabin Creek Near Fraser
USGS 09032100
2 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Willow Creek Pass
Snow Sensor 869
6"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Fraser River At Upper Sta
USGS 09022000
4 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Elk Creek At Upper Station
USGS 09025300
0 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Buffalo Park
Snow Sensor 913
11"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Piney River Below Piney Lake
USGS 09058500
2 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Phantom Valley
Snow Sensor 688
1"
Snowpack

24hr Change

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Elevation
St. Louis Creek Near Fraser
USGS 09026500
6 cfs
Streamflow

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South Fork Of Williams Fork Near Leal
USGS 09035900
10 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Williams Fork Above Darling Creek
USGS 09035700
14 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Fraser River At Winter Park
USGS 09024000
7 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Middle Fork Camp
Snow Sensor 1014
2"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Lynx Pass
Snow Sensor 607
1"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Tabernash 2.7 Nw
Snow Sensor CO-GR-68
1.34"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Williams Fork Near Leal
USGS 09036000
19 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Vasquez Creek At Winter Park
USGS 09025000
15 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Colorado R Below Baker Gulch
USGS 09010500
14 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Stillwater Creek
Snow Sensor 793
13"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Ranch Creek Near Fraser
USGS 09032000
3 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Grand Lake Outlet Blw Chipmunk Ln At Grand Lk
USGS 09014050
7 cfs
Streamflow

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Colorado River Bl Shadow Mountain Reservoir
USGS 09015000
48 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Ranch Creek Blw Meadow Cr Nr Tabernash Co
USGS 09033100
17 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Fraser River Blw Crooked Cr At Tabernash Co
USGS 09033300
101 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Colorado River Below Lake Granby
USGS 09019000
22 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Colorado River Near Granby
USGS 09019500
22 cfs
Streamflow

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Williams Fork Near Parshall
USGS 09037500
57 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Colorado River At Windy Gap
USGS 09034250
82 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Williams Fork Below Williams Fork Reservoir
USGS 09038500
81 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Muddy Creek Above Antelope Creek Nr. Kremmling
USGS 09041090
8 cfs
Streamflow

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Muddy Crk Blw Wolford Mtn Reser. Nr Kremmling
USGS 09041400
20 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Colorado River Near Kremmling
USGS 09058000
420 cfs
Streamflow

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Piney River Near State Bridge
USGS 09059500
17 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500
887 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Glenwood Springs .64 S
Snow Sensor CO-GF-1
0"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Roaring Fork River At Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085000
460 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Location 24hr Change (%) vs Average (%) Volatility (%)
Fool Creek
Snow Sensor 1186
18.75
Bison Lake
Snow Sensor 345
-14.29
Lake Irene
Snow Sensor 565
6.25
High Lonesome
Snow Sensor 1187
-5.56
Jones Pass
Snow Sensor 970
-7.69
Williams Fork Below Steelman Creek
USGS 09035500
-6.93
Cabin Creek Near Fraser
USGS 09032100
-8.88
Fraser River At Upper Sta
USGS 09022000
-18.05
Elk Creek At Upper Station
USGS 09025300
-50
Piney River Below Piney Lake
USGS 09058500
52.83
Middle Fork Camp
Snow Sensor 1014
-33.33
Tabernash 2.7 Nw
Snow Sensor CO-GR-68
252.63
Williams Fork Near Leal
USGS 09036000
-8.92
Vasquez Creek At Winter Park
USGS 09025000
-33.91
Colorado R Below Baker Gulch
USGS 09010500
-2.76
Grand Lake Outlet Blw Chipmunk Ln At Grand Lk
USGS 09014050
61.65
Fraser River Blw Crooked Cr At Tabernash Co
USGS 09033300
-52.58
Colorado River Below Lake Granby
USGS 09019000
2.33
Colorado River Near Granby
USGS 09019500
-2.67
Colorado River At Windy Gap
USGS 09034250
-7.87
Muddy Creek Above Antelope Creek Nr. Kremmling
USGS 09041090
8.48
Colorado River Near Kremmling
USGS 09058000
-2.1
Piney River Near State Bridge
USGS 09059500
35.21
Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500
8.7
Glenwood Springs .64 S
Snow Sensor CO-GF-1
557.58
Roaring Fork River At Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085000
1.55


Watershed Correlation

Compare constituents of the Colorado Headwaters Watershed that move tightly or weakly together.


Trending Conditions

Recent snowpack and discharge levels for the Colorado Headwaters Watershed


Watershed Profile

Compare elevation with snowpack and streamflow conditions for this Watershed

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