Peak State Elevation
Mount Rushmore South Dakota 5275
Piedmont Butte South Dakota 3882
Harney Peak South Dakota 7242
Bear Butte South Dakota 4426
Rattlesnake Butte South Dakota 2284


Snowpack Levels

Black Hills
Snow Sensor Snowpack (inches) SWE (inches) Elevation (ft)
CUSTER 1.0 0.152 5558
HILL CITY 2.0 0.202 4987
HOT SPRINGS 0.0 None 3547
ELM SPRINGS 3ESE 0.0 None 2680
BELLE FOURCHE - KBFS RADIO 0 0 3022
FORT MEADE 2.0 None 3330
HEREFORD 12SW 10.0 1.16 2799
FORT YATES 19.0 3.515 1644


Streamflow Conditions

Black Hills
Streamgauge Streamflow (cfs) Gage Height (ft) Elevation (ft)
CHEYENNE R BELOW ANGOSTURA DAM SD 1.05 2.88 3065.0
FALL R AT HOT SPRINGS SD 31.4 0.97 3430.0
BEAVER CR NEAR BUFFALO GAP SD 18.8 4.26 3161.0
CHEYENNE R NEAR BUFFALO GAP SD 108.0 2.51 2820.0
BEAVER CREEK NEAR PRINGLE, SD 1.29 7.77 4140.0
CHEYENNE RIVER AT REDSHIRT, SD 88.2 11.07 2670.0
FRENCH CR ABOVE FAIRBURN SD 3.43 27.39 3825.0
BATTLE CR BELOW HERMOSA SD 15.0 2.41 2810.0
GRACE COOLIDGE CR NR GAME LODGE NR CUSTER SD 0.91 6.74 4125.0
BATTLE CR AT HERMOSA SD 8.12 2.65 3284.0
BATTLE CR NEAR KEYSTONE SD 1.78 3.33 3815.0
SPRING CR NEAR KEYSTONE SD 3.09 3.97 3898.0
CHEYENNE RIVER NEAR WASTA,SD 634.0 2.09 2269.0
BOXELDER CR NEAR NEMO SD 6.63 1.28 4334.0
ELK CR NR RAPID CITY SD 0.4 5.09 2949.0
ELK CR NEAR ELM SPRINGS SD 0.15 4.3 2322.0
ELK CR NEAR ROUBAIX SD 7.27 6.38 4888.0
BEAR BUTTE CREEK NEAR DEADWOOD, SD 3.68 3.64 4753.0
DEADWOOD CREEK AT CENTRAL CITY, SD 0.51 3.58 4877.0
BELLE FOURCHE RIVER NEAR ELM SPRINGS 24.4 4.64 2180.0
WHITEWOOD CR ABOVE WHITEWOOD,SD 6.41 0.97 3681.0
BELLE FOURCHE R NEAR STURGIS SD 27.5 3.86 2546.0
WHITEWOOD CREEK NEAR WHITEWOOD SD 6.6 5.42 3173.0
WHITEWOOD CR ABOVE VALE SD 2703.0
HORSE CR ABOVE VALE SD 2703.0
BELLE FOURCHE R NEAR FRUITDALE SD 7.72 1.46 2940.0
INLET CANAL ABOVE BELLE FOURCHE RESERVOIR SD 206.0 5.13 2985.0
BELLE FOURCHE R AT WY-SD STATE LINE 16.7 5.37 3103.0
BELLE FOURCHE RIVER NEAR ALVA, WY 14 1.33 3590.0
OAK CR NEAR WAKPALA SD 10 2.40 1687.0


Watersheds

Black Hills
Watershed Acreage
Middle Cheyenne-Spring 1359044.07
Middle Cheyenne-Elk 1010324.36
Lower Belle Fourche 2077703.66
Upper Lake Oahe 2327262.16