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United States           Natural Resources             Water and Climate Center
Department of           Conservation                          Portland, Oregon
Agriculture             Service                                               
 
          S N O W  -  P R E C I P I T A T I O N    U P D A T E
 
              Based on Mountain Data from NRCS SNOTEL Sites
                    As of FRIDAY: JUNE 13 , 1997 
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BASIN                    ELEV.  SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT   TOTAL PRECIPITATION
 Data Site Name          (Ft)                      %                      %  
                                Current  Average  Avg  Current  Average  Avg
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WYOMING


SNAKE RIVER  

 BASE CAMP                7030      .3      .0      *    43.8    28.6   153 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .1      .0      *    44.3    31.8   139 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .2      .2   100*    38.7    30.7   126 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .3     1.7    18*    67.2    47.4   142 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .0      .0   100*    26.8    20.7   129 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860     7.6     2.8   271*    68.5    48.2   142 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     8.8     2.5   352*    55.8    37.9   147 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*    31.0    22.0   141 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100*    45.2    33.3   136 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.1     2.7    78*    40.3    34.5   117 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .0      *    41.1    26.7   154 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    15.7    14.9   105     43.6    36.1   121 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    28.6    16.7   171     54.4    39.4   138 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     2.0     2.7    74*    59.6    40.9   146 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    148*                   138 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    19.3    10.9   177     38.6    26.0   148 
 BLACK BEAR               7950      -M    15.8      *    80.9    52.1   155 
 CANYON                   7940      .2      .4    50*    31.8    19.9   160 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    38.6    22.9   169     61.7    48.6   127 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      .1     1.4     7*    48.9    34.5   142 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .1      .0      *    27.1    17.5   155 
 PARKER PEAK              9400     9.8    12.3    80     31.9    22.8   140 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0     7.2     0     42.6    27.6   154 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .0      *    41.1    26.7   154 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    28.6    16.7   171     54.4    39.4   138 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .3      .2   150*    38.7    28.8   134 
 WHITE MILL               8700    19.6    12.1   162     41.5    37.9   109 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .4      .0      *    22.6    19.1   118 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    139*                   140 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .0      .3     0*    32.4    23.2   140 
 CHRISTINA LAKE           9980     1.4     4.5    31     30.7    24.4   126 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .2      .0      *    20.3    16.9   120 
 HOBBS PARK              10100      .0     4.3     0     22.9    21.8   105 
 LITTLE WARM              9620      .3      .1   300*    28.6    20.1   142 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .2     4.8     4     31.9    24.9   128 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0      .0   100*    19.2    15.6   123 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    15.7    14.9   105     43.6    36.1   121 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0      .3     0*    21.4    19.5   110 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     60*                   124 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375     2.9    10.7    27     26.9    26.3   102 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .2      .0      *    16.6    14.9   111 
 BLACKWATER               9780    22.2     9.5   234     38.1    25.6   149 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .3     3.3     9     25.4    23.4   109 
 EVENING STAR             9200    18.8    16.5   114     50.8    31.6   161 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0      -M      *    17.8    17.4   102 
 KIRWIN                   9550      -M     1.5      *      -M    17.1      *
 LOST CREEK               8080      .0     1.9     0     24.8    19.8   125 
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     1.3     0     21.5    18.3   117 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .2      .4    50*    23.0    19.4   119 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .2      .0      *    13.6    11.5   118 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     1.9      .2   950*    24.8    19.3   128 
 SHELL CREEK              9580      .1     5.0     2     22.0    21.2   104 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0     7.2     0     42.6    27.6   154 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .2      .1   200*    33.5    23.0   146 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .2      .0      *    16.3    14.6   112 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .8     3.0    27     33.9    23.3   145 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     80                    128 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    22.2     9.5   234     38.1    25.6   149 
 EVENING STAR             9200    18.8    16.5   114     50.8    31.6   161 
 KIRWIN                   9550      -M     1.5      *      -M    17.1      *
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     1.3     0     21.5    18.3   117 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0     7.2     0     42.6    27.6   154 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .2      .1   200*    33.5    23.0   146 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .8     3.0    27     33.9    23.3   145 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    112                    148 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .2      .0      *    16.6    14.9   111 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .3     3.3     9     25.4    23.4   109 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .2      .3    67*    20.6    18.7   110 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860      .1     3.9     3     26.8    22.6   119 
 DOME LAKE                8880      .1     1.2     8*    23.0    21.2   108 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0      -M      *    17.8    17.4   102 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760      .0      .1     0*    18.5    14.2   130 
 LOST CREEK               8080      .0     1.9     0     24.8    19.8   125 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .2      .4    50*    23.0    19.4   119 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     1.9      .2   950*    24.8    19.3   128 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .0      .7     0*    25.8    21.7   119 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .2      -M      *    21.3    17.9   119 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     23*                   116 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .0   100*    23.0    19.8   116 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      -M      *    22.3      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520      -M      .0      *      -M    14.7      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   116*


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400      .0      .4     0*    42.5    31.5   135 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0      .7     0*    32.6    31.3   104 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0      .0   100*    33.8    25.2   134 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    11.3     8.6   131     43.9    35.9   122 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    12.9    13.9    93     40.3    33.1   122 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    23.6    11.3   209     50.1    40.5   124 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400      .0      .1     0*    25.0    24.3   103 
 TOWER                   10500    54.0    29.8   181     66.2    50.3   132 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200      .0     3.2     0     44.4    34.5   129 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .1      .3    33*    24.4    19.1   128 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    149                    124 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     1.0     5.3    19     37.2    27.8   134 
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .0     1.3     0*    30.2    23.9   126 
 CHRISTINA LAKE           9980     1.4     4.5    31     30.7    24.4   126 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      .2     4.7     4     28.5    25.4   112 
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      .0      .1     0*    21.0    19.1   110 
 RENO HILL                8400     2.9     1.0   290*    29.7    25.3   117 
 ROACH                    9700      .0     2.0     0     31.1    31.0   100 
 SAND LAKE               10080    18.0    15.0   120     40.4    29.4   137 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .2     4.8     4     31.9    24.9   128 
 WINDY PEAK               7840      .2      .0      *    18.4    16.6   111 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     61                    121 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .4      .0      *    16.3    21.3    77 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0      .7     0*    32.6    31.3   104 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    23.6    11.3   209     50.1    40.5   124 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .0   100*    28.4    26.4   108 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     5.8     1.9   305*    44.6    38.8   115 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    212*                   109 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100      .0      .0   100*    22.4    21.2   106 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    18.2    10.0   182     40.7    30.1   135 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0     1.0     0*    22.4    19.8   113 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .0      .6     0*    24.1    20.8   116 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .0      .0   100*    26.8    20.7   129 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .1      .0      *    29.6    20.3   146 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .1      .0      *    34.0    24.6   138 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0      .0   100*    18.3    18.9    97 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250      .1      .0      *    23.1    19.8   117 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.1     2.7    78*    40.3    34.5   117 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .1     2.1     5*    47.5    39.8   119 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    124*                   122 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .1      .0      *    21.1    17.4   121 
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0      .0   100*    20.5    19.8   104 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150      .0      .0   100*    15.1    16.0    94 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .1      .0      *    15.7    16.0    98 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     8.9     2.5   356*    39.3    33.1   119 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .3      .0      *    37.2    24.5   152 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100      .8     4.8    17     23.7    21.2   112 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    133*                   117 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .1      .3    33*    37.5    25.5   147 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400      .0      .0   100*    33.5    27.0   124 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .3      .0      *    37.2    24.5   152 
 LILY LAKE                9050      .0      .1     0*    26.9    21.9   123 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     1.1     4.7    23     43.4    34.5   126 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*    31.0    22.0   141 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     2.2     5.1    43     42.7    32.5   131 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     33*                   134 

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-M = Missing data
 * = Data may not provide a valid measure of conditions.
 
     If the Basin wide percent of average value is flagged as potentially
     invalid, care should be taken to evaluate if the value is representative
     of conditions in the basin.

The SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT Percent of Average represents the snow water
equivalent found at selected SNOTEL sites in or near the basin compared to
the average value for those sites on this day.

The TOTAL PRECIPITATION Percent of Average represents the total precipitation
(beginning October 1st) found at selected SNOTEL sites in or near the basin
compared to the average value for those sites on this day.

Contact your state water supply staff for assistance.

Reference period for average conditions is 1961-90.

Provisional data, subject to revision.