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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 TUESDAY: JULY 15 , 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      .0      .0   100*    46.3    30.2   153 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .0      .0   100*    47.5    33.6   141 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .0      .0   100*    40.7    32.9   124 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .0      .0   100*    70.9    50.0   142 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .0      .0   100*    28.9    22.3   130 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860      .2      .0      *    71.1    50.8   140 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .0      .0   100*    59.2    40.0   148 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*    33.3    23.6   141 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100*    48.0    35.1   137 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .1      .0      *    42.8    36.2   118 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .0      *    44.3    28.3   157 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .0      .0   100*    46.1    38.1   121 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360      -M      .0      *    57.6    41.6   138 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450      .0      .0   100*    64.2    43.1   149 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   139 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275      .3      .0      *    41.8    28.4   147 
 BLACK BEAR               7950      -M      .0      *    83.4    55.3   151 
 CANYON                   7940      .2      .0      *    33.5    22.3   150 
 FISHER CREEK             9100      .8      .0      *    66.4    52.2   127 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      .0      .0   100*    50.5    37.1   136 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .1      .0      *    30.9    19.9   155 
 PARKER PEAK              9400      .1      .7    14*    34.5    25.7   134 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    46.4    30.7   151 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .0      *    44.3    28.3   157 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360      -M      .0      *    57.6    41.6   138 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .3      .0      *    40.1    31.5   127 
 WHITE MILL               8700      .7      .0      *    44.9    40.9   110 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .3      .0      *    24.4    21.5   113 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     14*                   138 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .0      .0   100*    34.1    24.9   137 
 CHRISTINA LAKE           9980      .0      .0   100*    31.4    26.6   118 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .2      .0      *    22.1    18.9   117 
 HOBBS PARK              10100      .0      .0   100*    23.8    23.9   100 
 LITTLE WARM              9620      .4      .0      *    29.9    22.1   135 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .2      .0      *    31.7    27.1   117 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0      .0   100*    20.2    17.5   115 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .0      .0   100*    46.1    38.1   121 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0      .0   100*    22.2    21.5   103 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   119 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375      .2      .0      *    33.4    28.5   117 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .1      .0      *    19.6    17.0   115 
 BLACKWATER               9780      .3      .2   150*    42.3    29.2   145 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .1      .0      *    29.4    26.2   112 
 EVENING STAR             9200      .1      .4    25*    53.7    35.7   150 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .1      -M      *    19.3    19.9    97 
 KIRWIN                   9550      .2      .0      *    27.4    19.9   138 
 LOST CREEK               8080      -M      .0      *      -M    22.2      *
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0      .0   100*    24.5    20.9   117 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .0      .0   100*    26.4    21.8   121 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .2      .0      *    15.4    13.5   114 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .2      .0      *    29.6    21.6   137 
 SHELL CREEK              9580      .0      .0   100*    25.5    24.0   106 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    46.4    30.7   151 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .3      .0      *    35.9    26.0   138 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .2      .0      *    18.0    16.7   108 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .6      .0      *    37.0    25.7   144 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     67*                   128 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780      .3      .2   150*    42.3    29.2   145 
 EVENING STAR             9200      .1      .4    25*    53.7    35.7   150 
 KIRWIN                   9550      .2      .0      *    27.4    19.9   138 
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0      .0   100*    24.5    20.9   117 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    46.4    30.7   151 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .3      .0      *    35.9    26.0   138 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .6      .0      *    37.0    25.7   144 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     67*                   142 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .1      .0      *    19.6    17.0   115 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .1      .0      *    29.4    26.2   112 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .0      .0   100*    24.8    21.0   118 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860      .1      .0      *    29.1    25.4   115 
 DOME LAKE                8880      .1      .0      *    26.5    23.5   113 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .1      -M      *    19.3    19.9    97 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760      .0      .0   100*    21.4    16.6   129 
 LOST CREEK               8080      -M      .0      *      -M    22.2      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .0      .0   100*    26.4    21.8   121 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .2      .0      *    29.6    21.6   137 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .0      .0   100*    29.4    24.4   120 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      -M      *    28.4    20.2   141 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   119 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .4      .0      *    25.9    23.2   112 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .1      -M      *    25.3      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520      .2      .0      *    31.8    17.6   181 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   141 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400      .0      .0   100*    43.2    33.1   131 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0      .0   100*    33.8    32.8   103 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .1      .0      *    34.9    26.9   130 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120      .0      .0   100*    44.1    38.7   114 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100      .0      .0   100*    41.4    35.2   118 
 OLD BATTLE              10000      .0      .0   100*    50.8    42.7   119 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400      .0      .0   100*    26.2    26.6    98 
 TOWER                   10500     1.3      .0      *    66.3    52.5   126 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200      .0      .0   100*    45.0    36.5   123 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .1      .0      *    24.6    21.2   116 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   119 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240      .1      .0      *    38.6    29.7   130 
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .0      .0   100*    30.6    26.2   117 
 CHRISTINA LAKE           9980      .0      .0   100*    31.4    26.6   118 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      .3      .0      *    28.7    27.8   103 
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      .3      .0      *    22.5    21.3   106 
 RENO HILL                8400      .1      .0      *    30.8    27.6   112 
 ROACH                    9700      .0      .0   100*    31.6    33.2    95 
 SAND LAKE               10080      .0      .0   100*    41.7    31.4   133 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .2      .0      *    31.7    27.1   117 
 WINDY PEAK               7840      .1      .0      *    18.5    18.9    98 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   113 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .5      .0      *    17.5    22.3    78 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0      .0   100*    33.8    32.8   103 
 OLD BATTLE              10000      .0      .0   100*    50.8    42.7   119 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .0   100*    29.2    27.8   105 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .0      .0   100*    46.2    40.4   114 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   107 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100      .0      .0   100*    22.7    22.7   100 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650      .0      .0   100*    43.8    31.5   139 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0      .0   100*    24.2    21.2   114 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .0      .0   100*    26.9    22.4   120 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .0      .0   100*    28.9    22.3   130 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .1      .0      *    31.5    21.7   145 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .0      .0   100*    36.5    26.4   138 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0      .0   100*    20.7    20.2   102 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250      .0      .0   100*    24.2    21.2   114 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .1      .0      *    42.8    36.2   118 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .0      .0   100*    50.7    42.0   121 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   123 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .0      .0   100*    22.2    18.7   119 
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0      .0   100*    21.6    21.8    99 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150      .0      .0   100*    16.1    18.0    89 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .0   100*    16.7    18.0    93 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425      .0      .0   100*    40.8    34.9   117 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*    38.1    26.3   145 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100      .0      .0   100*    22.8    24.6    93 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   110 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      -M      .0      *    39.4    26.7   148 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400      .0      .0   100*    34.1    29.2   117 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*    38.1    26.3   145 
 LILY LAKE                9050      .0      .0   100*    27.6    23.8   116 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      -M      .0      *      -M    36.2      *
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*    33.3    23.6   141 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960      .0      .0   100*    43.3    34.5   126 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   132 

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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.