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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 MONDAY: JUNE 8 , 1998 
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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     1.3      .0      *    26.8    28.3    95 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .0      .0   100*    31.8    31.5   101 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .4      .9    44*    27.5    30.3    91 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     6.4     6.0   107     44.4    46.9    95 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      -M      .0      *    19.0    20.5    93 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860     7.9     9.9    80     39.5    47.7    83 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    14.1     8.8   160     33.7    37.6    90 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     2.1      .0      *    26.4    21.8   121 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100*    28.6    32.9    87 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    13.0     9.5   137     29.2    34.2    85 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .2      .0      *    24.0    26.5    91 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    20.3    18.5   110     31.3    35.8    87 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    23.0    19.1   120     35.1    39.0    90 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     3.3     9.6    34     42.7    40.5   105 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    107                     93 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    10.4    14.5    72     21.0    25.6    82 
 BLACK BEAR               7950    28.3    20.7   137     47.1    51.5    91 
 CANYON                   7940      .0      .8     0*    18.8    19.5    96 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    24.2    26.6    91     35.0    47.9    73 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     4.2     4.0   105     31.5    34.0    93 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .1     0*    14.7    17.1    86 
 PARKER PEAK              9400     8.9    14.9    60     21.6    22.2    97 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .5    10.1     5     27.4    27.0   101 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .2      .0      *    24.0    26.5    91 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    23.0    19.1   120     35.1    39.0    90 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .0      .6     0*    27.5    28.3    97 
 WHITE MILL               8700    13.7    15.2    90     26.8    37.3    72 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .0   100*    13.3    18.7    71 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                     87 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     2.4     1.0   240*    24.0    22.9   105 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .9      .2   450*    19.0    16.6   114 
 DEER PARK                9700      -M      -M      *    27.9      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100     9.2     6.4   144     22.5    21.4   105 
 LITTLE WARM              9620      .6      .4   150*    19.5    19.7    99 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0     7.0     0     24.0    24.5    98 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .7      .1   700*    16.7    15.2   110 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    20.3    18.5   110     31.3    35.8    87 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0      .9     0*    20.3    19.1   106 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99*                   101 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375    12.8    14.0    91     23.0    25.9    89 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .0      .0   100*    14.5    14.5   100 
 BLACKWATER               9780    16.5    13.4   123     25.0    24.9   100 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     3.7     5.3    70     22.1    22.9    97 
 EVENING STAR             9200    13.3    20.2    66     31.2    30.9   101 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0      -M      *    17.2    16.9   102 
 KIRWIN                   9550      .6     3.0    20     19.4    16.7   116 
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.7     2.5    68     20.0    17.9   112 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .1     1.3     8*    15.1    18.9    80 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .1      .1   100*    12.2    11.1   110 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .4      .7    57*    18.7    18.9    99 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     1.2     7.6    16     15.8    20.6    77 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .5    10.1     5     27.4    27.0   101 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .1      .5    20*    18.2    22.5    81 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .2      .1   200*    16.0    14.3   112 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.7     5.5    31     20.7    22.9    90 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     63                     97 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    16.5    13.4   123     25.0    24.9   100 
 EVENING STAR             9200    13.3    20.2    66     31.2    30.9   101 
 KIRWIN                   9550      .6     3.0    20     19.4    16.7   116 
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.7     2.5    68     20.0    17.9   112 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .5    10.1     5     27.4    27.0   101 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .1      .5    20*    18.2    22.5    81 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.7     5.5    31     20.7    22.9    90 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     62                     99 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .0      .0   100*    14.5    14.5   100 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     3.7     5.3    70     22.1    22.9    97 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .2     1.2    17*    17.3    18.3    95 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     1.1     5.8    19     23.2    22.0   105 
 DOME LAKE                8880      .3     2.4    12     19.3    20.8    93 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0      -M      *    17.2    16.9   102 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760      .0      .4     0*    16.2    13.7   118 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .1     1.3     8*    15.1    18.9    80 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .4      .7    57*    18.7    18.9    99 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     1.2     2.1    57     19.2    21.2    91 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      -M      *    19.3    17.5   110 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     36*                    98 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .0   100*    17.9    19.1    94 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      -M      *    15.3      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520      .0      .1     0*    14.5    14.1   103 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0*                    98 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400      .0     1.4     0*    28.4    31.2    91 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0     1.6     0*    24.7    31.1    79 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0      .1     0*    25.3    24.9   102 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     7.5    12.2    61     31.9    35.5    90 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    16.7    16.5   101     37.2    32.8   113 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    20.5    16.6   123     43.2    40.1   108 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400      .0      .5     0*    16.9    23.9    71 
 TOWER                   10500    35.1    35.9    98     49.9    49.9   100 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200      .0     6.2     0     32.0    34.2    94 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      -M     1.1      *    13.5    18.8    72 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                     94 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240      .0     8.4     0     28.1    27.5   102 
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .2     2.2     9     15.6    23.5    66 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      .0     7.0     0     20.2    25.1    80 
 DEER PARK                9700      -M      -M      *    27.9      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      .0      .5     0*    14.0    18.7    75 
 RENO HILL                8400      .0     1.8     0     14.1    24.9    57 
 ROACH                    9700      .0     4.3     0     23.0    30.7    75 
 SAND LAKE               10080    13.5    19.0    71     31.0    29.0   107 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0     7.0     0     24.0    24.5    98 
 WINDY PEAK               7840      .0      .0   100*    13.1    16.2    81 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     27                     83 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .1      .0      *    18.7    21.1    89 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0     1.6     0*    24.7    31.1    79 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    20.5    16.6   123     43.2    40.1   108 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .0   100*    23.8    26.3    90 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     6.4     6.1   105     36.1    38.6    94 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111*                    93 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100     1.0      .0      *    18.8    21.0    90 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    12.1    12.7    95     25.3    29.9    85 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .3     3.5     9     17.2    19.6    88 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     1.2     2.2    55     21.2    20.6   103 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      -M      .0      *    19.0    20.5    93 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0      .0   100*    20.8    20.1   103 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      -M      .0      *    23.9    24.2    99 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .1      .0      *    18.1    18.6    97 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250      .1      .0      *    17.5    19.6    89 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    13.0     9.5   137     29.2    34.2    85 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .0     7.4     0     28.8    39.4    73 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     75*                    90 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .0      .0   100*    16.2    17.2    94 
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0      .0   100*    19.7    19.5   101 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150      .0      .0   100*    19.0    15.7   121 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .1     0*    16.9    15.7   108 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    13.4     8.7   154     26.3    32.7    80 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*    22.6    24.2    93 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    12.6     7.8   162     24.8    20.6   120 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    157*                   100 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .2     1.2    17*    26.9    25.2   107 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400      .0      .0   100*    27.3    26.7   102 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*    22.6    24.2    93 
 LILY LAKE                9050      .0      .5     0*    24.3    21.6   112 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      -M     6.8      *      -M    34.2      *
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     2.1      .0      *    26.4    21.8   121 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     7.3     8.0    91     30.9    32.2    96 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77*                   104 

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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.