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At 11:08p, 11/13/18
Temperature 27.0°F
Wind 1.0 mph


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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 THURSDAY: JANUARY 14 , 1999 
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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    10.6     9.9   107     12.8    13.3    96 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     9.7    11.3    86     12.9    14.2    91 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     7.7     9.6    80      9.6    14.1    68 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    19.5    18.2   107     20.6    21.6    95 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     6.5     8.6    76      7.0     9.5    74 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860    17.4    17.9    97     19.4    22.0    88 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    13.9    15.0    93     14.4    17.2    84 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     5.3     6.9    77      7.6    10.1    75 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    10.2     9.8   104     12.8    15.2    84 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    11.8    14.5    81     12.4    15.9    78 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.7     9.2   116     10.9    12.5    87 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      -M    13.7      *    15.7    16.4    96 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    18.3    15.1   121     16.4    18.4    89 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    13.4    16.5    81     18.7    18.6   101 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                     87 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    15.0    13.5   111     13.6    10.0   136 
 BLACK BEAR               7950    22.9    19.5   117     21.2    21.1   100 
 CANYON                   7940     9.1     6.7   136     10.2     8.2   124 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    22.3    19.5   114     19.9    19.6   102 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      -M    12.8      *    14.9    14.0   106 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     6.6     5.1   129      8.5     6.8   125 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    13.3    12.3   108       -M     8.8      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.8    12.7   117     17.3    11.2   154 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.7     9.2   116     10.9    12.5    87 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    18.3    15.1   121     16.4    18.4    89 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     9.7     8.9   109     12.3    11.7   105 
 WHITE MILL               8700    14.1    13.9   101     13.0    15.5    84 
 WOLVERINE                7650     9.5     6.4   148      7.7     7.4   104 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    116                    106 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     8.8     8.6   102      9.6     9.4   102 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     5.2     5.0   104      6.9     6.1   113 
 DEER PARK                9700     6.1      -M      *     9.2      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100     8.2     8.8    93      8.6     7.9   109 
 LITTLE WARM              9620     7.0     6.0   117      8.0     7.6   105 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     7.1     9.7    73      8.7     9.2    95 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     3.8     4.0    95      6.6     5.5   120 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      -M    13.7      *    15.7    16.4    96 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     4.2     5.2    81      6.7     6.6   102 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    103 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375    12.6    11.9   106     11.8    10.0   118 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     3.9     4.2    93      6.6     4.8   138 
 BLACKWATER               9780    16.7    11.8   142     14.8    10.2   145 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     9.5     9.1   104      9.7     7.9   123 
 EVENING STAR             9200    19.6    15.2   129     20.6    12.7   162 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.3     5.2    83      7.4     5.6   132 
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.7     5.9   114      8.0     5.9   136 
 MARQUETTE                8760     5.0     4.5   111      6.0     5.2   115 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.4     6.7    66     10.6     6.8   156 
 OWL CREEK                8975     3.5     2.4   146      4.2     3.2   131 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.3     5.9   124      9.3     6.5   143 
 SHELL CREEK              9580    10.8     8.8   123      9.8     7.4   132 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.8    12.7   117     17.3    11.2   154 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120     9.9     6.9   143     11.9     9.3   128 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     3.3     3.0   110      5.3     3.7   143 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    11.6    10.4   112     10.1     9.4   107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    115                    136 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    16.7    11.8   142     14.8    10.2   145 
 EVENING STAR             9200    19.6    15.2   129     20.6    12.7   162 
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.7     5.9   114      8.0     5.9   136 
 MARQUETTE                8760     5.0     4.5   111      6.0     5.2   115 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.8    12.7   117     17.3    11.2   154 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120     9.9     6.9   143     11.9     9.3   128 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    11.6    10.4   112     10.1     9.4   107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    125                    139 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     3.9     4.2    93      6.6     4.8   138 
 BIG GOOSE                7990     3.5      -M      *     6.3      -M      *
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     9.5     9.1   104      9.7     7.9   123 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     4.9     6.4    77      6.9     6.2   111 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     9.1     6.6   138      8.1     6.9   117 
 DOME LAKE                8880     5.0     7.5    67      7.1     7.7    92 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.3     5.2    83      7.4     5.6   132 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760     3.3     3.9    85      5.6     4.4   127 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.4     6.7    66     10.6     6.8   156 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.3     5.9   124      9.3     6.5   143 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     6.2     6.1   102      8.3     7.4   112 
 TIE CREEK                6870     2.1      -M      *     5.6     6.0    93 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    121 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     4.4     6.1    72     11.5     5.3   217 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     3.7      -M      *    10.3      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520     5.1     6.1    84     10.4     4.4   236 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     78                    226 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400     9.3    12.6    74     11.2    13.1    85 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800     9.1    11.3    81     14.9    13.7   109 
 ELK RIVER                8700     6.1    10.1    60     12.1    10.4   116 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     9.9    12.0    83     14.7    13.7   107 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    16.0    13.4   119     17.8    12.7   140 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    12.4    17.2    72     18.3    16.4   112 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400     5.5     5.8    95     13.1    10.2   128 
 TOWER                   10500    19.2    24.4    79     20.1    19.8   102 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200     8.6    14.5    59     13.5    14.6    92 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     4.8     6.4    75      6.4     6.8    94 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     79                    108 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     9.6    13.9    69     12.3    10.1   122 
 CASPER MTN.              7900     4.6     8.2    56     10.2     7.7   132 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      -M     9.4      *    10.5     8.6   122 
 DEER PARK                9700     6.1      -M      *     9.2      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320     1.6     5.5    29      7.9     6.1   130 
 RENO HILL                8400     6.5     7.2    90     10.9    10.4   105 
 ROACH                    9700     8.1     9.2    88     11.1    11.9    93 
 SAND LAKE               10080    17.2    17.8    97     17.3    10.9   159 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     7.1     9.7    73      8.7     9.2    95 
 WINDY PEAK               7840     2.2     3.7    59      7.9     4.9   161 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     76                    121 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     5.3     6.0    88      9.8     8.9   110 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800     9.1    11.3    81     14.9    13.7   109 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    12.4    17.2    72     18.3    16.4   112 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     4.9     7.6    64     11.5    10.8   106 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    10.6    15.3    69     15.8    15.2   104 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     74                    108 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100     7.2     7.7    94      6.6     9.8    67 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    12.2    15.6    78     10.2    13.4    76 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     5.7     7.3    78      6.3     9.1    69 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     5.9     7.3    81      6.6     9.6    69 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     6.5     8.6    76      7.0     9.5    74 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     6.1     7.9    77      6.8     9.3    73 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     7.3     9.1    80      8.8    11.3    78 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     5.1     6.1    84      5.7     8.7    66 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250     6.0     7.8    77      6.8     9.1    75 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    11.8    14.5    81     12.4    15.9    78 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    11.3    13.8    82     13.1    18.6    70 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     81                     73 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     4.0     6.2    65      4.8     8.0    60 
 HEWINTA                  9500     3.3     5.0    66      6.2     7.2    86 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150     2.3     3.0    77      5.1     5.3    96 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     3.0     2.7   111      5.5     5.3   104 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    10.6    14.6    73      9.4    15.0    63 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.0     8.5    71      7.6    11.2    68 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     5.2     8.4    62      7.3     7.6    96 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     71                     77 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     4.7    10.8    44      6.8    10.9    62 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400     4.9     8.6    57      7.9    10.1    78 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.0     8.5    71      7.6    11.2    68 
 LILY LAKE                9050     5.0     7.1    70      8.1     8.2    99 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     7.8    14.1    55     10.7    14.1    76 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     5.3     6.9    77      7.6    10.1    75 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     5.0    13.4    37      6.4    12.8    50 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     56                     71 

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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.