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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 SATURDAY: JUNE 5 , 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      .0      .0   100*    33.0    28.2   118 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      -M      .0      *      -M    31.4      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     1.5     1.4   116*    30.7    30.2   102 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    19.9     8.6   232     52.9    46.8   114 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     4.5      .0      *    21.5    20.4   106 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860    24.5    14.2   173     49.2    47.5   104 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    18.4    12.6   146     39.3    37.4   106 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .5      .0      *    24.5    21.7   113 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100*    33.3    32.8   102 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    22.9    13.6   169     37.8    34.2   111 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      -M      .0      *      -M    26.4      *
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      -M    20.7      *    37.4    35.7   106 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    34.3    20.7   167     39.5    38.8   102 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    14.9    13.9   108     51.8    40.4   128 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    161*                   109 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    22.0    16.7   133     29.7    25.4   117 
 BLACK BEAR               7950    48.4    23.7   205     63.3    51.3   124 
 CANYON                   7940      .3     1.2    28*    24.4    19.4   127 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    36.5    28.9   127     46.2    47.7    97 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      -M     5.5      *    41.3    33.8   123 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .3     0*    19.2    16.9   114 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    16.4    16.5   100       -M    22.0      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    17.9    11.9   152     37.7    26.9   141 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      -M      .0      *      -M    26.4      *
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    34.3    20.7   167     39.5    38.8   102 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     2.4      .0   267*    32.8    28.2   117 
 WHITE MILL               8700    23.7    17.0   140     32.0    37.2    87 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .0   100*    16.4    18.5    89 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    148                    112 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     7.5     1.5   500*    25.5    22.9   112 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     5.8      .3  1934*    26.0    16.4   159 
 DEER PARK                9700    17.9      -M      *    35.0      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100    20.4     7.8   264     30.9    21.2   146 
 LITTLE WARM              9620     5.5      .5  1081*    26.5    19.7   136 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    10.4     8.4   125     31.7    24.4   130 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0      .2     0*    22.9    15.1   151 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      -M    20.7      *    37.4    35.7   106 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .6     1.4    47     27.4    18.9   145 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    254*                   132 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375    19.4    16.0   121     27.2    25.7   106 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .0      .0   100*    19.7    14.4   138 
 BLACKWATER               9780    30.7    15.7   196     32.7    24.7   133 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    13.2     6.5   204     27.4    22.7   121 
 EVENING STAR             9200    29.0    22.5   129     43.0    30.5   141 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     1.5     0     20.2    16.7   121 
 KIRWIN                   9550    10.6     3.9   272     23.4    16.7   141 
 MARQUETTE                8760    10.7     3.3   335     22.9    17.7   129 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .2     1.9     6     22.9    18.7   124 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0      .2     0*    17.7    11.0   161 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .3     1.0    30*    23.9    18.7   129 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     9.7     9.2   106     22.7    20.4   112 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    17.9    11.9   152     37.7    26.9   141 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      -M      .9      *      -M    22.4      *
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .3      .3   100*    19.7    14.1   140 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    11.7     7.1   165     24.4    22.7   108 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    153                    128 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    30.7    15.7   196     32.7    24.7   133 
 EVENING STAR             9200    29.0    22.5   129     43.0    30.5   141 
 KIRWIN                   9550    10.6     3.9   272     23.4    16.7   141 
 MARQUETTE                8760    10.7     3.3   335     22.9    17.7   129 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    17.9    11.9   152     37.7    26.9   141 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      -M      .9      *      -M    22.4      *
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    11.7     7.1   165     24.4    22.7   108 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    173                    133 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .0      .0   100*    19.7    14.4   138 
 BIG GOOSE                7990      -M      -M      *    20.5      -M      *
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    13.2     6.5   204     27.4    22.7   121 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .3     1.7    12     19.2    18.2   107 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    12.0     7.0   174     26.9    21.9   124 
 DOME LAKE                8880      -M     3.2      *    18.5    20.7    90 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     1.5     0     20.2    16.7   121 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760      .0      .6     0*    18.5    13.5   138 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .2     1.9     6     22.9    18.7   124 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .3     1.0    30*    23.9    18.7   129 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     1.7     2.9    56     23.9    21.0   114 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      -M      *    19.9    17.4   115 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    120                    119 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .0   100*    22.5    18.9   120 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      -M      *    19.9      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520      .0      .2     0*      -M    13.9      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0*                   120*


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400      .0     2.0     0*    30.9    31.2   100 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0     2.3     0*    33.0    31.0   107 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0      .3     0*    30.9    24.9   125 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    13.7    14.4    96     36.3    35.3   103 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    30.0    18.2   166     40.8    32.7   125 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    31.0    19.9   157     50.3    40.0   126 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400     6.8      .9   850*    27.9    23.7   118 
 TOWER                   10500    43.2    39.7   109     52.3    49.8   106 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200      .2     8.0     2     36.5    34.0   108 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      -M     1.7      *      -M    18.7      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    119                    112 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    14.0    10.4   135     34.9    27.4   128 
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .3     2.8     8     24.7    23.4   107 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     8.5     8.5   102     26.2    24.9   105 
 DEER PARK                9700    17.9      -M      *    35.0      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      .0      .9     0*    23.9    18.5   129 
 RENO HILL                8400      .0     2.3     0     27.9    24.7   113 
 ROACH                    9700     2.5     5.8    44     27.9    30.5    92 
 SAND LAKE               10080    43.3    21.5   202     43.0    28.9   150 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    10.4     8.4   125     31.7    24.4   130 
 WINDY PEAK               7840      .0      .0   100*    21.2    16.2   132 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    131                    120 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .0   100*    24.0    21.2   114 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0     2.3     0*    33.0    31.0   107 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    31.0    19.9   157     50.3    40.0   126 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .0   100*    27.7    26.2   106 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    20.7     8.7   237     40.3    38.5   105 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    169*                   112 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100      .5      .0      *    21.4    20.9   102 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    24.7    14.4   173     30.0    29.9   101 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     2.8     5.0    55     19.7    19.5   102 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     3.8     3.3   119     22.5    20.5   110 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     4.5      .0      *    21.5    20.4   106 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .2      .0      *    21.7    20.0   109 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      -M      .0      *    26.7    24.2   111 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0      .0   100*    18.9    18.5   102 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250      .3      .0      *    23.9    19.5   123 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    22.9    13.6   169     37.8    34.2   111 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    10.9    10.5   103     40.3    39.3   103 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    140*                   107 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .5      .0      *    19.9    17.2   116 
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0      .0   100*    21.5    19.4   112 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150      -M      .0      *      -M    15.5      *
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .2     0*    17.0    15.5   110 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    25.4    12.5   203     36.2    32.7   111 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .3      .0      *    26.4    24.2   110 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    15.6     9.7   161     25.7    20.4   127 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    184*                   114 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .5     1.7    24*    30.9    25.2   123 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400      .3      .0      *    30.7    26.5   116 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .3      .0      *    26.4    24.2   110 
 LILY LAKE                9050      .0      .9     0*    27.2    21.4   127 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    20.2     8.1   249     40.2    34.0   118 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .5      .0      *    24.5    21.7   113 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    14.9     9.9   152     33.8    32.0   106 
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                Basin wide percent of average    174*                   116 

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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.