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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 1 , 2004 
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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    11.2     8.2   137     12.1    10.4   116 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     9.9     9.7   102     10.8    13.5    80 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     9.8     7.6   129     10.5     9.5   111 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    20.0    14.7   136     20.2    17.3   117 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     6.5     6.9    94      5.9     6.4    92 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860    18.5    14.8   125     19.3    17.5   110 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      -M    12.6      *      -M    13.5      *
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     6.8     5.4   126      7.5     9.0    83 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      -M     7.9      *    14.3    11.0   130 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    10.6    12.5    85     10.4    13.0    80 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    11.1     7.6   146     10.7     9.1   118 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    11.4    11.7    97     11.6    12.0    97 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    15.6    13.5   116     13.6    13.5   101 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    14.2    14.3    99     15.8    15.5   102 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    115                    103 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    10.8    11.5    94     10.9    10.0   109 
 BLACK BEAR               8170    22.8    17.2   133     21.7    17.6   123 
 CANYON                   8090     6.4     6.1   105      7.2     7.8    92 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    16.7    16.3   102     16.8    17.1    98 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    13.8    11.2   123     13.7    12.4   110 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     3.7     5.0    74      6.2     6.4    97 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    10.3    10.6    97      8.4     8.2   102 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     8.9    10.5    85     11.2    11.0   102 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    11.1     7.6   146     10.7     9.1   118 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    15.6    13.5   116     13.6    13.5   101 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    10.1     7.5   135     11.4     9.9   115 
 WHITE MILL               8700     9.3    11.1    84     11.3    12.8    88 
 WOLVERINE                7650     5.2     5.8    90      5.3     7.0    76 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    108                    104 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     6.8     6.7   101      7.9     8.0    99 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      -M     4.6      *      -M     5.7      *
 DEER PARK                9700      -M     6.7      *    10.5    10.9    96 
 HOBBS PARK              10100     5.6     7.6    74      5.0     6.4    78 
 LITTLE WARM              9370     4.3     5.3    81      5.0     6.7    75 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     9.2     8.2   112      9.2     9.2   100 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     2.2     3.8    58      2.7     4.6    59 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    11.4    11.7    97     11.6    12.0    97 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     4.3     4.4    98      4.9     6.0    82 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                     89 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     8.4     9.7    87      7.5     8.5    88 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     3.8     2.6   146      3.7     4.5    82 
 BLACKWATER               9780    12.9    12.0   108     11.3    10.8   105 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     7.1     7.8    91      7.7     7.3   105 
 EVENING STAR             9200    11.0    13.7    80     13.8    13.0   106 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.4     4.0   135      4.4     4.9    90 
 KIRWIN                   9550     3.5     5.9    59      4.3     5.9    73 
 MARQUETTE                8760     4.0     5.0    80      4.4     5.3    83 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     6.3     5.5   115      4.9     6.8    72 
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.9     2.7    70      2.1     2.9    72 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     5.6     5.3   106      6.2     6.0   103 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     7.7     7.3   105      7.4     6.7   110 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     8.9    10.5    85     11.2    11.0   102 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     6.6     6.2   106      8.9    10.1    88 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.9     3.0    63      2.7     3.7    73 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     5.2     7.9    66      6.9     8.2    84 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                     93 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    12.9    12.0   108     11.3    10.8   105 
 EVENING STAR             9200    11.0    13.7    80     13.8    13.0   106 
 KIRWIN                   9550     3.5     5.9    59      4.3     5.9    73 
 MARQUETTE                8760     4.0     5.0    80      4.4     5.3    83 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     8.9    10.5    85     11.2    11.0   102 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     6.6     6.2   106      8.9    10.1    88 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     5.2     7.9    66      6.9     8.2    84 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                     95 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     3.8     2.6   146      3.7     4.5    82 
 BIG GOOSE                7990     4.0     4.4    91      4.8     4.5   107 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     7.1     7.8    91      7.7     7.3   105 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     5.1     5.5    93      5.2     6.1    85 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     6.6     5.7   116      5.8     6.4    91 
 DOME LAKE                8880      -M     6.1      *      -M     6.9      *
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.4     4.0   135      4.4     4.9    90 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.6     3.3   109      3.5     4.3    81 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     6.3     5.5   115      4.9     6.8    72 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     5.6     5.3   106      6.2     6.0   103 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     5.3     5.2   102      6.0     6.7    90 
 TIE CREEK                6870     3.2     2.5   128      4.4     5.1    86 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    108                     90 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     2.9     3.5    83      5.0     6.2    81 
 COLE CANYON              5910     2.5     3.0    83      3.3      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.9     3.3    88      3.9     5.3    74 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                     77 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400    11.3    10.0   113     13.1    11.5   114 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    10.1     9.2   110     10.8    10.0   108 
 ELK RIVER                8700     9.6     7.2   133     11.2     8.9   126 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     7.4     9.7    76      9.0    11.9    76 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    10.9    13.4    81     10.4    12.0    87 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    16.7    14.6   114     17.8    16.0   111 
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     7.6     5.3   143      8.6     5.8   148 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400     4.5     5.1    88      5.3     7.8    68 
 TOWER                   10500    20.4    20.6    99     21.4    17.9   120 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200    12.7    11.5   110     14.1    13.0   108 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     4.6     5.6    82      4.2     6.4    66 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    103                    104 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     7.9    10.8    73      7.5    10.1    74 
 CASPER MTN.              7900     5.6     6.9    81      4.8     7.2    67 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     5.0     7.6    66      7.3     7.9    92 
 DEER PARK                9700      -M     6.7      *    10.5    10.9    96 
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320     5.2     5.3    98      5.5     6.2    89 
 RENO HILL                8400     6.7     6.6   102      6.3     7.2    88 
 ROACH                    9700     8.2     7.3   112      8.9     8.5   105 
 SAND LAKE               10080    11.3    14.9    76     10.8    11.6    93 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     9.2     8.2   112      9.2     9.2   100 
 WINDY PEAK               7840     2.9     3.5    83      3.8     5.5    69 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     87                     88 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     8.1     4.1   198      8.5     7.1   120 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    10.1     9.2   110     10.8    10.0   108 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    16.7    14.6   114     17.8    16.0   111 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     6.0     5.3   113     11.1     8.9   125 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    13.4    11.1   121     13.5    13.2   102 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    123                    112 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100     7.2     6.9   104      7.1     6.6   108 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    12.0    13.2    91     10.1    11.1    91 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     5.7     5.9    97      6.0     5.8   103 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     6.5     6.3   103      6.9     6.7   103 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     6.5     6.9    94      5.9     6.4    92 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     7.5     6.7   112      7.7     6.9   112 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     8.8     8.0   110      9.0     8.3   108 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     5.6     5.4   104      5.3     5.9    90 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250     6.6     6.9    96      6.6     7.9    84 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    10.6    12.5    85     10.4    13.0    80 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    10.8    11.9    91     11.7    11.2   104 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                     97 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     5.5     5.5   100      5.3     5.8    91 
 HEWINTA                  9500      -M     4.1      *      -M     7.0      *
 HICKERSON PARK           9150     2.9     2.9   100      5.0     4.2   119 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     3.2     2.7   119      4.1     3.9   105 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    11.5    12.5    92     10.2    12.2    84 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     7.6     7.6   100      8.5    10.1    84 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     5.7     6.7    85      6.2     7.6    82 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                     90 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     9.2     8.3   111      9.8     9.2   107 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400     5.8     6.3    92     17.7    10.0   177 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     7.6     7.6   100      8.5    10.1    84 
 LILY LAKE                9050     5.6     5.5   102      6.9     8.6    80 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    11.7    11.0   106     11.8    12.1    98 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     6.8     5.4   126      7.5     9.0    83 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    10.7    10.5   102     12.0    11.2   107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    105                    106 

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 -M   = Missing data
  *   = Data may not provide a valid measure of conditions.
Units = inches for the Current and Average Snow Water Equivalent and 
	Total Precipitation values
 
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 1971-2000.

Provisional data, subject to revision.