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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: JANUARY 19 , 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    12.9    10.9   118     13.8    13.0   106 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    11.9    12.4    96     12.9    16.5    78 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    11.6    10.4   112     12.4    11.9   104 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    22.7    19.6   116     22.4    21.8   103 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     7.2     8.5    85      6.7     7.7    87 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860    21.2    19.6   108     21.8    21.8   100 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    16.2    16.1   101     16.7    17.0    98 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     8.1     7.6   107      9.1    11.1    82 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    13.8    10.5   131     14.8    13.7   108 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    12.8    15.3    84     12.5    16.1    78 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    13.0    10.0   130     12.2    11.2   109 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    12.9    14.8    87     13.0    14.8    88 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    17.6    16.7   105     15.8    16.4    96 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    16.8    17.8    94     18.2    19.2    95 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    104                     95 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    11.9    14.4    83     11.9    12.3    97 
 BLACK BEAR               8170    26.5    22.4   118     24.3    22.5   108 
 CANYON                   8090     7.5     7.8    96      8.5     9.5    89 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    18.7    21.0    89     18.7    21.5    87 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    16.0    14.3   112     15.6    15.4   101 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     4.2     6.7    63      6.8     7.9    86 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    11.3    13.1    86      9.1     9.9    92 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    10.2    13.3    77     12.5    13.2    95 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    13.0    10.0   130     12.2    11.2   109 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    17.6    16.7   105     15.8    16.4    96 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    11.7     9.6   122     13.5    12.2   111 
 WHITE MILL               8700    10.6    14.3    74     12.4    16.0    78 
 WOLVERINE                7650     5.9     7.5    79      6.0     8.3    72 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                     95 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     7.5     9.0    83      8.5     9.9    86 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     3.7     5.5    67      3.8     6.5    58 
 DEER PARK                9700    10.4     9.7   107     12.2    13.0    94 
 HOBBS PARK              10100     6.9     9.0    77      6.2     7.4    84 
 LITTLE WARM              9370     5.0     6.9    72      5.8     8.1    72 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    10.7    10.1   106     10.6    10.9    97 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     2.9     4.4    66      3.4     5.2    65 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    12.9    14.8    87     13.0    14.8    88 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     4.9     5.1    96      5.7     6.8    84 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     87                     84 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     9.2    12.1    76      8.2    10.4    79 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.0     3.1   129      4.0     5.1    78 
 BLACKWATER               9780    14.2    14.7    97     12.6    12.8    98 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     7.8     9.6    81      8.4     8.6    98 
 EVENING STAR             9200    12.9    17.5    74     15.7    15.7   100 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     6.0     5.1   118      5.7     5.8    98 
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.0     7.1    56      4.9     6.9    71 
 MARQUETTE                8760     4.4     5.5    80      4.7     5.8    81 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     6.5     6.5   100      5.3     7.7    69 
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.2     3.1    71      2.3     3.4    68 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.3     6.4    98      7.0     7.3    96 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     8.4     8.9    94      8.1     8.2    99 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    10.2    13.3    77     12.5    13.2    95 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     7.5     7.9    95     10.0    12.0    83 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     2.0     3.4    59      2.7     4.2    64 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     6.7    10.3    65      8.0    10.1    79 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                     88 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    14.2    14.7    97     12.6    12.8    98 
 EVENING STAR             9200    12.9    17.5    74     15.7    15.7   100 
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.0     7.1    56      4.9     6.9    71 
 MARQUETTE                8760     4.4     5.5    80      4.7     5.8    81 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    10.2    13.3    77     12.5    13.2    95 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     7.5     7.9    95     10.0    12.0    83 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     6.7    10.3    65      8.0    10.1    79 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     79                     89 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.0     3.1   129      4.0     5.1    78 
 BIG GOOSE                7990     4.4     5.4    81      5.0     5.2    96 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     7.8     9.6    81      8.4     8.6    98 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     5.4     6.6    82      5.6     7.1    79 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     7.4     7.2   103      6.4     7.4    86 
 DOME LAKE                8880      -M     7.2      *      -M     7.9      *
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     6.0     5.1   118      5.7     5.8    98 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     4.0     3.8   105      3.8     4.9    78 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     6.5     6.5   100      5.3     7.7    69 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.3     6.4    98      7.0     7.3    96 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     5.5     6.4    86      6.7     7.9    85 
 TIE CREEK                6870     3.3     3.6    92      4.6     6.1    75 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                     85 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     3.3     4.7    70      5.4     7.1    76 
 COLE CANYON              5910     2.6     3.6    72      3.8      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.9     4.2    69      4.2     5.9    71 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     70                     74 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400    12.9    13.7    94     14.6    14.5   101 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    11.2    11.5    97     12.0    12.1    99 
 ELK RIVER                8700    11.0    10.1   109     12.5    11.1   113 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     8.1    12.1    67     10.3    14.4    72 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    12.5    16.4    76     11.7    14.6    80 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    19.4    17.7   110     20.7    19.7   105 
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     8.4     6.7   125      9.6     7.0   137 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400     5.1     6.4    80      5.9     9.6    61 
 TOWER                   10500    23.0    26.0    88     24.7    22.3   111 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200    14.8    14.1   105     16.2    15.9   102 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     5.6     6.7    84      5.0     7.5    67 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                     96 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     9.6    13.5    71      9.1    12.5    73 
 CASPER MTN.              7900     5.7     8.2    70      5.0     8.2    61 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     6.2     9.4    66      8.9     9.5    94 
 DEER PARK                9700    10.4     9.7   107     12.2    13.0    94 
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320     5.2     6.5    80      5.7     7.3    78 
 RENO HILL                8400     6.9     7.7    90      6.4     8.4    76 
 ROACH                    9700     9.7     9.5   102     10.5    10.4   101 
 SAND LAKE               10080    12.8    17.8    72     12.4    14.1    88 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    10.7    10.1   106     10.6    10.9    97 
 WINDY PEAK               7840     3.2     4.0    80      4.0     6.4    62 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                     84 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     9.2     6.3   146      9.2     8.7   106 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    11.2    11.5    97     12.0    12.1    99 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    19.4    17.7   110     20.7    19.7   105 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     6.9     7.9    87     12.6    11.0   115 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    15.3    15.4    99     15.8    16.8    94 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    105                    103 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100     8.5     8.4   101      8.2     8.0   102 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    14.2    16.3    87     11.5    13.6    85 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     6.8     7.4    92      7.1     7.1   100 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     7.6     7.7    99      8.0     8.0   100 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     7.2     8.5    85      6.7     7.7    87 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     8.2     8.6    95      8.8     8.5   104 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    10.3     9.9   104     10.6    10.3   103 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     6.6     6.7    99      6.2     7.1    87 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250     8.0     8.6    93      8.1     9.8    83 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    12.8    15.3    84     12.5    16.1    78 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    12.9    14.7    88     13.8    14.1    98 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                     92 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     6.6     7.2    92      6.2     7.3    85 
 HEWINTA                  9500     4.3     5.6    77      6.7     8.3    81 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150     3.0     3.8    79      5.1     4.8   106 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     3.8     3.5   109      4.1     4.4    93 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    13.7    15.5    88     12.0    14.9    81 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     9.1     9.4    97     10.1    12.3    82 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     6.5     8.2    79      7.0     9.1    77 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                     84 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    11.5    11.1   104     11.4    11.3   101 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400     6.6     8.3    80     10.2    12.1    84 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     9.1     9.4    97     10.1    12.3    82 
 LILY LAKE                9050     5.6     7.1    79      7.8    10.3    76 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    14.5    15.1    96     14.9    14.8   101 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     8.1     7.6   107      9.1    11.1    82 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    12.3    13.5    91     14.0    13.9   101 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                     90 

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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.