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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: MARCH 27 , 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    15.4    17.9    86     19.1    21.2    90 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    17.3    23.4    74     19.6    27.0    73 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    14.3    18.4    78     16.9    19.7    86 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    34.2    35.1    97     33.0    35.5    93 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     9.6    14.0    69     10.1    12.6    80 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    29.4    34.9    84     30.3    36.3    83 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      -M    28.4      *      -M    28.6      *
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    11.0    14.2    77     13.5    18.5    73 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    16.4    18.9    87     18.0    22.0    82 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    20.4    26.2    78     19.1    26.1    73 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    15.2    18.7    81     15.7    18.6    84 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    18.2    24.5    74     18.5    24.2    76 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    24.6    27.6    89     22.1    27.3    81 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    23.2    29.8    78     27.9    31.7    88 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     82                     82 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    18.5    23.1    80     18.2    19.8    92 
 BLACK BEAR               8170    39.6    38.8   102     36.9    39.7    93 
 CANYON                   8090    11.2    13.5    83     12.6    15.2    83 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    28.4    34.5    82     28.0    35.8    78 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    24.9    24.8   100     23.4    26.3    89 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     4.7    11.1    42      9.5    12.5    76 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    16.8    21.3    79     13.1    16.0    82 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.8    22.2    67     18.0    20.6    87 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    15.2    18.7    81     15.7    18.6    84 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    24.6    27.6    89     22.1    27.3    81 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    16.8    17.0    99     19.7    20.6    96 
 WHITE MILL               8700    17.7    23.9    74     18.7    26.6    70 
 WOLVERINE                7650     5.0    11.5    43      8.4    12.6    67 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                     84 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    10.8    14.4    75     11.5    16.0    72 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     3.7     8.7    43      6.2    10.3    60 
 DEER PARK                9700    14.3    16.6    86     17.4    21.4    81 
 HOBBS PARK              10100    11.3    14.5    78     10.4    12.4    84 
 LITTLE WARM              9370     6.7    11.6    58      8.0    13.1    61 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    15.1    16.3    93     15.2    18.0    84 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     4.4     7.2    61      6.5     8.6    76 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    18.2    24.5    74     18.5    24.2    76 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     9.2     8.4   110      9.9    11.2    88 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77                     77 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    16.8    19.2    88     14.8    17.0    87 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.2     5.1    82      5.7     8.0    71 
 BLACKWATER               9780    18.0    24.1    75     16.7    20.1    83 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    14.2    15.8    90     14.8    14.2   104 
 EVENING STAR             9200    19.6    29.3    67     23.1    24.9    93 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     9.0     9.0   100      8.6     9.4    91 
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.9    11.1    53      7.0    11.0    64 
 MARQUETTE                8760     6.7     8.6    78      7.0     9.4    74 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     9.7    11.3    86      7.3    11.9    61 
 OWL CREEK                8975     4.0     5.3    75      3.7     5.7    65 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     9.3    10.5    89     10.7    12.0    89 
 SHELL CREEK              9580    13.2    14.3    92     12.1    13.0    93 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.8    22.2    67     18.0    20.6    87 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     8.8    12.7    69     12.6    17.4    72 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     3.6     5.5    65      4.9     7.1    69 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     8.6    16.8    51     10.5    15.9    66 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     75                     82 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    18.0    24.1    75     16.7    20.1    83 
 EVENING STAR             9200    19.6    29.3    67     23.1    24.9    93 
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.9    11.1    53      7.0    11.0    64 
 MARQUETTE                8760     6.7     8.6    78      7.0     9.4    74 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.8    22.2    67     18.0    20.6    87 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     8.8    12.7    69     12.6    17.4    72 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     8.6    16.8    51     10.5    15.9    66 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66                     80 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.2     5.1    82      5.7     8.0    71 
 BIG GOOSE                7990     7.3    10.1    72      8.2     8.2   100 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    14.2    15.8    90     14.8    14.2   104 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     9.2    11.2    82      9.4    11.8    80 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    12.2    12.9    95     10.8    12.4    87 
 DOME LAKE                8880     9.7    12.0    81     10.5    12.7    83 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     9.0     9.0   100      8.6     9.4    91 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     4.8     6.3    76      6.6     7.9    84 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     9.7    11.3    86      7.3    11.9    61 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     9.3    10.5    89     10.7    12.0    89 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    10.3    11.3    91     11.8    13.1    90 
 TIE CREEK                6870     5.9     6.0    98      9.5     9.6    99 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     87                     87 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     4.8     8.6    56      9.6    10.8    89 
 COLE CANYON              5910     2.9     6.0    48      6.5      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     4.2     8.1    52      7.5     8.4    89 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     52                     89 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    14.5    24.6    59     21.3    24.6    87 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      -M    19.3      *    17.2    20.2    85 
 ELK RIVER                8700      -M    19.0      *    17.5    19.1    92 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    13.0    20.8    62     17.0    24.1    71 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    19.3    28.3    68     19.1    24.1    79 
 OLD BATTLE               9920    26.4    31.5    84     28.8    33.8    85 
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     7.7    11.2    69     12.5    11.7   107 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     6.6    12.7    52     10.6    15.9    67 
 TOWER                   10500    31.0    44.4    70     33.8    37.5    90 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    18.3    25.8    71     22.3    26.0    86 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     9.7    11.7    83      9.3    12.5    74 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     69                     84 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220    13.7    23.0    60     14.1    21.4    66 
 CASPER MTN.              7850    10.4    14.0    74      9.5    13.9    68 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    10.7    15.8    68     13.4    16.4    82 
 DEER PARK                9700    14.3    16.6    86     17.4    21.4    81 
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      -M    10.7      *      -M    12.2      *
 RENO HILL                8500    11.2    13.6    82     11.6    14.4    81 
 ROACH                    9700    12.7    16.6    77     15.2    18.1    84 
 SAND LAKE               10050    20.1    31.5    64     19.8    23.4    85 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    15.1    16.3    93     15.2    18.0    84 
 WINDY PEAK               7900     3.8     7.8    49      5.9    10.3    57 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72                     78 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     6.8    11.1    61     13.2    15.3    86 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      -M    19.3      *    17.2    20.2    85 
 OLD BATTLE               9920    26.4    31.5    84     28.8    33.8    85 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     8.8    14.6    60     17.2    18.3    94 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    22.5    29.5    76     22.6    27.9    81 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     74                     86 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    11.9    14.3    83     11.6    13.1    89 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900    19.9    27.5    72     15.9    22.0    72 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     9.6    12.9    74     10.1    11.9    85 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    10.9    13.2    83     11.4    13.0    88 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     9.6    14.0    69     10.1    12.6    80 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    11.0    14.4    76     12.5    14.3    87 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    13.3    17.1    78     14.9    17.1    87 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     9.2    11.1    83      8.7    11.1    78 
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    10.9    14.4    76     11.2    15.9    70 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    20.4    26.2    78     19.1    26.1    73 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    17.4    24.6    71     20.3    24.4    83 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     76                     80 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     7.0    12.1    58      8.7    12.0    72 
 HEWINTA                  9500     4.9    11.6    42     10.3    14.2    73 
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     4.2     7.3    58      8.4     7.7   109 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     2.9     7.0    41      6.3     7.2    88 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    20.5    27.3    75     17.6    25.0    70 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    12.8    16.7    77     14.4    20.1    72 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    11.4    15.4    74     11.9    15.8    75 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65                     76 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    13.8    20.6    67     15.3    19.0    81 
 HAYDEN FORK              9100     6.6    16.1    41     14.8    20.5    72 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    12.8    16.7    77     14.4    20.1    72 
 LILY LAKE                9050     7.6    13.0    58     11.9    17.1    70 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    21.3    29.4    72     22.5    25.0    90 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    11.0    14.2    77     13.5    18.5    73 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    15.6    24.6    63     19.0    24.4    78 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66                     77 

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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.