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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 SUNDAY: MAY 30 , 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      .0      .8     0*    24.2    26.9    90 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      -M     6.1      *    27.9    35.5    79 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .3     1.6    19*    23.1    24.7    94 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     2.9    15.5    19     41.2    44.8    92 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0     4.4     0     14.5    17.5    83 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     5.7    19.2    30     38.9    45.2    86 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     3.6    15.2    24     30.8    36.4    85 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .1      .6    17*    18.1    23.9    76 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .1      .7    14*    23.9    28.2    85 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    10.9    16.1    68     25.7    32.9    78 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0     2.8     0     22.3    24.6    91 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    16.4    22.5    73     25.6    32.5    79 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    20.5    25.8    79     29.0    36.0    81 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     1.1    15.6     7     39.7    42.3    94 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     44                     85 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    16.7    20.7    81     22.9    26.8    85 
 BLACK BEAR               8170    30.3    27.3   111     47.7    50.0    95 
 CANYON                   8090      .3     2.0    15     17.5    20.3    86 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    27.7    30.9    90     36.8    46.4    79 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    12.9    10.2   126     32.8    34.0    96 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .1      .7    14*    14.8    17.4    85 
 PARKER PEAK              9400     7.5    19.1    39     19.8    23.0    86 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .6    12.4     5     26.1    28.7    91 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0     2.8     0     22.3    24.6    91 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    20.5    25.8    79     29.0    36.0    81 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .3     2.2    14     28.2    27.1   104 
 WHITE MILL               8700    17.4    18.8    93     27.0    34.9    77 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .4     0*    12.3    18.1    68 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77                     87 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     1.1     4.2    26     19.5    22.4    87 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .1     1.4     7     13.4    16.9    79 
 DEER PARK                9700     6.1     9.1    67     26.6    30.6    87 
 HOBBS PARK              10100     3.1    10.9    28     19.6    20.7    95 
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .2     2.6     8     15.4    19.8    78 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0     7.2     0     22.2    25.8    86 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0     1.1     0     12.8    15.0    85 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    16.4    22.5    73     25.6    32.5    79 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      -M     2.2      *    18.1    18.6    97 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     46                     86 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    11.4    17.4    66     20.1    25.0    80 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .1     0*     9.2    14.0    66 
 BLACKWATER               9780    14.8    25.2    59     23.2    28.6    81 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     3.6     9.1    40     20.0    22.0    91 
 EVENING STAR             9200    13.4    27.4    49     30.4    34.1    89 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     2.5     0     13.2    15.9    83 
 KIRWIN                   9550      .0     6.1     0     13.1    17.3    76 
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     4.8     0     12.6    17.7    71 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .1     3.6     3      9.9    18.9    52 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0      .7     0      8.6    10.9    79 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .2     3.0     7     15.0    19.4    77 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     3.1    11.1    28     16.1    20.3    79 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .6    12.4     5     26.1    28.7    91 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .2      .3    67*    18.3    23.1    79 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .1      .7    14     11.2    14.1    79 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     2.4     8.0    30     16.1    21.9    74 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     38                     79 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    14.8    25.2    59     23.2    28.6    81 
 EVENING STAR             9200    13.4    27.4    49     30.4    34.1    89 
 KIRWIN                   9550      .0     6.1     0     13.1    17.3    76 
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     4.8     0     12.6    17.7    71 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .6    12.4     5     26.1    28.7    91 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .2      .3    67*    18.3    23.1    79 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     2.4     8.0    30     16.1    21.9    74 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     37                     82 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .1     0*     9.2    14.0    66 
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .0     3.5     0     12.4    16.2    77 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     3.6     9.1    40     20.0    22.0    91 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .1     3.5     3     13.5    18.3    74 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860      .2     8.5     2     15.5    21.4    72 
 DOME LAKE                8880      .2     4.0     5     14.7    20.4    72 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     2.5     0     13.2    15.9    83 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .0      .4     0*    11.2    13.9    81 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .1     3.6     3      9.9    18.9    52 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .2     3.0     7     15.0    19.4    77 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .3     4.4     7     16.8    21.2    79 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      .2     0*    13.2    17.0    78 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     11                     75 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .0   100*    13.0    17.7    73 
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0      .9     0      9.7      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .1     0*    10.3    13.8    75 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0*                    74 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160      .0     3.3     0     27.5    32.0    86 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .0     4.8     0     23.7    27.3    87 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0     2.0     0     24.0    25.8    93 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     4.0    17.8    22     24.7    34.5    72 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     5.6    25.0    22     26.4    34.0    78 
 OLD BATTLE               9920    21.5    26.8    80     24.8    43.9    56 
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .0     2.7     0     15.6    15.8    99 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .0     2.3     0     14.8    23.4    63 
 TOWER                   10500    24.0    43.6    55     45.6    49.7    92 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250      .2     7.9     3     30.0    34.5    87 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .0     4.1     0     12.2    18.6    66 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     39                     79 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220      .0    13.0     0     21.5    30.8    70 
 CASPER MTN.              7850      .1     5.1     2     13.2    23.7    56 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     4.3    12.0    36     20.0    24.5    82 
 DEER PARK                9700     6.1     9.1    67     26.6    30.6    87 
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0     1.1     0     11.2    19.9    56 
 RENO HILL                8500      .1     4.1     2     15.8    24.4    65 
 ROACH                    9700      .0     6.8     0     21.7    26.1    83 
 SAND LAKE               10050    12.2    26.9    45     27.9    34.0    82 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0     7.2     0     22.2    25.8    86 
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .2      .3    67*     9.6    16.9    57 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     27                     74 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .1     0*    17.2    20.8    83 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .0     4.8     0     23.7    27.3    87 
 OLD BATTLE               9920    21.5    26.8    80     24.8    43.9    56 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .4     0*    21.9    24.6    89 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .3    15.1     2     29.9    37.5    80 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     46                     76 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080      .0     2.3     0     17.2    18.4    93 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900    10.5    18.6    56     21.6    27.9    77 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .1     2.4     4     13.8    16.0    86 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .2     4.0     5     16.0    18.8    85 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0     4.4     0     14.5    17.5    83 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0      .4     0*    16.7    18.5    90 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .2     3.2     6     20.1    22.3    90 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .1      .4    25*    12.5    15.7    80 
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .0      .9     0*    14.9    20.3    73 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    10.9    16.1    68     25.7    32.9    78 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .3     6.2     5     27.4    31.7    86 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     38                     84 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .0      .1     0*    13.7    16.9    81 
 HEWINTA                  9500      -M     1.1      *    15.8    20.1    79 
 HICKERSON PARK           9100      .0      .2     0*    12.8    12.4   103 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .2     0*    10.7    12.0    89 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    11.6    15.8    73     24.5    32.3    76 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0     2.3     0     19.8    26.0    76 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     6.0    12.5    48     18.0    23.0    78 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     57*                    81 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .0     3.6     0     22.0    24.9    88 
 HAYDEN FORK              9100      .1     2.1     5     20.8    28.3    73 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0     2.3     0     19.8    26.0    76 
 LILY LAKE                9050      .0     2.0     0     16.9    23.9    71 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .7    13.7     5     30.1    33.8    89 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .1      .6    17*    18.1    23.9    76 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960      .0    15.5     0     23.7    33.0    72 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      2                     78 

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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.