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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 FRIDAY: OCTOBER 22 , 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      .5      .3   167*     1.4     1.4   100 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .8      .5   160*     2.3     2.1   110 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     1.0      .3   333*     2.4     1.2   200 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .8      .8   100*     1.5     2.4    62 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.6      .9   178*     1.6     1.3   123 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     1.9      .6   317*     2.2     2.2   100 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     1.9      .7   271*     2.4     1.7   141 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     1.1      .2   550*     2.4     1.4   171 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .3      .2   150*     1.3     1.6    81 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.7      .8   338*     2.9     1.8   161 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .6      .4   150*     1.1     1.4    79 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.6     1.7    94*     1.8     2.0    90 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     1.9     2.0    95*     2.0     2.2    91 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     1.4     1.0   140*     2.5     2.6    96 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    174*                   110 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275      .8     1.9    42*     1.1     1.5    73 
 BLACK BEAR               8170     2.5     1.7   147*     2.9     2.4   121 
 CANYON                   8090      .4      .4   100*     1.2     1.3    92 
 FISHER CREEK             9100     1.4     1.7    82*     2.1     2.3    91 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     1.1      .9   122*     2.0     1.8   111 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .2     0*      .6     1.1    55 
 PARKER PEAK              9400     1.1     1.8    61*     1.3     1.6    81 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.0     1.4    71*     1.6     1.8    89 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .6      .4   150*     1.1     1.4    79 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     1.9     2.0    95*     2.0     2.2    91 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .6      .4   150*     1.6     1.6   100 
 WHITE MILL               8700      .8     1.3    62*     1.5     1.9    79 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .1      .3    33*      .7     1.3    54 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85*                    89 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .7      .6   117*      .8     1.2    67 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     1.2      .6   200*     1.6     1.4   114 
 DEER PARK                9700     2.6     1.6   162*     3.3     1.8   183 
 HOBBS PARK              10100     1.8     1.4   129*     2.0     1.5   133 
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.0      .7   143*     1.3     1.2   108 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.4      .9   156*     2.1     1.5   140 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .4      .4   100*     1.2     1.2   100 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.6     1.7    94*     1.8     2.0    90 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .2      .6    33*     1.9     1.5   127 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    128*                   120 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     2.5     2.0   125*     2.6     1.7   153 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .1      .4    25*     1.5     1.2   125 
 BLACKWATER               9780     1.0     2.2    45*     1.2     1.9    63 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     2.5     1.9   132      2.6     1.8   144 
 EVENING STAR             9200      .8     1.9    42*     1.5     2.0    75 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0      .6     0*      .8     1.5    53 
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.1     1.3    85*     1.2     1.3    92 
 MARQUETTE                8760      .1     1.4     7       .6     1.6    37 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .1      .9    11*     1.3     1.8    72 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0      .5     0*      .3      .8    37 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     1.9      .8   237*     2.4     1.4   171 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     2.4     2.1   114      2.2     1.4   157 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.0     1.4    71*     1.6     1.8    89 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .3     0*     1.3     1.5    87 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0      .5     0*      .4     1.2    33 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .8      .9    89*     1.7     1.3   131 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     75*                    96 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     1.0     2.2    45*     1.2     1.9    63 
 EVENING STAR             9200      .8     1.9    42*     1.5     2.0    75 
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.1     1.3    85*     1.2     1.3    92 
 MARQUETTE                8760      .1     1.4     7       .6     1.6    37 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.0     1.4    71*     1.6     1.8    89 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .3     0*     1.3     1.5    87 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .8      .9    89*     1.7     1.3   131 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     51*                    80 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .1      .4    25*     1.5     1.2   125 
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .1      .5    20*     1.4     1.5    93 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     2.5     1.9   132      2.6     1.8   144 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .1     1.0    10*     1.7     1.6   106 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     1.4      .9   156*     2.0     1.8   111 
 DOME LAKE                8880     1.3     1.2   108*     2.0     1.8   111 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0      .6     0*      .8     1.5    53 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .1      .5    20*     1.2     1.3    92 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .1      .9    11*     1.3     1.8    72 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     1.9      .8   237*     2.4     1.4   171 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     1.3      .9   144*     1.9     1.7   112 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      .4     0*     1.3     1.8    72 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89*                   105 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .2     0*     1.2     1.8    67 
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0      .4     0*      .9      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .3     0*     1.1     1.8    61 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0*                    64 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160      .4      .4   100*     1.3     1.7    76 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .1     1.2     8*     2.3     1.9   121 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0      .3     0*     1.7     1.6   106 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     1.4     1.6    87*      .7     2.4    29 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130      .6     2.2    27*     1.2     2.4    50 
 OLD BATTLE               9920     2.8     2.0   140*     3.3     2.5   132 
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .3      .6    50*     2.3     1.1   209 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .1      .4    25*     1.0     1.8    56 
 TOWER                   10500      -M     2.1      *     2.5     2.8    89 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     1.5     1.1   136*     2.6     2.2   118 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .8      .7   114*     1.3     1.4    93 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     76*                    93 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220      .1     1.5     7*     1.1     1.8    61 
 CASPER MTN.              7850      .2     1.1    18*     1.2     1.8    67 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     2.3     1.5   153*     1.5     1.8    83 
 DEER PARK                9700     2.6     1.6   162*     3.3     1.8   183 
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0      .6     0*     1.2     1.4    86 
 RENO HILL                8500      .1     1.2     8*      .9     1.8    50 
 ROACH                    9700      .6      .7    86*     4.6     1.6   287 
 SAND LAKE               10050     2.6     2.2   118*     1.6     2.2    73 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.4      .9   156*     2.1     1.5   140 
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .0      .3     0*      .9     1.2    75 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85*                   109 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .2     0*      .8     1.4    57 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .1     1.2     8*     2.3     1.9   121 
 OLD BATTLE               9920     2.8     2.0   140*     3.3     2.5   132 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .3     0*     1.0     1.6    62 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .4     1.0    40*     1.3     2.0    65 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     70*                    93 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     2.9      .8   362*     3.0     1.3   231 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900     1.4     1.0   140*     1.7     1.6   106 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .3      .3   100*     1.0      .9   111 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     2.3      .5   460*     2.8     1.4   200 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.6      .9   178*     1.6     1.3   123 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .7      .3   233*     1.7     1.1   155 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     1.3      .5   260*     1.8     1.3   138 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .7      .2   350*     1.1     1.1   100 
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     1.6      .4   400*     2.2     1.2   183 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.7      .8   338*     2.9     1.8   161 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     1.1      .7   157*     1.6     1.6   100 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    259*                   147 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     1.3      .2   650*     2.5     1.0   250 
 HEWINTA                  9500      .4      .6    67*     1.4     1.7    82 
 HICKERSON PARK           9100      .7      .2   350*     1.8     1.2   150 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .6      .2   300*     1.6     1.2   133 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     3.4      .9   378*     3.5     1.8   194 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     2.6      .5   520*     3.1     1.5   207 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     1.8     1.2   150*     1.9     1.6   119 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    284*                   158 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     1.3      .8   162*     2.8     1.6   175 
 HAYDEN FORK              9100     2.0      .6   333*     3.9     1.7   229 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     2.6      .5   520*     3.1     1.5   207 
 LILY LAKE                9050     1.1      .6   183*     3.0     1.7   176 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     3.6     1.1   327*     3.8     2.0   190 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     1.1      .2   550*     2.4     1.4   171 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     3.8     1.3   292*     4.7     2.0   235 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    304*                   199 

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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.