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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: OCTOBER 28 , 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     1.1      .6   183*     2.2     1.8   122 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     1.1      .8   138*     2.8     2.7   104 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     1.5      .5   300*     3.3     1.6   206 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     2.4     1.2   200*     3.4     3.0   113 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.1     1.2   175*     2.2     1.7   129 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     3.6     1.0   360*     4.2     2.9   145 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     2.7     1.2   225*     3.4     2.2   155 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     1.3      .3   433*     3.1     1.7   182 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .8      .5   160*     2.3     2.0   115 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     3.7     1.3   285*     4.1     2.4   171 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     1.7      .7   243*     2.3     1.8   128 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     2.4     2.3   104*     2.6     2.5   104 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     3.5     2.7   130*     3.2     2.8   114 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     2.0     1.5   133*     3.5     3.3   106 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    189*                   131 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275     1.9     2.4    79*     2.1     1.9   111 
 BLACK BEAR               8170     5.1     2.4   212*     5.7     3.1   184 
 CANYON                   8090      .9      .6   150*     2.0     1.7   118 
 FISHER CREEK             9100     2.5     2.4   104*     3.4     3.0   113 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      -M     1.4      *      -M     2.3      *
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .1      .3    33*      .9     1.4    64 
 PARKER PEAK              9400     1.9     2.3    83*     2.0     2.1    95 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.7     1.7   100*     2.6     2.4   108 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     1.7      .7   243*     2.3     1.8   128 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     3.5     2.7   130*     3.2     2.8   114 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     1.5      .6   250*     3.1     2.0   155 
 WHITE MILL               8700     1.5     1.8    83*     2.2     2.4    92 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .2      .4    50*     1.4     1.7    82 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    123*                   117 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     1.2      .8   150*     1.5     1.5   100 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     1.4      .9   156*     1.8     1.7   106 
 DEER PARK                9700     5.0     2.3   217      5.8     2.3   252 
 HOBBS PARK              10100     2.6     1.9   137      2.8     1.9   147 
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.3      .9   144*     1.6     1.6   100 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     3.4     1.3   262*     4.1     1.9   216 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .7      .7   100*     1.6     1.6   100 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     2.4     2.3   104*     2.6     2.5   104 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     1.1      .9   122*     3.1     1.9   163 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    159*                   147 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     2.9     2.5   116      3.3     2.2   150 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .5      .5   100*     2.2     1.6   138 
 BLACKWATER               9780     2.3     2.8    82*     2.7     2.4   113 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     3.3     2.4   138      3.6     2.3   157 
 EVENING STAR             9200     2.2     2.4    92*     3.2     2.5   128 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .6     1.0    60*     1.7     1.9    89 
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.2     1.6    75      1.5     1.7    88 
 MARQUETTE                8760      .4     1.7    24       .8     2.1    38 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .1     1.1     9*     1.8     2.4    75 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .1      .8    12       .5     1.0    50 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.7     1.1   245*     3.5     1.7   206 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     2.9     2.4   121      2.9     1.8   161 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.7     1.7   100*     2.6     2.4   108 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .5      .4   125*     2.1     1.9   111 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0      .9     0       .4     1.5    27 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.3     1.2   108*     2.3     1.7   135 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93*                   113 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     2.3     2.8    82*     2.7     2.4   113 
 EVENING STAR             9200     2.2     2.4    92*     3.2     2.5   128 
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.2     1.6    75      1.5     1.7    88 
 MARQUETTE                8760      .4     1.7    24       .8     2.1    38 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.7     1.7   100*     2.6     2.4   108 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .5      .4   125*     2.1     1.9   111 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.3     1.2   108*     2.3     1.7   135 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     81*                   103 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .5      .5   100*     2.2     1.6   138 
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .4      .8    50*     1.9     1.9   100 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     3.3     2.4   138      3.6     2.3   157 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .6     1.4    43      2.3     2.0   115 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     1.8     1.3   138*     2.5     2.4   104 
 DOME LAKE                8880     1.9     1.6   119      2.6     2.3   113 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .6     1.0    60*     1.7     1.9    89 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .2      .7    29      1.5     1.7    88 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .1     1.1     9*     1.8     2.4    75 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.7     1.1   245*     3.5     1.7   206 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     2.1     1.2   175*     2.9     2.2   132 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .2      .7    29      1.8     2.3    78 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    104*                   115 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .5     0*     1.5     2.4    62 
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0      .7     0      1.4      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .4     0*     1.2     2.3    52 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0*                    57 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160      .0      .7     0*     2.2     2.2   100 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860     2.3     1.5   153*     4.7     2.4   196 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .7      .6   117*     2.9     2.0   145 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     2.8     2.3   122*     1.0     3.0    33 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     2.3     2.9    79*     2.8     3.0    93 
 OLD BATTLE               9920     5.7     2.7   211*     6.7     3.2   209 
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .7      .8    87*     4.1     1.4   293 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .2      .7    29*     1.5     2.4    62 
 TOWER                   10500     5.1     3.1   165*     4.0     3.6   111 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     3.3     1.6   206*     4.7     2.8   168 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     1.0     1.0   100*     1.6     1.8    89 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    135*                   130 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220      .7     2.0    35*     1.6     2.3    70 
 CASPER MTN.              7850      .3     1.5    20*     1.8     2.3    78 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     2.8     2.0   140      1.8     2.3    78 
 DEER PARK                9700     5.0     2.3   217      5.8     2.3   252 
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .4      .9    44*     1.9     1.7   112 
 RENO HILL                8500      .4     1.5    27*     1.4     2.3    61 
 ROACH                    9700      .7     1.1    64*     2.1     2.1   100 
 SAND LAKE               10050     3.6     2.9   124*     2.5     2.8    89 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     3.4     1.3   262*     4.1     1.9   216 
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .0      .5     0*     1.3     1.6    81 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    108*                   113 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .5     0*     2.5     1.7   147 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860     2.3     1.5   153*     4.7     2.4   196 
 OLD BATTLE               9920     5.7     2.7   211*     6.7     3.2   209 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .4      .5    80*     2.6     2.1   124 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     1.8     1.5   120*     3.0     2.6   115 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    152*                   162 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     4.5     1.1   409*     4.7     1.7   276 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900     2.4     1.5   160*     2.6     2.0   130 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .7      .5   140*     1.6     1.2   133 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     3.1      .7   443*     3.7     1.7   218 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.1     1.2   175*     2.2     1.7   129 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     1.6      .5   320*     2.8     1.4   200 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     2.0      .8   250*     2.8     1.7   165 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     1.3      .5   260*     1.9     1.4   136 
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     2.2      .6   367*     2.9     1.5   193 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     3.7     1.3   285*     4.1     2.4   171 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     1.6     1.0   160*     2.6     2.0   130 
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                Basin wide percent of average    260*                   171 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     1.5      .4   375*     3.0     1.3   231 
 HEWINTA                  9500      .5      .8    62*     2.4     2.2   109 
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     1.3      .4   325*     3.1     1.6   194 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.4      .4   350*     2.8     1.5   187 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     4.4     1.3   338*     4.5     2.4   188 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     3.4      .8   425*     4.1     1.9   216 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     3.1     1.5   207*     3.2     2.1   152 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    279*                   178 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     2.3     1.1   209*     4.3     2.1   205 
 HAYDEN FORK              9100     3.1      .8   388*     5.7     2.2   259 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     3.4      .8   425*     4.1     1.9   216 
 LILY LAKE                9050     2.1      .9   233*     4.2     2.2   191 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     4.8     1.5   320*     5.3     2.5   212 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     1.3      .3   433*     3.1     1.7   182 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960      -M     1.7      *     7.6     2.5   304 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    315*                   227 

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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.