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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: JANUARY 13 , 2005 
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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     8.3    10.0    83      9.9    12.1    82 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     9.7    11.5    84     12.2    15.5    79 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     8.5     9.5    89     10.9    11.1    98 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    14.2    18.0    79     15.4    20.3    76 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.8     8.0    98      7.6     7.3   104 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    14.6    18.0    81     15.1    20.4    74 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    14.3    14.9    96     14.8    15.8    94 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     8.2     6.9   119     10.9    10.4   105 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     7.0     9.6    73      9.3    12.8    73 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    15.2    14.4   106     14.9    15.1    99 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     9.1     9.2    99      9.0    10.5    86 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    10.3    13.8    75     10.5    13.9    76 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    15.0    15.6    96     12.1    15.4    79 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    14.0    16.6    84     16.4    17.9    92 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                     85 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275     8.8    13.6    65      7.8    11.5    68 
 BLACK BEAR               8170    21.7    20.8   104     19.3    20.9    92 
 CANYON                   8090     5.8     7.3    79      7.0     9.0    78 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    14.8    19.6    76     14.3    20.0    72 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      -M    13.3      *      -M    14.4      *
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     3.0     6.2    48      4.4     7.4    59 
 PARKER PEAK              9400     9.6    12.3    78      7.8     9.3    84 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.1    12.4    73     10.6    12.5    85 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     9.1     9.2    99      9.0    10.5    86 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    15.0    15.6    96     12.1    15.4    79 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     9.0     9.0   100     11.6    11.4   102 
 WHITE MILL               8700     9.6    13.4    72      9.1    14.9    61 
 WOLVERINE                7650     4.7     7.0    67      4.6     7.9    58 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     82                     78 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     6.0     8.3    72      6.1     9.3    66 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     5.3     5.2   102      5.8     6.2    94 
 DEER PARK                9700    16.5     8.8   187     18.3    12.3   149 
 HOBBS PARK              10100    11.0     8.6   128      9.7     7.1   137 
 LITTLE WARM              9370     5.2     6.4    81      5.9     7.6    78 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      -M     9.5      *    14.9    10.4   143 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     5.1     4.2   121      6.1     5.0   122 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    10.3    13.8    75     10.5    13.9    76 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     7.3     4.9   149     10.1     6.5   155 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    112 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     9.3    11.4    82      8.5     9.8    87 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.4     2.9    83      4.7     4.9    96 
 BLACKWATER               9780     9.1    13.8    66      8.1    12.1    67 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     8.4     9.1    92      8.0     8.2    98 
 EVENING STAR             9200    10.6    16.4    65     11.8    14.8    80 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.7     4.8    77      5.4     5.5    98 
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.4     6.8    65      4.9     6.6    74 
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.1     5.3    40      3.8     5.6    68 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.0     6.2    65      5.0     7.4    68 
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.2     3.0    73      2.4     3.2    75 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.1     6.1   116      7.8     6.9   113 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     8.1     8.4    96      7.2     7.7    94 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.1    12.4    73     10.6    12.5    85 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.3     7.4    72      7.6    11.3    67 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.1     3.3    33      1.9     4.0    48 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     6.2     9.5    65      6.6     9.4    70 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                     80 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     9.1    13.8    66      8.1    12.1    67 
 EVENING STAR             9200    10.6    16.4    65     11.8    14.8    80 
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.4     6.8    65      4.9     6.6    74 
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.1     5.3    40      3.8     5.6    68 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.1    12.4    73     10.6    12.5    85 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.3     7.4    72      7.6    11.3    67 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     6.2     9.5    65      6.6     9.4    70 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65                     74 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.4     2.9    83      4.7     4.9    96 
 BIG GOOSE                7990     3.5     5.1    69      4.8     5.0    96 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     8.4     9.1    92      8.0     8.2    98 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     3.9     6.3    62      4.8     6.8    71 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     7.8     6.7   116      6.2     7.1    87 
 DOME LAKE                8880     5.7     6.9    83      6.6     7.6    87 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.7     4.8    77      5.4     5.5    98 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.2     3.6    89      4.3     4.7    91 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.0     6.2    65      5.0     7.4    68 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.1     6.1   116      7.8     6.9   113 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     5.7     6.1    93      6.8     7.5    91 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .9     3.4    26      4.3     5.8    74 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                     89 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     2.9     4.4    66      4.9     6.8    72 
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.3     3.4    38      4.0      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.1     3.9    54      3.7     5.7    65 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     54                     69 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    12.3    12.4    99     13.5    13.5   100 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    14.1    10.8   131     16.3    11.4   143 
 ELK RIVER                8700    12.7     9.2   138     14.0    10.4   135 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    12.1    11.3   107     12.4    13.6    91 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    14.8    15.5    95     14.3    13.7   104 
 OLD BATTLE               9920    23.3    16.7   140     24.8    18.5   134 
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    10.2     6.2   165     12.4     6.6   188 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     5.8     6.0    97      7.7     9.0    86 
 TOWER                   10500    23.2    24.2    96     22.9    20.8   110 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    16.7    13.2   127     18.8    14.9   126 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     9.7     6.3   154      9.4     7.1   132 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    118                    119 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220    11.0    12.6    87     10.7    11.7    91 
 CASPER MTN.              7850     6.1     7.8    78      7.3     7.9    92 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    10.2     8.8   116      8.1     8.9    91 
 DEER PARK                9700    16.5     8.8   187     18.3    12.3   149 
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     4.0     6.2    65      6.0     6.9    87 
 RENO HILL                8500     4.9     7.4    66      5.6     8.0    70 
 ROACH                    9700     9.4     8.8   107     11.8     9.7   122 
 SAND LAKE               10050    13.6    16.9    80     12.1    13.3    91 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      -M     9.5      *    14.9    10.4   143 
 WINDY PEAK               7900      -M     3.8      *      -M     6.1      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                    106 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     7.3     5.6   130     10.1     8.2   123 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    14.1    10.8   131     16.3    11.4   143 
 OLD BATTLE               9920    23.3    16.7   140     24.8    18.5   134 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     7.4     7.0   106     13.1    10.3   127 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    16.1    13.9   116     17.4    15.6   112 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    126                    128 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    11.2     7.9   142     10.9     7.5   145 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900    11.9    15.3    78     10.8    12.8    84 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     5.2     6.9    75      6.3     6.7    94 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     7.2     7.2   100      8.5     7.6   112 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.8     8.0    98      7.6     7.3   104 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     7.2     8.0    90      8.0     8.0   100 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     8.5     9.3    91      9.3     9.7    96 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     6.4     6.3   102      6.0     6.7    90 
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     9.7     8.0   121     10.3     9.1   113 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    15.2    14.4   106     14.9    15.1    99 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    11.4    13.8    83     12.6    13.1    96 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                    102 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     8.0     6.6   121      9.3     6.8   137 
 HEWINTA                  9500     5.3     5.0   106      8.0     7.9   101 
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     5.6     3.5   160      7.8     4.6   170 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     4.9     3.2   153      7.0     4.2   167 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    18.1    14.6   124     16.2    14.0   116 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    11.3     8.8   128     13.1    11.6   113 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     9.8     7.6   129     10.4     8.6   121 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    128                    124 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    14.1    10.2   138     14.3    10.6   135 
 HAYDEN FORK              9100    12.9     7.7   168     17.4    11.4   153 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    11.3     8.8   128     13.1    11.6   113 
 LILY LAKE                9050     9.7     6.5   149     12.6     9.7   130 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    20.9    13.7   153     18.7    13.9   135 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     8.2     6.9   119     10.9    10.4   105 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    20.8    12.5   166     20.3    13.0   156 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    148                    133 

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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.