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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 TUESDAY: JANUARY 18 , 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     8.8    10.7    82     10.4    12.9    81 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    10.1    12.2    83     12.6    16.4    77 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     9.1    10.3    88     11.7    11.8    99 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    15.4    19.3    80     16.8    21.5    78 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.9     8.4    94      7.7     7.7   100 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850      -M    19.3      *      -M    21.6      *
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    15.4    15.9    97     16.0    16.8    95 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     8.4     7.5   112     11.2    11.0   102 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     7.7    10.4    74      9.9    13.5    73 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    15.9    15.2   105     15.4    15.9    97 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     9.5     9.9    96      9.3    11.1    84 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    11.0    14.6    75     11.2    14.6    77 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    15.5    16.5    94     12.6    16.2    78 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    14.5    17.6    82     17.1    19.0    90 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                     86 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275     9.5    14.3    66      8.5    12.2    70 
 BLACK BEAR               8170    22.7    22.1   103     19.8    22.3    89 
 CANYON                   8090     6.1     7.7    79      7.6     9.4    81 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    15.8    20.8    76     15.4    21.2    73 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    13.6    14.1    96     14.9    15.2    98 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     3.5     6.6    53      4.8     7.8    62 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    10.1    13.0    78      8.3     9.8    85 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.6    13.1    73     11.1    13.1    85 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     9.5     9.9    96      9.3    11.1    84 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    15.5    16.5    94     12.6    16.2    78 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     9.4     9.5    99     12.2    12.0   102 
 WHITE MILL               8700    10.3    14.2    73      9.9    15.8    63 
 WOLVERINE                7650     4.8     7.4    65      5.0     8.2    61 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                     80 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     6.4     8.9    72      6.7     9.8    68 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     5.6     5.4   104      5.9     6.5    91 
 DEER PARK                9700    16.3     9.6   170     18.4    12.9   143 
 HOBBS PARK              10100    11.0     9.0   122     10.0     7.4   135 
 LITTLE WARM              9370     5.6     6.8    82      6.2     8.0    78 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    14.3    10.0   143     15.0    10.8   139 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      -M     4.4      *      -M     5.2      *
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    11.0    14.6    75     11.2    14.6    77 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     7.5     5.1   147     10.2     6.7   152 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    112                    109 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     9.6    12.0    80      9.2    10.3    89 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.6     3.1    84      4.8     5.0    96 
 BLACKWATER               9780     9.6    14.5    66      9.0    12.7    71 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     8.8     9.5    93      8.6     8.6   100 
 EVENING STAR             9200    11.5    17.3    66     12.7    15.5    82 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.9     5.0    78      5.6     5.7    98 
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.7     7.0    67      5.4     6.8    79 
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.4     5.5    44      4.0     5.8    69 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.2     6.5    65      5.2     7.6    68 
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.4     3.1    77      2.7     3.3    82 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.3     6.4   114      8.1     7.3   111 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     8.4     8.8    95      7.5     8.1    93 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.6    13.1    73     11.1    13.1    85 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.5     7.8    71      8.0    11.9    67 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.2     3.4    35      1.7     4.1    41 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     7.0    10.2    69      7.1    10.0    71 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     74                     82 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     9.6    14.5    66      9.0    12.7    71 
 EVENING STAR             9200    11.5    17.3    66     12.7    15.5    82 
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.7     7.0    67      5.4     6.8    79 
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.4     5.5    44      4.0     5.8    69 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.6    13.1    73     11.1    13.1    85 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.5     7.8    71      8.0    11.9    67 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     7.0    10.2    69      7.1    10.0    71 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     67                     76 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.6     3.1    84      4.8     5.0    96 
 BIG GOOSE                7990      -M     5.3      *      -M     5.2      *
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     8.8     9.5    93      8.6     8.6   100 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      -M     6.6      *      -M     7.1      *
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     8.5     7.1   120      7.1     7.4    96 
 DOME LAKE                8880     6.1     7.2    85      6.7     7.9    85 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.9     5.0    78      5.6     5.7    98 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.5     3.8    92      4.6     4.8    96 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.2     6.5    65      5.2     7.6    68 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.3     6.4   114      8.1     7.3   111 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     6.2     6.4    97      7.5     7.9    95 
 TIE CREEK                6870     1.1     3.6    31      4.6     6.0    77 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                     92 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     3.2     4.6    70      5.2     7.1    73 
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.6     3.6    44      4.4      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.3     4.2    55      4.1     5.8    71 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     57                     72 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    12.4    13.5    92     13.7    14.4    95 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    14.2    11.4   125     16.6    12.0   138 
 ELK RIVER                8700    13.1    10.0   131     14.5    11.0   132 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    12.0    12.0   100     12.5    14.3    87 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    15.6    16.3    96     15.2    14.4   106 
 OLD BATTLE               9920    23.5    17.5   134     25.3    19.5   130 
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    10.3     6.6   156     12.5     7.0   179 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     6.3     6.3   100      8.2     9.5    86 
 TOWER                   10500    23.5    25.7    91     23.3    22.0   106 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    16.8    14.0   120     19.3    15.7   123 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     9.7     6.6   147      9.5     7.4   128 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    113                    116 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220    11.6    13.3    87     11.2    12.4    90 
 CASPER MTN.              7850     6.4     8.1    79      7.6     8.1    94 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    10.2     9.3   110      8.2     9.4    87 
 DEER PARK                9700    16.3     9.6   170     18.4    12.9   143 
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     4.3     6.5    66      6.4     7.2    89 
 RENO HILL                8500     5.1     7.7    66      6.0     8.4    71 
 ROACH                    9700     9.6     9.4   102     12.0    10.3   117 
 SAND LAKE               10050    14.0    17.7    79     12.6    14.0    90 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    14.3    10.0   143     15.0    10.8   139 
 WINDY PEAK               7900      -M     4.0      *      -M     6.3      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                    104 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     7.5     6.2   121     10.4     8.6   121 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    14.2    11.4   125     16.6    12.0   138 
 OLD BATTLE               9920    23.5    17.5   134     25.3    19.5   130 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     7.4     7.7    96     13.4    10.9   123 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    16.6    15.1   110     17.8    16.6   107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    120                    124 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    11.4     8.3   137     11.1     7.9   141 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900    12.4    16.2    77     11.1    13.5    82 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     5.5     7.3    75      6.6     7.1    93 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     7.6     7.6   100      8.9     7.9   113 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.9     8.4    94      7.7     7.7   100 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     7.8     8.5    92      8.6     8.4   102 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     9.0     9.8    92      9.8    10.2    96 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     6.6     6.6   100      6.5     7.0    93 
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     9.9     8.5   116     10.5     9.7   108 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    15.9    15.2   105     15.4    15.9    97 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    11.9    14.5    82     13.0    13.9    94 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                    100 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     8.0     7.1   113      9.4     7.2   131 
 HEWINTA                  9500     5.3     5.5    96      8.1     8.3    98 
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     5.7     3.7   154      8.0     4.7   170 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     4.9     3.4   144      7.2     4.4   164 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    18.3    15.4   119     16.5    14.7   112 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    11.4     9.3   123     13.2    12.2   108 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    10.0     8.1   123     10.7     9.0   119 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    121                    121 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    14.3    11.0   130     14.6    11.2   130 
 HAYDEN FORK              9100    12.8     8.2   156     17.7    12.0   148 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    11.4     9.3   123     13.2    12.2   108 
 LILY LAKE                9050     9.9     7.0   141     12.7    10.2   125 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    20.8    14.9   140     21.0    14.6   144 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     8.4     7.5   112     11.2    11.0   102 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    20.9    13.3   157     20.4    13.7   149 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    138                    131 

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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.