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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 SATURDAY: FEBRUARY 5 , 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     9.0    13.2    68     10.5    15.4    68
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    10.6    14.7    72     12.9    19.3    67
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     9.2    12.9    71     11.7    14.2    82
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    15.7    23.9    66     17.2    25.9    66
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.1     9.8    83      7.8     9.0    87
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    15.1    24.0    63     15.8    25.8    61
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    15.7    19.2    82     16.3    20.2    81
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     8.2     9.7    85     11.4    13.1    87
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     7.9    13.2    60     10.0    16.2    62
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    16.3    18.1    90     15.8    18.9    84
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     9.6    12.3    78      9.5    13.2    72
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    11.4    17.4    66     11.5    17.4    66
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    15.8    19.6    81     12.9    19.2    67
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    14.7    20.9    70     17.6    22.5    78
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                     72


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    10.0    16.8    60      8.8    14.4    61
 BLACK BEAR               8170    23.9    26.6    90     22.5    27.1    83
 CANYON                   8090     6.3     9.2    68      7.7    11.1    69
 FISHER CREEK             9100    16.8    24.6    68     16.5    25.5    65
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    14.0    16.9    83     15.4    18.2    85
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     3.7     8.0    46      5.0     9.2    54
 PARKER PEAK              9400    10.7    15.3    70      8.8    11.5    77
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    10.2    15.6    65     11.6    15.2    76
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     9.6    12.3    78      9.5    13.2    72
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    15.8    19.6    81     12.9    19.2    67
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     9.7    11.6    84     12.7    14.3    89
 WHITE MILL               8700    10.8    16.7    65     10.5    18.9    56
 WOLVERINE                7650     5.0     8.9    56      5.1     9.5    54
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72                     71


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     6.6    10.4    63      6.8    11.6    59
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     5.8     6.1    95      6.1     7.3    84
 DEER PARK                9700    17.0    12.3   138     19.1    15.0   127
 HOBBS PARK              10100    11.5    10.1   114     10.5     8.4   125
 LITTLE WARM              9370     5.7     8.0    71      6.2     9.4    66
 SOUTH PASS               9040    14.8    11.7   126     15.7    12.6   125
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     5.5     4.9   112      6.5     5.9   110
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    11.4    17.4    66     11.5    17.4    66
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     8.1     5.8   140     10.9     7.5   145
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                     98


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    10.1    13.8    73      9.5    12.1    79
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.7     3.6    75      4.8     5.6    86
 BLACKWATER               9780     9.4    17.1    55      9.0    14.6    62
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     9.1    10.9    83      8.8     9.9    89
 EVENING STAR             9200    11.9    20.4    58     13.2    18.2    73
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.1     5.9    69      5.7     6.6    86
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.7     7.9    59      5.4     7.8    69
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.4     6.0    40      3.9     6.4    61
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.1     7.5    55      5.2     8.5    61
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.7     3.5    77      2.9     3.8    76
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.6     7.4   103      8.4     8.5    99
 SHELL CREEK              9580     8.9    10.1    88      7.8     9.5    82
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    10.2    15.6    65     11.6    15.2    76
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.6     9.2    61      8.0    13.6    59
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.2     3.7    32      1.9     4.6    41
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     7.3    12.3    59      7.2    11.7    62
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66                     72


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     9.4    17.1    55      9.0    14.6    62
 EVENING STAR             9200    11.9    20.4    58     13.2    18.2    73
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.7     7.9    59      5.4     7.8    69
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.4     6.0    40      3.9     6.4    61
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    10.2    15.6    65     11.6    15.2    76
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.6     9.2    61      8.0    13.6    59
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     7.3    12.3    59      7.2    11.7    62
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     58                     67


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.7     3.6    75      4.8     5.6    86
 BIG GOOSE                7990     4.3     6.2    69      5.5     5.9    93
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     9.1    10.9    83      8.8     9.9    89
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     4.7     7.6    62      5.7     8.1    70
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     9.0     8.3   108      7.6     8.4    90
 DOME LAKE                8880     6.6     8.1    81      7.2     8.9    81
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.1     5.9    69      5.7     6.6    86
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.7     4.3    86      4.8     5.4    89
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.1     7.5    55      5.2     8.5    61
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.6     7.4   103      8.4     8.5    99
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     6.7     7.5    89      7.8     9.0    87
 TIE CREEK                6870      .1     4.1     2      4.9     7.0    70
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77                     83


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     3.4     5.4    63      5.3     8.0    66
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.6     4.1    39      4.5      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.0     5.3    38      4.2     6.5    65
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     47                     66


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    12.8    17.3    74     14.2    17.3    82
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    14.7    13.3   111     17.5    14.2   123
 ELK RIVER                8700    13.9    12.8   109     14.8    13.2   112
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    12.8    14.4    89     13.0    16.8    77
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    15.9    18.9    84     15.5    16.9    92
 OLD BATTLE               9920    24.5    20.9   117     26.5    23.3   114
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    11.0     7.7   143     12.7     8.2   155
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     6.5     7.7    84      8.2    11.2    73
 TOWER                   10500    24.3    31.2    78     24.3    26.3    92
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    17.2    16.8   102     20.1    18.6   108
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    10.3     7.8   132      9.6     8.6   112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                    101


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220    11.6    15.8    73     11.6    14.8    78
 CASPER MTN.              7850     7.3     9.3    78      8.5     9.2    92
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    10.8    10.9    99      8.6    11.0    78
 DEER PARK                9700    17.0    12.3   138     19.1    15.0   127
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     4.6     7.5    61      6.7     8.4    80
 RENO HILL                8500     6.0     8.7    69      6.7     9.6    70
 ROACH                    9700    10.4    11.4    91     12.8    12.2   105
 SAND LAKE               10050    14.6    20.6    71     13.0    16.4    79
 SOUTH PASS               9040    14.8    11.7   126     15.7    12.6   125
 WINDY PEAK               7900      -M     4.7      *      -M     7.2      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                     94


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     8.0     8.1    99     10.3    10.2   101
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    14.7    13.3   111     17.5    14.2   123
 OLD BATTLE               9920    24.5    20.9   117     26.5    23.3   114
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     7.6    10.1    75     13.6    13.0   105
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    16.9    19.2    88     18.2    20.0    91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                    107


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    11.5     9.9   116     11.2     9.3   120
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900    12.9    19.0    68     11.3    15.9    71
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     5.7     8.8    65      6.7     8.4    80
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     7.8     9.1    86      9.1     9.2    99
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.1     9.8    83      7.8     9.0    87
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     7.8    10.1    77      8.7    10.1    86
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     9.1    11.6    78      9.9    12.2    81
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     6.9     8.0    86      6.6     8.1    81
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     9.9    10.2    97     10.6    11.5    92
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    16.3    18.1    90     15.8    18.9    84
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    12.1    17.2    70     13.3    16.8    79
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     82                     86


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     8.2     8.7    94      9.4     8.7   108
 HEWINTA                  9500     6.6     7.0    94      8.9     9.6    93
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     6.4     4.6   139      8.3     5.3   157
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     5.2     4.3   121      7.6     4.9   155
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    18.9    18.2   104     16.9    17.4    97
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    11.6    11.1   105     13.4    14.4    93
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    10.9     9.8   111     11.5    10.5   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                    107


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    14.6    13.7   107     17.1    13.4   128
 HAYDEN FORK              9100    13.0    10.3   126     18.1    14.1   128
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    11.6    11.1   105     13.4    14.4    93
 LILY LAKE                9050    10.8     8.6   126     13.3    11.9   112
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    21.0    19.1   110     21.6    17.3   125
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     8.2     9.7    85     11.4    13.1    87
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    21.5    16.4   131     23.3    16.5   141
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    113                    117

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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.