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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 MONDAY: FEBRUARY 14 , 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    10.1    14.3    71     11.6    16.6    70
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    12.3    15.9    77     14.5    20.7    70
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    10.1    14.1    72     12.5    15.4    81
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    18.1    26.0    70     19.6    27.8    71
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.8    10.3    85      8.4     9.7    87
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    16.9    26.2    65     17.5    28.0    62
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    17.1    20.9    82     17.2    21.9    79
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     9.3    10.7    87     12.5    14.1    89
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     9.4    14.5    65     11.5    17.4    66
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    17.7    19.5    91     17.3    20.2    86
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.6    13.4    79     10.4    14.2    73
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    12.5    18.7    67     12.6    18.6    68
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    17.3    21.0    82     14.2    20.8    68
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    16.8    22.5    75     19.8    24.2    82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     75                     74


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    10.7    18.1    59      9.5    15.4    62
 BLACK BEAR               8170    25.9    28.9    90     23.6    29.4    80
 CANYON                   8090     6.8    10.0    68      8.2    11.8    69
 FISHER CREEK             9100    18.5    26.4    70     17.2    27.4    63
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    14.9    18.3    81     16.3    19.6    83
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     4.2     8.7    48      5.4     9.8    55
 PARKER PEAK              9400    11.4    16.3    70      9.4    12.3    76
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.0    16.6    66     12.5    16.2    77
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.6    13.4    79     10.4    14.2    73
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    17.3    21.0    82     14.2    20.8    68
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    10.5    12.6    83     13.0    15.5    84
 WHITE MILL               8700    12.0    18.0    67     11.4    20.3    56
 WOLVERINE                7650     5.5     9.6    57      5.5    10.1    54
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                     70


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     7.4    11.2    66      7.5    12.4    60
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     5.9     6.4    92      6.3     7.7    82
 DEER PARK                9700    18.0    13.6   132     19.2    16.0   120
 HOBBS PARK              10100    11.8    10.6   111     10.7     9.0   119
 LITTLE WARM              9370     6.2     8.4    74      6.8     9.9    69
 SOUTH PASS               9040    15.7    12.4   127     16.0    13.5   119
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     5.7     5.2   110      6.6     6.3   105
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    12.5    18.7    67     12.6    18.6    68
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     8.4     6.2   135     11.2     8.0   140
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99                     96


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    10.9    14.4    76     10.2    12.9    79
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.9     3.9    74      5.1     5.9    86
 BLACKWATER               9780    10.6    18.2    58      9.7    15.6    62
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     9.8    11.6    84      9.6    10.5    91
 EVENING STAR             9200    12.8    22.1    58     14.1    19.6    72
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.5     6.4    70      6.0     7.0    86
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.2     8.3    63      5.8     8.3    70
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.4     6.3    38      4.0     6.8    59
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      -M     8.0      *     5.3     8.9    60
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.8     3.7    76      3.0     4.0    75
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.9     7.9   100      8.7     9.1    96
 SHELL CREEK              9580     9.5    10.6    90      8.4    10.0    84
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.0    16.6    66     12.5    16.2    77
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     6.5    10.1    64      9.1    14.4    63
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.4     3.9    36      2.0     4.9    41
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     7.9    13.1    60      7.8    12.4    63
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     68                     73


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    10.6    18.2    58      9.7    15.6    62
 EVENING STAR             9200    12.8    22.1    58     14.1    19.6    72
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.2     8.3    63      5.8     8.3    70
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.4     6.3    38      4.0     6.8    59
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.0    16.6    66     12.5    16.2    77
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     6.5    10.1    64      9.1    14.4    63
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     7.9    13.1    60      7.8    12.4    63
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     60                     68


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.9     3.9    74      5.1     5.9    86
 BIG GOOSE                7990     4.7     6.7    70      5.9     6.2    95
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     9.8    11.6    84      9.6    10.5    91
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     5.3     8.0    66      6.9     8.6    80
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     9.4     8.8   107      7.5     8.9    84
 DOME LAKE                8880     7.1     8.6    83      7.7     9.4    82
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.5     6.4    70      6.0     7.0    86
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     4.0     4.6    87      5.1     5.8    88
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      -M     8.0      *     5.3     8.9    60
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.9     7.9   100      8.7     9.1    96
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     7.3     8.0    91      8.6     9.6    90
 TIE CREEK                6870      .3     4.5     7      5.2     7.3    71
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     80                     84


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     3.7     5.9    63      5.8     8.5    68
 COLE CANYON              5910     2.0     4.5    44      4.6      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.3     5.8    40      4.4     6.9    64
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     49                     66


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    13.9    19.1    73     15.4    18.6    83
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    15.9    14.0   114     18.5    15.2   122
 ELK RIVER                8700    15.4    14.1   109     15.6    14.3   109
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    13.4    15.4    87     13.6    18.1    75
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    17.4    20.2    86     17.0    18.2    93
 OLD BATTLE               9920    26.0    22.8   114     28.0    25.2   111
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    11.6     8.1   143     13.3     8.8   151
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     6.9     8.5    81      8.6    12.0    72
 TOWER                   10500    26.6    33.5    79     26.1    28.4    92
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    18.2    18.2   100     21.1    19.9   106
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    10.9     8.4   130      9.9     9.3   106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                    100


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220    12.3    17.0    72     11.8    15.8    75
 CASPER MTN.              7850     7.6    10.0    76      8.8     9.9    89
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    11.5    11.6    99      9.1    11.9    76
 DEER PARK                9700    18.0    13.6   132     19.2    16.0   120
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     4.9     8.0    61      7.1     9.0    79
 RENO HILL                8500     6.2     9.2    67      6.9    10.3    67
 ROACH                    9700    10.6    12.4    85     13.0    13.2    98
 SAND LAKE               10050    15.6    22.0    71     14.1    17.5    81
 SOUTH PASS               9040    15.7    12.4   127     16.0    13.5   119
 WINDY PEAK               7900     4.3     5.2    83      6.0     7.7    78
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                     90


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     9.6     8.6   112     11.4    11.0   104
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    15.9    14.0   114     18.5    15.2   122
 OLD BATTLE               9920    26.0    22.8   114     28.0    25.2   111
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     8.8    11.0    80     14.6    14.0   104
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    18.3    20.9    88     19.7    21.3    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    102                    106


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    12.3    10.7   115     11.9    10.1   118
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900    14.4    20.4    71     12.6    17.1    74
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     6.2     9.6    65      7.2     9.1    79
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     8.6     9.8    88      9.8     9.8   100
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.8    10.3    85      8.4     9.7    87
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     8.8    10.9    81      9.5    11.0    86
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    10.1    12.6    80     10.9    13.2    83
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     7.6     8.5    89      7.0     8.7    80
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    10.6    11.0    96     11.3    12.3    92
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    17.7    19.5    91     17.3    20.2    86
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    13.4    18.5    72     14.6    18.3    80
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                     86


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     9.1     9.5    96     10.1     9.3   109
 HEWINTA                  9500     7.2     7.7    94      9.4    10.4    90
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     6.8     5.0   136      9.1     5.7   160
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     5.7     4.8   119      8.3     5.3   157
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    20.3    19.6   104     18.1    18.8    96
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    12.6    12.1   104     14.3    15.4    93
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    11.5    10.8   106     12.2    11.4   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    105                    107


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    15.3    15.0   102     17.8    14.4   124
 HAYDEN FORK              9100    13.9    11.3   123     19.1    15.2   126
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    12.6    12.1   104     14.3    15.4    93
 LILY LAKE                9050    11.4     9.4   121     14.0    12.8   109
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    21.9    21.2   103     22.4    18.7   120
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     9.3    10.7    87     12.5    14.1    89
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    22.6    17.8   127     24.2    18.0   134
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    110                    114

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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.