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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: NOVEMBER 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     1.1    82*     3.7     2.6   142
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .7     1.4    50*     3.3     3.8    87
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .5      .9    56*     1.7     2.3    74
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     2.4     2.2   109*     6.1     4.3   142
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.1     1.7    65      2.4     2.2   109
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     2.0     2.0   100*     5.5     4.2   131
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     1.0     2.0    50*     3.1     3.2    97
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .4      .6    67*     1.7     2.4    71
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     1.0     1.0   100*     3.8     2.8   136
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     1.1     2.2    50*     2.0     3.3    61
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .9     1.2    75*     3.4     2.5   136
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     3.4     3.2   106      3.7     3.5   106
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     6.2     3.8   163      5.3     3.9   136
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     1.5     2.6    58*     5.3     4.5   118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89*                   112


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275     3.7     3.3   112      2.4     2.7    89
 BLACK BEAR               8170     5.3     3.6   147*     6.9     4.5   153
 CANYON                   8090     1.0     1.0   100*     2.7     2.3   117
 FISHER CREEK             9100     4.5     3.5   129*     4.6     4.3   107
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     1.8     2.2    82*     4.9     3.2   153
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .1      .5    20*     2.0     1.9   105
 PARKER PEAK              9400     1.7     3.1    55      2.9     2.8   104
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.2     2.5    48      4.2     3.3   127
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .9     1.2    75*     3.4     2.5   136
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     6.2     3.8   163      5.3     3.9   136
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     1.0     1.1    91*     3.4     2.8   121
 WHITE MILL               8700     2.5     2.6    96*     3.5     3.5   100
 WOLVERINE                7650      .4      .8    50*     1.0     2.2    45
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    104*                   118


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .7     1.3    54*     2.3     2.1   110
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .2     1.4    14      2.5     2.3   109
 DEER PARK                9700      .8     3.0    27      2.0     3.2    62
 HOBBS PARK              10100      .7     2.7    26      2.4     2.5    96
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.0     1.4    71      2.6     2.2   118
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .5     2.0    25      2.2     2.7    81
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .1     1.2     8      2.0     2.0   100
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     3.4     3.2   106      3.7     3.5   106
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .2     1.4    14      2.4     2.5    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     43                     96


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     2.2     3.3    67      2.2     2.9    76
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .1      .7    14      2.3     2.0   115
 BLACKWATER               9780     3.1     3.7    84      3.0     3.4    88
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     2.5     3.1    81      2.5     2.9    86
 EVENING STAR             9200     2.3     3.5    66      4.1     3.6   114
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     1.4     0      2.4     2.4   100
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.2     2.2   100      2.3     2.2   105
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     2.2     0      2.2     2.6    85
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .2     1.6    12      2.4     3.0    80
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0     1.1     0      1.6     1.3   123
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .9     1.6    56      2.3     2.3   100
 SHELL CREEK              9580     2.1     3.0    70      2.5     2.4   104
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.2     2.5    48      4.2     3.3   127
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .5      .8    62*     2.9     2.8   104
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0     1.3     0      1.9     1.9   100
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      -M     1.8      *     3.9     2.3   170
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     54                    103


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     3.1     3.7    84      3.0     3.4    88
 EVENING STAR             9200     2.3     3.5    66      4.1     3.6   114
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.2     2.2   100      2.3     2.2   105
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     2.2     0      2.2     2.6    85
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.2     2.5    48      4.2     3.3   127
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .5      .8    62*     2.9     2.8   104
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      -M     1.8      *     3.9     2.3   170
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     62                    112


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .1      .7    14      2.3     2.0   115
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .1     1.1     9*     2.3     2.3   100
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     2.5     3.1    81      2.5     2.9    86
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .4     1.9    21      2.3     2.6    88
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     1.0     1.9    53      2.7     3.0    90
 DOME LAKE                8880     1.0     2.3    43      2.7     2.9    93
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     1.4     0      2.4     2.4   100
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .6     1.0    60      2.3     2.1   110
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .2     1.6    12      2.4     3.0    80
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .9     1.6    56      2.3     2.3   100
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .1     1.7     6      2.4     2.8    86
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0     1.0     0      2.8     2.7   104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     36                     95


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .9     0*     1.3     2.9    45
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0     1.0     0      1.6      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .2      .6    33*     1.3     2.8    46
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      8*                    46


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160      .3     1.4    21*     3.5     3.0   117
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .3     2.2    14      3.9     3.3   118
 ELK RIVER                8700      .2     1.0    20*     3.1     2.7   115
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     2.0     3.2    62      3.2     4.1    78
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     1.2     3.9    31      3.2     4.0    80
 OLD BATTLE               9920     2.6     3.9    67      4.9     4.4   111
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .1     1.3     8      2.3     1.9   121
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .3     1.1    27*     2.6     3.0    87
 TOWER                   10500     1.9     4.8    40*     5.7     5.0   114
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250      .6     2.6    23*     5.0     3.8   132
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     1.4     1.5    93      2.2     2.4    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     41                    105


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220      .9     2.7    33*     1.6     3.1    52
 CASPER MTN.              7850      .0     2.2     0      3.6     2.9   124
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     2.2     2.7    81      3.3     3.0   110
 DEER PARK                9700      .8     3.0    27      2.0     3.2    62
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0     1.4     0      1.2     2.3    52
 RENO HILL                8500      .0     2.1     0      2.1     2.9    72
 ROACH                    9700     1.2     1.7    71*     3.4     2.8   121
 SAND LAKE               10050     3.2     4.1    78      4.1     3.7   111
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .5     2.0    25      2.2     2.7    81
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .0      .8     0      1.6     2.1    76
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     39                     87


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .1      .7    14*     2.4     2.3   104
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .3     2.2    14      3.9     3.3   118
 OLD BATTLE               9920     2.6     3.9    67      4.9     4.4   111
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .2      .8    25*     2.9     2.8   104
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .5     2.3    22*     3.3     3.6    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     37*                   106


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080      .4     1.6    25      1.7     2.2    77
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900     1.1     2.4    46*     2.0     2.8    71
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .3     1.0    30*     1.1     1.7    65
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .6     1.2    50*     1.7     2.3    74
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.1     1.7    65      2.4     2.2   109
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .3     1.0    30*     1.8     1.9    95
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .6     1.4    43*     1.4     2.3    61
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .2      .9    22*     1.1     1.9    58
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .6     1.1    55*     1.3     2.1    62
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     1.1     2.2    50*     2.0     3.3    61
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     1.1     1.9    58*     2.4     2.9    83
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     45*                    74


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .6      .7    86*     1.6     1.8    89
 HEWINTA                  9500      .2     1.0    20*     1.5     2.8    54
 HICKERSON PARK           9100      -M      .6      *     1.3     2.0    65
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .6     0*     1.6     1.9    84
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     2.0     2.2    91*     2.6     3.3    79
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .8     1.4    57*     2.1     2.7    78
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100      .0     2.0     0      1.7     2.8    61
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     46*                    72


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     1.1     1.6    69*     2.3     2.8    82
 HAYDEN FORK              9100      .7     1.2    58*     1.8     3.0    60
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .8     1.4    57*     2.1     2.7    78
 LILY LAKE                9050      .6     1.2    50*     1.6     2.9    55
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     1.2     2.1    57*     2.9     3.5    83
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .4      .6    67*     1.7     2.4    71
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     1.3     2.4    54*     2.3     3.4    68
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     58*                    71

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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.