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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: NOVEMBER 8 , 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     2.3     1.4   164*     5.2     3.0   173
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     1.2     1.7    71*     3.9     4.2    93
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      -M     1.1      *     3.4     2.6   131
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     4.1     2.7   152*     8.1     4.9   165
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.0     1.9   105      3.1     2.5   124
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     4.8     2.5   192*     8.3     4.8   173
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     3.0     2.5   120*     5.0     3.6   139
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .8      .8   100*     2.3     2.7    85
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     1.8     1.2   150*     5.1     3.3   155
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.3     2.6    88*     3.1     3.8    82
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     2.7     1.5   180*     5.0     2.9   172
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     4.6     3.6   128      5.0     3.9   128
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     8.5     4.3   198      7.3     4.4   166
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     2.2     3.1    71*     6.0     5.1   118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    135*                   137


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275     5.4     3.7   146      4.0     3.1   129
 BLACK BEAR               8170     7.5     4.2   179      9.0     5.2   173
 CANYON                   8090     2.2     1.2   183*     4.0     2.6   154
 FISHER CREEK             9100     7.9     4.0   198      7.9     4.9   161
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     3.6     2.5   144*     6.8     3.7   184
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .6      .7    86*     2.6     2.2   118
 PARKER PEAK              9400     3.1     3.5    89      4.2     3.1   135
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.3     3.0    77      5.3     3.7   143
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     2.7     1.5   180*     5.0     2.9   172
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     8.5     4.3   198      7.3     4.4   166
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     1.9     1.4   136*     4.8     3.1   155
 WHITE MILL               8700     4.0     3.0   133      5.0     3.9   128
 WOLVERINE                7650      .8     1.0    80*     1.8     2.5    72
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    149                    149


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     2.0     1.6   125      3.7     2.4   154
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .7     1.6    44      2.8     2.5   112
 DEER PARK                9700     1.2     3.2    37      2.4     3.7    65
 HOBBS PARK              10100     1.1     3.0    37      2.8     2.8   100
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.6     1.7    94      3.2     2.5   128
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.0     2.4    42      2.5     3.1    81
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .3     1.4    21      2.2     2.2   100
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     4.6     3.6   128      5.0     3.9   128
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .4     1.6    25      2.6     2.7    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     64                    105


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     2.5     3.6    69      2.5     3.2    78
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .2      .8    25      2.3     2.2   105
 BLACKWATER               9780     5.2     4.2   124      4.4     3.8   116
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     2.8     3.4    82      3.0     3.1    97
 EVENING STAR             9200     4.2     4.0   105      6.2     4.1   151
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     1.6     0      2.5     2.5   100
 KIRWIN                   9550     3.3     2.5   132      3.4     2.4   142
 MARQUETTE                8760      .2     2.4     8      2.5     2.8    89
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .4     1.9    21      2.6     3.2    81
 OWL CREEK                8975      .3     1.2    25      2.0     1.4   143
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     1.0     1.8    56      2.6     2.5   104
 SHELL CREEK              9580     2.4     3.3    73      2.5     2.7    93
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.3     3.0    77      5.3     3.7   143
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      -M     1.1      *     4.0     3.2   125
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0     1.5     0      1.8     2.0    90
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      -M     2.1      *     5.4     2.7   200
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     70                    116


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     5.2     4.2   124      4.4     3.8   116
 EVENING STAR             9200     4.2     4.0   105      6.2     4.1   151
 KIRWIN                   9550     3.3     2.5   132      3.4     2.4   142
 MARQUETTE                8760      .2     2.4     8      2.5     2.8    89
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.3     3.0    77      5.3     3.7   143
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      -M     1.1      *     4.0     3.2   125
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      -M     2.1      *     5.4     2.7   200
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    137


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .2      .8    25      2.3     2.2   105
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .4     1.2    33*     2.5     2.4   104
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     2.8     3.4    82      3.0     3.1    97
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .7     2.2    32      2.5     2.7    93
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     1.3     2.2    59      3.1     3.2    97
 DOME LAKE                8880     1.5     2.5    60      2.9     3.1    94
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     1.6     0      2.5     2.5   100
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .6     1.1    55      2.5     2.2   114
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .4     1.9    21      2.6     3.2    81
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     1.0     1.8    56      2.6     2.5   104
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .3     1.9    16      2.6     3.0    87
 TIE CREEK                6870      .1     1.1     9      2.8     2.9    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     43                     97


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .1     1.1     9      1.5     3.1    48
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0     1.1     0      1.9      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .5      .8    62*     1.6     2.9    55
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     20                     52


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160      .9     1.8    50*     4.4     3.4   129
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .7     2.5    28      4.3     3.6   119
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0     1.1     0*     3.5     3.0   117
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     2.1     3.6    58      3.6     4.5    80
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     1.7     4.3    40      3.7     4.4    84
 OLD BATTLE               9920     2.9     4.5    64      5.4     5.0   108
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .3     1.4    21      2.5     2.1   119
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .5     1.2    42*     3.1     3.3    94
 TOWER                   10500     2.3     5.7    40      6.4     5.6   114
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250      .9     3.0    30      5.3     4.3   123
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .9     1.8    50      2.6     2.6   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     43                    107


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220     1.4     3.0    47      1.9     3.4    56
 CASPER MTN.              7850      .2     2.5     8      3.6     3.2   112
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     2.1     3.0    70      3.4     3.2   106
 DEER PARK                9700     1.2     3.2    37      2.4     3.7    65
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0     1.6     0      1.6     2.5    64
 RENO HILL                8500      .2     2.4     8      2.3     3.2    72
 ROACH                    9700     1.5     2.0    75      3.6     3.1   116
 SAND LAKE               10050     3.7     4.7    79      4.5     4.1   110
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.0     2.4    42      2.5     3.1    81
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .1     1.0    10      1.6     2.2    73
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     44                     86


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .3      .8    37*     3.0     2.6   115
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .7     2.5    28      4.3     3.6   119
 OLD BATTLE               9920     2.9     4.5    64      5.4     5.0   108
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .2     1.0    20*     3.1     3.1   100
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .7     2.8    25*     3.7     4.1    90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     41*                   106


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     1.0     1.8    56      2.2     2.5    88
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900     2.3     2.8    82*     2.9     3.3    88
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .7     1.2    58*     1.6     1.9    84
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     1.4     1.5    93      2.4     2.6    92
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.0     1.9   105      3.1     2.5   124
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     1.1     1.2    92*     2.4     2.2   109
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     1.6     1.6   100*     2.3     2.6    88
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .6     1.1    55*     1.5     2.1    71
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     1.3     1.4    93*     1.9     2.4    79
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.3     2.6    88*     3.1     3.8    82
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     2.3     2.3   100*     3.6     3.3   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     86*                    92


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .8      .8   100*     1.9     2.0    95
 HEWINTA                  9500      .5     1.1    45*     1.9     3.1    61
 HICKERSON PARK           9100      .0      .7     0*     1.5     2.1    71
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .3      .8    37      1.8     2.0    90
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     2.7     2.7   100*     3.3     3.7    89
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.3     1.6    81*     2.6     3.0    87
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100      .8     2.2    36      2.4     3.1    77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65*                    81


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     1.1     1.8    61*     2.6     3.2    81
 HAYDEN FORK              9100      -M     1.4      *      -M     3.3      *
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.3     1.6    81*     2.6     3.0    87
 LILY LAKE                9050      .9     1.4    64*     1.9     3.2    59
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     1.3     2.4    54*     3.1     3.9    79
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .8      .8   100*     2.3     2.7    85
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     1.6     2.8    57      2.5     3.8    66
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65*                    76

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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.