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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 10 , 2006
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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    11.7     9.6   122     15.5    11.7   132
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    15.1    11.1   136     18.2    15.0   121
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    11.9     9.0   132     14.5    10.7   136
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    19.8    17.1   116     24.5    19.5   126
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      -M     7.7      *      -M     7.1      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    22.3    17.2   130     24.6    19.6   126
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    18.2    14.3   127     19.7    15.2   130
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     9.2     6.5   142     11.6    10.0   116
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      -M     9.2      *      -M    12.3      *
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    18.3    13.9   132     17.0    14.5   117
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      -M     8.8      *      -M    10.1      *
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      -M    13.2      *      -M    13.4      *
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    21.1    15.1   140     16.2    15.0   108
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    18.3    16.0   114     22.8    17.3   132
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    128                    124


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    13.4    13.0   103     11.4    11.2   102
 BLACK BEAR               8170      -M    19.9      *      -M    20.1      *
 CANYON                   8090      -M     7.0      *      -M     8.7      *
 FISHER CREEK             9100    22.8    18.8   121     22.0    19.3   114
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    14.6    12.8   114       -M    13.9      *
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     5.2     5.9    88      7.6     7.1   107
 PARKER PEAK              9400    11.2    11.9    94     10.7     9.0   119
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      -M    11.9      *      -M    12.1      *
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      -M     8.8      *      -M    10.1      *
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    21.1    15.1   140     16.2    15.0   108
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     8.5     8.6    99     13.9    11.0   126
 WHITE MILL               8700    14.4    12.8   112     13.9    14.4    97
 WOLVERINE                7650     5.6     6.7    84      5.3     7.6    70
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    107


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     8.0     7.9   101      9.9     9.0   110
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     2.7     5.0    54      5.2     6.1    85
 DEER PARK                9700    10.1     8.2   123     12.6    11.9   106
 HOBBS PARK              10100     5.8     8.4    69      6.8     6.9    99
 LITTLE WARM              9370     4.9     6.1    80      7.1     7.4    96
 SOUTH PASS               9040     9.4     9.2   102     10.6    10.1   105
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     1.5     4.1    37      3.7     4.9    76
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      -M    13.2      *      -M    13.4      *
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     3.3     4.8    69      6.0     6.4    94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                     99


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     9.2    11.0    84      7.4     9.5    78
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     3.3     2.9   114      5.1     4.8   106
 BLACKWATER               9780    12.3    13.3    92     11.0    11.8    93
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     7.9     8.8    90      7.8     8.0    98
 EVENING STAR             9200    14.2    15.7    90     16.4    14.3   115
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.2     4.6   113      7.4     5.3   140
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.2     6.5    95      6.7     6.4   105
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.0     5.3    19      5.1     5.6    91
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     7.2     6.0   120      6.5     7.2    90
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.3     2.9    45      3.5     3.1   113
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     5.5     5.9    93      7.0     6.7   104
 SHELL CREEK              9580     7.4     8.1    91      7.1     7.5    95
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      -M    11.9      *      -M    12.1      *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.8     7.1    82     10.3    11.0    94
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .9     3.2    28      3.2     3.9    82
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     8.3     9.1    91     11.3     9.1   124
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     87                    101


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    12.3    13.3    92     11.0    11.8    93
 EVENING STAR             9200    14.2    15.7    90     16.4    14.3   115
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.2     6.5    95      6.7     6.4   105
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.0     5.3    19      5.1     5.6    91
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      -M    11.9      *      -M    12.1      *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.8     7.1    82     10.3    11.0    94
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     8.3     9.1    91     11.3     9.1   124
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                    104


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     3.3     2.9   114      5.1     4.8   106
 BIG GOOSE                7990     3.4     4.9    69      5.5     4.8   115
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     7.9     8.8    90      7.8     8.0    98
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     6.0     6.1    98      7.4     6.6   112
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     6.9     6.5   106      7.1     6.9   103
 DOME LAKE                8880     6.1     6.7    91      6.8     7.4    92
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.2     4.6   113      7.4     5.3   140
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      -M     3.6      *      -M     4.6      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     7.2     6.0   120      6.5     7.2    90
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     5.5     5.9    93      7.0     6.7   104
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     6.1     5.8   105      8.7     7.3   119
 TIE CREEK                6870     3.2     3.1   103      6.9     5.6   123
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99                    108


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     4.5     4.1   110      6.7     6.7   100
 COLE CANYON              5910     2.8     3.3    85      5.1      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     3.6     3.8    95      5.0     5.6    89
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                     95


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    18.5    11.8   157     20.8    13.0   160
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    10.3    10.4    99     13.5    11.1   122
 ELK RIVER                8700    11.0     8.7   126     13.1    10.0   131
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    13.8    10.9   127     17.3    13.1   132
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130      -M    14.9      *      -M    13.3      *
 OLD BATTLE               9920    22.1    16.1   137     25.3    17.9   141
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     6.4     6.0   107      9.2     6.4   144
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     7.7     5.7   135     11.3     8.7   130
 TOWER                   10500      -M    23.3      *      -M    20.1      *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250      -M    12.8      *      -M    14.5      *
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     6.6     6.1   108      8.6     7.0   123
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    127                    137


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220    14.3    12.2   117     11.9    11.3   105
 CASPER MTN.              7850     7.5     7.5   100     10.0     7.7   130
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     9.2     8.5   108     10.9     8.7   125
 DEER PARK                9700    10.1     8.2   123     12.6    11.9   106
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     4.8     5.9    81      5.8     6.8    85
 RENO HILL                8500     8.0     7.2   111      9.6     7.8   123
 ROACH                    9700     9.2     8.4   110     11.8     9.4   126
 SAND LAKE               10050    19.7    16.4   120     19.2    12.8   150
 SOUTH PASS               9040     9.4     9.2   102     10.6    10.1   105
 WINDY PEAK               7900     3.1     3.8    82      5.1     5.9    86
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    109                    116


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     7.9     5.2   152     10.4     7.9   132
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    10.3    10.4    99     13.5    11.1   122
 OLD BATTLE               9920    22.1    16.1   137     25.3    17.9   141
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     8.5     6.6   129     13.9     9.9   140
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      -M    13.2      *      -M    15.0      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    127                    135


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     8.9     7.7   116      9.5     7.3   130
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900    15.2    14.8   103     12.7    12.3   103
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     6.3     6.7    94      7.1     6.5   109
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     8.5     7.0   121      9.3     7.3   127
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      -M     7.7      *      -M     7.1      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     8.2     7.7   106      9.4     7.7   122
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    10.8     9.0   120     11.6     9.3   125
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     6.3     6.0   105      6.5     6.5   100
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    10.4     7.7   135     10.4     8.8   118
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    18.3    13.9   132     17.0    14.5   117
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    16.8    13.3   126     17.7    12.7   139
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    117                    120


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     8.4     6.3   133      8.4     6.6   127
 HEWINTA                  9500      -M     4.8      *      -M     7.7      *
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     1.3     3.4    38      3.8     4.5    84
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      -M     3.1      *      -M     4.2      *
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    17.6    14.0   126     15.7    13.5   116
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    11.6     8.5   136     13.1    11.2   117
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     8.3     7.4   112      9.7     8.3   117
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    119                    115


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    13.2     9.7   136     12.3    10.3   119
 HAYDEN FORK              9100      -M     7.3      *      -M    11.0      *
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    11.6     8.5   136     13.1    11.2   117
 LILY LAKE                9050     7.8     6.3   124      9.5     9.4   101
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    17.4    13.1   133     18.2    13.4   136
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     9.2     6.5   142     11.6    10.0   116
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    17.9    12.0   149     18.1    12.5   145
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    137                    124

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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.