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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 25 , 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    18.0    15.5   116     22.5    18.1   124
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    24.4    17.8   137     26.8    22.4   120
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    18.4    15.6   118     20.6    16.9   122
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    31.6    28.6   110     35.0    30.1   116
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    10.0    11.2    89     10.6    10.5   101
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    34.8    28.8   121     34.0    30.6   111
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    26.9    23.1   116     27.9    23.9   117
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    13.6    11.8   115     16.4    15.3   107
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    17.6    16.0   110     22.8    18.9   121
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    27.0    21.5   126       -M    21.9      *
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    14.9    14.9   100     15.6    15.5   101
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    21.1    20.2   104     22.2    20.1   110
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    30.7    22.7   135     24.3    22.7   107
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    29.1    24.6   118     33.5    26.3   127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    117                    115


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    19.1    19.3    99     16.8    16.7   101
 BLACK BEAR               8170    40.9    31.8   129       -M    32.3      *
 CANYON                   8090    12.1    11.0   110     14.9    12.7   117
 FISHER CREEK             9100    34.8    28.7   121       -M    29.7      *
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    21.6    20.2   107     25.2    21.4   118
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     8.9     9.4    95     10.7    10.5   102
 PARKER PEAK              9400    15.9    17.7    90     14.4    13.3   108
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.8    18.2    81     18.7    17.5   107
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    14.9    14.9   100     15.6    15.5   101
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    30.7    22.7   135     24.3    22.7   107
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    12.8    13.9    92     18.9    16.9   112
 WHITE MILL               8700    22.1    19.7   112       -M    22.1      *
 WOLVERINE                7650     8.5    10.3    83      8.2    10.9    75
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    108                    106


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    11.9    12.2    98     14.0    13.4   104
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     4.2     7.0    60      6.7     8.2    82
 DEER PARK                9700    13.6    14.2    96     16.8    17.3    97
 HOBBS PARK              10100     8.0    11.6    69      8.8     9.7    91
 LITTLE WARM              9370     7.2     9.2    78      9.7    10.6    92
 SOUTH PASS               9040    13.4    13.6    99     14.3    14.6    98
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     2.4     5.7    42      4.9     6.8    72
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    21.1    20.2   104     22.2    20.1   110
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     4.9     6.7    73      7.7     8.7    89
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     86                     96


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    12.7    15.6    81      9.9    13.8    72
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.6     4.2   110      6.4     6.3   102
 BLACKWATER               9780    18.8    19.8    95     17.0    16.8   101
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    11.1    12.8    87     11.2    11.3    99
 EVENING STAR             9200    21.5    24.2    89     24.0    21.2   113
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     7.7     7.1   108      9.6     7.6   126
 KIRWIN                   9550     8.2     8.9    92      9.0     9.0   100
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.6     6.7    24      6.1     7.3    84
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    10.3     8.7   118      8.8     9.4    94
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.4     4.0    60      4.5     4.3   105
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     8.2     8.5    96      9.6     9.8    98
 SHELL CREEK              9580    11.4    11.5    99     10.6    10.6   100
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.8    18.2    81     18.7    17.5   107
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     9.2    11.1    83     14.2    15.3    93
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.6     4.1    39      4.1     5.3    77
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      -M    14.2      *    15.2    13.3   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     87                    100


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    18.8    19.8    95     17.0    16.8   101
 EVENING STAR             9200    21.5    24.2    89     24.0    21.2   113
 KIRWIN                   9550     8.2     8.9    92      9.0     9.0   100
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.6     6.7    24      6.1     7.3    84
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.8    18.2    81     18.7    17.5   107
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     9.2    11.1    83     14.2    15.3    93
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      -M    14.2      *    15.2    13.3   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                    104


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.6     4.2   110      6.4     6.3   102
 BIG GOOSE                7990     5.0     7.4    68      7.1     6.6   108
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    11.1    12.8    87     11.2    11.3    99
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     7.8     8.7    90      9.1     9.3    98
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    10.5     9.7   108      9.6     9.6   100
 DOME LAKE                8880     8.5     9.3    91      9.2    10.0    92
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     7.7     7.1   108      9.6     7.6   126
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.3     5.0    66      5.2     6.2    84
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    10.3     8.7   118      8.8     9.4    94
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     8.2     8.5    96      9.6     9.8    98
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     8.3     8.8    94     11.0    10.3   107
 TIE CREEK                6870     4.2     4.8    88      8.3     7.7   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    101


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     6.7     6.8    99      9.3     9.1   102
 COLE CANYON              5910     4.5     4.9    92      7.7      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     5.7     6.5    88      7.1     7.3    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                    100


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    26.7    21.2   126     29.1    20.3   143
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    14.7    15.2    97     17.5    16.5   106
 ELK RIVER                8700    16.3    15.6   104     17.4    15.6   112
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    18.0    16.8   107     21.9    19.6   112
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    28.1    22.0   128     26.7    19.7   136
 OLD BATTLE               9920    30.5    25.4   120     33.7    27.6   122
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    10.4     8.8   118     12.3     9.6   128
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     9.8     9.6   102     14.1    13.0   108
 TOWER                   10500    44.2    36.5   121       -M    31.0      *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    22.1    20.5   108     27.8    21.5   129
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    10.6     9.3   114     11.2    10.1   111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    115                    122


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220    20.6    18.5   111     17.6    17.0   104
 CASPER MTN.              7850    13.5    11.0   123     14.8    10.8   137
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    12.8    12.6   102     14.2    12.9   110
 DEER PARK                9700    13.6    14.2    96     16.8    17.3    97
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     8.4     8.6    98      9.2     9.7    95
 RENO HILL                8500    13.0    10.1   129     14.4    11.2   129
 ROACH                    9700    12.2    13.5    90     15.2    14.4   106
 SAND LAKE               10050    26.6    24.3   109     25.4    18.8   135
 SOUTH PASS               9040    13.4    13.6    99     14.3    14.6    98
 WINDY PEAK               7900     5.7     5.8    98      7.7     8.3    93
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                    111


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    11.3     9.4   120     13.5    12.0   112
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    14.7    15.2    97     17.5    16.5   106
 OLD BATTLE               9920    30.5    25.4   120     33.7    27.6   122
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    12.5    12.1   103     18.1    15.2   119
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    31.3    23.0   136     29.7    22.8   130
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    118                    120


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    12.4    11.7   106     12.7    11.0   115
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900    23.8    22.4   106     18.3    18.6    98
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     9.6    10.6    91     10.1     9.9   102
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    11.7    10.8   108     12.5    10.6   118
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    10.0    11.2    89     10.6    10.5   101
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    12.8    12.0   107     13.7    12.1   113
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    16.2    14.0   116     17.1    14.4   119
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     9.6     9.3   103      9.4     9.4   100
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    15.2    12.0   127     14.7    13.3   111
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    27.0    21.5   126       -M    21.9      *
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    25.8    20.2   128     26.5    20.1   132
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    112                    112


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840    12.9    10.6   122     12.0    10.1   119
 HEWINTA                  9500     9.2     8.7   106     12.3    11.3   109
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     3.1     5.6    55      5.5     6.1    90
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     5.5     5.5   100      6.3     5.7   111
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    26.2    21.6   121       -M    20.5      *
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    17.1    13.5   127     19.0    16.7   114
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    12.6    12.2   103     13.9    12.5   111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    111


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    20.8    16.5   126     18.3    15.7   117
 HAYDEN FORK              9100    16.9    12.7   133     19.9    16.6   120
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    17.1    13.5   127     19.0    16.7   114
 LILY LAKE                9050    11.5    10.4   111     13.3    13.9    96
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    26.2    23.8   110     25.7    20.5   125
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    13.6    11.8   115     16.4    15.3   107
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    23.6    19.9   119     23.3    19.8   118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    119                    115

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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.