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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 WEDNESDAY: MARCH 29 , 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    20.8    18.0   116     24.8    21.4   116
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    28.9    23.7   122     30.6    27.3   112
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    20.9    18.5   113     22.8    19.8   115
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    37.6    35.5   106     41.2    35.9   115
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    12.1    14.1    86     12.5    12.8    98
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    40.8    35.3   116     38.7    36.6   106
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    33.2    28.7   116     33.3    28.9   115
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    16.2    14.4   112     19.0    18.7   102
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    21.2    19.0   112     25.8    22.2   116
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    30.7    26.5   116       -M    26.4      *
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    18.8    18.9    99     18.6    18.8    99
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    24.2    24.8    98     25.1    24.5   102
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    34.6    27.9   124     28.1    27.6   102
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    34.6    30.1   115     38.8    32.1   121
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    112                    110


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    21.1    23.3    91     18.6    20.0    93
 BLACK BEAR               8170    47.5    39.2   121       -M    40.2      *
 CANYON                   8090    14.3    13.7   104     16.9    15.3   110
 FISHER CREEK             9100    38.5    34.9   110     36.5    36.2   101
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    26.5    25.1   106     31.4    26.6   118
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350    10.0    11.2    89     12.1    12.6    96
 PARKER PEAK              9400    18.1    21.5    84     16.4    16.1   102
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    17.7    22.4    79     21.5    20.8   103
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    18.8    18.9    99     18.6    18.8    99
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    34.6    27.9   124     28.1    27.6   102
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    15.8    17.1    92     22.7    20.8   109
 WHITE MILL               8700    25.1    24.2   104     22.9    26.9    85
 WOLVERINE                7650     8.3    11.5    72      9.0    12.7    71
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    102                    100


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    13.7    14.6    94     15.7    16.1    98
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     5.8     8.8    66      8.5    10.5    81
 DEER PARK                9700    16.8    16.8   100     20.1    21.7    93
 HOBBS PARK              10100    10.9    14.7    74     11.5    12.6    91
 LITTLE WARM              9370     9.2    11.8    78     11.6    13.2    88
 SOUTH PASS               9040    16.0    16.5    97     16.5    18.3    90
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     3.9     7.3    53      6.5     8.7    75
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    24.2    24.8    98     25.1    24.5   102
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     6.5     8.6    76      9.3    11.4    82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     86                     91


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    14.7    19.5    75     12.0    17.2    70
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     6.0     5.1   118      7.7     8.1    95
 BLACKWATER               9780    21.7    24.4    89     19.6    20.4    96
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    13.6    16.0    85     14.3    14.4    99
 EVENING STAR             9200    24.3    29.6    82     26.8    25.1   107
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     9.4     9.2   102     11.2     9.5   118
 KIRWIN                   9550     9.6    11.3    85     10.5    11.1    95
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.5     8.8    28      7.2     9.6    75
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    12.3    11.5   107      9.7    12.1    80
 OWL CREEK                8975     3.2     5.4    59      5.9     5.8   102
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     9.5    10.7    89     11.3    12.2    93
 SHELL CREEK              9580    13.5    14.6    92     12.5    13.1    95
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    17.7    22.4    79     21.5    20.8   103
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    10.2    12.8    80     16.0    17.6    91
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     2.3     5.6    41      4.8     7.2    67
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    14.0    17.0    82     17.0    16.0   106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     82                     94


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    21.7    24.4    89     19.6    20.4    96
 EVENING STAR             9200    24.3    29.6    82     26.8    25.1   107
 KIRWIN                   9550     9.6    11.3    85     10.5    11.1    95
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.5     8.8    28      7.2     9.6    75
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    17.7    22.4    79     21.5    20.8   103
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    10.2    12.8    80     16.0    17.6    91
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    14.0    17.0    82     17.0    16.0   106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     79                     98


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     6.0     5.1   118      7.7     8.1    95
 BIG GOOSE                7990     6.5    10.3    63      8.8     8.3   106
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    13.6    16.0    85     14.3    14.4    99
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     9.5    11.4    83     10.7    11.9    90
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    12.8    13.1    98     12.1    12.6    96
 DOME LAKE                8880    10.1    12.2    83     10.8    12.9    84
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     9.4     9.2   102     11.2     9.5   118
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     5.1     6.4    80      7.2     8.0    90
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    12.3    11.5   107      9.7    12.1    80
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     9.5    10.7    89     11.3    12.2    93
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    10.1    11.5    88     13.2    13.3    99
 TIE CREEK                6870     5.2     6.0    87      9.5     9.7    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                     95


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     7.9     8.6    92     10.5    10.9    96
 COLE CANYON              5910     5.6     6.1    92      9.2      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     7.1     8.2    87      8.8     8.5   104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                     99


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    31.0    24.8   125     32.8    24.9   132
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    19.3    19.6    98     21.5    20.4   105
 ELK RIVER                8700    20.7    19.3   107     20.7    19.4   107
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    21.4    21.1   101     25.4    24.4   104
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    33.6    28.8   117     31.7    24.4   130
 OLD BATTLE               9920    36.7    31.8   115     40.7    34.2   119
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    13.4    11.4   118     14.2    11.9   119
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    12.9    12.9   100     16.6    16.1   103
 TOWER                   10500    50.1    45.0   111     46.7    38.0   123
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    28.3    26.0   109     33.7    26.3   128
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    11.9    11.8   101     13.3    12.7   105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    118


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220    25.4    23.4   109     22.0    21.7   101
 CASPER MTN.              7850    16.5    14.2   116     16.4    14.1   116
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    16.3    16.0   102     17.8    16.6   107
 DEER PARK                9700    16.8    16.8   100     20.1    21.7    93
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    10.2    10.8    94     11.5    12.3    93
 RENO HILL                8500    15.3    13.9   110     16.8    14.7   114
 ROACH                    9700    16.5    16.9    98     19.4    18.3   106
 SAND LAKE               10050    32.0    32.0   100     30.6    23.7   129
 SOUTH PASS               9040    16.0    16.5    97     16.5    18.3    90
 WINDY PEAK               7900     7.7     7.9    97     10.0    10.4    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    103                    105


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    13.4    11.0   122     16.2    15.6   104
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    19.3    19.6    98     21.5    20.4   105
 OLD BATTLE               9920    36.7    31.8   115     40.7    34.2   119
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    15.7    14.7   107     21.0    18.5   114
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    40.1    29.9   134     33.6    28.3   119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    117                    114


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    14.9    14.5   103     14.9    13.3   112
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900    28.1    27.8   101     21.2    22.2    95
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    10.8    13.1    82     11.3    12.0    94
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    13.8    13.4   103     14.5    13.2   110
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    12.1    14.1    86     12.5    12.8    98
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    14.6    14.5   101     14.9    14.5   103
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    19.1    17.3   110     19.2    17.3   111
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    10.7    11.2    96     10.2    11.2    91
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    18.6    14.5   128     17.1    16.0   107
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    30.7    26.5   116       -M    26.4      *
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    30.7    24.8   124     30.7    24.7   124
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                    106


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840    16.0    12.0   133     14.0    12.1   116
 HEWINTA                  9500    12.7    11.8   108     14.7    14.4   102
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     5.5     7.5    73      7.7     7.8    99
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     7.3     7.1   103      8.3     7.3   114
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    31.3    27.7   113       -M    25.3      *
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    20.4    16.8   121     22.0    20.3   108
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    15.6    15.6   100     16.9    16.0   106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    110                    107


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    25.3    20.8   122     22.5    19.2   117
 HAYDEN FORK              9100    21.5    16.3   132     24.5    20.8   118
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    20.4    16.8   121     22.0    20.3   108
 LILY LAKE                9050    15.2    13.2   115     16.3    17.3    94
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    35.1    29.7   118     32.1    25.3   127
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    16.2    14.4   112     19.0    18.7   102
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    29.8    24.9   120     27.5    24.7   111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    120                    112

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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.