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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 THURSDAY: SEPTEMBER 28 , 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      .0      .0   100*    35.0    33.0   106
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .0      .0   100*    42.7    42.7   100
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .0      .0   100*    31.3    30.5   103
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .1      .0      *    55.6    53.6   104
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0      .0   100*    19.9    24.8    80
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850      -M      .0      *    52.1    53.2    98
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .0      .0   100*    46.0    43.6   106
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*    27.3    29.5    93
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100*    35.3    35.1   101
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .2      .0      *    40.4    39.2   103
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0      .0   100*    26.9    30.4    88
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .1      .0      *    34.7    40.5    86
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      .0      .0   100*    41.8    44.9    93
 WILLOW CREEK             8450      .1      .0      *    56.8    51.5   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                    99


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275      .6      .3   200*    28.9    35.0    83
 BLACK BEAR               8170      .3      .3   100*    66.6    59.5   112
 CANYON                   8090      .2      .1   200*    28.0    27.5   102
 FISHER CREEK             9100      .0      .2     0*    53.0    58.0    91
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      .2      .2   100*    45.4    41.9   108
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .0   100*    21.3    25.8    83
 PARKER PEAK              9400      .1      .4    25*    28.6    30.8    93
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .3     0*    34.6    37.1    93
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0      .0   100*    26.9    30.4    88
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      .0      .0   100*    41.8    44.9    93
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .0      .1     0*      -M    35.0      *
 WHITE MILL               8700      .0      .2     0*    35.9    45.2    79
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .0   100*    18.3    25.5    72
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     67*                    93


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .0      .2     0*    21.8    29.7    73
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0      .2     0*      -M    23.8      *
 DEER PARK                9700      .4      .2   200*    29.5    37.8    78
 HOBBS PARK              10100     1.5      .3   500*      -M    28.3      *
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .0      .2     0*    18.0    27.3    66
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0      .1     0*    25.2    31.8    79
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0      .1     0*    11.1    21.4    52
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .1      .0      *    34.7    40.5    86
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .3      .0      *    17.1    25.4    67
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    146*                    74


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     2.4      .5   480*    23.5    33.8    70
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .1     0*    15.1    21.2    71
 BLACKWATER               9780      .3      .5    60*    30.1    38.4    78
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     2.7      .4   675*    27.0    32.0    84
 EVENING STAR             9200      .3      .4    75*    41.2    44.1    93
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.1      .1  1100*    20.2    22.7    89
 KIRWIN                   9550      .3      .3   100*    19.7    27.1    73
 MARQUETTE                8760      .1      .4    25*    13.9    27.1    51
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     2.7      .2  1350*    19.9    26.2    76
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0      .2     0*    10.8    17.9    60
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .2      .3    67*    21.5    27.3    79
 SHELL CREEK              9580     3.4      .6   567*    24.5    29.2    84
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .3     0*    34.6    37.1    93
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .2      .0      *    25.2    30.1    84
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0      .0   100*    12.1    21.9    55
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .0      .1     0*    25.4    31.1    82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    307*                    78


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780      .3      .5    60*    30.1    38.4    78
 EVENING STAR             9200      .3      .4    75*    41.2    44.1    93
 KIRWIN                   9550      .3      .3   100*    19.7    27.1    73
 MARQUETTE                8760      .1      .4    25*    13.9    27.1    51
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .3     0*    34.6    37.1    93
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .2      .0      *    25.2    30.1    84
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .0      .1     0*    25.4    31.1    82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     50*                    81


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .1     0*    15.1    21.2    71
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .8      .0      *    20.0    22.8    88
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     2.7      .4   675*    27.0    32.0    84
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     1.7      .3   567*    21.9    26.5    83
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     1.3      .1  1300*    24.9    31.0    80
 DOME LAKE                8880     1.3      .3   433*    24.3    28.9    84
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.1      .1  1100*    20.2    22.7    89
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .2      .1   200*    15.7    22.1    71
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     2.7      .2  1350*    19.9    26.2    76
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .2      .3    67*    21.5    27.3    79
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     2.4      .2  1200*    27.0    30.0    90
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      .0   100*    21.1    24.9    85
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    648*                    82


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      -M      .0      *    31.3    26.6   118
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0      .0   100*    23.8      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      -M      .0      *    27.7    24.9   111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   115


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160      .0      .0   100*    49.8    37.9   131
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .0      .1     0*    34.8    33.2   105
 ELK RIVER                8700      .3      .0      *    32.7    32.2   102
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     1.1      .1  1100*    45.2    44.7   101
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     1.3      .1  1300*    47.4    42.3   112
 OLD BATTLE               9920     2.0      .2  1000*    58.6    51.3   114
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .2      .0      *    22.7    19.2   118
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .0      .0   100*    25.9    30.9    84
 TOWER                   10500     2.5      .1  2500*    70.3    58.2   121
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250      .0      .1     0*    47.4    41.5   114
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .5      .0      *    22.4    26.2    85
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    986*                   109


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220      .3      .2   150*    32.1    38.3    84
 CASPER MTN.              7850      -M      .0      *    27.9    30.1    93
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     1.0      .2   500*    28.9    31.5    92
 DEER PARK                9700      .4      .2   200*    29.5    37.8    78
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .1      .0      *    20.2    27.4    74
 RENO HILL                8500      -M      .0      *    29.6    31.1    95
 ROACH                    9700      .5      .0      *    31.2    33.4    93
 SAND LAKE               10050     2.1      .3   700*    43.9    41.6   106
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0      .1     0*    25.2    31.8    79
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .1      .0      *      -M    23.8      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    380*                    89


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .2      .0      *    25.4    25.3   100
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .0      .1     0*    34.8    33.2   105
 OLD BATTLE               9920     2.0      .2  1000*    58.6    51.3   114
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      -M      .0      *      -M    30.6      *
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .5      .0      *    51.8    44.7   116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    667*                   110


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080      .0      .0   100*    20.7    24.6    84
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900      .3      .0      *    29.2    34.2    85
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .4      .0      *    16.5    21.2    78
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .0      .0   100*    21.5    26.2    82
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0      .0   100*    19.9    24.8    80
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0      .0   100*    21.0    23.9    88
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .0      .0   100*    26.1    28.9    90
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0      .0   100*    16.3    21.9    74
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .0      .0   100*    22.1    24.8    89
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .2      .0      *    40.4    39.2   103
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .0      .0   100*    39.4    38.3   103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                    89


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .0      .0   100*    21.6    21.7   100
 HEWINTA                  9500      -M      .0      *      -M    27.7      *
 HICKERSON PARK           9100      .1      .0      *    18.9    19.3    98
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .0   100*    19.1    19.2    99
 INDIAN CREEK             9425      .0      .0   100*    39.8    38.0   105
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*    29.9    31.2    96
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100      -M      .2      *      -M    30.7      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   100


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .3      .2   150*    33.7    30.2   112
 HAYDEN FORK              9100      .0      .1     0*    39.9    35.5   112
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*    29.9    31.2    96
 LILY LAKE                9050      .0      .1     0*    28.3    30.5    93
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .0      .2     0*    48.9    40.1   122
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*    27.3    29.5    93
 TRIAL LAKE               9960      .0      .3     0*    41.6    41.6   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     33*                   105

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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.