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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 FRIDAY: OCTOBER 13 , 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      .1     0*     1.2      .8   150
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .0      .1     0*     1.3     1.2   108
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .0      .1     0*     1.9      .7   271
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .1      .3    33*     2.7     1.4   193
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .6      .5   120*     1.7      .7   243
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850      -M      .1      *      -M     1.3      *
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .0      .2     0*     1.7     1.0   170
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*     1.3      .8   162
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100*     1.9      .9   211
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .0      .3     0*     1.1     1.0   110
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0      .1     0*     1.4      .8   175
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .8      .9    89*     1.3     1.1   118
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      .0     1.0     0*     1.4     1.2   117
 WILLOW CREEK             8450      .1      .3    33*     1.6     1.5   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     41*                   156


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275      .5     1.2    42*     1.2      .9   133
 BLACK BEAR               8170      .3      .7    43*     2.8     1.4   200
 CANYON                   8090      .2      .2   100*     1.8      .7   257
 FISHER CREEK             9100      .5      .9    56*     2.1     1.3   162
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      .2      .4    50*     1.9     1.0   190
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .1     0*     2.0      .6   333
 PARKER PEAK              9400      .5     1.1    45*     1.5      .9   167
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .8     0*     2.6     1.0   260
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0      .1     0*     1.4      .8   175
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      .0     1.0     0*     1.4     1.2   117
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .1      .1   100*      -M      .9      *
 WHITE MILL               8700      .3      .6    50*     1.9     1.1   173
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .1     0*     1.1      .7   157
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     36*                   187


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      -M      .3      *      -M      .7      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .1      .2    50*      .7      .8    87
 DEER PARK                9700      .1      .7    14*     1.3     1.0   130
 HOBBS PARK              10100      .2      .6    33*      .4      .9    44
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .3      .4    75*      .6      .7    86
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0      .4     0*     1.3      .9   144
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .1      .1   100*      .6      .7    86
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .8      .9    89*     1.3     1.1   118
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .3      .3   100*     1.2      .9   133
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     53*                   106


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     2.4     1.4   171*     1.5     1.0   150
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .3      .2   150*      .6      .7    86
 BLACKWATER               9780      .5     1.4    36*     1.3     1.1   118
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     2.2     1.2   183*     1.2     1.0   120
 EVENING STAR             9200      .6     1.1    55*     1.6     1.1   145
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .2      .2   100*      .4      .9    44
 KIRWIN                   9550      .6      .7    86*     1.1      .7   157
 MARQUETTE                8760      .1      .8    12*      .8      .9    89
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .5      .5   100*      .7     1.0    70
 OWL CREEK                8975      .8      .3   267*     1.3      .5   260
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .3      .5    60*      .8      .8   100
 SHELL CREEK              9580     2.8     1.5   187*     1.1      .8   138
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .8     0*     2.6     1.0   260
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .2      .1   200*     1.7      .9   189
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0      .1     0*     1.1      .7   157
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .3      .5    60*     1.0      .7   143
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    104*                   136


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780      .5     1.4    36*     1.3     1.1   118
 EVENING STAR             9200      .6     1.1    55*     1.6     1.1   145
 KIRWIN                   9550      .6      .7    86*     1.1      .7   157
 MARQUETTE                8760      .1      .8    12*      .8      .9    89
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .8     0*     2.6     1.0   260
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .2      .1   200*     1.7      .9   189
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .3      .5    60*     1.0      .7   143
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     43*                   158


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .3      .2   150*      .6      .7    86
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .0      .3     0*      .3      .9    33
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     2.2     1.2   183*     1.2     1.0   120
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .3      .6    50*     1.2      .9   133
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860      .3      .4    75*      .7     1.0    70
 DOME LAKE                8880      .2      .6    33*      .8     1.0    80
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .2      .2   100*      .4      .9    44
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .3      .2   150*      .3      .7    43
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .5      .5   100*      .7     1.0    70
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .3      .5    60*      .8      .8   100
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .6      .5   120*     1.1     1.0   110
 TIE CREEK                6870      .2      .0      *     1.5     1.0   150
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100*                    88


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      -M      .0      *      .3     1.0    30
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0      .0   100*      .6      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .1     0*      .2     1.0    20
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0*                    25


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160      .0      .0   100*     1.4     1.0   140
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .1      .6    17*     1.6     1.1   145
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0      .1     0*     1.0      .9   111
 JOE WRIGHT              10120      .0      .7     0*      .6     1.4    43
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130      .2     1.2    17*     1.4     1.4   100
 OLD BATTLE               9920      .6     1.0    60*     1.9     1.4   136
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .2      .3    67*     1.5      .6   250
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .0      .2     0*      .4     1.0    40
 TOWER                   10500      .2      .9    22*     1.9     1.6   119
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250      .1      .4    25*     1.8     1.2   150
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .0      .3     0*      .0      .8     0
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     25*                   109


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220      .5      .8    62*      .9     1.0    90
 CASPER MTN.              7850      .2      .5    40*      .5     1.0    50
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      -M      .8      *      .3     1.0    30
 DEER PARK                9700      .1      .7    14*     1.3     1.0   130
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .1      .3    33*      .3      .8    37
 RENO HILL                8500      .2      .6    33*      .6     1.0    60
 ROACH                    9700      .1      .3    33*      .7      .9    78
 SAND LAKE               10050      .3     1.2    25*     1.2     1.2   100
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0      .4     0*     1.3      .9   144
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .2      .1   200*      .3      .7    43
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     35*                    78


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .0   100*     1.0      .8   125
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .1      .6    17*     1.6     1.1   145
 OLD BATTLE               9920      .6     1.0    60*     1.9     1.4   136
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .1     0*     1.1      .9   122
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .0      .4     0*     1.3     1.2   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     33*                   128


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080      .1      .3    33*     1.0      .7   143
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900      .1      .3    33*     1.3      .9   144
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0      .0   100*     1.3      .5   260
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .0      .2     0*     1.6      .8   200
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .6      .5   120*     1.7      .7   243
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0      .0   100*     1.5      .6   250
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .0      .2     0*     1.6      .7   229
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0      .0   100*     1.0      .6   167
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .0      .1     0*      .7      .7   100
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .0      .3     0*     1.1     1.0   110
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .1      .2    50*     1.1      .9   122
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     43*                   172


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .0      .0   100*      .9      .6   150
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0      .3     0*     1.6     1.0   160
 HICKERSON PARK           9100      .1      .0      *      .8      .7   114
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .0   100*     1.3      .7   186
 INDIAN CREEK             9425      .0      .3     0*     1.0     1.0   100
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .2     0*      .9      .9   100
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100      .1      .7    14*     1.5      .9   167
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      7*                   138


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .2      .5    40*     1.1      .9   122
 HAYDEN FORK              9100      .0      .4     0*     2.5     1.0   250
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .2     0*      .9      .9   100
 LILY LAKE                9050      .0      .4     0*     1.5     1.0   150
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .0      .6     0*     2.0     1.1   182
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*     1.3      .8   162
 TRIAL LAKE               9960      .0      .7     0*     2.5     1.1   227
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      7*                   174

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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.