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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: NOVEMBER 7 , 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      .5     1.3    38*     3.1     2.9   107
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     2.3     1.6   144*     3.9     4.1    95
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .2     1.0    20*     3.0     2.5   120
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     2.6     2.5   104*     7.8     4.7   166
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.0     1.8   111      2.8     2.4   117
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     2.8     2.4   117*     6.5     4.6   141
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     1.7     2.3    74*     4.5     3.5   129
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .5      .7    71*     2.5     2.6    96
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .3     1.2    25*     5.7     3.1   184
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     1.9     2.5    76*     3.0     3.6    83
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .3     1.4    21*     2.7     2.8    96
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     3.7     3.5   106      4.5     3.8   118
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     3.2     4.1    78      4.0     4.2    95
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     2.3     2.9    79*     4.8     4.9    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83*                   118


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275     2.7     3.6    75      3.0     2.9   103
 BLACK BEAR               8170     3.7     4.0    92*     6.6     5.0   132
 CANYON                   8090     1.2     1.1   109*     3.3     2.5   132
 FISHER CREEK             9100     4.1     3.9   105      6.2     4.7   132
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     1.3     2.4    54*     3.8     3.5   109
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .2      .6    33*     3.9     2.1   186
 PARKER PEAK              9400     2.7     3.4    79      3.8     3.0   127
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.2     2.8    79      5.1     3.6   142
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .3     1.4    21*     2.7     2.8    96
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     3.2     4.1    78      4.0     4.2    95
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .2     1.3    15*     3.7     3.0   123
 WHITE MILL               8700     3.3     2.9   114      5.0     3.8   132
 WOLVERINE                7650      .3      .9    33*     2.5     2.4   104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     78*                   123


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     2.3     1.5   153      3.1     2.3   135
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .9     1.5    60      1.7     2.4    71
 DEER PARK                9700     1.8     3.1    58      3.0     3.5    86
 HOBBS PARK              10100     1.9     2.9    66      2.4     2.7    89
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.7     1.6   106      2.2     2.4    92
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.6     2.2    73      2.8     3.0    93
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     1.4     1.3   108      1.9     2.1    90
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     3.7     3.5   106      4.5     3.8   118
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     2.0     1.5   133      3.6     2.7   133
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                    101


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     5.1     3.5   146      4.3     3.1   139
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.1      .8   138      1.8     2.1    86
 BLACKWATER               9780     3.4     4.0    85      3.4     3.7    92
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     4.5     3.3   136      3.6     3.1   116
 EVENING STAR             9200     3.6     3.8    95      5.4     4.0   135
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.1     1.5    73      1.4     2.5    56
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.1     2.4    88      3.0     2.3   130
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.4     2.3    61      2.3     2.7    85
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     1.3     1.8    72      1.8     3.1    58
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.9     1.2   158      2.2     1.4   157
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     1.7     1.7   100      2.4     2.4   100
 SHELL CREEK              9580     4.6     3.2   144      2.7     2.6   104
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.2     2.8    79      5.1     3.6   142
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0     1.0     0*     3.6     3.1   116
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.2     1.4    86      2.2     2.0   110
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.5     2.0    75      3.1     2.6   119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                    109


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     3.4     4.0    85      3.4     3.7    92
 EVENING STAR             9200     3.6     3.8    95      5.4     4.0   135
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.1     2.4    88      3.0     2.3   130
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.4     2.3    61      2.3     2.7    85
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.2     2.8    79      5.1     3.6   142
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0     1.0     0*     3.6     3.1   116
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.5     2.0    75      3.1     2.6   119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     78                    118


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.1      .8   138      1.8     2.1    86
 BIG GOOSE                7990     1.3     1.2   108*     1.8     2.4    75
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     4.5     3.3   136      3.6     3.1   116
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     1.7     2.1    81      3.1     2.7   115
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     1.9     2.1    90      2.3     3.1    74
 DOME LAKE                8880     1.6     2.5    64      2.4     3.1    77
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.1     1.5    73      1.4     2.5    56
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .1     1.1     9      1.1     2.2    50
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     1.3     1.8    72      1.8     3.1    58
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     1.7     1.7   100      2.4     2.4   100
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     2.5     1.8   139      3.1     2.9   107
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0     1.0     0      3.0     2.8   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                     86


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     1.0     1.0   100      2.0     3.1    65
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0     1.1     0      2.0      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .7      .7   100*     1.4     2.8    50
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     61                     58


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     2.1     1.6   131*     4.7     3.3   142
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860     3.6     2.4   150      5.7     3.5   163
 ELK RIVER                8700     1.6     1.1   145*     4.2     2.9   145
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     3.5     3.5   100      4.9     4.3   114
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     4.0     4.2    95      5.1     4.3   119
 OLD BATTLE               9920     4.6     4.3   107      6.8     4.8   142
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     3.0     1.4   214      4.0     2.0   200
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     1.6     1.2   133*     3.2     3.2   100
 TOWER                   10500     5.8     5.4   107      7.4     5.4   137
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     2.9     2.9   100      5.9     4.1   144
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     2.6     1.7   153      2.4     2.6    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    119                    134


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220     3.1     2.9   107      3.9     3.3   118
 CASPER MTN.              7850     1.3     2.4    54      2.0     3.1    65
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     2.1     2.9    72      3.5     3.1   113
 DEER PARK                9700     1.8     3.1    58      3.0     3.5    86
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     1.2     1.5    80      1.9     2.5    76
 RENO HILL                8500     2.0     2.3    87      2.8     3.1    90
 ROACH                    9700     3.7     1.9   195      4.9     3.0   163
 SAND LAKE               10050     4.1     4.5    91      4.8     4.0   120
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.6     2.2    73      2.8     3.0    93
 WINDY PEAK               7900     1.0      .9   111      1.9     2.2    86
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                    102


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .3      .8    37*     3.5     2.5   140
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860     3.6     2.4   150      5.7     3.5   163
 OLD BATTLE               9920     4.6     4.3   107      6.8     4.8   142
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     1.0      .9   111*     3.6     3.0   120
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     2.5     2.6    96*     5.1     4.0   127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    109*                   139


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     2.1     1.8   117      2.6     2.4   108
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900     2.2     2.7    81*     2.6     3.1    84
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .2     1.1    18*     2.1     1.8   117
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     1.0     1.4    71*     2.5     2.5   100
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.0     1.8   111      2.8     2.4   117
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .4     1.1    36*     2.8     2.1   133
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .8     1.6    50*     2.6     2.5   104
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     1.1     1.0   110*     2.9     2.0   145
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     1.3     1.3   100*     2.3     2.3   100
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     1.9     2.5    76*     3.0     3.6    83
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     2.3     2.2   105*     3.3     3.1   106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83*                   106


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .3      .8    37*     2.2     1.9   116
 HEWINTA                  9500      .7     1.1    64*     3.5     3.0   117
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     1.4      .7   200*     3.3     2.1   157
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .7      .7   100*     2.6     2.0   130
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     1.9     2.5    76*     2.9     3.6    81
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.3     1.6    81*     2.5     2.9    86
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     2.2     2.1   105      3.5     3.0   117
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89*                   111


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     1.4     1.8    78*     2.5     3.1    81
 HAYDEN FORK              9100      .0     1.3     0*     5.1     3.2   159
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.3     1.6    81*     2.5     2.9    86
 LILY LAKE                9050     1.0     1.3    77*     3.5     3.1   113
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     1.9     2.3    83*     4.0     3.8   105
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .5      .7    71*     2.5     2.6    96
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     1.0     2.6    38*     4.2     3.7   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     61*                   108

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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.