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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: NOVEMBER 9 , 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      .2     1.4    14*     3.6     3.2   112
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     2.3     1.8   128*     4.8     4.4   109
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .2     1.2    17*     3.2     2.8   114
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     1.9     2.9    66*     8.5     5.1   167
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.0     2.0   100      3.2     2.5   128
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     2.1     2.7    78*     7.2     5.1   141
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .8     2.6    31*     5.2     3.8   137
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .3      .9    33*     2.6     2.8    93
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .2     1.3    15*     6.2     3.4   182
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.0     2.7    74*     3.3     3.9    85
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .6     1.6    37*     3.4     3.0   113
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     3.6     3.8    95      4.6     4.1   112
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     3.3     4.5    73      4.7     4.5   104
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     2.2     3.3    67      5.7     5.3   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66*                   123


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275     3.0     3.8    79      3.4     3.2   106
 BLACK BEAR               8170     4.2     4.4    95      7.9     5.4   146
 CANYON                   8090      -M     1.3      *     4.0     2.7   148
 FISHER CREEK             9100     4.4     4.2   105      7.5     5.1   147
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     1.2     2.6    46      4.7     3.8   124
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .8     0*     4.5     2.2   205
 PARKER PEAK              9400     3.2     3.6    89      4.7     3.2   147
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.9     3.1    61      6.1     3.9   156
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .6     1.6    37*     3.4     3.0   113
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     3.3     4.5    73      4.7     4.5   104
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .4     1.4    29*     3.8     3.3   115
 WHITE MILL               8700     2.7     3.1    87      5.7     4.1   139
 WOLVERINE                7650      .4     1.1    36*     2.8     2.6   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     74                    134


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      -M     1.7      *     3.2     2.6   123
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .8     1.7    47      1.9     2.6    73
 DEER PARK                9700     1.8     3.3    55      2.9     3.8    76
 HOBBS PARK              10100     2.0     3.1    65      2.4     2.8    86
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.5     1.7    88      2.3     2.5    92
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.6     2.5    64      2.9     3.2    91
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     1.2     1.4    86      2.0     2.3    87
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     3.6     3.8    95      4.6     4.1   112
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     1.6     1.6   100      3.6     2.8   129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     74                     97


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     5.3     3.8   139      4.1     3.2   128
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .8      .9    89      1.6     2.2    73
 BLACKWATER               9780     3.5     4.3    81      4.2     4.0   105
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     4.6     3.5   131      3.6     3.2   112
 EVENING STAR             9200     3.1     4.2    74       -M     4.3      *
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.1     1.7    65      1.4     2.6    54
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.2     2.5    88      2.9     2.5   116
 MARQUETTE                8760      .4     2.5    16      2.5     2.9    86
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .9     2.0    45      1.8     3.3    55
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.9     1.2   158      2.2     1.5   147
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     1.7     1.9    89      2.4     2.6    92
 SHELL CREEK              9580     4.9     3.4   144      3.0     2.7   111
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.9     3.1    61      6.1     3.9   156
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0     1.2     0*     4.3     3.4   126
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      -M     1.6      *     2.3     2.0   115
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      -M     2.2      *     3.9     2.8   139
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                    108


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     3.5     4.3    81      4.2     4.0   105
 EVENING STAR             9200     3.1     4.2    74       -M     4.3      *
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.2     2.5    88      2.9     2.5   116
 MARQUETTE                8760      .4     2.5    16      2.5     2.9    86
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.9     3.1    61      6.1     3.9   156
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0     1.2     0*     4.3     3.4   126
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      -M     2.2      *     3.9     2.8   139
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     62                    123


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .8      .9    89      1.6     2.2    73
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .6     1.2    50      1.9     2.4    79
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     4.6     3.5   131      3.6     3.2   112
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     1.5     2.2    68      3.1     2.8   111
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     1.9     2.2    86      2.1     3.3    64
 DOME LAKE                8880     1.7     2.6    65      2.6     3.2    81
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.1     1.7    65      1.4     2.6    54
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .0     1.1     0      1.0     2.2    45
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .9     2.0    45      1.8     3.3    55
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     1.7     1.9    89      2.4     2.6    92
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     2.6     2.0   130      3.3     3.0   110
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0     1.1     0      3.1     2.9   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     78                     83


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     1.0     1.1    91      1.7     3.2    53
 COLE CANYON              5910      .1     1.2     8      1.9      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .8     0*     1.3     2.9    45
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     35                     49


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     1.7     1.9    89*     4.5     3.5   129
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860     3.4     2.6   131      5.7     3.7   154
 ELK RIVER                8700     1.7     1.2   142*     4.2     3.1   135
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     3.3     3.7    89      4.8     4.6   104
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     3.9     4.4    89      5.0     4.6   109
 OLD BATTLE               9920     4.6     4.6   100      6.9     5.2   133
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     2.7     1.5   180      4.0     2.1   190
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     1.4     1.3   108*     3.2     3.4    94
 TOWER                   10500     5.8     6.0    97      7.4     5.8   128
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     2.8     3.1    90      5.8     4.4   132
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     2.5     1.9   132      2.3     2.7    85
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    105                    125


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220     3.0     3.2    94      4.0     3.6   111
 CASPER MTN.              7850      .8     2.5    32      2.0     3.3    61
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     1.7     3.0    57      3.5     3.3   106
 DEER PARK                9700     1.8     3.3    55      2.9     3.8    76
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .9     1.6    56      1.8     2.6    69
 RENO HILL                8500     1.9     2.4    79      2.8     3.3    85
 ROACH                    9700     3.6     2.0   180      4.9     3.1   158
 SAND LAKE               10050     4.0     4.9    82      4.7     4.3   109
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.6     2.5    64      2.9     3.2    91
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .5     1.1    45      1.9     2.3    83
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     75                     96


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .3      .9    33*     3.5     2.6   135
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860     3.4     2.6   131      5.7     3.7   154
 OLD BATTLE               9920     4.6     4.6   100      6.9     5.2   133
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .3     1.0    30*     3.5     3.2   109
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     2.2     2.9    76*     4.9     4.3   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90*                   129


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     1.7     1.9    89      2.5     2.5   100
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900      -M     3.0      *     3.2     3.4    94
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0     1.3     0*     2.2     2.0   110
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .6     1.5    40      2.6     2.6   100
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.0     2.0   100      3.2     2.5   128
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .3     1.3    23*     2.8     2.3   122
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .3     1.7    18*     2.8     2.7   104
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .7     1.1    64*     3.0     2.2   136
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .8     1.4    57*     2.4     2.4   100
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.0     2.7    74*     3.3     3.9    85
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     2.5     2.4   104*     4.4     3.4   129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     63*                   108


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .2      .9    22*     2.2     2.0   110
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0     1.2     0*     3.1     3.1   100
 HICKERSON PARK           9100      .3      .7    43*     2.9     2.2   132
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .9      .8   112      2.6     2.0   130
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     2.0     2.8    71*     3.0     3.8    79
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.0     1.7    59      2.6     3.1    84
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     2.3     2.3   100      3.4     3.1   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     64*                   103


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     1.0     1.9    53*     2.5     3.3    76
 HAYDEN FORK              9100      .0     1.4     0*     4.6     3.5   131
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.0     1.7    59      2.6     3.1    84
 LILY LAKE                9050     1.0     1.5    67      3.5     3.4   103
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     1.7     2.4    71*     4.0     4.1    98
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .3      .9    33*     2.6     2.8    93
 TRIAL LAKE               9960      .9     2.9    31      4.2     3.9   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     46*                   100

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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.