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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 MONDAY: NOVEMBER 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      .8     1.8    44      4.4     3.7   119
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     2.9     2.2   132*     5.6     5.1   110
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .4     1.5    27*     3.4     3.2   106
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     2.9     3.6    81*     9.6     5.9   163
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.1     2.3    91      3.5     2.9   121
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     2.7     3.4    79*     8.0     5.9   136
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     1.4     3.1    45      5.8     4.5   129
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .4     1.1    36*     2.9     3.2    91
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     1.1     1.7    65*     7.4     3.9   190
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      -M     3.3      *      -M     4.5      *
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     1.0     1.9    53      3.7     3.4   109
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     3.9     4.3    91      5.1     4.7   109
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     3.8     5.1    75      5.4     5.2   104
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     3.2     4.0    80      6.8     6.0   113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     74                    124


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275     3.3     4.4    75      3.7     3.7   100
 BLACK BEAR               8170     5.1     5.1   100      9.1     6.4   142
 CANYON                   8090     1.5     1.6    94      4.4     3.1   142
 FISHER CREEK             9100     5.3     4.9   108      8.3     6.0   138
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     2.0     3.1    65      5.5     4.4   125
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .2     1.0    20*     4.8     2.6   185
 PARKER PEAK              9400     3.4     4.1    83      5.0     3.6   139
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.1     3.6    58      6.6     4.5   147
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     1.0     1.9    53      3.7     3.4   109
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     3.8     5.1    75      5.4     5.2   104
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     1.1     1.7    65*     4.9     3.7   132
 WHITE MILL               8700     3.1     3.6    86      6.0     4.8   125
 WOLVERINE                7650      .8     1.4    57      3.1     2.9   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     79                    130


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     1.1     2.0    55      3.2     3.0   107
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .6     2.0    30      1.9     2.9    66
 DEER PARK                9700     1.7     3.6    47      3.4     4.4    77
 HOBBS PARK              10100     2.1     3.5    60      2.4     3.2    75
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.0     2.0    50      2.0     2.9    69
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.6     2.9    55      3.4     3.7    92
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     1.0     1.7    59      2.1     2.5    84
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     3.9     4.3    91      5.1     4.7   109
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .8     1.9    42      3.2     3.1   103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     58                     88


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     5.8     4.3   135      4.4     3.6   122
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.3     1.0   130      2.0     2.4    83
 BLACKWATER               9780     3.9     4.8    81      4.6     4.6   100
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     5.5     3.9   141      4.2     3.5   120
 EVENING STAR             9200     3.2     4.9    65       -M     5.0      *
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.7     1.9    89      2.2     2.8    79
 KIRWIN                   9550      -M     2.8      *     2.8     2.8   100
 MARQUETTE                8760      .4     2.7    15      2.6     3.1    84
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     2.6     2.3   113      3.1     3.6    86
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.7     1.4   121      2.4     1.6   150
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.6     2.2   118      3.1     2.8   111
 SHELL CREEK              9580     5.5     3.7   149      3.8     3.1   123
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.1     3.6    58      6.6     4.5   147
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .2     1.5    13      4.7     4.0   118
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .2     1.8    11      2.6     2.2   118
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .8     2.6    31      3.7     3.2   116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                    110


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     3.9     4.8    81      4.6     4.6   100
 EVENING STAR             9200     3.2     4.9    65       -M     5.0      *
 KIRWIN                   9550      -M     2.8      *     2.8     2.8   100
 MARQUETTE                8760      .4     2.7    15      2.6     3.1    84
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.1     3.6    58      6.6     4.5   147
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .2     1.5    13      4.7     4.0   118
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .8     2.6    31      3.7     3.2   116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     53                    113


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.3     1.0   130      2.0     2.4    83
 BIG GOOSE                7990     1.0     1.4    71      2.5     2.5   100
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     5.5     3.9   141      4.2     3.5   120
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     1.9     2.5    76      3.7     3.1   119
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     2.4     2.5    96      2.5     3.6    69
 DOME LAKE                8880     2.1     3.0    70      3.2     3.5    91
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.7     1.9    89      2.2     2.8    79
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .3     1.2    25      1.4     2.4    58
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     2.6     2.3   113      3.1     3.6    86
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.6     2.2   118      3.1     2.8   111
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     3.2     2.3   139      3.9     3.3   118
 TIE CREEK                6870      .4     1.2    33      3.6     3.0   120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                     97


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .7     1.4    50      2.5     3.4    74
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.4     1.3   108      3.0      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .6      .9    67      2.2     3.1    71
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     75                     72


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     2.0     2.4    83*     4.6     4.1   112
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860     3.6     3.0   120      6.0     4.2   143
 ELK RIVER                8700      .9     1.5    60*     4.2     3.5   120
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     4.0     4.2    95      5.8     5.2   112
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     4.4     5.0    88      5.5     5.1   108
 OLD BATTLE               9920     5.1     5.3    96      6.7     5.9   114
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     3.0     1.8   167      4.5     2.4   188
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     1.5     1.6    94      3.0     3.7    81
 TOWER                   10500     6.3     7.1    89      7.9     6.7   118
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     3.0     3.7    81      6.2     5.0   124
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     2.9     2.2   132      2.9     3.0    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                    117


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220     2.9     3.6    81      4.1     4.0   102
 CASPER MTN.              7850     1.7     2.9    59      2.9     3.6    81
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     3.0     3.4    88      3.8     3.7   103
 DEER PARK                9700     1.7     3.6    47      3.4     4.4    77
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     1.1     1.9    58      1.9     2.9    66
 RENO HILL                8500     2.4     2.7    89      3.4     3.6    94
 ROACH                    9700     3.6     2.4   150      4.9     3.5   140
 SAND LAKE               10050     4.4     5.6    79      4.9     4.8   102
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.6     2.9    55      3.4     3.7    92
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .5     1.3    38      1.7     2.6    65
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     76                     93


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .4     1.0    40*     3.4     3.0   113
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860     3.6     3.0   120      6.0     4.2   143
 OLD BATTLE               9920     5.1     5.3    96      6.7     5.9   114
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .8     1.2    67*     3.8     3.6   106
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     2.7     3.4    79      5.6     4.9   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                    118


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     2.0     2.2    91      2.7     2.9    93
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900     3.1     3.6    86      4.0     3.9   103
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .2     1.6    12      2.3     2.2   105
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .8     1.8    44      2.9     3.0    97
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.1     2.3    91      3.5     2.9   121
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .3     1.6    19      2.8     2.6   108
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .4     2.1    19      3.0     3.1    97
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .8     1.4    57      3.0     2.5   120
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     1.1     1.7    65      2.8     2.8   100
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      -M     3.3      *      -M     4.5      *
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     2.8     3.0    93      5.2     4.0   130
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     64                    108


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .7     1.1    64*     2.8     2.3   122
 HEWINTA                  9500      -M     1.3      *     3.8     3.5   109
 HICKERSON PARK           9100      -M      .8      *     3.5     2.4   146
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .9      .9   100      2.8     2.2   127
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     2.5     3.4    74      3.6     4.4    82
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.3     2.1    62      3.1     3.6    86
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     2.4     2.6    92      3.8     3.5   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77                    107


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     1.5     2.2    68      3.6     3.7    97
 HAYDEN FORK              9100      .7     1.7    41      5.4     3.9   138
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.3     2.1    62      3.1     3.6    86
 LILY LAKE                9050     1.3     1.7    76      4.4     3.8   116
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     3.5     2.8   125*     5.5     4.7   117
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .4     1.1    36*     2.9     3.2    91
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     1.4     3.3    42      4.9     4.4   111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     68                    109

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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.