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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 16 , 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     1.6     2.1    76      5.2     4.1   127
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     4.2     2.5   168      7.0     5.6   125
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     1.7     1.7   100*     4.7     3.6   131
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     3.7     4.1    90     10.5     6.5   162
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     3.0     2.5   120      4.4     3.1   142
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     3.9     4.0    98      9.5     6.6   144
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     2.8     3.6    78      7.2     5.0   144
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     2.1     1.3   162*     4.5     3.5   129
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     1.9     2.0    95      8.2     4.3   191
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     4.7     3.8   124      5.9     5.0   118
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     1.6     2.2    73      4.3     3.8   113
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     4.8     4.8   100      6.0     5.1   118
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     4.9     5.6    88      6.2     5.7   109
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     5.0     4.5   111      8.6     6.6   130
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    103                    135


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275     3.8     4.8    79      4.3     4.1   105
 BLACK BEAR               8170     6.5     5.8   112     10.5     7.1   148
 CANYON                   8090     2.1     1.8   117      5.0     3.3   152
 FISHER CREEK             9100     6.6     5.5   120      9.6     6.6   145
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     3.0     3.5    86      6.5     4.9   133
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .6     1.2    50      5.1     2.8   182
 PARKER PEAK              9400     4.1     4.5    91      5.6     4.0   140
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.5     4.1    61      7.0     4.9   143
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     1.6     2.2    73      4.3     3.8   113
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     4.9     5.6    88      6.2     5.7   109
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     1.9     2.0    95      5.7     4.1   139
 WHITE MILL               8700     3.9     4.1    95      6.8     5.2   131
 WOLVERINE                7650     1.1     1.6    69      3.6     3.2   112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                    134


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     2.2     2.3    96      4.2     3.3   127
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     1.2     2.2    55      2.3     3.1    74
 DEER PARK                9700     3.5     3.8    92      5.2     4.8   108
 HOBBS PARK              10100     2.7     3.8    71      3.3     3.4    97
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.9     2.3    83      2.9     3.2    91
 SOUTH PASS               9040     3.4     3.2   106      5.0     4.1   122
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     1.5     1.9    79      2.5     2.6    96
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     4.8     4.8   100      6.0     5.1   118
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     2.1     2.1   100      4.4     3.4   129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                    108


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     6.2     4.6   135      5.1     3.9   131
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.7     1.1   155      2.6     2.6   100
 BLACKWATER               9780     4.7     5.3    89      5.1     5.0   102
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     5.8     4.2   138      4.8     3.8   126
 EVENING STAR             9200     3.9     5.4    72      7.4     5.5   135
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.1     2.0   105      2.5     2.9    86
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.6     3.1    84      3.7     3.0   123
 MARQUETTE                8760      .4     2.9    14      3.0     3.2    94
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     3.0     2.6   115      3.4     3.8    89
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.9     1.5   127      2.5     1.7   147
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.8     2.4   117      3.5     3.0   117
 SHELL CREEK              9580     5.7     4.0   142      3.8     3.3   115
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.5     4.1    61      7.0     4.9   143
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .4     1.8    22      5.1     4.4   116
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .4     1.9    21      2.7     2.4   113
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.5     2.9    52      4.7     3.5   134
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    118


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     4.7     5.3    89      5.1     5.0   102
 EVENING STAR             9200     3.9     5.4    72      7.4     5.5   135
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.6     3.1    84      3.7     3.0   123
 MARQUETTE                8760      .4     2.9    14      3.0     3.2    94
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.5     4.1    61      7.0     4.9   143
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .4     1.8    22      5.1     4.4   116
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.5     2.9    52      4.7     3.5   134
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     63                    122


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.7     1.1   155      2.6     2.6   100
 BIG GOOSE                7990     1.4     1.6    87      3.0     2.6   115
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     5.8     4.2   138      4.8     3.8   126
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     2.4     2.8    86      4.2     3.2   131
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     2.9     2.8   104      3.3     3.8    87
 DOME LAKE                8880     2.5     3.3    76      3.5     3.8    92
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.1     2.0   105      2.5     2.9    86
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .5     1.3    38      1.7     2.5    68
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     3.0     2.6   115      3.4     3.8    89
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.8     2.4   117      3.5     3.0   117
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     3.6     2.4   150      4.3     3.5   123
 TIE CREEK                6870      .8     1.2    67      4.0     3.2   125
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                    105


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .8     1.5    53      2.9     3.6    81
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.5     1.4   107      3.2      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .7     1.0    70      2.5     3.2    78
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77                     79


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     3.5     2.8   125      6.3     4.5   140
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860     4.5     3.3   136      6.7     4.5   149
 ELK RIVER                8700     2.5     1.7   147*     5.1     3.8   134
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     5.0     4.6   109      6.8     5.6   121
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     5.6     5.5   102      6.6     5.5   120
 OLD BATTLE               9920     7.3     5.9   124      9.0     6.5   138
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     3.6     2.0   180      5.2     2.6   200
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     2.3     1.8   128      3.9     4.0    98
 TOWER                   10500     8.4     8.0   105     10.2     7.3   140
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     4.8     4.2   114      8.1     5.5   147
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     3.5     2.5   140      3.5     3.2   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    121                    135


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220     4.3     3.9   110      5.4     4.4   123
 CASPER MTN.              7850     2.9     3.2    91      4.0     3.9   103
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     3.7     3.7   100      4.5     4.0   112
 DEER PARK                9700     3.5     3.8    92      5.2     4.8   108
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     2.3     2.1   110      3.0     3.1    97
 RENO HILL                8500     3.9     3.0   130      4.8     3.8   126
 ROACH                    9700     4.7     2.7   174      6.0     3.8   158
 SAND LAKE               10050     6.0     6.2    97      6.4     5.2   123
 SOUTH PASS               9040     3.4     3.2   106      5.0     4.1   122
 WINDY PEAK               7900     1.5     1.5   100      2.6     2.8    93
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    109                    118


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .7     1.2    58      3.8     3.2   119
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860     4.5     3.3   136      6.7     4.5   149
 OLD BATTLE               9920     7.3     5.9   124      9.0     6.5   138
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .7     1.4    50*     4.2     4.0   105
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     3.7     3.8    97      6.5     5.4   120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    108                    128


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     3.4     2.5   136      4.1     3.1   132
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900     4.8     4.1   117      5.1     4.3   119
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     1.2     1.8    67      3.2     2.5   128
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     1.9     2.1    90      3.9     3.2   122
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     3.0     2.5   120      4.4     3.1   142
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     1.3     1.8    72      3.8     2.8   136
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     1.8     2.4    75      4.3     3.4   126
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     1.6     1.6   100      3.7     2.7   137
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     2.6     2.0   130      4.2     3.1   135
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     4.7     3.8   124      5.9     5.0   118
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     4.4     3.5   126      6.9     4.4   157
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    109                    132


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     1.7     1.3   131      3.4     2.5   136
 HEWINTA                  9500      .5     1.4    36      5.1     3.7   138
 HICKERSON PARK           9100      .3      .9    33      3.8     2.5   152
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.5     1.0   150      3.5     2.4   146
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     4.7     3.9   121      5.3     4.8   110
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     2.8     2.4   117      4.6     4.0   115
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     3.7     2.8   132      4.9     3.8   129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    129


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     3.0     2.5   120      5.3     4.0   132
 HAYDEN FORK              9100     2.2     1.9   116      7.4     4.3   172
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     2.8     2.4   117      4.6     4.0   115
 LILY LAKE                9050     2.8     1.9   147      5.8     4.1   141
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     5.3     3.1   171      7.5     5.1   147
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     2.1     1.3   162*     4.5     3.5   129
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     3.9     3.6   108      7.4     4.8   154
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    132                    143

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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.