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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 SATURDAY: JANUARY 6 , 2007
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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     8.2     8.9    92     11.8    11.1   106
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     9.6    10.4    92     12.7    14.3    89
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     7.2     8.4    86     10.5    10.2   103
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    13.5    16.1    84     20.6    18.5   111
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     6.3     7.4    85      7.6     6.8   112
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    13.8    16.1    86     19.5    18.7   104
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    10.4    13.6    76     14.7    14.5   101
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     5.8     6.0    97      8.1     9.6    84
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     8.2     8.6    95     15.2    11.7   130
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    10.2    13.3    77     11.3    13.9    81
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     6.3     8.3    76      8.4     9.7    87
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    10.2    12.6    81     11.8    12.8    92
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    13.6    14.4    94     13.0    14.3    91
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    12.1    15.3    79     16.1    16.5    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                     99


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    10.2    12.4    82     10.7    10.6   101
 BLACK BEAR               8170    17.4    18.7    93     20.6    19.0   108
 CANYON                   8090     5.9     6.6    89      8.9     8.3   107
 FISHER CREEK             9100    17.3    17.7    98     18.3    18.3   100
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     8.9    12.1    74     12.3    13.2    93
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     4.0     5.5    73      8.2     6.8   121
 PARKER PEAK              9400     9.8    11.3    87      9.9     8.7   114
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     7.7    11.3    68     12.7    11.6   109
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     6.3     8.3    76      8.4     9.7    87
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    13.6    14.4    94     13.0    14.3    91
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     6.0     8.1    74     10.5    10.5   100
 WHITE MILL               8700    10.4    12.1    86     12.2    13.7    89
 WOLVERINE                7650     5.3     6.3    84      6.2     7.4    84
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                    100


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     7.3     7.4    99      9.0     8.5   106
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     3.1     4.8    65      4.4     5.9    75
 DEER PARK                9700     5.3     7.6    70      8.3    11.5    72
 HOBBS PARK              10100     4.8     8.0    60      4.9     6.7    73
 LITTLE WARM              9370     4.4     5.8    76      5.5     7.1    77
 SOUTH PASS               9040     6.5     8.7    75      7.8     9.7    80
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     2.0     4.0    50      3.7     4.8    77
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    10.2    12.6    81     11.8    12.8    92
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     2.7     4.6    59      5.5     6.2    89
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                     83


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     9.4    10.4    90      7.3     9.0    81
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.4     2.7    89      3.2     4.7    68
 BLACKWATER               9780    11.1    12.8    87     11.0    11.3    97
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     8.6     8.3   104      7.0     7.7    91
 EVENING STAR             9200    12.0    14.8    81     15.1    13.7   110
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.9     4.3    67      3.6     5.1    71
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.1     6.3    81      6.2     6.2   100
 MARQUETTE                8760      .8     5.1    16      4.2     5.4    78
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.2     5.8    72      4.6     7.0    66
 OWL CREEK                8975     3.1     2.8   111      3.9     3.0   130
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     4.0     5.6    71      4.8     6.4    75
 SHELL CREEK              9580     7.7     7.8    99      5.8     7.1    82
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     7.7    11.3    68     12.7    11.6   109
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     4.8     6.7    72     10.3    10.6    97
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .8     3.1    26      3.5     3.8    92
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     5.8     8.6    67      8.0     8.7    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     78                     92


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    11.1    12.8    87     11.0    11.3    97
 EVENING STAR             9200    12.0    14.8    81     15.1    13.7   110
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.1     6.3    81      6.2     6.2   100
 MARQUETTE                8760      .8     5.1    16      4.2     5.4    78
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     7.7    11.3    68     12.7    11.6   109
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     4.8     6.7    72     10.3    10.6    97
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     5.8     8.6    67      8.0     8.7    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72                    100


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.4     2.7    89      3.2     4.7    68
 BIG GOOSE                7990      -M     4.7      *      -M     4.7      *
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     8.6     8.3   104      7.0     7.7    91
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     4.6     5.8    79      5.8     6.4    91
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     4.8     6.1    79      4.3     6.7    64
 DOME LAKE                8880     4.5     6.4    70      5.7     7.2    79
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.9     4.3    67      3.6     5.1    71
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     1.2     3.4    35      2.4     4.5    53
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.2     5.8    72      4.6     7.0    66
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     4.0     5.6    71      4.8     6.4    75
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     5.5     5.6    98      6.4     7.0    91
 TIE CREEK                6870     1.2     2.9    41      5.3     5.4    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77                     78


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     1.1     3.9    28      4.0     6.5    62
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.2     3.2    37      4.0      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.2     3.5    63      3.4     5.5    62
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     42                     62


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     8.2    11.0    75     10.4    12.3    85
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    10.2     9.9   103     12.0    10.6   113
 ELK RIVER                8700     7.5     8.0    94      9.0     9.5    95
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    11.8    10.4   113     13.3    12.6   106
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    12.9    14.3    90     13.4    12.7   106
 OLD BATTLE               9920    13.3    15.5    86     15.4    17.0    91
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     7.1     5.7   125      8.0     6.1   131
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     6.7     5.5   122      8.5     8.3   102
 TOWER                   10500    14.6    22.1    66     16.9    19.1    88
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    10.0    12.2    82     13.4    13.8    97
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     7.1     5.9   120      6.8     6.7   101
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                     99


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220     9.9    11.6    85     10.6    10.8    98
 CASPER MTN.              7850     4.7     7.3    64      6.4     7.5    85
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     9.6     8.1   119     10.4     8.3   125
 DEER PARK                9700     5.3     7.6    70      8.3    11.5    72
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     4.2     5.7    74      5.3     6.5    82
 RENO HILL                8500     6.3     6.9    91      7.2     7.5    96
 ROACH                    9700     9.9     7.9   125     11.5     9.0   128
 SAND LAKE               10050    13.2    15.7    84     13.3    12.3   108
 SOUTH PASS               9040     6.5     8.7    75      7.8     9.7    80
 WINDY PEAK               7900     3.9     3.6   108      5.3     5.7    93
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                     97


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     3.1     4.7    66      6.9     7.6    91
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    10.2     9.9   103     12.0    10.6   113
 OLD BATTLE               9920    13.3    15.5    86     15.4    17.0    91
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     4.2     6.0    70      8.2     9.5    86
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     9.1    12.3    74     12.2    14.2    86
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     82                     93


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     6.5     7.3    89      6.6     7.0    94
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900      -M    14.1      *    10.2    11.8    86
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     4.5     6.3    71      6.3     6.2   102
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     5.0     6.7    75      7.0     7.1    99
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     6.3     7.4    85      7.6     6.8   112
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     5.8     7.2    81      7.8     7.4   105
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     6.6     8.5    78      8.8     8.9    99
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     5.0     5.8    86      6.1     6.2    98
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     5.7     7.4    77      7.0     8.4    83
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    10.2    13.3    77     11.3    13.9    81
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    10.2    12.7    80     12.9    12.0   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     80                     96


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     4.7     6.0    78      5.6     6.2    90
 HEWINTA                  9500     3.9     4.5    87      7.8     7.4   105
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     3.1     3.1   100      6.1     4.4   139
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     4.1     2.9   141      5.8     4.0   145
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    10.3    13.4    77      9.9    12.9    77
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.6     8.1    81      8.9    10.7    83
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     6.7     7.1    94      8.0     8.0   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     87                     97


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     6.8     9.1    75      8.6     9.8    88
 HAYDEN FORK              9100     5.5     6.9    80     11.6    10.6   109
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.6     8.1    81      8.9    10.7    83
 LILY LAKE                9050     6.4     5.9   108      9.2     9.1   101
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    10.4    12.1    86     12.2    12.8    95
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     5.8     6.0    97      8.1     9.6    84
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     5.8    11.3    51     11.6    11.9    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     80                     94

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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.