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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: MAY 17 , 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      .0     5.7     0     21.3    25.8    83
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .0    12.9     0     25.6    33.9    76
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .0     7.0     0     17.8    23.7    75
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     2.6    25.0    10     36.8    43.1    85
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0     9.2     0     13.8    16.5    84
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     3.6    27.7    13     32.7    43.6    75
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     1.1    22.9     5     25.0    34.9    72
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0     4.3     0     16.4    22.9    72
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0     5.0     0     23.6    27.0    87
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    11.3    23.6    48     22.9    31.7    72
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1     8.8     1     17.7    23.4    76
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    11.5    26.8    43     23.4    30.9    76
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    16.0    30.1    53     25.6    34.3    75
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     2.2    24.0     9     34.4    40.2    86
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     21                     78


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    15.9    24.9    64     22.2    25.3    88
 BLACK BEAR               8170    14.1    35.3    40     37.7    48.1    78
 CANYON                   8090      .0     6.4     0     18.0    19.1    94
 FISHER CREEK             9100    26.5    35.8    74     33.8    44.4    76
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     2.0    18.3    11     24.4    32.4    75
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0     3.0     0     15.0    16.2    93
 PARKER PEAK              9400     6.3    23.4    27     21.7    21.4   101
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0    19.3     0     24.8    26.9    92
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1     8.8     1     17.7    23.4    76
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    16.0    30.1    53     25.6    34.3    75
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .0     8.8     0     20.5    25.8    79
 WHITE MILL               8700    13.5    23.9    56     22.9    33.3    69
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0     2.8     0     13.0    16.8    77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     39                     81


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     1.8     9.6    19     15.5    21.0    74
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0     3.0     0     12.9    15.6    83
 DEER PARK                9700     4.8    16.1    30     21.0    29.0    72
 HOBBS PARK              10100    10.5    15.9    66     19.3    19.0   102
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .0     7.1     0     14.2    18.5    77
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .8    13.2     6     18.0    24.4    74
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0     3.3     0     13.0    13.7    95
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    11.5    26.8    43     23.4    30.9    76
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0     5.2     0     15.7    17.2    91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     29                     81


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    17.8    22.3    80     20.1    23.4    86
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .6     0     13.1    12.6   104
 BLACKWATER               9780    15.4    28.3    54     23.6    26.9    88
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    15.3    15.3   100     23.3    20.4   114
 EVENING STAR             9200    11.4    31.8    36     30.8    32.2    96
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     7.2     0     11.8    14.6    81
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.8    10.4    56     17.0    15.9   107
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     8.3     0     15.9    15.9   100
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.7    10.1    47     12.7    17.5    73
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0     2.1     0      9.4     9.7    97
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .0     7.4     0     15.8    17.8    89
 SHELL CREEK              9580    11.5    15.6    74     17.2    18.7    92
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0    19.3     0     24.8    26.9    92
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0     2.4     0     17.9    21.9    82
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0     2.0     0     12.3    12.5    98
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.1    14.4     8     16.2    20.5    79
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     42                     92


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    15.4    28.3    54     23.6    26.9    88
 EVENING STAR             9200    11.4    31.8    36     30.8    32.2    96
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.8    10.4    56     17.0    15.9   107
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     8.3     0     15.9    15.9   100
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0    19.3     0     24.8    26.9    92
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0     2.4     0     17.9    21.9    82
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.1    14.4     8     16.2    20.5    79
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     29                     91


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .6     0     13.1    12.6   104
 BIG GOOSE                7990     4.7     8.3    57     19.0    14.7   129
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    15.3    15.3   100     23.3    20.4   114
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     8.8     9.3    95     19.2    17.0   113
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    12.1    14.0    86     20.1    19.5   103
 DOME LAKE                8880     7.1     9.6    74     22.0    18.8   117
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     7.2     0     11.8    14.6    81
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .0     2.0     0     13.2    12.6   105
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.7    10.1    47     12.7    17.5    73
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .0     7.4     0     15.8    17.8    89
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     9.0     9.4    96     22.6    19.5   116
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0     1.1     0     16.7    15.4   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65                    105


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .1     0*    12.8    16.1    80
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0     2.7     0     14.3      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .5     0*    12.2    12.7    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0*                    87


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160      .0    11.8     0     24.5    30.7    80
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .0    11.7     0     23.3    26.0    90
 ELK RIVER                8700      .2     6.9     3     20.7    24.5    84
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    19.1    23.0    83     27.7    32.5    85
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    18.1    32.1    56     29.0    32.1    90
 OLD BATTLE               9920    22.1    34.3    64     33.0    42.1    78
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .0     6.8     0     15.1    15.0   101
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .0     5.9     0     18.1    21.9    83
 TOWER                   10500    20.3    50.4    40     37.3    47.6    78
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     3.6    16.7    22     26.9    33.0    82
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    10.7    10.3   104     16.3    17.3    94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     45                     84


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220    13.1    21.7    60     24.7    29.1    85
 CASPER MTN.              7850      .4    10.8     4     17.5    21.8    80
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    13.6    17.2    79     22.4    22.9    98
 DEER PARK                9700     4.8    16.1    30     21.0    29.0    72
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0     3.3     0     16.2    18.4    88
 RENO HILL                8500     3.1     9.0    34     22.1    22.5    98
 ROACH                    9700    11.4    12.5    91     24.1    24.5    98
 SAND LAKE               10050    24.3    34.4    71     31.0    31.9    97
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .8    13.2     6     18.0    24.4    74
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .6     1.5    40     16.3    15.4   106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     52                     89


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      -M      .5      *      -M    19.8      *
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .0    11.7     0     23.3    26.0    90
 OLD BATTLE               9920    22.1    34.3    64     33.0    42.1    78
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .9     3.4    26     18.1    23.4    77
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     7.3    25.0    29     27.4    35.9    76
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     41                     80


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080      .0     8.1     0     12.7    17.3    73
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900    14.0    24.1    58     19.4    26.7    73
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0     8.3     0     10.7    15.0    71
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .0     8.7     0     13.9    17.5    79
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0     9.2     0     13.8    16.5    84
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0     3.3     0     13.9    17.6    79
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .0     8.8     0     15.8    21.2    75
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0     3.4     0     11.0    14.7    75
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .0     6.8     0     13.7    19.5    70
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    11.3    23.6    48     22.9    31.7    72
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .3    15.7     2     26.5    30.3    87
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     21                     76


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .0     1.0     0*    12.2    15.9    77
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0     4.0     0     15.8    19.1    83
 HICKERSON PARK           9100      .0     1.9     0     14.2    11.4   125
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0     1.5     0     12.8    11.0   116
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     6.1    22.6    27     20.7    31.0    67
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .3     8.2     4     18.1    24.9    73
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    10.8    17.4    62     17.0    21.7    78
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     30                     82


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .4     9.9     4     17.5    23.8    74
 HAYDEN FORK              9100      .0     6.6     0     22.6    26.9    84
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .3     8.2     4     18.1    24.9    73
 LILY LAKE                9050      .0     5.7     0     17.8    22.6    79
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .7    21.5     3     25.0    32.2    78
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0     4.3     0     16.4    22.9    72
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     1.2    22.2     5     23.0    31.4    73
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      3                     76

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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.