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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 TUESDAY: OCTOBER 16 , 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      .1      .1   100*     1.7     1.0   170
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .0      .2     0*     1.7     1.5   113
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .0      .1     0*     1.3      .9   144
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .0      .4     0*     1.5     1.7    88
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .7      .6   117*     1.8      .9   200
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850      .0      .2     0*     1.0     1.6    62
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .0      .3     0*     1.4     1.2   117
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*     1.2     1.0   120
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100*     1.6     1.1   145
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .0      .4     0*     1.0     1.3    77
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0      .1     0*     1.9     1.0   190
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.5     1.1   136*     2.4     1.4   171
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     2.1     1.3   162*     2.8     1.5   187
 WILLOW CREEK             8450      .0      .5     0*     1.9     1.8   106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83*                   130


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275     2.0     1.4   143*     1.9     1.1   173
 BLACK BEAR               8170      .8      .9    89*     2.2     1.7   129
 CANYON                   8090      .3      .2   150*     1.9      .9   211
 FISHER CREEK             9100     2.6     1.1   236*     3.1     1.6   194
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      .5      .5   100*     2.2     1.3   169
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      -M      .1      *      -M      .8      *
 PARKER PEAK              9400     1.7     1.3   131*     2.5     1.2   208
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0     1.0     0*     2.2     1.3   169
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0      .1     0*     1.9     1.0   190
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     2.1     1.3   162*     2.8     1.5   187
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .0      .1     0*     2.1     1.1   191
 WHITE MILL               8700     1.9      .8   237*     2.3     1.4   164
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .1     0*     1.4      .9   156
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    135*                   177


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .0      .3     0*     1.6      .8   200
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0      .3     0*     1.7     1.0   170
 DEER PARK                9700      .9      .9   100*     2.4     1.3   185
 HOBBS PARK              10100      .9      .8   112*     2.4     1.1   218
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .0      .4     0*     1.5      .9   167
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .1      .5    20*     1.6     1.1   145
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0      .1     0*     1.1      .9   122
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.5     1.1   136*     2.4     1.4   171
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0      .3     0*     2.0     1.1   182
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72*                   174


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     1.3     1.6    81*     2.1     1.2   175
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .2     0*      .9      .9   100
 BLACKWATER               9780     1.9     1.6   119*     2.3     1.4   164
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .0     1.4     0*     2.0     1.3   154
 EVENING STAR             9200     1.7     1.3   131*     2.6     1.4   186
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0      .3     0*     1.2     1.1   109
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.9      .9   211*     2.7      .9   300
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     1.0     0*     1.5     1.2   125
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .0      .6     0*     1.0     1.3    77
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0      .3     0*     1.5      .6   250
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .0      .5     0*     1.8     1.0   180
 SHELL CREEK              9580     1.7     1.7   100*     2.5     1.0   250
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0     1.0     0*     2.2     1.3   169
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .1     0*     2.0     1.1   182
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0      .2     0*     2.1      .8   262
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .9      .6   150*     2.0      .9   222
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     71*                   175


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     1.9     1.6   119*     2.3     1.4   164
 EVENING STAR             9200     1.7     1.3   131*     2.6     1.4   186
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.9      .9   211*     2.7      .9   300
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     1.0     0*     1.5     1.2   125
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0     1.0     0*     2.2     1.3   169
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .1     0*     2.0     1.1   182
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .9      .6   150*     2.0      .9   222
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98*                   187


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .2     0*      .9      .9   100
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .0      .3     0*     1.7     1.1   155
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .0     1.4     0*     2.0     1.3   154
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .0      .7     0*     1.2     1.1   109
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860      .9      .5   180*     2.6     1.3   200
 DOME LAKE                8880      .2      .8    25*     2.2     1.3   169
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0      .3     0*     1.2     1.1   109
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .0      .2     0*     1.7      .9   189
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .0      .6     0*     1.0     1.3    77
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .0      .5     0*     1.8     1.0   180
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .0      .6     0*     1.3     1.2   108
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      .1     0*     1.2     1.3    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     18*                   136


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .0   100*      .7     1.3    54
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0      .1     0*      .6      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .1     0*      .7     1.3    54
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0*                    54


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160      .0      .1     0*     1.9     1.2   158
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      -M      .8      *      -M     1.4      *
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0      .1     0*     1.6     1.1   145
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     1.3      .9   144*     3.2     1.7   188
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130      .3     1.5    20*     1.7     1.7   100
 OLD BATTLE               9920      .8     1.2    67*     2.4     1.8   133
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .0      .3     0*     1.4      .8   175
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .1      .2    50*     1.3     1.3   100
 TOWER                   10500      .3     1.2    25*     2.3     2.0   115
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250      .4      .6    67*     2.0     1.5   133
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .9      .4   225*     1.6     1.0   160
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     63*                   138


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220      .1     1.0    10*     1.2     1.3    92
 CASPER MTN.              7850      .0      .7     0*     1.4     1.3   108
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     1.7     1.0   170*     2.1     1.3   162
 DEER PARK                9700      .9      .9   100*     2.4     1.3   185
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0      .3     0*      .8     1.0    80
 RENO HILL                8500      .1      .8    12*     1.3     1.3   100
 ROACH                    9700     1.1      .4   275*     2.1     1.2   175
 SAND LAKE               10050     1.5     1.4   107*     2.2     1.5   147
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .1      .5    20*     1.6     1.1   145
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .0      .1     0*      .7      .9    78
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77*                   130


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .0   100*      .9     1.0    90
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      -M      .8      *      -M     1.4      *
 OLD BATTLE               9920      .8     1.2    67*     2.4     1.8   133
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .1     0*      .9     1.2    75
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .0      .6     0*     1.6     1.5   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     42*                   105


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080      .1      .5    20*     1.2      .9   133
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900      .0      .5     0*      .9     1.1    82
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0      .0   100*     1.1      .7   157
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .0      .2     0*     1.3     1.0   130
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .7      .6   117*     1.8      .9   200
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0      .0   100*     1.0      .8   125
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .0      .2     0*     1.0      .9   111
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0      .0   100*     1.1      .8   138
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .0      .1     0*      .5      .8    62
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .0      .4     0*     1.0     1.3    77
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .1      .3    33*     1.0     1.1    91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     32*                   116


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .0      .0   100*      .8      .7   114
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0      .4     0*     3.1     1.2   258
 HICKERSON PARK           9100      -M      .0      *      -M      .9      *
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .0   100*     2.8      .8   350
 INDIAN CREEK             9425      .1      .5    20*     1.2     1.3    92
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .2     0*     1.5     1.1   136
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     1.1      .9   122*     3.1     1.2   258
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     60*                   198


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .1      .5    20*      .5     1.2    42
 HAYDEN FORK              9100      .1      .4    25*     1.5     1.2   125
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .2     0*     1.5     1.1   136
 LILY LAKE                9050      .0      .4     0*     2.1     1.2   175
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .1      .8    12*     1.5     1.4   107
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*     1.2     1.0   120
 TRIAL LAKE               9960      .1      .9    11*     1.0     1.4    71
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     13*                   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.