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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: JANUARY 1 , 2008
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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     7.4     8.2    90     13.8    10.4   133
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     7.8     9.7    80     11.0    13.5    81
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    21.3      -M      *    16.2      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     5.3     7.6    70     11.1     9.5   117
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    12.1    14.7    82     20.0    17.3   116
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     6.4     6.9    93      7.9     6.4   123
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     4.1      -M      *     7.6      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    13.7    14.8    93     19.6    17.5   112
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    10.3    12.6    82     14.5    13.5   107
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     3.3     5.4    61      5.7     9.0    63
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     6.1     7.9    77     14.0    11.0   127
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     7.8    12.5    62      8.8    13.0    68
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     6.1     7.6    80      9.8     9.1   108
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.2    11.7   113     15.0    12.0   125
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    18.3    13.5   136     16.7    13.5   124
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    10.5    14.3    73     16.2    15.5   105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     87                    108


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    13.1    11.5   114     12.6    10.0   126
 BLACK BEAR               8170    19.6    17.2   114     21.2    17.6   120
 CANYON                   7870     7.2     6.1   118     10.4     7.8   133
 FISHER CREEK             9100    21.4    16.3   131     18.9    17.1   111
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    11.6    11.2   104     15.5    12.4   125
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     3.0     5.0    60      7.2     6.4   112
 PARKER PEAK              9400    12.9    10.6   122       -M     8.2      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.4    10.5    90     13.9    11.0   126
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     6.1     7.6    80      9.8     9.1   108
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    18.3    13.5   136     16.7    13.5   124
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     6.9     7.5    92     12.6     9.9   127
 WHITE MILL               8700    13.2    11.1   119       -M    12.8      *
 WOLVERINE                7650     4.2     5.8    72      7.6     7.0   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    110                    120


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     8.3     6.7   124     11.0     8.0   138
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     2.1     4.6    46      5.1     5.7    89
 DEER PARK                9700     5.4     6.7    81      8.7    10.9    80
 HOBBS PARK              10100     4.8     7.6    63      6.3     6.4    98
 LITTLE WARM              9370     4.3     5.3    81      6.9     6.7   103
 SOUTH PASS               9040      -M     8.2      *     7.8     9.2    85
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     2.2     3.8    58      4.0     4.6    87
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.2    11.7   113     15.0    12.0   125
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     2.5     4.4    57      6.0     6.0   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                    102


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     7.0     9.7    72      7.4     8.5    87
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.3     2.6   165      5.5     4.5   122
 BLACKWATER               9780    12.5    12.0   104     11.9    10.8   110
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.9     7.8    88       -M     7.3      *
 EVENING STAR             9200    14.1    13.7   103       -M    13.0      *
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.8     4.0    95      5.3     4.9   108
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.8     5.9   115      8.0     5.9   136
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.6     5.0    32      5.5     5.3   104
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.4     5.5    80      5.0     6.8    74
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.6     2.7    96      4.4     2.9   152
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     5.3     5.3   100      7.2     6.0   120
 SHELL CREEK              9580     7.7     7.3   105      8.2     6.7   122
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.4    10.5    90     13.9    11.0   126
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     4.6     6.2    74     12.4    10.1   123
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.6     3.0    53      5.5     3.7   149
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     8.0     7.9   101     10.4     8.2   127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    116


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    12.5    12.0   104     11.9    10.8   110
 EVENING STAR             9200    14.1    13.7   103       -M    13.0      *
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.8     5.9   115      8.0     5.9   136
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.6     5.0    32      5.5     5.3   104
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.4    10.5    90     13.9    11.0   126
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     4.6     6.2    74     12.4    10.1   123
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     8.0     7.9   101     10.4     8.2   127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                    121


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.3     2.6   165      5.5     4.5   122
 BIG GOOSE                7990     4.0     4.4    91      6.9     4.5   153
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.9     7.8    88       -M     7.3      *
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     4.7     5.5    85      6.9     6.1   113
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     6.4     5.7   112      7.6     6.4   119
 DOME LAKE                8880     4.7     6.1    77      8.2     6.9   119
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.8     4.0    95      5.3     4.9   108
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.2     3.3    97      5.2     4.3   121
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.4     5.5    80      5.0     6.8    74
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     5.3     5.3   100      7.2     6.0   120
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     5.2     5.2   100      6.8     6.7   101
 TIE CREEK                6870     2.1     2.5    84      6.0     5.1   118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                    114


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     2.0     3.5    57      4.2     6.2    68
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.5     3.3    45      3.1     3.9    79
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.6     3.3    79      3.1     5.3    58
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     60                     68


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     8.2    10.0    82     11.4    11.5    99
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    10.3     9.2   112     10.9    10.0   109
 ELK RIVER                8700     8.1     7.2   112     10.2     8.9   115
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     9.4     9.7    97     12.0    11.9   101
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    12.8    13.4    96     13.6    12.0   113
 OLD BATTLE              10000    13.8    14.6    95     16.7    16.0   104
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     7.5     5.3   142      8.9     5.8   153
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     5.8     5.1   114      9.1     7.8   117
 TOWER                   10500    14.9    20.6    72     17.2    17.9    96
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    10.4    11.5    90     13.3    13.0   102
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     7.0     5.6   125      8.1     6.4   127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                    108


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     9.0    10.8    83     10.3    10.1   102
 CASPER MTN.              7900     4.8     6.9    70      7.5     7.2   104
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     7.7     7.6   101      7.9     7.9   100
 DEER PARK                9700     5.4     6.7    81      8.7    10.9    80
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     2.2     5.3    42      5.1     6.2    82
 RENO HILL                8400     5.5     6.6    83      7.3     7.2   101
 ROACH                    9700     8.7     7.3   119     10.6     8.5   125
 SAND LAKE               10050    12.1    14.9    81     12.5    11.6   108
 SOUTH PASS               9040      -M     8.2      *     7.8     9.2    85
 WINDY PEAK               7900     3.0     3.5    86      4.7     5.5    85
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                     98


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     5.4     4.1   132      8.2     7.1   115
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    10.3     9.2   112     10.9    10.0   109
 OLD BATTLE              10000    13.8    14.6    95     16.7    16.0   104
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     6.3     5.3   119      9.9     8.9   111
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    11.0    11.1    99     15.1    13.2   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                    110


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     4.6     6.9    67      5.2     6.6    79
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     9.0    13.2    68      8.4    11.1    76
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     2.3     5.9    39      4.9     5.8    84
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     4.3     6.3    68      5.5     6.7    82
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     6.4     6.9    93      7.9     6.4   123
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     4.1      -M      *     7.6      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     3.8     6.7    57      6.3     6.9    91
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     5.8     8.0    72      7.3     8.3    88
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     3.2     5.4    59      4.2     5.9    71
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     3.4     6.9    49      5.1     7.9    65
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     7.8    12.5    62      8.8    13.0    68
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     8.4    11.9    71     11.4    11.2   102
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65                     84


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     2.8     5.5    51      3.9     5.8    67
 HEWINTA                  9519     2.6     4.1    63      7.5     7.0   107
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     1.3     2.9    45      3.8     4.2    90
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.3     2.7    48      4.8     3.9   123
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     7.6    12.5    61      7.9    12.2    65
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     4.7     7.6    62      7.3    10.1    72
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     3.9     6.7    58      8.5     7.6   112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     58                     86


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     4.4     8.3    53      6.0     9.2    65
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     4.9     6.3    78      8.3    10.0    83
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     4.7     7.6    62      7.3    10.1    72
 LILY LAKE                9156     3.5     5.5    64      7.3     8.6    85
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     8.5    11.0    77      9.7    12.1    80
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     3.3     5.4    61      5.7     9.0    63
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     6.1    10.5    58      8.4    11.2    75
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65                     75

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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 1961-90.

Provisional data, subject to revision.