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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 5 , 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     7.8     8.8    89     14.2    11.0   129
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     8.0    10.3    78     11.2    14.3    78
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    22.3      -M      *    17.0      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     5.8     8.2    71     11.6    10.1   115
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    12.4    15.8    78     20.4    18.5   110
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.0     7.3    96      8.2     6.7   122
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     4.5      -M      *     8.0      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    14.2    15.8    90     20.3    18.6   109
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    11.3    13.4    84     15.6    14.4   108
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     3.7     5.8    64      6.1     9.5    64
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     6.5     8.4    77     14.3    11.6   123
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     8.1    13.2    61      9.2    13.9    66
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     6.8     8.1    84     10.7     9.6   111
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.7    12.3   111     15.5    12.7   122
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    18.9    14.2   133     17.1    14.2   120
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    10.4    15.1    69     16.3    16.4    99
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     86                    105


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    13.5    12.1   112     13.0    10.5   124
 BLACK BEAR               8170    20.7    18.5   112     22.2    18.7   119
 CANYON                   7870     7.3     6.6   111     10.5     8.2   128
 FISHER CREEK             9100    21.6    17.3   125     19.9    18.2   109
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    12.4    12.0   103     16.3    13.0   125
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     3.3     5.3    62      7.3     6.7   109
 PARKER PEAK              9400    13.1    11.1   118     13.5     8.6   157
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.8    11.2    88     14.2    11.5   123
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     6.8     8.1    84     10.7     9.6   111
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    18.9    14.2   133     17.1    14.2   120
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     7.3     8.1    90     12.8    10.5   122
 WHITE MILL               8700    13.3    11.8   113     14.2    13.5   105
 WOLVERINE                7650     4.2     6.1    69      8.0     7.3   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    107                    119


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     8.6     7.2   119     11.3     8.5   133
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     2.5     4.8    52      5.3     5.9    90
 DEER PARK                9700     5.6     7.1    79      9.1    11.4    80
 HOBBS PARK              10100     5.5     7.9    70      7.2     6.6   109
 LITTLE WARM              9370     4.5     5.6    80      7.3     7.1   103
 SOUTH PASS               9040     5.0     8.5    59      7.7     9.5    81
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     2.7     3.9    69      4.3     4.7    91
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.7    12.3   111     15.5    12.7   122
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     3.1     4.5    69      5.8     6.2    94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                    101


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     6.9    10.2    68      8.1     8.9    91
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.6     2.7   170      5.6     4.6   122
 BLACKWATER               9780    12.7    12.6   101     12.3    11.2   110
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     7.0     8.2    85       -M     7.6      *
 EVENING STAR             9200    14.5    14.5   100     17.3    13.6   127
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.9     4.4    89      5.3     5.1   104
 KIRWIN                   9550     7.2     6.1   118      8.6     6.1   141
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.0     5.0    40      6.2     5.4   115
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.5     5.7    79      4.9     7.0    70
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.9     2.7   107      4.3     3.0   143
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     5.3     5.5    96      7.4     6.3   117
 SHELL CREEK              9580     7.9     7.6   104      8.4     7.0   120
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.8    11.2    88     14.2    11.5   123
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     4.6     6.6    70     12.5    10.5   119
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.9     3.1    61      5.3     3.8   139
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     8.3     8.4    99     10.8     8.7   124
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                    116


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    12.7    12.6   101     12.3    11.2   110
 EVENING STAR             9200    14.5    14.5   100     17.3    13.6   127
 KIRWIN                   9550     7.2     6.1   118      8.6     6.1   141
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.0     5.0    40      6.2     5.4   115
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.8    11.2    88     14.2    11.5   123
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     4.6     6.6    70     12.5    10.5   119
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     8.3     8.4    99     10.8     8.7   124
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    122


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.6     2.7   170      5.6     4.6   122
 BIG GOOSE                7990     4.3     4.6    93      7.4     4.6   161
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     7.0     8.2    85       -M     7.6      *
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     5.0     5.8    86      7.2     6.3   114
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     6.6     6.0   110      8.4     6.6   127
 DOME LAKE                8880     5.1     6.3    81      8.4     7.1   118
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.9     4.4    89      5.3     5.1   104
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.3     3.4    97      5.5     4.4   125
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.5     5.7    79      4.9     7.0    70
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     5.3     5.5    96      7.4     6.3   117
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     5.4     5.5    98      7.7     7.0   110
 TIE CREEK                6870     2.3     2.7    85      6.1     5.3   115
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    115


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     2.2     3.9    56      4.4     6.4    69
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.9     3.4    56      3.3     4.0    82
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     3.4     3.5    97      3.5     5.4    65
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     69                     71


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     8.5    10.8    79     11.9    12.2    98
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    10.5     9.7   108     11.1    10.6   105
 ELK RIVER                8700     8.1     7.9   103     10.8     9.4   115
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     9.5    10.2    93     12.3    12.5    98
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    12.9    14.1    91     13.8    12.6   110
 OLD BATTLE              10000    13.9    15.3    91     17.4    16.9   103
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     7.7     5.6   138      9.0     6.1   148
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     5.9     5.4   109      9.5     8.2   116
 TOWER                   10500    14.9    21.8    68     17.9    18.9    95
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    10.6    12.0    88     13.5    13.7    99
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     7.7     5.8   133      8.2     6.7   122
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                    106


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     9.3    11.4    82     10.5    10.7    98
 CASPER MTN.              7900     5.3     7.2    74      7.9     7.4   107
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     8.0     8.0   100      8.0     8.2    98
 DEER PARK                9700     5.6     7.1    79      9.1    11.4    80
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     2.5     5.6    45      5.2     6.4    81
 RENO HILL                8400     5.7     6.8    84      7.9     7.4   107
 ROACH                    9700     8.8     7.8   113     10.9     9.0   121
 SAND LAKE               10050    12.4    15.6    79     12.9    12.2   106
 SOUTH PASS               9040     5.0     8.5    59      7.7     9.5    81
 WINDY PEAK               7900     3.0     3.6    83      4.8     5.8    83
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     80                     96


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     5.8     4.6   126      8.4     7.5   112
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    10.5     9.7   108     11.1    10.6   105
 OLD BATTLE              10000    13.9    15.3    91     17.4    16.9   103
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     6.3     5.8   109     10.0     9.4   106
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    11.2    12.0    93     15.2    14.0   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    101                    106


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     5.2     7.2    72      5.9     6.9    86
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     9.2    13.9    66      8.5    11.7    73
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     2.6     6.2    42      5.2     6.1    85
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     4.7     6.6    71      6.1     7.0    87
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.0     7.3    96      8.2     6.7   122
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     4.5      -M      *     8.0      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     4.3     7.1    61      6.7     7.3    92
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     5.9     8.5    69      7.8     8.8    89
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     3.6     5.7    63      5.0     6.2    81
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     3.7     7.3    51      5.5     8.4    65
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     8.1    13.2    61      9.2    13.9    66
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     8.6    12.5    69     11.7    11.9    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66                     84


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     3.1     5.8    53      4.1     6.2    66
 HEWINTA                  9519     3.0     4.4    68      7.8     7.3   107
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     2.0     3.1    65      4.5     4.3   105
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.7     2.8    61      5.0     4.0   125
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     8.2    13.2    62      8.2    12.9    64
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     5.1     8.0    64      7.6    10.7    71
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     4.5     7.0    64      8.6     7.9   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     62                     86


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     4.7     8.9    53      6.6     9.7    68
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     5.2     6.7    78      8.9    10.5    85
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     5.1     8.0    64      7.6    10.7    71
 LILY LAKE                9156     3.8     5.8    66      7.6     9.0    84
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     8.9    11.9    75     10.5    12.7    83
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     3.7     5.8    64      6.1     9.5    64
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     6.6    11.1    59      8.9    11.9    75
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65                     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 1961-90.

Provisional data, subject to revision.