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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 SUNDAY: JANUARY 13 , 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     9.6    10.0    96     16.0    12.2   131
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    11.0    11.5    96     14.1    15.8    89
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    26.6      -M      *    19.9      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     8.3     9.5    87     14.1    11.3   125
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    15.8    17.9    88     23.8    20.7   115
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.6     8.0    95      8.9     7.3   122
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     5.0      -M      *     8.8      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    16.7    17.9    93     22.9    20.6   111
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    14.8    15.0    99     18.8    16.0   118
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     5.3     6.8    78      7.6    10.6    72
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     8.4     9.6    88     16.3    12.9   126
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    11.0    14.4    76     11.8    15.4    77
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     8.1     9.2    88     11.7    10.7   109
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    15.6    13.7   114     17.4    14.0   124
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    20.8    15.6   133     18.7    15.5   121
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    14.6    16.7    87     20.4    18.2   112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                    111


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    14.4    13.6   106     13.7    11.6   118
 BLACK BEAR               8170    24.7    20.8   119     25.5    21.1   121
 CANYON                   7870     8.8     7.4   119     11.9     9.0   132
 FISHER CREEK             9100    23.6    19.6   120       -M    20.3      *
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    15.0    13.4   112     18.8    14.4   131
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     3.7     6.2    60      7.9     7.4   107
 PARKER PEAK              9400    14.0    12.4   113     13.5     9.3   145
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.1    12.5    89     15.7    12.5   126
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     8.1     9.2    88     11.7    10.7   109
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    20.8    15.6   133     18.7    15.5   121
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     9.1     9.0   101     15.1    11.6   130
 WHITE MILL               8700    14.7    13.3   111       -M    15.0      *
 WOLVERINE                7650     4.3     7.0    61      8.1     7.9   103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    108                    123


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     9.2     8.4   110     11.9     9.4   127
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     3.0     5.2    58      5.9     6.3    94
 DEER PARK                9700     7.4     9.1    81     11.0    12.4    89
 HOBBS PARK              10100     6.3     8.6    73      7.5     7.1   106
 LITTLE WARM              9370     5.1     6.5    78      8.0     7.8   103
 SOUTH PASS               9040     6.3     9.5    66      9.3    10.3    90
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     2.8     4.2    67      4.6     5.0    92
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    15.6    13.7   114     17.4    14.0   124
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     3.3     4.9    67      6.5     6.5   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                    104


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     8.1    11.4    71      8.8     9.9    89
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.7     2.9   162      5.7     4.9   116
 BLACKWATER               9780    13.6    13.8    99     13.1    12.1   108
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     7.9     9.0    88     10.7     8.2   130
 EVENING STAR             9200    15.8    16.4    96     18.9    14.9   127
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.0     4.8    83      5.5     5.6    98
 KIRWIN                   9550     7.5     6.8   110      9.0     6.7   134
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.7     5.3    32      5.9     5.7   104
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.8     6.2    77      5.2     7.4    70
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.7     2.9    93      4.4     3.2   138
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.1     6.1   100      8.1     6.9   117
 SHELL CREEK              9580     8.6     8.4   102      8.9     7.7   116
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.1    12.5    89     15.7    12.5   126
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.5     7.4    74     13.6    11.5   118
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.6     3.3    48      5.4     4.0   135
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     9.3     9.6    97     11.5     9.6   120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                    115


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    13.6    13.8    99     13.1    12.1   108
 EVENING STAR             9200    15.8    16.4    96     18.9    14.9   127
 KIRWIN                   9550     7.5     6.8   110      9.0     6.7   134
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.7     5.3    32      5.9     5.7   104
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.1    12.5    89     15.7    12.5   126
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.5     7.4    74     13.6    11.5   118
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     9.3     9.6    97     11.5     9.6   120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                    120


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.7     2.9   162      5.7     4.9   116
 BIG GOOSE                7990     4.3     5.1    84      7.2     4.8   150
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     7.9     9.0    88     10.7     8.2   130
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     5.1     6.2    82      7.2     6.8   106
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     6.9     6.7   103      8.1     7.1   114
 DOME LAKE                8880     5.1     6.8    75      8.5     7.6   112
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.0     4.8    83      5.5     5.6    98
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.4     3.6    94      5.5     4.7   117
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.8     6.2    77      5.2     7.4    70
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.1     6.1   100      8.1     6.9   117
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     5.8     6.0    97      7.5     7.5   100
 TIE CREEK                6870     2.2     3.4    65       -M     5.8      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                    111


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     2.4     4.4    55      4.7     6.9    68
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.9     3.7    51      3.3     4.2    79
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.9     3.9    74      3.5     5.7    61
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     60                     68


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    12.1    12.4    98     15.0    13.6   110
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    12.6    10.8   117     13.1    11.6   113
 ELK RIVER                8700    11.2     9.2   122     13.0    10.5   124
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    12.3    11.3   109     14.9    13.6   110
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    16.9    15.4   110     17.4    13.8   126
 OLD BATTLE              10000    16.6    16.6   100     20.3    18.7   109
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     9.0     6.3   143     10.4     6.7   155
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     7.0     6.0   117     10.4     9.0   116
 TOWER                   10500    20.5    24.2    85     21.0    20.9   100
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    12.6    13.2    95     15.7    15.2   103
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     8.6     6.3   137      9.5     7.1   134
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                    114


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    10.9    12.6    87     11.9    11.9   100
 CASPER MTN.              7900     5.1     7.7    66      7.9     7.9   100
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     9.1     8.8   103      9.3     8.9   104
 DEER PARK                9700     7.4     9.1    81     11.0    12.4    89
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     2.4     6.1    39      5.2     7.0    74
 RENO HILL                8400     5.5     7.3    75      7.4     8.1    91
 ROACH                    9700    10.7     8.7   123     12.9     9.8   132
 SAND LAKE               10050    14.4    16.9    85     14.8    13.4   110
 SOUTH PASS               9040     6.3     9.5    66      9.3    10.3    90
 WINDY PEAK               7900     3.4     3.8    89      5.0     6.1    82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                     99


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     7.6     5.6   136      9.9     8.3   119
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    12.6    10.8   117     13.1    11.6   113
 OLD BATTLE              10000    16.6    16.6   100     20.3    18.7   109
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     8.1     7.0   116     11.7    10.4   112
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    14.9    13.9   107     19.0    15.9   119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    114


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     6.8     7.9    86      7.3     7.5    97
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    12.0    15.3    78     10.4    12.9    81
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     3.7     6.9    54      6.2     6.7    93
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     5.4     7.3    74      6.7     7.6    88
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.6     8.0    95      8.9     7.3   122
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     5.0      -M      *     8.8      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     5.1     8.0    64      7.3     8.1    90
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     7.6     9.3    82      9.3     9.8    95
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     4.4     6.3    70      5.2     6.8    76
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     5.4     8.0    68      6.9     9.3    74
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    11.0    14.4    76     11.8    15.4    77
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    11.2    13.8    81     14.3    13.3   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     76                     90


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     4.7     6.6    71      5.3     6.9    77
 HEWINTA                  9519     4.8     5.1    94      9.6     7.9   122
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     2.8     3.5    80      5.5     4.6   120
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     2.3     3.2    72      5.6     4.2   133
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    10.6    14.5    73     10.3    14.2    73
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.6     8.8    75      9.2    11.8    78
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     6.5     7.7    84     10.6     8.5   125
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     78                     97


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     7.7    10.2    75      8.7    10.7    81
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     8.7     7.6   114     12.2    11.5   106
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.6     8.8    75      9.2    11.8    78
 LILY LAKE                9156     6.3     6.5    97      9.4     9.8    96
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    13.7    13.7   100     14.4    14.0   103
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     5.3     6.8    78      7.6    10.6    72
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     9.0    12.5    72     12.7    13.1    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     87                     91

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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.