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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 MONDAY: JANUARY 14 , 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     9.5    10.1    94     16.0    12.4   129
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    11.0    11.7    94     14.0    16.0    88
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    26.6      -M      *    19.9      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     8.3     9.6    86     14.1    11.4   124
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    15.9    18.2    87     23.9    20.9   114
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.6     8.1    94      8.9     7.4   120
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     5.0      -M      *     8.8      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    16.6    18.2    91     22.9    20.9   110
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    14.7    15.1    97     18.8    16.2   116
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     5.3     6.9    77      7.6    10.7    71
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     8.4     9.8    86     16.3    13.0   125
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    10.9    14.6    75     11.8    15.6    76
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     8.1     9.3    87     11.7    10.8   108
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    15.7    13.9   113     17.5    14.2   123
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    20.8    15.8   132     18.7    15.7   119
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    14.7    16.9    87     20.4    18.4   111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    109


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    14.3    13.7   104     13.7    11.7   117
 BLACK BEAR               8170    24.7    21.1   117     25.5    21.4   119
 CANYON                   7870     8.8     7.5   117     12.0     9.1   132
 FISHER CREEK             9100    23.7    19.9   119       -M    20.5      *
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    15.0    13.6   110     18.7    14.5   129
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     3.7     6.3    59      7.9     7.5   105
 PARKER PEAK              9400    14.1    12.5   113     13.6     9.4   145
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.1    12.6    88     15.7    12.6   125
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     8.1     9.3    87     11.7    10.8   108
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    20.8    15.8   132     18.7    15.7   119
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     9.1     9.1   100     15.1    11.7   129
 WHITE MILL               8700    14.8    13.5   110       -M    15.2      *
 WOLVERINE                7650     4.4     7.1    62      8.0     8.0   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    107                    121


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     9.2     8.5   108     11.9     9.5   125
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     3.0     5.2    58      5.9     6.4    92
 DEER PARK                9700     7.4     9.1    81     11.0    12.5    88
 HOBBS PARK              10100     6.3     8.7    72      7.5     7.2   104
 LITTLE WARM              9370     5.1     6.5    78      8.0     7.9   101
 SOUTH PASS               9040     6.4     9.6    67      9.3    10.4    89
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     2.8     4.3    65      4.7     5.0    94
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    15.7    13.9   113     17.5    14.2   123
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     3.3     5.0    66      6.5     6.6    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                    103


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     8.1    11.6    70      8.9    10.0    89
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.7     3.0   157      5.7     4.9   116
 BLACKWATER               9780    13.6    14.0    97     13.1    12.2   107
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     7.9     9.2    86     10.8     8.3   130
 EVENING STAR             9200    15.7    16.6    95     18.9    15.1   125
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.1     4.9    84      5.5     5.6    98
 KIRWIN                   9550     7.5     6.8   110      8.9     6.7   133
 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     2.8     3.0    93      4.4     3.2   138
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.1     6.2    98      8.1     7.0   116
 SHELL CREEK              9580     8.6     8.5   101      8.9     7.8   114
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.1    12.6    88     15.7    12.6   125
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.5     7.5    73     13.5    11.6   116
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.6     3.3    48      5.4     4.0   135
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     9.2     9.7    95     11.4     9.7   118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                    114


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    13.6    14.0    97     13.1    12.2   107
 EVENING STAR             9200    15.7    16.6    95     18.9    15.1   125
 KIRWIN                   9550     7.5     6.8   110      8.9     6.7   133
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.7     5.3    32      5.9     5.7   104
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.1    12.6    88     15.7    12.6   125
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.5     7.5    73     13.5    11.6   116
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     9.2     9.7    95     11.4     9.7   118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                    119


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.7     3.0   157      5.7     4.9   116
 BIG GOOSE                7990     4.2     5.1    82      7.1     4.8   148
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     7.9     9.2    86     10.8     8.3   130
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     5.1     6.3    81      7.2     6.9   104
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     7.1     6.8   104      8.2     7.2   114
 DOME LAKE                8880     5.2     6.9    75      8.5     7.7   110
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.1     4.9    84      5.5     5.6    98
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.5     3.7    95      5.5     4.7   117
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.8     6.2    77      5.2     7.4    70
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.1     6.2    98      8.1     7.0   116
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     5.9     6.1    97      7.6     7.6   100
 TIE CREEK                6870     2.3     3.5    66      6.3     5.8   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                    110


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     2.4     4.4    55      4.7     6.9    68
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.9     3.8    50      3.3     4.2    79
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     3.2     4.0    80      3.7     5.7    65
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     61                     70


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    12.1    12.6    96     14.9    13.8   108
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    12.6    10.9   116     13.1    11.7   112
 ELK RIVER                8700    11.3     9.3   122     13.1    10.6   124
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    12.3    11.4   108     14.9    13.8   108
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    17.0    15.6   109     17.5    14.0   125
 OLD BATTLE              10000    16.7    16.8    99     20.3    18.9   107
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     9.1     6.3   144     10.4     6.8   153
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     7.0     6.1   115     10.4     9.1   114
 TOWER                   10500    20.7    24.5    84     21.8    21.2   103
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    12.6    13.3    95     15.7    15.4   102
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     8.5     6.4   133      9.5     7.2   132
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    105                    113


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    10.9    12.8    85     12.0    12.0   100
 CASPER MTN.              7900     5.1     7.8    65      7.9     7.9   100
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     9.1     8.9   102      9.4     9.0   104
 DEER PARK                9700     7.4     9.1    81     11.0    12.5    88
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     2.5     6.2    40      5.2     7.1    73
 RENO HILL                8400     5.5     7.4    74      7.5     8.1    93
 ROACH                    9700    10.7     8.8   122     12.9     9.9   130
 SAND LAKE               10050    14.4    17.1    84     14.8    13.6   109
 SOUTH PASS               9040     6.4     9.6    67      9.3    10.4    89
 WINDY PEAK               7900     3.5     3.9    90      5.0     6.2    81
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     82                     98


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     7.7     5.7   135      9.9     8.4   118
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    12.6    10.9   116     13.1    11.7   112
 OLD BATTLE              10000    16.7    16.8    99     20.3    18.9   107
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     8.2     7.1   115     11.7    10.5   111
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    15.0    14.2   106     19.1    16.1   119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    110                    113


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     6.7     8.0    84      7.2     7.6    95
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    12.0    15.5    77     10.4    13.1    79
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     3.7     7.0    53      6.2     6.8    91
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     5.5     7.4    74      6.7     7.7    87
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.6     8.1    94      8.9     7.4   120
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     5.0      -M      *     8.8      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     5.1     8.1    63      7.4     8.2    90
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     7.5     9.4    80      9.2     9.9    93
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     4.5     6.4    70      5.4     6.8    79
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     5.2     8.1    64      6.8     9.4    72
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    10.9    14.6    75     11.8    15.6    76
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    11.1    13.9    80     14.3    13.5   106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     75                     89


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     4.6     6.7    69      5.3     7.0    76
 HEWINTA                  9519     4.8     5.2    92      9.6     7.9   122
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     2.6     3.5    74      5.2     4.6   113
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     2.2     3.2    69      5.6     4.2   133
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    10.5    14.7    71     10.2    14.3    71
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.5     8.9    73      9.1    11.9    76
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     6.6     7.8    85     10.7     8.6   124
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     76                     95


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     7.7    10.4    74      8.7    10.8    81
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     8.8     7.8   113     12.2    11.6   105
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.5     8.9    73      9.1    11.9    76
 LILY LAKE                9156     6.5     6.6    98      9.6     9.8    98
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    13.6    14.0    97     14.5    14.1   103
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     5.3     6.9    77      7.6    10.7    71
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     9.1    12.6    72     12.7    13.3    95
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     86                     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.