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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 THURSDAY: JANUARY 17 , 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     9.7    10.6    92     16.1    12.8   126
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    11.2    12.1    93     14.1    16.5    85
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    26.7      -M      *    20.0      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     8.4    10.1    83     14.1    11.8   119
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    15.9    19.0    84     24.1    21.7   111
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.7     8.3    93      9.1     7.6   120
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     4.9      -M      *     8.8      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    16.7    19.0    88     22.5    21.6   104
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    15.2    15.7    97     19.0    16.8   113
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     5.2     7.3    71      7.5    11.0    68
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     8.3    10.2    81     16.3    13.5   121
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    11.0    15.0    73     11.7    16.1    73
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     8.1     9.7    84     11.6    11.1   105
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    15.8    14.4   110     17.6    14.7   120
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    21.1    16.3   129     18.7    16.2   115
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    15.1    17.4    87     20.6    19.0   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    106


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    14.6    14.3   102     13.9    12.1   115
 BLACK BEAR               8170    24.8    22.0   113     25.5    22.2   115
 CANYON                   7870     9.1     7.8   117     12.1     9.4   129
 FISHER CREEK             9100    24.2    20.8   116     22.2    21.3   104
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    15.2    14.2   107     19.0    15.0   127
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     3.9     6.6    59      8.0     7.7   104
 PARKER PEAK              9400    14.4    13.0   111     14.1     9.7   145
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.2    13.1    85     15.8    13.0   122
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     8.1     9.7    84     11.6    11.1   105
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    21.1    16.3   129     18.7    16.2   115
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     9.2     9.5    97     15.3    12.0   128
 WHITE MILL               8700    14.9    14.1   106     15.9    15.7   101
 WOLVERINE                7650     4.5     7.4    61      8.2     8.2   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    104                    115


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     9.3     8.9   104     12.0     9.8   122
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     3.2     5.5    58      6.0     6.5    92
 DEER PARK                9700     7.7     9.6    80     11.3    12.8    88
 HOBBS PARK              10100     6.5     9.0    72      7.6     7.4   103
 LITTLE WARM              9370     5.3     6.8    78      8.1     8.1   100
 SOUTH PASS               9040     6.6     9.9    67      9.6    10.7    90
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     3.0     4.3    70      4.9     5.1    96
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    15.8    14.4   110     17.6    14.7   120
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     3.8     5.1    75      7.0     6.7   104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                    103


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     8.3    11.9    70      9.4    10.3    91
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.8     3.0   160      5.8     5.0   116
 BLACKWATER               9780    13.8    14.6    95     13.3    12.6   106
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     8.0     9.4    85     11.1     8.5   131
 EVENING STAR             9200    16.2    17.3    94     19.1    15.5   123
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.3     5.0    86      5.9     5.8   102
 KIRWIN                   9550     7.6     7.0   109      9.1     6.9   132
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.9     5.5    35      6.1     5.8   105
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     5.1     6.4    80      5.4     7.6    71
 OWL CREEK                8975     3.1     3.1   100      4.6     3.3   139
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.5     6.4   102      8.4     7.2   117
 SHELL CREEK              9580     8.8     8.8   100      9.1     8.0   114
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.2    13.1    85     15.8    13.0   122
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.6     7.7    73     13.7    11.9   115
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.8     3.4    53      5.8     4.1   141
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     9.4    10.2    92     11.6    10.0   116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                    114


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    13.8    14.6    95     13.3    12.6   106
 EVENING STAR             9200    16.2    17.3    94     19.1    15.5   123
 KIRWIN                   9550     7.6     7.0   109      9.1     6.9   132
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.9     5.5    35      6.1     5.8   105
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.2    13.1    85     15.8    13.0   122
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.6     7.7    73     13.7    11.9   115
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     9.4    10.2    92     11.6    10.0   116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     87                    117


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.8     3.0   160      5.8     5.0   116
 BIG GOOSE                7990     4.6     5.3    87      7.6     4.9   155
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     8.0     9.4    85     11.1     8.5   131
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     5.3     6.6    80      7.4     7.0   106
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     7.3     7.1   103      8.8     7.4   119
 DOME LAKE                8880     5.3     7.1    75      8.7     7.8   112
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.3     5.0    86      5.9     5.8   102
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.7     3.8    97      5.9     4.8   123
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     5.1     6.4    80      5.4     7.6    71
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.5     6.4   102      8.4     7.2   117
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     6.0     6.4    94      8.0     7.8   103
 TIE CREEK                6870     2.4     3.6    67      6.4     6.0   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                    112


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     2.5     4.6    54      5.0     7.1    70
 COLE CANYON              5910     2.1     3.9    54      3.6     4.3    84
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     3.4     4.1    83      3.9     5.8    67
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     63                     73


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    12.3    13.2    93     14.8    14.3   103
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    13.0    11.3   115     13.3    12.0   111
 ELK RIVER                8700    11.4     9.8   116     12.9    11.0   117
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    12.4    11.8   105     15.2    14.2   107
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    17.3    16.1   107     17.7    14.4   123
 OLD BATTLE              10000    17.0    17.3    98     20.4    19.5   105
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     9.2     6.6   139     10.6     7.0   151
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     7.3     6.3   116     10.4     9.4   111
 TOWER                   10500    21.1    25.5    83     21.8    22.0    99
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    12.8    13.8    93     15.8    15.9    99
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     8.5     6.5   131      9.5     7.4   128
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    103                    110


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    11.0    13.2    83     12.2    12.5    98
 CASPER MTN.              7900     5.5     8.0    69      7.9     8.1    98
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     9.2     9.2   100      9.4     9.3   101
 DEER PARK                9700     7.7     9.6    80     11.3    12.8    88
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     2.5     6.4    39      5.3     7.3    73
 RENO HILL                8400     6.1     7.6    80      7.8     8.4    93
 ROACH                    9700    10.9     9.2   118     12.9    10.2   126
 SAND LAKE               10050    14.7    17.6    84     14.9    14.1   106
 SOUTH PASS               9040     6.6     9.9    67      9.6    10.7    90
 WINDY PEAK               7900     3.4     3.9    87      5.2     6.3    83
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     82                     97


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     7.9     6.1   130      9.9     8.7   114
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    13.0    11.3   115     13.3    12.0   111
 OLD BATTLE              10000    17.0    17.3    98     20.4    19.5   105
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     8.4     7.6   111     11.9    10.9   109
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    15.2    14.9   102     19.1    16.8   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    108                    110


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     6.7     8.3    81      7.3     7.9    92
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    12.3    16.0    77     10.5    13.5    78
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     3.5     7.2    49      6.1     7.0    87
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     5.5     7.6    72      6.7     7.9    85
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.7     8.3    93      9.1     7.6   120
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     4.9      -M      *     8.8      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     5.1     8.4    61      7.4     8.5    87
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     7.5     9.7    77      9.1    10.2    89
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     4.4     6.6    67      5.2     7.0    74
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     5.4     8.4    64      6.9     9.7    71
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    11.0    15.0    73     11.7    16.1    73
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    11.4    14.4    79     14.4    14.0   103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                     86


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     4.7     7.0    67      5.3     7.3    73
 HEWINTA                  9519     4.8     5.4    89      9.7     8.2   118
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     2.6     3.7    70      5.1     4.7   109
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     2.1     3.4    62      5.6     4.3   130
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    10.5    15.2    69     10.3    14.8    70
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.5     9.2    71      9.1    12.3    74
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     6.6     8.0    82     10.8     8.9   121
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                     92


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     7.7    10.9    71      8.7    11.2    78
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     8.9     8.1   110     12.3    11.9   103
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.5     9.2    71      9.1    12.3    74
 LILY LAKE                9156     6.6     6.8    97      9.7    10.1    96
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    13.7    14.7    93     14.4    14.6    99
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     5.2     7.3    71      7.5    11.0    68
 TRIAL LAKE               9992      -M    13.1      *      -M    13.7      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                     87

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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.