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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 WEDNESDAY: JANUARY 23 , 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    10.3    11.5    90     16.9    13.7   123
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    11.6    13.0    89     14.3    17.4    82
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    28.2      -M      *    21.2      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     9.0    11.0    82     14.6    12.6   116
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    17.1    20.6    83     25.2    23.1   109
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.0     8.8    91      9.5     8.0   119
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     5.2      -M      *     9.1      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    18.0    20.7    87     23.7    22.9   103
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    16.1    16.8    96     19.9    18.0   111
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     5.7     8.1    70      8.0    11.7    68
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     8.9    11.2    79     16.9    14.3   118
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    11.5    16.0    72     12.2    17.0    72
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     8.8    10.6    83     12.2    11.8   103
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    16.6    15.4   108     18.4    15.6   118
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    22.2    17.4   128     19.4    17.1   113
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    15.7    18.6    84     21.3    20.2   105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                    104


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    15.4    15.1   102     14.7    12.9   114
 BLACK BEAR               8170    26.6    23.8   112     26.8    23.8   113
 CANYON                   7870    10.0     8.2   122     13.1    10.0   131
 FISHER CREEK             9100    25.6    22.0   116     23.6    22.7   104
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    16.4    15.1   109     20.0    16.0   125
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     4.6     7.0    66      8.7     8.2   106
 PARKER PEAK              9400    15.4    13.7   112     15.0    10.3   146
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    12.6    13.9    91     17.1    13.7   125
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     8.8    10.6    83     12.2    11.8   103
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    22.2    17.4   128     19.4    17.1   113
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    10.3    10.3   100     16.0    12.8   125
 WHITE MILL               8700    16.0    14.9   107     17.0    16.7   102
 WOLVERINE                7650     5.1     7.9    65      8.6     8.6   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    105                    115


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     9.7     9.3   104     12.4    10.5   118
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     3.2     5.7    56      6.1     6.7    91
 DEER PARK                9700     8.4    11.1    76     12.0    13.5    89
 HOBBS PARK              10100     6.8     9.3    73      8.1     7.7   105
 LITTLE WARM              9370     5.6     7.2    78      8.5     8.5   100
 SOUTH PASS               9040     7.1    10.5    68     10.3    11.3    91
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     3.1     4.6    67      5.0     5.3    94
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    16.6    15.4   108     18.4    15.6   118
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     4.1     5.3    77      7.3     6.9   106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     82                    102


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    10.1    12.5    81     10.3    11.0    94
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     5.2     3.3   158      6.2     5.2   119
 BLACKWATER               9780    14.5    15.2    95     13.9    13.2   105
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     9.4     9.9    95     11.9     9.0   132
 EVENING STAR             9200    16.9    18.2    93     19.8    16.4   121
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.1     5.3    96      5.9     6.1    97
 KIRWIN                   9550     7.7     7.3   105      9.1     7.2   126
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.0     5.7    35      6.2     5.9   105
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     5.8     6.7    87      5.7     7.9    72
 OWL CREEK                8975     3.3     3.2   103      4.9     3.5   140
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.2     6.7   107      9.1     7.7   118
 SHELL CREEK              9580    10.0     9.2   109     10.2     8.6   119
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    12.6    13.9    91     17.1    13.7   125
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     6.3     8.2    77     14.5    12.5   116
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     2.1     3.5    60      6.0     4.3   140
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    10.1    10.9    93     12.1    10.6   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    114


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    14.5    15.2    95     13.9    13.2   105
 EVENING STAR             9200    16.9    18.2    93     19.8    16.4   121
 KIRWIN                   9550     7.7     7.3   105      9.1     7.2   126
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.0     5.7    35      6.2     5.9   105
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    12.6    13.9    91     17.1    13.7   125
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     6.3     8.2    77     14.5    12.5   116
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    10.1    10.9    93     12.1    10.6   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                    117


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     5.2     3.3   158      6.2     5.2   119
 BIG GOOSE                7990     5.1     5.5    93      8.1     5.1   159
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     9.4     9.9    95     11.9     9.0   132
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     6.9     6.9   100      9.0     7.4   122
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     8.5     7.4   115      9.7     7.7   126
 DOME LAKE                8880     6.2     7.5    83      9.6     8.2   117
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.1     5.3    96      5.9     6.1    97
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.8     3.9    97      5.9     5.0   118
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     5.8     6.7    87      5.7     7.9    72
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.2     6.7   107      9.1     7.7   118
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     7.8     6.7   116      9.7     8.2   118
 TIE CREEK                6870     3.8     3.7   103      8.1     6.3   129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    102                    118


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     3.7     4.9    76      6.1     7.4    82
 COLE CANYON              5910     3.1     4.2    74      4.4     4.5    98
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     4.2     4.5    93      4.6     6.0    77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     81                     84


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    13.6    14.5    94     16.3    15.3   107
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    14.0    12.0   117     14.3    12.7   113
 ELK RIVER                8700    12.7    10.8   118     14.0    11.7   120
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    13.1    12.7   103     15.6    15.0   104
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    18.8    17.1   110     19.2    15.2   126
 OLD BATTLE              10000    18.6    18.4   101     22.3    20.7   108
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    10.0     7.0   143     11.3     7.4   153
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     7.8     6.7   116     11.1    10.0   111
 TOWER                   10500    22.8    27.3    84     23.1    23.4    99
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    14.1    14.7    96     17.1    16.8   102
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     9.4     6.9   136      9.8     7.8   126
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    105                    112


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    11.7    14.1    83     12.8    13.2    97
 CASPER MTN.              7900     6.4     8.4    76      8.9     8.4   106
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     9.7     9.7   100     10.0     9.8   102
 DEER PARK                9700     8.4    11.1    76     12.0    13.5    89
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      -M     6.7      *      -M     7.6      *
 RENO HILL                8400     6.9     7.9    87      8.7     8.8    99
 ROACH                    9700    11.5     9.9   116     13.7    10.8   127
 SAND LAKE               10050    16.0    18.5    86     16.2    14.8   109
 SOUTH PASS               9040     7.1    10.5    68     10.3    11.3    91
 WINDY PEAK               7900     4.2     4.2   100      5.9     6.6    89
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     87                    101


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     9.3     6.9   135     11.0     9.2   120
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    14.0    12.0   117     14.3    12.7   113
 OLD BATTLE              10000    18.6    18.4   101     22.3    20.7   108
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     9.9     8.5   116     13.3    11.6   115
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    16.8    16.4   102     20.6    17.9   115
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    110                    113


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     7.2     8.8    82      7.7     8.3    93
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    12.8    17.0    75     10.9    14.3    76
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     3.8     7.7    49      6.3     7.5    84
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     5.9     8.1    73      7.1     8.3    86
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.0     8.8    91      9.5     8.0   119
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     5.2      -M      *     9.1      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     5.5     9.0    61      7.8     9.0    87
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     8.1    10.3    79      9.8    10.9    90
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     4.7     7.0    67      5.5     7.4    74
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     5.6     8.9    63      7.2    10.3    70
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    11.5    16.0    72     12.2    17.0    72
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    11.8    15.3    77     14.9    14.9   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                     85


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     5.0     7.5    67      5.6     7.7    73
 HEWINTA                  9519     5.1     5.9    86     10.0     8.6   116
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     2.7     4.0    68      5.2     4.9   106
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     2.3     3.7    62      5.8     4.5   129
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    11.2    16.2    69     10.8    15.6    69
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.9     9.7    71      9.5    12.9    74
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     7.3     8.5    86     11.3     9.4   120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                     92


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     8.2    11.8    69      9.2    11.9    77
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     9.4     8.8   107     13.1    12.6   104
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.9     9.7    71      9.5    12.9    74
 LILY LAKE                9156     7.0     7.4    95     10.2    10.7    95
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    14.4    16.1    89     15.3    15.5    99
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     5.7     8.1    70      8.0    11.7    68
 TRIAL LAKE               9992    10.3    14.1    73     13.2    14.6    90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     81                     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.