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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: FEBRUARY 2 , 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    12.7    12.8    99     19.2    15.0   128
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    14.4    14.4   100     17.0    18.8    90
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    32.9      -M      *    22.9      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    11.3    12.5    90     17.0    13.9   122
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    20.3    23.2    88     28.2    25.3   111
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     9.2     9.5    97     10.5     8.7   121
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     6.3      -M      *    10.1      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    21.7    23.3    93     26.9    25.1   107
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    20.3    18.7   109     23.2    19.7   118
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     7.6     9.4    81      9.8    12.7    77
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    11.1    12.8    87     19.1    15.7   122
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    14.0    17.5    80     14.5    18.5    78
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    11.4    11.9    96     14.3    12.8   112
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    18.5    17.0   109     20.4    17.0   120
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    25.5    19.1   134     21.4    18.6   115
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    18.6    20.4    91     24.0    22.0   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                    109


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    17.4    16.3   107     16.5    14.1   117
 BLACK BEAR               8170    32.5    25.8   126     30.9    26.4   117
 CANYON                   7870    11.8     9.0   131     15.0    10.9   138
 FISHER CREEK             9100    29.2    24.0   122       -M    24.8      *
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    20.6    16.3   126     23.8    17.6   135
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     5.6     7.8    72      9.4     9.0   104
 PARKER PEAK              9400    17.3    14.9   116       -M    11.2      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.4    15.3    94     18.9    14.9   127
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    11.4    11.9    96     14.3    12.8   112
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    25.5    19.1   134     21.4    18.6   115
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    13.0    11.2   116     18.4    13.9   132
 WHITE MILL               8700    18.1    16.2   112       -M    18.4      *
 WOLVERINE                7650     6.1     8.7    70      9.1     9.3    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    113                    120


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    11.0    10.2   108     13.8    11.4   121
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     3.9     6.0    65      6.9     7.1    97
 DEER PARK                9700     9.5    11.7    81     13.4    14.7    91
 HOBBS PARK              10100     8.3     9.9    84      9.0     8.3   108
 LITTLE WARM              9370     6.6     7.8    85      9.6     9.2   104
 SOUTH PASS               9040     8.3    11.4    73     11.3    12.3    92
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     3.5     4.8    73      5.5     5.7    96
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    18.5    17.0   109     20.4    17.0   120
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     4.5     5.6    80      7.8     7.3   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                    105


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    10.7    13.6    79     10.8    11.9    91
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     5.5     3.6   153      6.3     5.5   115
 BLACKWATER               9780    17.0    16.7   102     16.1    14.3   113
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    10.3    10.7    96     12.4     9.7   128
 EVENING STAR             9200    19.5    19.9    98     22.0    17.7   124
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.5     5.8    95      5.9     6.4    92
 KIRWIN                   9550     8.7     7.7   113     10.0     7.7   130
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.1     5.9    36      6.2     6.2   100
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     6.2     7.2    86      5.9     8.3    71
 OWL CREEK                8975     3.4     3.4   100      5.0     3.7   135
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.7     7.3   105      9.6     8.4   114
 SHELL CREEK              9580    10.6    10.0   106     10.7     9.4   114
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.4    15.3    94     18.9    14.9   127
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     7.5     8.9    84     15.8    13.4   118
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.8     3.7    49      5.7     4.5   127
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    11.9    12.1    98     12.3    11.5   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    113


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    17.0    16.7   102     16.1    14.3   113
 EVENING STAR             9200    19.5    19.9    98     22.0    17.7   124
 KIRWIN                   9550     8.7     7.7   113     10.0     7.7   130
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.1     5.9    36      6.2     6.2   100
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.4    15.3    94     18.9    14.9   127
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     7.5     8.9    84     15.8    13.4   118
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    11.9    12.1    98     12.3    11.5   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    118


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     5.5     3.6   153      6.3     5.5   115
 BIG GOOSE                7990     5.2     6.1    85      8.1     5.7   142
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    10.3    10.7    96     12.4     9.7   128
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     7.2     7.5    96      9.0     8.0   112
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     9.3     8.1   115     10.0     8.2   122
 DOME LAKE                8880     6.6     8.0    82     10.0     8.8   114
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.5     5.8    95      5.9     6.4    92
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     4.2     4.2   100      6.3     5.3   119
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     6.2     7.2    86      5.9     8.3    71
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.7     7.3   105      9.6     8.4   114
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     8.4     7.3   115     10.1     8.9   113
 TIE CREEK                6870     3.9     4.0    98      7.8     6.8   115
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                    113


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     3.7     5.3    70      6.4     7.8    82
 COLE CANYON              5910     3.2     4.6    70      4.6     4.7    98
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      -M     5.1      *     4.7     6.3    75
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     70                     84


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    16.4    16.7    98     19.0    16.8   113
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    15.8    13.1   121     16.3    13.8   118
 ELK RIVER                8700    15.4    12.4   124     15.9    12.8   124
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    15.3    14.0   109     17.8    16.3   109
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    20.8    18.5   112     20.7    16.5   125
 OLD BATTLE              10000    22.0    20.2   109     26.2    22.6   116
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    12.2     7.6   161     13.7     8.0   171
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     8.5     7.5   113     12.0    10.9   110
 TOWER                   10500    27.6    30.3    91     27.9    25.6   109
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    16.9    16.2   104     20.1    18.2   110
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    10.8     7.6   142     11.1     8.4   132
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    118


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    13.7    15.5    88     14.7    14.4   102
 CASPER MTN.              7900     6.7     9.1    74      9.2     9.0   102
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    11.0    10.7   103     11.4    10.7   107
 DEER PARK                9700     9.5    11.7    81     13.4    14.7    91
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      -M     7.3      *      -M     8.2      *
 RENO HILL                8400     7.2     8.5    85      9.0     9.4    96
 ROACH                    9700    13.1    11.1   118     15.4    11.7   132
 SAND LAKE               10050    18.2    20.1    91     18.3    16.0   114
 SOUTH PASS               9040     8.3    11.4    73     11.3    12.3    92
 WINDY PEAK               7900     4.7     4.6   102      6.4     7.0    91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                    104


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    10.8     7.9   137     12.3    10.0   123
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    15.8    13.1   121     16.3    13.8   118
 OLD BATTLE              10000    22.0    20.2   109     26.2    22.6   116
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    12.4     9.8   127     15.4    12.6   122
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    20.3    18.7   109     23.1    19.5   118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    117                    119


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     8.4     9.6    88      8.7     9.1    96
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    15.3    18.6    82     12.7    15.5    82
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     5.1     8.6    59      7.4     8.2    90
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     7.1     8.9    80      8.1     9.0    90
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     9.2     9.5    97     10.5     8.7   121
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     6.3      -M      *    10.1      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     7.3     9.9    74      9.3     9.8    95
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    10.1    11.3    89     11.7    11.9    98
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     5.7     7.7    74      6.1     7.9    77
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     7.5     9.9    76      8.8    11.2    79
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    14.0    17.5    80     14.5    18.5    78
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    14.6    16.8    87     17.6    16.3   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     81                     92


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     6.9     8.5    81      6.6     8.4    79
 HEWINTA                  9519     6.6     6.8    97     11.3     9.4   120
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     3.0     4.5    67      5.8     5.2   112
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     2.8     4.2    67      6.3     4.8   131
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    14.1    17.7    80     13.1    16.9    78
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     8.6    10.8    80     11.1    14.0    79
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     8.7     9.5    92     12.7    10.2   125
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     82                     97


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    10.9    13.3    82     11.2    13.0    86
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    12.2     9.9   123     15.9    13.7   116
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     8.6    10.8    80     11.1    14.0    79
 LILY LAKE                9156     9.5     8.3   114     12.2    11.6   105
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    18.0    18.4    98     18.5    16.9   109
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     7.6     9.4    81      9.8    12.7    77
 TRIAL LAKE               9992    13.4    15.8    85     16.6    16.0   104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                     97

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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.