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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: MARCH 8 , 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    15.6    16.7    93     22.6    19.4   116
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    20.9    19.9   105     21.9    24.1    91
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    41.6      -M      *    28.0      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    15.2    17.0    89     20.4    18.2   112
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    27.8    31.2    89     35.1    32.3   109
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    11.5    12.2    94     12.6    11.3   112
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    10.6      -M      *    12.5      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    27.4    31.2    88     31.8    33.0    96
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    27.2    25.2   108     29.8    25.8   116
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    11.7    12.8    91     13.7    16.5    83
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    15.3    17.5    87     23.2    20.2   115
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.3    23.3    83     19.9    23.4    85
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    14.5    16.4    88     17.1    16.8   102
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    23.5    21.7   108     25.6    21.6   119
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    31.0    24.4   127     23.3    24.5    95
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    27.5    26.7   103     33.0    28.3   117
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                    105


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    22.2    21.0   106     20.9    17.9   117
 BLACK BEAR               8170    40.3    35.1   115       -M    35.1      *
 CANYON                   7870    14.9    12.2   122     18.4    13.6   135
 FISHER CREEK             9100    36.8    31.1   118       -M    32.1      *
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    26.2    22.3   117     28.9    23.2   125
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     8.3    10.3    81     11.7    11.2   104
 PARKER PEAK              9400    22.4    19.2   117       -M    14.3      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    18.3    19.8    92     22.9    18.6   123
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    14.5    16.4    88     17.1    16.8   102
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    31.0    24.4   127     23.3    24.5    95
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    16.5    15.4   107     22.6    18.3   123
 WHITE MILL               8700    23.7    21.5   110       -M    23.8      *
 WOLVERINE                7650     9.0    11.1    81     11.5    11.6    99
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    109                    114


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    13.4    13.2   102     16.3    14.3   114
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     5.6     7.7    73      8.6     8.8    98
 DEER PARK                9700    13.1    14.8    89     17.6    18.8    94
 HOBBS PARK              10100    11.7    12.6    93     12.1    10.4   116
 LITTLE WARM              9370     8.2    10.1    81     11.6    11.4   102
 SOUTH PASS               9040    12.4    14.8    84     15.3    15.7    97
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     6.1     6.3    97      7.6     7.3   104
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    23.5    21.7   108     25.6    21.6   119
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     7.7     7.3   105     10.9     9.4   116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    107


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    14.6    16.8    87     13.6    14.8    92
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     7.5     4.7   160      7.7     6.7   115
 BLACKWATER               9780    21.1    21.5    98     19.7    18.0   109
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    14.7    13.9   106     15.3    12.2   125
 EVENING STAR             9200    25.5    26.3    97       -M    22.6      *
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     8.3     7.8   106      9.1     8.2   111
 KIRWIN                   9550    10.3     9.7   106     12.6     9.6   131
 MARQUETTE                8760     4.7     7.2    65      8.1     7.9   103
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     9.9     9.6   103      8.1    10.1    80
 OWL CREEK                8975     4.7     4.4   107      5.8     4.6   126
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    10.7     9.2   116     12.7    10.5   121
 SHELL CREEK              9580    13.7    12.4   110     13.3    11.3   118
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    18.3    19.8    92     22.9    18.6   123
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    10.0    12.0    83     18.7    16.1   116
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     3.5     4.5    78      6.9     5.7   121
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    14.6    15.3    95     15.5    14.2   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                    113


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    21.1    21.5    98     19.7    18.0   109
 EVENING STAR             9200    25.5    26.3    97       -M    22.6      *
 KIRWIN                   9550    10.3     9.7   106     12.6     9.6   131
 MARQUETTE                8760     4.7     7.2    65      8.1     7.9   103
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    18.3    19.8    92     22.9    18.6   123
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    10.0    12.0    83     18.7    16.1   116
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    14.6    15.3    95     15.5    14.2   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                    116


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     7.5     4.7   160      7.7     6.7   115
 BIG GOOSE                7990     7.1     8.2    87     10.1     7.0   144
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    14.7    13.9   106     15.3    12.2   125
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    10.7     9.5   113     12.1    10.0   121
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    13.4    10.7   125     13.1    10.3   127
 DOME LAKE                8880     9.2    10.0    92     12.6    10.7   118
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     8.3     7.8   106      9.1     8.2   111
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     5.4     5.5    98      7.6     6.7   113
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     9.9     9.6   103      8.1    10.1    80
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    10.7     9.2   116     12.7    10.5   121
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    12.1     9.7   125     14.1    11.1   127
 TIE CREEK                6870     6.6     5.4   122     10.5     8.2   128
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    119


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     6.9     7.8    88      9.6     9.7    99
 COLE CANYON              5910     5.5     5.9    93      6.7     5.8   116
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     8.1     7.1   114      7.8     7.7   101
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99                    104


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    23.6    22.9   103     25.0    21.9   114
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    20.9    16.6   126     21.0    17.9   117
 ELK RIVER                8700    22.5    16.9   133     21.2    16.9   125
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    20.7    18.1   114     24.1    21.2   114
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    27.1    24.0   113     26.3    21.2   124
 OLD BATTLE              10000    29.0    27.8   104     33.2    30.0   111
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    16.3     9.6   170     16.6    10.4   160
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    12.4    10.8   115     15.5    14.0   111
 TOWER                   10500    38.3    39.4    97     30.8    33.5    92
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    22.9    22.8   100     26.7    23.1   116
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    13.9    10.1   138     14.1    10.9   129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    113                    115


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    18.2    20.0    91     18.9    18.5   102
 CASPER MTN.              7900    11.6    11.9    97     12.6    11.7   108
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    15.2    13.6   112     15.6    14.1   111
 DEER PARK                9700    13.1    14.8    89     17.6    18.8    94
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     6.7     9.5    71      9.4    10.6    89
 RENO HILL                8400    11.8    11.1   106     13.7    12.2   112
 ROACH                    9700    17.0    14.6   116     19.5    15.8   123
 SAND LAKE               10050    24.3    26.9    90     24.2    20.3   119
 SOUTH PASS               9040    12.4    14.8    84     15.3    15.7    97
 WINDY PEAK               7900     7.0     6.6   106      8.5     8.9    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                    106


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    15.2    10.5   145     15.3    13.1   117
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    20.9    16.6   126     21.0    17.9   117
 OLD BATTLE              10000    29.0    27.8   104     33.2    30.0   111
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    15.8    13.4   118     19.6    16.4   120
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    29.0    25.5   114     30.7    24.6   125
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    117                    117


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    11.3    12.7    89     11.4    11.9    96
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    21.3    24.4    87     15.8    19.8    80
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     7.5    11.6    65      9.7    10.7    91
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     9.7    11.7    83     10.5    11.5    91
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    11.5    12.2    94     12.6    11.3   112
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    10.6      -M      *    12.5      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    10.0    13.2    76     11.9    13.1    91
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    13.6    15.4    88     15.2    15.5    98
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     8.2    10.1    81      8.4    10.0    84
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    11.3    13.0    87     12.4    14.3    87
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.3    23.3    83     19.9    23.4    85
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    21.0    22.0    95     24.2    21.8   111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                     93


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840    10.5    11.7    90      8.7    10.8    81
 HEWINTA                  9519    12.0     9.7   124     14.7    12.3   120
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     6.5     6.2   105      8.8     6.6   133
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     5.5     6.0    92      8.8     6.1   144
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    20.2    23.7    85       -M    22.1      *
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    12.5    14.8    84     15.1    17.9    84
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    13.1    13.4    98     16.3    13.6   120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    108


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    15.9    18.1    88     15.4    16.9    91
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    17.4    14.0   124     21.1    18.0   117
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    12.5    14.8    84     15.1    17.9    84
 LILY LAKE                9156    13.1    11.4   115     15.9    14.9   107
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    25.3    26.2    97     23.9    22.2   108
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    11.7    12.8    91     13.7    16.5    83
 TRIAL LAKE               9992    18.9    21.8    87     21.9    21.6   101
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                     99

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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.