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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 SUNDAY: MARCH 9 , 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      -M    16.8      *    22.6    19.5   116
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    20.8    20.1   103     21.9    24.2    90
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    41.5      -M      *    27.9      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    15.1    17.2    88     20.4    18.2   112
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    27.8    31.4    89     35.2    32.5   108
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    11.3    12.3    92     12.6    11.4   111
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    10.5      -M      *    12.4      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    27.2    31.5    86     31.8    33.1    96
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    27.2    25.4   107     29.8    25.9   115
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    11.7    12.9    91     13.7    16.6    83
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    15.1    17.6    86     23.2    20.3   114
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.3    23.5    82     19.9    23.6    84
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    14.6    16.6    88     17.1    16.9   101
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    23.4    21.9   107     25.6    21.7   118
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    30.9    24.6   126     23.3    24.7    94
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    27.5    26.9   102     33.0    28.5   116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                    104


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    22.0    21.2   104     20.8    18.0   116
 BLACK BEAR               8170    40.3    35.3   114       -M    35.3      *
 CANYON                   7870    14.9    12.3   121     18.4    13.7   134
 FISHER CREEK             9100    36.7    31.4   117       -M    32.3      *
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    26.2    22.4   117     28.9    23.4   124
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     8.2    10.4    79     11.7    11.3   104
 PARKER PEAK              9400    22.3    19.3   116       -M    14.4      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    18.2    20.0    91     22.8    18.7   122
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    14.6    16.6    88     17.1    16.9   101
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    30.9    24.6   126     23.3    24.7    94
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    16.5    15.5   106     22.6    18.4   123
 WHITE MILL               8700    23.7    21.7   109       -M    23.9      *
 WOLVERINE                7650     9.0    11.2    80     11.3    11.6    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    108                    113


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    13.4    13.3   101     16.2    14.4   112
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     5.5     7.8    71      8.6     8.9    97
 DEER PARK                9700    13.1    14.9    88     17.6    19.0    93
 HOBBS PARK              10100    11.7    12.7    92     12.1    10.5   115
 LITTLE WARM              9370     8.1    10.2    79     11.5    11.5   100
 SOUTH PASS               9040    12.4    15.0    83     15.4    15.8    97
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     6.1     6.4    95      7.6     7.4   103
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    23.4    21.9   107     25.6    21.7   118
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     7.7     7.4   104     10.9     9.4   116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                    106


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    14.6    16.9    86     13.5    14.9    91
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     7.5     4.7   160      7.6     6.8   112
 BLACKWATER               9780    21.1    21.7    97     19.7    18.1   109
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    14.7    13.9   106     15.3    12.3   124
 EVENING STAR             9200    25.2    26.5    95       -M    22.8      *
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     8.3     7.8   106      9.1     8.3   110
 KIRWIN                   9550    10.3     9.8   105     12.6     9.7   130
 MARQUETTE                8760     4.6     7.2    64      8.2     7.9   104
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     9.9     9.6   103      8.1    10.2    79
 OWL CREEK                8975     4.7     4.5   104      5.8     4.7   123
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    10.7     9.3   115     12.7    10.5   121
 SHELL CREEK              9580    13.7    12.5   110     13.3    11.4   117
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    18.2    20.0    91     22.8    18.7   122
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    10.0    12.0    83     18.6    16.1   116
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     3.4     4.5    76      6.9     5.8   119
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    14.5    15.4    94     15.5    14.3   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                    112


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    21.1    21.7    97     19.7    18.1   109
 EVENING STAR             9200    25.2    26.5    95       -M    22.8      *
 KIRWIN                   9550    10.3     9.8   105     12.6     9.7   130
 MARQUETTE                8760     4.6     7.2    64      8.2     7.9   104
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    18.2    20.0    91     22.8    18.7   122
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    10.0    12.0    83     18.6    16.1   116
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    14.5    15.4    94     15.5    14.3   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    115


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     7.5     4.7   160      7.6     6.8   112
 BIG GOOSE                7990     7.1     8.2    87     10.0     7.1   141
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    14.7    13.9   106     15.3    12.3   124
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    10.6     9.6   110     12.1    10.1   120
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    13.4    10.9   123     13.2    10.4   127
 DOME LAKE                8880     9.1    10.1    90     12.6    10.8   117
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     8.3     7.8   106      9.1     8.3   110
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     5.4     5.5    98      7.6     6.7   113
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     9.9     9.6   103      8.1    10.2    79
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    10.7     9.3   115     12.7    10.5   121
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    12.2     9.8   124     14.1    11.2   126
 TIE CREEK                6870     6.6     5.5   120     10.5     8.3   127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    110                    118


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     6.8     7.9    86      9.6     9.7    99
 COLE CANYON              5910     5.4     6.0    90      6.7     5.8   116
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     7.7     7.2   107      7.7     7.8    99
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    103


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    23.8    23.1   103     25.2    22.1   114
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    20.7    16.7   124     21.1    18.1   117
 ELK RIVER                8700    22.7    17.1   133     21.3    17.0   125
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    20.7    18.2   114     24.2    21.3   114
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    27.2    24.2   112     26.5    21.4   124
 OLD BATTLE              10000    29.2    28.0   104     33.2    30.2   110
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    16.3     9.7   168     16.5    10.5   157
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    12.4    10.9   114     15.6    14.0   111
 TOWER                   10500      -M    39.6      *      -M    33.7      *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    22.8    23.0    99     26.8    23.3   115
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    13.9    10.2   136     14.0    11.0   127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    116                    119


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    18.1    20.1    90     19.1    18.6   103
 CASPER MTN.              7900    11.6    12.0    97     12.6    11.8   107
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    15.2    13.7   111     15.7    14.2   111
 DEER PARK                9700    13.1    14.9    88     17.6    19.0    93
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     6.6     9.5    69      9.3    10.7    87
 RENO HILL                8400    11.7    11.3   104     13.6    12.2   111
 ROACH                    9700    17.0    14.7   116     19.5    15.9   123
 SAND LAKE               10050    24.2    27.1    89     24.1    20.4   118
 SOUTH PASS               9040    12.4    15.0    83     15.4    15.8    97
 WINDY PEAK               7900     7.0     6.7   104      8.5     9.0    94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    105


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    15.1    10.6   142     15.2    13.2   115
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    20.7    16.7   124     21.1    18.1   117
 OLD BATTLE              10000    29.2    28.0   104     33.2    30.2   110
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    15.8    13.5   117     19.5    16.6   117
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    29.1    25.8   113     30.7    24.8   124
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    116                    116


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    11.2    12.8    87     11.2    11.9    94
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    21.2    24.6    86     15.8    19.9    79
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     7.5    11.7    64      9.6    10.8    89
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     9.6    11.8    81     10.4    11.6    90
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    11.3    12.3    92     12.6    11.4   111
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    10.5      -M      *    12.4      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     9.9    13.3    74     11.8    13.2    89
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    13.5    15.5    87     15.2    15.6    97
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     8.2    10.1    81      8.3    10.1    82
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    11.3    13.1    86     12.3    14.4    85
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.3    23.5    82     19.9    23.6    84
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    20.9    22.1    95     24.0    21.9   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                     92


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840    10.5    11.8    89      8.7    10.9    80
 HEWINTA                  9519    12.2     9.8   124     15.0    12.3   122
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     6.7     6.2   108      8.9     6.6   135
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     5.6     6.1    92      8.9     6.2   144
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    20.1    23.9    84       -M    22.2      *
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    12.4    14.9    83     15.0    18.0    83
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    13.3    13.5    99     16.6    13.7   121
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    108


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    16.0    18.3    87     15.3    17.0    90
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    17.6    14.1   125     21.2    18.1   117
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    12.4    14.9    83     15.0    18.0    83
 LILY LAKE                9156    13.4    11.5   117     16.0    15.0   107
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    25.4    26.4    96     23.8    22.3   107
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    11.7    12.9    91     13.7    16.6    83
 TRIAL LAKE               9992    18.9    22.0    86     21.9    21.8   100
                                                -----                  -----
                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.