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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: MARCH 20 , 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    17.7      *    24.0    20.6   117
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    22.4    22.5   100     23.0    25.9    89
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    46.5      -M      *    32.5      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    16.6    18.3    91     21.5    19.3   111
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    32.3    33.9    95       -M    34.5      *
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    12.0    13.4    90     12.9    12.2   106
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    11.0      -M      *    13.0      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    31.3    33.8    93     35.2    35.2   100
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    30.6    27.4   112     32.5    27.7   117
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    12.7    13.8    92     14.7    17.7    83
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    18.1    18.7    97     25.6    21.4   120
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    21.1    25.2    84     21.9    25.1    87
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    16.2    18.1    90     18.5    18.0   103
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    25.2    23.5   107     27.4    23.2   118
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      -M    26.4      *      -M    26.4      *
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    29.4    28.8   102     34.7    30.5   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                    105


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    24.0    22.4   107     22.9    19.1   120
 BLACK BEAR               8170    43.0    37.5   115       -M    38.2      *
 CANYON                   7870    16.0    13.1   122     19.4    14.6   133
 FISHER CREEK             9100    38.4    33.2   116       -M    34.5      *
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    27.8    23.8   117     30.3    25.1   121
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      -M    10.8      *      -M    12.0      *
 PARKER PEAK              9400    24.4    20.4   120       -M    15.4      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    19.9    21.3    93     24.4    19.9   123
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    16.2    18.1    90     18.5    18.0   103
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      -M    26.4      *      -M    26.4      *
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    17.5    16.3   107     23.2    19.9   117
 WHITE MILL               8700    25.5    23.0   111     24.5    25.6    96
 WOLVERINE                7650    10.3    11.4    90     12.6    12.2   103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    109                    114


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    14.6    14.0   104     17.4    15.4   113
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     6.0     8.3    72      9.1     9.6    95
 DEER PARK                9700    14.4    16.0    90     18.4    20.5    90
 HOBBS PARK              10100    12.9    13.6    95     12.8    11.5   111
 LITTLE WARM              9370     8.9    11.0    81     12.4    12.4   100
 SOUTH PASS               9040    13.4    16.0    84     16.2    17.1    95
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     6.7     6.8    99      8.1     8.0   101
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    25.2    23.5   107     27.4    23.2   118
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     8.6     8.0   108     11.7    10.4   112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    104


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    15.4    18.3    84     14.3    16.1    89
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     8.2     5.1   161      8.4     7.4   114
 BLACKWATER               9780    22.8    23.1    99     21.1    19.3   109
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    15.5    15.0   103     16.1    13.4   120
 EVENING STAR             9200    27.8    28.1    99     29.9    24.0   125
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     9.3     8.6   108      9.9     9.0   110
 KIRWIN                   9550    11.1    10.5   106     13.1    10.4   126
 MARQUETTE                8760     5.4     8.0    68      8.8     8.7   101
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    10.6    10.7    99      8.8    11.2    79
 OWL CREEK                8975     5.2     5.0   104      6.2     5.2   119
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    11.0    10.1   109     13.2    11.4   116
 SHELL CREEK              9580    14.4    13.6   106     13.9    12.2   114
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    19.9    21.3    93     24.4    19.9   123
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    11.1    12.3    90     19.7    16.9   117
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     3.9     5.2    75      7.3     6.5   112
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    15.5    16.3    95     16.1    15.3   105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                    112


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    22.8    23.1    99     21.1    19.3   109
 EVENING STAR             9200    27.8    28.1    99     29.9    24.0   125
 KIRWIN                   9550    11.1    10.5   106     13.1    10.4   126
 MARQUETTE                8760     5.4     8.0    68      8.8     8.7   101
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    19.9    21.3    93     24.4    19.9   123
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    11.1    12.3    90     19.7    16.9   117
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    15.5    16.3    95     16.1    15.3   105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                    116


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     8.2     5.1   161      8.4     7.4   114
 BIG GOOSE                7990     7.7     9.2    84     10.6     7.7   138
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    15.5    15.0   103     16.1    13.4   120
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    11.2    10.6   106     12.7    11.0   115
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    14.2    12.1   117     14.1    11.5   123
 DOME LAKE                8880    10.0    11.2    89     13.3    11.8   113
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     9.3     8.6   108      9.9     9.0   110
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     5.9     6.1    97      8.2     7.4   111
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    10.6    10.7    99      8.8    11.2    79
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    11.0    10.1   109     13.2    11.4   116
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    12.9    10.7   121     14.9    12.2   122
 TIE CREEK                6870     6.9     6.2   111     10.9     9.0   121
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    107                    115


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     7.1     8.6    83      9.8    10.4    94
 COLE CANYON              5910     5.5     6.4    86      6.9     6.2   111
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     7.9     7.7   103      8.0     8.1    99
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                    100


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    25.5    24.3   105     26.5    23.7   112
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    21.2    18.4   115     21.6    19.4   111
 ELK RIVER                8700    24.2    18.3   132     22.0    18.3   120
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    21.3    19.7   108     24.8    23.0   108
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    28.5    26.7   107     27.5    23.0   120
 OLD BATTLE              10000    30.8    30.2   102     33.7    32.5   104
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    16.6    10.7   155     16.8    11.3   149
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    12.7    12.2   104     15.9    15.1   105
 TOWER                   10500    40.0    42.6    94       -M    36.1      *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    24.2    25.1    96     27.8    25.0   111
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    14.4    11.0   131     14.4    11.9   121
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    108                    114


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    19.6    21.8    90     20.2    20.3   100
 CASPER MTN.              7900    12.3    13.0    95     13.2    12.9   102
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    15.8    14.9   106     16.2    15.5   105
 DEER PARK                9700    14.4    16.0    90     18.4    20.5    90
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     7.2    10.4    69      9.9    11.6    85
 RENO HILL                8400    12.3    12.6    98     14.1    13.4   105
 ROACH                    9700    17.9    15.8   113     20.4    17.3   118
 SAND LAKE               10050    25.6    30.0    85     25.4    22.2   114
 SOUTH PASS               9040    13.4    16.0    84     16.2    17.1    95
 WINDY PEAK               7900     7.5     7.5   100      8.9     9.7    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    101


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    16.0    11.5   139     15.7    14.6   108
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    21.2    18.4   115     21.6    19.4   111
 OLD BATTLE              10000    30.8    30.2   102     33.7    32.5   104
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    16.5    14.7   112     20.0    17.7   113
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    29.2    28.4   103     31.0    26.8   116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    110                    110


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    12.0    13.7    88     12.1    12.7    95
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    23.0    26.6    86     16.9    21.2    80
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     8.2    12.5    66     10.3    11.5    90
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    10.5    12.7    83     11.2    12.5    90
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    12.0    13.4    90     12.9    12.2   106
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    11.0      -M      *    13.0      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    11.2    14.3    78     12.8    14.0    91
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    14.7    16.7    88     16.2    16.6    98
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     8.9    10.8    82      8.9    10.7    83
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    12.3    14.0    88     13.4    15.3    88
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    21.1    25.2    84     21.9    25.1    87
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    22.7    23.8    95     25.7    23.5   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                     93


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840    11.1    12.4    90      9.3    11.6    80
 HEWINTA                  9519    14.2    10.9   130     16.2    13.4   121
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     7.7     6.8   113     10.0     7.2   139
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     6.9     6.6   105     10.1     6.8   149
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    22.6    26.1    87       -M    23.9      *
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    13.8    16.1    86     16.4    19.2    85
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    14.9    14.7   101     17.9    14.8   121
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                    109


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    16.9    19.8    85     16.1    18.2    88
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    19.0    15.4   123     22.1    19.6   113
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    13.8    16.1    86     16.4    19.2    85
 LILY LAKE                9156    14.4    12.3   117     17.0    16.2   105
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    26.8    28.5    94     25.0    24.0   104
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    12.7    13.8    92     14.7    17.7    83
 TRIAL LAKE               9992    20.7    23.8    87     23.0    23.5    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                     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.