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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 FRIDAY: MARCH 28 , 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    18.0    18.1    99     26.9    21.3   126
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    25.0    23.8   105     25.5    27.1    94
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    48.8      -M      *    34.4      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    18.5    18.7    99     23.3    19.8   118
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    36.6    35.5   103       -M    35.8      *
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    12.9    14.1    91     14.1    12.8   110
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    12.3      -M      *    14.3      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    35.2    35.3   100     37.6    36.5   103
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    33.6    28.7   117     34.7    28.8   120
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    13.6    14.4    94     15.7    18.6    84
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    20.5    19.1   107     28.1    22.1   127
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    22.9    26.4    87     23.9    26.2    91
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    18.4    19.0    97     20.5    18.7   110
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    27.2    24.6   111     29.4    24.3   121
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      -M    27.7      *      -M    27.5      *
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    32.7    30.1   109     37.9    31.9   119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    102                    110


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    25.2    23.2   109     23.9    19.9   120
 BLACK BEAR               8170    45.2    39.0   116     41.1    40.0   103
 CANYON                   7870    17.6    13.7   128     20.5    15.3   134
 FISHER CREEK             9100    41.1    34.7   118     37.3    36.0   104
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    29.5    25.0   118     31.7    26.4   120
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350    10.3    11.3    91     13.6    12.5   109
 PARKER PEAK              9400    26.6    21.5   124       -M    16.0      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    21.4    22.4    96     26.1    20.7   126
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    18.4    19.0    97     20.5    18.7   110
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      -M    27.7      *      -M    27.5      *
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    18.4    17.1   108     24.7    20.8   119
 WHITE MILL               8700    27.8    24.1   115       -M    26.7      *
 WOLVERINE                7650    11.1    11.5    97     13.8    12.7   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    114


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    16.1    14.6   110     19.0    16.0   119
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     6.9     8.7    79     10.0    10.3    97
 DEER PARK                9700    15.5    16.6    93     20.1    21.5    93
 HOBBS PARK              10100    13.9    14.6    95     14.2    12.4   115
 LITTLE WARM              9370     9.9    11.7    85     13.6    13.1   104
 SOUTH PASS               9040    14.3    16.4    87     17.3    18.1    96
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     6.7     7.1    94      8.2     8.6    95
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    27.2    24.6   111     29.4    24.3   121
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     8.6     8.5   101     12.2    11.2   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                    106


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    16.9    19.3    88     15.3    17.0    90
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     9.1     5.2   175      9.2     8.0   115
 BLACKWATER               9780    25.6    24.3   105     23.2    20.2   115
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    17.4    15.9   109     17.3    14.2   122
 EVENING STAR             9200    30.1    29.5   102     33.2    25.0   133
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     9.7     9.1   107     10.2     9.4   109
 KIRWIN                   9550    12.1    11.1   109     14.1    11.0   128
 MARQUETTE                8760     6.6     8.7    76      9.8     9.4   104
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    11.5    11.4   101      9.3    12.0    78
 OWL CREEK                8975     5.6     5.4   104      6.6     5.6   118
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    12.5    10.6   118     14.7    12.0   122
 SHELL CREEK              9580    15.9    14.4   110     15.2    13.0   117
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    21.4    22.4    96     26.1    20.7   126
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    12.6    12.7    99     21.2    17.5   121
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     4.3     5.5    78      8.0     7.1   113
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    17.4    17.0   102     18.0    15.9   113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    103                    115


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    25.6    24.3   105     23.2    20.2   115
 EVENING STAR             9200    30.1    29.5   102     33.2    25.0   133
 KIRWIN                   9550    12.1    11.1   109     14.1    11.0   128
 MARQUETTE                8760     6.6     8.7    76      9.8     9.4   104
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    21.4    22.4    96     26.1    20.7   126
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    12.6    12.7    99     21.2    17.5   121
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    17.4    17.0   102     18.0    15.9   113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                    122


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     9.1     5.2   175      9.2     8.0   115
 BIG GOOSE                7990     9.0    10.1    89     11.8     8.2   144
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    17.4    15.9   109     17.3    14.2   122
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    12.2    11.4   107     13.6    11.8   115
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    15.4    12.9   119     15.2    12.4   123
 DOME LAKE                8880    11.5    12.0    96     14.7    12.7   116
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     9.7     9.1   107     10.2     9.4   109
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     7.1     6.3   113      9.4     7.9   119
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    11.5    11.4   101      9.3    12.0    78
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    12.5    10.6   118     14.7    12.0   122
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    14.3    11.5   124     16.0    13.1   122
 TIE CREEK                6870     7.6     5.7   133     11.7     9.6   122
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    112                    117


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     7.7     8.5    91     10.5    10.9    96
 COLE CANYON              5910     5.9     6.7    88      7.5     6.5   115
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     8.6     8.1   106      8.6     8.4   102
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                    103


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    25.7    24.9   103     26.7    24.8   108
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    21.6    19.5   111     22.0    20.4   108
 ELK RIVER                8700    25.6    19.2   133     22.1    19.2   115
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    22.2    20.9   106     25.6    24.2   106
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    29.6    28.6   103     28.5    24.2   118
 OLD BATTLE              10000    31.4    31.7    99     37.2    34.1   109
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    17.4    11.3   154     17.0    11.8   144
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    13.4    12.9   104     16.0    16.0   100
 TOWER                   10500    41.4    44.7    93       -M    37.8      *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    24.7    26.1    95     28.5    26.2   109
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    14.6    11.7   125     14.5    12.5   116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                    112


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    20.5    23.2    88     21.2    21.5    99
 CASPER MTN.              7900    12.7    14.0    91     13.5    13.9    97
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    16.5    15.9   104     17.0    16.5   103
 DEER PARK                9700    15.5    16.6    93     20.1    21.5    93
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     7.6    10.8    70     10.4    12.3    85
 RENO HILL                8400    13.0    13.7    95     14.7    14.4   102
 ROACH                    9700    18.3    16.7   110     20.9    18.2   115
 SAND LAKE               10050    27.0    31.9    85     26.6    23.5   113
 SOUTH PASS               9040    14.3    16.4    87     17.3    18.1    96
 WINDY PEAK               7900     7.9     7.9   100      9.3    10.3    90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    100


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    15.8    11.4   139     15.8    15.5   102
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    21.6    19.5   111     22.0    20.4   108
 OLD BATTLE              10000    31.4    31.7    99     37.2    34.1   109
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    16.4    15.0   109     20.3    18.5   110
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    31.3    29.9   105     34.2    28.2   121
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    108                    111


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    13.3    14.4    92     13.1    13.2    99
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    25.5    27.8    92     18.0    22.0    82
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     9.4    13.0    72     11.5    12.0    96
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    10.7    13.3    80     11.3    13.1    86
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    12.9    14.1    91     14.1    12.8   110
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    12.3      -M      *    14.3      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    12.5    14.6    86     14.0    14.5    97
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    16.5    17.3    95     17.9    17.3   103
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     9.6    11.1    86      9.2    11.2    82
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    13.6    14.5    94     14.5    16.0    91
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    22.9    26.4    87     23.9    26.2    91
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    25.6    24.8   103     28.6    24.5   117
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                     96


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840    12.3    12.3   100     10.3    12.1    85
 HEWINTA                  9519    15.5    11.7   132     16.5    14.3   115
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     7.3     7.3   100      9.6     7.7   125
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     6.7     7.0    96     10.2     7.2   142
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    25.3    27.6    92       -M    25.1      *
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    15.1    16.8    90     17.9    20.1    89
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    15.3    15.5    99     18.4    15.8   116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99                    107


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    17.9    20.8    86     16.9    19.0    89
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    19.9    16.2   123     22.5    20.6   109
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    15.1    16.8    90     17.9    20.1    89
 LILY LAKE                9156    14.9    12.9   116     17.2    17.2   100
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    28.0    29.7    94     25.8    25.2   102
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    13.6    14.4    94     15.7    18.6    84
 TRIAL LAKE               9992    21.6    24.8    87     23.5    24.6    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                     96

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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.