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At 11:08p, 11/13/18
Temperature 27.0°F
Wind 1.0 mph


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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: SEPTEMBER 7 , 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      .1      .0           36.3    31.9   114
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670      .0      .0   100       -M    41.2      *
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260      .0      -M      *    51.1      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .0      .0   100     33.9    29.4   115
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .1      .0           58.4    51.8   113
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .1      .0           22.0    23.4    94
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820      .2      -M      *    23.8      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850      .0      .0   100     50.1    51.7    97
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .0      .0   100     47.1    42.2   112
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      -M      .0      *      -M    28.3      *
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100     37.8    33.9   112
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      -M      .0      *    33.7    37.9    89
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .3      .0           30.5    29.3   104
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .0      .0   100     43.2    38.9   111
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      .3      .0           46.4    43.3   107
 WILLOW CREEK             8380      .0      .0   100     56.2    49.5   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   107


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360      .1      .1   100     36.6    33.7   109
 BLACK BEAR               8170      .0      .0   100     58.5    57.8   101
 CANYON                   7870      .0      .0   100     29.8    26.3   113
 FISHER CREEK             9100      .1      .0           56.0    56.1   100
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      .0      .0   100     45.1    40.5   111
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .0   100     23.1    24.5    94
 PARKER PEAK              9400      .1      .1   100     42.1    29.5   143
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100     42.3    35.7   118
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .3      .0           30.5    29.3   104
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      .3      .0           46.4    43.3   107
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .0      .0   100     36.7    33.6   109
 WHITE MILL               8700      .1      .0           40.7    43.5    94
 WOLVERINE                7650      .1      .0           24.3    24.2   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                    107


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .0      .0   100     28.0    28.2    99
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0      .0   100     20.3    22.4    91
 DEER PARK                9700      .0      .0   100     33.0    36.6    90
 HOBBS PARK              10100      .1      .0           27.0    26.8   101
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .0      .0   100     25.4    25.8    98
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .1      .0           29.6    30.7    96
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0      .0   100     18.5    20.3    91
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .0      .0   100     43.2    38.9   111
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0      .0   100     24.2    23.9   101
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                    98


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380      .5      .0           31.8    32.0    99
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .1      .0           24.4    19.7   124
 BLACKWATER               9780      .0      .0   100     40.6    36.6   111
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .0      .0   100     32.6    29.9   109
 EVENING STAR             9200      .2      .1   200     53.3    42.4   126
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .1      .0           21.7    21.5   101
 KIRWIN                   9550      .1      .0           26.1    25.3   103
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0      .0   100     25.8    25.4   102
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .3      .0           23.7    24.6    96
 OWL CREEK                8975      .1      .0           17.4    16.6   105
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .1      .0           29.4    25.7   114
 SHELL CREEK              9580      .8      .1   800     30.7    27.5   112
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100     42.3    35.7   118
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .1      .0           32.7    29.0   113
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0      .0   100     23.4    20.3   115
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .0      .0   100     28.3    29.4    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    500                    110


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780      .0      .0   100     40.6    36.6   111
 EVENING STAR             9200      .2      .1   200     53.3    42.4   126
 KIRWIN                   9550      .1      .0           26.1    25.3   103
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0      .0   100     25.8    25.4   102
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100     42.3    35.7   118
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .1      .0           32.7    29.0   113
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .0      .0   100     28.3    29.4    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    200                    111


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .1      .0           24.4    19.7   124
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .0      .0   100     26.2    21.3   123
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .0      .0   100     32.6    29.9   109
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .0      .0   100     29.8    24.9   120
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860      .1      .0           35.1    29.1   121
 DOME LAKE                8880      .0      .0   100     31.4    27.1   116
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .1      .0           21.7    21.5   101
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .1      .0           26.2    20.7   127
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .3      .0           23.7    24.6    96
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .1      .0           29.4    25.7   114
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .1      .0           35.3    28.3   125
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      .0   100     27.4    23.4   117
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   116


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .1      .0           29.6    25.7   115
 COLE CANYON              5910      .1      .0           28.4    21.5   132
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .0   100     35.7    24.3   147
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   131


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160      .0      .0   100     38.9    36.8   106
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .0      .0   100     34.9    32.0   109
 ELK RIVER                8700      .3      .0           33.5    31.0   108
 JOE WRIGHT              10120      .1      .0           43.9    42.7   103
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130      .0      .0   100     43.7    40.9   107
 OLD BATTLE              10000      -M      .0      *      -M    49.7      *
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .0      .0   100     25.1    18.6   135
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .1      .0           25.6    29.4    87
 TOWER                   10500      .0      .0   100     56.1    56.4    99
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250      .0      .0   100     43.8    39.9   110
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .2      .0           26.9    25.1   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   106


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240      .0      .0   100     32.6    37.0    88
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .0      .0   100     32.3    29.0   111
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      .0      .0   100     31.2    30.1   104
 DEER PARK                9700      .0      .0   100     33.0    36.6    90
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0      .0   100     23.9    26.4    91
 RENO HILL                8400      .0      .0   100     34.4    30.0   115
 ROACH                    9700      .0      .0   100     33.6    32.1   105
 SAND LAKE               10050      .1      .0           45.2    40.3   112
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .1      .0           29.6    30.7    96
 WINDY PEAK               7900      -M      .0      *      -M    22.7      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   101


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .0   100     24.5    24.4   100
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .0      .0   100     34.9    32.0   109
 OLD BATTLE              10000      -M      .0      *      -M    49.7      *
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      -M      .0      *    31.6    29.5   107
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .0      .0   100     48.4    43.3   112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   108


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080      .0      .0   100     20.8    23.4    89
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650      .0      .0   100     26.5    33.0    80
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0      .0   100     16.9    20.1    84
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .0      .0   100     19.2    24.6    78
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .1      .0           22.0    23.4    94
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820      .2      -M      *    23.8      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0      .0   100     20.0    22.8    88
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .0      .0   100     25.5    27.5    93
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .1      .0           16.5    20.7    80
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .1      .0           20.4    23.8    86
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      -M      .0      *    33.7    37.9    89
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      -M      .0      *    41.3    37.0   112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                    89


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .0      .0   100     16.6    20.8    80
 HEWINTA                  9519      -M      .0      *    29.3    26.2   112
 HICKERSON PARK           9145      .0      .0   100     21.7    18.2   119
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .0   100     19.7    18.1   109
 INDIAN CREEK             9425      .4      .0           32.7    36.8    89
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .2      .0           26.0    30.2    86
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200      .8      .0           31.9    29.3   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                    99


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .1      .0           25.5    29.0    88
 HAYDEN FORK              9212      .0      .0   100     34.1    33.9   101
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .2      .0           26.0    30.2    86
 LILY LAKE                9156      .0      .0   100     27.5    29.3    94
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .0      .0   100     35.0    38.5    91
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      -M      .0      *      -M    28.3      *
 TRIAL LAKE               9992      -M      .0      *    36.1    39.9    90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                    92

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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.