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At 7:08a, 10/21/18
Temperature 38.4°F
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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 TUESDAY: DECEMBER 23 , 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     3.8     7.0    54      6.6     9.2    72
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     8.6     8.3   104     11.8    11.8   100
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    14.8      -M      *    13.8      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      -M     6.4      *      -M     8.3      *
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     8.7    12.6    69     12.5    15.0    83
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     5.0     6.0    83      6.0     5.8   103
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     4.2      -M      *     5.5      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     7.6    12.6    60     11.9    15.3    78
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     7.8    10.9    72     10.4    11.7    89
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     3.2     4.6    70      5.1     7.8    65
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     3.7     6.8    54      7.6     9.7    78
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     7.3    11.0    66      8.9    11.3    79
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     5.0     6.6    76      7.7     8.0    96
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     9.9    10.3    96     11.5    10.6   108
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    11.6    12.0    97      9.1    12.0    76
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    10.4    12.4    84     14.9    13.7   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     76                     87


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     6.8    10.1    67      6.4     8.9    72
 BLACK BEAR               8170    11.3    15.1    75     14.1    15.5    91
 CANYON                   7870     4.2     5.2    81      5.1     6.9    74
 FISHER CREEK             9100    11.5    14.4    80     11.8    15.0    79
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     6.5     9.8    66      8.8    11.0    80
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     2.2     4.3    51      5.4     5.8    93
 PARKER PEAK              9400     9.0     9.3    97      7.2     7.5    96
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     6.3     9.4    67      8.4    10.0    84
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     5.0     6.6    76      7.7     8.0    96
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    11.6    12.0    97      9.1    12.0    76
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     4.5     6.5    69      7.4     8.8    84
 WHITE MILL               8700     8.0    10.0    80      8.5    11.4    75
 WOLVERINE                7650     2.9     4.9    59      4.3     6.4    67
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     76                     82


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     5.6     5.9    95      6.3     7.1    89
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     2.9     4.2    69      4.5     5.3    85
 DEER PARK                9700     5.1     6.0    85      7.2     9.8    73
 HOBBS PARK              10100     4.8     7.1    68      5.0     5.9    85
 LITTLE WARM              9370     4.2     4.7    89      5.8     6.1    95
 SOUTH PASS               9040     5.0     7.4    68      7.3     8.4    87
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     1.0     3.5    29      3.4     4.3    79
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     9.9    10.3    96     11.5    10.6   108
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     2.8     4.0    70      5.1     5.6    91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     78                     89


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     9.4     8.7   108      8.2     7.5   109
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.9     2.3   126      4.5     4.2   107
 BLACKWATER               9780     7.9    10.9    72      7.5     9.9    76
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     8.4     7.1   118      7.0     6.6   106
 EVENING STAR             9200     7.9    12.2    65     10.1    11.6    87
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.2     3.7    59      4.0     4.5    89
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.5     5.4    83      4.8     5.4    89
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.0     4.6    43      4.4     5.0    88
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     3.0     5.1    59      4.4     6.3    70
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.8     2.4   117      2.9     2.7   107
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     5.6     4.7   119      6.5     5.4   120
 SHELL CREEK              9580     8.1     6.7   121      7.9     6.0   132
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     6.3     9.4    67      8.4    10.0    84
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     4.1     5.4    76      6.6     9.3    71
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.9     2.9    66      4.6     3.5   131
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     6.0     6.9    87      6.2     7.3    85
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                     93


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     7.9    10.9    72      7.5     9.9    76
 EVENING STAR             9200     7.9    12.2    65     10.1    11.6    87
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.5     5.4    83      4.8     5.4    89
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.0     4.6    43      4.4     5.0    88
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     6.3     9.4    67      8.4    10.0    84
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     4.1     5.4    76      6.6     9.3    71
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     6.0     6.9    87      6.2     7.3    85
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     71                     82


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.9     2.3   126      4.5     4.2   107
 BIG GOOSE                7990     3.3     3.8    87      5.6     4.2   133
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     8.4     7.1   118      7.0     6.6   106
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     5.2     5.0   104      6.2     5.6   111
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     7.2     5.1   141      8.0     6.0   133
 DOME LAKE                8880     5.5     5.5   100      7.2     6.3   114
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.2     3.7    59      4.0     4.5    89
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     2.4     2.8    86      5.1     4.0   127
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     3.0     5.1    59      4.4     6.3    70
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     5.6     4.7   119      6.5     5.4   120
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     6.7     4.7   143      8.6     6.1   141
 TIE CREEK                6870     1.2     2.2    55      7.1     4.7   151
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    103                    116


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     4.3     2.9   148      7.8     5.7   137
 COLE CANYON              5910     2.9     2.9   100      6.9     3.6   192
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     4.5     2.8   161      7.6     4.9   155
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    136                    157


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     7.2     8.4    86      7.8    10.0    78
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     6.6     8.0    82      8.6     8.9    97
 ELK RIVER                8700     6.6     5.9   112      7.9     7.7   103
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    10.1     8.6   117     12.2    10.7   114
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    11.0    11.8    93     10.8    10.7   101
 OLD BATTLE              10000    11.4    13.1    87     14.0    14.0   100
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     3.2     4.6    70      5.0     5.2    96
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     5.4     4.5   120      7.0     7.0   100
 TOWER                   10500    11.9    18.3    65     13.9    15.7    89
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     8.6    10.2    84     11.1    11.5    97
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     4.8     5.0    96      5.5     5.9    93
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                     97


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     7.0     9.3    75      7.3     9.0    81
 CASPER MTN.              7900     3.3     6.3    52      6.0     6.7    90
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     6.0     6.8    88      6.5     7.1    92
 DEER PARK                9700     5.1     6.0    85      7.2     9.8    73
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     2.5     4.7    53      3.4     5.6    61
 RENO HILL                8400     3.7     6.0    62      5.0     6.6    76
 ROACH                    9700     6.1     6.4    95      7.3     7.5    97
 SAND LAKE               10050    10.0    13.4    75      8.9    10.3    86
 SOUTH PASS               9040     5.0     7.4    68      7.3     8.4    87
 WINDY PEAK               7900     2.2     3.2    69      3.0     5.0    60
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                     81


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     3.2     3.2   100      6.1     6.3    97
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     6.6     8.0    82      8.6     8.9    97
 OLD BATTLE              10000    11.4    13.1    87     14.0    14.0   100
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     4.6     4.3   107      7.3     7.8    94
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      -M     9.4      *      -M    11.6      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                     97


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     4.0     6.1    66      4.5     5.9    76
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     7.6    11.5    66      7.8     9.8    80
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     1.7     5.2    33      4.9     5.1    96
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     4.0     5.5    73      5.7     6.0    95
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     5.0     6.0    83      6.0     5.8   103
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     4.2      -M      *     5.5      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     3.2     5.7    56      5.7     6.0    95
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     4.5     7.0    64      6.9     7.3    95
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     4.1     4.7    87      4.3     5.3    81
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     3.6     6.0    60      5.0     6.9    72
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     7.3    11.0    66      8.9    11.3    79
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     7.9    10.3    77      9.5     9.8    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     67                     87


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     1.8     4.6    39      4.0     5.1    78
 HEWINTA                  9519     1.6     3.5    46      4.7     6.5    72
 HICKERSON PARK           9145      .5     2.5    20      3.0     3.9    77
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.1     2.3    48      3.3     3.6    92
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     6.8    10.9    62      7.3    10.6    69
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     4.6     6.7    69      6.1     8.8    69
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     2.8     5.9    47      6.1     6.9    88
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     53                     76


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     2.6     6.9    38      5.7     8.2    70
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     5.3     5.3   100      7.7     8.9    87
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     4.6     6.7    69      6.1     8.8    69
 LILY LAKE                9156     4.0     4.7    85      6.1     7.8    78
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     6.8     9.2    74      8.5    10.7    79
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     3.2     4.6    70      5.1     7.8    65
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     7.4     9.0    82      7.9     9.9    80
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                     76

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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.