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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 FRIDAY: JANUARY 2 , 2009
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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     7.4     8.4    88      9.9    10.6    93
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    11.0     9.9   111     14.3    13.7   104
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    17.8      -M      *    17.1      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      -M     7.8      *      -M     9.7      *
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    13.7    15.0    91     17.5    17.6    99
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.6     7.0   109      8.5     6.5   131
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     6.8      -M      *     7.8      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    12.8    15.0    85     17.3    17.8    97
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    13.0    12.8   102     15.5    13.7   113
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     5.2     5.5    95      7.0     9.1    77
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     6.7     8.0    84     10.9    11.2    97
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    11.2    12.7    88     12.5    13.2    95
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     8.3     7.8   106     10.5     9.2   114
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.8    11.8   117     15.1    12.2   124
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    17.4    13.6   128     13.9    13.7   101
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    13.4    14.5    92     17.9    15.8   113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                    104


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    10.2    11.6    88      9.3    10.1    92
 BLACK BEAR               8170    16.4    17.4    94     18.5    17.9   103
 CANYON                   7870     5.9     6.2    95      6.7     7.9    85
 FISHER CREEK             9100    16.8    16.5   102     16.1    17.4    93
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     9.8    11.4    86     11.8    12.6    94
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     4.1     5.0    82      6.7     6.5   103
 PARKER PEAK              9400    12.0    10.7   112       -M     8.3      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     8.3    10.7    78     10.6    11.1    95
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     8.3     7.8   106     10.5     9.2   114
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    17.4    13.6   128     13.9    13.7   101
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     7.0     7.6    92      9.8    10.0    98
 WHITE MILL               8700    10.8    11.3    96     11.3    13.0    87
 WOLVERINE                7650     5.0     5.9    85      5.8     7.1    82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                     96


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     8.7     6.8   128      9.4     8.1   116
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     4.0     4.7    85      5.6     5.7    98
 DEER PARK                9700      -M     6.7      *     9.0    11.0    82
 HOBBS PARK              10100     6.1     7.7    79      6.4     6.5    98
 LITTLE WARM              9370     5.5     5.4   102      7.1     6.8   104
 SOUTH PASS               9040     6.3     8.2    77      8.2     9.3    88
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     1.7     3.8    45      4.6     4.6   100
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.8    11.8   117     15.1    12.2   124
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     3.9     4.4    89      5.8     6.0    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                    101


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    10.3     9.8   105      9.2     8.6   107
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     3.9     2.6   150      5.1     4.5   113
 BLACKWATER               9780    11.8    12.2    97     10.8    10.9    99
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     9.9     7.9   125      7.9     7.4   107
 EVENING STAR             9200    13.0    13.9    94     14.0    13.2   106
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.1     4.1    76      4.6     4.9    94
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.9     6.0   115      7.7     5.9   131
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.2     5.0    44      5.1     5.3    96
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.1     5.5    75      5.0     6.8    74
 OWL CREEK                8975     3.4     2.7   126      3.4     2.9   117
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.3     5.3   119      7.3     6.1   120
 SHELL CREEK              9580     8.9     7.4   120      8.6     6.8   126
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     8.3    10.7    78     10.6    11.1    95
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.5     6.3    87      8.1    10.2    79
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     2.5     3.0    83      4.8     3.7   130
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    10.1     8.1   125      9.3     8.3   112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                    104


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    11.8    12.2    97     10.8    10.9    99
 EVENING STAR             9200    13.0    13.9    94     14.0    13.2   106
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.9     6.0   115      7.7     5.9   131
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.2     5.0    44      5.1     5.3    96
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     8.3    10.7    78     10.6    11.1    95
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     5.5     6.3    87      8.1    10.2    79
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    10.1     8.1   125      9.3     8.3   112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                    101


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     3.9     2.6   150      5.1     4.5   113
 BIG GOOSE                7990     4.0     4.5    89      6.3     4.5   140
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     9.9     7.9   125      7.9     7.4   107
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     6.2     5.6   111      7.1     6.2   115
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     8.2     5.8   141      8.9     6.5   137
 DOME LAKE                8880     6.6     6.1   108      8.2     7.0   117
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.1     4.1    76      4.6     4.9    94
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.0     3.3    91      5.7     4.3   133
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.1     5.5    75      5.0     6.8    74
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.3     5.3   119      7.3     6.1   120
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     7.5     5.3   142      9.4     6.8   138
 TIE CREEK                6870     2.0     2.5    80      8.0     5.2   154
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    119


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     4.5     3.6   125      8.7     6.3   138
 COLE CANYON              5910     3.4     3.4   100      7.2     3.9   185
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     5.0     3.4   147      8.1     5.3   153
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    124                    155


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     8.5    10.2    83      9.1    11.7    78
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     7.9     9.3    85     10.2    10.2   100
 ELK RIVER                8700     8.5     7.4   115      9.5     9.0   106
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    10.9     9.8   111     13.5    12.1   112
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    12.3    13.5    91     12.2    12.2   100
 OLD BATTLE              10000    12.7    14.8    86     16.0    16.2    99
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     4.1     5.4    76      5.9     5.9   100
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     6.0     5.2   115      7.8     7.9    99
 TOWER                   10500    13.7    20.9    66     16.5    18.1    91
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     9.9    11.6    85     12.5    13.2    95
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     6.0     5.6   107      6.6     6.5   102
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                     97


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     8.3    10.9    76      8.2    10.3    80
 CASPER MTN.              7900     3.5     7.0    50      6.2     7.3    85
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     6.9     7.7    90      7.4     8.0    92
 DEER PARK                9700      -M     6.7      *     9.0    11.0    82
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      -M     5.4      *      -M     6.2      *
 RENO HILL                8400     4.2     6.6    64      5.5     7.2    76
 ROACH                    9700     6.9     7.4    93      8.3     8.6    97
 SAND LAKE               10050    11.2    15.1    74     10.3    11.7    88
 SOUTH PASS               9040     6.3     8.2    77      8.2     9.3    88
 WINDY PEAK               7900     2.4     3.5    69      3.3     5.6    59
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     75                     84


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     4.4     4.2   105      7.2     7.2   100
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     7.9     9.3    85     10.2    10.2   100
 OLD BATTLE              10000    12.7    14.8    86     16.0    16.2    99
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     5.9     5.4   109      8.2     9.0    91
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    10.3    11.3    91     12.8    13.4    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                     97


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     6.3     7.0    90      6.6     6.6   100
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    11.0    13.4    82     10.4    11.2    93
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     4.1     6.0    68      7.1     5.8   122
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     7.2     6.4   112      8.7     6.8   128
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.6     7.0   109      8.5     6.5   131
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     6.8      -M      *     7.8      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     6.2     6.8    91      8.6     7.0   123
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     8.2     8.1   101     10.5     8.5   124
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     6.6     5.5   120      6.5     6.0   108
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     6.0     7.0    86      7.2     8.1    89
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    11.2    12.7    88     12.5    13.2    95
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    11.3    12.0    94     12.9    11.4   113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                    109


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     3.5     5.6    62      5.4     5.9    92
 HEWINTA                  9519     2.4     4.2    57      5.4     7.1    76
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     1.1     2.9    38      3.8     4.2    90
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.6     2.7    59      3.7     3.9    95
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     9.8    12.7    77     10.2    12.3    83
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.4     7.7    83      8.2    10.2    80
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     3.9     6.8    57      6.9     7.6    91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     67                     85


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     4.4     8.5    52      7.2     9.3    77
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     6.8     6.4   106      9.3    10.1    92
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.4     7.7    83      8.2    10.2    80
 LILY LAKE                9156     5.3     5.6    95      7.1     8.7    82
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     9.9    11.3    88     11.2    12.2    92
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     5.2     5.5    95      7.0     9.1    77
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     9.4    10.6    89      9.8    11.4    86
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                     84

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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.