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At 5:28p, 10/15/18
Temperature 38.8°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 SATURDAY: JANUARY 17 , 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     9.8    10.6    92     12.6    12.8    98
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    15.5    12.1   128     19.0    16.5   115
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    22.4      -M      *    20.1      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     9.7    10.1    96     14.2    11.8   120
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    17.9    19.0    94     21.1    21.7    97
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.3     8.3   100      9.4     7.6   124
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     8.4      -M      *     9.4      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    15.8    19.0    83     20.1    21.6    93
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    16.0    15.7   102     18.3    16.8   109
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     7.2     7.3    99      9.0    11.0    82
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     9.6    10.2    94     13.8    13.5   102
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    15.7    15.0   105     16.5    16.1   102
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.3     9.7   106     12.1    11.1   109
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    17.9    14.4   124     19.7    14.7   134
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    22.8    16.3   140     17.7    16.2   109
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    18.7    17.4   107     23.0    19.0   121
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    105                    108


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    14.5    14.3   101     13.3    12.1   110
 BLACK BEAR               8170    19.0    22.0    86     20.9    22.2    94
 CANYON                   7870     7.6     7.8    97      8.5     9.4    90
 FISHER CREEK             9100    22.7    20.8   109     21.6    21.3   101
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    11.1    14.2    78     13.1    15.0    87
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     6.2     6.6    94      8.7     7.7   113
 PARKER PEAK              9400    15.8    13.0   122       -M     9.7      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.3    13.1    86     13.8    13.0   106
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.3     9.7   106     12.1    11.1   109
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    22.8    16.3   140     17.7    16.2   109
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     7.9     9.5    83     11.0    12.0    92
 WHITE MILL               8700    14.8    14.1   105     14.9    15.7    95
 WOLVERINE                7650     7.3     7.4    99      7.4     8.2    90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    101                     99


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    11.1     8.9   125     12.0     9.8   122
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     4.5     5.5    82      6.2     6.5    95
 DEER PARK                9700     5.9     9.6    61      9.6    12.8    75
 HOBBS PARK              10100     6.8     9.0    76      7.1     7.4    96
 LITTLE WARM              9370     6.6     6.8    97      8.5     8.1   105
 SOUTH PASS               9040     6.6     9.9    67      8.7    10.7    81
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     1.9     4.3    44      4.8     5.1    94
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    17.9    14.4   124     19.7    14.7   134
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     4.1     5.1    80      6.1     6.7    91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                    101


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    13.3    11.9   112     11.2    10.3   109
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     5.7     3.0   190      6.2     5.0   124
 BLACKWATER               9780    15.5    14.6   106     14.1    12.6   112
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    13.3     9.4   141     10.5     8.5   124
 EVENING STAR             9200    18.9    17.3   109     20.0    15.5   129
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.7     5.0    94      5.8     5.8   100
 KIRWIN                   9550     8.4     7.0   120      9.5     6.9   138
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.7     5.5    49      5.4     5.8    93
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     6.1     6.4    95      6.1     7.6    80
 OWL CREEK                8975     3.6     3.1   116      3.6     3.3   109
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     8.9     6.4   139     10.0     7.2   139
 SHELL CREEK              9580    11.8     8.8   134     11.5     8.0   144
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.3    13.1    86     13.8    13.0   106
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     9.4     7.7   122     12.3    11.9   103
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     2.8     3.4    82      5.8     4.1   141
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    12.8    10.2   125     11.5    10.0   115
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    112                    116


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    15.5    14.6   106     14.1    12.6   112
 EVENING STAR             9200    18.9    17.3   109     20.0    15.5   129
 KIRWIN                   9550     8.4     7.0   120      9.5     6.9   138
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.7     5.5    49      5.4     5.8    93
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.3    13.1    86     13.8    13.0   106
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     9.4     7.7   122     12.3    11.9   103
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    12.8    10.2   125     11.5    10.0   115
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    105                    114


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     5.7     3.0   190      6.2     5.0   124
 BIG GOOSE                7990     5.5     5.3   104      7.7     4.9   157
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    13.3     9.4   141     10.5     8.5   124
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     8.3     6.6   126      8.9     7.0   127
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    11.4     7.1   161     11.1     7.4   150
 DOME LAKE                8880     8.2     7.1   115     10.1     7.8   129
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.7     5.0    94      5.8     5.8   100
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     4.2     3.8   111      6.8     4.8   142
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     6.1     6.4    95      6.1     7.6    80
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     8.9     6.4   139     10.0     7.2   139
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     9.8     6.4   153     11.5     7.8   147
 TIE CREEK                6870     3.3     3.6    92      9.6     6.0   160
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    128                    131


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     6.5     4.6   141     10.9     7.1   154
 COLE CANYON              5910     4.2     3.9   108      8.5     4.3   198
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     6.7     4.1   163      9.6     5.8   166
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    138                    169


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    13.3    13.2   101     13.0    14.3    91
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    10.0    11.3    88     12.2    12.0   102
 ELK RIVER                8700    12.2     9.8   124     12.3    11.0   112
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    13.0    11.8   110     16.3    14.2   115
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    16.0    16.1    99     15.6    14.4   108
 OLD BATTLE              10000    15.6    17.3    90     19.7    19.5   101
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     5.0     6.6    76      6.8     7.0    97
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     7.2     6.3   114      8.9     9.4    95
 TOWER                   10500    21.0    25.5    82     22.6    22.0   103
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    12.1    13.8    88     15.0    15.9    94
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     6.7     6.5   103      7.2     7.4    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                    102


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    11.2    13.2    85     10.9    12.5    87
 CASPER MTN.              7900     4.9     8.0    61      7.4     8.1    91
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     8.8     9.2    96      9.4     9.3   101
 DEER PARK                9700     5.9     9.6    61      9.6    12.8    75
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     3.6     6.4    56      4.6     7.3    63
 RENO HILL                8400     5.8     7.6    76      7.1     8.4    85
 ROACH                    9700     9.0     9.2    98     10.5    10.2   103
 SAND LAKE               10050    14.1    17.6    80     13.0    14.1    92
 SOUTH PASS               9040     6.6     9.9    67      8.7    10.7    81
 WINDY PEAK               7900     3.3     3.9    85      3.9     6.3    62
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77                     85


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     6.3     6.1   103      8.9     8.7   102
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    10.0    11.3    88     12.2    12.0   102
 OLD BATTLE              10000    15.6    17.3    90     19.7    19.5   101
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     7.5     7.6    99     10.0    10.9    92
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    15.0    14.9   101     17.1    16.8   102
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                    100


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     7.0     8.3    84      7.1     7.9    90
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    15.4    16.0    96     12.8    13.5    95
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     5.3     7.2    74      8.2     7.0   117
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     8.0     7.6   105      9.4     7.9   119
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.3     8.3   100      9.4     7.6   124
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     8.4      -M      *     9.4      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     6.9     8.4    82      9.3     8.5   109
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    10.3     9.7   106     12.6    10.2   124
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     7.6     6.6   115      7.4     7.0   106
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     8.7     8.4   104      9.5     9.7    98
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    15.7    15.0   105     16.5    16.1   102
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    15.5    14.4   108     17.2    14.0   123
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99                    109


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     5.1     7.0    73      6.1     7.3    84
 HEWINTA                  9519     3.9     5.4    72      6.6     8.2    80
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     1.5     3.7    41      4.0     4.7    85
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     2.0     3.4    59      4.1     4.3    95
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    12.3    15.2    81     12.0    14.8    81
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     7.3     9.2    79      9.0    12.3    73
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     5.3     8.0    66      8.4     8.9    94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72                     83


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     6.1    10.9    56      9.2    11.2    82
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     8.4     8.1   104     11.1    11.9    93
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     7.3     9.2    79      9.0    12.3    73
 LILY LAKE                9156     6.7     6.8    99      8.6    10.1    85
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    12.7    14.7    86     13.7    14.6    94
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     7.2     7.3    99      9.0    11.0    82
 TRIAL LAKE               9992    11.2    13.1    85     11.2    13.7    82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                     85

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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.