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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: FEBRUARY 10 , 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    11.2    13.8    81     13.9    16.0    87
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    18.1    15.4   118     21.7    19.9   109
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    27.6      -M      *    24.1      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    11.7    13.6    86     16.2    14.9   109
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    21.6    25.1    86     24.9    26.9    93
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.8    10.0    88     10.5     9.2   114
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    10.3      -M      *    11.2      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    18.0    25.2    71     22.1    26.9    82
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    18.1    20.2    90     20.3    21.1    96
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     9.2    10.3    89     10.8    13.6    79
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    11.6    13.9    83     15.6    16.8    93
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    18.1    18.8    96     18.6    19.6    95
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    11.2    12.9    87     13.0    13.7    95
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    19.7    18.2   108     21.7    18.0   121
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    24.8    20.4   122     19.2    19.9    96
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    22.9    21.8   105     27.4    23.3   118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                     98


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    15.8    17.3    91     14.5    14.9    97
 BLACK BEAR               8170    22.3    27.5    81     23.5    28.3    83
 CANYON                   7870     8.8     9.6    92      9.6    11.5    83
 FISHER CREEK             9100    25.3    25.4   100     23.9    26.4    91
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    12.8    17.5    73     14.8    18.9    78
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     7.5     8.4    89      9.8     9.5   103
 PARKER PEAK              9400    17.7    15.7   113     12.7    11.9   107
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    13.3    16.0    83     15.6    15.8    99
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    11.2    12.9    87     13.0    13.7    95
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    24.8    20.4   122     19.2    19.9    96
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     9.3    12.0    78     12.4    14.8    84
 WHITE MILL               8700    16.7    17.2    97     16.7    19.6    85
 WOLVERINE                7650     8.8     9.2    96      8.7     9.8    89
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                     90


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    12.2    10.8   113     12.9    12.0   108
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     5.0     6.2    81      6.7     7.5    89
 DEER PARK                9700     6.5    12.8    51     10.3    15.7    66
 HOBBS PARK              10100     7.1    10.3    69      7.5     8.7    86
 LITTLE WARM              9370     7.7     8.2    94      9.8     9.6   102
 SOUTH PASS               9040     7.3    12.0    61      9.3    13.2    70
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     2.0     5.0    40      5.0     6.1    82
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    19.7    18.2   108     21.7    18.0   121
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     4.5     6.0    75      6.6     7.8    85
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     80                     91


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    14.4    14.1   102     11.8    12.5    94
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      -M     3.7      *      -M     5.8      *
 BLACKWATER               9780    16.4    17.5    94     15.1    15.1   100
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    14.6    11.2   130     11.4    10.2   112
 EVENING STAR             9200    21.0    21.3    99     22.2    18.9   117
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.7     6.1    93      6.8     6.7   101
 KIRWIN                   9550     8.9     8.0   111     10.1     8.1   125
 MARQUETTE                8760     3.1     6.1    51      6.0     6.6    91
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     7.1     7.7    92      7.6     8.6    88
 OWL CREEK                8975     3.8     3.6   106      3.8     3.9    97
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     9.8     7.6   129     11.1     8.8   126
 SHELL CREEK              9580    13.2    10.4   127     12.7     9.8   130
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    13.3    16.0    83     15.6    15.8    99
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    10.4     9.6   108     13.5    14.1    96
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     2.9     3.8    76      6.3     4.8   131
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    14.1    12.7   111     12.9    12.1   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    102                    107


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    16.4    17.5    94     15.1    15.1   100
 EVENING STAR             9200    21.0    21.3    99     22.2    18.9   117
 KIRWIN                   9550     8.9     8.0   111     10.1     8.1   125
 MARQUETTE                8760     3.1     6.1    51      6.0     6.6    91
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    13.3    16.0    83     15.6    15.8    99
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    10.4     9.6   108     13.5    14.1    96
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    14.1    12.7   111     12.9    12.1   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                    105


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      -M     3.7      *      -M     5.8      *
 BIG GOOSE                7990     6.3     6.5    97      8.4     6.1   138
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    14.6    11.2   130     11.4    10.2   112
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     8.9     7.8   114      9.6     8.4   114
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    12.8     8.6   149     12.4     8.7   143
 DOME LAKE                8880     9.1     8.5   107     11.1     9.2   121
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.7     6.1    93      6.8     6.7   101
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     4.7     4.4   107      7.5     5.6   134
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     7.1     7.7    92      7.6     8.6    88
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     9.8     7.6   129     11.1     8.8   126
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    10.6     7.8   136     12.5     9.3   134
 TIE CREEK                6870     3.6     4.3    84     10.2     7.1   144
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    116                    122


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     7.8     5.7   137     12.2     8.2   149
 COLE CANYON              5910     4.8     4.9    98      9.3     4.9   190
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     7.7     5.6   138     10.4     6.7   155
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    125                    161


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    19.1    18.3   104     18.1    17.9   101
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    15.3    13.7   112     17.2    14.7   117
 ELK RIVER                8700    17.2    13.5   127     16.2    13.7   118
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    16.5    15.0   110     20.1    17.4   116
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    22.6    19.6   115     21.7    17.5   124
 OLD BATTLE              10000    22.5    21.9   103     27.3    24.2   113
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     8.3     7.9   105      9.7     8.5   114
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     9.7     8.1   120     11.4    11.7    97
 TOWER                   10500    30.2    32.5    93     29.7    27.4   108
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    16.9    17.6    96     20.0    19.2   104
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     8.9     8.2   109      8.4     8.9    94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                    110


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    14.9    16.5    90     14.0    15.2    92
 CASPER MTN.              7900     7.5     9.7    77      9.8     9.5   103
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    11.4    11.3   101     11.8    11.4   104
 DEER PARK                9700     6.5    12.8    51     10.3    15.7    66
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     6.2     7.7    81      6.9     8.7    79
 RENO HILL                8400     8.0     8.9    90      9.1    10.0    91
 ROACH                    9700    11.6    12.0    97     13.3    12.5   106
 SAND LAKE               10050    19.1    21.4    89     17.5    16.9   104
 SOUTH PASS               9040     7.3    12.0    61      9.3    13.2    70
 WINDY PEAK               7900     5.4     5.0   108      6.0     7.4    81
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                     90


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    11.2     8.4   133     12.7    10.6   120
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    15.3    13.7   112     17.2    14.7   117
 OLD BATTLE              10000    22.5    21.9   103     27.3    24.2   113
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    11.6    10.6   109     14.4    13.5   107
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    22.8    20.2   113     24.1    20.6   117
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    114


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     8.1    10.3    79      8.1     9.7    84
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    17.5    19.8    88     14.7    16.5    89
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     6.7     9.3    72      9.4     8.7   108
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     9.5     9.5   100     10.6     9.5   112
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.8    10.0    88     10.5     9.2   114
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    10.3      -M      *    11.2      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     8.3    10.6    78     10.5    10.6    99
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    12.0    12.2    98     14.4    12.7   113
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     8.9     8.3   107      8.4     8.4   100
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     9.6    10.6    91     10.3    11.9    87
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    18.1    18.8    96     18.6    19.6    95
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    17.1    17.9    96     18.9    17.5   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                    100


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     6.9     9.2    75      7.5     9.0    83
 HEWINTA                  9519     5.4     7.4    73      8.1    10.0    81
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     2.1     4.9    43      4.7     5.5    85
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     2.5     4.6    54      4.7     5.1    92
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    15.0    19.0    79     14.2    18.1    78
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     9.7    11.6    84     11.3    14.9    76
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     6.9    10.4    66     10.1    11.0    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72                     82


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    11.1    14.4    77     11.9    13.9    86
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    11.6    10.8   107     14.3    14.6    98
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     9.7    11.6    84     11.3    14.9    76
 LILY LAKE                9156     9.2     9.0   102     10.9    12.3    89
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    17.1    20.3    84     17.6    18.0    98
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     9.2    10.3    89     10.8    13.6    79
 TRIAL LAKE               9992    16.2    17.2    94     15.9    17.2    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                     89

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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.