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At 11:18a, 10/20/18
Temperature 54.7°F
Wind 0.0 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 SATURDAY: JUNE 6 , 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      .0      .0   100     25.1    27.4    92
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670      .0     2.8     0     39.9    36.2   110
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    35.7      -M      *    44.4      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .2      .0           27.7    25.2   110
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .0    10.4     0     44.0    45.6    96
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0     2.1     0     20.6    18.0   114
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     3.4      -M      *    22.3      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     4.7    14.8    32     43.3    45.9    94
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     5.2    11.4    46     38.2    37.1   103
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .0      .0   100     22.3    24.4    91
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100     29.7    28.8   103
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     7.8    12.2    64     34.5    33.4   103
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .0           28.4    25.1   113
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    18.6    19.9    93     38.8    33.1   117
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    28.7    23.2   124     38.9    36.8   106
 WILLOW CREEK             8380     3.1    11.3    27     51.2    43.1   119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     63                    105


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    16.8    17.8    94     28.5    27.4   104
 BLACK BEAR               8170    18.6    22.7    82     46.3    50.8    91
 CANYON                   7870      .0      .6     0     21.2    20.9   101
 FISHER CREEK             9100      -M    28.1      *    46.7    47.3    99
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     3.0     6.2    48     33.2    34.7    96
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .1      .2    50     19.3    18.0   107
 PARKER PEAK              9400     8.2    15.9    52     25.8    23.6   109
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .7     9.2     8     31.7    29.5   107
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .0           28.4    25.1   113
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    28.7    23.2   124     38.9    36.8   106
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .2      .3    67     27.9    27.7   101
 WHITE MILL               8700    13.0    15.9    82     32.8    35.7    92
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .0   100     18.4    18.6    99
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     80                    101


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .7     2.1    33     24.1    23.0   105
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0      .9     0     17.1    17.5    98
 DEER PARK                9700      .9     6.9    13     25.9    31.4    82
 HOBBS PARK              10100     2.2     8.5    26     23.0    21.4   107
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .0     1.1     0     21.5    20.4   105
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .2     4.6     4     22.4    26.4    85
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .1      .4    25     15.9    15.6   102
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    18.6    19.9    93     38.8    33.1   117
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0     1.3     0     19.8    19.2   103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     50                    100


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380      -M    14.3      *    21.3    25.8    83
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .1      .0           14.5    14.7    99
 BLACKWATER               9780    19.7    22.6    87     32.1    29.5   109
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .0     6.4     0     20.3    22.9    89
 EVENING STAR             9200    17.6    24.1    73     41.5    35.0   119
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .1     1.1     9     13.3    16.5    81
 KIRWIN                   9550      .1     4.5     2     21.8    18.0   121
 MARQUETTE                8760      .1     3.2     3     14.9    18.6    80
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .0     1.3     0     15.1    19.5    77
 OWL CREEK                8975      .1      .3    33     12.4    11.5   108
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .1     1.2     8     20.8    20.1   103
 SHELL CREEK              9580     4.8     8.1    59     21.6    21.0   103
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .7     9.2     8     31.7    29.5   107
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .2      .0           26.6    23.7   112
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .2      .3    67     14.3    14.8    97
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.3     4.6    28     22.4    22.5   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     52                    100


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    19.7    22.6    87     32.1    29.5   109
 EVENING STAR             9200    17.6    24.1    73     41.5    35.0   119
 KIRWIN                   9550      .1     4.5     2     21.8    18.0   121
 MARQUETTE                8760      .1     3.2     3     14.9    18.6    80
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .7     9.2     8     31.7    29.5   107
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .2      .0           26.6    23.7   112
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.3     4.6    28     22.4    22.5   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     58                    108


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .1      .0           14.5    14.7    99
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .0      .0   100     17.7    16.7   106
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .0     6.4     0     20.3    22.9    89
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .0     1.3     0     17.5    18.9    93
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     2.3     5.6    41     23.1    22.2   104
 DOME LAKE                8880      .0     2.1     0     21.3    21.0   101
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .1     1.1     9     13.3    16.5    81
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .1      .0           14.3    14.6    98
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .0     1.3     0     15.1    19.5    77
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .1     1.2     8     20.8    20.1   103
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .1     2.2     5     23.9    22.0   109
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      .1     0     20.0    17.7   113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     12                     98


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .0   100     19.7    18.4   107
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0      .0   100     18.1    13.5   134
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .1      .0           16.1    14.6   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   116


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160      .0      .8     0     34.5    32.5   106
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .0     2.3     0     36.1    27.8   130
 ELK RIVER                8700      .2      .7    29     28.7    26.3   109
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     9.4    14.3    66     37.2    35.3   105
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130      -M    20.8      *      -M    34.7      *
 OLD BATTLE              10000    25.3    22.4   113     49.9    44.6   112
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .0     1.3     0     21.0    16.1   130
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .0     1.1     0     23.8    24.0    99
 TOWER                   10500    23.4    38.6    61     52.5    50.4   104
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250      .0     4.4     0     37.9    35.0   108
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .0     1.9     0     18.9    19.2    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66                    109


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240      .2     9.0     2     30.4    31.5    97
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .1     3.1     3     21.6    24.4    89
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     2.3     9.0    26     24.7    25.0    99
 DEER PARK                9700      .9     6.9    13     25.9    31.4    82
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0      .4     0     18.8    20.5    92
 RENO HILL                8400      .0     2.5     0     23.7    25.1    94
 ROACH                    9700      .2     4.4     5     26.9    26.8   100
 SAND LAKE               10050    21.8    22.3    98     40.3    34.7   116
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .2     4.6     4     22.4    26.4    85
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .6      .0           17.5    17.4   101
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     41                     96


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .0   100     25.5    21.2   120
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .0     2.3     0     36.1    27.8   130
 OLD BATTLE              10000    25.3    22.4   113     49.9    44.6   112
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .2      .0           27.8    25.1   111
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .0    10.1     0     43.6    38.2   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                    117


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080      .0      .0   100     19.1    18.9   101
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    12.1    15.5    78     27.5    28.4    97
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0      .0   100     17.3    16.3   106
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      -M     1.6      *    20.8    19.4   107
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0     2.1     0     20.6    18.0   114
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     3.4      -M      *    22.3      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .1      .0           18.5    18.9    98
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .1      .5    20     25.1    22.8   110
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     1.6      .0           16.5    16.2   102
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .0      .0   100     19.4    20.7    94
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     7.8    12.2    64     34.5    33.4   103
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .1     1.6     6     35.4    32.3   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     63                    104


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .1      .0           18.3    17.3   106
 HEWINTA                  9519      .0      .2     0     18.2    20.6    88
 HICKERSON PARK           9145      .0      .0   100     14.7    12.8   115
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .0   100     14.2    12.5   114
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     2.5    12.2    20     28.6    32.8    87
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100     24.4    26.5    92
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200      .8     9.8     8     22.5    23.5    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     15                     97


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .2     1.5    13     23.7    25.4    93
 HAYDEN FORK              9212      .0      .7     0     28.1    28.8    98
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100     24.4    26.5    92
 LILY LAKE                9156      .0      .8     0     22.7    24.5    93
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .0     9.8     0     34.2    34.4    99
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .0      .0   100     22.3    24.4    91
 TRIAL LAKE               9992      .2    12.1     2     31.6    33.8    93
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      2                     95

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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.