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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 WEDNESDAY: NOVEMBER 25 , 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     1.3     3.1    42      3.8     5.0    76
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     1.4     3.6    39      5.2     6.8    76
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260     9.4      -M      *     7.6      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .5     2.6    19      3.2     4.4    73
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     3.4     6.0    57      6.2     8.0    78
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.4     3.2    75      2.7     3.7    73
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     2.2      -M      *     3.5      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     4.0     6.0    67      6.6     8.1    81
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     2.5     5.1    49      4.6     6.1    75
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .5     1.9    26      2.8     4.2    67
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     1.7     3.0    57      5.6     5.3   106
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     4.2     5.4    78      5.0     6.1    82
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     2.8     3.2    87      6.0     4.5   133
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     5.6     6.0    93      5.9     6.2    95
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     7.6     7.0   109      6.0     6.9    87
 WILLOW CREEK             8380     4.0     6.1    66      7.8     7.9    99
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     67                     86


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     5.6     5.8    97      4.7     4.9    96
 BLACK BEAR               8170     7.9     7.8   101      9.0     8.8   102
 CANYON                   7870     2.9     2.5   116      4.5     4.1   110
 FISHER CREEK             9100     8.4     7.3   115      8.5     8.1   105
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     5.0     4.9   102      8.1     5.9   137
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     1.0     1.8    56      3.7     3.4   109
 PARKER PEAK              9400     6.6     5.6   118      5.1     4.7   109
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     3.5     5.3    66      5.4     5.9    92
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     2.8     3.2    87      6.0     4.5   133
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     7.6     7.0   109      6.0     6.9    87
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     2.3     3.0    77      5.1     5.0   102
 WHITE MILL               8700     6.1     5.3   115      5.8     6.4    91
 WOLVERINE                7650     1.3     2.2    59      2.9     3.8    76
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99                    103


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     3.3     3.1   106      2.8     4.1    68
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     2.5     2.6    96      3.3     3.7    89
 DEER PARK                9700     5.2     4.1   127      6.4     6.1   105
 HOBBS PARK              10100     5.5     4.5   122      5.3     4.1   129
 LITTLE WARM              9370     2.1     2.8    75      2.8     3.9    72
 SOUTH PASS               9040     4.3     4.0   108      5.3     5.1   104
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     2.0     2.1    95      3.9     3.1   126
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     5.6     6.0    93      5.9     6.2    95
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     3.1     2.4   129      5.1     4.0   127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                    101


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     4.5     5.1    88      3.6     4.6    78
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.3     1.4    93      2.3     3.1    74
 BLACKWATER               9780     6.8     6.5   105      5.9     6.0    98
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     4.0     4.7    85      3.5     4.4    80
 EVENING STAR             9200     6.8     6.8   100      8.0     6.9   116
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.7     2.4   113      4.0     3.3   121
 KIRWIN                   9550     3.4     3.6    94      2.9     3.6    81
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.9     3.3    88      3.2     3.8    84
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     3.0     3.0   100      3.6     4.5    80
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.4     1.7   141      2.1     2.0   105
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.3     2.7    85      2.7     3.6    75
 SHELL CREEK              9580     4.2     4.5    93      3.7     4.0    92
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     3.5     5.3    66      5.4     5.9    92
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     1.9     2.6    73      4.7     5.6    84
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.0     2.1    48      2.6     2.8    93
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     3.7     3.9    95      3.0     4.4    68
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                     89


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     6.8     6.5   105      5.9     6.0    98
 EVENING STAR             9200     6.8     6.8   100      8.0     6.9   116
 KIRWIN                   9550     3.4     3.6    94      2.9     3.6    81
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.9     3.3    88      3.2     3.8    84
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     3.5     5.3    66      5.4     5.9    92
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     1.9     2.6    73      4.7     5.6    84
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     3.7     3.9    95      3.0     4.4    68
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                     91


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.3     1.4    93      2.3     3.1    74
 BIG GOOSE                7990     2.2     1.9   116      3.8     2.8   136
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     4.0     4.7    85      3.5     4.4    80
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     3.5     3.0   117      4.1     3.8   108
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     4.1     3.3   124      3.9     4.4    89
 DOME LAKE                8880     2.7     3.6    75      3.9     4.4    89
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.7     2.4   113      4.0     3.3   121
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     1.4     1.7    82      2.2     3.0    73
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     3.0     3.0   100      3.6     4.5    80
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.3     2.7    85      2.7     3.6    75
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     4.1     2.7   152      4.7     4.1   115
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0     1.1     0      4.4     3.5   126
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99                     96


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     1.5     1.7    88      4.4     4.2   105
 COLE CANYON              5910      .1     1.8     6      4.1     2.8   146
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     1.9     1.4   136      4.5     3.6   125
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     71                    123


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     2.3     3.9    59      5.5     5.4   102
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     4.6     4.2   110      7.7     5.4   143
 ELK RIVER                8700     1.7     2.4    71      5.0     4.5   111
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     6.4     5.5   116      6.6     6.8    97
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     9.8     6.7   146     10.0     6.6   152
 OLD BATTLE              10000     9.8     7.6   129     10.3     7.8   132
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     2.3     2.4    96      4.4     3.1   142
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     3.0     2.3   130      6.5     4.6   141
 TOWER                   10500     9.5    10.5    90      9.6     9.0   107
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     4.9     5.4    91      8.2     6.6   124
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     2.4     3.1    77      3.7     3.8    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    105                    122


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     5.9     5.0   118      7.0     5.3   132
 CASPER MTN.              7900     3.1     4.0    78      4.6     4.7    98
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      -M     4.4      *     6.3     4.7   134
 DEER PARK                9700     5.2     4.1   127      6.4     6.1   105
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     2.1     2.7    78      4.5     3.8   118
 RENO HILL                8400     4.3     3.7   116      5.6     4.5   124
 ROACH                    9700     4.8     3.6   133      6.7     4.6   146
 SAND LAKE               10050     9.7     7.8   124     10.1     6.2   163
 SOUTH PASS               9040     4.3     4.0   108      5.3     5.1   104
 WINDY PEAK               7900     1.5     1.9    79      4.2     3.3   127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    126


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     1.2     1.5    80      3.9     3.8   103
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     4.6     4.2   110      7.7     5.4   143
 OLD BATTLE              10000     9.8     7.6   129     10.3     7.8   132
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .3     1.9    16      4.2     4.8    88
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     4.0     5.0    80      8.3     6.5   128
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99                    122


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     3.3     3.3   100      3.6     3.7    97
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     3.5     5.6    62      3.2     5.3    60
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .4     2.5    16      2.3     3.0    77
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     2.5     2.8    89      3.0     3.8    79
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.4     3.2    75      2.7     3.7    73
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     2.2      -M      *     3.5      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .4     2.5    16      2.4     3.5    69
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .7     3.5    20      2.8     4.2    67
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .4     2.2    18      2.2     3.4    65
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     1.6     2.9    55      3.2     3.8    84
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     4.2     5.4    78      5.0     6.1    82
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     4.7     4.9    96      5.7     5.5   104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     62                     78


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .4     1.9    21      3.4     3.0   113
 HEWINTA                  9519     1.0     1.8    56      3.4     4.3    79
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     1.2     1.2   100      3.9     2.9   134
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.7     1.2   142      4.0     2.7   148
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     5.1     5.3    96      5.5     5.8    95
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     2.4     3.3    73      4.2     4.8    88
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     3.1     3.4    91      4.4     4.6    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     82                    102


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .6     3.3    18      4.6     4.9    94
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     1.6     2.4    67      4.4     5.2    85
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     2.4     3.3    73      4.2     4.8    88
 LILY LAKE                9156     2.1     2.4    88      3.8     4.9    78
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     2.9     4.2    69      5.1     6.1    84
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .5     1.9    26      2.8     4.2    67
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     3.2     4.7    68      3.7     5.7    65
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     60                     80

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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.