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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 THURSDAY: APRIL 15 , 2010
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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     9.7    17.0    57     13.6    22.9    59
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    16.3    23.9    68     22.2    29.6    75
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    39.9      -M      *    29.9      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     9.9    17.2    58     12.7    21.0    60
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    23.7    37.1    64     26.8    38.4    70
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.9    14.6    61      8.9    14.0    64
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     9.8      -M      *    10.9      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    19.8    36.7    54     22.0    39.2    56
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    19.1    30.6    62     20.7    31.1    67
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    11.0    14.5    76     12.9    20.2    64
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     7.3    17.7    41     17.1    23.9    72
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.3    28.4    68     18.4    28.4    65
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.9    18.8    58     13.6    20.4    67
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    20.0    26.6    75     19.6    26.7    73
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    22.7    30.4    75     18.4    29.8    62
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    23.4    31.8    74     28.0    34.7    81
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     64                     67


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    14.6    25.4    57     13.7    21.7    63
 BLACK BEAR               8170    27.6    40.9    67     26.5    43.2    61
 CANYON                   7870     8.8    14.0    63     11.1    16.5    67
 FISHER CREEK             9100    25.1    37.0    68     23.5    39.0    60
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    16.8    26.2    64     20.4    28.8    71
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     6.0    10.8    56      9.1    13.6    67
 PARKER PEAK              9400    19.5    23.3    84     13.3    17.7    75
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.6    24.2    60     18.0    22.6    80
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.9    18.8    58     13.6    20.4    67
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    22.7    30.4    75     18.4    29.8    62
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    10.4    17.8    58     12.9    22.5    57
 WHITE MILL               8700    17.1    25.9    66     16.2    29.0    56
 WOLVERINE                7650     7.6    11.1    68      7.6    13.8    55
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66                     64


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      -M    15.1      *      -M    17.6      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     7.6     7.4   103      9.8    12.0    82
 DEER PARK                9700    18.2    16.7   109     20.4    24.0    85
 HOBBS PARK              10100    17.6    16.7   105     17.0    14.5   117
 LITTLE WARM              9370     8.3    12.5    66      9.0    14.8    61
 SOUTH PASS               9040    16.3    17.7    92     17.8    20.2    88
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     9.3     7.4   126     11.1    10.1   110
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    20.0    26.6    75     19.6    26.7    73
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    13.0     9.8   133     15.9    13.3   120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                     89


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    14.4    21.7    66     11.7    19.0    62
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     7.9     4.7   168      9.0     9.3    97
 BLACKWATER               9780    18.4    26.7    69     16.8    22.5    75
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    12.7    17.6    72     10.6    16.2    65
 EVENING STAR             9200    20.5    31.9    64     21.6    27.4    79
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     9.7    10.5    92     11.0    11.3    97
 KIRWIN                   9550    10.1    12.3    82      9.7    12.4    78
 MARQUETTE                8760     7.9    10.4    76      8.7    11.3    77
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    11.4    13.9    82      9.2    13.7    67
 OWL CREEK                8975     5.7     5.2   110      5.5     6.8    81
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     9.7    11.8    82     11.6    13.7    85
 SHELL CREEK              9580    12.1    16.0    76     10.9    14.7    74
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.6    24.2    60     18.0    22.6    80
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     6.8    12.3    55     12.8    18.9    68
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     5.0     5.6    89      6.7     8.5    79
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    11.1    18.0    62      9.7    17.4    56
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                     75


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    18.4    26.7    69     16.8    22.5    75
 EVENING STAR             9200    20.5    31.9    64     21.6    27.4    79
 KIRWIN                   9550    10.1    12.3    82      9.7    12.4    78
 MARQUETTE                8760     7.9    10.4    76      8.7    11.3    77
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.6    24.2    60     18.0    22.6    80
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     6.8    12.3    55     12.8    18.9    68
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    11.1    18.0    62      9.7    17.4    56
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66                     73


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     7.9     4.7   168      9.0     9.3    97
 BIG GOOSE                7990     9.4    12.3    76     10.8    10.4   104
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    12.7    17.6    72     10.6    16.2    65
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    10.7    13.2    81     10.7    13.5    79
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    13.3    15.1    88     11.6    14.5    80
 DOME LAKE                8880     9.1    13.9    65     11.7    14.6    80
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     9.7    10.5    92     11.0    11.3    97
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     6.5     6.1   107      7.8     9.3    84
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    11.4    13.9    82      9.2    13.7    67
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     9.7    11.8    82     11.6    13.7    85
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    12.2    13.4    91     13.4    15.1    89
 TIE CREEK                6870     2.7     5.1    53     10.1    11.3    89
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                     83


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     5.0     7.7    65     12.2    12.2   100
 COLE CANYON              5910     5.2     7.1    73     10.2     7.6   134
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     5.3     8.8    60     11.0     9.5   116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66                    114


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    20.6    24.8    83     23.3    27.1    86
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    23.4    20.8   113     25.4    22.3   114
 ELK RIVER                8700    19.9    19.8   101     21.1    21.1   100
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    20.2    23.5    86     22.5    27.0    83
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    38.2    32.4   118     35.8    26.7   134
 OLD BATTLE              10000    35.6    34.5   103     38.4    37.0   104
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    17.2    12.1   142     13.9    12.9   108
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    14.0    13.3   105     19.4    18.0   108
 TOWER                   10500      -M    49.3      *      -M    41.4      *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    25.3    26.2    97     29.6    28.8   103
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     9.2    13.5    68     11.6    14.0    83
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    101                    103


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    22.4    26.3    85     23.5    24.2    97
 CASPER MTN.              7900    17.4    16.6   105     16.8    16.5   102
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    21.7    18.2   119     18.6    18.6   100
 DEER PARK                9700    18.2    16.7   109     20.4    24.0    85
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    10.5    10.4   101     14.6    14.1   104
 RENO HILL                8400    17.5    15.8   111     19.5    17.1   114
 ROACH                    9700    18.4    18.4   100     21.7    20.3   107
 SAND LAKE               10050    32.8    34.9    94     32.3    26.4   122
 SOUTH PASS               9040    16.3    17.7    92     17.8    20.2    88
 WINDY PEAK               7900     9.9     8.1   122     12.6    11.7   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    101                    102


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    10.6     8.9   119     15.6    17.1    91
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    23.4    20.8   113     25.4    22.3   114
 OLD BATTLE              10000    35.6    34.5   103     38.4    37.0   104
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    14.7    13.6   108     18.1    20.0    91
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    27.2    30.7    89     31.8    30.9   103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    103                    102


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    11.0    15.3    72     10.3    14.4    72
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    17.1    28.9    59     12.5    23.7    53
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     6.8    13.9    49      7.6    12.9    59
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     9.4    14.0    67      9.9    14.5    68
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.9    14.6    61      8.9    14.0    64
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     9.8      -M      *    10.9      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     6.5    13.7    47      8.9    15.5    57
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     9.1    17.2    53     11.3    18.6    61
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     6.7    11.4    59      7.1    12.2    58
 POCKET CREEK             9360     9.1      -M      *    11.9      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    10.2    15.0    68     11.3    17.4    65
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.3    28.4    68     18.4    28.4    65
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    18.4    25.9    71     19.9    26.6    75
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     62                     64


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     9.3    10.2    91     10.0    13.3    75
 HEWINTA                  9519    11.3    12.4    91     12.6    16.1    78
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     8.6     8.3   104     11.3     8.9   127
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     7.5     7.3   103     10.5     8.4   125
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    19.8    29.6    67     17.5    27.5    64
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    12.2    17.3    71     14.6    22.0    66
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    14.0    17.2    81     15.8    18.2    87
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     81                     81


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    12.1    21.7    56     15.7    20.7    76
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    13.9    16.6    84     18.1    22.9    79
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    12.2    17.3    71     14.6    22.0    66
 LILY LAKE                9156    13.0    14.5    90     14.5    19.2    76
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    21.1    30.6    69     20.0    27.7    72
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    11.0    14.5    76     12.9    20.2    64
 TRIAL LAKE               9992    18.1    26.3    69     15.7    27.0    58
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72                     70

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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 1971-2000.

Provisional data, subject to revision.