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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: NOVEMBER 4 , 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     1.6      .9   178*     4.2     2.4   175
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     2.3     1.2   192*     5.3     3.5   151
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260     5.9      -M      *     5.8      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     1.1      .7   157*     3.2     2.1   152
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     1.7     1.9    89*     5.0     3.9   128
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.6     1.6   100      2.0     2.1    95
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     2.0      -M      *     2.6      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     3.5     1.7   206*     5.4     3.7   146
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     3.5     1.9   184*     4.6     2.8   164
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .1      .5    20*     2.9     2.3   126
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .8      .8   100*     3.9     2.6   150
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.9     1.9   153*     4.3     3.0   143
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     1.2     1.1   109*     2.3     2.4    96
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     3.5     3.0   117      4.3     3.3   130
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     3.9     3.6   108      3.4     3.6    94
 WILLOW CREEK             8380     2.3     2.4    96*     6.0     4.3   140
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    129*                   135


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     2.1     3.1    68      2.6     2.5   104
 BLACK BEAR               8170     2.8     3.2    88*     4.9     4.2   117
 CANYON                   7870      .3      .8    38*     1.9     2.2    86
 FISHER CREEK             9100     2.2     3.2    69*     3.4     3.9    87
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     1.1     1.9    58*     2.8     2.9    97
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .4     0*     2.2     1.8   122
 PARKER PEAK              9400     1.5     3.0    50      2.7     2.6   104
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.0     2.4    42*     2.7     3.0    90
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     1.2     1.1   109*     2.3     2.4    96
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     3.9     3.6   108      3.4     3.6    94
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .0     1.0     0*     2.2     2.6    85
 WHITE MILL               8700     1.6     2.3    70*     2.9     3.2    91
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .6     0*     1.7     2.1    81
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     67*                    96


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     1.7     1.2   142*     2.0     2.0   100
 CASTLE CREEK             8400      .0      -M      *      .9      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .6     1.3    46      1.1     2.2    50
 DEER PARK                9700     1.8     3.0    60      2.5     3.0    83
 HOBBS PARK              10100     1.1     2.6    42      1.5     2.5    60
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.2     1.2   100*     1.3     2.1    62
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .9     1.8    50*     1.7     2.5    68
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0     1.1     0       .6     2.0    30
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     3.5     3.0   117      4.3     3.3   130
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0     1.3     0      1.7     2.4    71
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65                     76


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     2.6     3.2    81      3.0     2.8   107
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .5      .7    71      1.9     2.0    95
 BLACKWATER               9780     2.7     3.5    77      2.9     3.1    94
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     1.6     2.9    55      1.5     2.8    54
 EVENING STAR             9200     2.5     3.2    78*     3.5     3.3   106
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .7     1.5    47      1.2     2.3    52
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.4     2.3    61      1.8     2.1    86
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     2.2     0      1.0     2.6    38
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .4     1.6    25      1.0     3.0    33
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0     1.0     0       .7     1.3    54
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.1     1.5   140      3.0     2.2   136
 SHELL CREEK              9580     2.1     3.0    70      1.9     2.3    83
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.0     2.4    42*     2.7     3.0    90
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .7     0*     2.3     2.5    92
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0     1.4     0       .5     1.8    28
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.6     1.7    94*     2.1     2.2    95
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     59                     79


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     2.7     3.5    77      2.9     3.1    94
 EVENING STAR             9200     2.5     3.2    78*     3.5     3.3   106
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.4     2.3    61      1.8     2.1    86
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     2.2     0      1.0     2.6    38
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.0     2.4    42*     2.7     3.0    90
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .7     0*     2.3     2.5    92
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.6     1.7    94*     2.1     2.2    95
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     58*                    87


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .5      .7    71      1.9     2.0    95
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .0     1.0     0*     1.8     2.3    78
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     1.6     2.9    55      1.5     2.8    54
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .0     1.9     0      1.5     2.5    60
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     1.2     1.9    63      2.7     3.0    90
 DOME LAKE                8880      .3     2.2    14      2.0     2.8    71
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .7     1.5    47      1.2     2.3    52
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .0     1.0     0       .8     2.1    38
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870      .0      -M      *     3.1      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .4     1.6    25      1.0     3.0    33
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.1     1.5   140      3.0     2.2   136
 SOLDIER PARK             8720      .0      -M      *     1.1      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .7     1.7    41      1.5     2.7    56
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0     1.0     0      1.2     2.7    44
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     40                     66


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .9     0      4.6     2.9   159
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0     1.1     0      1.7     2.0    85
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .6     0*     3.9     2.7   144
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0                    134


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     2.3     1.2   192*     5.6     2.8   200
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .7     2.1    33      3.3     3.1   106
 ELK RIVER                8700      .3      .8    38*     3.8     2.5   152
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     3.9     3.1   126      7.7     3.9   197
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     3.7     3.7   100      4.9     3.9   126
 OLD BATTLE              10000     4.5     3.6   125*     6.0     4.2   143
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .0     1.2     0*     3.0     1.8   167
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .7      .9    78*     3.3     3.0   110
 TOWER                   10500     8.4     4.5   187*     9.7     4.7   206
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     1.8     2.4    75*     5.5     3.6   153
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     2.9     1.5   193      4.4     2.3   191
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    117*                   160


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     2.3     2.6    88*     4.0     2.9   138
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .1     2.1     5      2.9     2.9   100
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     2.7     2.6   104      5.1     2.8   182
 DEER PARK                9700     1.8     3.0    60      2.5     3.0    83
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .1     1.3     8      1.5     2.2    68
 RENO HILL                8400      .5     2.0    25      2.3     2.9    79
 ROACH                    9700     2.1     1.5   140*     4.1     2.7   152
 SAND LAKE               10050     4.5     3.9   115      4.7     3.5   134
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .9     1.8    50*     1.7     2.5    68
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .0      .8     0*     2.2     2.0   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     69                    113


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .7     0*     3.6     2.2   164
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .7     2.1    33      3.3     3.1   106
 OLD BATTLE              10000     4.5     3.6   125*     6.0     4.2   143
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      -M      .7      *     4.1     2.7   152
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     2.5     2.2   114*     5.1     3.4   150
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90*                   142


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     1.3     1.5    87*     2.5     2.1   119
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     3.4     2.1   162*     2.7     2.6   104
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .3      .8    38*     1.4     1.6    88
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     1.0     1.1    91*     1.8     2.3    78
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.6     1.6   100      2.0     2.1    95
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     2.0      -M      *     2.6      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .2      .9    22*     2.0     1.8   111
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     1.3     1.2   108*     2.4     2.1   114
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .9      .8   113*     1.2     1.8    67
 POCKET CREEK             9360     1.5      -M      *     2.4      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     1.6     1.0   160*     3.0     1.9   158
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.9     1.9   153*     4.3     3.0   143
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     3.1     1.6   194*     4.9     2.7   181
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    121*                   118


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .1      .6    17*     2.6     1.7   153
 HEWINTA                  9519      .0     1.0     0*     3.2     2.7   119
 HICKERSON PARK           9145      .0      .6     0*     1.3     1.9    68
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .3      .6    50*     2.0     1.9   105
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     2.3     2.0   115*     3.5     3.0   117
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.6     1.3   123*     3.8     2.5   152
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     1.6     1.9    84      3.8     2.7   141
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     74*                   123


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     1.3     1.5    87*     4.4     2.7   163
 HAYDEN FORK              9212      .9     1.1    82*     5.6     2.8   200
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.6     1.3   123*     3.8     2.5   152
 LILY LAKE                9156      .6     1.2    50*     4.5     2.8   161
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     1.7     1.9    89*     4.5     3.3   136
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .1      .5    20*     2.9     2.3   126
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     4.1     2.3   178*     6.2     3.2   194
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    105*                   163

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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.