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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 FRIDAY: NOVEMBER 5 , 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     1.0   160*     4.2     2.5   168
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     2.3     1.3   177*     5.3     3.7   143
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260     6.0      -M      *     5.8      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     1.1      .8   138*     3.3     2.2   150
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     1.7     2.0    85*     4.9     4.1   120
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.6     1.7    94      2.0     2.2    91
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     2.0      -M      *     2.6      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     3.6     1.9   189*     5.5     3.9   141
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     3.5     2.0   175*     4.6     2.9   159
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .1      .6    17*     2.9     2.3   126
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .8      .9    89*     3.9     2.7   144
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.9     2.1   138*     4.3     3.2   134
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     1.3     1.2   108*     2.4     2.5    96
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     3.5     3.2   109      4.3     3.4   126
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     3.9     3.7   105      3.4     3.7    92
 WILLOW CREEK             8380     2.3     2.5    92*     6.1     4.4   139
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    121*                   131


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     2.2     3.3    67      2.6     2.6   100
 BLACK BEAR               8170     2.8     3.4    82*     4.9     4.4   111
 CANYON                   7870      .3      .9    33*     1.9     2.3    83
 FISHER CREEK             9100     2.2     3.3    67*     3.4     4.1    83
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     1.1     2.0    55*     2.9     3.0    97
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .5     0*     2.1     1.9   111
 PARKER PEAK              9400     1.6     3.1    52      2.7     2.7   100
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.1     2.4    46*     2.7     3.1    87
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     1.3     1.2   108*     2.4     2.5    96
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     3.9     3.7   105      3.4     3.7    92
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .0     1.0     0*     2.2     2.7    81
 WHITE MILL               8700     1.6     2.5    64*     2.9     3.3    88
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .7     0*     1.7     2.2    77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65*                    93


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     1.7     1.4   121*     2.0     2.1    95
 CASTLE CREEK             8400      .2      -M      *      .9      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .7     1.4    50      1.1     2.3    48
 DEER PARK                9700     1.8     3.0    60      2.5     3.2    78
 HOBBS PARK              10100     1.1     2.6    42      1.4     2.6    54
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.2     1.3    92      1.4     2.1    67
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.0     2.0    50      1.8     2.7    67
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .1     1.1     9       .6     2.1    29
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     3.5     3.2   109      4.3     3.4   126
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .2     1.4    14      1.7     2.5    68
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65                     73


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     2.7     3.3    82      3.2     2.9   110
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .6      .7    86      1.9     2.0    95
 BLACKWATER               9780     2.8     3.6    78      3.0     3.2    94
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     1.6     3.1    52      1.5     2.9    52
 EVENING STAR             9200     2.6     3.3    79*     3.6     3.5   103
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .7     1.5    47      1.2     2.4    50
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.4     2.3    61      1.8     2.2    82
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     2.3     0      1.0     2.7    37
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .4     1.6    25       .9     3.0    30
 OWL CREEK                8975      .1     1.0    10       .7     1.4    50
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.2     1.6   138      3.0     2.3   130
 SHELL CREEK              9580     2.2     3.1    71      1.8     2.4    75
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.1     2.4    46*     2.7     3.1    87
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .7     0*     2.3     2.6    88
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .1     1.4     7       .5     1.9    26
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.8     1.8   100*     2.1     2.3    91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     60                     76


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     2.8     3.6    78      3.0     3.2    94
 EVENING STAR             9200     2.6     3.3    79*     3.6     3.5   103
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.4     2.3    61      1.8     2.2    82
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0     2.3     0      1.0     2.7    37
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.1     2.4    46*     2.7     3.1    87
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .7     0*     2.3     2.6    88
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.8     1.8   100*     2.1     2.3    91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     59*                    84


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .6      .7    86      1.9     2.0    95
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .2     1.0    20*     1.9     2.3    83
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     1.6     3.1    52      1.5     2.9    52
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .1     1.9     5      1.5     2.6    58
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     1.2     2.0    60      2.3     3.0    77
 DOME LAKE                8880      .4     2.3    17      2.0     2.9    69
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .7     1.5    47      1.2     2.4    50
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .3     1.0    30       .9     2.1    43
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870      .0      -M      *     3.1      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .4     1.6    25       .9     3.0    30
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.2     1.6   138      3.0     2.3   130
 SOLDIER PARK             8720      .1      -M      *     1.2      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .9     1.7    53      1.5     2.8    54
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0     1.1     0      1.2     2.8    43
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     44                     64


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0     1.1     0      4.6     3.0   153
 COLE CANYON              5910      .2     1.1    18      1.7     2.1    81
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .3      .6    50*     3.8     2.8   136
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     18                    128


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     2.3     1.3   177*     5.7     2.9   197
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .8     2.2    36      3.3     3.2   103
 ELK RIVER                8700      .2      .9    22*     3.8     2.6   146
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     4.0     3.2   125      7.7     4.0   193
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     3.7     3.8    97      4.8     4.0   120
 OLD BATTLE              10000     4.5     3.8   118      6.1     4.3   142
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .0     1.3     0      3.0     1.9   158
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .7     1.0    70*     3.3     3.1   106
 TOWER                   10500     8.3     4.7   177*     9.8     4.9   200
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     1.8     2.5    72*     5.5     3.7   149
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     2.9     1.5   193      4.4     2.4   183
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    155


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     2.3     2.7    85*     4.1     3.0   137
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .1     2.2     5      2.9     3.0    97
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     2.7     2.7   100      5.1     2.9   176
 DEER PARK                9700     1.8     3.0    60      2.5     3.2    78
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .2     1.3    15      1.5     2.3    65
 RENO HILL                8400      .6     2.1    29      2.3     3.0    77
 ROACH                    9700     2.1     1.6   131*     4.2     2.8   150
 SAND LAKE               10050     4.6     4.1   112      4.9     3.6   136
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.0     2.0    50      1.8     2.7    67
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .0      .8     0*     2.2     2.0   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     68                    111


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .7     0*     3.6     2.3   157
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .8     2.2    36      3.3     3.2   103
 OLD BATTLE              10000     4.5     3.8   118      6.1     4.3   142
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      -M      .7      *     4.1     2.8   146
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     2.3     2.3   100*     5.1     3.5   146
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84*                   138


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     1.3     1.6    81      2.5     2.2   114
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     3.4     2.3   148*     2.7     2.7   100
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .2      .9    22*     1.5     1.7    88
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     1.0     1.2    83*     1.8     2.3    78
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.6     1.7    94      2.0     2.2    91
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     2.0      -M      *     2.6      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .2     1.0    20*     2.1     1.9   111
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     1.3     1.3   100*     2.4     2.2   109
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .9      .8   113*     1.2     1.9    63
 POCKET CREEK             9360     1.6      -M      *     2.4      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     1.6     1.1   145*     3.0     2.0   150
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.9     2.1   138*     4.3     3.2   134
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     3.1     1.8   172*     4.9     2.8   175
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111*                   113


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .1      .6    17*     2.6     1.7   153
 HEWINTA                  9519      .0     1.0     0*     3.2     2.8   114
 HICKERSON PARK           9145      .0      .6     0*     1.4     2.0    70
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .2      .6    33*     2.0     1.9   105
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     2.4     2.1   114*     3.6     3.2   113
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.6     1.4   114*     3.8     2.6   146
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     1.6     2.0    80      3.7     2.8   132
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     71*                   119


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     1.3     1.6    81*     4.4     2.8   157
 HAYDEN FORK              9212      .4     1.1    36*     5.6     2.9   193
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.6     1.4   114*     3.8     2.6   146
 LILY LAKE                9156     1.0     1.2    83*     4.5     2.9   155
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     1.8     2.0    90*     4.7     3.4   138
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .1      .6    17*     2.9     2.3   126
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     4.0     2.4   167*     6.2     3.3   188
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99*                   159

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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.