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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: SEPTEMBER 9 , 2011
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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      .0      *    40.6    32.0   127
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670      .0      .0   100*      -M    41.3      *
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260      .0      -M      *      -M      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .0      .0   100*    39.1    29.5   133
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .1      .0      *    66.1    52.0   127
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0      .0   100*    26.7    23.5   114
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820      .0      -M      *    32.8      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850      .1      .0      *    59.4    51.8   115
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .0      .0   100*    53.3    42.3   126
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .1      .0      *    34.7    28.4   122
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100*    44.5    34.0   131
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .1      .0      *      -M    38.0      *
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .0      *    36.1    29.4   123
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .0      .0   100*    51.1    39.0   131
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      .0      .0   100*      -M    43.4      *
 WILLOW CREEK             8380      .0      .0   100*    66.4    49.7   134
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   126


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360      .0      .1     0*    43.2    33.8   128
 BLACK BEAR               8170      .0      .0   100*    73.2    57.9   126
 CANYON                   7870      .0      .0   100*    29.8    26.4   113
 FISHER CREEK             9100      .0      .0   100*    61.7    56.3   110
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      .0      .0   100*    52.3    40.6   129
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .0   100*    27.8    24.6   113
 PARKER PEAK              9400      .0      .1     0*    46.6    29.6   157
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    48.2    35.8   135
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .0      *    36.1    29.4   123
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      .0      .0   100*      -M    43.4      *
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .0      .0   100*    40.6    33.8   120
 WHITE MILL               8700      .0      .0   100*    44.9    43.6   103
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .0   100*    27.4    24.4   112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     50*                   122


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .0      .0   100*    31.6    28.3   112
 CASTLE CREEK             8400      .0      -M      *    17.3      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0      .0   100*    23.0    22.5   102
 DEER PARK                9700      .0      .0   100*    38.1    36.7   104
 HOBBS PARK              10100      .0      .0   100*    31.7    27.0   117
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .0      .0   100*    27.3    26.0   105
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0      .0   100*    28.8    30.8    94
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0      .0   100*    22.9    20.4   112
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .0      .0   100*    51.1    39.0   131
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0      .0   100*    25.9    24.0   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   110


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380      .0      .0   100*    38.4    32.1   120
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .0   100*    22.8    19.9   115
 BLACKWATER               9780      .0      .1     0*    45.5    36.8   124
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .0      .0   100*    35.7    30.1   119
 EVENING STAR             9200      .0      .0   100*    58.2    42.6   137
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0      .0   100*    24.3    21.6   113
 KIRWIN                   9550      .0      .0   100*    27.8    25.5   109
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0      -M      *    22.0    25.6    86
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .0      .0   100*    25.6    24.7   104
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0      .0   100*    16.3    16.8    97
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .0      .0   100*    33.8    25.9   131
 SHELL CREEK              9580      .0      .0   100*    34.1    27.6   124
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    48.2    35.8   135
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .0   100*    35.2    29.1   121
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0      .0   100*    19.2    20.5    94
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .0      .0   100*    30.0    29.5   102
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0*                   116


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780      .0      .1     0*    45.5    36.8   124
 EVENING STAR             9200      .0      .0   100*    58.2    42.6   137
 KIRWIN                   9550      .0      .0   100*    27.8    25.5   109
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0      -M      *    22.0    25.6    86
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    48.2    35.8   135
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .0   100*    35.2    29.1   121
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .0      .0   100*    30.0    29.5   102
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0*                   119


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .0   100*    22.8    19.9   115
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .0      .0   100*    28.5    21.4   133
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .0      .0   100*    35.7    30.1   119
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .0      .0   100*    30.6    25.0   122
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860      .0      .0   100*    35.5    29.3   121
 DOME LAKE                8880      .0      .0   100*    31.4    27.2   115
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0      .0   100*    24.3    21.6   113
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .0      .0   100*    24.4    20.8   117
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870      .0      -M      *    32.4      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .0      .0   100*    25.6    24.7   104
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .0      .0   100*    33.8    25.9   131
 SOLDIER PARK             8720      .0      -M      *    24.5      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .0      .0   100*    36.6    28.4   129
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      .0   100*    29.6    23.5   126
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   120


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .0   100*    33.5    25.8   130
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0      .0   100*    31.7    21.6   147
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .0   100*    32.0    24.3   132
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   136


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 BLACKHALL MTN            9820      .0      -M      *    64.8      -M      *
 CINNABAR PARK            9574      .0      .0   100*    52.9    32.1   165
 COLUMBINE                9160      .0      .0   100*    53.7    36.9   146
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .0      .0   100*    45.2    32.1   141
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0      .0   100*    42.6    31.1   137
 JOE WRIGHT              10120      .0      .0   100*    62.8    42.8   147
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130      .0      .0   100*    81.1    41.0   198
 OLD BATTLE              10000      .0      .0   100*    72.9    49.8   146
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .0      .0   100*    28.5    18.6   153
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .0      .0   100*    37.7    29.5   128
 TOWER                   10500      .0      .0   100*    91.1    56.5   161
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250      .0      .0   100*    55.7    40.0   139
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .0      .0   100*    36.2    25.2   144
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   152


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240      .0      .0   100*    50.7    37.2   136
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .0      .0   100*    27.4    29.1    94
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      .0      .0   100*    39.5    30.2   131
 DEER PARK                9700      .0      .0   100*    38.1    36.7   104
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0      .0   100*    25.8    26.5    97
 RENO HILL                8400      .0      .0   100*    30.7    30.0   102
 ROACH                    9700      .0      .0   100*    41.5    32.2   129
 SAND LAKE               10050      .0      .0   100*    58.2    40.4   144
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0      .0   100*    28.8    30.8    94
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .0      .0   100*    22.8    22.7   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   115


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      -M      .0      *      -M    24.4      *
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .0      .0   100*    45.2    32.1   141
 OLD BATTLE              10000      .0      .0   100*    72.9    49.8   146
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .0   100*    43.0    29.6   145
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .0      .0   100*    65.6    43.4   151
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   146


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080      .2      .0      *    28.4    23.5   121
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650      .0      .0   100*    37.7    33.1   114
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .2      .0      *    24.5    20.2   121
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .0      .0   100*    24.9    24.8   100
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0      .0   100*    26.7    23.5   114
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820      .0      -M      *    32.8      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0      .0   100*    25.0    22.9   109
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .1      .0      *    34.4    27.6   125
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .2      .0      *    18.8    20.8    90
 POCKET CREEK             9360      .0      -M      *    26.9      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .0      .0   100*    29.4    23.9   123
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .1      .0      *      -M    38.0      *
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .0      .0   100*      -M    37.1      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   113


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .2      .0      *    26.1    20.9   125
 HEWINTA                  9519      .0      .0   100*    35.5    26.4   134
 HICKERSON PARK           9145      .0      .0   100*    25.7    18.3   140
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .2      .0      *    27.7    18.2   152
 INDIAN CREEK             9425      .2      .0      *    42.1    36.9   114
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*    37.8    30.3   125
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200      -M      .0      *    39.6    29.4   135
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   130


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .1      .0      *    45.9    29.1   158
 HAYDEN FORK              9212      .0      .0   100*    48.6    34.1   143
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*    37.8    30.3   125
 LILY LAKE                9156      .0      .0   100*    40.3    29.4   137
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .2      .0      *    58.7    38.6   152
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .1      .0      *    34.7    28.4   122
 TRIAL LAKE               9992      .2      .0      *    53.7    40.0   134
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   139

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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.