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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 2 , 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      .0      .8     0*     3.6     2.2   164
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670      .2     1.1    18*     4.8     3.3   145
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260     2.9      -M      *     5.3      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .1      .6    17*     2.5     1.9   132
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .4     1.7    24*     5.2     3.6   144
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .4     1.5    27      2.0     2.0   100
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820      .6      -M      *     2.2      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850      .3     1.5    20*     4.5     3.4   132
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .0     1.6     0*     2.4     2.6    92
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .1      .4    25*     2.1     2.1   100
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .1      .7    14*     4.0     2.4   167
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     1.4     1.7    82*     3.3     2.8   118
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .9    11*     3.1     2.2   141
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.5     2.8    54*     3.5     3.0   117
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     4.3     3.3   130      3.9     3.3   118
 WILLOW CREEK             8380      .0     2.1     0*     5.3     4.0   133
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     43*                   129


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     3.1     2.9   107      3.5     2.3   152
 BLACK BEAR               8170     2.6     3.0    87*     5.7     3.8   150
 CANYON                   7870      .7      .7   100*     2.3     2.0   115
 FISHER CREEK             9100     2.6     2.9    90*     5.1     3.6   142
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      .9     1.8    50*     4.5     2.7   167
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .4     0*     2.3     1.7   135
 PARKER PEAK              9400     2.7     2.8    96      4.8     2.5   192
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .6     2.1    29*     4.4     2.8   157
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .9    11*     3.1     2.2   141
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     4.3     3.3   130      3.9     3.3   118
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .4      .9    44*     3.7     2.4   154
 WHITE MILL               8700     1.5     2.1    71*     4.0     2.9   138
 WOLVERINE                7650      .9      .6   150*     3.7     2.0   185
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84*                   149


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .4     1.1    36*     1.7     1.8    94
 CASTLE CREEK             8400      .3      -M      *     1.5      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .7     1.2    58      2.2     2.1   105
 DEER PARK                9700     1.2     2.7    44      3.0     2.7   111
 HOBBS PARK              10100     2.6     2.4   108      3.0     2.3   130
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .2     1.1    18*     1.8     1.9    95
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .8     1.6    50*     2.5     2.3   109
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .3     1.0    30      1.6     1.9    84
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.5     2.8    54*     3.5     3.0   117
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .9     1.2    75      3.2     2.3   139
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     57                    111


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     4.2     2.9   145      4.2     2.6   162
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .6     0      2.1     1.9   111
 BLACKWATER               9780     3.9     3.3   118      4.2     2.9   145
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     4.4     2.7   163      4.8     2.7   178
 EVENING STAR             9200     2.5     3.0    83*     5.3     3.0   177
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     1.3     0      2.4     2.2   109
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.2     2.0   110      3.4     2.0   170
 MARQUETTE                8760      .4      -M      *     3.7     2.5   148
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .5     1.4    36*     4.3     2.8   154
 OWL CREEK                8975      .8      .9    89      1.7     1.3   131
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.3     1.4   164      3.4     2.1   162
 SHELL CREEK              9580     4.8     2.8   171      4.4     2.2   200
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .6     2.1    29*     4.4     2.8   157
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .6     0*     2.6     2.3   113
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .3     1.2    25      3.9     1.7   229
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .9     1.6    56*     2.8     2.0   140
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99                    156


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     3.9     3.3   118      4.2     2.9   145
 EVENING STAR             9200     2.5     3.0    83*     5.3     3.0   177
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.2     2.0   110      3.4     2.0   170
 MARQUETTE                8760      .4      -M      *     3.7     2.5   148
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .6     2.1    29*     4.4     2.8   157
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .6     0*     2.6     2.3   113
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .9     1.6    56*     2.8     2.0   140
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     80*                   151


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .6     0      2.1     1.9   111
 BIG GOOSE                7990     2.4      .9   267*     5.6     2.2   255
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     4.4     2.7   163      4.8     2.7   178
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     2.2     1.6   138      5.0     2.4   208
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     2.8     1.7   165      4.4     2.8   157
 DOME LAKE                8880     3.5     2.0   175      6.1     2.7   226
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     1.3     0      2.4     2.2   109
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .8      .9    89      2.6     2.0   130
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     2.9      -M      *     6.3      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .5     1.4    36*     4.3     2.8   154
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.3     1.4   164      3.4     2.1   162
 SOLDIER PARK             8720      .6      -M      *     3.5      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     3.7     1.5   247      5.2     2.6   200
 TIE CREEK                6870      .9      .9   100      5.6     2.7   207
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    139                    177


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .3      .7    43*     1.4     2.8    50
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0     1.1     0      1.5     2.0    75
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .6      .6   100*     1.0     2.7    37
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     38*                    52


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 BLACKHALL MTN            9820     2.7      -M      *     4.3      -M      *
 CINNABAR PARK            9574     1.5     1.8    83      3.7     2.7   137
 COLUMBINE                9160      .5     1.0    50*     3.0     2.6   115
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     1.3     1.9    68*     4.1     2.9   141
 ELK RIVER                8700      .2      .7    29*     2.6     2.4   108
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     1.4     2.8    50      4.7     3.7   127
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     2.9     3.4    85*     4.2     3.6   117
 OLD BATTLE              10000     2.9     3.3    88*     4.2     3.9   108
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .8     1.1    73*     2.3     1.7   135
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .6      .8    75*     3.2     2.8   114
 TOWER                   10500     2.4     4.0    60*     4.0     4.3    93
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     1.2     2.1    57*     4.0     3.3   121
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     2.1     1.3   162*     2.7     2.2   123
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     74*                   118


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     1.1     2.4    46*     3.5     2.7   130
 CASPER MTN.              7900     2.6     1.9   137      6.2     2.7   230
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     3.4     2.4   142      4.0     2.6   154
 DEER PARK                9700     1.2     2.7    44      3.0     2.7   111
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     1.4     1.1   127      3.7     2.0   185
 RENO HILL                8400     2.9     1.9   153      4.7     2.7   174
 ROACH                    9700     2.1     1.3   162*     3.9     2.5   156
 SAND LAKE               10050     3.8     3.6   106*     4.7     3.3   142
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .8     1.6    50*     2.5     2.3   109
 WINDY PEAK               7900     1.4      .7   200*     2.8     1.8   156
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                    154


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .4      .6    67*     1.9     2.0    95
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     1.3     1.9    68*     4.1     2.9   141
 OLD BATTLE              10000     2.9     3.3    88*     4.2     3.9   108
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .6     0*     1.9     2.5    76
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .4     1.9    21*     3.6     3.2   113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     60*                   108


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     1.0     1.4    71*     2.0     2.0   100
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650      .6     1.9    32*     2.1     2.4    88
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .3      .7    43*     2.0     1.5   133
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .7     1.0    70*     2.7     2.1   129
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .4     1.5    27      2.0     2.0   100
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820      .6      -M      *     2.2      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0      .8     0*     2.1     1.7   124
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .1     1.1     9*     2.5     2.0   125
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .5      .7    71*     2.4     1.7   141
 POCKET CREEK             9360     1.7      -M      *     2.7      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .1      .9    11*     1.6     1.8    89
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     1.4     1.7    82*     3.3     2.8   118
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     1.1     1.4    79*     3.0     2.4   125
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     47*                   115


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .2      .5    40*     2.6     1.5   173
 HEWINTA                  9519      .0      .9     0*     3.3     2.5   132
 HICKERSON PARK           9145      .6      .5   120*     4.1     1.8   228
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.3      .5   260*     3.7     1.8   206
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     1.6     1.8    89*     3.0     2.8   107
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .4     1.1    36*     2.8     2.3   122
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200      .7     1.8    39*     4.0     2.5   160
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     68*                   155


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .5     1.4    36*     2.0     2.5    80
 HAYDEN FORK              9212      .5     1.0    50*     4.4     2.6   169
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .4     1.1    36*     2.8     2.3   122
 LILY LAKE                9156      .3     1.1    27*     3.2     2.6   123
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .8     1.7    47*     3.0     3.0   100
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .1      .4    25*     2.1     2.1   100
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     1.5     2.1    71*     2.7     3.0    90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     47*                   112

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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.