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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 SUNDAY: NOVEMBER 6 , 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      .4     1.1    36*     4.1     2.6   158
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670      .5     1.4    36*     5.1     3.8   134
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260     3.5      -M      *     5.7      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .2      .8    25*     2.6     2.3   113
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     1.5     2.2    68*     5.7     4.3   133
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .7     1.8    39      2.4     2.3   104
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     1.1      -M      *     2.8      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850      .5     2.0    25*     4.8     4.1   117
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .0     2.1     0*     2.5     3.1    81
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .4      .6    67*     2.2     2.4    92
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .2     1.0    20*     4.2     2.9   145
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     1.5     2.2    68*     3.5     3.3   106
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .3     1.2    25*     3.2     2.6   123
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.9     3.3    58      3.8     3.5   109
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     5.0     3.9   128      4.5     3.9   115
 WILLOW CREEK             8380      .6     2.7    22*     5.8     4.6   126
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     52*                   119


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     3.6     3.4   106      4.2     2.7   156
 BLACK BEAR               8170     3.3     3.5    94*     6.4     4.6   139
 CANYON                   7870      .9     1.0    90*     2.7     2.4   113
 FISHER CREEK             9100     3.2     3.6    89*     5.6     4.3   130
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     1.1     2.1    52*     5.0     3.2   156
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .4      .5    80*     2.6     1.9   137
 PARKER PEAK              9400     3.2     3.2   100      5.2     2.8   186
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.5     2.6    58      5.4     3.3   164
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .3     1.2    25*     3.2     2.6   123
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     5.0     3.9   128      4.5     3.9   115
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .7     1.1    64*     4.1     2.8   146
 WHITE MILL               8700     1.7     2.6    65*     4.2     3.4   124
 WOLVERINE                7650     1.0      .8   125*     3.7     2.2   168
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88*                   142


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .6     1.4    43*     1.7     2.1    81
 CASTLE CREEK             8400      .6      -M      *     1.4      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .9     1.4    64      2.1     2.4    88
 DEER PARK                9700     1.5     3.0    50      3.4     3.3   103
 HOBBS PARK              10100     2.8     2.7   104      3.0     2.7   111
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .1     1.4     7      1.8     2.2    82
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.2     2.1    57      2.7     2.8    96
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .2     1.2    17      1.6     2.1    76
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.9     3.3    58      3.8     3.5   109
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .8     1.4    57      3.4     2.6   131
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     56                     99


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     4.7     3.4   138      4.7     2.9   162
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .4      .8    50      2.2     2.1   105
 BLACKWATER               9780     4.2     3.7   114      4.4     3.4   129
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     4.7     3.2   147      5.1     3.0   170
 EVENING STAR             9200     2.9     3.5    83      5.8     3.6   161
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .5     1.6    31      2.7     2.4   113
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.4     2.4   100      3.5     2.3   152
 MARQUETTE                8760      .6      -M      *     4.0     2.7   148
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     1.1     1.7    65      4.4     3.1   142
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.0     1.1    91      1.7     1.4   121
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.4     1.7   141      3.6     2.3   157
 SHELL CREEK              9580     5.1     3.2   159      4.6     2.5   184
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.5     2.6    58      5.4     3.3   164
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .8      .9    89*     3.0     2.7   111
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .6     1.5    40      4.1     1.9   216
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.2     1.9    63      2.9     2.4   121
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    101                    148


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     4.2     3.7   114      4.4     3.4   129
 EVENING STAR             9200     2.9     3.5    83      5.8     3.6   161
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.4     2.4   100      3.5     2.3   152
 MARQUETTE                8760      .6      -M      *     4.0     2.7   148
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.5     2.6    58      5.4     3.3   164
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .8      .9    89*     3.0     2.7   111
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.2     1.9    63      2.9     2.4   121
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     87                    142


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .4      .8    50      2.2     2.1   105
 BIG GOOSE                7990     2.3     1.1   209*     5.7     2.4   238
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     4.7     3.2   147      5.1     3.0   170
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     2.3     2.0   115      5.2     2.6   200
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     2.8     2.1   133      4.7     3.1   152
 DOME LAKE                8880     3.5     2.4   146      6.2     3.0   207
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .5     1.6    31      2.7     2.4   113
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .8     1.1    73      2.7     2.2   123
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     2.8      -M      *     6.3      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     1.1     1.7    65      4.4     3.1   142
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.4     1.7   141      3.6     2.3   157
 SOLDIER PARK             8720      .2      -M      *     3.6      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     4.0     1.8   222      5.3     2.9   183
 TIE CREEK                6870      .9     1.1    82      5.8     2.8   207
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    125                    168


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .1     1.1     9      1.5     3.0    50
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0     1.2     0      1.6     2.1    76
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .4      .7    57*     1.0     2.8    36
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     17                     52


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 BLACKHALL MTN            9820     3.1      -M      *     4.7      -M      *
 CINNABAR PARK            9574     1.6     2.2    73      4.0     3.2   125
 COLUMBINE                9160     1.0     1.5    67*     3.5     3.0   117
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     1.9     2.3    83      4.8     3.3   145
 ELK RIVER                8700      .6      .9    67*     2.9     2.7   107
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     1.6     3.3    48      5.1     4.2   121
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     3.0     3.9    77      4.4     4.1   107
 OLD BATTLE              10000     3.5     4.0    88      4.7     4.5   104
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     1.0     1.3    77      2.8     1.9   147
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .8     1.1    73*     3.4     3.1   110
 TOWER                   10500     3.5     5.0    70*     4.8     5.1    94
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     1.5     2.6    58*     4.4     3.9   113
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     1.4     1.6    88      2.7     2.5   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72                    114


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     1.2     2.8    43*     3.6     3.1   116
 CASPER MTN.              7900     2.7     2.3   117      6.3     3.1   203
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     3.6     2.8   129      4.3     3.0   143
 DEER PARK                9700     1.5     3.0    50      3.4     3.3   103
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     1.4     1.4   100      3.8     2.4   158
 RENO HILL                8400     3.1     2.2   141      4.9     3.1   158
 ROACH                    9700     2.4     1.7   141*     4.2     2.8   150
 SAND LAKE               10050     4.1     4.3    95      4.9     3.8   129
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.2     2.1    57      2.7     2.8    96
 WINDY PEAK               7900     1.4      .9   156      2.9     2.1   138
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                    139


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     1.0      .8   125*     2.6     2.3   113
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     1.9     2.3    83      4.8     3.3   145
 OLD BATTLE              10000     3.5     4.0    88      4.7     4.5   104
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .2      .8    25*     2.6     2.9    90
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     1.0     2.4    42*     4.2     3.7   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     74*                   113


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     1.4     1.7    82      2.5     2.3   109
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650      .7     2.4    29*     2.3     2.8    82
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .5     1.0    50*     2.1     1.7   124
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     1.1     1.2    92*     3.1     2.4   129
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .7     1.8    39      2.4     2.3   104
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     1.1      -M      *     2.8      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .5     1.0    50*     2.4     2.0   120
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .1     1.4     7*     2.6     2.3   113
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     1.0      .9   111*     2.8     2.0   140
 POCKET CREEK             9360     2.1      -M      *     3.1      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .2     1.1    18*     1.6     2.1    76
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     1.5     2.2    68*     3.5     3.3   106
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     1.1     1.9    58*     3.2     2.9   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     53*                   109


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .1      .7    14*     2.5     1.8   139
 HEWINTA                  9519      .0     1.1     0*     3.6     2.9   124
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     1.2      .6   200*     4.6     2.0   230
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.4      .7   200*     4.4     2.0   220
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     1.7     2.3    74*     3.2     3.3    97
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .7     1.4    50*     3.0     2.7   111
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     1.3     2.0    65      4.4     2.9   152
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73*                   146


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .0     1.7     0*     2.6     2.9    90
 HAYDEN FORK              9212      .6     1.2    50*     4.8     3.0   160
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .7     1.4    50*     3.0     2.7   111
 LILY LAKE                9156      .3     1.3    23*     3.5     3.0   117
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     1.1     2.1    52*     3.1     3.5    89
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .4      .6    67*     2.2     2.4    92
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     1.8     2.5    72*     2.9     3.4    85
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     45*                   106

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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.