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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 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      .7     1.3    54*     4.3     2.9   148
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670      .5     1.7    29*     5.1     4.2   121
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260     3.9      -M      *     6.0      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .3     1.0    30*     2.6     2.6   100
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     1.0     2.7    37*     6.3     4.8   131
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .7     2.0    35      2.5     2.5   100
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     1.1      -M      *     2.8      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850      .9     2.6    35*     5.2     4.6   113
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .0     2.5     0*     2.7     3.5    77
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .1      .8    13*     2.1     2.7    78
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .6     1.2    50*     4.6     3.2   144
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     1.6     2.6    62*     3.5     3.7    95
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .5     1.5    33*     3.4     2.8   121
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     2.1     3.7    57      4.1     3.9   105
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     5.2     4.4   118      4.7     4.3   109
 WILLOW CREEK             8380      .7     3.2    22      6.0     5.1   118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     48*                   112


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     3.8     3.9    97      4.4     3.0   147
 BLACK BEAR               8170     3.8     4.2    90      6.8     5.2   131
 CANYON                   7870     1.0     1.3    77*     2.8     2.6   108
 FISHER CREEK             9100     3.4     4.3    79      5.9     4.8   123
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     1.4     2.5    56*     5.4     3.5   154
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .4      .8    50*     2.6     2.1   124
 PARKER PEAK              9400     3.3     3.7    89      5.3     3.1   171
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.8     3.1    58      5.7     3.6   158
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .5     1.5    33*     3.4     2.8   121
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     5.2     4.4   118      4.7     4.3   109
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .9     1.5    60*     4.3     3.1   139
 WHITE MILL               8700     1.9     3.2    59      4.4     3.8   116
 WOLVERINE                7650     1.3     1.1   118*     3.8     2.5   152
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     81                    134


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .6     1.7    35      1.8     2.4    75
 CASTLE CREEK             8400      .7      -M      *     1.5      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .9     1.7    53      2.2     2.6    85
 DEER PARK                9700     1.5     3.5    43      3.4     3.8    89
 HOBBS PARK              10100     2.8     3.0    93      3.1     2.9   107
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .2     1.7    12      1.9     2.5    76
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.1     2.5    44      2.7     3.1    87
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .2     1.4    14      1.6     2.3    70
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     2.1     3.7    57      4.1     3.9   105
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .7     1.6    44      3.2     2.8   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     49                     91


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     4.7     3.8   124      4.7     3.2   147
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .4      .9    44      2.5     2.3   109
 BLACKWATER               9780     4.4     4.2   105      4.8     3.7   130
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     4.9     3.6   136      5.2     3.2   163
 EVENING STAR             9200     3.2     4.2    76      6.3     4.1   154
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .5     1.7    29      2.8     2.5   112
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.4     2.6    92      3.5     2.5   140
 MARQUETTE                8760      .6      -M      *     4.1     2.9   141
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     1.1     1.9    58      4.7     3.4   138
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.1     1.2    92      1.8     1.5   120
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.5     2.0   125      3.6     2.5   144
 SHELL CREEK              9580     5.1     3.5   146      4.8     2.7   178
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.8     3.1    58      5.7     3.6   158
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .9     1.2    75*     3.2     3.1   103
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .5     1.5    33      4.1     2.1   195
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.2     2.3    52      2.9     2.7   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    141


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     4.4     4.2   105      4.8     3.7   130
 EVENING STAR             9200     3.2     4.2    76      6.3     4.1   154
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.4     2.6    92      3.5     2.5   140
 MARQUETTE                8760      .6      -M      *     4.1     2.9   141
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.8     3.1    58      5.7     3.6   158
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .9     1.2    75*     3.2     3.1   103
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.2     2.3    52      2.9     2.7   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     79                    135


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .4      .9    44      2.5     2.3   109
 BIG GOOSE                7990     2.5     1.2   208*     5.9     2.4   246
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     4.9     3.6   136      5.2     3.2   163
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     2.3     2.3   100      5.4     2.8   193
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     2.9     2.3   126      4.7     3.4   138
 DOME LAKE                8880     3.2     2.8   114      6.2     3.2   194
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .5     1.7    29      2.8     2.5   112
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .8     1.3    62      2.7     2.3   117
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     2.7      -M      *     6.3      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     1.1     1.9    58      4.7     3.4   138
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.5     2.0   125      3.6     2.5   144
 SOLDIER PARK             8720      .1      -M      *     3.5      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     4.0     1.9   211      5.2     3.1   168
 TIE CREEK                6870      .9     1.3    69      5.8     2.9   200
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    112                    161


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .4     1.3    31      1.5     3.2    47
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0     1.3     0      1.5     2.2    68
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     1.0      .8   125*     1.2     3.0    40
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     41                     50


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 BLACKHALL MTN            9820     3.2      -M      *     4.8      -M      *
 CINNABAR PARK            9574     1.9     2.6    73      4.3     3.7   116
 COLUMBINE                9160     1.0     1.8    56*     3.5     3.3   106
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     2.0     2.6    77      5.0     3.6   139
 ELK RIVER                8700      .6     1.1    55*     2.9     3.0    97
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     1.5     3.7    41      5.3     4.6   115
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     3.1     4.4    70      4.5     4.5   100
 OLD BATTLE              10000     3.7     4.5    82      5.0     5.0   100
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     1.0     1.5    67      2.8     2.1   133
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .8     1.2    67*     3.3     3.4    97
 TOWER                   10500     3.9     5.9    66      5.2     5.6    93
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     1.6     3.1    52      4.6     4.3   107
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     1.4     1.9    74      2.9     2.7   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66                    108


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     1.4     3.1    45      3.9     3.5   111
 CASPER MTN.              7900     2.7     2.5   108      6.5     3.4   191
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     3.7     3.1   119      4.4     3.2   138
 DEER PARK                9700     1.5     3.5    43      3.4     3.8    89
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     1.3     1.6    81      3.7     2.6   142
 RENO HILL                8400     3.1     2.4   129      4.8     3.3   145
 ROACH                    9700     2.4     2.0   120      4.2     3.1   135
 SAND LAKE               10050     4.2     4.8    88      5.0     4.2   119
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.1     2.5    44      2.7     3.1    87
 WINDY PEAK               7900     1.3     1.0   130      2.9     2.3   126
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     86                    128


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .9      .9   100*     2.6     2.6   100
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     2.0     2.6    77      5.0     3.6   139
 OLD BATTLE              10000     3.7     4.5    82      5.0     5.0   100
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .6      .9    67*     2.6     3.2    81
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     1.1     2.8    39*     4.3     4.1   105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     71*                   105


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     1.3     1.9    68      2.4     2.5    96
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650      .9     2.9    31      2.4     3.2    75
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .3     1.2    25*     2.2     1.9   116
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     1.3     1.5    87      3.2     2.6   123
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .7     2.0    35      2.5     2.5   100
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     1.1      -M      *     2.8      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .6     1.2    50*     2.4     2.2   109
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .2     1.7    12*     2.7     2.6   104
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     1.1     1.0   110*     2.9     2.2   132
 POCKET CREEK             9360     1.8      -M      *     3.0      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .2     1.4    14*     1.6     2.3    70
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     1.6     2.6    62*     3.5     3.7    95
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     1.1     2.3    48*     3.3     3.2   103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     47*                   101


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .1      .8    13*     2.6     2.0   130
 HEWINTA                  9519      .0     1.2     0*     3.5     3.1   113
 HICKERSON PARK           9145      .6      .7    86*     4.5     2.2   205
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.1      .8   138      4.4     2.1   210
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     1.8     2.7    67*     3.3     3.7    89
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .8     1.7    47*     3.1     3.0   103
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     1.2     2.2    55      4.4     3.2   138
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     55*                   134


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .0     1.9     0*     2.7     3.2    84
 HAYDEN FORK              9212      .7     1.4    50*     4.9     3.4   144
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .8     1.7    47*     3.1     3.0   103
 LILY LAKE                9156      .3     1.4    21*     3.5     3.3   106
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     1.1     2.4    46*     3.3     3.9    85
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .1      .8    13*     2.1     2.7    78
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     1.9     2.8    68      2.8     3.8    74
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     40*                    96

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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.