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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 13 , 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     1.6     1.8    89*     4.9     3.4   144
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     1.1     2.1    52*     5.6     4.9   114
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260     6.1      -M      *     6.8      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     1.2     1.4    86*     3.4     3.0   113
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     2.0     3.4    59*     6.9     5.6   123
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.2     2.3    52      2.9     2.8   104
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     1.7      -M      *     3.5      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     2.0     3.4    59*     6.4     5.5   116
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     1.2     3.1    39      3.8     4.1    93
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     1.1     1.0   110*     2.9     3.0    97
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     1.3     1.6    81*     5.4     3.7   146
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.4     3.3    73      4.3     4.3   100
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     1.5     1.9    79*     4.3     3.3   130
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     2.8     4.3    65      4.7     4.5   104
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     6.2     5.1   122      5.5     4.9   112
 WILLOW CREEK             8380     1.7     3.9    44      7.0     5.8   121
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     71*                   116


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     4.6     4.4   105      4.9     3.4   144
 BLACK BEAR               8170     5.2     5.1   102      8.2     6.1   134
 CANYON                   7870     1.4     1.5    93      3.1     3.0   103
 FISHER CREEK             9100     4.3     4.9    88      6.7     5.6   120
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     2.7     3.0    90      6.7     4.1   163
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .6     1.0    60*     2.9     2.4   121
 PARKER PEAK              9400     4.1     4.1   100      6.0     3.5   171
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.4     3.6    67      6.3     4.2   150
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     1.5     1.9    79*     4.3     3.3   130
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     6.2     5.1   122      5.5     4.9   112
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     1.9     1.7   112*     5.3     3.6   147
 WHITE MILL               8700     2.3     3.6    64      4.7     4.4   107
 WOLVERINE                7650     2.2     1.3   169      4.1     2.8   146
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                    134


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     1.2     2.0    60      2.2     2.8    79
 CASTLE CREEK             8400      .9      -M      *     1.9      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     1.1     2.0    55      2.3     2.9    79
 DEER PARK                9700     2.6     3.6    72      4.7     4.5   104
 HOBBS PARK              10100     3.4     3.4   100      3.6     3.2   113
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .5     2.0    25      2.1     2.9    72
 SOUTH PASS               9040     2.3     2.8    82      3.6     3.6   100
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .2     1.5    13      1.9     2.6    73
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     2.8     4.3    65      4.7     4.5   104
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     1.2     1.8    67      3.6     3.2   113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65                     95


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     4.8     4.2   114      4.8     3.6   133
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .6     1.0    60      2.3     2.5    92
 BLACKWATER               9780     5.2     4.8   108      5.2     4.3   121
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     5.0     3.9   128      5.3     3.5   151
 EVENING STAR             9200     3.7     4.8    77      6.9     4.8   144
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .7     1.9    37      2.9     2.7   107
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.6     2.9    90      3.8     2.8   136
 MARQUETTE                8760      -M      -M      *     4.2     3.2   131
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     1.4     2.3    61      4.9     3.7   132
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.1     1.3    85      1.9     1.7   112
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.8     2.2   127      4.0     2.8   143
 SHELL CREEK              9580     5.3     3.8   139      4.8     3.0   160
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.4     3.6    67      6.3     4.2   150
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     1.3     1.5    87      3.6     3.7    97
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .6     1.6    38      4.2     2.3   183
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.8     2.6    69      3.4     3.1   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                    132


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     5.2     4.8   108      5.2     4.3   121
 EVENING STAR             9200     3.7     4.8    77      6.9     4.8   144
 KIRWIN                   9550     2.6     2.9    90      3.8     2.8   136
 MARQUETTE                8760      -M      -M      *     4.2     3.2   131
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     2.4     3.6    67      6.3     4.2   150
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     1.3     1.5    87      3.6     3.7    97
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.8     2.6    69      3.4     3.1   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                    128


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .6     1.0    60      2.3     2.5    92
 BIG GOOSE                7990     2.3     1.4   164      5.9     2.5   236
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     5.0     3.9   128      5.3     3.5   151
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     2.4     2.4   100      5.4     3.1   174
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     3.3     2.5   132      5.0     3.7   135
 DOME LAKE                8880     3.4     3.1   110      6.4     3.6   178
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .7     1.9    37      2.9     2.7   107
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     1.1     1.3    85      2.9     2.5   116
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     2.9      -M      *     6.5      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     1.4     2.3    61      4.9     3.7   132
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     2.8     2.2   127      4.0     2.8   143
 SOLDIER PARK             8720      .6      -M      *     4.0      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     4.2     2.1   200      5.3     3.4   156
 TIE CREEK                6870      .9     1.2    75      5.9     3.1   190
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    151


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .7     1.4    50      1.6     3.5    46
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0     1.4     0      1.7     2.4    71
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     1.3      .9   144      1.2     3.1    39
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     54                     50


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 BLACKHALL MTN            9820     4.3      -M      *     5.9      -M      *
 CINNABAR PARK            9574     2.4     3.1    77      4.9     4.2   117
 COLUMBINE                9160     1.8     2.4    75*     4.3     3.8   113
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     2.4     3.0    80      5.5     4.1   134
 ELK RIVER                8700     1.5     1.4   107*     3.5     3.3   106
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     2.6     4.2    62      5.9     5.2   113
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     3.5     5.0    70      4.8     5.1    94
 OLD BATTLE              10000     4.9     5.3    92      6.4     5.7   112
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     1.5     1.7    88      3.1     2.3   135
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     1.1     1.5    73      3.7     3.8    97
 TOWER                   10500     4.3     7.1    61      6.4     6.5    98
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     2.9     3.7    78      5.8     4.9   118
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     3.1     2.2   141      3.3     3.0   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     79                    111


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     1.9     3.6    53      4.3     3.9   110
 CASPER MTN.              7900     2.8     2.9    97      6.6     3.7   178
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     4.9     3.4   144      4.9     3.6   136
 DEER PARK                9700     2.6     3.6    72      4.7     4.5   104
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     1.5     1.9    79      3.9     3.0   130
 RENO HILL                8400     3.1     2.7   115      4.9     3.7   132
 ROACH                    9700     3.0     2.4   125      5.0     3.5   143
 SAND LAKE               10050     4.9     5.6    88      5.4     4.7   115
 SOUTH PASS               9040     2.3     2.8    82      3.6     3.6   100
 WINDY PEAK               7900     1.5     1.2   125      3.1     2.6   119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                    126


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     1.3     1.1   118*     2.9     2.9   100
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     2.4     3.0    80      5.5     4.1   134
 OLD BATTLE              10000     4.9     5.3    92      6.4     5.7   112
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     1.0     1.1    91*     2.7     3.6    75
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     1.7     3.4    50      5.0     4.7   106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     81                    107


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     2.1     2.3    91      3.2     2.8   114
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     1.8     3.5    51      3.1     3.7    84
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .7     1.5    47      2.6     2.2   118
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     1.5     1.8    83      3.5     2.9   121
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.2     2.3    52      2.9     2.8   104
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     1.7      -M      *     3.5      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     1.2     1.5    80      3.1     2.5   124
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     1.0     2.1    48      3.3     3.0   110
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     1.5     1.3   115      3.1     2.5   124
 POCKET CREEK             9360     2.2      -M      *     3.3      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .8     1.7    47      2.2     2.7    81
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.4     3.3    73      4.3     4.3   100
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     2.0     2.9    69      4.2     3.8   111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     67                    107


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .6     1.1    55*     3.0     2.2   136
 HEWINTA                  9519      .9     1.3    69      4.0     3.4   118
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     1.0      .9   111      5.1     2.4   213
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.4      .9   156      4.5     2.3   196
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     2.7     3.3    82      3.9     4.2    93
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.8     2.1    86      4.1     3.5   117
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     1.9     2.5    76      4.6     3.5   131
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                    136


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     1.5     2.2    68      4.0     3.6   111
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     1.6     1.6   100*     5.6     3.8   147
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     1.8     2.1    86      4.1     3.5   117
 LILY LAKE                9156     1.0     1.7    59      3.9     3.7   105
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     2.2     2.8    79*     4.3     4.4    98
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     1.1     1.0   110*     2.9     3.0    97
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     3.0     3.3    91      3.4     4.3    79
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                    107

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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.