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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 THURSDAY: NOVEMBER 24 , 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     4.6     3.1   148      7.9     5.0   158
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     3.1     3.6    86      7.7     6.8   113
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260     9.9      -M      *     9.2      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     3.1     2.6   119      5.0     4.4   114
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     4.8     6.0    80      9.9     8.0   124
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.6     3.2    81      4.0     3.7   108
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     3.3      -M      *     4.8      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     5.3     6.0    88     10.3     8.1   127
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     4.3     5.1    84      6.8     6.1   111
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     2.2     1.9   116      4.2     4.2   100
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     3.6     3.0   120      7.9     5.3   149
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     4.7     5.4    87      6.4     6.1   105
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     3.9     3.2   122      6.6     4.5   147
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     5.8     6.0    97      7.5     6.2   121
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    10.2     7.0   146      9.1     6.9   132
 WILLOW CREEK             8380     4.7     6.1    77      9.9     7.9   125
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    101                    124


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     7.0     5.8   121      7.4     4.9   151
 BLACK BEAR               8170     8.6     7.8   110     11.1     8.8   126
 CANYON                   7870     2.8     2.5   112      4.5     4.1   110
 FISHER CREEK             9100     9.0     7.3   123     11.0     8.1   136
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     5.6     4.9   114      9.7     5.9   164
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     1.7     1.8    94      4.0     3.4   118
 PARKER PEAK              9400     6.6     5.6   118      8.6     4.7   183
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     4.3     5.3    81      8.4     5.9   142
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     3.9     3.2   122      6.6     4.5   147
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    10.2     7.0   146      9.1     6.9   132
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     4.1     3.0   137      7.5     5.0   150
 WHITE MILL               8700     4.8     5.3    91      7.2     6.4   112
 WOLVERINE                7650     4.2     2.2   191      5.7     3.8   150
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    118                    139


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     3.2     3.1   103      4.2     4.1   102
 CASTLE CREEK             8400     1.7      -M      *     2.8      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     2.2     2.6    85      3.5     3.7    95
 DEER PARK                9700     2.8     4.1    68      5.9     6.1    97
 HOBBS PARK              10100     4.7     4.5   104      5.8     4.1   141
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.7     2.8    61      3.9     3.9   100
 SOUTH PASS               9040     3.4     4.0    85      4.8     5.1    94
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     1.1     2.1    52      2.2     3.1    71
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     5.8     6.0    97      7.5     6.2   121
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     1.9     2.4    79      4.2     4.0   105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                    104


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     6.3     5.1   124      6.2     4.6   135
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.6     1.4   114      3.5     3.1   113
 BLACKWATER               9780     8.7     6.5   134      8.4     6.0   140
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.6     4.7   140      6.8     4.4   155
 EVENING STAR             9200     7.4     6.8   109     10.3     6.9   149
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.8     2.4    75      3.9     3.3   118
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.0     3.6   139      6.3     3.6   175
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.1      -M      *     5.5     3.8   145
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     2.1     3.0    70      5.7     4.5   127
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.7     1.7   100      2.7     2.0   135
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     3.8     2.7   141      5.3     3.6   147
 SHELL CREEK              9580     6.9     4.5   153      6.4     4.0   160
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     4.3     5.3    81      8.4     5.9   142
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     3.0     2.6   115      5.6     5.6   100
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.5     2.1    71      5.0     2.8   179
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     4.5     3.9   115      5.9     4.4   134
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    116                    140


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     8.7     6.5   134      8.4     6.0   140
 EVENING STAR             9200     7.4     6.8   109     10.3     6.9   149
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.0     3.6   139      6.3     3.6   175
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.1      -M      *     5.5     3.8   145
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     4.3     5.3    81      8.4     5.9   142
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     3.0     2.6   115      5.6     5.6   100
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     4.5     3.9   115      5.9     4.4   134
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    115                    139


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.6     1.4   114      3.5     3.1   113
 BIG GOOSE                7990     3.7     1.9   195      7.5     2.8   268
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.6     4.7   140      6.8     4.4   155
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     3.6     3.0   120      6.9     3.8   182
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     5.2     3.3   158      7.0     4.4   159
 DOME LAKE                8880     4.9     3.6   136      7.9     4.4   180
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.8     2.4    75      3.9     3.3   118
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     2.5     1.7   147      4.3     3.0   143
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     4.4      -M      *     8.2      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     2.1     3.0    70      5.7     4.5   127
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     3.8     2.7   141      5.3     3.6   147
 SOLDIER PARK             8720     3.5      -M      *     5.4      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     5.6     2.7   207      7.0     4.1   171
 TIE CREEK                6870     1.9     1.1   173      7.1     3.5   203
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    137                    162


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     1.7     1.7   100      2.5     4.2    60
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.0     1.8    56      2.6     2.8    93
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.2     1.4   157      2.1     3.6    58
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                     68


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 BLACKHALL MTN            9820     7.5      -M      *     9.2      -M      *
 CINNABAR PARK            9574     3.8     4.7    81      6.6     5.8   114
 COLUMBINE                9160     4.1     3.9   105      6.4     5.4   119
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     4.4     4.2   105      7.7     5.4   143
 ELK RIVER                8700     3.8     2.4   158      5.8     4.5   129
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     3.4     5.5    62      7.6     6.8   112
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     5.5     6.7    82      6.6     6.6   100
 OLD BATTLE              10000     8.1     7.6   107     10.2     7.8   131
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     2.8     2.4   117      4.5     3.1   145
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     2.0     2.3    87      4.6     4.6   100
 TOWER                   10500     7.9    10.5    75     10.5     9.0   117
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     5.4     5.4   100      8.5     6.6   129
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     2.0     3.1    65      4.0     3.8   105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                    120


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     3.5     5.0    70      5.6     5.3   106
 CASPER MTN.              7900     3.2     4.0    80      7.0     4.7   149
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     6.2     4.4   141      6.3     4.7   134
 DEER PARK                9700     2.8     4.1    68      5.9     6.1    97
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     2.0     2.7    74      4.3     3.8   113
 RENO HILL                8400     3.5     3.7    95      5.4     4.5   120
 ROACH                    9700     4.6     3.6   128      6.7     4.6   146
 SAND LAKE               10050     7.0     7.8    90      7.5     6.2   121
 SOUTH PASS               9040     3.4     4.0    85      4.8     5.1    94
 WINDY PEAK               7900     1.9     1.9   100      3.4     3.3   103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    118


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     4.0     1.5   267      5.0     3.8   132
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     4.4     4.2   105      7.7     5.4   143
 OLD BATTLE              10000     8.1     7.6   107     10.2     7.8   131
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     2.3     1.9   121      4.5     4.8    94
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     4.9     5.0    98      8.4     6.5   129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    117                    127


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     3.1     3.3    94      4.0     3.7   108
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     4.2     5.6    75      4.9     5.3    92
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     1.8     2.5    72      3.7     3.0   123
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     2.9     2.8   104      4.8     3.8   126
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.6     3.2    81      4.0     3.7   108
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     3.3      -M      *     4.8      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     2.9     2.5   116      4.7     3.5   134
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     2.8     3.5    80      5.1     4.2   121
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     2.8     2.2   127      4.2     3.4   124
 POCKET CREEK             9360     3.0      -M      *     4.0      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     2.2     2.9    76      3.5     3.8    92
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     4.7     5.4    87      6.4     6.1   105
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     4.7     4.9    96      7.0     5.5   127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                    114


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     2.1     1.9   111      4.1     3.0   137
 HEWINTA                  9519     1.6     1.8    89      4.9     4.3   114
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     1.7     1.2   142      5.6     2.9   193
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.5     1.2   125      5.1     2.7   189
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     5.2     5.3    98      6.0     5.8   103
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     3.1     3.3    94      5.7     4.8   119
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200      -M     3.4      *     5.4     4.6   117
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    103                    131


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     3.7     3.3   112      5.9     4.9   120
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     2.7     2.4   112      6.9     5.2   133
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     3.1     3.3    94      5.7     4.8   119
 LILY LAKE                9156     2.0     2.4    83      5.0     4.9   102
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     4.4     4.2   105      6.4     6.1   105
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     2.2     1.9   116      4.2     4.2   100
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     4.6     4.7    98      5.4     5.7    95
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    102                    110

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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.