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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 SATURDAY: NOVEMBER 26 , 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     4.8     3.4   141      8.3     5.3   157
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     3.3     3.9    85      8.0     7.1   113
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260     9.6      -M      *     8.9      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     3.4     2.8   121      5.3     4.7   113
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     5.0     6.5    77     10.0     8.5   118
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.8     3.4    82      4.0     3.9   103
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     3.4      -M      *     4.7      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     6.1     6.4    95     10.9     8.6   127
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     4.5     5.4    83      7.0     6.5   108
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     2.2     2.1   105      4.0     4.4    91
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     4.0     3.3   121      8.4     5.6   150
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     4.9     5.8    84      6.5     6.5   100
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     4.0     3.4   118      6.7     4.8   140
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     6.1     6.3    97      7.8     6.5   120
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    10.8     7.4   146      9.4     7.3   129
 WILLOW CREEK             8380     4.9     6.6    74     10.2     8.3   123
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                    121


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     7.2     6.2   116      7.4     5.2   142
 BLACK BEAR               8170     8.7     8.4   104     11.0     9.3   118
 CANYON                   7870     3.1     2.8   111      4.7     4.3   109
 FISHER CREEK             9100     9.5     8.0   119     11.1     8.6   129
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     5.6     5.3   106      9.6     6.3   152
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     1.9     2.0    95      4.1     3.6   114
 PARKER PEAK              9400     6.7     6.0   112      8.7     4.9   178
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     4.4     5.7    77      8.6     6.2   139
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     4.0     3.4   118      6.7     4.8   140
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    10.8     7.4   146      9.4     7.3   129
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     4.0     3.2   125      7.5     5.2   144
 WHITE MILL               8700     5.2     5.7    91      7.2     6.8   106
 WOLVERINE                7650     4.2     2.4   175      5.4     4.0   135
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    113                    133


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     3.3     3.3   100      4.3     4.3   100
 CASTLE CREEK             8400     1.8      -M      *     2.6      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     2.1     2.8    75      3.2     3.9    82
 DEER PARK                9700     2.9     4.1    71      5.8     6.4    91
 HOBBS PARK              10100     4.6     4.8    96      4.7     4.2   112
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.9     2.9    66      3.8     4.1    93
 SOUTH PASS               9040     3.3     4.4    75      4.6     5.4    85
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .6     2.3    26      2.4     3.2    75
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     6.1     6.3    97      7.8     6.5   120
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     1.6     2.6    62      4.1     4.1   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     79                     97


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     6.4     5.3   121      5.9     4.8   123
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.4     1.5    93      3.1     3.2    97
 BLACKWATER               9780     9.1     6.9   132      8.7     6.4   136
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.8     4.9   139      6.5     4.5   144
 EVENING STAR             9200     7.7     7.4   104     10.5     7.3   144
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.0     2.4    83      4.1     3.4   121
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.0     3.8   132      6.1     3.8   161
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.0      -M      *     5.3     3.9   136
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     2.4     3.1    77      5.4     4.6   117
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.5     1.7    88      2.3     2.1   110
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     3.8     2.9   131      5.1     3.8   134
 SHELL CREEK              9580     7.1     4.7   151      6.4     4.1   156
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     4.4     5.7    77      8.6     6.2   139
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     3.3     3.0   110      5.9     5.9   100
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.5     2.1    71      5.0     2.8   179
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     4.7     4.1   115      6.0     4.6   130
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    113                    133


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     9.1     6.9   132      8.7     6.4   136
 EVENING STAR             9200     7.7     7.4   104     10.5     7.3   144
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.0     3.8   132      6.1     3.8   161
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.0      -M      *     5.3     3.9   136
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     4.4     5.7    77      8.6     6.2   139
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     3.3     3.0   110      5.9     5.9   100
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     4.7     4.1   115      6.0     4.6   130
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    134


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.4     1.5    93      3.1     3.2    97
 BIG GOOSE                7990     3.6     2.0   180      7.3     2.9   252
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.8     4.9   139      6.5     4.5   144
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     3.6     3.2   112      6.4     3.9   164
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     5.3     3.4   156      6.5     4.6   141
 DOME LAKE                8880     4.9     3.8   129      7.9     4.5   176
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.0     2.4    83      4.1     3.4   121
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     2.3     1.8   128      4.2     3.0   140
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     4.4      -M      *     8.1      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     2.4     3.1    77      5.4     4.6   117
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     3.8     2.9   131      5.1     3.8   134
 SOLDIER PARK             8720     3.3      -M      *     5.3      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     5.5     2.8   196      6.7     4.2   160
 TIE CREEK                6870     1.8     1.1   164      6.9     3.5   197
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    132                    152


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     1.9     1.7   112      2.8     4.2    67
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.0     1.9    53      2.7     2.8    96
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.5     1.5   167      2.3     3.6    64
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                     74


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 BLACKHALL MTN            9820     7.6      -M      *     9.4      -M      *
 CINNABAR PARK            9574     4.2     4.9    86      6.9     6.1   113
 COLUMBINE                9160     4.4     4.2   105      6.6     5.6   118
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     4.3     4.4    98      7.8     5.6   139
 ELK RIVER                8700     4.0     2.6   154      5.9     4.7   126
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     3.3     5.8    57      7.9     7.0   113
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     5.8     7.0    83      6.9     6.8   101
 OLD BATTLE              10000     8.2     8.0   102     10.2     8.2   124
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     2.9     2.6   112      4.6     3.2   144
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     2.1     2.5    84      4.7     4.8    98
 TOWER                   10500     8.1    11.1    73     10.5     9.5   111
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     5.5     5.8    95      8.6     6.9   125
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     2.3     3.2    72      4.4     4.0   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                    117


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     3.9     5.3    74      6.1     5.6   109
 CASPER MTN.              7900     3.7     4.2    88      7.4     4.8   154
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     6.5     4.6   141      6.7     4.8   140
 DEER PARK                9700     2.9     4.1    71      5.8     6.4    91
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     2.0     2.8    71      4.4     3.9   113
 RENO HILL                8400     4.1     3.8   108      5.7     4.7   121
 ROACH                    9700     4.8     3.8   126      6.8     4.8   142
 SAND LAKE               10050     7.3     8.2    89      7.7     6.5   118
 SOUTH PASS               9040     3.3     4.4    75      4.6     5.4    85
 WINDY PEAK               7900     1.9     2.0    95      3.5     3.4   103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    117


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     4.0     1.6   250      5.0     4.0   125
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     4.3     4.4    98      7.8     5.6   139
 OLD BATTLE              10000     8.2     8.0   102     10.2     8.2   124
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     2.3     2.0   115      4.6     5.0    92
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     5.1     5.4    94      8.7     6.9   126
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    112                    122


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     3.0     3.5    86      3.8     3.9    97
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     4.6     6.0    77      5.1     5.6    91
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     2.1     2.7    78      3.8     3.1   123
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     3.0     3.0   100      4.8     4.0   120
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.8     3.4    82      4.0     3.9   103
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     3.4      -M      *     4.7      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     3.2     2.7   119      4.9     3.7   132
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     3.1     3.7    84      5.4     4.4   123
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     2.9     2.3   126      4.3     3.5   123
 POCKET CREEK             9360     2.8      -M      *     4.0      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     2.4     3.1    77      3.6     4.0    90
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     4.9     5.8    84      6.5     6.5   100
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     5.1     5.3    96      7.4     5.8   128
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                    111


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     2.2     2.1   105      4.1     3.2   128
 HEWINTA                  9519     1.3     1.9    68      4.8     4.5   107
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     1.5     1.3   115      5.4     3.0   180
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.3     1.3   100      5.0     2.8   179
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     5.3     5.7    93      5.8     6.2    94
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     3.2     3.6    89      5.6     5.1   110
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200      .6     3.6    17      5.5     4.7   117
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     79                    123


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     3.7     3.5   106      5.9     5.1   116
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     2.7     2.6   104      6.9     5.5   125
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     3.2     3.6    89      5.6     5.1   110
 LILY LAKE                9156     1.8     2.5    72      5.1     5.1   100
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     4.4     4.5    98      6.3     6.4    98
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     2.2     2.1   105      4.0     4.4    91
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     4.5     4.9    92      5.4     6.0    90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                    104

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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.