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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 MONDAY: NOVEMBER 28 , 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     4.9     3.7   132      8.3     5.6   148
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     3.4     4.2    81      8.0     7.5   107
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    10.0      -M      *     9.4      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     3.4     3.1   110      5.3     5.0   106
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     5.0     6.9    72     10.2     8.9   115
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.9     3.6    81      4.4     4.0   110
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     3.7      -M      *     5.1      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     6.1     6.9    88     11.0     9.1   121
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     4.7     5.8    81      7.2     6.9   104
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     2.4     2.3   104      4.5     4.6    98
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     4.0     3.6   111      8.4     6.0   140
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     5.1     6.2    82      6.8     6.8   100
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     4.2     3.6   117      7.0     5.0   140
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     6.2     6.6    94      7.9     6.8   116
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    10.9     7.8   140      9.6     7.6   126
 WILLOW CREEK             8380     5.0     7.0    71     10.3     8.7   118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                    118


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     7.3     6.5   112      7.8     5.4   144
 BLACK BEAR               8170     8.8     8.9    99     11.3     9.8   115
 CANYON                   7870     3.1     3.0   103      4.9     4.5   109
 FISHER CREEK             9100     9.5     8.4   113     11.5     9.1   126
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     5.8     5.6   104      9.8     6.6   148
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     1.8     2.2    82      4.2     3.7   114
 PARKER PEAK              9400     6.9     6.2   111      8.9     5.1   175
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     4.5     5.9    76      8.7     6.6   132
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     4.2     3.6   117      7.0     5.0   140
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    10.9     7.8   140      9.6     7.6   126
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     4.1     3.5   117      7.6     5.5   138
 WHITE MILL               8700     5.2     6.0    87      7.5     7.1   106
 WOLVERINE                7650     4.1     2.6   158      5.8     4.2   138
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    109                    130


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     3.5     3.5   100      4.5     4.6    98
 CASTLE CREEK             8400     1.9      -M      *     3.0      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     2.4     3.0    80      3.8     4.0    95
 DEER PARK                9700     3.0     4.4    68      6.2     6.7    93
 HOBBS PARK              10100     4.8     5.0    96      5.0     4.4   114
 LITTLE WARM              9370     2.0     3.2    62      4.3     4.3   100
 SOUTH PASS               9040     3.6     4.8    75      5.0     5.6    89
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .9     2.5    36      2.6     3.4    76
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     6.2     6.6    94      7.9     6.8   116
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     1.9     2.7    70      4.5     4.3   105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     79                     99


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     6.4     5.6   114      6.4     5.0   128
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.6     1.5   107      3.5     3.3   106
 BLACKWATER               9780     9.3     7.3   127      9.1     6.7   136
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.9     5.1   135      7.0     4.7   149
 EVENING STAR             9200     7.9     7.8   101     10.8     7.6   142
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.1     2.6    81      4.2     3.5   120
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.2     3.9   133      6.6     3.9   169
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.3      -M      *     5.8     4.0   145
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     2.4     3.4    71      5.8     4.7   123
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.8     1.8   100      2.8     2.1   133
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     3.8     3.1   123      5.5     3.9   141
 SHELL CREEK              9580     7.2     4.9   147      6.6     4.3   153
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     4.5     5.9    76      8.7     6.6   132
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     3.3     3.2   103      6.0     6.2    97
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.5     2.2    68      5.0     2.9   172
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     4.9     4.4   111      6.2     4.8   129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    110                    135


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     9.3     7.3   127      9.1     6.7   136
 EVENING STAR             9200     7.9     7.8   101     10.8     7.6   142
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.2     3.9   133      6.6     3.9   169
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.3      -M      *     5.8     4.0   145
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     4.5     5.9    76      8.7     6.6   132
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     3.3     3.2   103      6.0     6.2    97
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     4.9     4.4   111      6.2     4.8   129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    108                    134


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     1.6     1.5   107      3.5     3.3   106
 BIG GOOSE                7990     3.8     2.2   173      7.6     2.9   262
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.9     5.1   135      7.0     4.7   149
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     3.8     3.3   115      7.0     4.0   175
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     5.4     3.6   150      7.2     4.7   153
 DOME LAKE                8880     5.0     3.9   128      8.1     4.7   172
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.1     2.6    81      4.2     3.5   120
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     2.5     1.9   132      4.3     3.1   139
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     4.5      -M      *     8.4      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     2.4     3.4    71      5.8     4.7   123
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     3.8     3.1   123      5.5     3.9   141
 SOLDIER PARK             8720     3.6      -M      *     5.5      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     5.7     3.0   190      7.0     4.3   163
 TIE CREEK                6870     2.0     1.2   167      7.1     3.6   197
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    129                    157


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     2.2     1.9   116      2.9     4.4    66
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.3     2.0    65      2.8     2.9    97
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.6     1.6   162      2.5     3.7    68
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                     75


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 BLACKHALL MTN            9820     7.6      -M      *     9.4      -M      *
 CINNABAR PARK            9574     4.2     5.2    81      7.0     6.3   111
 COLUMBINE                9160     4.3     4.5    96      6.6     5.9   112
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     4.4     4.7    94      7.9     5.8   136
 ELK RIVER                8700     4.0     2.8   143      5.9     4.9   120
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     3.7     6.0    62      8.1     7.3   111
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     5.8     7.4    78      6.9     7.1    97
 OLD BATTLE              10000     8.2     8.4    98     10.5     8.6   122
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     2.9     2.7   107      4.6     3.4   135
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     2.1     2.6    81      4.7     5.0    94
 TOWER                   10500     8.2    11.7    70     10.8     9.9   109
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     5.5     6.1    90      8.7     7.3   119
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     2.3     3.4    68      4.4     4.1   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                    114


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     4.0     5.6    71      6.2     5.8   107
 CASPER MTN.              7900     3.9     4.3    91      7.5     5.0   150
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     6.5     4.8   135      6.8     5.0   136
 DEER PARK                9700     3.0     4.4    68      6.2     6.7    93
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     2.1     3.0    70      4.5     4.1   110
 RENO HILL                8400     4.2     4.0   105      6.0     4.8   125
 ROACH                    9700     4.8     4.0   120      6.9     5.0   138
 SAND LAKE               10050     7.4     8.6    86      7.9     6.8   116
 SOUTH PASS               9040     3.6     4.8    75      5.0     5.6    89
 WINDY PEAK               7900     2.0     2.1    95      3.5     3.5   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                    116


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     3.9     1.7   229      5.0     4.1   122
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     4.4     4.7    94      7.9     5.8   136
 OLD BATTLE              10000     8.2     8.4    98     10.5     8.6   122
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     2.3     2.1   110      4.6     5.2    88
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     5.1     5.7    89      8.7     7.3   119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                    118


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     3.3     3.7    89      4.1     4.0   102
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     4.7     6.4    73      5.1     5.9    86
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     2.2     2.9    76      4.0     3.3   121
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     3.3     3.2   103      5.0     4.2   119
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.9     3.6    81      4.4     4.0   110
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     3.7      -M      *     5.1      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     3.4     2.9   117      5.2     3.8   137
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     3.3     4.0    82      5.6     4.6   122
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     3.1     2.5   124      4.4     3.6   122
 POCKET CREEK             9360     3.1      -M      *     4.1      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     2.6     3.3    79      3.9     4.2    93
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     5.1     6.2    82      6.8     6.8   100
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     5.2     5.7    91      7.5     6.1   123
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                    111


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     2.3     2.2   105      4.3     3.3   130
 HEWINTA                  9519     1.8     2.0    90      5.0     4.7   106
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     2.1     1.4   150      5.5     3.1   177
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.8     1.4   129      5.0     2.9   172
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     5.5     6.1    90      6.3     6.5    97
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     3.2     3.8    84      5.8     5.3   109
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     2.8     3.7    76      5.5     4.9   112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                    122


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     3.8     3.7   103      6.0     5.4   111
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     2.7     2.8    96      7.0     5.7   123
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     3.2     3.8    84      5.8     5.3   109
 LILY LAKE                9156     2.0     2.7    74      5.1     5.4    94
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     4.7     4.8    98      6.7     6.8    99
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     2.4     2.3   104      4.5     4.6    98
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     4.6     5.2    88      5.4     6.3    86
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    103

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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.