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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: FEBRUARY 6 , 2012
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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    14.3    13.3   108     17.0    15.5   110
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    12.2    14.9    82     17.1    19.4    88
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     8.1     8.9    91      8.9     8.4   106
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    22.4      -M      *    19.0      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    10.9    13.0    84     11.8    14.4    82
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    20.6    24.2    85     24.4    26.1    93
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.1     9.8    72      7.8     9.0    87
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     8.5      -M      *     9.3      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    19.5    24.3    80     24.3    26.0    93
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    16.1    19.5    83     18.0    20.4    88
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     7.4     9.8    76      8.2    13.1    63
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    12.6    13.3    95     17.4    16.3   107
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    14.6    18.2    80     15.1    19.0    79
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.4    12.4    84     12.0    13.3    90
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    14.2    17.6    81     16.1    17.5    92
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    23.5    19.8   119     19.6    19.3   102
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    16.4    21.1    78     21.7    22.6    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     87                     92


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    16.6    16.6   100     16.3    14.5   112
 BLACK BEAR               8170    22.9    26.4    87     24.0    27.3    88
 CANYON                   7870     8.3     9.2    90      9.8    11.2    88
 FISHER CREEK             9100    22.9    24.4    94     22.7    25.6    89
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    13.5    16.6    81     17.4    18.3    95
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     6.1     8.0    76      8.2     9.2    89
 PARKER PEAK              9400    15.2    15.2   100     15.9    11.5   138
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.6    15.5    75     16.5    15.3   108
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.4    12.4    84     12.0    13.3    90
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    23.5    19.8   119     19.6    19.3   102
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     9.4    11.5    82     12.7    14.4    88
 WHITE MILL               8700    14.2    16.5    86     15.7    19.0    83
 WOLVERINE                7650     8.9     8.9   100      9.4     9.5    99
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                     96


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     9.6    10.4    92     10.2    11.7    87
 CASTLE CREEK             8400     5.3      -M      *     6.3      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     5.6     6.1    92      6.6     7.3    90
 DEER PARK                9700     8.0    11.7    68     12.6    15.2    83
 HOBBS PARK              10100    10.8    10.0   108     10.2     8.5   120
 LITTLE WARM              9370     5.3     7.9    67      7.5     9.4    80
 SOUTH PASS               9040     9.9    11.6    85      9.9    12.8    77
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     4.1     4.9    84      5.9     5.9   100
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    14.2    17.6    81     16.1    17.5    92
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     6.4     5.7   112      8.9     7.6   117
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     86                     92


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    12.1    13.8    88      9.3    12.2    76
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.5     3.7   122      5.7     5.7   100
 BLACKWATER               9780    17.2    16.9   102     17.2    14.7   117
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    13.1    10.9   120     10.6     9.9   107
 EVENING STAR             9200    19.4    20.3    96     21.0    18.3   115
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.8     6.0    97      7.4     6.6   112
 KIRWIN                   9550     8.9     7.8   114     10.8     7.8   138
 MARQUETTE                8760     6.1      -M      *     9.9     6.4   155
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     7.2     7.6    95      8.3     8.5    98
 OWL CREEK                8975     3.3     3.5    94      4.0     3.8   105
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.6     7.4    89      8.3     8.6    97
 SHELL CREEK              9580    10.7    10.2   105      9.2     9.6    96
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.6    15.5    75     16.5    15.3   108
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     9.1     9.1   100     12.5    13.7    91
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     3.8     3.7   103      7.5     4.6   163
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    11.6    12.2    95     11.4    11.8    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                    108


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    17.2    16.9   102     17.2    14.7   117
 EVENING STAR             9200    19.4    20.3    96     21.0    18.3   115
 KIRWIN                   9550     8.9     7.8   114     10.8     7.8   138
 MARQUETTE                8760     6.1      -M      *     9.9     6.4   155
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.6    15.5    75     16.5    15.3   108
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     9.1     9.1   100     12.5    13.7    91
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    11.6    12.2    95     11.4    11.8    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                    113


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.5     3.7   122      5.7     5.7   100
 BIG GOOSE                7990     7.2     6.3   114     11.0     5.9   186
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    13.1    10.9   120     10.6     9.9   107
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     8.6     7.6   113     11.0     8.2   134
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    11.6     8.3   140     11.2     8.4   133
 DOME LAKE                8880    10.4     8.2   127     11.4     9.0   127
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.8     6.0    97      7.4     6.6   112
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.9     4.3    91      6.0     5.4   111
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     8.0      -M      *    12.6      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     7.2     7.6    95      8.3     8.5    98
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.6     7.4    89      8.3     8.6    97
 SOLDIER PARK             8720     9.1      -M      *     7.4      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    10.5     7.5   140     11.1     9.1   122
 TIE CREEK                6870     4.9     4.2   117     10.9     7.0   156
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    115                    122


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     4.9     5.6    88      5.9     8.0    74
 COLE CANYON              5910     3.6     4.7    77      5.5     4.8   115
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     5.3     5.3   100      5.1     6.5    78
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                     85


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 BLACKHALL MTN            9820    14.4      -M      *    15.8      -M      *
 CINNABAR PARK            9574    11.1    13.7    81     14.4    14.8    97
 COLUMBINE                9160    11.2    17.5    64     12.5    17.3    72
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     9.1    13.4    68     12.8    14.2    90
 ELK RIVER                8700     8.3    12.9    64      9.4    13.3    71
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    10.2    14.5    70     13.8    16.8    82
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    12.2    19.1    64     12.6    17.0    74
 OLD BATTLE              10000    14.5    21.1    69     17.7    23.4    76
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    10.4     7.8   133      7.1     8.3    86
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     4.3     7.8    55      7.2    11.3    64
 TOWER                   10500    17.0    31.5    54     18.9    26.5    71
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    11.3    16.9    67     14.8    18.7    79
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      -M     7.9      *     6.7     8.6    78
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     68                     78


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    11.0    16.0    69     12.8    14.8    86
 CASPER MTN.              7900    14.8     9.4   157     15.0     9.3   161
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    12.4    11.0   113     11.5    11.0   105
 DEER PARK                9700     8.0    11.7    68     12.6    15.2    83
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     6.7     7.5    89      9.3     8.4   111
 RENO HILL                8400    12.0     8.7   138     13.4     9.7   138
 ROACH                    9700     9.6    11.5    83     12.1    12.1   100
 SAND LAKE               10050    16.2    20.7    78     16.4    16.4   100
 SOUTH PASS               9040     9.9    11.6    85      9.9    12.8    77
 WINDY PEAK               7900     5.3     4.8   110      7.1     7.2    99
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    103


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     6.1     8.2    74      7.0    10.3    68
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     9.1    13.4    68     12.8    14.2    90
 OLD BATTLE              10000    14.5    21.1    69     17.7    23.4    76
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     5.5    10.2    54      7.5    13.1    57
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    11.6    19.5    59     15.4    20.1    77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65                     74


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     8.7    10.0    87      9.2     9.4    98
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    15.1    19.2    79     12.7    16.0    79
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     8.1     8.9    91      8.9     8.4   106
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     8.5     9.2    92     10.1     9.2   110
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     7.1     9.8    72      7.8     9.0    87
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     8.5      -M      *     9.3      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    10.6    10.3   103     11.6    10.2   114
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     9.7    11.8    82     12.0    12.3    98
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     8.1     8.0   101      8.0     8.1    99
 POCKET CREEK             9360     6.7      -M      *     9.3      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     8.2    10.2    80      8.8    11.5    77
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    14.6    18.2    80     15.1    19.0    79
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    15.0    17.4    86     17.4    16.9   103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                     94


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     7.0     8.8    80      7.4     8.7    85
 HEWINTA                  9519     5.5     7.1    77      8.4     9.7    87
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     6.2     4.7   132      9.0     5.4   167
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     5.6     4.4   127      8.5     4.9   173
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    13.8    18.4    75     12.7    17.5    73
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     9.6    11.2    86     11.6    14.4    81
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     3.1     9.9    31      9.5    10.6    90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     79                     94


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     9.2    13.9    66     11.0    13.5    81
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     6.8    10.4    65     11.8    14.2    83
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     9.6    11.2    86     11.6    14.4    81
 LILY LAKE                9156     5.4     8.6    63      8.1    11.9    68
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    12.0    19.3    62     13.0    17.4    75
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     7.4     9.8    76      8.2    13.1    63
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     8.7    16.5    53      9.1    16.6    55
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66                     72

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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.