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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: OCTOBER 28 , 2012
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BASIN                    ELEV.  SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT    TOTAL PRECIPITATION
 Data Site Name          (Ft)                      %                      %
                                Current  Median  Median  Current  Average  Avg
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WYOMING


SNAKE RIVER  

 BASE CAMP                7030      .9      .1   900*     2.2     1.8   122
 BLACK BEAR               8170     2.0     2.5    80*     3.4     3.3   103
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     1.2     1.0   120*     1.8     1.7   106
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     1.0      .6   167*     2.7     2.2   123
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .4      .0      *     1.0     1.1    91
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260     2.9     4.2    69*     3.3     4.9    67
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .4      .0      *     2.0     1.7   118
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     1.6      .8   200*     3.2     2.9   110
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.0     1.6    62      1.8     1.5   120
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     1.5      .8   188*     1.9     1.9   100
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     2.0      .6   333*     3.6     2.8   129
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     1.8      .8   225*     3.3     2.1   157
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .7      .0      *     1.8     1.5   120
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .6      .0      *     2.4     2.3   104
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.0      .9   222*     2.8     1.9   147
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .9      .3   300*     1.9     2.0    95
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.7     2.4    71*     2.5     2.3   109
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     2.1     2.9    72*     2.7     2.6   104
 WILLOW CREEK             8380     1.8      .6   300*     3.6     3.1   116
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.1     1.3    85*     1.6     1.9    84
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent    129*                   109


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170     2.0     2.5    80*     3.4     3.3   103
 CANYON                   7870     1.1      .3   367*     1.5     1.7    88
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     1.3     1.0   130*     2.6     2.5   104
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700      .8      .0      *     1.4     1.6    88
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .6      .3   200*     1.4     2.0    70
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent    141*                    93


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     1.2     2.3    52*     2.0     1.9   105
 BURNT MTN                5880      .0      .0   100*     2.3     2.9    79
 CANYON                   7870     1.1      .3   367*     1.5     1.7    88
 COLE CREEK               7850     1.9     2.3    83      2.9     2.7   107
 EVENING STAR             9200     1.5     2.1    71*     3.2     2.7   119
 FISHER CREEK             9100     2.8     2.3   122*     3.9     3.1   126
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .3      .0      *     1.6     1.5   107
 PARKER PEAK              9400     1.4     2.3    61      1.8     2.4    75
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.4     1.3   108*     2.6     2.6   100
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .9      .3   300*     1.9     2.0    95
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     2.1     2.9    72*     2.7     2.6   104
 WHITE MILL               8700      .7     1.8    39*     2.7     2.4   112
 WOLVERINE                7650      .5      .0      *     1.0     1.7    59
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent     88*                   100


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     1.6      .9   178*     2.4     1.6   150
 CASTLE CREEK             8400      .7      -M      *     1.8      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     1.8      .5   360*     2.6     1.7   153
 DEER PARK                9700     1.5     1.5   100*     2.2     2.6    85
 HOBBS PARK              10100     2.7     1.8   150      2.6     2.1   124
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.4     1.4   100      2.4     1.7   141
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.7     1.0   170*     2.1     1.7   124
 OWL CREEK                8975      .8      .6   133      1.2     1.2   100
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .8     1.1    73*     1.1     2.0    55
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .2      .5    40*     1.5     1.5   100
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.7     2.4    71*     2.5     2.3   109
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .5      .7    71*     1.9     2.0    95
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent    119*                   110


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     1.9     2.7    70      1.4     2.5    56
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .5      .3   167*     2.0     1.5   133
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     1.5     2.3    65      1.9     2.5    76
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .3      .8    38*     1.5     2.0    75
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.4     1.4   100      2.4     1.7   141
 MARQUETTE                8760      .5      -M      *     1.3      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .4      .8    50*      -M     2.2      *
 OWL CREEK                8975      .8      .6   133      1.2     1.2   100
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     1.9     1.1   173      2.3     1.9   121
 SHELL CREEK              9580     2.7     2.6   104      2.6     2.2   118
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .2      .4    50*     1.6     1.8    89
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent     89                     98


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     2.4     2.5    96*     2.4     2.5    96
 EVENING STAR             9200     1.5     2.1    71*     3.2     2.7   119
 MARQUETTE                8760      .5      -M      *     1.3      -M      *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .9      .0      *     2.1     2.0   105
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.1     1.3    85*     1.6     1.9    84
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent    100*                   102


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .5      .3   167*     2.0     1.5   133
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     1.1     1.6    69*     2.1     2.5    84
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .3      .8    38*     1.5     2.0    75
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .2      .2   100*     1.6     1.7    94
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .4      .8    50*      -M     2.2      *
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     1.9     1.1   173      2.3     1.9   121
 SOLDIER PARK             8720      .1      -M      *     1.5      -M      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent     92*                    99


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990      .2      .9    22*     1.5     2.3    65
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     1.5     2.3    65      1.9     2.5    76
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .2     1.1    18*     1.4     2.2    64
 DOME LAKE                8880      .8     1.5    53      2.2     2.4    92
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870      .5      -M      *     2.2      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .8     1.4    57      1.6     2.4    67
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      .0   100*     1.4     2.5    56
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent     49*                    70


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910      .2      .0      *     1.4     1.7    82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent       *                    82


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890      .1      .0      *     1.8     2.0    90
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .2      .0      *     1.3     1.9    68
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent       *                    79


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960     1.6      -M      *     2.1      -M      *
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820     1.3      -M      *     2.6      -M      *
 COLUMBINE                9160      .5      .2   250*     1.9     2.3    83
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .6      -M      *     1.1      -M      *
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     1.2     2.1    57*     4.4     3.0   147
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .7      -M      *     1.7      -M      *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     1.3      -M      *     2.3      -M      *
 NEVER SUMMER            10280     2.9      -M      *     3.0      -M      *
 OLD BATTLE              10000     1.7      -M      *     2.2      -M      *
 RAWAH                    9020      .9      -M      *     2.8      -M      *
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .7      -M      *      .9      -M      *
 SAND LAKE               10050     1.5      -M      *     2.5      -M      *
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .7      -M      *     1.7      -M      *
 TOWER                   10500     1.6      -M      *     2.0      -M      *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     1.2      -M      *     2.0      -M      *
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     2.1      -M      *     2.8     1.7   165
 ZIRKEL                   9340      .8      -M      *     1.9      -M      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent     74*                   130*


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700     1.5     1.5   100*     2.2     2.6    85
 LARSEN CREEK             9000      .6      -M      *     2.5      -M      *
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .8     1.1    73*     1.1     2.0    55
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent     88*                    72


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900      .6      -M      *      .9      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .7      -M      *     1.7      -M      *
 RENO HILL                8400      .7      -M      *     1.7      -M      *
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .9      -M      *     2.1      -M      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent       *                      *


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     1.1      -M      *     1.6      -M      *
 CINNABAR PARK            9574     1.2      -M      *     1.9      -M      *
 CROW CREEK               8330     1.1      -M      *     2.0      -M      *
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     2.4     1.9   126*     2.5     2.2   114
 RAWAH                    9020      .9      -M      *     2.8      -M      *
 ROACH                    9700     1.1      .8   138*     2.3     2.1   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent    130*                   112*


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920      .9      -M      *     2.0      -M      *
 CROW CREEK               8330     1.1      -M      *     2.0      -M      *
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     2.4     1.9   126*     2.5     2.2   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent    126*                   114*


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .1      -M      *      .8      -M      *
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .6      -M      *     1.1      -M      *
 ELK RIVER                8700      .7      .0      *     1.7     2.2    77
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915     1.2      -M      *     2.5      -M      *
 OLD BATTLE              10000     1.7      -M      *     2.2      -M      *
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .7      -M      *      .9      -M      *
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .6      -M      *      .8      -M      *
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     1.1      -M      *     2.4      -M      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent       *                    77*


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     1.7     1.1   155*     2.4     1.6   150
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     1.2     1.0   120*     1.8     1.7   106
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .4      .0      *     1.0     1.1    91
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     1.1      .7   157*     2.1     1.6   131
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.0     1.6    62      1.8     1.5   120
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     1.5      .8   188*     1.9     1.9   100
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .4      .0      *     1.6     1.3   123
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .7      .3   233*     1.7     1.5   113
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .3      .3   100*      .9     1.2    75
 POCKET CREEK             9360     2.8      -M      *     3.1      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .7      .0      *     2.3     1.2   192
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     2.0      .9   222*     2.8     1.9   147
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     1.1      .8   138*     2.9     2.0   145
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent    161*                   125


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870      -M      -M      *     1.4      -M      *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700      .7      -M      *     2.3      -M      *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9308      .7      -M      *     1.7      -M      *
 HAMS FORK                7840      .6      .0      *     2.0     1.2   167
 HEWINTA                  9519      .6      .0      *     1.5     1.8    83
 HICKERSON PARK           9145      .4      .0      *     1.5     1.7    88
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .5      .0      *     1.4     1.8    78
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     2.5     1.5   167*     2.7     1.9   142
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .9      .4   225*     2.1     1.6   131
 SPIRIT LK               10223      .1     1.3     8*     2.4     3.2    75
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200      -M     1.2      *     1.9     2.1    90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent    175*                   101


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8500      .6      -M      *     1.5      -M      *
 BUG LAKE                 7950     2.0      .0      *     3.4     1.9   179
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000      .9      .0      *     1.3     1.8    72
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993     1.6     1.2   133*     3.3     2.8   118
 HAYDEN FORK              9212      .5      .0      *     1.8     2.3    78
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .9      .4   225*     2.1     1.6   131
 LILY LAKE                9156      .4      .5    80*     1.4     2.2    64
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     3.8      .0      *     4.8     2.5   192
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .7      .0      *     1.8     1.5   120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent    514*                   120

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 -M   = Missing data
  *   = Data may not provide a valid measure of conditions.
Units = inches for the Current and Normal Snow Water Equivalent and

Total Precipitation values

If the Basin wide percent 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 Median represents the snow water
equivalent found at selected SNOTEL sites in or near the basin compared to
the Median 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 comparison of conditions is 1981-2010.

Provisional data, subject to revision.