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At 1:48p, 5/20/18
Temperature 64.0°F
Wind 1.0 mph


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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: DECEMBER 13 , 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     8.0     5.2   154     10.4     7.7   135
 BLACK BEAR               8170    15.7    12.6   125     16.8    13.6   124
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     7.6     6.7   113      6.4     7.2    89
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     6.4     6.1   105      9.7     8.5   114
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     3.1     2.7   115      3.6     4.2    86
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    17.4    11.9   146     13.8    11.2   123
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     5.6     4.0   140      7.6     7.0   109
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     8.9     8.8   101     13.5    12.6   107
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     4.8     4.6   104      5.2     4.9   106
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     5.3     4.1   129      5.6     4.9   114
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    12.7     9.3   137     15.9    12.7   125
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     8.7     7.6   114     10.8     9.6   112
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     3.3     3.1   106      6.1     5.6   109
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     5.7     4.4   130     10.5     8.4   125
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     7.9     6.9   114      8.6     8.3   104
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     6.7     4.1   163      8.3     6.8   122
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     9.3     8.6   108     10.0     9.0   111
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    13.6    10.2   133     11.6    10.0   116
 WILLOW CREEK             8380     8.3     7.7   108     12.5    11.9   105
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     5.9     5.2   113      5.7     6.1    93
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent               123                    113


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170    15.7    12.6   125     16.8    13.6   124
 CANYON                   7870     4.4     3.6   122      5.5     5.9    93
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     9.8     7.2   136     12.4     9.3   133
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700     3.2     2.8   114      7.1     5.1   139
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     3.7     4.3    86      9.2     7.5   123
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent               121                    123


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     7.0     7.4    95      7.5     6.9   109
 BURNT MTN                5880      .7     1.5    47      4.6     5.8    79
 CANYON                   7870     4.4     3.6   122      5.5     5.9    93
 COLE CREEK               7850     3.0     5.4    56      4.3     5.6    77
 EVENING STAR             9200    11.2     8.5   132     13.3    10.3   129
 FISHER CREEK             9100    16.0    10.8   148     15.8    11.5   137
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     2.3     2.5    92      5.5     4.9   112
 PARKER PEAK              9400     8.9     7.4   120      9.2     6.8   135
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     7.7     6.6   117     11.5     8.8   131
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     6.7     4.1   163      8.3     6.8   122
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    13.6    10.2   133     11.6    10.0   116
 WHITE MILL               8700     9.7     7.3   133     11.0     8.8   125
 WOLVERINE                7650     3.6     3.1   116      4.6     4.9    94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent               121                    116


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     5.5     4.7   117      5.7     6.1    93
 CASTLE CREEK             8400     2.9      -M      *     4.4      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     3.5     2.6   135      4.4     4.2   105
 DEER PARK                9700     6.1     4.8   127      7.1     6.8   104
 HOBBS PARK              10100     5.1     5.6    91      4.9     5.2    94
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.0     3.9   103      5.1     4.7   109
 LITTLE WARM              9370     4.7     3.6   131      6.0     5.1   118
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.0     2.1    95      2.4     2.5    96
 SOUTH PASS               9040     4.8     5.0    96      4.3     6.7    64
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     1.2     2.6    46      3.1     3.7    84
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     9.3     8.6   108     10.0     9.0   111
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     1.3     3.1    42      3.5     5.0    70
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent               102                     96


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     4.6     6.5    71      3.5     6.1    57
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     3.3     1.9   174      4.6     3.6   128
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     5.2     5.9    88      5.1     5.7    89
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.7     2.4    71      3.1     4.1    76
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.0     3.9   103      5.1     4.7   109
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.7      -M      *     3.1      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     3.0     3.4    88      5.9     5.0   118
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.0     2.1    95      2.4     2.5    96
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     5.1     3.6   142      5.7     4.8   119
 SHELL CREEK              9580     6.5     5.5   118      6.3     5.3   119
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .7     2.0    35      2.7     3.5    77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                97                     98


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    10.3     8.0   129     10.0     8.0   125
 EVENING STAR             9200    11.2     8.5   132     13.3    10.3   129
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.7      -M      *     3.1      -M      *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     3.9     3.8   103      8.4     7.2   117
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     5.9     5.2   113      5.7     6.1    93
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent               123                    118


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     3.3     1.9   174      4.6     3.6   128
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     4.2     4.6    91      5.3     5.2   102
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.7     2.4    71      3.1     4.1    76
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     2.4     2.0   120      3.9     3.4   115
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     3.0     3.4    88      5.9     5.0   118
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     5.1     3.6   142      5.7     4.8   119
 SOLDIER PARK             8720     1.4      -M      *     3.7      -M      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent               110                    109


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990     2.1     3.0    70      3.7     4.5    82
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     5.2     5.9    88      5.1     5.7    89
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     2.3     3.6    64      3.1     4.8    65
 DOME LAKE                8880     3.3     4.2    79      5.1     5.5    93
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     2.6      -M      *     5.4      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     3.5     3.9    90      3.9     5.4    72
 TIE CREEK                6870      .6     1.1    55      3.7     4.6    80
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                78                     81


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910     1.0     1.1    91      2.8     3.9    72
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                91                     72


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890     1.2     2.0    60      3.4     4.8    71
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     1.2     2.2    55      2.6     4.1    63
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                57                     67


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960     4.3      -M      *     4.7      -M      *
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820     5.6      -M      *     7.5      -M      *
 COLUMBINE                9160     3.7     6.0    62      5.3     8.7    61
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     2.9      -M      *     4.7     8.0    59
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     7.1     7.4    96      8.5     9.6    89
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .6      -M      *     2.3      -M      *
 MED BOW                 10500     6.1      -M      *     8.7      -M      *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     5.6      -M      *     6.4     9.2    70
 NEVER SUMMER            10280     5.3      -M      *     4.6      -M      *
 OLD BATTLE              10000     6.4      -M      *     7.5    12.4    60
 RAWAH                    9020     2.2      -M      *     5.0      -M      *
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     2.1      -M      *     3.1      -M      *
 SAND LAKE               10050     5.4      -M      *     6.1     8.8    69
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     2.2      -M      *     3.8     5.6    68
 TOWER                   10500     6.6    14.4    46      7.7      -M      *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     4.7      -M      *     6.0      -M      *
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     3.5      -M      *     4.7     5.3    89
 ZIRKEL                   9340     4.4      -M      *     6.8      -M      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                63*                    70*


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700     6.1     4.8   127      7.1     6.8   104
 LARSEN CREEK             9000     3.5      -M      *     6.5      -M      *
 SOUTH PASS               9040     4.8     5.0    96      4.3     6.7    64
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent               111                     84


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900      -M      -M      *      -M      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .6      -M      *     2.3      -M      *
 RENO HILL                8400     1.4      -M      *     2.8      -M      *
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .4      -M      *     2.7      -M      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                  *                      *


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     4.0      -M      *     4.1     7.1    58
 CINNABAR PARK            9574     3.7      -M      *     4.8      -M      *
 CROW CREEK               8330      .3      -M      *     2.5      -M      *
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     4.2     5.3    79      4.1     6.2    66
 RAWAH                    9020     2.2      -M      *     5.0      -M      *
 ROACH                    9700     3.0     4.8    62      4.4     6.9    64
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                71*                    62


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920     1.7      -M      *     2.9      -M      *
 CROW CREEK               8330      .3      -M      *     2.5      -M      *
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     4.2     5.3    79      4.1     6.2    66
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                79*                    66*


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .3      -M      *     2.6     5.5    47
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     2.9      -M      *     4.7     8.0    59
 ELK RIVER                8700     2.8     4.4    64      4.2     6.9    61
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915     4.0      -M      *     7.6      -M      *
 OLD BATTLE              10000     6.4      -M      *     7.5    12.4    60
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     2.1      -M      *     3.1      -M      *
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     2.4      -M      *     2.9     6.5    45
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     5.0      -M      *     6.8      -M      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                64*                    56


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     5.1     4.4   116      5.7     4.9   116
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     7.6     6.7   113      6.4     7.2    89
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     3.1     2.7   115      3.6     4.2    86
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     4.1     4.0   102      5.0     5.0   100
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     4.8     4.6   104      5.2     4.9   106
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     5.3     4.1   129      5.6     4.9   114
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     4.4     3.3   133      5.8     4.9   118
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     4.5     4.2   107      6.0     6.1    98
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     2.6     3.1    84      3.0     4.0    75
 POCKET CREEK             9360     6.2      -M      *     6.2      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     3.2     3.5    91      5.3     4.9   108
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     7.9     6.9   114      8.6     8.3   104
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     6.7     6.0   112      9.2     8.5   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent               111                    102


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870     2.5      -M      *     4.3      -M      *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700     4.1      -M      *     6.3      -M      *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9308     3.7      -M      *     4.4      -M      *
 HAMS FORK                7840     2.8     3.1    90      4.0     4.1    98
 HEWINTA                  9519     2.9     2.5   116      4.7     5.4    87
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     1.6     1.9    84      3.3     4.2    79
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     3.1     2.1   148      3.9     4.0    98
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     7.4     7.2   103      6.9     7.5    92
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     4.1     4.1   100      5.4     6.4    84
 SPIRIT LK               10223     3.0     3.9    77      6.1     8.0    76
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     3.1     5.1    61      5.1     6.1    84
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                94                     86


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8500     2.8      -M      *     4.7      -M      *
 BUG LAKE                 7950     5.2     4.7   111      7.2     7.0   103
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000     1.6     1.6   100      3.2     3.8    84
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993     6.2     7.6    82      8.6     9.2    93
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     3.5     3.8    92      6.1     7.5    81
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     4.1     4.1   100      5.4     6.4    84
 LILY LAKE                9156     3.1     3.9    79      4.5     6.5    69
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     7.1     7.3    97      9.7     9.0   108
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     3.3     3.1   106      6.1     5.6   109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                94                     92

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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.