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At 3:38p, 5/27/18
Temperature 58.5°F
Wind 9.0 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 TUESDAY: FEBRUARY 26 , 2013
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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    13.1    13.3    98     15.9    17.0    94
 BLACK BEAR               8170    29.4    28.9   102     27.7    30.3    91
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    14.2    17.5    81     11.1    15.7    71
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    14.2    16.3    87     17.9    19.2    93
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     7.9     7.8   101      6.6     9.4    70
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260      -M    29.2      *      -M    24.5      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    10.1    13.4    75     11.8    16.2    73
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    20.9    25.6    82     24.4    29.1    84
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.3     9.5    87      8.9     9.9    90
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     9.0    10.4    87      9.3    10.6    88
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    21.5    25.1    86     25.0    28.4    88
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    16.1    19.3    83     17.7    22.4    79
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     7.9    10.4    76     10.9    13.3    82
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    11.2    14.0    80     16.5    18.4    90
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    16.0    18.0    89     16.3    19.0    86
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    11.9    11.8   101     12.9    14.4    90
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    15.7    17.4    90     16.4    19.1    86
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    20.8    21.3    98     18.6    21.4    87
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    18.3    21.9    84     22.5    26.4    85
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     9.8    11.5    85      9.1    12.4    73
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                88                     85


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170    29.4    28.9   102     27.7    30.3    91
 CANYON                   7870     8.4    10.3    82      9.5    12.8    74
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    17.2    17.5    98     20.1    20.8    97
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700     7.0     8.7    80     11.0    11.4    96
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     8.6    11.8    73     14.7    16.0    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                91                     91


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    12.7    16.2    78     13.2    15.5    85
 BURNT MTN                5880     3.6     4.0    90      7.6     9.2    83
 CANYON                   7870     8.4    10.3    82      9.5    12.8    74
 COLE CREEK               7850     7.8     9.3    84      6.8     8.9    76
 EVENING STAR             9200    19.3    18.9   102     21.9    21.8   100
 FISHER CREEK             9100    25.7    25.2   102     24.8    25.1    99
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     6.1     7.8    78      9.3     9.8    95
 PARKER PEAK              9400    16.3    15.6   104     16.2    13.8   117
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    13.6    15.6    87     18.0    17.7   102
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    11.9    11.8   101     12.9    14.4    90
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    20.8    21.3    98     18.6    21.4    87
 WHITE MILL               8700    17.0    18.0    94     17.0    18.7    91
 WOLVERINE                7650     7.9     8.5    93      8.1     9.8    83
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                94                     92


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     8.5    10.5    81      7.9    12.5    63
 CASTLE CREEK             8400     4.9      -M      *     6.4      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     6.1     5.4   113      7.3     7.3   100
 DEER PARK                9700     9.4    10.7    88     10.6    14.9    71
 HOBBS PARK              10100     8.7     9.3    94      8.3     9.3    89
 KIRWIN                   9550      -M     6.8      *      -M     8.6      *
 LITTLE WARM              9370     7.5     7.8    96      8.8     9.7    91
 OWL CREEK                8975     4.1     3.8   108      4.1     4.2    98
 SOUTH PASS               9040     7.7    11.1    69      7.1    13.2    54
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     3.9     5.0    78      5.9     6.3    94
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    15.7    17.4    90     16.4    19.1    86
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     4.2     6.3    67      6.3     8.5    74
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                87                     79


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    10.8    14.3    76      7.7    12.8    60
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     6.6     4.2   157      6.9     6.0   115
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    10.7    11.6    92      8.9    11.4    78
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.1     6.5    78      6.1     7.7    79
 KIRWIN                   9550      -M     6.8      *      -M     8.6      *
 MARQUETTE                8760     4.3      -M      *     6.7      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     8.1     7.8   104     11.0     8.6   128
 OWL CREEK                8975     4.1     3.8   108      4.1     4.2    98
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     8.4     7.7   109      9.1     9.4    97
 SHELL CREEK              9580    10.2    11.2    91      9.3    10.3    90
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     3.0     3.2    94      5.2     5.1   102
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                95                     90


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    16.2    16.8    96     16.2    15.8   103
 EVENING STAR             9200    19.3    18.9   102     21.9    21.8   100
 MARQUETTE                8760     4.3      -M      *     6.7      -M      *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     7.6     9.1    84     12.9    13.7    94
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     9.8    11.5    85      9.1    12.4    73
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                94                     94


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     6.6     4.2   157      6.9     6.0   115
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     8.9    10.2    87      8.5     9.3    91
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.1     6.5    78      6.1     7.7    79
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     4.5     4.6    98      6.0     5.9   102
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     8.1     7.8   104     11.0     8.6   128
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     8.4     7.7   109      9.1     9.4    97
 SOLDIER PARK             8720     3.1      -M      *     6.0      -M      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent               101                    101


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990     5.2     6.1    85      6.8     7.7    88
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    10.7    11.6    92      8.9    11.4    78
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     7.6     8.0    95      7.3     8.8    83
 DOME LAKE                8880     6.8     8.4    81      7.3     9.8    74
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     6.1      -M      *     8.9      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     9.2     8.7   106      9.1    10.3    88
 TIE CREEK                6870     4.3     4.2   102      8.3     8.1   102
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                93                     85


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910     4.1     4.9    84      5.5     7.0    79
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                84                     79


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890     5.3     6.2    85      8.0     9.2    87
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     5.3     5.8    91      6.5     7.4    88
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                88                     87


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960    13.1    16.1    81     13.0      -M      *
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820    18.0      -M      *    19.5      -M      *
 COLUMBINE                9160    15.2    19.3    79     15.2    20.0    76
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    11.7    15.3    76     13.4    16.5    81
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    10.2    16.0    64     17.1    19.6    87
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     4.4     7.5    59      6.2     9.2    67
 MED BOW                 10500    16.9      -M      *    22.0      -M      *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    16.8    20.6    82     16.9    20.7    82
 NEVER SUMMER            10280    10.8      -M      *     8.8      -M      *
 OLD BATTLE              10000    19.0    23.6    81     21.0    27.4    77
 RAWAH                    9020     7.6      -M      *    10.2      -M      *
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    10.3    10.5    98      8.5    11.5    74
 SAND LAKE               10050    16.2    20.7    78     16.3    18.6    88
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     7.5     9.9    76      8.9    11.5    77
 TOWER                   10500    23.6    35.6    66     22.1    31.2    71
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    14.7    18.3    80     16.1    20.8    77
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     8.9     9.2    97     10.0    10.1    99
 ZIRKEL                   9340    16.3      -M      *    18.8      -M      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                77                     79


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700     9.4    10.7    88     10.6    14.9    71
 LARSEN CREEK             9000     5.8      -M      *     8.7      -M      *
 SOUTH PASS               9040     7.7    11.1    69      7.1    13.2    54
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                78                     63


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900     6.3     9.8    64      5.9    10.9    54
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     4.4     7.5    59      6.2     9.2    67
 RENO HILL                8400     6.8     9.6    71      8.1    10.9    74
 WINDY PEAK               7900     3.2     5.7    56      5.6     7.7    73
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                63                     67


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    12.2    14.7    83     11.7    15.8    74
 CINNABAR PARK            9574    11.8    16.7    71     12.9    19.4    66
 CROW CREEK               8330     3.7     6.6    56      5.2     7.7    68
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     9.7    12.3    79      9.5    12.5    76
 RAWAH                    9020     7.6      -M      *    10.2      -M      *
 ROACH                    9700     8.9    12.2    73     10.4    14.4    72
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                74                     71


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920     5.6      -M      *     6.8      -M      *
 CROW CREEK               8330     3.7     6.6    56      5.2     7.7    68
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     9.7    12.3    79      9.5    12.5    76
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                71                     73


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     6.9     9.7    71      8.6    11.9    72
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    11.7    15.3    76     13.4    16.5    81
 ELK RIVER                8700    10.7    14.9    72     11.2    15.7    71
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915    15.3    19.5    78     19.5    24.7    79
 OLD BATTLE              10000    19.0    23.6    81     21.0    27.4    77
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    10.3    10.5    98      8.5    11.5    74
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     8.8    10.3    85      9.7    14.9    65
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    17.5    20.8    84     18.8    22.0    85
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                80                     77


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     8.1     9.8    83      8.3    10.3    81
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    14.2    17.5    81     11.1    15.7    71
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     7.9     7.8   101      6.6     9.4    70
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     7.6     9.2    83      8.1    10.3    79
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     8.3     9.5    87      8.9     9.9    90
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     9.0    10.4    87      9.3    10.6    88
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     7.7     9.6    80      8.9    11.5    77
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     8.8    11.5    77     10.3    13.8    75
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     6.3     8.0    79      5.4     8.6    63
 POCKET CREEK             9360     7.1      -M      *     8.4      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     8.0     9.4    85      9.8    11.3    87
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    16.0    18.0    89     16.3    19.0    86
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    14.1    16.5    85     16.6    19.9    83
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                85                     80


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870     5.0      -M      *     6.3      -M      *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700     8.9      -M      *    11.2      -M      *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9308    10.1      -M      *     6.4      -M      *
 HAMS FORK                7840     7.1     9.0    79      6.7     9.0    74
 HEWINTA                  9519     6.0     7.6    79      8.4    10.6    79
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     4.7     5.6    84      6.2     7.4    84
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     5.7     5.4   106      6.7     6.9    97
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    14.4    18.3    79     13.1    17.5    75
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     9.2    11.7    79     10.3    14.4    72
 SPIRIT LK               10223     7.8     8.0    98     11.1    14.5    77
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     7.6    11.2    68     10.1    12.1    83
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                81                     79


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8500     6.1      -M      *     8.1      -M      *
 BUG LAKE                 7950    11.5    14.4    80     12.8    15.2    84
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000     3.5     3.5   100      5.3     7.0    76
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993    13.5    17.8    76     15.9    19.1    83
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     8.3    11.7    71     11.8    16.1    73
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     9.2    11.7    79     10.3    14.4    72
 LILY LAKE                9156     7.8     9.9    79      9.1    13.0    70
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    14.7    20.2    73     16.8    20.2    83
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     7.9    10.4    76     10.9    13.3    82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                77                     79

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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.