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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 4 , 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    1.0      .3    333*    2.4     2.3    104
 BLACK BEAR               8170    5.0     3.3    152*    5.2     4.4    118
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    1.7     1.7    100*    2.4     2.3    104
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    2.6     1.2    217*    3.9     3.1    126
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     .5      .5    100*    1.8     1.6    112
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    5.5     5.2    106     5.4     5.6     96
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     .7      .4    175*    2.1     2.2     95
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    2.5     1.4    179*    3.9     3.9    100
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    2.7     1.8    150     2.6     2.0    130
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    2.8     1.2    233*    3.0     2.4    125
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    1.3     1.4     93*    2.6     3.7     70
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    2.7     1.6    169*    3.7     2.8    132
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    1.0      .4    250*    2.8     2.0    140
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    1.0      .4    250*    2.2     2.8     79
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    2.1     1.5    140*    2.7     2.6    104
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     .8      .7    114*    2.1     2.5     84
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    4.6     3.0    153     3.6     3.2    112
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    4.7     3.6    131     3.6     3.6    100
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    2.8     1.4    200*    5.8     4.2    138
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     1.6       *     -M     2.5       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  148*                   108


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170    5.0     3.3    152*    5.2     4.4    118
 CANYON                   7870    1.7      .9    189*    2.8     2.2    127
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    1.5     1.7     88*    3.4     3.2    106
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700     .5      .2    250*    1.8     2.1     86
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    1.0      .7    143*    2.2     2.7     81
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  143*                   105


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    3.5     3.2    109     2.3     2.6     88
 BURNT MTN                5880    1.7      .0       *    5.8     3.6    161
 CANYON                   7870    1.7      .9    189*    2.8     2.2    127
 COLE CREEK               7850    5.0     2.9    172     4.0     3.3    121
 EVENING STAR             9200    4.4     2.7    163     4.2     3.7    114
 FISHER CREEK             9100    4.5     3.2    141*    3.5     4.0     88
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     .7      .0       *    1.5     2.0     75
 PARKER PEAK              9400    4.9     2.9    169     4.0     2.9    138
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    3.0     2.0    150*    4.4     3.4    129
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     .8      .7    114*    2.1     2.5     84
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    4.7     3.6    131     3.6     3.6    100
 WHITE MILL               8700    3.7     2.5    148     2.9     3.2     91
 WOLVERINE                7650     .5      .2    250*    1.7     2.1     81
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  158*                   109


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M     1.3       *     -M     2.2       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400     .2      -M       *    1.9      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    2.5     1.0    250     4.1     2.1    195
 DEER PARK                9700    2.7     1.8    150     3.0     3.4     88
 HOBBS PARK              10100    3.9     2.1    186     3.9     2.5    156
 KIRWIN                   9550    3.5     1.9    184     2.5     2.2    114
 LITTLE WARM              9370    2.7     1.4    193     3.4     2.2    155
 OWL CREEK                8975    2.0      .9    222     2.2     1.4    157
 SOUTH PASS               9040    2.2     1.5    147*    2.9     2.6    112
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    1.1     1.0    110     3.2     2.0    160
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    4.6     3.0    153     3.6     3.2    112
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    1.5     1.1    136     2.7     2.5    108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  170                    131


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    5.6     3.4    165     4.1     3.0    137
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    2.4      .6    400     3.8     1.9    200
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    3.6     3.0    120     3.1     3.0    103
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    3.7     1.0    370     4.5     2.5    180
 KIRWIN                   9550    3.5     1.9    184     2.5     2.2    114
 MARQUETTE                8760    3.3      -M       *    4.3      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    5.4     1.2    450*    5.1     2.7    189
 OWL CREEK                8975    2.0      .9    222     2.2     1.4    157
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    3.5     1.6    219     3.6     2.4    150
 SHELL CREEK              9580    4.2     3.1    135     3.3     2.6    127
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    2.2      .8    275     3.8     2.3    165
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  206                    150


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    5.1     3.1    165     3.0     3.2     94
 EVENING STAR             9200    4.4     2.7    163     4.2     3.7    114
 MARQUETTE                8760    3.3      -M       *    4.3      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    1.1      .4    275*    3.3     2.6    127
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     1.6       *     -M     2.5       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  171*                   111


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    2.4      .6    400     3.8     1.9    200
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    3.7     2.1    176     4.5     3.0    150
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    3.7     1.0    370     4.5     2.5    180
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    2.6      .7    371     3.9     2.0    195
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    5.4     1.2    450*    5.1     2.7    189
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    3.5     1.6    219     3.6     2.4    150
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    2.0      -M       *    3.7      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  296                    175


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990    2.4     1.0    240*    4.4     2.7    163
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    3.6     3.0    120     3.1     3.0    103
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    3.0     1.5    200     4.3     2.7    159
 DOME LAKE                8880    2.2     2.2    100     3.9     3.0    130
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870    3.3      -M       *    5.4      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    4.3     1.7    253     5.2     3.0    173
 TIE CREEK                6870    1.3      .3    433*    4.7     2.9    162
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  173                    148


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910     .9      .0       *    6.9     2.3    300
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   300


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890    1.8      .7    257*    7.4     2.8    264
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130    2.9      .4    725*    7.5     2.5    300
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  427*                   281


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960    3.9     3.1    126     4.6     3.8    121
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820    4.6      -M       *    5.9      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160    2.2     1.0    220*    4.8     3.1    155
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    2.7     1.8    150*    5.7     3.6    158
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    2.6     3.0     87     6.3     4.1    154
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     .9      .6    150*    2.8     2.4    117
 MED BOW                 10500    5.3      -M       *    6.8      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     -M     2.9       *     -M     3.8       *
 NEVER SUMMER            10280    3.9     2.6    150     4.6      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000    4.8     3.0    160*    5.7     4.8    119
 RAWAH                    9020    2.1      .7    300*    4.8     2.8    171
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     .7      .7    100*    3.5     2.7    130
 SAND LAKE               10050    5.3     3.0    177*    5.8     3.6    161
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    2.5      .8    312*    4.7     2.7    174
 TOWER                   10500    7.9     4.4    180*    8.5     5.2    163
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    2.4     1.4    171*    4.5     3.7    122
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    2.9     1.5    193     3.4     2.4    142
 ZIRKEL                   9340    1.8     1.5    120*    4.6     4.3    107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  160*                   142


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700    2.7     1.8    150     3.0     3.4     88
 LARSEN CREEK             9000     .0      -M       *    2.2      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040    2.2     1.5    147*    2.9     2.6    112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  148*                    98


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900    6.9     1.4    493*    6.6     3.2    206
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     .9      .6    150*    2.8     2.4    117
 RENO HILL                8400    6.1     1.6    381     7.7     3.0    257
 WINDY PEAK               7900     .7      .6    117*    3.2     2.1    152
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  348*                   190


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    2.3     1.6    144*    3.4     2.7    126
 CINNABAR PARK            9574    2.9     1.6    181*    4.3     3.3    130
 CROW CREEK               8330     .8      .7    114*    3.4     2.3    148
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    3.6     2.4    150     4.6     2.8    164
 RAWAH                    9020    2.1      .7    300*    4.8     2.8    171
 ROACH                    9700     -M     1.6       *     -M     2.9       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  167*                   147


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920    1.8      -M       *    3.1      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330     .8      .7    114*    3.4     2.3    148
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    3.6     2.4    150     4.6     2.8    164
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  142*                   157


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    1.5      .0       *    3.9     2.4    162
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    2.7     1.8    150*    5.7     3.6    158
 ELK RIVER                8700    1.3      .3    433*    4.1     2.9    141
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915    2.2     1.1    200*    6.2     4.9    127
 OLD BATTLE              10000    4.8     3.0    160*    5.7     4.8    119
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     .7      .7    100*    3.5     2.7    130
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    1.1      .1   1100*    4.3     2.7    159
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    4.6     1.4    329*    6.9     3.4    203
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  225*                   147


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    1.5     1.7     88     1.8     2.0     90
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    1.7     1.7    100*    2.4     2.3    104
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     .5      .5    100*    1.8     1.6    112
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    1.7     1.2    142*    2.1     2.1    100
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    2.7     1.8    150     2.6     2.0    130
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    2.8     1.2    233*    3.0     2.4    125
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     .4      .5     80*    1.6     1.8     89
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    1.1      .8    138*    2.4     2.1    114
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     .5      .7     71*     .9     1.6     56
 POCKET CREEK             9360    2.8      -M       *    2.9      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     .8      .3    267*    1.7     1.7    100
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    2.1     1.5    140*    2.7     2.6    104
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    2.8     1.5    187*    2.8     2.6    108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  139*                   104


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870     .0      -M       *    2.7      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700     .9      -M       *    3.6      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360     .7      -M       *    2.6      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840     .5      .3    167*    2.6     1.6    162
 HEWINTA                  9519     .0      .3      0*    2.8     2.4    117
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     .5      .4    125*    2.5     2.3    109
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     .2      .4     50*    2.3     2.2    105
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    1.6     2.4     67*    2.7     2.7    100
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    1.3      .8    162*    2.6     2.2    118
 SPIRIT LK               10235    1.6      -M       *    3.6      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     .4     1.7     24*    3.4     2.7    126
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   71*                   117


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777     .6      -M       *    2.6      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950     .7      .8     88*    2.2     2.5     88
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000     .5      -M       *    1.4      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993    2.6     1.9    137*    4.1     3.5    117
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     .8      .5    160*    3.6     3.0    120
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    1.3      .8    162*    2.6     2.2    118
 LILY LAKE                9156     .5      .8     62*    3.7     2.8    132
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    1.5      .9    167*    2.9     3.3     88
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    1.0      .4    250*    2.8     2.0    140
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  138*                   113

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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 Index (%) 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.

Medians and averages are calculated for the period 1981-2010.

Provisional data, subject to revision.

* Site -- Either: (a) the current value is missing; (b) the median or
average for the day is not available or is zero; or (c) for snow water
equivalent, the median for the day is less than 10% of the maximum
median value for  the year.


* Basin - More than half of the sites within the basin are flagged with *,
preventing the calculation of a meaningful basin index.

The basin index is calculated as the sum of the valid current values
divided by the sum of the corresponding medians (for snow water equivalent)
or averages (for precipitation) and the resulting fraction multiplied by 100.