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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: NOVEMBER 19 , 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    3.4     2.0    170     4.7     4.4    107
 BLACK BEAR               8170    8.4     6.5    129     8.8     7.6    116
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    4.1     3.4    121     3.9     4.1     95
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    4.0     2.7    148     5.4     5.1    106
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    1.7     1.3    131     2.8     2.6    108
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260   10.9     8.4    130     8.7     8.8     99
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    2.2     1.4    157*    3.8     3.9     97
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    5.4     4.1    132     7.2     7.0    103
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    3.8     2.8    136     3.7     3.2    116
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    3.9     2.5    156     4.0     3.4    118
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    4.4     4.5     98     6.2     7.0     89
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    4.5     3.5    129     5.6     5.3    106
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    1.8     1.1    164*    3.8     3.3    115
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    3.2     1.5    213*    4.8     4.7    102
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    3.5     3.4    103     4.2     4.8     88
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    2.4     2.1    114     3.5     4.0     88
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    6.8     5.1    133     5.9     5.5    107
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    7.7     6.2    124     6.2     6.0    103
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    4.9     3.7    132     8.2     7.1    115
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     3.0       *     -M     3.9       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  131                    104


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170    8.4     6.5    129     8.8     7.6    116
 CANYON                   7870    2.2     1.8    122     3.7     3.6    103
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    3.5     3.4    103     5.4     5.2    104
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700    1.9     1.1    173     2.9     3.1     94
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    2.4     1.9    126     3.9     4.2     93
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  125                    104


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    5.2     4.8    108     4.1     4.1    100
 BURNT MTN                5880    1.3      .4    325*    6.3     4.4    143
 CANYON                   7870    2.2     1.8    122     3.7     3.6    103
 COLE CREEK               7850    5.0     3.4    147     4.3     4.2    102
 EVENING STAR             9200    7.7     5.1    151     7.7     6.2    124
 FISHER CREEK             9100    7.8     6.1    128     6.8     6.8    100
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350    1.2      .9    133*    2.2     3.2     69
 PARKER PEAK              9400    6.7     4.6    146     6.1     4.4    139
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    4.6     3.7    124     6.2     5.5    113
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    2.4     2.1    114     3.5     4.0     88
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    7.7     6.2    124     6.2     6.0    103
 WHITE MILL               8700    5.8     4.4    132     4.8     5.4     89
 WOLVERINE                7650    1.3     1.0    130     2.8     3.1     90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  132                    106


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M     2.6       *     -M     3.7       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400     .6      -M       *    2.6      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    3.0     1.8    167     4.6     3.0    153
 DEER PARK                9700    3.7     3.3    112     4.4     4.7     94
 HOBBS PARK              10100    4.5     3.6    125     4.6     3.7    124
 KIRWIN                   9550    4.4     2.8    157     3.6     3.2    112
 LITTLE WARM              9370    3.5     2.2    159     4.6     3.3    139
 OWL CREEK                8975    2.1     1.3    162     2.4     1.9    126
 SOUTH PASS               9040    3.2     2.9    110     3.8     4.2     90
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    1.7     1.5    113     3.9     2.7    144
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    6.8     5.1    133     5.9     5.5    107
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    1.9     1.9    100     3.3     3.4     97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  132                    115


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    6.9     4.5    153     5.6     4.3    130
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    3.0     1.1    273     4.2     2.6    162
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    4.7     4.2    112     4.1     4.1    100
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    3.9     1.4    279     4.8     3.2    150
 KIRWIN                   9550    4.4     2.8    157     3.6     3.2    112
 MARQUETTE                8760    3.6      -M       *    4.6      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    5.4     1.9    284     5.5     3.7    149
 OWL CREEK                8975    2.1     1.3    162     2.4     1.9    126
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    4.2     2.2    191     4.5     3.3    136
 SHELL CREEK              9580    5.0     4.0    125     4.1     3.7    111
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    2.1     1.3    162     3.9     2.9    134
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  169                    130


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    7.5     4.9    153     5.2     5.0    104
 EVENING STAR             9200    7.7     5.1    151     7.7     6.2    124
 MARQUETTE                8760    3.6      -M       *    4.6      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    2.4     1.5    160     5.0     4.3    116
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     3.0       *     -M     3.9       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  153                    115


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    3.0     1.1    273     4.2     2.6    162
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    4.5     3.1    145     5.7     4.0    142
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    3.9     1.4    279     4.8     3.2    150
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    2.8     1.1    255     4.3     2.6    165
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    5.4     1.9    284     5.5     3.7    149
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    4.2     2.2    191     4.5     3.3    136
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    2.5      -M       *    4.3      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  220                    149


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990    2.8     1.7    165     5.0     3.5    143
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    4.7     4.2    112     4.1     4.1    100
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    3.4     2.5    136     5.1     3.6    142
 DOME LAKE                8880    1.9     2.9     66     4.1     4.1    100
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870    3.4      -M       *    6.0      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    4.9     2.7    181     6.1     4.0    152
 TIE CREEK                6870    1.2      .6    200     5.2     3.6    144
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  129                    129


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910    1.5      .4    375*    7.7     3.0    257
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  375*                   257


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890    2.6     1.3    200     8.4     3.8    221
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130    3.3     1.0    330     8.3     3.3    252
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  257                    235


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960    5.9     4.6    128     6.3     5.7    111
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820    7.7      -M       *    8.9      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160    4.2     3.0    140     6.7     5.3    126
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    4.5     3.3    136     7.6     5.2    146
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    3.1     4.7     66     7.8     6.4    122
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    1.1     1.8     61     3.2     3.4     94
 MED BOW                 10500    7.4      -M       *    9.0      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    7.3     4.8    152     9.0     5.9    153
 NEVER SUMMER            10280    5.6     4.2    133     5.6      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000    7.6     5.8    131     9.0     7.6    118
 RAWAH                    9020    3.4     1.8    189     6.2     4.1    151
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    1.8     1.7    106     4.6     3.6    128
 SAND LAKE               10050    7.1     5.2    137     7.7     5.7    135
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    3.3     1.7    194     5.6     3.8    147
 TOWER                   10500    9.9     8.5    116    11.9     8.8    135
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    4.6     3.4    135     6.9     5.9    117
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    4.1     2.7    152     4.5     3.5    129
 ZIRKEL                   9340    4.5     3.3    136     7.5     6.8    110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  129                    128


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700    3.7     3.3    112     4.4     4.7     94
 LARSEN CREEK             9000     .5      -M       *    3.1      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040    3.2     2.9    110     3.8     4.2     90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  111                     92


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900    6.6     2.8    236     6.8     4.4    155
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    1.1     1.8     61     3.2     3.4     94
 RENO HILL                8400    6.2     2.5    248     8.1     4.1    198
 WINDY PEAK               7900    1.1     1.5     73     3.5     3.0    117
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  174                    145


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    4.1     3.3    124     5.0     4.4    114
 CINNABAR PARK            9574    4.5     3.7    122     6.0     5.2    115
 CROW CREEK               8330    1.3     1.1    118     3.8     2.9    131
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    5.8     3.6    161     6.5     4.3    151
 RAWAH                    9020    3.4     1.8    189     6.2     4.1    151
 ROACH                    9700    4.2     2.8    150     6.1     4.4    139
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  143                    133


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920    3.0      -M       *    4.3      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330    1.3     1.1    118     3.8     2.9    131
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    5.8     3.6    161     6.5     4.3    151
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  151                    143


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    2.5      .9    278*    5.6     3.6    156
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    4.5     3.3    136     7.6     5.2    146
 ELK RIVER                8700    3.7     1.7    218*    6.5     4.4    148
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915    4.5     2.9    155     9.0     6.9    130
 OLD BATTLE              10000    7.6     5.8    131     9.0     7.6    118
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    1.8     1.7    106     4.6     3.6    128
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    2.5     1.1    227*    5.9     4.2    140
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    7.5     3.5    214    10.2     5.7    179
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  166                    142


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    2.6     2.9     90     2.7     3.2     84
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    4.1     3.4    121     3.9     4.1     95
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    1.7     1.3    131     2.8     2.6    108
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    2.6     2.5    104     3.0     3.3     91
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    3.8     2.8    136     3.7     3.2    116
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    3.9     2.5    156     4.0     3.4    118
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    1.7     1.7    100     2.9     3.1     94
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    2.8     2.1    133     4.1     3.6    114
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    1.2     1.7     71     1.9     2.7     70
 POCKET CREEK             9360    3.8      -M       *    3.1      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    1.8     1.7    106     2.6     2.9     90
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    3.5     3.4    103     4.2     4.8     88
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    3.4     3.4    100     4.8     5.0     96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  113                     97


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870     -M      -M       *    3.3      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700    2.0      -M       *    4.4      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360    1.6      -M       *    3.4      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840     .6     1.3     46     3.1     2.6    119
 HEWINTA                  9519     .6     1.3     46     3.7     3.6    103
 HICKERSON PARK           9145    1.8     1.3    138     3.2     3.2    100
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     .9     1.1     82     2.9     3.0     97
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    3.0     4.3     70     4.0     4.5     89
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    2.2     2.1    105     3.7     3.8     97
 SPIRIT LK               10235    2.2      -M       *    4.2      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     -M     3.0       *    4.4     4.1    107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   80                    101


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777     .8      -M       *    3.3      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950    1.9     2.3     83     3.5     4.2     83
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000     .6      -M       *    1.8      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993    4.1     3.6    114     5.3     5.8     91
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    1.3     2.0     65     4.6     4.8     96
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    2.2     2.1    105     3.7     3.8     97
 LILY LAKE                9156    1.8     2.0     90     4.5     4.2    107
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    2.9     3.0     97     4.0     5.4     74
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    1.8     1.1    164*    3.8     3.3    115
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   99                     93

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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.