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At 11:08p, 11/13/18
Temperature 27.0°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 FRIDAY: DECEMBER 20 , 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    7.1     5.8    122     8.4     8.5     99
 BLACK BEAR               8170   13.9    14.2     98    14.2    15.1     94
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    8.9     7.8    114     7.7     7.9     97
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    7.1     7.0    101     8.5     9.5     89
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    4.8     3.5    137     4.8     4.6    104
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260   17.2    14.3    120    12.8    12.7    101
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    5.5     4.7    117     6.9     7.8     88
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    9.5    10.0     95    11.3    13.9     81
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    5.9     4.8    123     5.4     5.3    102
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    6.6     4.4    150     6.5     5.4    120
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    8.6    10.2     84    10.9    14.0     78
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    8.0     8.7     92     9.1    10.6     86
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    3.8     3.7    103     5.8     6.2     94
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    5.5     5.2    106     7.7     9.4     82
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    7.7     8.1     95     8.2     9.2     89
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    4.5     5.0     90     5.4     7.4     73
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    9.6     9.4    102     9.2     9.9     93
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   12.1    10.8    112    10.1    10.9     93
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    9.2     8.8    105    12.8    13.2     97
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     5.7       *     -M     6.6       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  106                     91


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170   13.9    14.2     98    14.2    15.1     94
 CANYON                   7870    4.1     4.3     95     5.6     6.6     85
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    7.4     8.5     87     8.9    10.3     86
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700    4.1     3.6    114     5.0     5.9     85
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    5.1     5.2     98     7.0     8.3     84
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   97                     88


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    8.8     8.4    105     7.5     7.7     97
 BURNT MTN                5880    3.6     1.7    212     9.7     6.2    156
 CANYON                   7870    4.1     4.3     95     5.6     6.6     85
 COLE CREEK               7850    7.4     5.6    132     6.2     5.9    105
 EVENING STAR             9200   12.2     9.4    130    12.6    11.3    112
 FISHER CREEK             9100   13.1    12.6    104    11.9    12.7     94
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350    3.3     2.8    118     4.2     5.3     79
 PARKER PEAK              9400   10.3     8.3    124     9.6     7.5    128
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    7.9     7.7    103     9.8     9.6    102
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    4.5     5.0     90     5.4     7.4     73
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   12.1    10.8    112    10.1    10.9     93
 WHITE MILL               8700    9.7     8.5    114     8.3     9.6     86
 WOLVERINE                7650    4.3     3.6    119     4.5     5.4     83
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  114                     99


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M     5.2       *     -M     6.6       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400    2.9      -M       *    4.7      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    4.4     2.8    157     6.0     4.5    133
 DEER PARK                9700    4.8     5.2     92     6.6     7.4     89
 HOBBS PARK              10100    6.0     5.9    102     5.9     5.5    107
 KIRWIN                   9550    6.6     4.1    161     5.7     5.0    114
 LITTLE WARM              9370    5.2     3.8    137     6.8     5.4    126
 OWL CREEK                8975    3.3     2.3    143     3.4     2.6    131
 SOUTH PASS               9040    5.2     5.5     95     5.7     7.2     79
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    2.6     2.5    104     5.2     3.9    133
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    9.6     9.4    102     9.2     9.9     93
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    2.9     3.3     88     4.6     5.2     88
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  113                    104


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    9.2     7.1    130     7.9     6.8    116
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    3.9     2.2    177     5.4     3.8    142
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    7.0     6.4    109     5.8     6.2     94
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    4.4     2.7    163     5.5     4.4    125
 KIRWIN                   9550    6.6     4.1    161     5.7     5.0    114
 MARQUETTE                8760    4.4      -M       *    5.8      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    5.9     4.0    148     6.3     5.5    115
 OWL CREEK                8975    3.3     2.3    143     3.4     2.6    131
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    5.3     3.9    136     5.7     5.1    112
 SHELL CREEK              9580    6.7     6.3    106     5.8     5.8    100
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    3.4     1.9    179     4.9     3.6    136
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  136                    116


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780   11.5     9.2    125     9.2     8.8    105
 EVENING STAR             9200   12.2     9.4    130    12.6    11.3    112
 MARQUETTE                8760    4.4      -M       *    5.8      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    4.9     4.3    114     8.2     7.9    104
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     5.7       *     -M     6.6       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  125                    107


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    3.9     2.2    177     5.4     3.8    142
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    6.7     5.1    131     7.2     5.6    129
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    4.4     2.7    163     5.5     4.4    125
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    3.8     2.4    158     5.4     3.7    146
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    5.9     4.0    148     6.3     5.5    115
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    5.3     3.9    136     5.7     5.1    112
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    3.3      -M       *    5.3      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  148                    126


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990    4.0     3.1    129     6.7     4.8    140
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    7.0     6.4    109     5.8     6.2     94
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    4.9     4.0    122     6.9     5.2    133
 DOME LAKE                8880    3.0     4.6     65     5.2     6.1     85
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     -M      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    6.6     4.2    157     7.9     6.0    132
 TIE CREEK                6870    2.0     1.2    167     6.3     4.9    129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  117                    117


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910    2.7     1.0    270     9.1     4.2    217
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  270                    217


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890    3.8     2.3    165     9.6     5.2    185
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130    3.8     2.5    152     9.2     4.4    209
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  158                    196


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960    8.6     8.0    108     8.7     9.4     93
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820   11.1      -M       *   12.3      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160    6.8     7.3     93     9.5     9.9     96
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    6.5     6.8     96    10.0     8.9    112
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    6.4     8.3     77    10.4    10.6     98
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    2.3     3.2     72     4.6     5.2     88
 MED BOW                 10500    9.6      -M       *   12.0      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    9.7    10.0     97    11.4    10.4    110
 NEVER SUMMER            10280    8.2     7.2    114     7.5      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000   10.6    10.9     97    12.6    14.0     90
 RAWAH                    9020    4.8     3.7    130     7.7     6.4    120
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    3.8     4.4     86     5.8     6.1     95
 SAND LAKE               10050    9.7     9.7    100    10.1     9.8    103
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    4.6     4.1    112     7.2     6.3    114
 TOWER                   10500   13.7    17.1     80    16.0    16.0    100
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    7.1     8.2     87     9.5    10.7     89
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    6.1     4.8    127     6.9     5.7    121
 ZIRKEL                   9340    8.0     7.8    103    11.2    11.8     95
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   96                    100


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700    4.8     5.2     92     6.6     7.4     89
 LARSEN CREEK             9000    2.0      -M       *    5.0      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040    5.2     5.5     95     5.7     7.2     79
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   93                     84


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900    7.8     5.0    156     8.0     6.6    121
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    2.3     3.2     72     4.6     5.2     88
 RENO HILL                8400    7.7     5.1    151     9.5     6.3    151
 WINDY PEAK               7900    2.2     2.7     81     4.9     4.6    107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  125                    119


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    7.0     6.9    101     7.7     7.9     97
 CINNABAR PARK            9574    6.9     7.5     92     8.7     9.8     89
 CROW CREEK               8330    2.0     3.8     53     4.6     4.6    100
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    7.8     6.1    128     8.2     6.7    122
 RAWAH                    9020    4.8     3.7    130     7.7     6.4    120
 ROACH                    9700    6.0     5.6    107     8.3     7.7    108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  103                    105


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920    4.2      -M       *    5.6      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330    2.0     3.8     53     4.6     4.6    100
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    7.8     6.1    128     8.2     6.7    122
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   99                    113


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    4.2     3.1    135     8.0     6.1    131
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    6.5     6.8     96    10.0     8.9    112
 ELK RIVER                8700    5.8     5.3    109     8.6     7.7    112
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915    7.5     6.6    114    12.7    12.6    101
 OLD BATTLE              10000   10.6    10.9     97    12.6    14.0     90
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    3.8     4.4     86     5.8     6.1     95
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    3.9     3.8    103     7.8     7.4    105
 WHISKEY PARK             8950   10.1     8.0    126    13.1    10.3    127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  107                    108


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    4.6     4.7     98     4.5     5.3     85
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    8.9     7.8    114     7.7     7.9     97
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    4.8     3.5    137     4.8     4.6    104
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    5.5     4.5    122     5.9     5.4    109
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    5.9     4.8    123     5.4     5.3    102
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    6.6     4.4    150     6.5     5.4    120
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    5.2     3.9    133     6.2     5.4    115
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    5.5     5.1    108     6.8     6.7    101
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    4.1     3.5    117     4.3     4.4     98
 POCKET CREEK             9360    4.6      -M       *    4.2      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    4.3     4.2    102     5.2     5.5     95
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    7.7     8.1     95     8.2     9.2     89
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    6.9     7.1     97     8.6     9.3     92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  114                    100


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870    2.1      -M       *    4.9      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700    3.4      -M       *    6.0      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360    1.6      -M       *    4.2      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840    2.3     3.5     66     4.4     4.4    100
 HEWINTA                  9519    1.9     3.1     61     5.1     5.8     88
 HICKERSON PARK           9145    3.1     2.1    148     4.7     4.5    104
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150    2.6     2.4    108     4.4     4.2    105
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    6.5     8.5     76     6.8     8.3     82
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    4.3     4.8     90     6.0     7.0     86
 SPIRIT LK               10235    4.0      -M       *    6.5      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    5.0     5.5     91     6.2     6.6     94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   86                     92


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777    2.6      -M       *    5.1      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950    3.9     5.4     72     6.0     7.7     78
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000    2.5      -M       *    3.1      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993    7.6     8.8     86     8.9    10.1     88
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    3.6     4.5     80     7.0     8.2     85
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    4.3     4.8     90     6.0     7.0     86
 LILY LAKE                9156    3.6     4.5     80     6.5     7.1     92
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    6.8     8.5     80     7.6    10.0     76
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    3.8     3.7    103     5.8     6.2     94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   84                     85

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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.