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At 3:33a, 10/17/18
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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 WEDNESDAY: JANUARY 1 , 2014
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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    8.6     7.2    119     9.7    10.0     97
 BLACK BEAR               8170   16.8    17.8     94    16.6    18.0     92
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   10.4     9.1    114     8.5     9.4     90
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    9.0     8.5    106    10.6    11.2     95
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    5.6     4.3    130     5.4     5.5     98
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260   21.6    17.5    123    15.6    14.8    105
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    6.3     6.5     97     7.6     9.5     80
 GRASSY LAKE              7265   12.9    12.8    101    14.8    17.1     87
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    6.4     6.2    103     6.0     6.2     97
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    7.5     6.1    123     7.3     6.5    112
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850   10.6    13.3     80    13.1    17.0     77
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200   10.1    11.0     92    11.0    12.9     85
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    5.1     4.9    104     7.0     7.6     92
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    6.8     6.4    106     9.3    11.0     85
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    9.6    10.2     94    10.1    10.9     93
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    5.6     6.2     90     6.4     8.8     73
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   11.7    11.1    105    11.3    11.6     97
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   14.2    12.5    114    11.7    12.7     92
 WILLOW CREEK             8380   11.7    10.8    108    15.1    15.7     96
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     7.0       *     -M     7.8       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  104                     91


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170   16.8    17.8     94    16.6    18.0     92
 CANYON                   7870    5.3     5.5     96     6.8     7.9     86
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    9.0    10.3     87    10.3    12.5     82
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700    4.8     4.7    102     5.9     7.2     82
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    6.3     6.7     94     8.2     9.8     84
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   94                     86


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360   10.8    10.0    108     9.3     9.2    101
 BURNT MTN                5880    3.9     1.8    217     9.6     6.8    141
 CANYON                   7870    5.3     5.5     96     6.8     7.9     86
 COLE CREEK               7850    8.5     6.3    135     6.4     6.4    100
 EVENING STAR             9200   14.8    11.5    129    15.6    13.2    118
 FISHER CREEK             9100   15.9    14.7    108    14.5    15.1     96
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350    4.5     4.1    110     5.5     6.2     89
 PARKER PEAK              9400   12.3     9.9    124    11.6     8.6    135
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420   10.1     9.2    110    12.1    11.2    108
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    5.6     6.2     90     6.4     8.8     73
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   14.2    12.5    114    11.7    12.7     92
 WHITE MILL               8700   11.9     9.9    120    10.2    11.3     90
 WOLVERINE                7650    6.2     4.8    129     5.7     6.2     92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  117                    101


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M     6.3       *     -M     7.7       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400    3.2      -M       *    4.9      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    4.8     3.2    150     6.4     5.0    128
 DEER PARK                9700    5.3     6.6     80     6.9     9.0     77
 HOBBS PARK              10100    6.4     6.6     97     5.9     6.2     95
 KIRWIN                   9550    7.1     4.3    165     6.2     5.6    111
 LITTLE WARM              9370    5.8     4.5    129     6.9     6.2    111
 OWL CREEK                8975    3.7     2.6    142     3.6     2.9    124
 SOUTH PASS               9040    5.8     6.7     87     6.0     8.4     71
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    2.7     3.1     87     5.1     4.3    119
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   11.7    11.1    105    11.3    11.6     97
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    3.1     4.1     76     4.4     5.8     76
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  107                     96


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380   11.4     8.5    134     9.2     7.9    116
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    4.8     2.6    185     5.5     4.2    131
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    8.4     7.3    115     6.7     7.2     93
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    5.4     3.4    159     6.2     5.1    122
 KIRWIN                   9550    7.1     4.3    165     6.2     5.6    111
 MARQUETTE                8760    4.4      -M       *    6.0      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    7.4     5.0    148     6.9     6.0    115
 OWL CREEK                8975    3.7     2.6    142     3.6     2.9    124
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    6.3     4.8    131     6.5     6.0    108
 SHELL CREEK              9580    7.8     7.2    108     6.5     6.5    100
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    3.3     2.2    150     4.8     3.9    123
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  137                    112


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780   12.4    10.5    118    10.3    10.0    103
 EVENING STAR             9200   14.8    11.5    129    15.6    13.2    118
 MARQUETTE                8760    4.4      -M       *    6.0      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    6.2     5.4    115     9.6     9.0    107
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     7.0       *     -M     7.8       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  122                    110


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    4.8     2.6    185     5.5     4.2    131
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    7.8     6.3    124     7.9     6.2    127
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    5.4     3.4    159     6.2     5.1    122
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    4.0     3.0    133     5.8     4.0    145
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    7.4     5.0    148     6.9     6.0    115
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    6.3     4.8    131     6.5     6.0    108
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    3.6      -M       *    5.5      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  142                    123


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990    4.5     3.7    122     6.6     5.3    125
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    8.4     7.3    115     6.7     7.2     93
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    6.0     4.7    128     7.2     5.9    122
 DOME LAKE                8880    3.9     5.4     72     5.3     6.7     79
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     -M      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    7.6     5.2    146     8.4     6.7    125
 TIE CREEK                6870    2.7     2.1    129     7.1     5.6    127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  117                    110


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910    3.6     2.2    164     9.3     4.7    198
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  164                    198


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890    4.6     3.2    144    10.5     6.0    175
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130    4.8     3.2    150    10.2     5.0    204
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  147                    188


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960   10.1     9.5    106    10.1    10.9     93
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820   14.0      -M       *   14.9      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160    9.7     8.8    110    12.2    11.6    105
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    8.1     8.5     95    11.8    10.4    113
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    7.2     9.4     77    11.7    12.1     97
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    3.3     4.0     82     5.2     6.0     87
 MED BOW                 10500   12.6      -M       *   15.8      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130   13.7    11.7    117    15.2    12.1    126
 NEVER SUMMER            10280    9.2     8.7    106     8.4      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000   13.4    12.6    106    15.5    16.4     95
 RAWAH                    9020    5.5     4.4    125     8.4     7.3    115
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    4.8     5.8     83     6.7     7.6     88
 SAND LAKE               10050   12.7    11.8    108    12.8    11.2    114
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    5.7     4.8    119     8.4     7.2    117
 TOWER                   10500   17.6    18.6     95    19.4    18.5    105
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    9.2     9.6     96    11.6    12.6     92
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    6.4     5.4    119     7.3     6.5    112
 ZIRKEL                   9340   11.4    10.0    114    14.4    13.8    104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  103                    104


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700    5.3     6.6     80     6.9     9.0     77
 LARSEN CREEK             9000    2.3      -M       *    5.3      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040    5.8     6.7     87     6.0     8.4     71
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   83                     74


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900    9.2     5.9    156     8.9     7.4    120
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    3.3     4.0     82     5.2     6.0     87
 RENO HILL                8400    8.8     5.8    152    10.8     7.2    150
 WINDY PEAK               7900    2.8     3.1     90     5.3     5.2    102
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  128                    117


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    9.5     7.9    120     9.8     9.3    105
 CINNABAR PARK            9574    9.4     9.1    103    11.5    11.6     99
 CROW CREEK               8330    2.7     4.5     60     5.2     5.5     95
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    9.2     7.2    128     9.4     7.8    121
 RAWAH                    9020    5.5     4.4    125     8.4     7.3    115
 ROACH                    9700    7.3     6.9    106     9.7     9.0    108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  109                    107


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920    5.0      -M       *    6.4      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330    2.7     4.5     60     5.2     5.5     95
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    9.2     7.2    128     9.4     7.8    121
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  102                    110


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    5.2     4.1    127     9.3     7.0    133
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    8.1     8.5     95    11.8    10.4    113
 ELK RIVER                8700    8.3     6.8    122    10.4     9.1    114
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915   10.6     9.0    118    15.8    14.9    106
 OLD BATTLE              10000   13.4    12.6    106    15.5    16.4     95
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    4.8     5.8     83     6.7     7.6     88
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    5.2     4.4    118     9.4     8.6    109
 WHISKEY PARK             8950   14.2     9.6    148    16.6    12.2    136
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  115                    111


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    5.1     6.0     85     4.9     6.3     78
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   10.4     9.1    114     8.5     9.4     90
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    5.6     4.3    130     5.4     5.5     98
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    6.1     5.7    107     6.1     6.4     95
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    6.4     6.2    103     6.0     6.2     97
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    7.5     6.1    123     7.3     6.5    112
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    5.8     4.8    121     7.0     6.5    108
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    6.5     6.6     98     7.8     8.2     95
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    4.8     4.5    107     4.5     5.1     88
 POCKET CREEK             9360    4.8      -M       *    4.6      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    5.3     5.2    102     6.0     6.6     91
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    9.6    10.2     94    10.1    10.9     93
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    8.8     8.3    106    10.6    11.0     96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  106                     95


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870    2.5      -M       *    5.2      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700    4.4      -M       *    6.8      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360    1.8      -M       *    4.5      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840    3.3     4.6     72     5.0     5.2     96
 HEWINTA                  9519    2.4     3.8     63     5.5     6.4     86
 HICKERSON PARK           9145    3.7     2.9    128     5.3     5.0    106
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150    2.7     2.9     93     4.8     4.6    104
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    8.0    10.0     80     8.0    10.0     80
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    5.4     6.2     87     7.3     8.5     86
 SPIRIT LK               10235    4.9      -M       *    7.6      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    5.2     6.2     84     6.8     7.5     91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   84                     90


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777    2.9      -M       *    5.3      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950    5.7     6.3     90     6.7     9.0     74
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000    2.7      -M       *    3.3      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993    8.3     9.7     86     9.5    11.6     82
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    4.3     5.9     73     7.8     9.6     81
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    5.4     6.2     87     7.3     8.5     86
 LILY LAKE                9156    4.5     5.2     87     7.1     8.0     89
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    7.7    10.1     76     8.6    11.8     73
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    5.1     4.9    104     7.0     7.6     92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   85                     82

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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.