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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: JANUARY 13 , 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   10.5     9.1    115    11.6    11.8     98
 BLACK BEAR               8170   19.9    20.2     99    19.1    20.9     91
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   13.4    11.8    114    10.1    10.9     93
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670   12.2     9.8    124    13.8    13.4    103
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    6.9     5.3    130     6.2     6.5     95
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260   23.6    20.9    113    17.4    17.8     98
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    7.7     8.0     96     8.9    11.4     78
 GRASSY LAKE              7265   16.6    15.9    104    18.1    20.0     90
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    7.6     7.3    104     6.8     7.0     97
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    8.6     7.2    119     8.4     7.6    111
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850   14.3    15.9     90    16.8    19.6     86
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200   12.6    13.9     91    13.3    15.4     86
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    7.0     5.9    119     8.8     9.0     98
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    8.8     8.5    104    11.5    13.0     88
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   12.9    11.4    113    13.0    13.1     99
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    7.3     7.7     95     7.8    10.4     75
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   14.1    12.7    111    13.7    13.6    101
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   17.5    15.2    115    13.9    14.8     94
 WILLOW CREEK             8380   15.0    13.4    112    18.1    18.3     99
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     8.0       *     -M     9.0       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  107                     93


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170   19.9    20.2     99    19.1    20.9     91
 CANYON                   7870    7.0     6.9    101     8.4     9.0     93
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750   11.1    11.6     96    12.1    14.7     82
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700    6.3     6.0    105     7.3     8.2     89
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    7.9     8.1     98     9.8    11.4     86
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   99                     88


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360   13.1    11.9    110    11.3    10.8    105
 BURNT MTN                5880    4.6     2.0    230    10.5     7.2    146
 CANYON                   7870    7.0     6.9    101     8.4     9.0     93
 COLE CREEK               7850   10.3     6.9    149     7.3     6.9    106
 EVENING STAR             9200   18.6    13.6    137    18.9    15.4    123
 FISHER CREEK             9100   20.4    17.5    117    17.7    17.6    101
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350    6.1     5.1    120     6.8     7.1     96
 PARKER PEAK              9400   14.9    11.3    132    13.8     9.8    141
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420   12.2    11.0    111    14.4    12.8    112
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    7.3     7.7     95     7.8    10.4     75
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   17.5    15.2    115    13.9    14.8     94
 WHITE MILL               8700   14.8    12.1    122    12.6    13.1     96
 WOLVERINE                7650    7.8     5.7    137     6.7     7.1     94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  122                    106


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M     7.1       *     -M     9.0       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400    3.8      -M       *    5.5      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    5.3     3.8    139     7.0     5.5    127
 DEER PARK                9700    5.6     7.1     79     7.5    10.7     70
 HOBBS PARK              10100    7.5     7.2    104     6.6     6.8     97
 KIRWIN                   9550    7.9     5.1    155     7.1     6.4    111
 LITTLE WARM              9370    6.6     5.4    122     7.9     7.0    113
 OWL CREEK                8975    3.9     2.9    134     3.9     3.2    122
 SOUTH PASS               9040    6.4     7.4     86     6.5     9.5     68
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    2.8     3.4     82     5.7     4.7    121
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   14.1    12.7    111    13.7    13.6    101
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    3.7     4.3     86     4.8     6.3     76
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  108                     96


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380   13.4     9.7    138    10.3     9.2    112
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    5.5     2.8    196     6.4     4.6    139
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   10.1     8.3    122     7.9     8.2     96
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    6.5     4.2    155     7.3     5.7    128
 KIRWIN                   9550    7.9     5.1    155     7.1     6.4    111
 MARQUETTE                8760    4.9      -M       *    6.7      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    8.8     5.8    152     8.1     6.6    123
 OWL CREEK                8975    3.9     2.9    134     3.9     3.2    122
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    7.7     5.7    135     7.9     6.8    116
 SHELL CREEK              9580    9.2     7.9    116     7.7     7.5    103
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    3.5     2.4    146     5.0     4.2    119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  140                    115


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780   15.4    12.5    123    13.0    11.4    114
 EVENING STAR             9200   18.6    13.6    137    18.9    15.4    123
 MARQUETTE                8760    4.9      -M       *    6.7      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    7.4     6.3    117    11.1    10.4    107
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     8.0       *     -M     9.0       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  128                    116


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    5.5     2.8    196     6.4     4.6    139
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    9.5     7.0    136     8.8     7.0    126
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    6.5     4.2    155     7.3     5.7    128
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    4.6     3.4    135     6.3     4.4    143
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    8.8     5.8    152     8.1     6.6    123
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    7.7     5.7    135     7.9     6.8    116
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    4.3      -M       *    5.8      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  147                    128


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990    5.0     4.2    119     7.4     5.8    128
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   10.1     8.3    122     7.9     8.2     96
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    6.7     5.4    124     8.1     6.5    125
 DOME LAKE                8880    5.3     5.9     90     6.1     7.4     82
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     -M      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    8.4     6.1    138     9.5     7.5    127
 TIE CREEK                6870    3.3     2.4    138     7.7     6.2    124
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  120                    112


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910    4.2     2.5    168    10.0     5.1    196
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  168                    196


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890    5.4     3.9    138    11.5     6.8    169
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130    5.1     3.6    142    10.7     5.6    191
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  140                    179


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960   13.0    10.9    119    12.9    12.7    102
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820   17.4      -M       *   18.8      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160   14.9    11.9    125    16.7    13.7    122
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    9.9    10.0     99    13.3    11.7    114
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    9.3    10.8     86    15.3    13.8    111
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    3.7     4.7     79     5.7     6.6     86
 MED BOW                 10500   14.7      -M       *   19.5      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130   17.6    13.5    130    18.8    14.2    132
 NEVER SUMMER            10280   11.4    10.4    110    10.0      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000   16.5    15.2    109    19.0    19.0    100
 RAWAH                    9020    7.1     5.3    134     9.8     8.4    117
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    5.8     7.0     83     7.6     8.6     88
 SAND LAKE               10050   16.3    14.0    116    16.2    12.9    126
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    7.0     5.9    119     9.5     8.2    116
 TOWER                   10500   23.7    21.6    110    24.6    21.6    114
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250   12.0    11.6    103    14.4    14.4    100
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    7.6     6.1    125     8.5     7.3    116
 ZIRKEL                   9340   16.3    15.0    109    18.3    16.5    111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  110                    111


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700    5.6     7.1     79     7.5    10.7     70
 LARSEN CREEK             9000    3.2      -M       *    6.1      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040    6.4     7.4     86     6.5     9.5     68
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   83                     69


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900   10.5     6.7    157     9.8     8.0    122
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    3.7     4.7     79     5.7     6.6     86
 RENO HILL                8400    9.6     6.5    148    11.7     7.9    148
 WINDY PEAK               7900    3.1     3.4     91     5.8     5.6    104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  126                    117


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240   13.0    10.2    127    13.1    10.7    122
 CINNABAR PARK            9574   12.6    11.4    111    14.6    14.0    104
 CROW CREEK               8330    4.3     4.9     88     6.3     6.0    105
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   11.4     8.0    142    11.5     8.9    129
 RAWAH                    9020    7.1     5.3    134     9.8     8.4    117
 ROACH                    9700    9.0     8.4    107    11.3    10.2    111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  119                    114


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920    6.4      -M       *    7.8      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330    4.3     4.9     88     6.3     6.0    105
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   11.4     8.0    142    11.5     8.9    129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  122                    119


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    6.6     5.3    125    10.7     8.2    130
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    9.9    10.0     99    13.3    11.7    114
 ELK RIVER                8700   11.3     8.8    128    13.1    10.8    121
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915   14.1    11.9    118    19.2    17.8    108
 OLD BATTLE              10000   16.5    15.2    109    19.0    19.0    100
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    5.8     7.0     83     7.6     8.6     88
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    6.9     6.2    111    10.9    10.1    108
 WHISKEY PARK             8950   19.4    12.0    162    21.3    14.6    146
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  118                    114


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    5.8     7.0     83     5.5     7.2     76
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   13.4    11.8    114    10.1    10.9     93
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    6.9     5.3    130     6.2     6.5     95
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    7.0     6.2    113     6.6     7.3     90
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    7.6     7.3    104     6.8     7.0     97
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    8.6     7.2    119     8.4     7.6    111
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    7.2     6.2    116     8.3     7.8    106
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    8.3     7.4    112     9.4     9.6     98
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    5.7     5.4    106     5.0     6.0     83
 POCKET CREEK             9360    4.9      -M       *    5.0      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    7.4     6.2    119     7.7     7.8     99
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   12.9    11.4    113    13.0    13.1     99
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500   12.4    10.9    114    14.2    13.4    106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  112                     97


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870    3.6      -M       *    6.7      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700    6.4      -M       *    8.6      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360    3.2      -M       *    6.0      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840    5.0     5.5     91     5.9     6.2     95
 HEWINTA                  9519    3.8     4.8     79     7.3     7.4     99
 HICKERSON PARK           9145    4.4     3.2    138     5.9     5.4    109
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150    3.6     3.3    109     5.6     5.1    110
 INDIAN CREEK             9425   10.6    11.8     90     9.9    11.8     84
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    7.2     7.2    100     9.0     9.9     91
 SPIRIT LK               10235    5.6      -M       *    8.4      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    7.2     7.1    101     8.8     8.5    104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   97                     97


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777    4.1      -M       *    6.6      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950    8.0     8.0    100     8.4    10.6     79
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000    3.3      -M       *    3.8      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993   10.6    11.3     94    11.5    13.4     86
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    6.4     6.8     94    10.0    11.2     89
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    7.2     7.2    100     9.0     9.9     91
 LILY LAKE                9156    6.7     6.2    108     8.4     9.2     91
 MONTE CRISTO             8960   10.9    13.2     83    10.8    13.9     78
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    7.0     5.9    119     8.8     9.0     98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   97                     87

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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.