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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: JANUARY 14 , 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   10.6     9.3    114    11.7    11.9     98
 BLACK BEAR               8170   20.2    20.4     99    19.4    21.0     92
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   14.1    12.0    118    10.4    11.0     95
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670   12.6    10.0    126    14.2    13.6    104
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    7.2     5.4    133     6.2     6.6     94
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260   24.1    21.0    115    17.8    17.8    100
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    7.8     8.2     95     9.1    11.5     79
 GRASSY LAKE              7265   17.0    16.2    105    18.5    20.2     92
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    7.6     7.4    103     6.8     7.1     96
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    8.7     7.2    121     8.5     7.7    110
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850   14.2    16.1     88    17.1    19.8     86
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200   12.7    14.2     89    13.5    15.5     87
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    7.3     6.0    122     9.0     9.0    100
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    9.0     8.8    102    11.7    13.1     89
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   13.5    11.6    116    13.6    13.2    103
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    7.4     7.8     95     7.8    10.4     75
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   14.6    12.8    114    14.0    13.7    102
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   18.0    15.3    118    14.4    15.0     96
 WILLOW CREEK             8380   15.5    13.6    114    18.7    18.5    101
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     8.2       *     -M     9.1       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  108                     94


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170   20.2    20.4     99    19.4    21.0     92
 CANYON                   7870    7.0     7.0    100     8.5     9.1     93
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750   11.2    11.8     95    12.2    14.8     82
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700    6.4     6.0    107     7.4     8.2     90
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    8.0     8.2     98    10.0    11.4     88
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   99                     89


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360   13.7    12.1    113    12.1    10.9    111
 BURNT MTN                5880    4.8     2.0    240    10.6     7.3    145
 CANYON                   7870    7.0     7.0    100     8.5     9.1     93
 COLE CREEK               7850   10.9     7.0    156     7.6     6.9    110
 EVENING STAR             9200   19.5    13.8    141    19.9    15.5    128
 FISHER CREEK             9100   20.9    17.8    117    18.0    17.7    102
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350    6.3     5.1    124     7.0     7.1     99
 PARKER PEAK              9400   15.4    11.3    136    14.0     9.8    143
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420   12.4    11.0    113    14.6    12.9    113
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    7.4     7.8     95     7.8    10.4     75
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   18.0    15.3    118    14.4    15.0     96
 WHITE MILL               8700   15.4    12.3    125    13.2    13.3     99
 WOLVERINE                7650    8.5     5.8    147     7.0     7.2     97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  125                    108


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M     7.2       *     -M     9.1       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400    3.9      -M       *    5.6      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    5.3     3.8    139     7.0     5.6    125
 DEER PARK                9700    5.6     7.1     79     7.5    10.7     70
 HOBBS PARK              10100    7.5     7.2    104     6.7     6.9     97
 KIRWIN                   9550    8.0     5.2    154     7.3     6.5    112
 LITTLE WARM              9370    6.7     5.4    124     8.0     7.1    113
 OWL CREEK                8975    3.8     2.9    131     3.9     3.2    122
 SOUTH PASS               9040    6.4     7.5     85     6.5     9.6     68
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    2.8     3.4     82     5.7     4.7    121
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   14.6    12.8    114    14.0    13.7    102
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    3.7     4.3     86     4.8     6.4     75
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  108                     96


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380   13.7     9.8    140    10.5     9.3    113
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    5.6     2.8    200     6.4     4.6    139
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   10.6     8.4    126     8.2     8.3     99
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    6.7     4.3    156     7.3     5.7    128
 KIRWIN                   9550    8.0     5.2    154     7.3     6.5    112
 MARQUETTE                8760    4.8      -M       *    6.7      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    8.9     5.8    153     8.1     6.6    123
 OWL CREEK                8975    3.8     2.9    131     3.9     3.2    122
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    8.0     5.7    140     8.4     6.8    124
 SHELL CREEK              9580    9.6     8.0    120     8.1     7.5    108
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    3.3     2.4    138     5.0     4.2    119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  141                    117


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780   15.6    12.7    123    13.3    11.5    116
 EVENING STAR             9200   19.5    13.8    141    19.9    15.5    128
 MARQUETTE                8760    4.8      -M       *    6.7      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    7.6     6.4    119    11.3    10.5    108
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     8.2       *     -M     9.1       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  130                    119


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    5.6     2.8    200     6.4     4.6    139
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860   10.1     7.1    142     9.1     7.0    130
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    6.7     4.3    156     7.3     5.7    128
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    4.7     3.5    134     6.4     4.5    142
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    8.9     5.8    153     8.1     6.6    123
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    8.0     5.7    140     8.4     6.8    124
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    4.5      -M       *    6.0      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  151                    130


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990    5.1     4.2    121     7.5     5.8    129
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   10.6     8.4    126     8.2     8.3     99
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    7.1     5.5    129     8.1     6.6    123
 DOME LAKE                8880    5.7     5.9     97     6.1     7.4     82
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     -M      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    8.7     6.2    140     9.6     7.6    126
 TIE CREEK                6870    3.5     2.5    140     8.0     6.3    127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  124                    113


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910    4.2     2.6    162    10.1     5.1    198
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  162                    198


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890    6.0     4.0    150    12.1     6.8    178
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130    5.5     3.6    153    11.1     5.6    198
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  151                    187


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960   13.5    11.0    123    13.4    12.8    105
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820   18.5      -M       *   19.8      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160   15.8    12.1    131    17.3    13.9    124
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   10.5    10.1    104    14.1    11.8    119
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    9.2    10.9     84    15.8    13.9    114
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    4.1     4.7     87     5.9     6.6     89
 MED BOW                 10500   15.0      -M       *   20.2      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130   17.7    13.7    129    18.9    14.4    131
 NEVER SUMMER            10280   11.6    10.4    112    10.2      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000   17.1    15.4    111    19.9    19.2    104
 RAWAH                    9020    7.1     5.3    134     9.9     8.4    118
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    6.0     7.1     85     7.7     8.6     90
 SAND LAKE               10050   16.7    14.2    118    16.6    13.0    128
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    7.1     6.0    118     9.5     8.3    114
 TOWER                   10500   24.9    22.0    113    25.9    21.8    119
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250   12.5    11.7    107    14.9    14.5    103
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    7.7     6.2    124     8.6     7.3    118
 ZIRKEL                   9340   17.6    15.3    115    19.6    16.5    119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  113                    114


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700    5.6     7.1     79     7.5    10.7     70
 LARSEN CREEK             9000    3.8      -M       *    6.2      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040    6.4     7.5     85     6.5     9.6     68
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   82                     69


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900   10.5     6.7    157     9.6     8.1    119
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    4.1     4.7     87     5.9     6.6     89
 RENO HILL                8400    9.7     6.5    149    11.4     7.9    144
 WINDY PEAK               7900    3.2     3.5     91     5.8     5.7    102
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  129                    116


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240   13.8    10.4    133    13.7    10.8    127
 CINNABAR PARK            9574   12.9    11.5    112    15.1    14.2    106
 CROW CREEK               8330    4.4     4.9     90     6.4     6.0    107
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   11.8     8.0    148    11.5     8.9    129
 RAWAH                    9020    7.1     5.3    134     9.9     8.4    118
 ROACH                    9700    9.1     8.5    107    11.5    10.3    112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  122                    116


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920    6.5      -M       *    7.7      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330    4.4     4.9     90     6.4     6.0    107
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   11.8     8.0    148    11.5     8.9    129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  126                    120


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    6.7     5.3    126    10.9     8.3    131
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   10.5    10.1    104    14.1    11.8    119
 ELK RIVER                8700   11.7     8.9    131    13.1    10.9    120
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915   15.4    12.1    127    20.4    17.8    115
 OLD BATTLE              10000   17.1    15.4    111    19.9    19.2    104
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    6.0     7.1     85     7.7     8.6     90
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    7.2     6.4    112    11.3    10.2    111
 WHISKEY PARK             8950   21.1    12.4    170    22.8    14.9    153
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  123                    118


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    6.0     7.0     86     5.6     7.3     77
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   14.1    12.0    118    10.4    11.0     95
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    7.2     5.4    133     6.2     6.6     94
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    7.2     6.2    116     6.7     7.4     91
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    7.6     7.4    103     6.8     7.1     96
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    8.7     7.2    121     8.5     7.7    110
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    7.3     6.4    114     8.4     7.9    106
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    8.6     7.6    113     9.9     9.6    103
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    5.9     5.4    109     5.1     6.1     84
 POCKET CREEK             9360    4.9      -M       *    5.2      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    7.8     6.3    124     8.0     7.9    101
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   13.5    11.6    116    13.6    13.2    103
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500   13.2    11.1    119    15.2    13.5    113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  114                     99


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870    3.7      -M       *    6.8      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700    6.5      -M       *    8.7      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360    3.3      -M       *    6.1      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840    5.4     5.6     96     6.0     6.3     95
 HEWINTA                  9519    3.8     4.8     79     7.2     7.4     97
 HICKERSON PARK           9145    4.5     3.2    141     6.0     5.5    109
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150    3.6     3.3    109     5.6     5.2    108
 INDIAN CREEK             9425   10.9    11.9     92    10.2    12.0     85
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    7.5     7.3    103     9.2    10.0     92
 SPIRIT LK               10235    5.6      -M       *    8.5      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    7.2     7.2    100     8.8     8.6    102
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   99                     96


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777    4.1      -M       *    6.7      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950    8.2     8.3     99     8.6    10.6     81
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000    3.3      -M       *    3.8      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993   10.7    11.4     94    11.6    13.5     86
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    6.6     6.9     96    10.2    11.3     90
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    7.5     7.3    103     9.2    10.0     92
 LILY LAKE                9156    6.9     6.3    110     8.5     9.2     92
 MONTE CRISTO             8960   11.2    13.3     84    11.1    14.0     79
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    7.3     6.0    122     9.0     9.0    100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   98                     88

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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.