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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 27 , 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    10.5    100    11.8    13.4     88
 BLACK BEAR               8170   20.3    22.9     89    19.6    24.0     82
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   14.2    13.2    108    10.5    12.4     85
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670   12.5    12.0    104    14.2    15.2     93
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    7.1     6.6    108     6.3     7.4     85
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260   24.5    23.0    107    18.0    19.9     90
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    7.9     9.7     81     9.2    13.1     70
 GRASSY LAKE              7265   17.0    18.9     90    18.5    23.0     80
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    7.7     8.0     96     6.9     7.9     87
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    8.8     8.0    110     8.6     8.5    101
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850   14.2    18.7     76    17.3    22.2     78
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200   12.8    15.9     81    13.8    17.4     79
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    7.0     7.4     95     9.0    10.2     88
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    9.0    10.0     90    11.7    14.8     79
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   13.6    13.5    101    13.7    14.8     93
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    7.3     9.2     79     7.8    11.7     67
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   14.8    14.2    104    14.6    15.3     95
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   18.0    16.3    110    14.9    16.6     90
 WILLOW CREEK             8380   15.4    16.6     93    18.7    20.8     90
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     9.0       *     -M    10.2       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   95                     85


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170   20.3    22.9     89    19.6    24.0     82
 CANYON                   7870    7.3     7.8     94     8.8    10.3     85
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750   11.3    13.9     81    12.3    16.7     74
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700    6.4     6.8     94     7.4     9.2     80
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    8.0     9.4     85    10.1    12.7     80
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   88                     80


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360   14.1    13.3    106    12.7    12.4    102
 BURNT MTN                5880    5.6     2.4    233    11.4     7.7    148
 CANYON                   7870    7.3     7.8     94     8.8    10.3     85
 COLE CREEK               7850   12.5     7.9    158     8.7     7.4    118
 EVENING STAR             9200   20.0    15.3    131    20.4    17.3    118
 FISHER CREEK             9100   21.4    20.0    107    18.7    20.0     94
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350    6.4     6.1    105     7.2     8.0     90
 PARKER PEAK              9400   16.1    12.3    131    14.9    11.0    135
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420   12.6    12.4    102    14.8    14.3    103
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    7.3     9.2     79     7.8    11.7     67
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   18.0    16.3    110    14.9    16.6     90
 WHITE MILL               8700   15.8    13.9    114    13.5    14.8     91
 WOLVERINE                7650    8.4     6.6    127     7.2     7.9     91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  115                    101


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M     8.0       *     -M    10.1       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400    4.0      -M       *    5.7      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    5.5     4.2    131     7.4     6.0    123
 DEER PARK                9700    5.1     8.6     59     7.8    11.8     66
 HOBBS PARK              10100    7.7     7.8     99     7.1     7.5     95
 KIRWIN                   9550    8.2     5.6    146     7.5     7.0    107
 LITTLE WARM              9370    6.8     6.0    113     8.3     7.8    106
 OWL CREEK                8975    4.0     3.1    129     3.9     3.4    115
 SOUTH PASS               9040    6.5     8.3     78     6.6    10.5     63
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    2.8     4.0     70     5.3     5.1    104
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   14.8    14.2    104    14.6    15.3     95
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    3.7     4.9     76     4.8     6.8     71
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   98                     90


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380   14.7    10.5    140    11.5    10.4    111
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    6.1     3.3    185     6.5     5.0    130
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   11.3     9.6    118     8.6     9.3     92
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    7.4     4.8    154     7.9     6.2    127
 KIRWIN                   9550    8.2     5.6    146     7.5     7.0    107
 MARQUETTE                8760    4.9      -M       *    6.9      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   10.2     6.1    167     8.8     7.1    124
 OWL CREEK                8975    4.0     3.1    129     3.9     3.4    115
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    8.6     6.1    141     9.0     7.6    118
 SHELL CREEK              9580   10.2     8.9    115     8.5     8.5    100
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    3.7     3.0    123     5.4     4.4    123
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  138                    113


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780   15.8    14.0    113    13.5    12.8    105
 EVENING STAR             9200   20.0    15.3    131    20.4    17.3    118
 MARQUETTE                8760    4.9      -M       *    6.9      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    7.7     7.5    103    11.5    11.4    101
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     9.0       *     -M    10.2       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  118                    109


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    6.1     3.3    185     6.5     5.0    130
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860   11.1     7.9    141     9.9     7.6    130
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    7.4     4.8    154     7.9     6.2    127
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    4.8     3.9    123     6.7     4.8    140
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   10.2     6.1    167     8.8     7.1    124
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    8.6     6.1    141     9.0     7.6    118
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    4.8      -M       *    6.3      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  150                    127


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990    5.6     4.7    119     8.0     6.3    127
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   11.3     9.6    118     8.6     9.3     92
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    8.2     6.4    128     9.5     7.2    132
 DOME LAKE                8880    6.2     6.5     95     6.6     8.1     81
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870    6.3      -M       *    8.9      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    9.8     6.9    142    10.8     8.4    129
 TIE CREEK                6870    4.2     3.2    131     8.9     6.8    131
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  121                    114


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910    4.1     3.1    132    10.9     5.6    195
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  132                    195


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890    6.4     4.3    149    12.7     7.5    169
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130    6.1     4.1    149    11.7     6.0    195
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  149                    181


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960   13.7    12.4    110    13.7    13.6    101
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820   18.8      -M       *   19.8      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160   16.8    14.1    119    18.3    15.7    117
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   10.4    11.7     89    14.0    13.2    106
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    9.6    12.6     76    16.2    15.4    105
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    4.2     5.3     79     6.3     7.3     86
 MED BOW                 10500   17.4      -M       *   24.7      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130   18.1    15.5    117    18.6    16.2    115
 NEVER SUMMER            10280   11.8    11.7    101    10.3      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000   17.3    18.4     94    20.2    21.5     94
 RAWAH                    9020    7.4     6.0    123    10.3     8.9    116
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    6.0     7.9     76     7.7     9.4     82
 SAND LAKE               10050   16.9    15.9    106    16.9    14.6    116
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    6.9     7.1     97     9.7     9.2    105
 TOWER                   10500   25.9    26.2     99    27.0    24.5    110
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250   12.4    13.0     95    15.0    16.4     91
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    7.4     7.1    104     8.5     8.0    106
 ZIRKEL                   9340   18.1    17.4    104    20.1    17.8    113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  100                    105


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700    5.1     8.6     59     7.8    11.8     66
 LARSEN CREEK             9000    3.6      -M       *    6.1      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040    6.5     8.3     78     6.6    10.5     63
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   69                     65


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900     -M     7.3       *     -M     8.8       *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    4.2     5.3     79     6.3     7.3     86
 RENO HILL                8400   10.7     7.6    141    12.4     8.6    144
 WINDY PEAK               7900    3.5     4.0     88     6.2     6.2    100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  109                    113


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240   14.2    11.8    120    14.6    12.4    118
 CINNABAR PARK            9574   12.5    12.8     98    15.7    15.3    103
 CROW CREEK               8330    4.5     5.6     80     6.6     6.3    105
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   12.1     9.5    127    12.2     9.9    123
 RAWAH                    9020    7.4     6.0    123    10.3     8.9    116
 ROACH                    9700    9.3     9.7     96    11.7    11.5    102
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  108                    111


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920    6.7      -M       *    8.1      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330    4.5     5.6     80     6.6     6.3    105
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   12.1     9.5    127    12.2     9.9    123
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  110                    116


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    6.6     6.7     99    10.9     9.3    117
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   10.4    11.7     89    14.0    13.2    106
 ELK RIVER                8700   11.3    10.4    109    13.6    12.2    111
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915   15.1    14.6    103    20.5    19.9    103
 OLD BATTLE              10000   17.3    18.4     94    20.2    21.5     94
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    6.0     7.9     76     7.7     9.4     82
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    6.8     7.6     89    11.3    11.5     98
 WHISKEY PARK             8950   21.0    15.1    139    22.9    17.1    134
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  102                    106


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    5.9     7.6     78     5.6     8.0     70
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   14.2    13.2    108    10.5    12.4     85
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    7.1     6.6    108     6.3     7.4     85
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    7.4     7.1    104     6.9     8.2     84
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    7.7     8.0     96     6.9     7.9     87
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    8.8     8.0    110     8.6     8.5    101
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    7.4     7.6     97     8.4     8.8     95
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    8.7     9.2     95    10.0    10.8     93
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    6.0     6.6     91     5.4     6.8     79
 POCKET CREEK             9360    4.5      -M       *    5.2      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    7.8     7.2    108     8.2     8.8     93
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   13.6    13.5    101    13.7    14.8     93
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500   13.1    12.3    107    15.2    15.4     99
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  101                     90


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870    3.5      -M       *    6.7      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700    6.1      -M       *    8.7      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360    2.9      -M       *    6.0      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840    5.4     6.8     79     5.9     7.0     84
 HEWINTA                  9519    3.8     5.2     73     7.2     8.3     87
 HICKERSON PARK           9145    4.5     3.6    125     6.0     5.9    102
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150    3.9     3.8    103     5.7     5.6    102
 INDIAN CREEK             9425   11.0    13.9     79    10.3    13.4     77
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    7.3     8.7     84     9.1    11.1     82
 SPIRIT LK               10235    5.6      -M       *    8.5      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    7.3     8.3     88     8.9     9.6     93
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   86                     87


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777    4.0      -M       *    6.6      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950    8.0     9.8     82     8.6    12.0     72
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000    3.2      -M       *    3.7      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993   10.5    13.0     81    11.6    15.0     77
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    6.3     8.2     77    10.1    12.6     80
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    7.3     8.7     84     9.1    11.1     82
 LILY LAKE                9156    6.8     7.2     94     8.5    10.3     83
 MONTE CRISTO             8960   10.8    15.1     72    11.2    15.7     71
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    7.0     7.4     95     9.0    10.2     88
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   82                     78

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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.