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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: JANUARY 31 , 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   11.7    10.8    108    12.7    14.0     91
 BLACK BEAR               8170   21.4    23.2     92    20.8    24.8     84
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   15.6    13.7    114    11.4    12.8     89
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670   14.2    12.7    112    16.0    15.8    101
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    8.1     6.8    119     7.0     7.7     91
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260   26.7    23.5    114    19.5    20.5     95
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    9.3    10.4     89    10.4    13.6     76
 GRASSY LAKE              7265   18.9    20.0     94    20.3    23.8     85
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    8.2     8.3     99     7.2     8.2     88
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    9.5     8.2    116     9.2     8.8    105
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850   15.8    19.8     80    18.8    23.1     81
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200   14.2    15.9     89    15.1    18.1     83
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    7.6     7.7     99     9.7    10.6     92
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920   10.1    10.7     94    12.9    15.4     84
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   15.2    14.3    106    15.2    15.3     99
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    7.7     9.6     80     8.2    12.2     67
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   16.0    14.9    107    15.8    15.8    100
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   19.6    17.4    113    16.2    17.2     94
 WILLOW CREEK             8380   17.3    17.0    102    20.5    21.5     95
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     9.5       *     -M    10.4       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  101                     89


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170   21.4    23.2     92    20.8    24.8     84
 CANYON                   7870    7.7     8.1     95     9.3    10.7     87
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750   12.1    14.0     86    13.0    17.3     75
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700    7.0     7.0    100     8.1     9.6     84
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    8.6     9.6     90    10.6    13.2     80
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   92                     82


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360   15.0    13.8    109    13.5    12.8    105
 BURNT MTN                5880    5.7     2.4    238    11.8     7.8    151
 CANYON                   7870    7.7     8.1     95     9.3    10.7     87
 COLE CREEK               7850   12.7     8.3    153     8.9     7.6    117
 EVENING STAR             9200   20.9    16.2    129    21.5    17.8    121
 FISHER CREEK             9100   22.5    20.5    110    19.7    20.6     96
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350    7.2     6.3    114     7.9     8.2     96
 PARKER PEAK              9400   16.8    12.9    130    15.5    11.3    137
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420   13.3    12.9    103    15.6    14.8    105
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    7.7     9.6     80     8.2    12.2     67
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   19.6    17.4    113    16.2    17.2     94
 WHITE MILL               8700   16.8    14.5    116    14.4    15.3     94
 WOLVERINE                7650    9.4     7.0    134     7.9     8.1     98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  117                    104


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M     8.3       *     -M    10.4       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400    4.5      -M       *    6.2      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    6.0     4.5    133     7.8     6.2    126
 DEER PARK                9700    5.8     9.3     62     8.4    12.2     69
 HOBBS PARK              10100    8.0     7.9    101     7.4     7.8     95
 KIRWIN                   9550    8.9     5.8    153     8.1     7.2    112
 LITTLE WARM              9370    7.3     6.3    116     8.6     8.1    106
 OWL CREEK                8975    4.1     3.1    132     4.0     3.6    111
 SOUTH PASS               9040    7.4     8.7     85     6.9    10.9     63
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    3.4     4.2     81     6.0     5.3    113
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   16.0    14.9    107    15.8    15.8    100
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    4.1     5.1     80     5.0     7.0     71
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  102                     93


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380   15.3    10.8    142    11.6    10.6    109
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    6.6     3.4    194     6.9     5.1    135
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   12.1     9.8    123     9.2     9.6     96
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    7.7     4.9    157     8.3     6.4    130
 KIRWIN                   9550    8.9     5.8    153     8.1     7.2    112
 MARQUETTE                8760    5.2      -M       *    7.2      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   10.8     6.3    171     9.0     7.3    123
 OWL CREEK                8975    4.1     3.1    132     4.0     3.6    111
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    9.4     6.4    147     9.8     7.8    126
 SHELL CREEK              9580   10.9     9.1    120     9.0     8.9    101
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    3.9     2.9    134     5.6     4.5    124
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  144                    115


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780   16.8    14.7    114    14.3    13.2    108
 EVENING STAR             9200   20.9    16.2    129    21.5    17.8    121
 MARQUETTE                8760    5.2      -M       *    7.2      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    8.3     7.8    106    12.2    11.8    103
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M     9.5       *     -M    10.4       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  119                    112


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    6.6     3.4    194     6.9     5.1    135
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860   11.6     8.2    141    10.1     7.9    128
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    7.7     4.9    157     8.3     6.4    130
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    4.9     4.0    122     6.9     5.0    138
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   10.8     6.3    171     9.0     7.3    123
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    9.4     6.4    147     9.8     7.8    126
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    5.3      -M       *    6.6      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  154                    129


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990    5.6     4.9    114     7.9     6.5    122
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   12.1     9.8    123     9.2     9.6     96
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    8.4     6.6    127     9.5     7.4    128
 DOME LAKE                8880    6.6     6.8     97     6.7     8.3     81
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870    6.4      -M       *    9.0      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880   10.1     7.0    144    11.1     8.6    129
 TIE CREEK                6870    4.4     3.4    129     9.0     7.0    129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  123                    113


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910    4.2     3.2    131    10.7     5.6    191
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  131                    191


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890    6.7     4.6    146    13.3     7.7    173
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130    6.3     4.2    150    12.0     6.2    194
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  148                    182


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960   15.0    13.1    115    14.9    14.0    106
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820   20.7      -M       *   21.0      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160   19.3    14.5    133    18.1    16.3    111
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   11.4    12.2     93    15.1    13.5    112
 JOE WRIGHT              10120   11.4    12.9     88    16.3    15.9    103
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    4.9     5.4     91     6.5     7.5     87
 MED BOW                 10500   19.2      -M       *   24.6      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130   20.4    15.9    128    21.4    16.8    127
 NEVER SUMMER            10280   13.1    12.4    106    11.4      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000   19.4    19.0    102    22.5    22.2    101
 RAWAH                    9020    8.7     6.1    143    11.4     9.0    127
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    6.7     8.3     81     8.3     9.8     85
 SAND LAKE               10050   19.1    16.3    117    18.7    15.0    125
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    7.6     7.3    104    10.4     9.5    109
 TOWER                   10500   28.8    27.2    106    27.2    25.3    108
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250   14.2    13.5    105    16.9    16.9    100
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    8.0     7.5    107     9.1     8.3    110
 ZIRKEL                   9340   20.6    18.3    113    20.0    18.7    107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  109                    108


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700    5.8     9.3     62     8.4    12.2     69
 LARSEN CREEK             9000    4.6      -M       *    7.1      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040    7.4     8.7     85     6.9    10.9     63
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   73                     66


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900     -M     7.5       *     -M     9.0       *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    4.9     5.4     91     6.5     7.5     87
 RENO HILL                8400   11.0     7.6    145    13.1     8.8    149
 WINDY PEAK               7900    4.0     4.1     98     6.6     6.3    105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  116                    116


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240   16.7    12.0    139    14.6    12.8    114
 CINNABAR PARK            9574   14.7    13.1    112    18.2    15.8    115
 CROW CREEK               8330    5.6     5.7     98     7.5     6.4    117
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   14.0    10.0    140    13.9    10.2    136
 RAWAH                    9020    8.7     6.1    143    11.4     9.0    127
 ROACH                    9700   10.9     9.9    110    13.5    11.7    115
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  124                    120


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920    7.7      -M       *    9.0      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330    5.6     5.7     98     7.5     6.4    117
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   14.0    10.0    140    13.9    10.2    136
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  125                    129


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    7.5     7.0    107    11.9     9.6    124
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   11.4    12.2     93    15.1    13.5    112
 ELK RIVER                8700   12.7    11.1    114    14.2    12.6    113
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915   17.4    15.4    113    20.7    20.4    101
 OLD BATTLE              10000   19.4    19.0    102    22.5    22.2    101
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    6.7     8.3     81     8.3     9.8     85
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    8.1     8.0    101    12.4    11.9    104
 WHISKEY PARK             8950   23.9    15.8    151    25.6    17.7    145
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  111                    111


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    6.8     8.1     84     6.4     8.3     77
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   15.6    13.7    114    11.4    12.8     89
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    8.1     6.8    119     7.0     7.7     91
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    8.5     7.4    115     7.9     8.4     94
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    8.2     8.3     99     7.2     8.2     88
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    9.5     8.2    116     9.2     8.8    105
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    8.4     7.8    108     9.5     9.2    103
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    9.8     9.4    104    11.2    11.2    100
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    6.8     6.8    100     5.7     7.0     81
 POCKET CREEK             9360    5.3      -M       *    6.0      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    9.0     7.4    122     9.2     9.2    100
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   15.2    14.3    106    15.2    15.3     99
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500   14.7    13.1    112    16.8    15.9    106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  108                     96


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870    4.2      -M       *    7.4      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700    6.9      -M       *    9.1      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360    3.3      -M       *    6.2      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840    6.4     7.0     91     6.6     7.2     92
 HEWINTA                  9519    4.5     5.6     80     7.8     8.6     91
 HICKERSON PARK           9145    4.8     3.8    126     6.2     6.1    102
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150    4.1     4.0    102     5.9     5.7    104
 INDIAN CREEK             9425   12.5    14.5     86    11.5    13.9     83
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    8.5     8.9     96    10.3    11.5     90
 SPIRIT LK               10235    6.0      -M       *    9.1      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    6.7     8.6     78     9.5     9.8     97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   91                     92


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777    4.7      -M       *    7.3      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950    9.3    10.5     89     9.5    12.3     77
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000    3.8      -M       *    4.3      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993   11.5    13.3     86    12.5    15.6     80
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    7.2     8.5     85    11.1    13.0     85
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    8.5     8.9     96    10.3    11.5     90
 LILY LAKE                9156    7.7     7.4    104     9.2    10.6     87
 MONTE CRISTO             8960   12.0    15.8     76    11.8    16.2     73
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    7.6     7.7     99     9.7    10.6     92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   88                     83

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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.