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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 SATURDAY: FEBRUARY 8 , 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   12.8    11.2    114    14.0    14.6     96
 BLACK BEAR               8170   22.8    24.7     92    22.1    26.0     85
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   16.9    14.9    113    12.4    13.5     92
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670   15.7    13.6    115    17.4    16.6    105
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    8.9     7.0    127     7.7     8.1     95
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260   28.9    24.6    117    20.8    21.6     96
 GRANITE CREEK            6770   10.6    11.3     94    11.7    14.3     82
 GRASSY LAKE              7265   20.9    21.7     96    21.7    25.1     86
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    8.3     8.7     95     7.6     8.6     88
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820   10.1     8.7    116     9.7     9.4    103
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850   17.9    21.2     84    20.4    24.2     84
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200   15.8    16.5     96    16.6    19.1     87
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    8.9     8.3    107    10.7    11.2     96
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920   11.0    11.9     92    13.9    16.2     86
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   16.7    15.4    108    16.6    16.1    103
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    8.3     9.8     85     8.7    12.7     69
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   17.2    15.6    110    17.0    16.6    102
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   20.8    18.7    111    16.6    18.2     91
 WILLOW CREEK             8380   19.5    18.1    108    22.3    22.5     99
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M    10.1       *     -M    10.9       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  104                     92


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170   22.8    24.7     92    22.1    26.0     85
 CANYON                   7870    8.4     8.6     98     9.9    11.3     88
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750   13.2    14.8     89    14.0    18.1     77
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700    7.7     7.2    107     8.8    10.2     86
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    9.6     9.9     97    11.7    13.9     84
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   95                     84


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360   15.7    14.5    108    14.2    13.4    106
 BURNT MTN                5880    6.1     2.7    226      -M     8.3       *
 CANYON                   7870    8.4     8.6     98     9.9    11.3     88
 COLE CREEK               7850   13.0     8.7    149     9.3     7.9    118
 EVENING STAR             9200   21.8    16.7    131    22.3    18.8    119
 FISHER CREEK             9100   23.6    21.6    109    20.8    21.8     95
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350    7.7     6.7    115     8.4     8.6     98
 PARKER PEAK              9400   17.3    13.5    128    15.8    11.9    133
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420   14.1    13.5    104    16.2    15.5    105
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    8.3     9.8     85     8.7    12.7     69
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   20.8    18.7    111    16.6    18.2     91
 WHITE MILL               8700   17.9    15.3    117    15.2    16.2     94
 WOLVERINE                7650   10.1     7.3    138     8.4     8.5     99
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  117                    101


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M     8.9       *     -M    10.9       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400    5.0      -M       *    6.5      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    6.2     4.8    129     8.3     6.5    128
 DEER PARK                9700    6.1     9.5     64     9.0    13.0     69
 HOBBS PARK              10100    8.4     8.0    105     7.7     8.1     95
 KIRWIN                   9550    9.2     6.1    151     8.3     7.5    111
 LITTLE WARM              9370    8.0     6.6    121     9.4     8.5    111
 OWL CREEK                8975    4.3     3.1    139     4.3     3.7    116
 SOUTH PASS               9040    7.8     9.7     80     7.4    11.5     64
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     -M     4.2       *    6.1     5.6    109
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   17.2    15.6    110    17.0    16.6    102
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    4.3     5.6     77     5.3     7.4     72
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  104                     94


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380   15.8    11.3    140    12.0    11.1    108
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    6.9     3.6    192     7.5     5.3    142
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   12.5    10.0    125     9.2    10.0     92
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    7.7     5.1    151     8.5     6.8    125
 KIRWIN                   9550    9.2     6.1    151     8.3     7.5    111
 MARQUETTE                8760    5.4      -M       *    7.3      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   10.8     6.7    161     9.5     7.7    123
 OWL CREEK                8975    4.3     3.1    139     4.3     3.7    116
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    9.8     6.9    142    10.3     8.2    126
 SHELL CREEK              9580   11.3     9.5    119     9.6     9.2    104
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    4.1     3.1    132     5.5     4.6    120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  141                    114


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780   17.6    15.0    117    15.0    13.8    109
 EVENING STAR             9200   21.8    16.7    131    22.3    18.8    119
 MARQUETTE                8760    5.4      -M       *    7.3      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    8.8     8.0    110    12.9    12.4    104
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M    10.1       *     -M    10.9       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  121                    112


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    6.9     3.6    192     7.5     5.3    142
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860   11.8     8.8    134    10.3     8.2    126
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    7.7     5.1    151     8.5     6.8    125
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    5.1     4.1    124     7.2     5.3    136
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   10.8     6.7    161     9.5     7.7    123
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    9.8     6.9    142    10.3     8.2    126
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    5.4      -M       *    6.8      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  148                    128


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990    6.1     5.1    120     8.4     6.8    124
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   12.5    10.0    125     9.2    10.0     92
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    8.6     7.0    123    10.0     7.8    128
 DOME LAKE                8880    6.8     7.2     94     7.2     8.7     83
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870    7.1      -M       *    9.2      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880   10.2     7.4    138    11.5     9.1    126
 TIE CREEK                6870    4.6     3.6    128     9.1     7.4    123
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  121                    111


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910    5.1     3.7    138    11.0     6.1    180
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  138                    180


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890    6.8     5.2    131    13.3     8.1    164
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130    6.6     4.7    140      -M     6.5       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  135                    164


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960   16.5    13.9    119    16.3    15.0    109
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820   22.8      -M       *   23.0      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160   21.1    15.6    135    18.2    17.1    106
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   12.5    13.3     94    16.2    14.4    112
 JOE WRIGHT              10120   12.1    13.4     90    19.8    16.8    118
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    5.2     5.8     90     7.0     7.9     89
 MED BOW                 10500   17.7      -M       *   25.6      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     -M    16.9       *     -M    17.5       *
 NEVER SUMMER            10280   14.3    13.1    109    12.2      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000   21.2    20.4    104    23.2    23.5     99
 RAWAH                    9020    9.3     6.7    139    11.9     9.4    127
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    7.5     8.9     84     8.8    10.3     85
 SAND LAKE               10050   20.8    17.3    120    20.2    15.8    128
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    8.1     7.6    107    10.8     9.9    109
 TOWER                   10500   31.8    29.5    108    27.3    26.7    102
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250   15.7    15.0    105    18.5    17.8    104
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    8.8     8.0    110     9.8     8.6    114
 ZIRKEL                   9340   23.3    19.4    120    20.9    20.1    104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  110                    107


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700    6.1     9.5     64     9.0    13.0     69
 LARSEN CREEK             9000    5.4      -M       *    7.7      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040    7.8     9.7     80     7.4    11.5     64
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   72                     67


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900     -M     8.0       *     -M     9.4       *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    5.2     5.8     90     7.0     7.9     89
 RENO HILL                8400   11.3     8.2    138    13.0     9.4    138
 WINDY PEAK               7900    4.5     4.4    102     7.1     6.6    108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  114                    113


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240   18.2    12.4    147    16.1    13.5    119
 CINNABAR PARK            9574   15.6    13.8    113    18.5    16.9    109
 CROW CREEK               8330    6.1     5.7    107     7.8     6.6    118
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   14.9    10.6    141    14.3    10.7    134
 RAWAH                    9020    9.3     6.7    139    11.9     9.4    127
 ROACH                    9700   12.0    10.6    113    14.7    12.4    119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  127                    120


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920    8.0      -M       *    9.4      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330    6.1     5.7    107     7.8     6.6    118
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   14.9    10.6    141    14.3    10.7    134
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  129                    128


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    8.1     7.5    108    12.5    10.1    124
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   12.5    13.3     94    16.2    14.4    112
 ELK RIVER                8700   13.7    12.2    112    15.1    13.4    113
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915   19.4    16.6    117    21.2    21.8     97
 OLD BATTLE              10000   21.2    20.4    104    23.2    23.5     99
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    7.5     8.9     84     8.8    10.3     85
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    8.8     8.6    102    13.3    12.5    106
 WHISKEY PARK             8950   25.9    17.1    151    27.1    18.8    144
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  112                    110


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    7.7     8.6     90     7.2     8.7     83
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   16.9    14.9    113    12.4    13.5     92
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    8.9     7.0    127     7.7     8.1     95
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    9.2     7.8    118     8.6     8.9     97
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    8.3     8.7     95     7.6     8.6     88
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820   10.1     8.7    116     9.7     9.4    103
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    9.4     8.1    116    10.4     9.7    107
 LOOMIS PARK              8240   11.0    10.0    110    12.3    11.8    104
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    7.4     7.0    106     6.3     7.4     85
 POCKET CREEK             9360    6.1      -M       *    6.7      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060   10.1     8.2    123    10.1     9.7    104
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   16.7    15.4    108    16.6    16.1    103
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500   16.1    14.0    115    18.1    16.8    108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  111                     99


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870    4.4      -M       *    7.7      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700    7.2      -M       *    9.2      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360    3.3      -M       *    6.4      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840    7.8     7.6    103     7.7     7.6    101
 HEWINTA                  9519    4.6     6.3     73     8.0     9.0     89
 HICKERSON PARK           9145    5.0     4.1    122     6.4     6.4    100
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150    4.1     4.2     98     6.0     6.0    100
 INDIAN CREEK             9425   14.2    15.2     93    13.0    14.8     88
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    9.7     9.5    102    11.5    12.1     95
 SPIRIT LK               10235    6.2      -M       *    9.4      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    7.8     9.2     85     9.9    10.4     95
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   95                     94


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777    5.0      -M       *    7.5      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950   12.3    12.0    102    11.5    13.0     88
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000    4.2      -M       *    4.4      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993   12.4    14.1     88    13.2    16.4     80
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    7.6     9.2     83    11.5    13.8     83
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    9.7     9.5    102    11.5    12.1     95
 LILY LAKE                9156    8.0     7.7    104     9.6    11.2     86
 MONTE CRISTO             8960   14.5    16.8     86    14.0    17.1     82
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    8.9     8.3    107    10.7    11.2     96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   95                     86

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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.