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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: FEBRUARY 17 , 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   16.4    12.8    128    17.4    15.7    111
 BLACK BEAR               8170   26.7    27.3     98    25.1    28.2     89
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   24.3    16.3    149    17.1    14.6    117
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670   22.1    15.0    147    23.4    17.9    131
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930   12.4     7.4    168    11.0     8.6    128
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260   33.7    26.9    125    24.9    23.4    106
 GRANITE CREEK            6770   16.0    12.6    127    16.8    15.2    111
 GRASSY LAKE              7265   26.4    24.3    109    25.8    27.2     95
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750   10.8     9.0    120    10.0     9.2    109
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820   13.8     9.6    144    12.8    10.0    128
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850   24.4    23.5    104    25.7    26.4     97
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200   22.5    18.1    124    22.8    20.7    110
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760   12.9     9.5    136    14.2    12.2    116
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920   14.3    13.3    108    17.1    17.3     99
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   24.8    16.5    150    23.7    17.6    135
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980   11.1    10.9    102    10.9    13.4     81
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   22.2    16.6    134    21.9    17.8    123
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   26.5    19.7    135    19.9    19.7    101
 WILLOW CREEK             8380   26.8    19.8    135    28.8    24.4    118
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M    11.0       *     -M    11.7       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  126                    109


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170   26.7    27.3     98    25.1    28.2     89
 CANYON                   7870   10.1     9.5    106    11.7    12.0     98
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750   15.2    15.9     96    15.7    19.2     82
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700    9.1     7.8    117    10.3    10.8     95
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800   11.2    10.9    103    13.2    14.9     89
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  101                     89


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360   19.3    15.5    125    17.9    14.5    123
 BURNT MTN                5880    6.5     3.6    181    13.3     8.8    151
 CANYON                   7870   10.1     9.5    106    11.7    12.0     98
 COLE CREEK               7850   13.4     8.9    151     9.4     8.4    112
 EVENING STAR             9200   26.1    17.8    147    26.8    20.4    131
 FISHER CREEK             9100   28.6    23.6    121    24.8    23.4    106
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350    9.6     7.5    128    10.0     9.3    108
 PARKER PEAK              9400   20.7    14.3    145    18.5    12.8    145
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420   16.8    14.4    117    19.1    16.6    115
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980   11.1    10.9    102    10.9    13.4     81
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   26.5    19.7    135    19.9    19.7    101
 WHITE MILL               8700   21.2    16.4    129    18.3    17.5    105
 WOLVERINE                7650   12.7     8.0    159    10.8     9.2    117
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  131                    114


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M     9.7       *     -M    11.7       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400    7.8      -M       *    9.3      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    8.2     5.2    158    10.1     6.8    149
 DEER PARK                9700     -M     9.9       *   12.3    14.1     87
 HOBBS PARK              10100   10.2     8.7    117     8.8     8.7    101
 KIRWIN                   9550   13.2     6.2    213    11.4     8.1    141
 LITTLE WARM              9370   10.1     7.4    136    11.9     9.0    132
 OWL CREEK                8975    5.1     3.4    150     5.1     3.9    131
 SOUTH PASS               9040   11.0    10.3    107    10.1    12.3     82
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    3.2     4.6     70     5.8     5.9     98
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   22.2    16.6    134    21.9    17.8    123
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    4.6     5.9     78     5.6     8.0     70
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  129                    109


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380   17.1    13.2    130    13.0    11.9    109
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    7.5     3.8    197     7.8     5.7    137
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   14.0    10.9    128    10.5    10.7     98
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    8.4     5.7    147     8.8     7.2    122
 KIRWIN                   9550   13.2     6.2    213    11.4     8.1    141
 MARQUETTE                8760    6.7      -M       *    8.7      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   11.1     7.2    154     9.7     8.1    120
 OWL CREEK                8975    5.1     3.4    150     5.1     3.9    131
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480   10.9     7.3    149    11.4     8.8    130
 SHELL CREEK              9580   12.6    10.2    124    10.5     9.8    107
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    4.5     3.1    145     6.2     4.9    127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  147                    119


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780   22.5    15.7    143    19.4    14.9    130
 EVENING STAR             9200   26.1    17.8    147    26.8    20.4    131
 MARQUETTE                8760    6.7      -M       *    8.7      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120   10.9     8.7    125    15.4    13.1    118
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M    11.0       *     -M    11.7       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  141                    127


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    7.5     3.8    197     7.8     5.7    137
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860   13.4     9.7    138    11.5     8.8    131
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    8.4     5.7    147     8.8     7.2    122
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    6.1     4.3    142     8.2     5.5    149
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   11.1     7.2    154     9.7     8.1    120
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480   10.9     7.3    149    11.4     8.8    130
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    7.5      -M       *    7.4      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  151                    130


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990    6.8     5.7    119     8.7     7.3    119
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   14.0    10.9    128    10.5    10.7     98
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    9.6     7.5    128    10.5     8.3    127
 DOME LAKE                8880    8.6     7.9    109     8.1     9.2     88
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870    7.8      -M       *   10.3      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880   11.4     8.1    141    12.5     9.7    129
 TIE CREEK                6870    5.4     3.9    138    10.1     7.8    129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  127                    114


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910    5.4     4.5    120    11.4     6.6    173
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  120                    173


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890    7.8     5.7    137    14.3     8.7    164
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130    7.3     5.4    135    13.0     7.1    183
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  136                    173


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960   19.9    14.9    134    19.9    16.2    123
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820   26.4      -M       *   26.9      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160   26.3    17.5    150      -M    18.7       *
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   13.5    14.1     96    17.4    15.6    112
 JOE WRIGHT              10120   14.8    14.8    100    23.8    18.1    131
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    5.6     6.7     84     7.3     8.5     86
 MED BOW                 10500   16.8      -M       *   28.6      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     -M    19.3       *     -M    19.1       *
 NEVER SUMMER            10280   17.5    14.2    123    14.0      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000   24.3    22.2    109    27.8    25.7    108
 RAWAH                    9020   10.6     7.5    141    13.2     9.9    133
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    8.4     9.8     86     9.7    11.0     88
 SAND LAKE               10050   22.8    18.7    122    22.2    17.2    129
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    8.8     8.6    102    11.3    10.6    107
 TOWER                   10500   39.8    32.8    121    27.5    29.1     95
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250   18.6    16.8    111    21.0    19.3    109
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540   10.2     8.6    119    11.1     9.4    118
 ZIRKEL                   9340   30.1    21.0    143    25.5    21.6    118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  119                    112


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700     -M     9.9       *   12.3    14.1     87
 LARSEN CREEK             9000    8.8     8.6    102    10.9      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040   11.0    10.3    107    10.1    12.3     82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  105                     85


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900     -M     9.0       *     -M    10.2       *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    5.6     6.7     84     7.3     8.5     86
 RENO HILL                8400   11.8     8.9    133    13.9    10.2    136
 WINDY PEAK               7900    5.1     5.2     98     7.6     7.2    106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  108                    111


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240   21.9    13.9    158    21.2    14.6    145
 CINNABAR PARK            9574   17.4    16.0    109    20.5    18.3    112
 CROW CREEK               8330    6.5     6.4    102     8.2     7.2    114
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   17.6    11.5    153    17.0    11.6    147
 RAWAH                    9020   10.6     7.5    141    13.2     9.9    133
 ROACH                    9700     -M    11.6       *     -M    13.4       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  134                    130


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920    8.7      -M       *   10.2      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330    6.5     6.4    102     8.2     7.2    114
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   17.6    11.5    153    17.0    11.6    147
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  135                    134


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    9.0     8.7    103    13.3    11.1    120
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   13.5    14.1     96    17.4    15.6    112
 ELK RIVER                8700   15.7    13.8    114    17.0    14.6    116
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915   22.9    18.4    124    27.6    23.3    118
 OLD BATTLE              10000   24.3    22.2    109    27.8    25.7    108
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    8.4     9.8     86     9.7    11.0     88
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    9.8     9.9     99    14.3    13.8    104
 WHISKEY PARK             8950   29.9    19.3    155    30.6    20.6    149
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  115                    116


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080   10.8     9.0    120    10.2     9.4    109
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   24.3    16.3    149    17.1    14.6    117
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930   12.4     7.4    168    11.0     8.6    128
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400   12.7     8.6    148    11.8     9.5    124
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750   10.8     9.0    120    10.0     9.2    109
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820   13.8     9.6    144    12.8    10.0    128
 KENDALL R.S.             7740   14.2     9.0    158    14.8    10.5    141
 LOOMIS PARK              8240   16.3    10.6    154    17.4    12.7    137
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340   10.9     7.5    145     9.2     7.9    116
 POCKET CREEK             9360    9.3      -M       *    9.6      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060   14.8     9.0    164    14.5    10.5    138
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   24.8    16.5    150    23.7    17.6    135
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500   23.7    15.5    153    25.5    18.2    140
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  148                    128


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870    6.0      -M       *    9.6      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700    9.7      -M       *   11.3      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360    5.1      -M       *    7.4      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840   11.8     8.4    140    10.6     8.3    128
 HEWINTA                  9519    6.6     7.0     94     9.9     9.9    100
 HICKERSON PARK           9145    5.5     5.1    108     6.7     7.0     96
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150    5.2     4.8    108     6.7     6.5    103
 INDIAN CREEK             9425   22.3    16.6    134    19.1    16.1    119
 KELLEY R.S.              8180   13.9    10.7    130    15.5    13.2    117
 SPIRIT LK               10235    6.5      -M       *    9.9      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200   13.6    10.3    132    11.7    11.2    104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  125                    111


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777    6.4      -M       *    8.7      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950   16.7    13.3    126    15.1    14.1    107
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000    5.3      -M       *    5.1      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993   15.5    16.1     96    16.1    17.8     90
 HAYDEN FORK              9212   10.9    11.0     99    14.6    14.9     98
 KELLEY R.S.              8180   13.9    10.7    130    15.5    13.2    117
 LILY LAKE                9156    9.6     9.0    107    11.1    12.1     92
 MONTE CRISTO             8960   19.2    18.9    102    18.1    18.6     97
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760   12.9     9.5    136    14.2    12.2    116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  112                    102

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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.