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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: FEBRUARY 25 , 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   17.5    13.2    133    18.2    16.9    108
 BLACK BEAR               8170   28.1    28.7     98    26.7    30.1     89
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   27.6    17.4    159    18.0    15.7    115
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670   24.9    16.2    154    26.7    19.1    140
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930   13.7     7.7    178    12.2     9.4    130
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260   34.3    28.9    119    25.9    24.3    107
 GRANITE CREEK            6770   17.8    13.3    134    18.1    16.2    112
 GRASSY LAKE              7265   27.5    25.4    108    26.4    29.0     91
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750   12.0     9.4    128    11.3     9.9    114
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820   15.4    10.3    150    14.3    10.6    135
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850   26.4    25.0    106      -M    28.3       *
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200   25.4    19.2    132    25.4    22.3    114
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760   14.6    10.3    142    15.8    13.2    120
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920   15.3    13.9    110    18.4    18.3    101
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   28.8    17.8    162    27.3    18.9    144
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980   12.4    11.7    106    11.8    14.3     83
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   25.2    17.3    146    24.3    19.0    128
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   29.2    21.2    138      -M    21.2       *
 WILLOW CREEK             8380   30.4    21.8    139      -M    26.2       *
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M    11.4       *     -M    12.4       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  130                    112


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170   28.1    28.7     98    26.7    30.1     89
 CANYON                   7870   10.9    10.2    107    12.6    12.8     98
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750   16.1    17.4     93    16.6    20.7     80
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700    9.8     8.6    114    10.9    11.4     96
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800   11.8    11.7    101    13.8    16.0     86
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  100                     89


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360   22.6    16.1    140    20.9    15.4    136
 BURNT MTN                5880    7.2     4.0    180    13.6     9.1    149
 CANYON                   7870   10.9    10.2    107    12.6    12.8     98
 COLE CREEK               7850   14.5     9.2    158    10.5     8.8    119
 EVENING STAR             9200   29.7    18.8    158    29.5    21.7    136
 FISHER CREEK             9100   32.2    25.1    128    27.6    25.0    110
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350   11.4     7.8    146    11.5     9.7    119
 PARKER PEAK              9400   23.1    15.5    149    19.7    13.7    144
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420   17.8    15.5    115    20.4    17.6    116
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980   12.4    11.7    106    11.8    14.3     83
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   29.2    21.2    138      -M    21.2       *
 WHITE MILL               8700   24.2    17.9    135    20.7    18.6    111
 WOLVERINE                7650   14.1     8.4    168    12.5     9.7    129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  137                    120


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M    10.5       *     -M    12.4       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400    9.0      -M       *   10.6      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    9.1     5.4    169    11.2     7.3    153
 DEER PARK                9700    9.3    10.6     88    13.3    14.8     90
 HOBBS PARK              10100   10.9     9.3    117     9.7     9.2    105
 KIRWIN                   9550   15.1     6.7    225    12.7     8.6    148
 LITTLE WARM              9370   11.5     7.7    149    13.6     9.6    142
 OWL CREEK                8975    5.7     3.8    150     5.6     4.2    133
 SOUTH PASS               9040   11.7    11.0    106    10.8    13.2     82
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    3.5     5.0     70     6.7     6.3    106
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   25.2    17.3    146    24.3    19.0    128
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    5.1     6.2     82     6.1     8.4     73
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  129                    113


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380   19.3    14.2    136    14.5    12.6    115
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    8.1     4.2    193     8.2     6.0    137
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   16.1    11.5    140    12.3    11.4    108
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    8.9     6.4    139     9.3     7.6    122
 KIRWIN                   9550   15.1     6.7    225    12.7     8.6    148
 MARQUETTE                8760    8.9      -M       *    9.6      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   12.2     7.7    158    10.1     8.4    120
 OWL CREEK                8975    5.7     3.8    150     5.6     4.2    133
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480   12.2     7.7    158    12.8     9.3    138
 SHELL CREEK              9580   14.5    11.0    132    12.3    10.3    119
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    5.0     3.1    161     6.6     5.1    129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  153                    125


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780   24.8    16.8    148    21.9    15.8    139
 EVENING STAR             9200   29.7    18.8    158    29.5    21.7    136
 MARQUETTE                8760    8.9      -M       *    9.6      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120   12.1     9.0    134    16.2    13.6    119
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M    11.4       *     -M    12.4       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  149                    132


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    8.1     4.2    193     8.2     6.0    137
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860   15.1    10.1    150    13.2     9.3    142
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    8.9     6.4    139     9.3     7.6    122
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    6.9     4.5    153     8.9     5.9    151
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   12.2     7.7    158    10.1     8.4    120
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480   12.2     7.7    158    12.8     9.3    138
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    8.6      -M       *    8.2      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  156                    134


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990    7.7     6.0    128     9.7     7.6    128
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   16.1    11.5    140    12.3    11.4    108
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880   10.5     8.0    131    11.4     8.7    131
 DOME LAKE                8880   10.4     8.4    124     9.6     9.7     99
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870    8.8      -M       *   11.4      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880   12.5     8.6    145    13.9    10.2    136
 TIE CREEK                6870    5.8     4.2    138    10.6     8.0    132
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  135                    121


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910    5.5     4.9    112    11.7     6.9    170
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  112                    170


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890    8.0     6.2    129    14.7     9.1    162
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130    7.7     5.8    133    13.3     7.3    182
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  131                    171


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960   21.6    16.0    135    21.4    17.2    124
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820   28.5      -M       *   26.9      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160   28.3    19.2    147      -M    19.8       *
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   14.3    15.2     94    17.9    16.4    109
 JOE WRIGHT              10120   15.6    15.9     98    25.2    19.4    130
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    5.9     7.5     79     7.5     9.1     82
 MED BOW                 10500   14.6      -M       *   28.4      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     -M    20.4       *     -M    20.4       *
 NEVER SUMMER            10280   19.0    15.6    122    15.1      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000   25.7    23.5    109    29.4    27.2    108
 RAWAH                    9020   10.9     8.3    131    13.6    10.5    130
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    8.9    10.4     86     9.9    11.5     86
 SAND LAKE               10050   24.2    20.5    118    23.6    18.4    128
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    9.1     9.8     93    11.5    11.4    101
 TOWER                   10500   41.4    35.4    117      -M    31.0       *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250   19.7    18.2    108    22.1    20.6    107
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540   10.9     9.2    118    11.7    10.0    117
 ZIRKEL                   9340   33.0    22.5    147    27.4    22.8    120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  117                    114


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700    9.3    10.6     88    13.3    14.8     90
 LARSEN CREEK             9000    9.9     9.2    108    11.8      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040   11.7    11.0    106    10.8    13.2     82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  100                     86


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900     -M     9.7       *     -M    10.8       *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    5.9     7.5     79     7.5     9.1     82
 RENO HILL                8400   12.0     9.5    126    14.2    10.8    131
 WINDY PEAK               7900    5.4     5.6     96     8.0     7.6    105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  103                    108


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240   23.9    14.6    164    23.2    15.6    149
 CINNABAR PARK            9574   17.9    16.6    108    20.6    19.2    107
 CROW CREEK               8330    6.5     6.6     98     9.1     7.6    120
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   19.3    12.2    158    18.5    12.4    149
 RAWAH                    9020   10.9     8.3    131    13.6    10.5    130
 ROACH                    9700   15.5    12.1    128    18.5    14.3    129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  134                    130


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920    9.2      -M       *   10.7      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330    6.5     6.6     98     9.1     7.6    120
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   19.3    12.2    158    18.5    12.4    149
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  137                    138


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    8.8     9.5     93    13.4    11.8    114
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   14.3    15.2     94    17.9    16.4    109
 ELK RIVER                8700   16.6    14.7    113    17.7    15.6    113
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915   23.9    19.4    123    28.5    24.4    117
 OLD BATTLE              10000   25.7    23.5    109    29.4    27.2    108
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    8.9    10.4     86     9.9    11.5     86
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    9.7    10.3     94    14.4    14.7     98
 WHISKEY PARK             8950   31.4    20.7    152    30.8    21.9    141
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  113                    113


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080   11.8     9.7    122    11.1    10.2    109
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   27.6    17.4    159    18.0    15.7    115
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930   13.7     7.7    178    12.2     9.4    130
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400   14.1     9.2    153    13.1    10.3    127
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750   12.0     9.4    128    11.3     9.9    114
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820   15.4    10.3    150    14.3    10.6    135
 KENDALL R.S.             7740   16.7     9.6    174    17.0    11.4    149
 LOOMIS PARK              8240   18.3    11.4    161    19.1    13.8    138
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340   12.5     7.9    158    10.5     8.6    122
 POCKET CREEK             9360   10.0      -M       *   10.2      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060   17.0     9.3    183    16.8    11.3    149
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   28.8    17.8    162    27.3    18.9    144
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500   27.9    16.4    170    29.4    19.8    148
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  159                    133


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870    6.4      -M       *   10.2      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700   10.5      -M       *   12.1      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360    6.8      -M       *    7.9      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840   13.4     8.9    151    11.7     9.0    130
 HEWINTA                  9519    7.4     7.6     97    10.6    10.5    101
 HICKERSON PARK           9145    5.8     5.6    104     6.9     7.4     93
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150    5.3     5.4     98     7.0     6.9    101
 INDIAN CREEK             9425   25.3    18.2    139    21.3    17.4    122
 KELLEY R.S.              8180   15.3    11.6    132    17.0    14.3    119
 SPIRIT LK               10235    6.7      -M       *   10.1      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200   14.4    11.1    130    12.4    12.0    103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  127                    112


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777    7.0      -M       *    9.2      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950   17.3    14.3    121    15.4    15.2    101
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000    5.3      -M       *    5.3      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993   16.4    17.7     93    16.8    19.0     88
 HAYDEN FORK              9212   11.7    11.6    101    15.6    16.0     98
 KELLEY R.S.              8180   15.3    11.6    132    17.0    14.3    119
 LILY LAKE                9156   10.3     9.9    104    11.7    12.9     91
 MONTE CRISTO             8960   20.0    20.0    100    18.7    20.0     94
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760   14.6    10.3    142    15.8    13.2    120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  111                    100

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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.