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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: MARCH 3 , 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   19.5    13.6    143    20.4    17.4    117
 BLACK BEAR               8170   31.2    29.9    104    29.4    31.3     94
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   31.1    18.2    171    20.4    16.1    127
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670   26.6    17.2    155    28.5    19.8    144
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930   15.2     8.3    183    13.5     9.6    141
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260   40.6    30.5    133    30.2    25.0    121
 GRANITE CREEK            6770   20.2    13.9    145    20.0    16.6    120
 GRASSY LAKE              7265   31.6    26.4    120    31.4    29.8    105
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750   13.5    10.0    135    12.9    10.2    126
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820   17.3    10.7    162    16.2    11.0    147
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850   29.7    25.3    117    30.3    29.2    104
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200   28.9    19.9    145    27.3    23.0    119
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760   16.3    10.7    152    17.1    13.6    126
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920   17.9    14.4    124    20.5    18.8    109
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   31.2    18.8    166    28.3    19.4    146
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980   13.5    12.4    109    12.7    14.8     86
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   27.3    18.1    151    24.6    19.6    126
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   32.1    21.7    148    20.5    21.9     94
 WILLOW CREEK             8380   33.3    22.6    147    31.3    27.1    115
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M    11.7       *     -M    12.8       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  139                    116


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170   31.2    29.9    104    29.4    31.3     94
 CANYON                   7870   11.7    10.7    109    13.4    13.2    102
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750   17.8    18.0     99    18.0    21.5     84
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700   10.7     9.1    118    11.8    11.8    100
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800   13.2    12.1    109    15.3    16.5     93
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  106                     93


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360   24.5    17.1    143    22.8    15.9    143
 BURNT MTN                5880    8.2     4.1    200    14.8     9.6    154
 CANYON                   7870   11.7    10.7    109    13.4    13.2    102
 COLE CREEK               7850   15.2    10.2    149    11.2     9.2    122
 EVENING STAR             9200   32.1    19.4    165    31.5    22.3    141
 FISHER CREEK             9100   34.5    26.0    133    30.1    25.8    117
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350   12.6     8.3    152    12.5    10.0    125
 PARKER PEAK              9400   24.8    16.2    153    20.8    14.2    146
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420   19.3    16.0    121    21.9    18.1    121
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980   13.5    12.4    109    12.7    14.8     86
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   32.1    21.7    148    20.5    21.9     94
 WHITE MILL               8700   26.7    18.5    144    22.9    19.2    119
 WOLVERINE                7650   15.4     8.6    179    14.1    10.1    140
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  143                    122


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M    10.8       *     -M    12.9       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400   10.0      -M       *   11.6      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    9.7     5.6    173    11.9     7.6    157
 DEER PARK                9700   11.6    10.9    106    15.6    15.4    101
 HOBBS PARK              10100   12.0     9.9    121    10.8     9.6    112
 KIRWIN                   9550   16.1     7.1    227    13.2     8.8    150
 LITTLE WARM              9370   12.8     8.1    158    14.9     9.9    151
 OWL CREEK                8975    6.1     4.0    152     6.1     4.4    139
 SOUTH PASS               9040   13.8    11.6    119    12.8    13.6     94
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    4.0     5.3     75     7.1     6.6    108
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   27.3    18.1    151    24.6    19.6    126
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    5.8     6.7     87     6.6     8.7     76
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  137                    119


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380   20.0    15.0    133    15.3    13.3    115
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    8.4     4.5    187     8.5     6.2    137
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   17.2    12.3    140    13.4    11.9    113
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    9.2     7.0    131     9.5     8.0    119
 KIRWIN                   9550   16.1     7.1    227    13.2     8.8    150
 MARQUETTE                8760    9.3      -M       *    9.9      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   12.5     8.2    152    10.4     8.8    118
 OWL CREEK                8975    6.1     4.0    152     6.1     4.4    139
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480   12.8     8.0    160    13.5     9.7    139
 SHELL CREEK              9580   15.7    11.8    133    13.4    10.7    125
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    5.3     3.9    136     6.9     5.3    130
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  151                    127


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780   26.7    17.5    153    23.6    16.2    146
 EVENING STAR             9200   32.1    19.4    165    31.5    22.3    141
 MARQUETTE                8760    9.3      -M       *    9.9      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120   13.5     9.6    141    17.7    14.0    126
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M    11.7       *     -M    12.8       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  155                    139


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    8.4     4.5    187     8.5     6.2    137
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860   15.7    10.5    150    13.8     9.7    142
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    9.2     7.0    131     9.5     8.0    119
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    7.6     4.7    162     9.7     6.2    156
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   12.5     8.2    152    10.4     8.8    118
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480   12.8     8.0    160    13.5     9.7    139
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    9.5      -M       *    8.9      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  154                    135


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990    8.4     6.3    133    10.5     8.0    131
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   17.2    12.3    140    13.4    11.9    113
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880   11.2     8.4    133    12.3     9.1    135
 DOME LAKE                8880   11.2     8.8    127    10.4    10.0    104
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870    9.6      -M       *   12.2      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880   13.2     9.1    145    14.7    10.7    137
 TIE CREEK                6870    6.5     4.4    148    11.4     8.6    133
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  137                    125


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910    5.4     4.9    110    12.2     7.2    169
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  110                    169


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890    8.3     6.4    130    15.1     9.5    159
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130    8.0     6.0    133    13.7     7.7    178
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  131                    167


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960   22.8    16.9    135    22.2    17.9    124
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820   30.9      -M       *   27.2      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160   29.9    20.1    149      -M    20.6       *
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   15.3    16.1     95    18.8    16.9    111
 JOE WRIGHT              10120   16.9    16.9    100    26.7    20.1    133
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    6.8     7.8     87     8.3     9.4     88
 MED BOW                 10500   14.2      -M       *   28.3      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     -M    21.2       *     -M    21.2       *
 NEVER SUMMER            10280   20.6    16.3    126    16.0      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000   27.8    24.2    115    31.2    28.1    111
 RAWAH                    9020   11.3     8.8    128    14.0    11.0    127
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    9.6    10.7     90    10.6    11.8     90
 SAND LAKE               10050   26.3    21.3    123    25.5    19.1    134
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    9.7    10.4     93    11.9    11.8    101
 TOWER                   10500   44.5    36.7    121      -M    32.3       *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250   21.8    18.9    115    23.9    21.3    112
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540   11.7     9.7    121    12.3    10.4    118
 ZIRKEL                   9340   36.7    23.3    158    27.3    23.6    116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  121                    116


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700   11.6    10.9    106    15.6    15.4    101
 LARSEN CREEK             9000   12.0     9.7    124    13.8      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040   13.8    11.6    119    12.8    13.6     94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  116                     98


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900     -M    10.4       *     -M    11.2       *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    6.8     7.8     87     8.3     9.4     88
 RENO HILL                8400   12.9    10.3    125    15.3    11.2    137
 WINDY PEAK               7900    6.6     5.8    114     9.2     7.8    118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  110                    115


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240   26.0    15.3    170    24.9    16.2    154
 CINNABAR PARK            9574   19.8    17.3    114    20.4    19.8    103
 CROW CREEK               8330    6.3     6.8     93     9.6     7.9    122
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   20.4    12.5    163    19.3    12.9    150
 RAWAH                    9020   11.3     8.8    128    14.0    11.0    127
 ROACH                    9700     -M    12.6       *     -M    14.8       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  138                    130


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920    9.8      -M       *   11.2      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330    6.3     6.8     93     9.6     7.9    122
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   20.4    12.5    163    19.3    12.9    150
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  138                    139


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    9.8     9.9     99    14.6    12.2    120
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880   15.3    16.1     95    18.8    16.9    111
 ELK RIVER                8700   18.7    15.8    118    19.2    16.1    119
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915   26.0    19.8    131    30.0    25.2    119
 OLD BATTLE              10000   27.8    24.2    115    31.2    28.1    111
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    9.6    10.7     90    10.6    11.8     90
 SANDSTONE RS             8150   10.4    10.7     97    15.2    15.2    100
 WHISKEY PARK             8950   33.8    21.8    155    31.1    22.6    138
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  117                    115


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080   14.1    10.2    138    13.2    10.6    125
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   31.1    18.2    171    20.4    16.1    127
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930   15.2     8.3    183    13.5     9.6    141
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400   15.6     9.5    164    14.8    10.6    140
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750   13.5    10.0    135    12.9    10.2    126
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820   17.3    10.7    162    16.2    11.0    147
 KENDALL R.S.             7740   19.8     9.9    200    17.3    11.8    147
 LOOMIS PARK              8240   21.2    11.9    178    21.4    14.2    151
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340   14.5     8.3    175    12.2     8.8    139
 POCKET CREEK             9360   11.6      -M       *   11.6      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060   18.1     9.9    183    17.7    11.7    151
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   31.2    18.8    166    28.3    19.4    146
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500   30.5    17.1    178    31.8    20.5    155
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  170                    142


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870    6.9      -M       *   10.9      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700   11.6      -M       *   13.2      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360    8.0      -M       *    9.6      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840   14.2     9.4    151    12.4     9.2    135
 HEWINTA                  9519    8.6     8.0    108    11.4    11.0    104
 HICKERSON PARK           9145    6.1     6.0    102     7.6     7.6    100
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150    5.6     5.7     98     7.4     7.2    103
 INDIAN CREEK             9425   28.1    19.1    147    22.5    18.0    125
 KELLEY R.S.              8180   17.0    12.2    139    18.6    14.7    127
 SPIRIT LK               10235    7.4      -M       *   10.7      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200   15.1    11.7    129    13.1    12.6    104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  131                    116


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777    8.0      -M       *   10.1      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950   19.5    15.0    130    17.0    15.6    109
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000    5.8      -M       *    5.8      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993   18.6    18.6    100    18.8    19.8     95
 HAYDEN FORK              9212   13.0    12.3    106    16.9    16.6    102
 KELLEY R.S.              8180   17.0    12.2    139    18.6    14.7    127
 LILY LAKE                9156   11.4    10.5    109    12.6    13.4     94
 MONTE CRISTO             8960   22.6    21.5    105    20.8    20.8    100
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760   16.3    10.7    152    17.1    13.6    126
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  117                    106

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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.