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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 THURSDAY: MAY 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   13.3     5.5    242    29.2    23.5    124
 BLACK BEAR               8170   43.7    36.9    118    46.0    42.8    107
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   38.0    22.6    168    25.3    22.0    115
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670   23.7    13.3    178    38.0    28.6    133
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    5.1     6.6     77    17.2    13.4    128
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260   52.7    46.4    114      -M    35.9       *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770   15.2     6.3    241    27.0    21.9    123
 GRASSY LAKE              7265   33.2    26.7    124    44.7    40.3    111
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750   13.4    10.0    134    16.6    15.2    109
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820   19.9    11.8    169    21.8    16.7    131
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850   39.2    29.5    133    44.5    39.5    113
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200   35.4    23.4    151    38.9    31.6    123
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    8.2     5.7    144    21.4    18.9    113
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    8.5     3.5    243    28.9    25.4    114
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   35.5    24.0    148    35.4    26.9    132
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980   15.2     9.4    162    22.6    21.6    105
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   33.6    25.2    133    36.8    28.3    130
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   39.6    29.7    133    38.5    30.9    125
 WILLOW CREEK             8380   33.6    21.5    156    45.6    38.9    117
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M    15.6       *     -M    18.3       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  142                    119


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170   43.7    36.9    118    46.0    42.8    107
 CANYON                   7870   12.6     8.0    158    19.3    18.6    104
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750   25.2    20.6    122    29.5    29.8     99
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700     .0      .0       *   18.9    16.5    115
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800   15.3    11.5    133    25.0    22.9    109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  126                    106


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360   33.2    23.0    144    33.9    22.8    149
 BURNT MTN                5880    1.2      .0       *   24.4    16.9    144
 CANYON                   7870   12.6     8.0    158    19.3    18.6    104
 COLE CREEK               7850   24.6    17.0    145    20.9    17.4    120
 EVENING STAR             9200   41.1    25.2    163    45.6    31.5    145
 FISHER CREEK             9100   47.7    33.8    141    45.2    36.3    125
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350    6.8     1.0    680    18.6    14.4    129
 PARKER PEAK              9400   37.7    21.7    174    34.4    20.9    165
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420   23.6    18.2    130    34.0    26.0    131
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980   15.2     9.4    162    22.6    21.6    105
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240   39.6    29.7    133    38.5    30.9    125
 WHITE MILL               8700   35.7    24.5    146    33.6    27.2    124
 WOLVERINE                7650    8.8      .4   2200*   21.0    14.4    146
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  155                    131


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M    11.8       *     -M    18.6       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400    1.6      -M       *   14.5      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    2.9     1.6    181    14.9    13.2    113
 DEER PARK                9700   15.7    14.6    108    21.9    24.3     90
 HOBBS PARK              10100   14.5    15.9     91    16.4    17.6     93
 KIRWIN                   9550   19.7    10.8    182    20.9    14.6    143
 LITTLE WARM              9370   11.4     6.9    165    19.5    16.0    122
 OWL CREEK                8975     .4      .5     80*    9.0     8.4    107
 SOUTH PASS               9040   11.8    12.6     94    17.0    21.1     81
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     .8     1.4     57    11.3    12.2     93
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580   33.6    25.2    133    36.8    28.3    130
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    1.1     4.8     23    11.5    15.6     74
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  119                    105


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380   30.2    20.4    148    24.1    20.7    116
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    3.2      .2   1600*   13.0    11.4    114
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   25.0    16.4    152    21.0    19.3    109
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550   10.5     8.2    128    14.5    13.7    106
 KIRWIN                   9550   19.7    10.8    182    20.9    14.6    143
 MARQUETTE                8760   14.8      -M       *   16.9      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   15.6    11.1    141    16.8    15.0    112
 OWL CREEK                8975     .4      .5     80*    9.0     8.4    107
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480   12.7     9.0    141    19.1    16.0    119
 SHELL CREEK              9580   20.3    16.6    122    20.1    17.3    116
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    1.7     1.8     94    12.8    10.7    120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  147                    116


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780   35.4    25.2    140    33.8    24.3    139
 EVENING STAR             9200   41.1    25.2    163    45.6    31.5    145
 MARQUETTE                8760   14.8      -M       *   16.9      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    1.0     2.4     42    25.1    19.2    131
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M    15.6       *     -M    18.3       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  147                    139


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    3.2      .2   1600*   13.0    11.4    114
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860   23.4    16.6    141    23.9    17.8    134
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550   10.5     8.2    128    14.5    13.7    106
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    4.5     1.5    300    15.3    11.6    132
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760   15.6    11.1    141    16.8    15.0    112
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480   12.7     9.0    141    19.1    16.0    119
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    9.4      -M       *   15.5      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  150                    120


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990   11.0    10.3    107    18.4    15.4    119
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350   25.0    16.4    152    21.0    19.3    109
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880   17.2    11.4    151    20.0    15.7    127
 DOME LAKE                8880   15.9    11.2    142    19.2    17.5    110
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870   13.4      -M       *   21.5      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880   17.7    12.3    144    24.2    18.6    130
 TIE CREEK                6870    5.0     1.8    278    18.9    15.4    123
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  145                    119


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910     .0      .0       *   16.7    13.2    127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   127


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890     .0      .0       *   20.1    15.1    133
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     .0      .0       *   19.2    13.0    148
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   140


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960   27.4    22.3    123    30.7    27.0    114
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820   35.5      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160   25.1    14.4    174      -M    29.3       *
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    8.6    15.6     55    25.3    25.2    100
 JOE WRIGHT              10120   28.1    22.9    123    37.6    31.0    121
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    1.7     4.0     42    14.5    15.8     92
 MED BOW                 10500     -M      -M       *   44.8      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130   37.8    32.8    115    39.5    31.9    124
 NEVER SUMMER            10280   27.4    22.1    124    23.8      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000   34.6    36.2     96    40.2    40.4    100
 RAWAH                    9020    5.8     3.4    171    20.5    17.9    115
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     .0      .0       *   13.9    16.7     83
 SAND LAKE               10050   35.6    31.8    112    37.0    30.1    123
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    2.3     6.2     37    18.4    18.7     98
 TOWER                   10500   52.9    51.4    103    56.0    46.0    122
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250   17.3    20.2     86    31.2    30.8    101
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540   14.6    14.0    104    17.3    16.3    106
 ZIRKEL                   9340   30.7    20.1    153      -M    32.0       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  110                    110


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700   15.7    14.6    108    21.9    24.3     90
 LARSEN CREEK             9000    3.2     7.1     45    16.8      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040   11.8    12.6     94    17.0    21.1     81
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   90                     86


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900   12.9    11.9    108    19.0    19.0    100
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375    1.7     4.0     42    14.5    15.8     92
 RENO HILL                8400   16.5    11.4    145    25.0    19.9    126
 WINDY PEAK               7900    1.6     1.6    100    14.9    13.6    110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  113                    107


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240   28.0    21.9    128    33.9    25.7    132
 CINNABAR PARK            9574   21.7    18.0    121    32.4    28.0    116
 CROW CREEK               8330     .0      .0       *   14.7    14.1    104
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   26.0    18.7    139    27.2    21.5    127
 RAWAH                    9020    5.8     3.4    171    20.5    17.9    115
 ROACH                    9700   16.2    16.4     99    27.0    23.1    117
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  125                    119


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920    6.0      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330     .0      .0       *   14.7    14.1    104
 DEADMAN HILL            10220   26.0    18.7    139    27.2    21.5    127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  139*                   118


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     .0      .0       *   19.0    17.7    107
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    8.6    15.6     55    25.3    25.2    100
 ELK RIVER                8700    9.4     9.3    101    24.8    23.5    106
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915     -M    20.9       *     -M    34.0       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000   34.6    36.2     96    40.2    40.4    100
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     .0      .0       *   13.9    16.7     83
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     -M     2.7       *   19.6    21.5     91
 WHISKEY PARK             8950   37.9    27.0    140    43.0    32.6    132
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  103                    105


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080   11.7     8.7    134    16.1    15.9    101
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650   38.0    22.6    168    25.3    22.0    115
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    5.1     6.6     77    17.2    13.4    128
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400   16.3     9.8    166    19.0    15.6    122
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750   13.4    10.0    134    16.6    15.2    109
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820   19.9    11.8    169    21.8    16.7    131
 KENDALL R.S.             7740   12.8      .2   6400*   24.5    16.0    153
 LOOMIS PARK              8240   16.8     8.0    210    26.8    19.6    137
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    8.4     3.5    240    14.2    12.6    113
 POCKET CREEK             9360   11.8      -M       *   14.2      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    6.6     7.6     87    20.7    16.1    129
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000   35.5    24.0    148    35.4    26.9    132
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500   27.6    15.3    180    40.0    28.8    139
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  166                    127


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870     .0      -M       *   15.5      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700    7.9      -M       *   20.0      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360     .6      -M       *   11.7      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840    3.0      .3   1000*   15.7    13.6    115
 HEWINTA                  9519     .1     2.9      3    16.6    16.9     98
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     .1     1.2      8     9.6    12.6     76
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     .0      .7      0*   11.1    12.1     92
 INDIAN CREEK             9425   28.9    21.1    137    29.1    25.8    113
 KELLEY R.S.              8180   11.7     8.9    131    22.4    20.8    108
 SPIRIT LK               10235    4.0      -M       *   15.8      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200   19.3    17.7    109    18.9    19.9     95
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  120*                   101


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777     .2      -M       *   14.5      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950   14.9    12.6    118    23.3    22.4    104
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000     .6      -M       *    8.1      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993   16.6    22.2     75    26.3    29.4     89
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    3.6     6.6     55    24.3    24.6     99
 KELLEY R.S.              8180   11.7     8.9    131    22.4    20.8    108
 LILY LAKE                9156    5.7     7.0     81    17.7    20.3     87
 MONTE CRISTO             8960   19.6    22.7     86    28.5    30.3     94
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    8.2     5.7    144    21.4    18.9    113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   94                     98

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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.