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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 SUNDAY: SEPTEMBER 14 , 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     .0      .0       *   37.2    31.0    120
 Black Bear               8170     .0      .0       *   58.2    53.6    109
 Blind Bull Sum           8650     .0      .0       *   34.4    29.8    115
 Cottonwood Creek         7670     .2      .0       *   49.7    37.8    131
 East Rim Divide          7930     .1      .0       *   23.7    19.2    123
 Grand Targhee            9260     .1      .0       *   54.7    46.9    117
 Granite Creek            6770     .0      .0       *   35.0    28.9    121
 Grassy Lake              7265     .2      .0       *   57.5    50.9    113
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750     .0      .0       *   24.6    22.6    109
 Gunsight Pass            9820     .0      .0       *   32.2    24.8    130
 Lewis Lake Divide        7850     .0      .0       *   58.9    49.5    119
 Phillips Bench           8200     .0      .0       *   47.4    40.2    118
 Salt River Summit        7760     .0      .0       *   28.9    25.8    112
 Snake River Station      6920     .0      .0       *   40.4    34.0    119
 Spring Creek Divide      9000     .2      .0       *   43.8    34.6    127
 Thumb Divide             7980     .0      .0       *   31.3    28.9    108
 Togwotee Pass            9580     .1      .0       *   44.7    37.4    120
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M      .0       *   48.6    41.9    116
 Willow Creek             8380     .1      .0       *   57.8    50.3    115
 Younts Peak              8350     -M      .0       *     -M    28.0       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   118


MADISON-GALLATIN

 Black Bear               8170     .0      .0       *   58.2    53.6    109
 Canyon                   7870     .0      .0       *   27.4    26.8    102
 Madison Plateau          7750     .0      .0       *   40.6    39.6    103
 West Yellowstone         6700     .0      .0       *   28.1    23.3    121
 Whiskey Creek            6800     .0      .0       *   34.5    31.9    108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   108


YELLOWSTONE

 Beartooth Lake           9360     .1      .0       *   44.5    32.0    139
 Burnt Mtn                5880     .2      .0       *   33.8    28.4    119
 Canyon                   7870     .0      .0       *   27.4    26.8    102
 Cole Creek               7850    1.1      .0       *   32.2    29.6    109
 Evening Star             9200     .1      .0       *   57.8    43.5    133
 Fisher Creek             9100     .0      .0       *   58.2    50.2    116
 Northeast Entrance       7350     .0      .0       *   27.5    24.0    115
 Parker Peak              9400     .0      .0       *   46.1    30.7    150
 Sylvan Lake              8420     .1      .0       *   45.4    36.8    123
 Thumb Divide             7980     .0      .0       *   31.3    28.9    108
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M      .0       *   48.6    41.9    116
 White Mill               8700     .0      .0       *   44.9    39.2    115
 Wolverine                7650     .0      .0       *   28.7    22.5    128
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   121


WIND RIVER

 Burroughs Creek          8750     .1      .0       *    4.3    27.2     16
 Castle Creek             8400     .0      -M       *   22.1      -M       *
 Cold Springs             9630     .0      .0       *   21.9    20.7    106
 Deer Park                9700     .1      .0       *   30.7    33.7     91
 Hobbs Park              10100     .0      .0       *   25.5    26.5     96
 Kirwin                   9550     .2      .0       *   29.2    25.0    117
 Little Warm              9370     .1      .0       *   26.3    24.8    106
 Owl Creek                8975     .1      .0       *   13.9    16.4     85
 South Pass               9040     .0      .0       *   22.0    28.4     77
 St. Lawrence Alt         8620     .0      .0       *   16.2    19.3     84
 Togwotee Pass            9580     .1      .0       *   44.7    37.4    120
 Townsend Creek           8700     .0      .0       *   19.1    23.4     82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    90


BIGHORN BASIN

 Bald Mtn.                9380     .2      .0       *   34.5    30.7    112
 Bear Trap Meadow         8200     .0      .0       *   25.4    19.6    130
 Bone Springs Div         9350     .2      .0       *   32.2    29.8    108
 Grave Springs            8550     .0      .0       *   22.8    21.7    105
 Kirwin                   9550     .2      .0       *   29.2    25.0    117
 Marquette                8760     .1      -M       *   25.0      -M       *
 Middle Powder            7760     .2      .0       *   28.9    23.6    122
 Owl Creek                8975     .1      .0       *   13.9    16.4     85
 Powder River Pass        9480     .1      .0       *   30.7    25.5    120
 Shell Creek              9580    1.4      .0       *   32.2    26.8    120
 Timber Creek             7950     .1      .0       *   21.7    20.1    108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   114


SHOSHONE RIVER

 Blackwater               9780     .2      .0       *   45.0    35.0    129
 Evening Star             9200     .1      .0       *   57.8    43.5    133
 Marquette                8760     .1      -M       *   25.0      -M       *
 Sylvan Road              7120     .0      .0       *   34.0    27.5    124
 Younts Peak              8350     -M      .0       *     -M    28.0       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   129


POWDER RIVER

 Bear Trap Meadow         8200     .0      .0       *   25.4    19.6    130
 Cloud Peak Reservoir     9860     .2      .0       *   37.1    29.0    128
 Grave Springs            8550     .0      .0       *   22.8    21.7    105
 Hansen Sawmill           8360     .4      .0       *   25.5    21.0    121
 Middle Powder            7760     .2      .0       *   28.9    23.6    122
 Powder River Pass        9480     .1      .0       *   30.7    25.5    120
 Soldier Park             8720     .4      -M       *   26.2      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   121


TONGUE RIVER

 Big Goose                7990     .5      .0       *   27.6    23.5    117
 Bone Springs Div         9350     .2      .0       *   32.2    29.8    108
 Burgess Junction         7880     .4      .0       *   27.1    24.2    112
 Dome Lake                8880     .6      .0       *   33.6    27.0    124
 Little Goose             8870     .8      -M       *   33.9      -M       *
 Sucker Creek             8880     .1      .0       *   33.4    28.4    118
 Tie Creek                6870     .0      .0       *   28.3    25.5    111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   115


BELLE FOURCHE

 Cole Canyon              5910     .0      .0       *   27.1    24.5    111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   111


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 Blind Park               6890     .0      .0       *   30.8    26.7    115
 North Rapid Creek        6130     .0      .0       *   31.6    26.2    121
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   118


UPPER N. PLATTE

 Arapaho Ridge           10960     .0      .0       *   44.2    36.7    120
 Blackhall Mtn            9820     .3      -M       *   52.1      -M       *
 Columbine                9160     .0      .0       *   49.2    36.8    134
 Divide Peak              8880     .0      .0       *   36.4    32.5    112
 Joe Wright              10120     .1      .0       *   53.8    42.4    127
 Laprele Creek            8375     .2      .0       *   22.4    23.3     96
 Med Bow                 10500     .0      -M       *   58.0      -M       *
 North French Creek      10130     .0      .0       *   51.9    41.8    124
 Never Summer            10280     -M      .0       *     -M      -M       *
 Old Battle              10000     .1      .0       *   54.1    50.1    108
 Rawah                    9020     .0      .0       *   34.4    25.8    133
 Sage Creek Basin         7850     .2      .0       *   21.0    22.1     95
 Sand Lake               10050     .0      .0       *   50.0    39.5    127
 South Brush Creek        8440     .0      .0       *   25.3    26.3     96
 Tower                   10500     .0      .0       *   70.0    56.5    124
 Webber Springs           9250     .0      .0       *   45.4    39.0    116
 Willow Creek Pass        9540     .0      .0       *   31.0    24.9    124
 Zirkel                   9340     .0      .0       *     -M    41.3       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   118


SWEETWATER

 Deer Park                9700     .1      .0       *   30.7    33.7     91
 Larsen Creek             9000     .0      .0       *   23.3      -M       *
 South Pass               9040     .0      .0       *   22.0    28.4     77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    85


LOWER N. PLATTE

 Casper Mtn.              7900     .1      .0       *   26.0    26.8     97
 Laprele Creek            8375     .2      .0       *   22.4    23.3     96
 Reno Hill                8400     .1      .0       *   33.5    27.6    121
 Windy Peak               7900     .0      .0       *   24.9    22.0    113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   107


LARAMIE RIVER

 Brooklyn Lake           10240     .0      .0       *   44.6    34.2    130
 Cinnabar Park            9574     .0      .0       *   44.9    36.5    123
 Crow Creek               8330     .0      .0       *   26.2    24.8    106
 Deadman Hill            10220     .0      .0       *   39.6    29.9    132
 Rawah                    9020     .0      .0       *   34.4    25.8    133
 Roach                    9700     .1      .0       *   40.7    32.0    127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   126


S. PLATTE

 Black Mountain           8920     .1      -M       *   27.4      -M       *
 Crow Creek               8330     .0      .0       *   26.2    24.8    106
 Deadman Hill            10220     .0      .0       *   39.6    29.9    132
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   120


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 Battle Mountain          7440     .0      .0       *   26.7    23.2    115
 Divide Peak              8880     .0      .0       *   36.4    32.5    112
 Elk River                8700     .0      .0       *   35.0    31.2    112
 Little Snake River       8915     .2      .0       *   49.4    41.8    118
 Old Battle              10000     .1      .0       *   54.1    50.1    108
 Sage Creek Basin         7850     .2      .0       *   21.0    22.1     95
 Sandstone RS             8150     .0      .0       *   26.3    28.2     93
 Whiskey Park             8950     .1      .0       *   54.5    40.4    135
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   113


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 Big Sandy Opening        9080     .0      .0       *   22.5    23.1     97
 Blind Bull Sum           8650     .0      .0       *   34.4    29.8    115
 East Rim Divide          7930     .1      .0       *   23.7    19.2    123
 Elkhart Park G.S.        9400     .2      .0       *   26.8    23.5    114
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750     .0      .0       *   24.6    22.6    109
 Gunsight Pass            9820     .0      .0       *   32.2    24.8    130
 Kendall R.S.             7740     .0      .0       *   30.5    22.1    138
 Loomis Park              8240     .0      .0       *   34.4    26.8    128
 New Fork Lake            8340     .0      .0       *   21.6    19.4    111
 Pocket Creek             9360     -M      -M       *   27.2      -M       *
 Snider Basin             8060     .0      .0       *   27.8    21.2    131
 Spring Creek Divide      9000     .2      .0       *   43.8    34.6    127
 Triple Peak              8500     .0      .0       *   49.5    37.1    133
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   122


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 Blacks Fork Jct          8870     .0      -M       *   24.0      -M       *
 Buck Pasture             9700     .0      -M       *   25.6      -M       *
 EF Blacks Fork GS        9360     .0      -M       *   22.3      -M       *
 Hams Fork                7840     .1      .0       *   24.2    19.1    127
 Hewinta                  9519     .0      .0       *   27.4    24.9    110
 Hickerson Park           9145     .3      .0       *   21.3    20.7    103
 Hole-in-Rock             9150     .0      .0       *   22.0    20.2    109
 Indian Creek             9425     .0      .0       *   38.2    32.8    116
 Kelley R.S.              8180     .3      .0       *   31.3    27.1    115
 Spirit Lk               10235     .0      -M       *   29.4      -M       *
 Steel Creek Park        10200     .0      .0       *   30.3    28.8    105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   112


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 Bear River RS            8777     .0      -M       *   22.8      -M       *
 Bug Lake                 7950     .5      .0       *   32.7    28.7    114
 Burts Miller Ranch       8000     .0      -M       *   13.3      -M       *
 Chalk Creek #1           8993     .1      .0       *   32.2    38.7     83
 Hayden Fork              9212     .0      .0       *   36.2    32.9    110
 Kelley R.S.              8180     .3      .0       *   31.3    27.1    115
 Lily Lake                9156     .0      .0       *   27.4    28.2     97
 Monte Cristo             8960     .4      .0       *   41.0    38.0    108
 Salt River Summit        7760     .0      .0       *   28.9    25.8    112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   105

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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.