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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 SATURDAY: FEBRUARY 14 , 2015
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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   14.1    12.4    114    15.2    15.3     99
 Black Bear               8170   23.4    26.9     87    23.3    27.3     85
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   20.8    15.7    132    14.4    14.2    101
 Cottonwood Creek         7670   18.4    14.5    127    21.4    17.5    122
 East Rim Divide          7930   11.3     7.2    157     9.9     8.4    118
 Grand Targhee            9260   30.5    26.0    117    25.2    22.9    110
 Granite Creek            6770   15.0    12.1    124    15.4    14.8    104
 Grassy Lake              7265   24.5    23.5    104    24.5    26.4     93
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750   10.0     8.9    112     8.3     8.9     93
 Gunsight Pass            9820   10.7     9.2    116    10.5     9.8    107
 Lewis Lake Divide        7850   21.0    22.8     92    22.9    25.6     89
 Phillips Bench           8200   19.6    17.6    111    20.8    20.1    103
 Salt River Summit        7760    9.8     9.0    109    11.3    11.8     96
 Snake River Station      6920   14.2    12.9    110    16.2    16.9     96
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   21.4    16.2    132    20.8    17.1    122
 Thumb Divide             7980    9.3    10.4     89     9.9    13.2     75
 Togwotee Pass            9580   18.6    16.3    114    20.1    17.4    116
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240   21.1    19.3    109    19.1    19.2     99
 Willow Creek             8380   20.9    19.0    110    23.7    23.8    100
 Younts Peak              8350     -M    10.6       *     -M    11.4       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  112                    101


MADISON-GALLATIN

 Black Bear               8170   23.4    26.9     87    23.3    27.3     85
 Canyon                   7870    9.6     9.2    104    10.4    11.8     88
 Madison Plateau          7750   13.9    15.5     90    13.9    18.9     74
 West Yellowstone         6700    7.3     7.5     97     8.5    10.6     80
 Whiskey Creek            6800    9.3    10.5     89    10.9    14.5     75
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   91                     81


YELLOWSTONE

 Beartooth Lake           9360   17.3    15.2    114    16.5    14.2    116
 Burnt Mtn                5880    1.1     3.3     33     7.8     8.5     92
 Canyon                   7870    9.6     9.2    104    10.4    11.8     88
 Cole Creek               7850    7.4     8.8     84     8.1     8.3     98
 Evening Star             9200   22.0    17.3    127    23.0    19.8    116
 Fisher Creek             9100   25.7    22.7    113    23.6    22.8    104
 Northeast Entrance       7350    9.1     7.2    126    11.7     9.0    130
 Parker Peak              9400   18.2    13.9    131    17.4    12.5    139
 Sylvan Lake              8420   13.6    13.9     98    16.1    16.2     99
 Thumb Divide             7980    9.3    10.4     89     9.9    13.2     75
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240   21.1    19.3    109    19.1    19.2     99
 White Mill               8700   20.9    16.1    130    19.9    17.0    117
 Wolverine                7650   10.6     7.8    136    11.1     9.0    123
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  113                    107


WIND RIVER

 Burroughs Creek          8750   11.4     9.3    123    13.0    11.4    114
 Castle Creek             8400    6.6      -M       *    6.5      -M       *
 Cold Springs             9630    5.8     5.0    116     6.3     6.6     95
 Deer Park                9700    6.8     9.6     71     9.6    13.6     71
 Hobbs Park              10100    6.5     8.4     77     6.8     8.5     80
 Kirwin                   9550    8.3     6.2    134     9.9     7.8    127
 Little Warm              9370    7.7     7.1    108     9.0     8.9    101
 Owl Creek                8975    3.3     3.2    103     5.0     3.8    132
 South Pass               9040    7.3    10.0     73     7.4    11.9     62
 St. Lawrence Alt         8620    2.4     4.5     53     3.8     5.7     67
 Togwotee Pass            9580   18.6    16.3    114    20.1    17.4    116
 Townsend Creek           8700    3.6     5.8     62     6.0     7.7     78
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   96                     94


BIGHORN BASIN

 Bald Mtn.                9380   11.7    12.6     93     9.2    11.7     79
 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    5.3     3.8    139     4.9     5.5     89
 Bone Springs Div         9350    9.8    10.6     92     8.4    10.5     80
 Grave Springs            8550    5.3     5.5     96     4.4     7.1     62
 Kirwin                   9550    8.3     6.2    134     9.9     7.8    127
 Marquette                8760    3.2      -M       *    5.2      -M       *
 Middle Powder            7760    6.7     7.0     96      -M     8.0       *
 Owl Creek                8975    3.3     3.2    103     5.0     3.8    132
 Powder River Pass        9480    7.9     7.1    111     8.8     8.6    102
 Shell Creek              9580    9.2    10.0     92     8.8     9.6     92
 Timber Creek             7950    3.5     3.1    113     5.4     4.8    112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  103                     93


SHOSHONE RIVER

 Blackwater               9780   16.1    15.4    105    16.8    14.4    117
 Evening Star             9200   22.0    17.3    127    23.0    19.8    116
 Marquette                8760    3.2      -M       *    5.2      -M       *
 Sylvan Road              7120   10.2     8.6    119    13.1    12.8    102
 Younts Peak              8350     -M    10.6       *     -M    11.4       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  117                    113


POWDER RIVER

 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    5.3     3.8    139     4.9     5.5     89
 Cloud Peak Reservoir     9860    9.7     9.4    103     8.9     8.6    103
 Grave Springs            8550    5.3     5.5     96     4.4     7.1     62
 Hansen Sawmill           8360    5.3     4.3    123     6.1     5.4    113
 Middle Powder            7760    6.7     7.0     96      -M     8.0       *
 Powder River Pass        9480    7.9     7.1    111     8.8     8.6    102
 Soldier Park             8720    4.6      -M       *    5.8      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  108                     94


TONGUE RIVER

 Big Goose                7990    5.2     5.6     93     5.7     7.2     79
 Bone Springs Div         9350    9.8    10.6     92     8.4    10.5     80
 Burgess Junction         7880    6.9     7.3     95     6.7     8.1     83
 Dome Lake                8880    7.6     7.6    100     6.9     9.0     77
 Little Goose             8870    5.5      -M       *    7.2      -M       *
 Sucker Creek             8880    7.5     7.8     96     8.0     9.5     84
 Tie Creek                6870    3.3     3.8     87     6.6     7.6     87
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   94                     82


BELLE FOURCHE

 Cole Canyon              5910    2.5     4.3     58     5.5     6.5     85
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   58                     85


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 Blind Park               6890    4.6     5.5     84     6.6     8.4     79
 North Rapid Creek        6130    5.2     5.2    100     7.1     6.9    103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   92                     90


UPPER N. PLATTE

 Arapaho Ridge           10960   12.0    14.5     83    13.3    15.8     84
 Blackhall Mtn            9820   15.7      -M       *   18.7      -M       *
 Columbine                9160   14.6    16.9     86    16.1    18.2     88
 Divide Peak              8880    5.2    13.9     37     9.2    15.1     61
 Joe Wright              10120   11.5    14.1     82    18.6    17.7    105
 Laprele Creek            8375    4.9     6.3     78     5.4     8.3     65
 Med Bow                 10500   22.7      -M       *   20.9      -M       *
 North French Creek      10130   17.3    18.6     93    17.4    18.7     93
 Never Summer            10280   11.0    13.8     80    11.4      -M       *
 Old Battle              10000   16.2    21.5     75    16.8    25.0     67
 Rawah                    9020    7.7     7.2    107    10.8     9.7    111
 Sage Creek Basin         7850    5.6     9.3     60      -M    10.8       *
 Sand Lake               10050   16.2    18.2     89    15.0    16.7     90
 South Brush Creek        8440    6.0     8.0     75     7.0    10.4     67
 Tower                   10500   23.8    31.7     75    26.1    28.3     92
 Webber Springs           9250   11.9    16.2     73    13.3    18.7     71
 Willow Creek Pass        9540    6.0     8.4     71     8.0     9.1     88
 Zirkel                   9340   19.9    20.4     98    21.9    21.0    104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   79                     85


SWEETWATER

 Deer Park                9700    6.8     9.6     71     9.6    13.6     71
 Larsen Creek             9000    5.8     8.3     70     7.8      -M       *
 South Pass               9040    7.3    10.0     73     7.4    11.9     62
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   71                     67


LOWER N. PLATTE

 Casper Mtn.              7900    5.6     8.5     66     6.1     9.9     62
 Laprele Creek            8375    4.9     6.3     78     5.4     8.3     65
 Reno Hill                8400    6.6     8.5     78     7.9     9.9     80
 Windy Peak               7900    4.5     4.9     92     4.8     7.0     69
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   77                     69


LARAMIE RIVER

 Brooklyn Lake           10240   14.5    13.5    107    15.4    14.2    108
 Cinnabar Park            9574   12.1    15.3     79    16.3    17.8     92
 Crow Creek               8330    3.3     6.1     54     6.1     7.0     87
 Deadman Hill            10220   10.8    11.2     96    10.9    11.3     96
 Rawah                    9020    7.7     7.2    107    10.8     9.7    111
 Roach                    9700    7.8    11.2     70    10.6    13.0     82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   87                     96


S. PLATTE

 Black Mountain           8920    6.0      -M       *    7.9      -M       *
 Crow Creek               8330    3.3     6.1     54     6.1     7.0     87
 Deadman Hill            10220   10.8    11.2     96    10.9    11.3     96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   82                     93


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 Battle Mountain          7440    5.9     8.3     71     7.8    10.8     72
 Divide Peak              8880    5.2    13.9     37     9.2    15.1     61
 Elk River                8700   10.6    13.3     80    11.0    14.2     77
 Little Snake River       8915   16.1    17.8     90    20.1    22.8     88
 Old Battle              10000   16.2    21.5     75    16.8    25.0     67
 Sage Creek Basin         7850    5.6     9.3     60      -M    10.8       *
 Sandstone RS             8150    5.7     9.5     60      -M    13.4       *
 Whiskey Park             8950   18.0    18.5     97    18.4    20.0     92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   74                     77


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 Big Sandy Opening        9080    8.3     8.8     94     7.7     9.2     84
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   20.8    15.7    132    14.4    14.2    101
 East Rim Divide          7930   11.3     7.2    157     9.9     8.4    118
 Elkhart Park G.S.        9400    8.9     8.3    107     9.4     9.3    101
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750   10.0     8.9    112     8.3     8.9     93
 Gunsight Pass            9820   10.7     9.2    116    10.5     9.8    107
 Kendall R.S.             7740   10.7     8.7    123    10.4    10.2    102
 Loomis Park              8240   13.1    10.5    125    13.5    12.4    109
 New Fork Lake            8340    9.5     7.4    128     9.3     7.7    121
 Pocket Creek             9360    6.4      -M       *    4.9      -M       *
 Snider Basin             8060   11.7     8.8    133    13.0    10.2    127
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   21.4    16.2    132    20.8    17.1    122
 Triple Peak              8500   21.1    15.3    138    22.4    17.7    127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  126                    111


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 Blacks Fork Jct          8870    4.7      -M       *    6.8      -M       *
 Buck Pasture             9700    8.5      -M       *   10.0      -M       *
 EF Blacks Fork GS        9360    5.2      -M       *    6.4      -M       *
 Hams Fork                7840    8.6     8.2    105     7.5     8.1     93
 Hewinta                  9519    5.8     6.8     85     7.3     9.6     76
 Hickerson Park           9145    4.5     4.8     94     5.0     6.8     74
 Hole-in-Rock             9150    3.9     4.6     85     4.9     6.3     78
 Indian Creek             9425   16.5    16.2    102    15.4    15.6     99
 Kelley R.S.              8180   10.6    10.1    105    11.6    12.8     91
 Spirit Lk               10235    4.8      -M       *    7.1      -M       *
 Steel Creek Park        10200    3.2    10.0     32     8.8    11.0     80
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   87                     86


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 Bear River RS            8777    5.2      -M       *    5.8      -M       *
 Bug Lake                 7950   11.3    12.8     88    10.0    13.6     74
 Burts Miller Ranch       8000    4.0      -M       *    2.9      -M       *
 Chalk Creek #1           8993   11.0    15.5     71    11.5    17.3     66
 Hayden Fork              9212    7.0    10.3     68    11.2    14.5     77
 Kelley R.S.              8180   10.6    10.1    105    11.6    12.8     91
 Lily Lake                9156    6.4     8.6     74     7.1    11.8     60
 Monte Cristo             8960   15.7    18.2     86    14.6    18.0     81
 Salt River Summit        7760    9.8     9.0    109    11.3    11.8     96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   85                     77

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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.