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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: JUNE 2 , 2016
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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       *   23.3    25.7     91 
 Black Bear               8170   12.5    23.4     53    41.1    46.5     88 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   15.1    10.7    141    20.7    24.4     85 
 Cottonwood Creek         7670     .0      .0       *   34.6    31.5    110 
 East Rim Divide          7930     .0      .0       *   14.7    15.1     97 
 Grand Targhee            9260   31.9    39.6     81    38.9    38.8    100 
 Granite Creek            6770     .0      .0       *   21.9    24.2     90 
 Grassy Lake              7265     .0     3.6      0    41.7    43.9     95 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750     .0      .0       *   14.2    17.1     83 
 Gunsight Pass            9820    6.0     2.3    261    19.5    18.8    104 
 Lewis Lake Divide        7850     .0    10.6      0    36.0    42.8     84 
 Phillips Bench           8200     .2     8.8      2    31.1    34.3     91 
 Salt River Summit        7760     .0      .0       *   22.0    20.9    105 
 Snake River Station      6920     .0      .0       *   26.1    27.9     94 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   16.4    10.7    153    31.1    29.2    107 
 Thumb Divide             7980     .0      .0       *   18.4    23.9     77 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   14.0    18.6     75    30.6    31.1     98 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M    24.2       *     -M    34.5       *
 Willow Creek             8380     .0     3.0      0    42.1    42.7     99 
 Younts Peak              8350     .0     2.4      0    17.7    20.8     85 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   72                     94 
 

MADISON-GALLATIN

 Black Bear               8170   12.5    23.4     53    41.1    46.5     88 
 Canyon                   7870     .0      .0       *   16.8    21.1     80 
 Madison Plateau          7750     .0     5.2      0    27.3    33.4     82 
 West Yellowstone         6700     .0      .0       *   16.5    18.7     88 
 Whiskey Creek            6800     .0      .0       *   20.1    25.8     78 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   44*                    84 
 

YELLOWSTONE

 Beartooth Lake           9360   12.0    16.5     73    21.9    25.3     87 
 Burnt Mtn                5880     .0      .0       *   18.2    20.9     87 
 Canyon                   7870     .0      .0       *   16.8    21.1     80 
 Cole Creek               7850    3.9     8.2     48    20.3    21.4     95 
 Evening Star             9200   12.7    17.1     74    33.2    35.0     95 
 Fisher Creek             9100   19.8    27.7     71    31.3    40.2     78 
 Northeast Entrance       7350     .0      .0       *   14.7    16.8     88 
 Parker Peak              9400    5.0    13.1     38    25.3    23.9    106 
 Sylvan Lake              8420     .0     5.4      0    29.0    29.4     99 
 Thumb Divide             7980     .0      .0       *   18.4    23.9     77 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M    24.2       *     -M    34.5       *
 White Mill               8700    9.3    16.2     57    25.7    30.6     84 
 Wolverine                7650     .0      .0       *   14.6    16.6     88 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   60                     88 
 

WIND RIVER

 Burroughs Creek          8750     .0      -M       *   19.2      -M       *
 Castle Creek             8400     .0      -M       *   11.2      -M       *
 Cold Springs             9630     .0      .0       *   18.3    15.4    119 
 Deer Park                9700   11.1     2.3    483    28.3    27.1    104 
 Hobbs Park              10100   15.7     5.5    285    28.1    20.6    136 
 Kirwin                   9550     .0     1.3      0    19.7    17.0    116 
 Little Warm              9370     .0      .0       *   16.3    18.5     88 
 Owl Creek                8975     .0      .0       *   13.3    10.8    123 
 South Pass               9040    5.0      .2   2500*   22.6    23.7     95 
 St. Lawrence Alt         8620     .0      .0       *   19.7    14.6    135 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   14.0    18.6     75    30.6    31.1     98 
 Townsend Creek           8700     .0      .0       *   24.9    18.3    136 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  164*                   113 
 

BIGHORN BASIN

 Bald Mtn.                9380    7.9    13.2     60    18.3    23.6     78 
 Bear Trap Meadow         8200     .0      .0       *   12.7    14.0     91 
 Bone Springs Div         9350    3.9     7.6     51    17.0    22.3     76 
 Grave Springs            8550     .0      .0       *   12.2    16.2     75 
 Kirwin                   9550     .0     1.3      0    19.7    17.0    116 
 Marquette                8760     .0      -M       *   16.6      -M       *
 Middle Powder            7760     .0      .0       *   14.9    17.4     86 
 Owl Creek                8975     .0      .0       *   13.3    10.8    123 
 Powder River Pass        9480     .0      .0       *   14.4    18.8     77 
 Shell Creek              9580    6.0     8.2     73    15.2    20.0     76 
 Timber Creek             7950     .0      .0       *   17.9    13.6    132 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   59*                    90 
 

SHOSHONE RIVER

 Blackwater               9780   17.7    18.8     94    30.1    27.5    109 
 Evening Star             9200   12.7    17.1     74    33.2    35.0     95 
 Marquette                8760     .0      -M       *   16.6      -M       *
 Sylvan Road              7120     .0      .0       *   18.8    21.4     88 
 Younts Peak              8350     .0     2.4      0    17.7    20.8     85 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   79                     95 
 

POWDER RIVER

 Bear Trap Meadow         8200     .0      .0       *   12.7    14.0     91 
 Cloud Peak Reservoir     9860    5.9     4.0    148    20.5    21.3     96 
 Grave Springs            8550     .0      .0       *   12.2    16.2     75 
 Hansen Sawmill           8360     .1      .0       *   14.3    14.2    101 
 Middle Powder            7760     .0      .0       *   14.9    17.4     86 
 Powder River Pass        9480     .0      .0       *   14.4    18.8     77 
 Soldier Park             8720     .0      -M       *   13.8      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  150*                    87 
 

TONGUE RIVER

 Big Goose                7990     .2      .0       *   16.3    18.2     90 
 Bone Springs Div         9350    3.9     7.6     51    17.0    22.3     76 
 Burgess Junction         7880     .0      .0       *   16.9    18.2     93 
 Dome Lake                8880     .5      .0       *   19.4    20.4     95 
 Little Goose             8870     .1      -M       *   19.1      -M       *
 Sucker Creek             8880     .0      .0       *   18.7    21.6     87 
 Tie Creek                6870     -M      .0       *   15.4    18.8     82 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   61*                    87 
 

BELLE FOURCHE

 Cole Canyon              5910     .0      .0       *   12.4    17.0     73 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    73 
 

CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 Blind Park               6890     .0      .0       *   13.6    18.6     73 
 North Rapid Creek        6130     .0      .0       *   10.8    16.2     67 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    70 
 

UPPER N. PLATTE

 Arapaho Ridge           10960   22.1     7.0    316    33.3    29.3    114 
 Blackhall Mtn            9820   25.2      -M       *   41.3      -M       *
 Columbine                9160     .0      .0       *   33.0    31.6    104 
 Divide Peak              8880     .2      .0       *   35.3    27.5    128 
 Joe Wright              10120     -M    13.4       *     -M    34.4       *
 Laprele Creek            8375     .0      .0       *   18.2    18.1    101 
 Med Bow                 10500   36.7      -M       *   43.5      -M       *
 North French Creek      10130   24.8    19.6    127    38.0    35.1    108 
 Never Summer            10280   18.8    15.2    124    23.7      -M       *
 Old Battle              10000   33.2    23.0    144    42.7    43.6     98 
 Rawah                    9020     .1      .0       *   25.5    19.7    129 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850     -M      .0       *   18.7    18.0    104 
 Sand Lake               10050   28.1    20.0    140    37.4    33.3    112 
 South Brush Creek        8440     .0      .0       *   23.2    21.1    110 
 Tower                   10500   38.2    35.6    107    50.3    49.4    102 
 Webber Springs           9250   11.3      .0       *   36.2    33.2    109 
 Willow Creek Pass        9540    3.9      .0       *   21.6    18.6    116 
 Zirkel                   9340    1.5      .0       *   39.0    34.2    114 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  151*                   110 
 

SWEETWATER

 Deer Park                9700   11.1     2.3    483    28.3    27.1    104 
 Larsen Creek             9000     .1      .0       *   19.4      -M       *
 South Pass               9040    5.0      .2   2500*   22.6    23.7     95 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  648*                   100 
 

LOWER N. PLATTE

 Casper Mtn.              7900     .0      .0       *   23.7    21.8    109 
 Laprele Creek            8375     .0      .0       *   18.2    18.1    101 
 Reno Hill                8400     .6      .0       *   27.0    22.8    118 
 Windy Peak               7900     .0      .0       *   18.9    16.2    117 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   111 
 

LARAMIE RIVER

 Brooklyn Lake           10240   12.0     4.0    300    32.2    28.4    113 
 Cinnabar Park            9574   13.0      .0       *   32.2    30.5    106 
 Crow Creek               8330     .2      .0       *   24.0    16.3    147 
 Deadman Hill            10220   14.7     6.8    216    27.2    24.1    113 
 Rawah                    9020     .1      .0       *   25.5    19.7    129 
 Roach                    9700   10.4     1.4    743*   32.0    25.8    124 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  413*                   120 
 

S. PLATTE

 Black Mountain           8920     .0      -M       *   24.5      -M       *
 Crow Creek               8330     .2      .0       *   24.0    16.3    147 
 Deadman Hill            10220   14.7     6.8    216    27.2    24.1    113 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  219*                   127 
 

LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 Battle Mountain          7440     .0      .0       *   24.6    19.3    127 
 Divide Peak              8880     .2      .0       *   35.3    27.5    128 
 Elk River                8700     .1      .0       *   24.5    25.5     96 
 Little Snake River       8915   11.0     1.4    786*   43.6    36.3    120 
 Old Battle              10000   33.2    23.0    144    42.7    43.6     98 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850     -M      .0       *   18.7    18.0    104 
 Sandstone RS             8150     -M      .0       *   21.5    23.3     92 
 Whiskey Park             8950   17.6     5.2    338    39.9    35.0    114 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  210*                   110 
 

UPPER GREEN RIVER

 Big Sandy Opening        9080     .0      .0       *   18.9    17.9    106 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   15.1    10.7    141    20.7    24.4     85 
 East Rim Divide          7930     .0      .0       *   14.7    15.1     97 
 Elkhart Park G.S.        9400     .0      .0       *   17.3    18.0     96 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750     .0      .0       *   14.2    17.1     83 
 Gunsight Pass            9820    6.0     2.3    261    19.5    18.8    104 
 Kendall R.S.             7740     -M      .0       *   15.9    17.7     90 
 Loomis Park              8240     .0      .0       *   20.4    21.6     94 
 New Fork Lake            8340     .0      .0       *   16.1    14.6    110 
 Pocket Creek             9360     -M      -M       *   16.6      -M       *
 Snider Basin             8060     .0      .0       *   19.9    17.6    113 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   16.4    10.7    153    31.1    29.2    107 
 Triple Peak              8500     .0      .0       *   33.5    31.6    106 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  158*                    99 
 

LOWER GREEN RIVER

 Blacks Fork Jct          8870     .1      -M       *   18.6      -M       *
 Buck Pasture             9700     .0      -M       *   25.0      -M       *
 EF Blacks Fork GS        9360     .0      -M       *   20.5      -M       *
 Hams Fork                7840     .0      .0       *   17.0    15.3    111 
 Hewinta                  9519     .0      .0       *   20.3    18.7    109 
 Hickerson Park           9145     .0      .0       *   20.9    14.4    145 
 Hole-in-Rock             9150     .0      .0       *   20.9    14.0    149 
 Indian Creek             9425   10.7     9.8    109    26.3    28.1     94 
 Kelley R.S.              8180     -M      .0       *   23.2    22.9    101 
 Spirit Lk               10235   10.4      -M       *   28.6      -M       *
 Steel Creek Park        10200   15.7     9.1    173    28.9    22.2    130 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  140*                   116 
 

UPPER BEAR RIVER

 Bear River RS            8777     .0      -M       *   18.8      -M       *
 Bug Lake                 7950     .2      .0       *   24.9    24.5    102 
 Burts Miller Ranch       8000     .0      -M       *    9.9      -M       *
 Chalk Creek #1           8993     .9     5.1     18    29.5    32.1     92 
 Hayden Fork              9212     .0      .0       *   27.6    26.8    103 
 Kelley R.S.              8180     -M      .0       *   23.2    22.9    101 
 Lily Lake                9156     .0      .0       *   21.8    22.4     97 
 Monte Cristo             8960    6.8     3.4    200    35.6    32.9    108 
 Salt River Summit        7760     .0      .0       *   22.0    20.9    105 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   93*                   101 

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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.