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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 4:02p, 8/21/18
Temperature 59.5°F
Wind 0.0 mph


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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 WEDNESDAY: AUGUST 13 , 1997 
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BASIN                    ELEV.  SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT   TOTAL PRECIPITATION
 Data Site Name          (Ft)                      %                      %  
                                Current  Average  Avg  Current  Average  Avg
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WYOMING


SNAKE RIVER  

 BASE CAMP                7030      -M      .0      *    49.9    31.4   159 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .0      .0   100*    49.3    34.9   141 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .1      .0      *    43.4    34.7   125 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .0      .0   100*    73.7    52.0   142 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .0      .0   100*    32.1    23.5   137 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860      .0      .0   100*    73.6    52.9   139 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .1      .0      *    62.3    41.7   149 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .1      .0      *    35.5    24.9   143 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100*    51.6    36.5   141 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .0      .0   100*    44.9    37.5   120 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .0      *    46.7    29.5   158 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .1      .0      *    53.6    39.7   135 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360      .0      .0   100*    61.5    43.3   142 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450      .0      .0   100*    68.0    44.8   152 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   141 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275      .3      .0      *    42.3    30.3   140 
 BLACK BEAR               7950      -M      .0      *    85.7    57.4   149 
 CANYON                   7940      .0      .0   100*    34.9    24.1   145 
 FISHER CREEK             9100      .0      .0   100*    68.8    54.6   126 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      .1      .0      *    53.4    38.9   137 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .0   100*    32.7    21.8   150 
 PARKER PEAK              9400      .0      .0   100*    36.2    27.9   130 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    48.5    33.0   147 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .0      *    46.7    29.5   158 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360      .0      .0   100*    61.5    43.3   142 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .1      .0      *    41.6    33.2   125 
 WHITE MILL               8700      .0      .0   100*    53.7    43.1   125 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .0   100*    25.6    23.5   109 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   137 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .0      .0   100*    38.6    26.5   146 
 CHRISTINA LAKE           9980      -M      .0      *      -M    28.2      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0      .0   100*      -M    20.3      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100      .0      .0   100*    26.2    25.5   103 
 LITTLE WARM              9620      .0      .0   100*    32.9    23.8   138 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.4      .0      *    31.8    28.5   112 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0      .0   100*    23.4    18.7   125 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .1      .0      *    53.6    39.7   135 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0      .0   100*    25.4    22.8   111 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   125 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375      .1      .0      *    35.9    30.0   120 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .1      .0      *    23.6    18.2   130 
 BLACKWATER               9780      .2      .0      *    46.0    32.1   143 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .2      .0      *    31.9    28.2   113 
 EVENING STAR             9200      .1      .0      *    56.0    39.0   144 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0      -M      *    23.6    21.2   111 
 KIRWIN                   9550      -M      .0      *      -M    22.4      *
 LOST CREEK               8080      -M      .0      *      -M    23.6      *
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0      .0   100*    28.5    22.8   125 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .1      .0      *    31.0    23.1   134 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0      .0   100*    18.2    14.9   122 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .0      .0   100*    33.6    22.9   147 
 SHELL CREEK              9580      .1      .0      *    27.7    25.4   109 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    48.5    33.0   147 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .0      .0   100*    37.9    28.3   134 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .2      .0      *    21.7    18.2   119 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .0      .0   100*    40.5    27.7   146 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   131 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780      .2      .0      *    46.0    32.1   143 
 EVENING STAR             9200      .1      .0      *    56.0    39.0   144 
 KIRWIN                   9550      -M      .0      *      -M    22.4      *
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0      .0   100*    28.5    22.8   125 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    48.5    33.0   147 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .0      .0   100*    37.9    28.3   134 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .0      .0   100*    40.5    27.7   146 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   141 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .1      .0      *    23.6    18.2   130 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .2      .0      *    31.9    28.2   113 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .2      .0      *    26.9    22.5   120 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860      .0      .0   100*    34.4    27.0   127 
 DOME LAKE                8880      .0      .0   100*    30.6    24.9   123 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0      -M      *    23.6    21.2   111 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760      .0      .0   100*    25.0    18.0   139 
 LOST CREEK               8080      -M      .0      *      -M    23.6      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .1      .0      *    31.0    23.1   134 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .0      .0   100*    33.6    22.9   147 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .0      .0   100*    31.1    25.9   120 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .1      -M      *    31.3    21.6   145 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   127 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .0   100*    30.5    25.3   121 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      -M      *    34.8      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520      .0      .0   100*    34.1    19.3   177 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   145 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400      .0      .0   100*    46.2    34.7   133 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0      .0   100*    35.9    34.2   105 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .1      .0      *    37.6    28.3   133 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120      .0      .0   100*    44.1    41.4   107 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100     1.1      .0      *    45.0    36.9   122 
 OLD BATTLE              10000      .0      .0   100*    54.2    44.4   122 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400      .0      .0   100*    28.4    28.1   101 
 TOWER                   10500      .0      .0   100*    69.6    54.5   128 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200      .0      .0   100*    47.2    37.9   125 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .0      .0   100*    28.5    23.0   124 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   120 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240      .0      .0   100*    43.0    31.4   137 
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .0      .0   100*    32.1    27.6   116 
 CHRISTINA LAKE           9980      -M      .0      *      -M    28.2      *
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      .0      .0   100*    31.4    29.8   105 
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      .0      .0   100*    25.0    22.8   110 
 RENO HILL                8400      .1      .0      *    31.9    28.8   111 
 ROACH                    9700      .0      .0   100*    34.4    34.9    99 
 SAND LAKE               10080      .0      .0   100*    45.0    32.6   138 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.4      .0      *    31.8    28.5   112 
 WINDY PEAK               7840      .1      .0      *    22.8    20.3   112 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   116 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .3      .0      *    19.4    23.4    83 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0      .0   100*    35.9    34.2   105 
 OLD BATTLE              10000      .0      .0   100*    54.2    44.4   122 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .0   100*    31.3    29.6   106 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .0      .0   100*    48.4    42.0   115 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   109 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100      .1      .0      *    24.6    24.0   103 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650      .0      .0   100*    47.9    32.7   146 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .2      .0      *    27.2    22.4   121 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .0      .0   100*    30.0    23.6   127 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .0      .0   100*    32.1    23.5   137 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .1      .0      *    33.6    22.9   147 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .1      .0      *    39.5    27.8   142 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0      .0   100*    22.5    21.4   105 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250      .0      .0   100*    26.1    22.4   117 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .0      .0   100*    44.9    37.5   120 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .0      .0   100*    53.3    43.7   122 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   126 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .0      .0   100*    24.2    19.7   123 
 HEWINTA                  9500      .1      .0      *    25.0    23.4   107 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150      .0      .0   100*    18.3    19.6    93 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .1      .0      *    19.1    19.6    97 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425      .0      .0   100*    42.9    36.3   118 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*    40.5    27.7   146 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100      -M      .0      *    26.8    27.0    99 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   114 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .2      .0      *    41.8    27.4   153 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400      .0      .0   100*    35.3    30.7   115 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*    40.5    27.7   146 
 LILY LAKE                9050      .0      .0   100*    29.8    25.2   118 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .0      .0   100*    47.8    37.3   128 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .1      .0      *    35.5    24.9   143 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960      .2      .0      *    46.4    36.3   128 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   132 

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-M = Missing data
 * = Data may not provide a valid measure of conditions.
 
     If the Basin wide percent of average 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 Average represents the snow water
equivalent found at selected SNOTEL sites in or near the basin compared to
the average 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.

Reference period for average conditions is 1961-90.

Provisional data, subject to revision.