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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 6:53p, 10/16/18
Temperature 42.0°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 SUNDAY: OCTOBER 12 , 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      .4      .0      *     1.3      .7   186 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .3      .0      *     1.6      .8   200 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .2      .0      *      .5      .8    62 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .6      .0      *     2.3     1.2   192 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .3      .0      *      .8      .6   133 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860      .7      .0      *     1.5     1.2   125 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .3      .0      *     1.0      .9   111 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .3      .0      *     1.3      .6   217 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      -M      .0      *      -M      .8      *
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .2      .0      *      .8      .7   114 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      -M      .0      *      -M      .7      *
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.1      .8   138*     1.1      .9   122 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360     1.3     1.0   130*     1.9     1.0   190 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450      .8      .0      *     2.7     1.0   270 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    133*                   162 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275      .8     1.3    62*      .9      .7   129 
 BLACK BEAR               7950     1.8     1.0   180*     2.2     1.2   183 
 CANYON                   7940      .7      .2   350*     1.1      .6   183 
 FISHER CREEK             9100     1.9      .8   238*     1.6     1.1   145 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      .7      .4   175*     1.7      .9   189 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .0   100*     1.6      .5   320 
 PARKER PEAK              9400     1.4     1.5    93*     1.8      .8   225 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.5     1.0   150*     3.0      .9   333 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      -M      .0      *      -M      .7      *
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360     1.3     1.0   130*     1.9     1.0   190 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .1      .2    50*     1.5      .8   188 
 WHITE MILL               8700     1.3      .7   186*     1.7     1.0   170 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .1      .1   100*     1.6      .6   267 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    141*                   204 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .1      .3    33*      .6      .6   100 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0      .3     0*      .4      .7    57 
 DEER PARK                9700      .0      -M      *      .0      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100      .3      .7    43*      .3      .7    43 
 LITTLE WARM              9620      .2      .3    67*     1.1      .6   183 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .5     1.1    45*     1.1      .8   138 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .2      .2   100*      .6      .6   100 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.1      .8   138*     1.1      .9   122 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .2      .2   100*      .6      .7    86 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     67*                   104 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375     1.7     1.2   142*     1.3      .8   162 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .0      .2     0*      .3      .6    50 
 BLACKWATER               9780      .5     1.2    42*     1.0      .9   111 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     1.1     1.5    73*     1.5      .8   188 
 EVENING STAR             9200      .8     1.4    57*     1.9     1.0   190 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .2      -M      *      .8      .7   114 
 KIRWIN                   9550      .5      .6    83*      .6      .6   100 
 LOST CREEK               8080      -M      .5      *      -M      .7      *
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.0      .5   200*     1.3      .6   217 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .7      .5   140*     1.0      .7   143 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .5      .4   125*      .4      .4   100 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .1      .4    25*      .6      .7    86 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     1.1     1.3    85*      .9      .7   129 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.5     1.0   150*     3.0      .9   333 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .0      .5     0*     1.6      .8   200 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      -M      .1      *     1.4      .5   280 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .1      .9    11*      .6      .7    86 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83*                   160 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780      .5     1.2    42*     1.0      .9   111 
 EVENING STAR             9200      .8     1.4    57*     1.9     1.0   190 
 KIRWIN                   9550      .5      .6    83*      .6      .6   100 
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.0      .5   200*     1.3      .6   217 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.5     1.0   150*     3.0      .9   333 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .0      .5     0*     1.6      .8   200 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .1      .9    11*      .6      .7    86 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72*                   182 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .0      .2     0*      .3      .6    50 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     1.1     1.5    73*     1.5      .8   188 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .1      .6    17*     1.0      .7   143 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860      .1      .5    20*     1.3      .7   186 
 DOME LAKE                8880      .3      .8    38*     1.2      .8   150 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .2      -M      *      .8      .7   114 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760      .0      .3     0*      .8      .6   133 
 LOST CREEK               8080      -M      .5      *      -M      .7      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .7      .5   140*     1.0      .7   143 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .1      .4    25*      .6      .7    86 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .1      .5    20*      .8      .8   100 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .1      -M      *      .9      .7   129 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     47*                   131 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .1      .7    14*      .8      .6   133 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .2      -M      *      .5      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520      .1      .7    14*      .8      .5   160 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     14*                   145 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400      .1      .4    25*     1.2      .9   133 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .3      .5    60*     1.3     1.1   118 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .1      .0      *     1.5      .8   188 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120      .6      .9    67*     3.5     1.2   292 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100      .4      .5    80*     1.7      .8   212 
 OLD BATTLE              10000     1.1     1.5    73*     2.4     1.1   218 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400      .4      .1   400*      .8      .8   100 
 TOWER                   10500      -M     1.7      *      -M     1.4      *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200      .3      .4    75*     1.6     1.1   145 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .3      .2   150*      .6      .6   100 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     78*                   174 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240      .0      .8     0*      .4      .9    44 
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .4      .3   133*      .7      .9    78 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      .2      .3    67*      .2      .9    22 
 DEER PARK                9700      .0      -M      *      .0      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      .1      .1   100*      .5      .5   100 
 RENO HILL                8400      .2      .5    40*      .5      .9    56 
 ROACH                    9700      .1      .3    33*      .8     1.0    80 
 SAND LAKE               10080      .4      .7    57*     1.1      .9   122 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .5     1.1    45*     1.1      .8   138 
 WINDY PEAK               7840      .0      .0   100*      .5      .4   125 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     46*                    81 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .1      .0      *     2.1      .6   350 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .3      .5    60*     1.3     1.1   118 
 OLD BATTLE              10000     1.1     1.5    73*     2.4     1.1   218 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .0   100*     1.8      .6   300 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .4      .5    80*     2.0      .7   286 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72*                   234 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100      .8      .0      *      .9      .6   150 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650      .3      .0      *     1.0      .7   143 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0      .0   100*      .2      .5    40 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .5      .0      *     1.1      .6   183 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .3      .0      *      .8      .6   133 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0      .0   100*      .7      .5   140 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .1      .0      *      .5      .6    83 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .1      .0      *      .6      .5   120 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250      .2      .0      *      .2      .5    40 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .2      .0      *      .8      .7   114 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .2      .0      *      .8     1.0    80 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   112 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .1      .0      *      .4      .5    80 
 HEWINTA                  9500      .3      .1   300*     1.6      .9   178 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150      .0      .0   100*     1.4      .7   200 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .0   100*     1.4      .7   200 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425      .4      .0      *      .4      .8    50 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .2      .0      *      .6      .6   100 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100      .7      .7   100*     1.6      .9   178 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    125*                   145 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .3      .5    60*     1.2     1.2   100 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400      .0      .3     0*     1.5      .9   167 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .2      .0      *      .6      .6   100 
 LILY LAKE                9050      .5      .4   125*     1.3     1.0   130 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .9      .6   150*     1.5     1.2   125 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .3      .0      *     1.3      .6   217 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960      .7      .6   117*     1.3     1.0   130 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100*                   134 

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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.