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Water Resources Data System
Dept 3943
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071

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At 5:28p, 5/27/18
Temperature 59.0°F
Wind 10.0 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 FRIDAY: OCTOBER 17 , 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      .2      .1   200*     1.5     1.0   150 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .1      .1   100*     1.8     1.1   164 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .2      .1   200*      .5     1.2    42 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .2      .1   200*     2.4     1.7   141 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .9      .1   900*      .9      .8   112 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860      .2      .2   100*     1.7     1.8    94 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .4      .1   400*     1.2     1.3    92 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .1      .0      *     2.3      .9   256 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .1      .1   100*     1.1     1.2    92 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .3      .2   150*      .8     1.1    73 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .2      .1   200*     1.4     1.0   140 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.3     1.2   108*     1.4     1.3   108 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360     1.5     1.6    94*     2.2     1.4   157 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450      .2      .1   200*     2.8     1.4   200 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    141*                   128 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275     1.2     1.7    71*     1.4     1.0   140 
 BLACK BEAR               7950     1.7     1.4   121*     2.4     1.8   133 
 CANYON                   7940      .8      .3   267*     1.9      .9   211 
 FISHER CREEK             9100     2.0     1.1   182*     2.1     1.5   140 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      .7      .6   117*     1.8     1.3   138 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .0   100*     1.7      .8   212 
 PARKER PEAK              9400     1.5     1.9    79*     2.1     1.1   191 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.5     1.3   115*     3.3     1.3   254 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .2      .1   200*     1.4     1.0   140 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360     1.5     1.6    94*     2.2     1.4   157 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .0      .3     0*     1.5     1.1   136 
 WHITE MILL               8700     1.4      .9   156*     2.0     1.4   143 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .1     0*     1.6      .8   200 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111*                   165 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .4      .4   100*      .7      .8    88 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .1      .4    25*      .5     1.0    50 
 DEER PARK                9700      .0      -M      *      .0      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100      .4     1.0    40*      .5     1.0    50 
 LITTLE WARM              9620      .0      .5     0*     1.3      .9   144 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .3     1.5    20*     1.2     1.1   109 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .2      .4    50*      .6      .9    67 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.3     1.2   108*     1.4     1.3   108 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .1      .4    25*      .9     1.0    90 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     48*                    89 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375     2.3     1.5   153*     2.2     1.2   183 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .1      .3    33*     1.0      .8   125 
 BLACKWATER               9780     1.2     1.4    86*     1.5     1.2   125 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     1.5     1.8    83*     2.0     1.1   182 
 EVENING STAR             9200     1.1     1.9    58*     2.3     1.5   153 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .2      -M      *      .9     1.0    90 
 KIRWIN                   9550      .8      .8   100*     1.0      .8   125 
 LOST CREEK               8080      -M      .7      *      -M     1.0      *
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.2      .6   200*     1.7      .9   189 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .5      .7    71*     1.2     1.1   109 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .6      .4   150*      .9      .5   180 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .1      .6    17*     1.1     1.0   110 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     1.3     1.6    81*     1.1     1.0   110 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.5     1.3   115*     3.3     1.3   254 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .0      .7     0*     1.7     1.1   155 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .8      .1   800*     1.4      .7   200 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .4     1.2    33*      .7     1.0    70 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90*                   148 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     1.2     1.4    86*     1.5     1.2   125 
 EVENING STAR             9200     1.1     1.9    58*     2.3     1.5   153 
 KIRWIN                   9550      .8      .8   100*     1.0      .8   125 
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.2      .6   200*     1.7      .9   189 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.5     1.3   115*     3.3     1.3   254 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .0      .7     0*     1.7     1.1   155 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .4     1.2    33*      .7     1.0    70 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     78*                   156 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .1      .3    33*     1.0      .8   125 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     1.5     1.8    83*     2.0     1.1   182 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .4      .8    50*     1.4     1.0   140 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860      .0      .7     0*     1.8     1.1   164 
 DOME LAKE                8880      .6     1.0    60*     1.4     1.2   117 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .2      -M      *      .9     1.0    90 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760      .1      .4    25*      .8      .8   100 
 LOST CREEK               8080      -M      .7      *      -M     1.0      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .5      .7    71*     1.2     1.1   109 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .1      .6    17*     1.1     1.0   110 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .6      .7    86*     1.9     1.1   173 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      -M      *     1.3     1.0   130 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     56*                   132 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .1      .9    11*     1.2      .9   133 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .2      -M      *      .9      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520      .1      .9    11*     1.5      .7   214 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     11*                   169 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400      .0      .6     0*     2.2     1.3   169 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .4      .8    50*     1.8     1.6   112 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0      .0   100*     1.8     1.2   150 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     1.3     1.3   100*     2.9     1.8   161 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100      .8      .8   100*     2.2     1.2   183 
 OLD BATTLE              10000     1.3     2.0    65*     3.2     1.7   188 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400      .1      .1   100*     1.3     1.2   108 
 TOWER                   10500     1.8     2.6    69*    16.3     2.1   776 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200      .1      .7    14*     2.3     1.5   153 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .8      .3   267*     1.5      .9   167 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72*                   245 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240      .1     1.0    10*      .8     1.2    67 
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .4      .5    80*     1.2     1.3    92 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      .6      .5   120*      .8     1.2    67 
 DEER PARK                9700      .0      -M      *      .0      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      .2      .2   100*     1.0      .8   125 
 RENO HILL                8400      .8      .7   114*     1.2     1.3    92 
 ROACH                    9700      .0      .5     0*     1.1     1.4    79 
 SAND LAKE               10080     1.3     1.2   108*     1.8     1.3   138 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .3     1.5    20*     1.2     1.1   109 
 WINDY PEAK               7840      .0      .0   100*      .8      .6   133 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     61*                    97 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .0   100*     2.3      .9   256 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .4      .8    50*     1.8     1.6   112 
 OLD BATTLE              10000     1.3     2.0    65*     3.2     1.7   188 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .1     0*     2.2      .9   244 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .4      .8    50*     2.5     1.0   250 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     57*                   197 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100      .9      .1   900*     1.2      .8   150 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650      .5      .3   167*     1.0     1.0   100 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0      .0   100*      .3      .8    38 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .9      .1   900*     1.3      .8   162 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .9      .1   900*      .9      .8   112 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .1      .0      *      .7      .8    88 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .0      .1     0*      .5      .9    56 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0      .0   100*      .9      .7   129 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250      .0      .0   100*      .3      .8    38 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .3      .2   150*      .8     1.1    73 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .1      .1   100*      .9     1.4    64 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    360*                    89 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .0      .0   100*      .4      .7    57 
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0      .1     0*     1.9     1.2   158 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150      .0      .0   100*     1.5     1.1   136 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .0   100*     1.5     1.1   136 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425      .7      .2   350*      .8     1.2    67 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .1      .1   100*      .7      .9    78 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     1.2      .9   133*     2.2     1.2   183 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    154*                   122 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .1      .7    14*     1.2     1.7    71 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400      .0      .4     0*     1.6     1.3   123 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .1      .1   100*      .7      .9    78 
 LILY LAKE                9050      .0      .5     0*     1.6     1.4   114 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .0      .8     0*     1.6     1.8    89 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .1      .0      *     2.3      .9   256 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960      .3      .8    38*     1.3     1.5    87 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     15*                   108 

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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.