Home
Interactive Maps
WY Weather
WY Climate
Drought
Data/Products
CoCoRaHS
Library
Articles & Publications
Education & Outreach
Site Map
Cooperative Projects
Water Links
Contact Us

Subscribe to our mailing list

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

wrds@uwyo.edu
Ph (307) 766-6651
Fax (307) 766-3785

At 10:18a, 5/21/18
Temperature 63.7°F
Wind 0.0 mph


Share this page
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: MARCH 11 , 1998 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
BASIN                    ELEV.  SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT   TOTAL PRECIPITATION
 Data Site Name          (Ft)                      %                      %  
                                Current  Average  Avg  Current  Average  Avg
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

WYOMING


SNAKE RIVER  

 BASE CAMP                7030    15.3    16.4    93     17.3    21.0    82 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    19.2    20.7    93     20.3    23.4    87 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    16.1    16.6    97     18.0    22.0    82 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    28.4    32.0    89     29.3    34.3    85 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     9.6    14.0    69     10.6    14.9    71 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860    25.3    31.9    79     27.0    34.8    78 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    23.8    26.2    91     23.8    27.6    86 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    13.9    13.0   107     15.8    15.8   100 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    15.0    17.3    87     17.8    24.1    74 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.7    25.1    78     18.9    25.4    74 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    13.7    15.4    89     15.1    19.6    77 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    22.3    22.3   100     20.5    26.1    79 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    23.4    24.0    98     22.6    28.9    78 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    24.5    27.7    88     27.2    30.0    91 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                     82 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    16.8    21.3    79     14.7    16.1    91 
 BLACK BEAR               7950    33.5    34.2    98       -M    36.2      *
 CANYON                   7940    11.7    11.6   101     12.8    12.8   100 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    26.7    32.3    83     23.7    32.8    72 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    17.9    22.1    81     19.2    23.4    82 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     6.6     8.6    77     10.9    10.7   102 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    16.2    19.4    84     14.2    13.9   102 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.8    19.9    74     17.7    17.3   102 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    13.7    15.4    89     15.1    19.6    77 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    23.4    24.0    98     22.6    28.9    78 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    12.5    15.6    80     15.4    19.4    79 
 WHITE MILL               8700    20.0    22.8    88     18.3    25.4    72 
 WOLVERINE                7650     8.8    10.7    82      9.2    11.6    79 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     86                     84 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    12.7    13.9    91     13.9    14.9    93 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     8.2     7.5   109      9.1     9.1   100 
 DEER PARK                9700      -M      -M      *    16.9      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100    11.5    13.1    88     10.4    12.2    85 
 LITTLE WARM              9620     8.8    10.1    87     10.8    11.6    93 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    12.4    14.9    83     13.7    14.9    92 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     7.9     6.8   116      7.8     8.7    90 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    22.3    22.3   100     20.5    26.1    79 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     9.0     8.7   103     10.4    10.7    97 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                     89 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375    17.4    18.3    95     15.5    15.2   102 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     5.4     6.3    86      5.2     6.9    75 
 BLACKWATER               9780    17.8    19.6    91     15.9    16.1    99 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    14.0    14.5    97     14.1    12.8   110 
 EVENING STAR             9200    19.9    24.1    83     21.6    20.2   107 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     8.0      -M      *     8.2     8.1   101 
 KIRWIN                   9550    10.5     8.7   121     11.8     9.3   127 
 MARQUETTE                8760    10.8     7.1   152     11.1     7.9   141 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     9.2    10.6    87      8.8    10.0    88 
 OWL CREEK                8975     5.4     4.0   135      5.3     5.3   100 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     9.4     9.6    98     10.2    10.1   101 
 SHELL CREEK              9580    12.5    13.5    93      9.7    11.4    85 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.8    19.9    74     17.7    17.3   102 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120     9.0    12.0    75     12.6    14.4    88 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     7.0     5.4   130      8.5     5.7   149 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    12.8    15.7    82     12.8    14.8    86 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                    102 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    17.8    19.6    91     15.9    16.1    99 
 EVENING STAR             9200    19.9    24.1    83     21.6    20.2   107 
 KIRWIN                   9550    10.5     8.7   121     11.8     9.3   127 
 MARQUETTE                8760    10.8     7.1   152     11.1     7.9   141 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    14.8    19.9    74     17.7    17.3   102 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120     9.0    12.0    75     12.6    14.4    88 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    12.8    15.7    82     12.8    14.8    86 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                    104 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     5.4     6.3    86      5.2     6.9    75 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    14.0    14.5    97     14.1    12.8   110 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     9.3    10.4    89     10.7     9.5   113 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    12.2    12.5    98     12.2    11.3   108 
 DOME LAKE                8880     9.7    12.2    80     11.5    11.3   102 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     8.0      -M      *     8.2     8.1   101 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760     6.5     6.3   103      7.9     6.6   120 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     9.2    10.6    87      8.8    10.0    88 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     9.4     9.6    98     10.2    10.1   101 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    10.7    10.6   101     12.3    11.3   109 
 TIE CREEK                6870     6.8      -M      *    10.8     9.1   119 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                    105 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     9.0     9.8    92     11.8     8.4   140 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     9.4      -M      *    10.1      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520    11.9     9.8   121      9.1     6.8   134 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    107                    138 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400    20.3    22.7    89     20.4    21.8    94 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    16.6    18.2    91     17.5    20.0    88 
 ELK RIVER                8700    15.6    17.9    87     15.8    16.7    95 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    17.9    19.0    94     20.9    21.7    96 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    25.3    22.2   114     24.4    20.4   120 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    27.4    28.0    98     29.4    26.3   112 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400    10.3    10.7    96     11.2    14.0    80 
 TOWER                   10500      -M    40.1      *      -M    32.0      *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200    18.2    24.2    75     22.5    22.2   101 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     6.2    10.1    61      6.6    10.8    61 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                     97 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    16.9    21.8    78     17.3    16.8   103 
 CASPER MTN.              7900    11.5    13.4    86     11.0    11.8    93 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    12.4    14.6    85     11.8    14.2    83 
 DEER PARK                9700      -M      -M      *    16.9      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320     8.6     9.1    95      9.8    10.0    98 
 RENO HILL                8400    11.1    11.9    93     10.2    16.1    63 
 ROACH                    9700    13.1    15.1    87     14.7    18.5    79 
 SAND LAKE               10080    21.9    28.9    76     19.8    17.7   112 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    12.4    14.9    83     13.7    14.9    92 
 WINDY PEAK               7840     6.5     7.2    90      7.7     7.9    97 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                     91 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    12.6    10.5   120     14.2    13.5   105 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    16.6    18.2    91     17.5    20.0    88 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    27.4    28.0    98     29.4    26.3   112 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    14.4    13.2   109     17.3    16.4   105 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    26.0    25.5   102     24.7    24.3   102 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    102                    103 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100    10.0    13.0    77      9.2    15.2    61 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    20.4    26.3    78     16.0    22.2    72 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     9.5    12.9    74      9.5    14.2    67 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    10.4    12.4    84     10.8    14.9    72 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     9.6    14.0    69     10.6    14.9    71 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    12.1    13.9    87     12.1    14.5    83 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    11.7    16.0    73     13.3    17.6    76 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     8.9    10.5    85      8.7    13.5    64 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250    10.3    13.7    75     10.6    14.2    75 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.7    25.1    78     18.9    25.4    74 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    18.6    23.2    80     18.9    29.1    65 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     78                     71 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840    10.2    11.5    89      9.5    12.5    76 
 HEWINTA                  9500    10.0     9.6   104     12.9    11.1   116 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150     9.5     5.6   170     10.4     7.9   132 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     6.9     5.2   133      9.3     7.9   118 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    21.4    25.2    85     16.7    23.8    70 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    13.9    15.4    90     14.3    17.6    81 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    12.9    13.8    93     15.6    11.1   141 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                     97 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    20.1    18.4   109     19.4    17.1   113 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400    12.5    14.9    84     17.5    16.5   106 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    13.9    15.4    90     14.3    17.6    81 
 LILY LAKE                9050    12.6    11.5   110     14.9    12.7   117 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    28.2    25.6   110     24.4    22.4   109 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    13.9    13.0   107     15.8    15.8   100 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    19.0    23.0    83     19.9    21.1    94 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99                    102 

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------


-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.