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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 12:18p, 10/17/18
Temperature 47.3°F
Wind 11.0 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 SATURDAY: APRIL 11 , 1998 
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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    15.1    16.5    92     20.9    23.6    89 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    21.3    23.6    90     24.4    26.5    92 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    16.3    18.1    90     21.2    24.9    85 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    32.0    37.4    86     35.4    39.4    90 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775    12.1    15.9    76     13.4    16.9    79 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860    31.6    36.5    87     33.1    40.0    83 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    27.2    30.5    89     27.1    31.6    86 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    15.6    14.0   111     19.1    17.9   107 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    17.1    18.7    91     22.5    27.6    82 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    22.0    29.1    76     22.7    29.0    78 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    16.6    17.3    96     18.0    22.1    81 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    25.8    26.5    97     24.8    30.0    83 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    28.9    26.7   108     28.2    32.5    87 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    28.8    31.4    92     32.8    34.0    96 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                     87 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    20.1    25.0    80     17.3    19.2    90 
 BLACK BEAR               7950    40.6    39.7   102     37.4    43.0    87 
 CANYON                   7940    12.7    13.4    95     15.1    15.0   101 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    31.3    37.4    84     28.8    38.8    74 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    21.6    25.4    85     23.6    27.8    85 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     6.2     9.1    68     12.2    12.6    97 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    19.8    22.8    87     17.2    16.5   104 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    18.5    23.4    79     21.1    20.3   104 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    16.6    17.3    96     18.0    22.1    81 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    28.9    26.7   108     28.2    32.5    87 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    14.8    18.0    82     19.2    23.1    83 
 WHITE MILL               8700    24.0    25.6    94     22.0    30.0    73 
 WOLVERINE                7650     9.6    11.8    81     10.6    13.6    78 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                     86 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    15.6    15.2   103     17.0    17.6    97 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    11.1     8.6   129     12.7    11.4   111 
 DEER PARK                9700      -M      -M      *    22.0      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100    16.8    16.1   104     15.1    15.2    99 
 LITTLE WARM              9620    11.7    13.0    90     14.0    14.3    98 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    16.5    17.3    95     18.6    18.3   102 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    10.7     7.2   149     11.0    11.0   100 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    25.8    26.5    97     24.8    30.0    83 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    12.2    10.3   118     14.9    13.5   110 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    105                     98 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375    20.7    21.8    95     18.1    18.5    98 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     7.4     7.0   106      9.3     9.0   103 
 BLACKWATER               9780    21.1    24.0    88     18.8    18.9    99 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    18.2    17.6   103     17.2    16.1   107 
 EVENING STAR             9200    23.8    28.6    83     25.5    23.8   107 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    11.5      -M      *    12.0    10.5   114 
 KIRWIN                   9550    13.4    10.8   124     14.5    11.6   125 
 MARQUETTE                8760    13.8     8.5   162     14.0    10.8   130 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    12.2    13.2    92     11.7    12.8    91 
 OWL CREEK                8975     8.3     4.7   177      7.7     6.8   113 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    13.3    11.4   117     14.4    12.6   114 
 SHELL CREEK              9580    15.7    15.9    99     12.1    14.0    86 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    18.5    23.4    79     21.1    20.3   104 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120    10.3    11.3    91     14.8    17.0    87 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     9.0     6.5   138     10.9     8.0   136 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    15.2    18.0    84     15.4    17.6    88 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99                    104 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    21.1    24.0    88     18.8    18.9    99 
 EVENING STAR             9200    23.8    28.6    83     25.5    23.8   107 
 KIRWIN                   9550    13.4    10.8   124     14.5    11.6   125 
 MARQUETTE                8760    13.8     8.5   162     14.0    10.8   130 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    18.5    23.4    79     21.1    20.3   104 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120    10.3    11.3    91     14.8    17.0    87 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    15.2    18.0    84     15.4    17.6    88 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                    103 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     7.4     7.0   106      9.3     9.0   103 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    18.2    17.6   103     17.2    16.1   107 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    12.0    12.6    95     13.2    12.5   106 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    15.6    16.3    96     15.9    14.6   109 
 DOME LAKE                8880    10.8    14.5    74     14.3    14.3   100 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    11.5      -M      *    12.0    10.5   114 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760     8.9     7.5   119     10.6     8.7   122 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    12.2    13.2    92     11.7    12.8    91 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    13.3    11.4   117     14.4    12.6   114 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    12.8    13.0    98     14.7    14.2   104 
 TIE CREEK                6870     7.8      -M      *    13.7    11.9   115 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                    107 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     8.5    11.5    74     13.6    11.3   120 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     9.8      -M      *    10.9      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520    12.4    11.5   108     11.3     8.8   128 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                    124 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400    20.0    24.5    82     22.8    25.7    89 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    20.5    21.7    94     21.2    24.3    87 
 ELK RIVER                8700    17.3    20.3    85     19.6    20.2    97 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    21.2    23.6    90     24.2    26.8    90 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    32.3    27.5   117     29.7    25.0   119 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    33.2    34.8    95     35.9    32.0   112 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400     8.0    13.1    61     13.2    17.7    75 
 TOWER                   10500    47.5    48.0    99     37.5    38.5    97 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200    20.1    28.5    71     26.0    27.0    96 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     7.6    13.1    58      7.7    13.5    57 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                     95 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    22.6    28.3    80     22.0    20.9   105 
 CASPER MTN.              7900    13.1    18.3    72     13.4    15.6    86 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    15.3    17.5    87     14.9    18.2    82 
 DEER PARK                9700      -M      -M      *    22.0      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320     9.6    10.2    94     12.0    12.8    94 
 RENO HILL                8400    13.3    15.2    88     12.7    20.3    63 
 ROACH                    9700    15.6    17.9    87     17.3    22.7    76 
 SAND LAKE               10080    28.5    35.0    81     24.9    21.8   114 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    16.5    17.3    95     18.6    18.3   102 
 WINDY PEAK               7840     7.8     9.2    85      9.9    10.4    95 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                     90 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    11.7    11.0   106     16.2    16.4    99 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    20.5    21.7    94     21.2    24.3    87 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    33.2    34.8    95     35.9    32.0   112 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    15.1    15.2    99     20.0    20.1   100 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    29.7    30.2    98     28.7    30.1    95 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                     99 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100    13.1    15.2    86     12.3    17.2    72 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    25.3    30.7    82     20.1    25.4    79 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    13.1    14.7    89     13.0    16.1    81 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    13.6    14.7    93     14.0    16.9    83 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775    12.1    15.9    76     13.4    16.9    79 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    14.5    13.6   107     15.8    16.5    96 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    11.6    17.1    68     18.0    20.0    90 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    11.7    10.9   107     11.4    15.3    75 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250    12.8    15.3    84     13.2    16.1    82 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    22.0    29.1    76     22.7    29.0    78 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    21.9    26.6    82     23.1    32.8    70 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                     80 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840    10.8     7.6   142     12.1    14.2    85 
 HEWINTA                  9500    13.8     9.7   142     16.1    14.2   113 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150    13.7     6.7   204     13.9    10.4   134 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150    10.9     6.3   173     12.1    10.4   116 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    25.8    30.0    86     20.7    27.5    75 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    16.0    17.5    91     17.1    19.9    86 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    18.0    17.5   103     19.7    13.9   142 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    114                    101 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    20.9    20.4   102     21.9    20.6   106 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400    14.6    12.4   118     21.6    20.4   106 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    16.0    17.5    91     17.1    19.9    86 
 LILY LAKE                9050    14.9    13.0   115     18.7    15.9   118 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    31.0    29.5   105     27.9    27.2   103 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    15.6    14.0   111     19.1    17.9   107 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    23.0    25.7    89     24.3    25.4    96 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    103                    102 

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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.