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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 2:08a, 8/19/18
Temperature 48.5°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: APRIL 22 , 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    15.2    13.7   111     22.6    24.5    92 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    21.4    21.9    98     25.3    27.5    92 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    15.6    15.7    99     22.1    26.0    85 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    32.6    36.1    90     37.6    40.8    92 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775    12.8    15.1    85     14.6    17.6    83 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860    32.9    35.8    92     34.9    41.4    84 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    27.7    30.3    91     27.8    32.7    85 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    15.6    12.5   125     19.8    18.6   106 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    17.5    17.6    99     24.5    28.6    86 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    24.2    29.5    82     23.8    30.0    79 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    17.8    16.4   109     19.8    22.9    86 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    25.1    27.6    91     26.4    31.0    85 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    30.9    27.0   114     30.0    33.7    89 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    29.2    31.8    92     34.5    35.2    98 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                     89 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    20.8    25.7    81     18.2    20.3    90 
 BLACK BEAR               7950    40.5    40.0   101     39.5    44.9    88 
 CANYON                   7940    13.4    12.4   108     16.4    15.7   104 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    31.3    38.3    82     30.5    40.7    75 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    23.0    24.8    93     25.5    28.9    88 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     5.7     7.6    75     12.7    13.3    95 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    20.7    23.4    88     17.7    17.5   101 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    19.6    23.9    82     22.4    21.4   105 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    17.8    16.4   109     19.8    22.9    86 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    30.9    27.0   114     30.0    33.7    89 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    16.4    16.9    97     21.2    24.1    88 
 WHITE MILL               8700    24.8    26.0    95     22.9    31.4    73 
 WOLVERINE                7650     8.4    10.2    82     11.0    14.5    76 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                     87 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    17.5    14.3   122     19.2    18.6   103 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    12.6     7.9   159     14.6    12.4   118 
 DEER PARK                9700      -M      -M      *    24.1      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100    19.4    17.2   113     17.5    16.4   107 
 LITTLE WARM              9620    12.9    12.1   107     15.6    15.4   101 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    18.4    17.8   103     20.8    19.6   106 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    12.0     6.4   188     12.6    11.8   107 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    25.1    27.6    91     26.4    31.0    85 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    13.3    10.0   133     16.6    14.6   114 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    116                    103 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375      -M    23.1      *      -M    19.8      *
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     8.2     5.7   144     11.4     9.9   115 
 BLACKWATER               9780    22.5    25.1    90     20.2    19.9   102 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    20.1    18.2   110     19.4    17.2   113 
 EVENING STAR             9200    24.7    29.9    83     26.9    24.9   108 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    13.3      -M      *    13.9    11.6   120 
 KIRWIN                   9550    14.1    11.4   124     15.7    12.6   125 
 MARQUETTE                8760    16.1     8.7   185     16.3    12.3   133 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    13.9    14.1    99     13.4    13.9    96 
 OWL CREEK                8975     9.7     4.1   237      9.6     7.5   128 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    14.8    11.1   133     15.9    13.7   116 
 SHELL CREEK              9580    17.5    16.6   105     13.7    15.1    91 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    19.6    23.9    82     22.4    21.4   105 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120     9.5     9.5   100     15.2    17.9    85 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    10.4     6.3   165     12.7     9.1   140 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    16.2    18.3    89     16.6    18.5    90 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    107                    108 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    22.5    25.1    90     20.2    19.9   102 
 EVENING STAR             9200    24.7    29.9    83     26.9    24.9   108 
 KIRWIN                   9550    14.1    11.4   124     15.7    12.6   125 
 MARQUETTE                8760    16.1     8.7   185     16.3    12.3   133 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    19.6    23.9    82     22.4    21.4   105 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120     9.5     9.5   100     15.2    17.9    85 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    16.2    18.3    89     16.6    18.5    90 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                    105 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     8.2     5.7   144     11.4     9.9   115 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    20.1    18.2   110     19.4    17.2   113 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    13.7    13.2   104     14.9    13.5   110 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    19.3    17.2   112     19.6    16.0   123 
 DOME LAKE                8880      -M    14.9      *    16.1    15.4   105 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    13.3      -M      *    13.9    11.6   120 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760    11.2     7.3   153     13.5     9.6   141 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    13.9    14.1    99     13.4    13.9    96 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    14.8    11.1   133     15.9    13.7   116 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    14.6    13.5   108     16.6    15.5   107 
 TIE CREEK                6870     9.2      -M      *    16.1    13.0   124 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    115                    114 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     8.0    10.7    75     14.1    12.7   111 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     9.6      -M      *    11.6      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520    13.2    10.7   123     12.4     9.6   129 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     99                    119 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400    20.3    23.4    87     25.1    27.0    93 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    21.5    20.7   104     22.6    26.0    87 
 ELK RIVER                8700    18.5    18.6    99     22.8    21.2   108 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    24.0    24.4    98     27.0    28.7    94 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    34.4    28.7   120     32.3    26.7   121 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    36.0    36.9    98     38.4    34.1   113 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400     6.9    12.0    58     14.3    19.3    74 
 TOWER                   10500    53.2    49.9   107     40.9    41.1   100 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200    21.8    27.5    79     28.3    29.0    98 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     9.7    13.5    72      9.3    14.6    64 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                     97 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    25.6    29.0    88     24.5    22.5   109 
 CASPER MTN.              7900    13.8    18.5    75     15.0    17.4    86 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    17.0    18.4    92     16.8    19.8    85 
 DEER PARK                9700      -M      -M      *    24.1      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320     9.2     8.4   110     12.7    13.8    92 
 RENO HILL                8400    14.1    14.6    97     13.8    21.4    64 
 ROACH                    9700    17.2    18.1    95     19.1    24.4    78 
 SAND LAKE               10080    31.3    36.4    86     27.1    23.5   115 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    18.4    17.8   103     20.8    19.6   106 
 WINDY PEAK               7840     8.0     8.7    92     10.9    11.4    96 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                     92 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    10.4     8.2   127     17.1    17.5    98 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    21.5    20.7   104     22.6    26.0    87 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    36.0    36.9    98     38.4    34.1   113 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    13.8    12.9   107     21.5    21.7    99 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    31.6    30.2   105     30.9    32.3    96 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    104                     99 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100    14.0    14.7    95     13.7    17.9    77 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    26.1    27.4    95     20.7    26.2    79 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    13.8    14.9    93     13.4    16.8    80 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    14.2    14.6    97     15.0    17.6    85 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775    12.8    15.1    85     14.6    17.6    83 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    13.5    12.0   112     16.5    17.1    96 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      -M    16.1      *    18.9    20.8    91 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    11.9    10.0   119     12.1    15.9    76 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250    13.6    14.4    94     13.9    16.7    83 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    24.2    29.5    82     23.8    30.0    79 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    21.7    26.1    83     23.9    34.0    70 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                     81 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     9.7     5.7   170     12.8    14.8    86 
 HEWINTA                  9500    15.1     7.4   204     17.1    15.3   112 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150    14.8     5.0   296     14.9    11.5   130 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     9.5     4.5   211     12.9    11.5   112 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    26.9    29.7    91     21.6    28.4    76 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    15.7    16.5    95     18.1    20.7    87 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    19.0    18.3   104     21.1    15.1   140 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    127                    101 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    21.3    18.2   117     23.0    21.7   106 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400    15.8     9.0   176     23.4    21.8   107 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    15.7    16.5    95     18.1    20.7    87 
 LILY LAKE                9050    15.5    11.1   140     20.4    17.0   120 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    32.7    27.9   117     29.2    28.9   101 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    15.6    12.5   125     19.8    18.6   106 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    25.2    25.1   100     26.1    27.0    97 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    118                    103 

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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.