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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 3:18a, 10/19/18
Temperature 34.6°F
Wind 1.0 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 25 , 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      .0      .4     0*      .9     1.5    60 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .1      .4    25*     2.5     1.7   147 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .1      .4    25*      .4     1.8    22 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .0      .6     0*     1.3     2.6    50 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .9      .6   150*     1.4     1.2   117 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860      .0      .8     0*     1.0     2.6    38 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .2      .7    29*      .7     2.0    35 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*     1.6     1.3   123 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .1      .4    25*      .9     1.8    50 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .4      .8    50*     1.5     1.6    94 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0      .3     0*      .4     1.5    27 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.6     1.8    89*     1.8     1.9    95 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360     2.1     2.6    81*     1.9     2.2    86 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450      .0      .7     0*     2.5     2.2   114 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     52*                    73 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275     1.1     2.4    46*      .9     1.5    60 
 BLACK BEAR               7950     1.3     2.1    62*     1.7     2.7    63 
 CANYON                   7940      .0      .6     0*      .3     1.4    21 
 FISHER CREEK             9100      .6     1.9    32*     1.0     2.3    43 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      .1     1.1     9*     1.0     1.9    53 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .2     0*      .4     1.2    33 
 PARKER PEAK              9400      .9     2.9    31       .8     1.7    47 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0     1.9     0*     1.1     2.0    55 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0      .3     0*      .4     1.5    27 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360     2.1     2.6    81*     1.9     2.2    86 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .1      .6    17*      .8     1.7    47 
 WHITE MILL               8700      .1     1.4     7*      .6     2.1    29 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .1      .2    50*     1.1     1.2    92 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     35*                    51 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .7      .7   100*     1.0     1.2    83 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     1.0      .7   143*     2.1     1.5   140 
 DEER PARK                9700     1.7      -M      *     2.7      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100     3.2     1.6   200*     3.9     1.5   260 
 LITTLE WARM              9620      .7      .8    88*     1.7     1.4   121 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.1     2.1    52      2.4     1.7   141 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     1.1      .6   183*     2.8     1.3   215 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     1.6     1.8    89*     1.8     1.9    95 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     1.8      .7   257*     3.6     1.5   240 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    124*                   161 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375     2.0     2.1    95*     2.4     1.8   133 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .4      .5    80*     1.8     1.2   150 
 BLACKWATER               9780     2.1     2.0   105*     2.1     1.9   111 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     1.5     2.3    65      2.1     1.7   124 
 EVENING STAR             9200      .4     2.9    14*      .9     2.2    41 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .9      -M      *     2.2     1.5   147 
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.9     1.2   158      2.2     1.2   183 
 LOST CREEK               8080      -M     1.0      *      -M     1.5      *
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.7      .8   338*     3.5     1.4   250 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     1.2     1.0   120*     3.4     1.6   212 
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.6      .5   320*     2.2      .8   275 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .3      .9    33*     1.4     1.5    93 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     1.9     2.1    90      1.4     1.5    93 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0     1.9     0*     1.1     2.0    55 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .1     1.2     8*      .4     1.7    24 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.6      .2   800*     2.6     1.0   260 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.3     1.8    72*      .9     1.5    60 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89*                   125 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     2.1     2.0   105*     2.1     1.9   111 
 EVENING STAR             9200      .4     2.9    14*      .9     2.2    41 
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.9     1.2   158      2.2     1.2   183 
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.7      .8   338*     3.5     1.4   250 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0     1.9     0*     1.1     2.0    55 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .1     1.2     8*      .4     1.7    24 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     1.3     1.8    72*      .9     1.5    60 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72*                    93 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .4      .5    80*     1.8     1.2   150 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     1.5     2.3    65      2.1     1.7   124 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .6     1.2    50*     1.9     1.5   127 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     1.3     1.0   130*     3.2     1.6   200 
 DOME LAKE                8880      .8     1.5    53*     2.0     1.8   111 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .9      -M      *     2.2     1.5   147 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760      .2      .6    33*     1.3     1.2   108 
 LOST CREEK               8080      -M     1.0      *      -M     1.5      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     1.2     1.0   120*     3.4     1.6   212 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .3      .9    33*     1.4     1.5    93 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     1.1     1.0   110*     2.5     1.7   147 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .1      -M      *      -M     1.5      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     74*                   142 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0     1.3     0      4.5     1.4   321 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .7      -M      *     5.7      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520      .3     1.3    23      4.6     1.1   418 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     12                    364 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400      .0     1.1     0*     2.2     1.9   116 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .8     1.5    53*     4.3     2.4   179 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0      .2     0*     4.4     1.8   244 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     2.2     2.3    96*     4.1     2.7   152 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100     2.4     1.5   160*     4.6     1.8   256 
 OLD BATTLE              10000     1.4     2.9    48*     3.8     2.5   152 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400      .8      .3   267*     7.8     1.8   433 
 TOWER                   10500      .0     4.4     0*     3.8     3.1   123 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200      .0     1.3     0*     3.0     2.3   130 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .0      .7     0*     2.4     1.4   171 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     47*                   186 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     1.1     1.5    73*      .1     1.9     5 
 CASPER MTN.              7900     2.6      .9   289*     4.9     1.9   258 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     2.1     1.0   210*     3.1     1.9   163 
 DEER PARK                9700     1.7      -M      *     2.7      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      .0      .6     0*     3.6     1.2   300 
 RENO HILL                8400     4.0     1.2   333*     6.2     1.9   326 
 ROACH                    9700      -M     1.0      *     2.2     2.1   105 
 SAND LAKE               10080     4.2     2.2   191*     6.1     2.0   305 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.1     2.1    52      2.4     1.7   141 
 WINDY PEAK               7840      .0      .1     0*     4.0      .9   444 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    157*                   210 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .2     0*     2.2     1.4   157 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .8     1.5    53*     4.3     2.4   179 
 OLD BATTLE              10000     1.4     2.9    48*     3.8     2.5   152 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .5     0*     3.4     1.3   262 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .1     1.6     6*     3.9     1.5   260 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     34*                   193 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100     1.4      .4   350*     1.8     1.2   150 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     1.0     1.4    71*     1.5     1.5   100 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0      .2     0*      .8     1.2    67 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .8      .6   133*     1.5     1.2   125 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .9      .6   150*     1.4     1.2   117 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .1      .0      *      .8     1.2    67 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .1      .3    33*     1.1     1.4    79 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .3      .0      *      .9     1.1    82 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250      .1      .0      *      .9     1.2    75 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .4      .8    50*     1.5     1.6    94 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .5      .6    83*     1.4     2.2    64 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    104*                    91 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .0      .0   100*     1.4     1.0   140 
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0      .2     0*     2.1     1.9   111 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150      .7      .1   700*     2.1     1.6   131 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .7      .1   700*     2.9     1.6   181 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     1.0     1.0   100*     1.7     1.8    94 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .1      .3    33*     1.4     1.4   100 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100      .8     1.5    53*     2.7     1.9   142 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    103*                   128 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .0      .9     0*     1.9     2.6    73 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400      .1      .7    14*     1.7     1.9    89 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .1      .3    33*     1.4     1.4   100 
 LILY LAKE                9050     1.2      .8   150*     2.8     2.1   133 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .0     1.1     0*     2.1     2.7    78 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*     1.6     1.3   123 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960      .1     1.4     7*     1.3     2.2    59 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     29*                    90 

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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.