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Water Resources Data System
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At 6:12a, 8/16/18
Temperature 52.3°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 FRIDAY: JANUARY 1 , 1999 
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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     8.8     7.9   111     10.8    11.2    96 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     8.9     8.8   101     11.9    11.9   100 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     7.0     7.2    97      9.0    11.8    76 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    15.6    14.3   109     17.1    18.2    94 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     6.3     6.9    91      6.7     8.0    84 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860    14.5    13.8   105     17.1    18.5    92 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    12.0    11.5   104     12.6    14.3    88 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     5.0     5.1    98      7.4     8.5    87 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     7.9     7.6   104     10.5    12.8    82 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    10.7    11.6    92     11.5    13.3    86 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.1     7.2   140     10.3    10.5    98 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    11.4    11.1   103     13.3    13.8    96 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    16.2    12.6   129     14.8    15.5    95 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    12.1    12.8    95     17.3    15.6   111 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                     93 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    11.7    11.5   102     10.7     8.5   126 
 BLACK BEAR               7950    20.1    15.6   129     19.5    17.2   113 
 CANYON                   7940     7.6     5.3   143      8.7     6.9   126 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    18.0    15.6   115     16.3    16.0   102 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      -M    10.1      *    13.3    11.7   114 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     5.0     4.0   125      6.7     5.8   116 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    11.1    10.6   105       -M     7.6      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.7    10.8   108     14.0     9.8   143 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.1     7.2   140     10.3    10.5    98 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    16.2    12.6   129     14.8    15.5    95 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     8.4     7.0   120     10.7     9.7   110 
 WHITE MILL               8700    11.3    11.4    99     10.7    12.8    84 
 WOLVERINE                7650     8.2     5.2   158      6.5     6.4   102 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    119                    109 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     8.0     7.1   113      8.8     8.1   109 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     5.1     4.4   116      6.6     5.5   120 
 DEER PARK                9700     6.2      -M      *     9.2      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100     8.2     7.7   106      8.6     6.9   125 
 LITTLE WARM              9620     6.3     5.1   124      7.3     6.6   111 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     7.1     8.3    86      8.6     8.0   108 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     3.9     3.3   118      6.6     5.0   132 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    11.4    11.1   103     13.3    13.8    96 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     4.4     4.5    98      7.0     5.8   121 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    106                    112 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375     8.2    10.2    80      8.1     8.7    93 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     3.0     3.7    81      6.2     4.3   144 
 BLACKWATER               9780    15.1     9.9   153     13.2     8.8   150 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.9     7.8    88      7.4     6.9   107 
 EVENING STAR             9200    16.0    12.9   124     16.6    10.8   154 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.2     4.5    71      6.4     5.1   125 
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.7     5.2   129      7.8     5.2   150 
 MARQUETTE                8760     5.1     3.8   134      6.3     4.7   134 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     3.3     5.7    58      9.8     6.0   163 
 OWL CREEK                8975     3.6     1.9   189      4.5     2.8   161 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     4.8     5.1    94      6.8     5.6   121 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     7.5     7.5   100      6.5     6.4   102 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.7    10.8   108     14.0     9.8   143 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120     7.7     5.8   133      9.4     8.0   118 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     3.3     2.4   138      5.3     3.3   161 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    10.1     8.9   113      9.0     8.0   112 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    110                    132 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    15.1     9.9   153     13.2     8.8   150 
 EVENING STAR             9200    16.0    12.9   124     16.6    10.8   154 
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.7     5.2   129      7.8     5.2   150 
 MARQUETTE                8760     5.1     3.8   134      6.3     4.7   134 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    11.7    10.8   108     14.0     9.8   143 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120     7.7     5.8   133      9.4     8.0   118 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    10.1     8.9   113      9.0     8.0   112 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    126                    138 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     3.0     3.7    81      6.2     4.3   144 
 BIG GOOSE                7990     3.0      -M      *     6.3      -M      *
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.9     7.8    88      7.4     6.9   107 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     3.7     5.5    67      5.8     5.6   104 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     6.8     5.6   121      7.2     6.1   118 
 DOME LAKE                8880     4.0     6.3    63      5.8     6.9    84 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.2     4.5    71      6.4     5.1   125 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760     3.1     3.3    94      5.1     3.9   131 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     3.3     5.7    58      9.8     6.0   163 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     4.8     5.1    94      6.8     5.6   121 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     4.6     5.2    88      7.3     6.5   112 
 TIE CREEK                6870     1.1      -M      *     4.3     5.4    80 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     82                    116 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     2.1     5.3    40      9.0     4.8   188 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.1      -M      *     8.8      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520     2.3     5.3    43      8.3     3.9   213 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     42                    199 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400     6.7     9.8    68      9.3    10.8    86 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800     7.3     9.5    77     13.8    11.9   116 
 ELK RIVER                8700     3.6     8.1    44     10.4     8.8   118 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     7.0    10.4    67     11.5    11.6    99 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    11.6    11.4   102     14.0    10.9   128 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    10.9    14.8    74     16.0    14.2   113 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400     3.8     4.8    79     10.7     9.9   108 
 TOWER                   10500    14.8    21.8    68     16.6    16.7    99 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200     7.0    12.2    57     11.6    13.2    88 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     4.4     5.7    77      6.5     6.1   107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     71                    106 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     7.0    12.0    58      9.6     8.6   112 
 CASPER MTN.              7900     3.7     7.5    49      9.5     7.1   134 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     8.6     7.9   109      9.0     7.4   122 
 DEER PARK                9700     6.2      -M      *     9.2      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320     1.1     4.7    23      7.3     5.1   143 
 RENO HILL                8400     5.2     6.2    84      9.9     9.7   102 
 ROACH                    9700     6.1     7.7    79      9.3    10.2    91 
 SAND LAKE               10080    12.6    15.1    83     14.0     9.4   149 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     7.1     8.3    86      8.6     8.0   108 
 WINDY PEAK               7840     1.7     3.3    52      8.0     4.1   195 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                    122 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     3.7     5.0    74      8.8     7.5   117 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800     7.3     9.5    77     13.8    11.9   116 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    10.9    14.8    74     16.0    14.2   113 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      -M     6.2      *      -M     9.0      *
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     7.1    12.8    55     13.3    11.8   113 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     69                    114 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100     7.2     6.0   120      6.7     8.2    82 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    11.5    12.5    92      9.9    10.9    91 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     5.4     5.7    95      6.1     7.6    80 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     5.7     5.8    98      6.5     8.0    81 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     6.3     6.9    91      6.7     8.0    84 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     6.0     5.9   102      6.8     7.8    87 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     7.0     7.0   100      8.3     9.5    87 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     5.0     4.6   109      5.7     7.3    78 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250     5.7     6.0    95      6.6     7.6    87 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    10.7    11.6    92     11.5    13.3    86 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    10.9    10.9   100     12.3    15.6    79 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                     84 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     4.0     4.3    93      4.7     6.7    70 
 HEWINTA                  9500     3.1     3.9    79      5.9     6.4    92 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150     2.3     2.6    88      5.2     4.8   108 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     2.9     2.3   126      5.5     4.8   115 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    10.0    11.6    86      9.0    12.6    71 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     5.9     6.7    88      7.6     9.4    81 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     5.0     7.2    69      7.3     6.8   107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     86                     88 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     5.3     8.8    60      6.8     9.5    72 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400     4.8     6.8    71      8.2     8.8    93 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     5.9     6.7    88      7.6     9.4    81 
 LILY LAKE                9050     4.7     6.2    76      7.7     7.2   107 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     7.3    11.0    66     10.5    12.3    85 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     5.0     5.1    98      7.4     8.5    87 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     5.0    10.8    46      6.4    11.0    58 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     69                     82 

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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.