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At 11:08p, 11/13/18
Temperature 27.0°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 WEDNESDAY: MARCH 3 , 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    23.7    15.8   150     24.3    20.3   120 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    22.5    18.9   119     25.1    22.5   112 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    19.9    15.6   128     21.4    21.3   100 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    39.1    30.1   130     37.8    32.9   115 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775    14.2    13.1   108     14.0    14.3    98 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860    38.9    30.0   130       -M    33.4      *
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    29.8    24.6   121     25.3    26.4    96 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    14.5    12.3   118     16.6    15.2   109 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      -M    16.4      *      -M    23.1      *
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    26.2    23.7   111     25.5    24.4   105 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      -M    14.5      *      -M    19.0      *
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      -M    21.1      *    26.4    25.0   106 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    33.8    22.6   150       -M    27.9      *
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    30.0    26.2   115     33.8    28.9   117 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    126                    108 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    24.5    20.2   121     22.0    15.3   144 
 BLACK BEAR               7950    46.9    32.2   146       -M    34.2      *
 CANYON                   7940    16.7    10.9   153     17.3    12.2   142 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    37.5    30.7   122       -M    31.1      *
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      -M    20.9      *    24.6    22.1   111 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350    11.5     8.2   140     13.3    10.3   129 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    21.3    18.3   116       -M    13.3      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    23.6    18.8   126     25.4    16.5   154 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      -M    14.5      *      -M    19.0      *
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    33.8    22.6   150       -M    27.9      *
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    19.1    14.7   130     19.6    18.3   107 
 WHITE MILL               8700    26.0    21.5   121     23.1    24.1    96 
 WOLVERINE                7650    13.2    10.2   129     12.0    11.1   108 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    132                    121 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    16.1    13.3   121     17.5    14.2   123 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     8.8     7.1   124     10.7     8.5   126 
 DEER PARK                9700    15.2      -M      *    20.2      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100    15.7    12.3   128     14.2    11.4   125 
 LITTLE WARM              9620    12.7     9.4   135     13.9    11.0   126 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    16.2    14.2   114     17.3    14.0   124 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     6.5     6.3   103      9.3     8.1   115 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      -M    21.1      *    26.4    25.0   106 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     8.7     8.1   107     11.5    10.0   115 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    120                    118 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375    17.9    17.3   103     16.6    14.3   116 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     6.4     6.0   107      8.4     6.4   131 
 BLACKWATER               9780    27.9    18.3   152     23.2    15.4   151 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    13.9    13.6   102     14.0    11.9   118 
 EVENING STAR             9200    31.6    22.8   139     28.3    19.2   147 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     6.9     7.7    90      9.7     7.5   129 
 KIRWIN                   9550    11.3     8.2   138     13.3     8.7   153 
 MARQUETTE                8760     7.2     6.6   109      8.0     7.3   110 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     8.0     9.9    81     13.7     9.4   146 
 OWL CREEK                8975     5.5     3.8   145      6.0     5.0   120 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    11.2     9.0   124     13.1     9.5   138 
 SHELL CREEK              9580    14.7    12.8   115     13.7    10.8   127 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    23.6    18.8   126     25.4    16.5   154 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120    16.1    11.4   141     18.1    13.8   131 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     4.6     5.0    92      6.3     5.2   121 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    19.9    15.0   133     17.5    14.1   124 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    122                    134 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    27.9    18.3   152     23.2    15.4   151 
 EVENING STAR             9200    31.6    22.8   139     28.3    19.2   147 
 KIRWIN                   9550    11.3     8.2   138     13.3     8.7   153 
 MARQUETTE                8760     7.2     6.6   109      8.0     7.3   110 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    23.6    18.8   126     25.4    16.5   154 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120    16.1    11.4   141     18.1    13.8   131 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    19.9    15.0   133     17.5    14.1   124 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    136                    141 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     6.4     6.0   107      8.4     6.4   131 
 BIG GOOSE                7990     5.1      -M      *     8.0      -M      *
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    13.9    13.6   102     14.0    11.9   118 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     7.1     9.8    72      9.0     8.8   102 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    12.7    11.4   111     10.8    10.5   103 
 DOME LAKE                8880     6.9    11.5    60      9.8    10.6    92 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     6.9     7.7    90      9.7     7.5   129 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760     4.6     5.8    79      7.0     6.1   115 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     8.0     9.9    81     13.7     9.4   146 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    11.2     9.0   124     13.1     9.5   138 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     8.8     9.9    89     10.9    10.7   102 
 TIE CREEK                6870     3.0      -M      *     6.9     8.4    82 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                    114 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     7.1     9.2    77     14.1     7.8   181 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     5.1      -M      *    11.5      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520     9.4     9.2   102     12.9     6.3   205 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                    191 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400    18.6    21.3    87     19.2    20.8    92 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    16.5    17.1    96     21.9    19.0   115 
 ELK RIVER                8700    16.3    16.9    96     19.6    15.7   125 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    17.7    17.7   100     23.5    20.5   115 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    25.5    20.8   123     25.9    19.2   135 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    24.3    26.6    91     31.1    24.9   125 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400    10.9     9.7   112     17.0    13.1   130 
 TOWER                   10500    38.4    37.9   101     34.7    30.4   114 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200    16.6    22.7    73     22.5    21.0   107 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    10.1     9.4   107     10.5    10.1   104 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                    116 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    18.6    20.3    92     19.8    15.8   125 
 CASPER MTN.              7900     9.7    12.5    78     14.5    11.0   132 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    14.7    13.7   107     15.1    13.2   114 
 DEER PARK                9700    15.2      -M      *    20.2      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      -M     8.5      *    12.7     9.3   137 
 RENO HILL                8400    11.8    11.0   107     16.4    14.9   110 
 ROACH                    9700    14.5    14.2   102     17.0    17.5    97 
 SAND LAKE               10080    29.5    27.2   108     25.2    16.7   151 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    16.2    14.2   114     17.3    14.0   124 
 WINDY PEAK               7840     5.6     6.4    88     11.3     7.3   155 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    101                    125 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    12.3    10.0   123     15.7    12.8   123 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    16.5    17.1    96     21.9    19.0   115 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    24.3    26.6    91     31.1    24.9   125 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    11.6    12.4    94     18.1    15.6   116 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    23.4    24.0    98     24.5    22.9   107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                    117 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100    14.7    12.3   120     13.5    14.6    92 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    26.7    24.7   108     20.7    21.2    98 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    12.6    12.2   103     13.0    13.7    95 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    12.5    11.6   108     12.9    14.4    90 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775    14.2    13.1   108     14.0    14.3    98 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    14.6    12.8   114     14.7    14.0   105 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      -M    15.1      *    18.7    17.0   110 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    11.5    10.0   115     11.0    13.0    85 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250    15.4    13.0   118     15.1    13.7   110 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    26.2    23.7   111     25.5    24.4   105 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    25.5    22.0   116     25.5    28.1    91 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    112                     98 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840    13.1    10.7   122     10.0    12.0    83 
 HEWINTA                  9500    10.0     8.7   115     12.3    10.4   118 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150     5.8     5.1   114      8.3     7.3   114 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     6.0     4.6   130      8.6     7.3   118 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    26.2    23.4   112     21.3    22.8    93 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    15.1    14.4   105     16.7    17.0    98 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    12.6    12.8    98     14.4    10.5   137 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    105 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    19.5    17.3   113     17.6    16.1   109 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400    13.8    13.9    99     17.6    15.5   114 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    15.1    14.4   105     16.7    17.0    98 
 LILY LAKE                9050    11.7    10.8   108     15.6    11.9   131 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    23.4    23.9    98     23.2    21.1   110 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    14.5    12.3   118     16.6    15.2   109 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    18.1    21.6    84     18.8    20.0    94 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    102                    108 

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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.