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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 1:47p, 8/14/18
Temperature 60.5°F
Wind 14.0 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 THURSDAY: MAY 13 , 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    13.1     5.8   230     30.2    26.4   115 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    23.7    15.0   159     35.5    29.4   121 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    14.1     8.2   172     27.4    28.0    98 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    39.0    28.2   139     48.3    43.8   111 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775    16.4    10.7   153     19.7    18.9   104 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860    38.0    30.4   126     44.8    44.4   101 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    33.9    26.0   131     36.8    35.0   106 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    12.0     1.7   750     22.4    20.2   111 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    11.0    12.4    89     29.4    30.7    96 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    37.5    26.7   141     35.4    32.0   111 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    16.9    11.9   143     25.9    24.7   106 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      -M    26.4      *    34.4    33.3   104 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    41.7    26.5   157     35.9    36.3   100 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    31.9    28.4   113     47.3    37.8   126 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    143                    108 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    28.9    25.2   116     27.7    22.7   122 
 BLACK BEAR               7950    56.0    37.5   150     53.3    48.2   111 
 CANYON                   7940    12.5     7.3   173     21.5    17.4   124 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    41.3    37.7   110     42.4    44.2    97 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      -M    19.7      *    37.8    31.4   121 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     2.0     3.2    65     16.9    15.0   113 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    26.4    22.9   116       -M    19.5      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    24.2    21.2   115     32.3    23.9   135 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    16.9    11.9   143     25.9    24.7   106 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    41.7    26.5   157     35.9    36.3   100 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    18.9    10.5   181     28.9    26.0   112 
 WHITE MILL               8700    30.5    25.2   122     28.9    34.3    85 
 WOLVERINE                7650     1.4     3.8    37     15.4    16.4    94 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    130                    108 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    18.4     7.8   236     22.2    20.7   108 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    18.2     3.4   536     24.0    14.4   168 
 DEER PARK                9700    26.4      -M      *    33.0      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100    30.4    17.2   178     27.9    18.7   150 
 LITTLE WARM              9620    20.4     6.3   328     24.5    17.5   141 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    24.5    16.9   146     30.4    22.0   138 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    12.6     2.9   435     21.2    13.5   158 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      -M    26.4      *    34.4    33.3   104 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    18.5     6.6   281     25.9    16.9   155 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    235                    135 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375    25.0    24.4   103     24.7    22.7   110 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     1.2     1.9    58     16.4    12.0   137 
 BLACKWATER               9780    35.8    25.0   143     29.4    22.0   134 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    22.2    16.9   131     24.0    19.7   122 
 EVENING STAR             9200    36.8    30.4   122     40.0    27.5   146 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    11.2    11.1   101     18.4    14.0   132 
 KIRWIN                   9550    17.5    10.5   169     20.7    14.5   143 
 MARQUETTE                8760    17.2     7.8   221     19.9    15.0   133 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    17.5    14.2   124     23.2    16.2   143 
 OWL CREEK                8975    10.9     1.4   772     14.5     9.2   158 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    12.2     7.0   177     21.7    16.2   135 
 SHELL CREEK              9580    19.4    17.0   115     20.5    17.5   118 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    24.2    21.2   115     32.3    23.9   135 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120     7.3     4.6   157     21.9    19.9   110 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    10.5     3.0   347     16.9    11.5   147 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    21.2    16.2   131     21.9    20.5   107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    137                    130 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    35.8    25.0   143     29.4    22.0   134 
 EVENING STAR             9200    36.8    30.4   122     40.0    27.5   146 
 KIRWIN                   9550    17.5    10.5   169     20.7    14.5   143 
 MARQUETTE                8760    17.2     7.8   221     19.9    15.0   133 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    24.2    21.2   115     32.3    23.9   135 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120     7.3     4.6   157     21.9    19.9   110 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    21.2    16.2   131     21.9    20.5   107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    139                    130 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900     1.2     1.9    58     16.4    12.0   137 
 BIG GOOSE                7990     9.7      -M      *    18.4      -M      *
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    22.2    16.9   131     24.0    19.7   122 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    11.9    11.5   103     17.7    15.7   113 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    24.9    16.4   152     25.0    18.9   133 
 DOME LAKE                8880      -M    11.0      *    17.7    17.9    99 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    11.2    11.1   101     18.4    14.0   132 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760     4.3     4.5    96     17.2    11.5   151 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    17.5    14.2   124     23.2    16.2   143 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    12.2     7.0   177     21.7    16.2   135 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    15.0    11.0   136     21.7    18.2   120 
 TIE CREEK                6870      -M      -M      *      -M    15.1      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    128                    127 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .3     5.5     4     19.4    15.6   124 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      -M      *    17.4      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520     1.9     5.5    34       -M    11.5      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     19                    124*


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400    15.4    15.4   100     29.7    29.2   102 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    20.4    13.5   152     32.2    28.7   112 
 ELK RIVER                8700    11.0     9.7   113     28.9    23.2   125 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    23.5    23.9    99     33.3    32.2   104 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    40.5    27.2   150     39.8    29.7   135 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    40.0    37.2   108     47.0    37.3   127 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400    10.0     6.6   151     25.7    21.7   118 
 TOWER                   10500    57.4    50.9   113     49.7    45.8   109 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200    20.4    21.4    96     34.2    31.9   107 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    15.5    11.1   140     16.4    16.7    99 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    118                    114 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    28.7    25.5   113     32.3    25.2   129 
 CASPER MTN.              7900    12.9    12.2   105     23.4    20.4   115 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    22.2    18.7   119     24.2    22.5   108 
 DEER PARK                9700    26.4      -M      *    33.0      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      .0     3.9     0     20.9    16.2   130 
 RENO HILL                8400    14.1     9.4   152     26.7    23.2   116 
 ROACH                    9700      -M    16.4      *    26.0    27.7    95 
 SAND LAKE               10080    46.3    35.8   130     37.8    26.2   145 
 SOUTH PASS               9040    24.5    16.9   146     30.4    22.0   138 
 WINDY PEAK               7840      .9     4.3    20     18.7    13.6   137 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    119                    122 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .7     0*    23.2    19.5   119 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800    20.4    13.5   152     32.2    28.7   112 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    40.0    37.2   108     47.0    37.3   127 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     3.2     3.4    92     26.4    24.2   109 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    30.7    26.0   119     38.0    35.8   107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    117                    115 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100    14.9    10.5   143     19.2    19.4    99 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    32.7    22.5   145     27.7    28.0    99 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930    14.5    13.0   111     17.9    18.2    99 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    16.0    10.5   152     19.4    19.0   102 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775    16.4    10.7   153     19.7    18.9   104 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     9.6     1.7   600     20.0    18.5   109 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      -M    12.0      *    24.7    22.4   111 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340    10.9     6.8   162     16.2    17.2    95 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250    17.9     9.2   195     22.7    18.0   127 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    37.5    26.7   141     35.4    32.0   111 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    30.9    21.9   142     38.0    36.5   105 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    151                    106 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     6.6      .0   734*    18.2    16.0   115 
 HEWINTA                  9500    11.9      .9  1476*    19.2    17.4   110 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150     3.9     1.0   390     14.5    13.5   108 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     7.5      .9   938     15.0    13.5   111 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    38.8    25.5   153     34.3    30.4   113 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    15.4    10.9   142     24.2    22.4   109 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    21.9    17.0   129     23.0    17.7   131 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    187                    114 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    24.9    11.0   227     29.0    23.5   124 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400    13.9     1.7   863*    28.2    24.4   116 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    15.4    10.9   142     24.2    22.4   109 
 LILY LAKE                9050    12.2     6.3   197     24.2    19.4   125 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    39.8    22.7   176     37.5    31.7   119 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    12.0     1.7   750     22.4    20.2   111 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    28.2    21.5   132     30.7    29.7   104 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    195                    115 

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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.