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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 11:37a, 8/14/18
Temperature 72.7°F
Wind 4.0 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: AUGUST 18 , 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      .0      .0   100*      -M    31.8      *
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .2      .0      *      -M    35.3      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      -M      .0      *      -M    35.2      *
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .0      .0   100*      -M    52.5      *
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .0      .0   100*      -M    23.9      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860      .0      .0   100*      -M    53.4      *
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      .0      .0   100*      -M    42.0      *
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      -M      .0      *      -M    25.3      *
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100*    38.0    36.9   103 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .3      .0      *      -M    37.9      *
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0      .0   100*      -M    29.8      *
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      -M      .0      *      -M    40.0      *
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360      -M      .0      *      -M    43.8      *
 WILLOW CREEK             8450      .0      .0   100*      -M    45.2      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   103*


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275      .0      .0   100*    35.0    30.7   115 
 BLACK BEAR               7950      .0      .0   100*    69.2    57.9   120 
 CANYON                   7940      .0      .0   100*    28.5    24.5   117 
 FISHER CREEK             9100      .0      .0   100*    53.3    55.2    97 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      -M      .0      *    45.3    39.4   116 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .0   100*    23.9    22.3   108 
 PARKER PEAK              9400      .0      .0   100*    33.0    28.4   117 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    42.0    33.5   126 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0      .0   100*      -M    29.8      *
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360      -M      .0      *      -M    43.8      *
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .0      .0   100*    37.0    33.7   111 
 WHITE MILL               8700      .0      .0   100*    37.0    43.5    85 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .0   100*    20.8    23.9    87 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   109 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .5      .0      *    29.0    26.9   109 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0      .0   100*    28.2    20.5   138 
 DEER PARK                9700      .3      -M      *    39.7      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100      .0      .0   100*    33.3    25.9   129 
 LITTLE WARM              9620      .2      .0      *    30.0    24.2   125 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      -M      .0      *      -M    28.8      *
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .2      .0      *    24.7    19.0   131 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      -M      .0      *      -M    40.0      *
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .3      .0      *    30.4    23.0   132 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   126 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375      .0      .0   100*    31.0    30.3   103 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .0      .0   100*      -M    18.5      *
 BLACKWATER               9780      -M      .0      *    37.7    32.8   115 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      -M      .0      *    31.0    28.5   109 
 EVENING STAR             9200      .0      .0   100*    48.9    39.7   124 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .3      .0      *    22.8    21.5   106 
 KIRWIN                   9550      .0      .0   100*    27.4    22.9   120 
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0      .0   100*    27.7    23.2   120 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .2      .0      *    29.5    23.5   126 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0      .0   100*    21.0    15.3   139 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .0      .0   100*    28.0    23.3   121 
 SHELL CREEK              9580      .0      .0   100*    27.9    25.8   109 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    42.0    33.5   126 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .0      .0   100*    28.3    28.8    99 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .2      .0      *    21.7    18.5   117 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .0      .0   100*    30.0    28.0   107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   116 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780      -M      .0      *    37.7    32.8   115 
 EVENING STAR             9200      .0      .0   100*    48.9    39.7   124 
 KIRWIN                   9550      .0      .0   100*    27.4    22.9   120 
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0      .0   100*    27.7    23.2   120 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    42.0    33.5   126 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .0      .0   100*    28.3    28.8    99 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .0      .0   100*    30.0    28.0   107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   116 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .0      .0   100*      -M    18.5      *
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .0      -M      *    23.2      -M      *
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      -M      .0      *    31.0    28.5   109 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .2      .0      *    22.8    22.8   100 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860      .0      .0   100*    30.8    27.4   113 
 DOME LAKE                8880      .0      .0   100*    22.0    25.3    87 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .3      .0      *    22.8    21.5   106 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760      .4      .0      *    21.2    18.4   116 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .2      .0      *    29.5    23.5   126 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .0      .0   100*    28.0    23.3   121 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .7      .0      *    28.4    26.3   109 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .3      -M      *    25.4    21.9   117 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   110 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .3      .0      *    30.8    25.8   120 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .2      -M      *    28.7      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520      .2      .0      *    29.9    19.7   153 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   134 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400      .3      .0      *    35.0    35.0   100 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0      .0   100*    38.5    34.5   112 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0      .0   100*    35.3    28.7   124 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120      .0      .0   100*    42.0    42.0   101 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100      .0      .0   100*    42.3    37.3   114 
 OLD BATTLE              10000      .0      .0   100*    55.5    44.8   125 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400     5.8      .0      *    38.0    28.5   134 
 TOWER                   10500      .0      .0   100*    57.5    55.0   105 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200      .0      .0   100*    41.0    38.3   108 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .2      .0      *    23.9    23.5   102 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   112 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     3.0      .0      *    37.5    31.8   119 
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .3      .0      *      -M    27.9      *
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      .0      .0   100*    29.9    30.2   100 
 DEER PARK                9700      .3      -M      *    39.7      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      .5      .0      *    27.5    23.2   119 
 RENO HILL                8400      .0      .0   100*      -M    29.0      *
 ROACH                    9700      .0      .0   100*    32.9    35.3    94 
 SAND LAKE               10080      .3      .0      *    46.5    32.9   142 
 SOUTH PASS               9040      -M      .0      *      -M    28.8      *
 WINDY PEAK               7840      .0      .0   100*    24.7    20.5   121 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   115 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .0   100*    27.0    23.7   114 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0      .0   100*    38.5    34.5   112 
 OLD BATTLE              10000      .0      .0   100*    55.5    44.8   125 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .0   100*    30.9    30.0   103 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .0      .0   100*    44.2    42.4   105 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   112 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100      .0      .0   100*      -M    24.4      *
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650      .2      .0      *      -M    33.0      *
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .4      .0      *      -M    22.8      *
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .3      .0      *      -M    24.0      *
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .0      .0   100*      -M    23.9      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0      .0   100*      -M    23.3      *
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      -M      .0      *      -M    28.2      *
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0      .0   100*      -M    21.7      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8250      .0      .0   100*      -M    22.8      *
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      .3      .0      *      -M    37.9      *
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .0      .0   100*      -M    44.2      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                      *


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .0      .0   100*      -M    20.0      *
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0      .0   100*    25.2    23.8   106 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150      .5      .0      *    20.0    20.0   100 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .0   100*    20.5    20.0   104 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425      -M      .0      *      -M    36.7      *
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*      -M    28.0      *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100      .0      .0   100*    30.8    27.5   113 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   106 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .0      .0   100*    33.3    27.8   120 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400      .3      .0      *    35.3    31.0   114 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*      -M    28.0      *
 LILY LAKE                9050      .3      .0      *    30.5    25.5   120 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .0      .0   100*    43.3    37.7   115 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      -M      .0      *      -M    25.3      *
 TRIAL LAKE               9960      .0      .0   100*    37.2    36.7   102 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   114 

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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.