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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 11:48p, 10/15/18
Temperature 27.7°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 SUNDAY: MAY 7 , 2000 
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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     8.2    -0     21.1    25.7    82 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     9.4    17.4    54     20.2    28.8    70 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      -M    10.5      *    18.8    27.4    69 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    16.3    31.0    53     33.7    42.8    79 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     4.1    12.3    33     12.1    18.5    65 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860      -M    32.3      *    30.8    43.5    71 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    16.6    27.7    60     24.5    34.3    71 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0     6.2    -0     15.7    19.6    80 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      -M    14.3      *      -M    30.0      *
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    17.3    28.1    62     23.2    31.4    74 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .4    13.4     3     17.6    24.1    73 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    20.1    27.3    74     26.1    32.6    80 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    21.7    27.0    80     25.8    35.4    73 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    14.6    30.1    49     32.0    36.9    87 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     53                     75 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    21.1    25.5    83     22.0    21.9   100 
 BLACK BEAR               7950    32.9    38.6    85     38.6    47.3    82 
 CANYON                   7940     5.4     9.0    60     16.5    16.8    98 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    30.5    38.1    80     35.3    43.1    82 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    14.2    21.7    65     25.3    30.6    83 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0     4.5     0     14.3    14.4    99 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    14.8    23.3    64       -M    18.8      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    13.8    22.4    62     24.6    23.1   106 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .4    13.4     3     17.6    24.1    73 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    21.7    27.0    80     25.8    35.4    73 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     6.7    12.8    52     18.9    25.4    74 
 WHITE MILL               8700    24.2    25.7    94     24.4    33.4    73 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0     5.9     0     12.1    15.8    77 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     69                     83 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     6.8    10.3    66     15.5    20.0    78 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0     5.1     0     10.0    13.7    73 
 DEER PARK                9700     9.4      -M      *    20.8      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100     6.4    17.5    37     12.6    18.0    70 
 LITTLE WARM              9620     2.4     8.3    29     14.4    16.9    85 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     7.0    17.4    40     17.6    21.3    83 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0     4.1     0      7.5    12.9    58 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    20.1    27.3    74     26.1    32.6    80 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0     8.0     0     11.2    16.1    70 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     44                     76 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375    19.8    24.2    82     21.7    21.7   100 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .0     3.0    -0      8.3    11.2    74 
 BLACKWATER               9780    17.9    25.3    71     19.5    21.3    92 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      -M    17.6      *      -M    18.9      *
 EVENING STAR             9200    20.0    30.6    65     27.5    26.7   103 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.0    11.3    18     10.3    13.1    79 
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.9    11.0    54     13.2    13.9    95 
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.4     8.2    29      9.8    14.2    69 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     5.1    14.5    35     10.9    15.5    70 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0     2.4     0      5.9     8.6    69 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      -M     8.7      *      -M    15.4      *
 SHELL CREEK              9580    12.6    17.0    74     15.7    16.7    94 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    13.8    22.4    62     24.6    23.1   106 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .0     6.2     0     17.0    19.2    89 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0     4.5    -0      7.2    10.7    67 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    12.7    17.2    74     15.7    19.9    79 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     57                     88 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    17.9    25.3    71     19.5    21.3    92 
 EVENING STAR             9200    20.0    30.6    65     27.5    26.7   103 
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.9    11.0    54     13.2    13.9    95 
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.4     8.2    29      9.8    14.2    69 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    13.8    22.4    62     24.6    23.1   106 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .0     6.2     0     17.0    19.2    89 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    12.7    17.2    74     15.7    19.9    79 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     60                     92 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .0     3.0    -0      8.3    11.2    74 
 BIG GOOSE                7990     1.7      -M      *    12.2      -M      *
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      -M    17.6      *      -M    18.9      *
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     9.3    12.5    74     15.1    15.0   101 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    12.9    17.0    76     16.8    17.9    94 
 DOME LAKE                8880     4.6    13.0    35     16.4    17.1    96 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.0    11.3    18     10.3    13.1    79 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760      .2     5.7     4      9.5    10.8    88 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     5.1    14.5    35     10.9    15.5    70 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      -M     8.7      *      -M    15.4      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     7.2    12.4    58     18.6    17.3   108 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .1      -M      *    12.8    14.4    89 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     46                     90 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .3     7.5     4     12.1    14.7    82 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      -M      *    11.5      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520      .0     7.5    -0     11.7    10.9   107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      2                     93 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400     7.1    18.7    38     28.9    28.6   101 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800     3.4    16.4    21     19.2    28.0    69 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .1    12.9     1     19.5    22.6    86 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    19.8    24.3    81     30.0    31.2    96 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    20.3    28.2    72     27.4    28.8    95 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    24.6    37.6    65     33.2    36.5    91 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400      .0     8.6    -0     14.4    21.1    68 
 TOWER                   10500    38.4    51.0    75     45.2    44.4   102 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200    10.0    23.6    42     24.4    31.2    78 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    14.0    12.3   114     17.7    16.0   111 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     59                     90 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    11.2    27.2    41     20.8    24.4    85 
 CASPER MTN.              7900     5.6    15.0    37     15.4    19.6    79 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    18.1    18.9    96     19.3    21.8    89 
 DEER PARK                9700     9.4      -M      *    20.8      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      .1     5.1     2     16.4    15.4   106 
 RENO HILL                8400     5.4    11.3    48     17.8    22.8    78 
 ROACH                    9700     9.8    17.2    57     21.1    26.7    79 
 SAND LAKE               10080    21.5    36.4    59     24.2    25.5    95 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     7.0    17.4    40     17.6    21.3    83 
 WINDY PEAK               7840      .0     6.0     0     15.1    12.9   117 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     51                     88 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .2     2.7     7     14.6    19.0    77 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800     3.4    16.4    21     19.2    28.0    69 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    24.6    37.6    65     33.2    36.5    91 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .4     6.6     6     19.1    23.6    81 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    19.1    27.8    69     29.4    34.8    84 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     52                     81 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100     3.7    12.1    31     12.6    18.9    67 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    19.9    22.6    88     18.8    27.4    69 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     5.3    13.9    38     11.9    17.7    67 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     4.4    12.2    36     12.7    18.6    68 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     4.1    12.3    33     12.1    18.5    65 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0     6.1    -0     15.1    18.0    84 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     4.5    13.5    33       -M    21.9      *
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0     7.9    -0     11.0    16.8    65 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250     2.2    11.1    20     12.3    17.6    70 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    17.3    28.1    62     23.2    31.4    74 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     6.7    23.4    29     24.8    35.7    69 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     42                     70 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .7     3.3    21     10.2    15.5    66 
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0     3.0    -0     13.4    16.8    80 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150      .0     1.9    -0      9.8    12.9    76 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      -M     1.5      *     8.8    12.9    68 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    16.8    27.2    62     20.7    29.8    69 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     2.7    12.9    21     16.8    21.8    77 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    10.9    17.9    61     15.5    16.8    92 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     47                     75 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     1.6    13.5    12     15.1    23.0    66 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400      .4     4.1    10     19.3    23.6    82 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     2.7    12.9    21     16.8    21.8    77 
 LILY LAKE                9050      .3     7.4     4     15.2    18.6    82 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     6.9    24.4    28     21.5    31.0    69 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0     6.2    -0     15.7    19.6    80 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    14.6    22.7    64     23.1    29.0    80 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     29                     76 

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 -M   = Missing data
  *   = Data may not provide a valid measure of conditions.
Units = inches for the Current and Average Snow Water Equivalent and 
	Total Precipitation values
 
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.