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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 11:17a, 8/16/18
Temperature 75.2°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 SUNDAY: MAY 21 , 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     3.1    -0     24.0    26.9    89 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     3.6     9.1    40       -M    30.1      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      -M     5.3      *    21.4    28.7    75 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    11.2    21.8    51     36.7    44.7    82 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .4     6.5     6     13.4    19.4    69 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860      -M    26.1      *    34.0    45.5    75 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    13.1    22.6    58     25.6    35.9    71 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*    17.0    20.6    83 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      -M     7.4      *      -M    31.4      *
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    15.6    23.5    66     25.4    32.7    78 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0     7.2    -0     20.0    25.2    79 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    20.3    25.2    81     28.8    34.1    84 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    21.7    25.0    87     28.7    37.1    77 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     9.7    24.8    39     34.9    38.7    90 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     57                     80 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    22.5    23.0    98     24.8    23.7   105 
 BLACK BEAR               7950    32.8    33.6    98     42.0    49.1    86 
 CANYON                   7940     2.7     4.7    57     18.7    18.0   104 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    31.1    35.4    88     38.1    45.3    84 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    11.2    14.9    75     28.3    32.1    88 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0     1.8    -0     16.0    15.6   103 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    15.5    21.3    73       -M    20.3      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    12.6    18.3    69     27.8    24.9   112 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .0     7.2    -0     20.0    25.2    79 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    21.7    25.0    87     28.7    37.1    77 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .1     6.6     2       -M    26.6      *
 WHITE MILL               8700    24.8    23.0   108     26.9    35.2    76 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0     1.9    -0     14.2    17.1    83 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     81                     88 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     4.5     5.2    87     17.5    21.4    82 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0     1.9     0     12.6    15.0    84 
 DEER PARK                9700    10.1      -M      *    24.5      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100     8.0    14.2    56     16.6    19.6    85 
 LITTLE WARM              9620      .0     3.7     0     16.1    18.2    88 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     4.4    14.2    31     20.8    22.8    91 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0     1.6     0      9.9    14.0    71 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    20.3    25.2    81     28.8    34.1    84 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .5     4.6    11     14.9    17.5    85 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     53                     84 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9375    22.3    22.3   100     25.0    23.7   105 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .0      .9    -0     11.1    12.7    87 
 BLACKWATER               9780    20.5    22.7    90     22.9    22.8   100 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    13.5    13.6    99     22.3    20.7   108 
 EVENING STAR             9200    21.3    28.6    74     31.2    28.5   109 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     7.8     0     12.8    14.9    86 
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.6     8.3    80     16.0    15.2   105 
 MARQUETTE                8760     3.9     6.4    61     13.6    16.0    85 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .7     9.9     7     14.6    17.0    86 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0      .7     0      7.5     9.8    77 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     3.0     4.5    67     17.5    17.0   103 
 SHELL CREEK              9580    14.0    15.0    93     18.7    18.4   102 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    12.6    18.3    69     27.8    24.9   112 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .0     2.9     0     19.7    20.7    95 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .1     1.7     6      9.4    12.5    75 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    10.8    13.4    81     18.1    21.2    85 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                     97 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    20.5    22.7    90     22.9    22.8   100 
 EVENING STAR             9200    21.3    28.6    74     31.2    28.5   109 
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.6     8.3    80     16.0    15.2   105 
 MARQUETTE                8760     3.9     6.4    61     13.6    16.0    85 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    12.6    18.3    69     27.8    24.9   112 
 SYLVAN ROAD              8120      .0     2.9     0     19.7    20.7    95 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    10.8    13.4    81     18.1    21.2    85 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     75                    100 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         7900      .0      .9    -0     11.1    12.7    87 
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .4      -M      *    16.1      -M      *
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    13.5    13.6    99     22.3    20.7   108 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     8.8     8.0   110     19.0    16.5   115 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    15.3    13.3   115     21.5    19.8   109 
 DOME LAKE                8880     5.1     8.0    64     21.3    18.9   113 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .0     7.8     0     12.8    14.9    86 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8760      .1     2.9     3     13.2    12.0   110 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .7     9.9     7     14.6    17.0    86 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     3.0     4.5    67     17.5    17.0   103 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     8.0     8.2    98     22.8    19.1   119 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      -M      *    18.4    15.9   116 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     71                    105 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0     3.0     0     14.7    16.6    89 
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      -M      *    14.3      -M      *
 WARREN PEAK              6520      .0     3.0    -0     14.7    12.2   120 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0                    102 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400      .0    10.1     0     30.9    29.9   103 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0     9.1     0     22.5    29.6    76 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .2     5.6     4     21.9    23.6    93 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120      -M    21.4      *      -M    33.3      *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    21.2    24.4    87     31.9    30.8   104 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    24.7    32.3    76     36.7    38.2    96 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400      .0     4.2    -0     17.9    22.3    80 
 TOWER                   10500    40.4    48.5    83     48.9    47.2   104 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200     5.2    16.9    31     26.6    32.6    82 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    10.1     7.7   131     19.6    17.3   113 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     64                     95 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     8.9    20.6    43     23.2    25.9    90 
 CASPER MTN.              7900     2.9     8.5    34     18.5    21.4    86 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    17.3    15.6   111     22.6    23.4    97 
 DEER PARK                9700    10.1      -M      *    24.5      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      .1     2.6     4     19.7    16.9   117 
 RENO HILL                8400     2.2     6.6    33     22.0    23.6    93 
 ROACH                    9700     6.6    13.0    51     23.8    28.6    83 
 SAND LAKE               10080    24.0    31.6    76     29.2    27.1   108 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     4.4    14.2    31     20.8    22.8    91 
 WINDY PEAK               7840      .8     2.3    35     20.3    14.5   140 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     58                     98 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .1      .0      *    17.1    20.0    86 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800      .0     9.1     0     22.5    29.6    76 
 OLD BATTLE              10000    24.7    32.3    76     36.7    38.2    96 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .5     1.5    33*    21.8    24.9    88 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    21.4    20.6   104     32.2    36.8    88 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     73                     87 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100      .0     6.3    -0     13.9    19.9    70 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    18.3    20.3    90     20.3    28.6    71 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .7    10.7     7     13.3    18.5    72 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     1.2     7.9    15     14.7    19.5    75 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775      .4     6.5     6     13.4    19.4    69 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0      .0   100*    16.2    19.0    85 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .1     7.3     1     20.0    22.9    87 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0     4.0    -0     12.0    17.6    68 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250      .0     5.5     0     13.6    18.5    74 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    15.6    23.5    66     25.4    32.7    78 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     1.7    18.9     9     27.5    37.5    73 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     34                     75 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .6      .0      *    11.4    16.3    70 
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0      .0   100*    14.6    18.0    81 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150      .0      .4     0*    10.3    14.2    73 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .4    -0*     9.4    14.2    66 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    15.6    22.3    70     22.9    31.2    73 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .1     6.5     2     18.4    22.9    80 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     8.5    15.0    57     16.8    18.5    91 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     54*                    77 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      -M     7.3      *    17.0    24.1    71 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400      .0      .5    -0*    20.6    25.1    82 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .1     6.5     2     18.4    22.9    80 
 LILY LAKE                9050      .2     4.0     5     16.7    20.0    84 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     2.4    17.6    14     23.5    32.5    72 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .0   100*    17.0    20.6    83 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    11.1    17.8    62     24.4    30.5    80 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     30                     78 

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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.