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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 3:48a, 5/20/18
Temperature 37.1°F
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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 TUESDAY: DECEMBER 25 , 2001 
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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     5.4     7.3    74     10.0     9.3   108 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     7.9     8.5    93     10.7    12.1    88 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     6.8     6.7   101     10.6     8.5   125 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    10.9    13.1    83     15.5    15.4   101 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     6.4     6.2   103      5.7     5.8    98 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860    12.5    13.2    95     14.8    15.6    95 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    11.1    11.2    99     13.0    11.9   109 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     5.1     4.8   106      7.5     7.9    95 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      -M     7.0      *      -M     9.9      *
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    12.3    11.3   109     11.7    11.5   102 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     5.9     6.8    87      8.2     8.2   100 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     9.8    10.6    92      9.8    10.8    91 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    12.1    12.3    98     10.8    12.1    89 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     9.5    12.8    74     15.4    13.9   111 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                    100 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275     8.8    10.5    84      8.0     8.9    90 
 BLACK BEAR               8170    18.0    15.6   115     19.1    16.0   119 
 CANYON                   8090     5.8     5.4   107      7.0     7.2    97 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    13.2    14.8    89     12.9    13.8    93 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     9.8    10.1    97     13.8    10.8   128 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     2.5     4.5    56      4.6     5.9    78 
 PARKER PEAK              9400     7.9     9.7    81      7.0     8.0    88 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     7.8     9.6    81     10.2    10.8    94 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     5.9     6.8    87      8.2     8.2   100 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    12.1    12.3    98     10.8    12.1    89 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     6.7     6.7   100     10.5     8.9   118 
 WHITE MILL               8700     9.3    10.2    91      8.9    11.1    80 
 WOLVERINE                7650     3.3     5.1    65      4.6     6.2    74 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                     98 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     6.3     6.1   103      6.9     7.4    93 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     1.8     4.3    42      2.5     5.1    49 
 DEER PARK                9700     7.0     6.2   113      8.8      -M      *
 HOBBS PARK              10100     4.4     7.2    61      3.8     6.1    62 
 LITTLE WARM              9370     4.2     4.9    86      5.1     6.1    84 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     5.9     7.6    78      6.7     7.7    87 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      -M     3.6      *     2.1     4.2    50 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     9.8    10.6    92      9.8    10.8    91 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     1.8     4.1    44      2.3     5.7    40 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     81                     74 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     7.3     8.9    82      6.6     7.6    87 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.4     2.4   100      4.5     4.2   107 
 BLACKWATER               9780     8.4    11.1    76      7.6     9.6    79 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.4     7.2    89      6.2     6.6    94 
 EVENING STAR             9200    10.1    12.6    80     11.7    12.0    98 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.4     3.6    67      4.7     4.9    96 
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.1     5.6    73      4.3     5.4    80 
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.0     4.7    43      2.2     4.6    48 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     2.5     5.1    49      4.8     6.0    80 
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.3     2.5    52      1.7     2.7    63 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     4.8     4.8   100      6.2     5.4   115 
 SHELL CREEK              9580     7.2     6.8   106      6.8     6.0   113 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     7.8     9.6    81     10.2    10.8    94 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     3.5     5.7    61      7.9    10.3    77 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .4     2.8    14      1.8     4.1    44 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     5.8     7.2    81      6.7     7.3    92 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     76                     87 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     8.4    11.1    76      7.6     9.6    79 
 EVENING STAR             9200    10.1    12.6    80     11.7    12.0    98 
 KIRWIN                   9550     4.1     5.6    73      4.3     5.4    80 
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.0     4.7    43      2.2     4.6    48 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     7.8     9.6    81     10.2    10.8    94 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     3.5     5.7    61      7.9    10.3    77 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     5.8     7.2    81      6.7     7.3    92 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     74                     84 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     2.4     2.4   100      4.5     4.2   107 
 BIG GOOSE                7990     3.2      -M      *     5.2     4.9   106 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.4     7.2    89      6.2     6.6    94 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     2.8     5.0    56      4.4     5.5    80 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     5.0     5.2    96      5.9     6.5    91 
 DOME LAKE                8880     4.6     5.6    82      6.8     6.2   110 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     2.4     3.6    67      4.7     4.9    96 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     1.7     3.0    57      3.6     4.0    90 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     2.5     5.1    49      4.8     6.0    80 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     4.8     4.8   100      6.2     5.4   115 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     3.9     4.7    83      5.9     6.0    98 
 TIE CREEK                6870     1.0     2.1    48      4.5     4.4   102 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77                     97 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     1.8     3.1    58      4.0     4.9    82 
 COLE CANYON              5910      .6      -M      *     1.9      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.5      -M      *     3.3     4.3    77 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     58*                    79 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400     6.7     8.8    76      8.1    10.1    80 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800     6.2     8.3    75      7.0     9.0    78 
 ELK RIVER                8700     4.4     6.2    71      6.2     8.0    78 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     7.8     8.9    88      8.1    10.9    74 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100     5.0    12.1    41      5.9    10.9    54 
 OLD BATTLE              10000     9.7    13.4    72     11.8    14.3    83 
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      -M      -M      *      -M      -M      *
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400     2.9     4.6    63      3.9     7.1    55 
 TOWER                   10500    12.4    18.8    66     13.1    16.1    81 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200     7.5    10.4    72      8.9    11.7    76 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     3.2     5.1    63      4.1     5.9    69 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     68                     74 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     4.7     9.7    48      5.6     9.1    62 
 CASPER MTN.              7900     3.9     6.4    61      5.7     6.7    85 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     3.1     7.0    44      4.4     7.2    61 
 DEER PARK                9700     7.0     6.2   113      8.8      -M      *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320     2.2     4.8    46      4.9     5.7    86 
 RENO HILL                8400     3.6     6.1    59      4.8     6.6    73 
 ROACH                    9700     3.0     6.6    45      4.7     7.7    61 
 SAND LAKE               10080     7.3    13.7    53      7.9    10.4    76 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     5.9     7.6    78      6.7     7.7    87 
 WINDY PEAK               7840     1.3     3.3    39      4.0     5.1    78 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     59                     74 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     4.4     3.5   126      3.5     6.4    55 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800     6.2     8.3    75      7.0     9.0    78 
 OLD BATTLE              10000     9.7    13.4    72     11.8    14.3    83 
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     3.3     4.6    72      7.4     8.0    92 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     8.0     9.9    81      9.8    11.8    83 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     80                     80 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100     7.2     6.3   114      6.3     6.0   105 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    11.2    11.8    95     10.5     9.9   106 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     4.3     5.3    81      6.2     5.2   119 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     6.0     5.7   105      6.7     6.1   110 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     6.4     6.2   103      5.7     5.8    98 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     4.9     5.9    83      7.0     6.2   113 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     7.7     7.2   107      8.3     7.4   112 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     4.4     4.8    92      5.2     5.3    98 
 SNIDER BASIN             8250     3.9     6.2    63      6.4     7.0    91 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    12.3    11.3   109     11.7    11.5   102 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     9.8    10.7    92     11.6    10.0   116 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                    106 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     5.3     4.8   110      4.9     5.2    94 
 HEWINTA                  9500     3.0     3.6    83      6.4     6.4   100 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150     1.9     2.6    73      3.6     4.0    90 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     2.4     2.4   100      3.5     3.6    97 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    11.3    11.2   101     10.0    10.8    93 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.9     6.9   100      8.8     8.9    99 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     5.6     6.1    92      5.8     7.0    83 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                     94 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     7.3     7.3   100      9.1     8.3   110 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400     6.1     5.5   111      9.7     9.0   108 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.9     6.9   100      8.8     8.9    99 
 LILY LAKE                9050     4.8     4.9    98      7.6     7.9    96 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     9.1     9.6    95     11.3    10.8   105 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     5.1     4.8   106      7.5     7.9    95 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     9.1     9.3    98     12.0    10.1   119 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                    105 

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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 1971-2000.

Provisional data, subject to revision.