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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 4:43p, 5/21/18
Temperature 66.1°F
Wind 2.0 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 22 , 2003 
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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     3.8     0     25.4    26.2    97 
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600     4.1    10.3    40     27.9    34.5    81 
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .1     4.9     2     19.4    24.1    80 
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    18.2    21.4    85     39.5    43.7    90 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     3.2     7.3    44     14.2    16.9    84 
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7860    22.3    24.4    91     35.9    44.2    81 
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      -M    19.9      *      -M    35.5      *
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0     2.9     0     16.1    23.3    69 
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .1     3.4     3     25.1    27.5    91 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.6    20.7    95     26.6    32.2    83 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     2.4     6.5    37     21.5    23.9    90 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    24.8    25.1    99     28.3    31.5    90 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    35.7    28.4   126     31.6    34.9    91 
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    15.1    20.8    73     40.7    41.0    99 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     81                     87 


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    27.5    23.3   118     27.6    25.9   107 
 BLACK BEAR               8170    38.1    32.2   118     40.7    48.8    83 
 CANYON                   8090     8.0     4.7   170     19.3    19.6    98 
 FISHER CREEK             9100    40.1    33.9   118     41.9    45.2    93 
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    15.7    15.2   103     27.7    33.0    84 
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .3     2.1    14     17.1    16.7   102 
 PARKER PEAK              9400    24.8    21.7   114     25.4    22.0   115 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    19.6    16.6   118     29.9    27.6   108 
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     2.4     6.5    37     21.5    23.9    90 
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9360    35.7    28.4   126     31.6    34.9    91 
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     3.7     6.3    59     20.0    26.3    76 
 WHITE MILL               8700    30.2    21.9   138     29.4    33.9    87 
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0     1.9     0     15.6    17.3    90 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    115                     93 


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    11.8     7.5   157     22.6    21.5   105 
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .3     2.4    12     13.5    16.1    84 
 DEER PARK                9700    10.4    13.4    78     22.5    29.6    76 
 HOBBS PARK              10100     9.9    14.0    71     17.9    19.7    91 
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .4     5.4     7     14.8    19.0    78 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.9    10.9    17     18.2    24.9    73 
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .2     2.5     8     11.8    14.2    83 
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    24.8    25.1    99     28.3    31.5    90 
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0     4.1     0     15.6    17.7    88 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     70                     85 


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    20.3    20.4   100     21.7    24.0    90 
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .1      .4    25*    12.7    13.1    97 
 BLACKWATER               9780    29.8    27.1   110     27.9    27.5   101 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    16.4    12.9   127     21.8    21.0   104 
 EVENING STAR             9200    31.0    30.1   103     38.7    32.9   118 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .7     5.4    13     12.4    15.1    82 
 KIRWIN                   9550    10.8     8.7   124     17.4    16.4   106 
 MARQUETTE                8760      -M     7.0      *      -M    16.6      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     3.8     7.6    50     12.1    18.0    67 
 OWL CREEK                8975      .3     1.6    19      9.0    10.2    88 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.1     5.7   107     17.0    18.4    92 
 SHELL CREEK              9580    15.8    13.9   114     18.0    19.3    93 
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    19.6    16.6   118     29.9    27.6   108 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .1     1.6     6     21.6    22.4    96 
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .3     1.5    20     12.4    13.1    95 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    13.2    11.9   111     19.6    21.0    93 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    102                     97 


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    29.8    27.1   110     27.9    27.5   101 
 EVENING STAR             9200    31.0    30.1   103     38.7    32.9   118 
 KIRWIN                   9550    10.8     8.7   124     17.4    16.4   106 
 MARQUETTE                8760      -M     7.0      *      -M    16.6      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    19.6    16.6   118     29.9    27.6   108 
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .1     1.6     6     21.6    22.4    96 
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    13.2    11.9   111     19.6    21.0    93 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    109                    105 


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .1      .4    25*    12.7    13.1    97 
 BIG GOOSE                7990     8.0     6.5   123     18.5    15.3   121 
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    16.4    12.9   127     21.8    21.0   104 
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    11.2     7.1   158     19.1    17.5   109 
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    16.3    11.9   137     19.7    20.2    98 
 DOME LAKE                8880     8.3     7.4   112     20.6    19.4   106 
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .7     5.4    13     12.4    15.1    82 
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .3     1.4    21     14.6    13.1   111 
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     3.8     7.6    50     12.1    18.0    67 
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.1     5.7   107     17.0    18.4    92 
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    12.1     7.5   161     22.7    20.2   112 
 TIE CREEK                6870      .2      .8    25     19.5    16.0   122 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    112                    102 


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .4      .1   400*    14.8    16.7    89 
 COLE CANYON              5910      .1      -M      *    13.0      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .1      .4    25*    13.1    13.2    99 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100*                    93 


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9400     4.5     8.5    53     31.5    31.2   101 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800     7.8     9.1    86     27.5    26.5   104 
 ELK RIVER                8700      .5     5.0    10     25.3    25.0   101 
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    28.1    21.0   134     39.0    33.3   117 
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10100    34.9    29.4   119     38.6    32.8   118 
 OLD BATTLE              10000      -M    31.4      *      -M    42.8      *
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .0     5.2     0     16.6    15.3   108 
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8400     1.8     4.5    40     24.0    22.5   107 
 TOWER                   10500    48.7    47.8   102     55.3    48.4   114 
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9200     7.7    13.3    58     31.7    33.5    95 
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    17.4     7.9   220     21.8    17.8   122 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                    109 


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    14.5    18.4    79     27.9    29.8    94 
 CASPER MTN.              7900     2.8     8.6    33     16.9    22.5    75 
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    18.4    15.2   121     26.2    23.5   111 
 DEER PARK                9700    10.4    13.4    78     22.5    29.6    76 
 LAPRELE CREEK            8320      -M     2.4      *    17.0    18.9    90 
 RENO HILL                8400     7.0     7.1    99     21.2    23.2    91 
 ROACH                    9700    12.2    10.3   118     25.5    25.1   102 
 SAND LAKE               10080    31.6    31.5   100     32.0    32.7    98 
 SOUTH PASS               9040     1.9    10.9    17     18.2    24.9    73 
 WINDY PEAK               7840      .3     1.0    30     16.6    15.9   104 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     85                     91 


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .1      .4    25*    20.4    20.2   101 
 DIVIDE PEAK              8800     7.8     9.1    86     27.5    26.5   104 
 OLD BATTLE              10000      -M    31.4      *      -M    42.8      *
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .4     2.2    18     24.5    23.9   103 
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    23.5    21.2   111     35.2    36.5    96 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                    100 


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9100      .6     5.9    10     14.6    17.7    82 
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    22.0    22.0   100     20.3    27.2    75 
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .9     6.0    15     11.8    15.4    77 
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     3.6     6.9    52     15.1    18.0    84 
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8775     3.2     7.3    44     14.2    16.9    84 
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0     2.2     0     15.4    18.0    86 
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .9     6.7    13     19.1    21.7    88 
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0     2.2     0       -M    15.1      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8250      .0     4.5     0     15.1    19.8    76 
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.6    20.7    95     26.6    32.2    83 
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     6.6    12.0    55     30.7    30.8   100 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     60                     84 


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .1      .6    17*    14.2    16.3    87 
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0     2.9     0     16.1    19.5    83 
 HICKERSON PARK           9150      .0     1.2     0     12.3    11.8   104 
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0     1.0     0     13.3    11.4   117 
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    17.0    20.0    85     23.7    31.5    75 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .4     5.9     7     16.4    25.4    65 
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    15.5    15.5   100     18.8    22.2    85 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     70                     83 


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .4     7.5     5     20.4    24.2    84 
 HAYDEN FORK              9400      .6     4.9    12     22.1    27.4    81 
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .4     5.9     7     16.4    25.4    65 
 LILY LAKE                9050      .0     4.3     0     18.7    23.1    81 
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     3.0    18.5    16     26.9    32.8    82 
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0     2.9     0     16.1    23.3    69 
 TRIAL LAKE               9960     7.7    19.6    39     22.9    32.0    72 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     19                     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 1971-2000.

Provisional data, subject to revision.