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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 9:23a, 8/19/18
Temperature 50.9°F
Wind 5.0 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 FRIDAY: FEBRUARY 25 , 2005
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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    11.1    15.5    72     12.6    18.1    70
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    14.2    17.8    80     16.2    22.4    72
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    11.0    15.6    71     13.5    16.9    80
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    20.7    28.6    72     21.8    30.1    72
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     9.0    11.2    80      8.7    10.5    83
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    19.2    28.8    67     19.2    30.6    63
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    18.5    23.1    80     18.7    23.9    78
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    10.2    11.8    86     13.6    15.3    89
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    10.2    16.0    64     12.4    18.9    66
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.6    21.5    91     18.9    21.9    86
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.9    14.9    73     10.7    15.5    69
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.2    20.2    65     13.2    20.1    66
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    18.6    22.7    82     15.4    22.7    68
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    19.7    24.6    80     22.4    26.3    85
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     76                     74


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    11.6    19.3    60     10.4    16.7    62
 BLACK BEAR               8170    27.7    31.8    87     26.0    32.3    80
 CANYON                   8090     7.5    11.0    68      8.9    12.7    70
 FISHER CREEK             9100    19.8    28.7    69     19.2    29.7    65
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    15.7    20.2    78     17.3    21.4    81
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     4.4     9.4    47      5.7    10.5    54
 PARKER PEAK              9400    12.1    17.7    68     10.0    13.3    75
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    12.0    18.2    66     13.7    17.5    78
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.9    14.9    73     10.7    15.5    69
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    18.6    22.7    82     15.4    22.7    68
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    10.9    13.9    78     14.0    16.9    83
 WHITE MILL               8700    13.0    19.7    66     12.4    22.1    56
 WOLVERINE                7650     6.2    10.3    60      6.1    10.9    56
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72                     70


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     7.8    12.2    64      7.8    13.4    58
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     6.2     7.0    89      6.7     8.2    82
 DEER PARK                9700    19.4    14.2   137     21.6    17.3   125
 HOBBS PARK              10100    12.2    11.6   105     11.0     9.7   113
 LITTLE WARM              9370     6.4     9.2    70      7.2    10.6    68
 SOUTH PASS               9040    16.9    13.6   124     17.5    14.6   120
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     5.7     5.7   100      6.8     6.8   100
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.2    20.2    65     13.2    20.1    66
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     8.4     6.7   125     11.5     8.7   132
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                     94


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    11.7    15.6    75     10.8    13.8    78
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     3.1     4.2    74      5.3     6.3    84
 BLACKWATER               9780    11.6    19.8    59     10.8    16.8    64
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    10.5    12.8    82     10.1    11.3    89
 EVENING STAR             9200    13.9    24.2    57     15.3    21.2    72
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.5     7.1    63      6.3     7.6    83
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.4     8.9    61      6.1     9.0    68
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.7     6.7    40      4.5     7.3    62
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.6     8.7    53      5.4     9.4    57
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.8     4.0    70      3.1     4.3    72
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     8.7     8.5   102      9.5     9.8    97
 SHELL CREEK              9580    10.4    11.5    90      9.3    10.6    88
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    12.0    18.2    66     13.7    17.5    78
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     7.3    11.1    66     10.2    15.3    67
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.5     4.1    37      2.2     5.3    42
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     8.4    14.2    59      8.4    13.3    63
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66                     73


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    11.6    19.8    59     10.8    16.8    64
 EVENING STAR             9200    13.9    24.2    57     15.3    21.2    72
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.4     8.9    61      6.1     9.0    68
 MARQUETTE                8760     2.7     6.7    40      4.5     7.3    62
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    12.0    18.2    66     13.7    17.5    78
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     7.3    11.1    66     10.2    15.3    67
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     8.4    14.2    59      8.4    13.3    63
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     59                     69


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     3.1     4.2    74      5.3     6.3    84
 BIG GOOSE                7990     5.2     7.4    70      6.5     6.6    98
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    10.5    12.8    82     10.1    11.3    89
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     5.8     8.7    67      7.0     9.3    75
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     9.8     9.7   101      7.9     9.6    82
 DOME LAKE                8880     7.6     9.3    82      8.4    10.0    84
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.5     7.1    63      6.3     7.6    83
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     4.4     5.0    88      5.5     6.2    89
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.6     8.7    53      5.4     9.4    57
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     8.7     8.5   102      9.5     9.8    97
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     7.8     8.8    89      9.1    10.3    88
 TIE CREEK                6870      .6     4.8    12      5.5     7.7    71
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     76                     83


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     3.7     6.8    54      5.9     9.1    65
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.9     4.9    39      4.6      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.4     6.5    37      4.6     7.3    63
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     44                     64


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    15.7    21.2    74     16.9    20.3    83
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    17.5    15.2   115     20.0    16.5   121
 ELK RIVER                8700    18.3    15.6   117     18.1    15.6   116
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    14.9    16.8    89     15.3    19.6    78
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    19.9    22.0    90     19.1    19.7    97
 OLD BATTLE               9920    28.9    25.4   114     30.6    27.6   111
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    12.5     8.8   142     14.4     9.6   150
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     8.7     9.6    91     10.3    13.0    79
 TOWER                   10500      -M    36.5      *      -M    31.0      *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    20.4    20.5   100     23.3    21.5   108
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    11.5     9.3   124     10.7    10.1   106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    102                    103


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220    13.9    18.5    75     13.5    17.0    79
 CASPER MTN.              7850     8.1    11.0    74      9.2    10.8    85
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    12.3    12.6    98     10.3    12.9    80
 DEER PARK                9700    19.4    14.2   137     21.6    17.3   125
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     5.1     8.6    59      7.1     9.7    73
 RENO HILL                8500     6.6    10.1    65      7.1    11.2    63
 ROACH                    9700    12.0    13.5    89     14.8    14.4   103
 SAND LAKE               10050    18.1    24.3    74     16.6    18.8    88
 SOUTH PASS               9040    16.9    13.6   124     17.5    14.6   120
 WINDY PEAK               7900     4.5     5.8    78      6.3     8.3    76
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                     92


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    11.2     9.4   119     12.4    12.0   103
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    17.5    15.2   115     20.0    16.5   121
 OLD BATTLE               9920    28.9    25.4   114     30.6    27.6   111
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    10.3    12.1    85     16.3    15.2   107
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    21.0    23.0    91     22.1    22.8    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    104                    108


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    13.4    11.7   115     12.9    11.0   117
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900    16.0    22.4    71     13.8    18.6    74
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     6.8    10.6    64      7.8     9.9    79
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     9.4    10.8    87     10.6    10.6   100
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     9.0    11.2    80      8.7    10.5    83
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     9.5    12.0    79     10.3    12.1    85
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    11.1    14.0    79     11.7    14.4    81
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     8.2     9.3    88      7.6     9.4    81
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    11.6    12.0    97     12.1    13.3    91
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.6    21.5    91     18.9    21.9    86
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    15.0    20.2    74     16.2    20.1    81
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                     86


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840    10.1    10.6    95     11.0    10.1   109
 HEWINTA                  9500     7.7     8.7    89     10.1    11.3    89
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     6.9     5.6   123      9.2     6.1   151
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     5.7     5.5   104      8.4     5.7   147
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    22.7    21.6   105     19.8    20.5    97
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    14.0    13.5   104     15.7    16.7    94
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    12.3    12.2   101     12.9    12.5   103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    102                    105


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    18.0    16.5   109     19.9    15.7   127
 HAYDEN FORK              9100    15.6    12.7   123     20.5    16.6   123
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    14.0    13.5   104     15.7    16.7    94
 LILY LAKE                9050    13.1    10.4   126     15.1    13.9   109
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    24.8    23.8   104     24.8    20.5   121
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    10.2    11.8    86     13.6    15.3    89
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    25.6    19.9   129     26.8    19.8   135
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    112                    115

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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.