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Water Resources Data System
Dept 3943
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 12:33p, 10/19/18
Temperature 51.2°F
Wind 6.0 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: MARCH 11 , 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    11.0    16.9    65     12.7    19.6    65
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    14.4    20.6    70     16.5    24.5    67
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    10.7    17.4    61     13.4    18.3    73
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    21.2    31.9    66     21.9    32.7    67
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     9.0    12.5    72      8.7    11.5    76
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    19.2    31.9    60     19.3    33.3    58
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    19.1    25.8    74     19.1    26.1    73
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    10.2    13.1    78     13.6    16.8    81
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    10.3    17.8    58     12.5    20.5    61
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.7    23.8    83     19.0    23.9    79
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    11.2    16.8    67     10.8    17.0    64
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.5    22.1    61     13.6    22.1    62
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    18.8    24.9    76     15.4    24.9    62
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    20.6    27.3    75     23.1    28.8    80
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     69                     69


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    12.3    21.3    58     10.9    18.1    60
 BLACK BEAR               8170    27.7    35.4    78     26.0    35.8    73
 CANYON                   8090     7.6    12.3    62      9.1    13.8    66
 FISHER CREEK             9100    20.4    31.5    65     20.0    32.6    61
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    15.6    22.5    69     17.1    23.7    72
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     4.8    10.3    47      6.1    11.4    54
 PARKER PEAK              9400    12.6    19.4    65     10.4    14.6    71
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    12.1    20.1    60     13.7    18.9    72
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    11.2    16.8    67     10.8    17.0    64
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    18.8    24.9    76     15.4    24.9    62
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    10.8    15.5    70     14.1    18.6    76
 WHITE MILL               8700    13.5    21.7    62     12.8    24.2    53
 WOLVERINE                7650     6.5    11.1    59      6.2    11.7    53
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66                     65


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     7.9    13.2    60      8.0    14.6    55
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     6.3     7.8    81      6.7     9.1    74
 DEER PARK                9700    19.6    15.0   131     21.5    19.2   112
 HOBBS PARK              10100    12.3    12.8    96     11.2    10.9   103
 LITTLE WARM              9370     6.7    10.3    65      7.3    11.7    62
 SOUTH PASS               9040    17.2    15.0   115     17.6    16.2   109
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     5.7     6.4    89      6.8     7.6    89
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.5    22.1    61     13.6    22.1    62
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     8.4     7.4   114     11.4     9.8   116
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                     86


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    12.4    17.1    73     11.5    15.2    76
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     3.2     4.7    68      5.4     7.0    77
 BLACKWATER               9780    11.6    21.8    53     11.0    18.3    60
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    11.3    14.1    80     11.2    12.6    89
 EVENING STAR             9200    14.0    26.6    53     15.6    23.0    68
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.9     7.9    62      6.6     8.4    79
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.4     9.8    55      6.2     9.9    63
 MARQUETTE                8760     3.1     7.4    42      4.9     8.2    60
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     5.0     9.8    51      5.6    10.5    53
 OWL CREEK                8975     3.0     4.5    67      3.2     4.9    65
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     8.9     9.4    95      9.8    10.8    91
 SHELL CREEK              9580    10.9    12.7    86      9.7    11.6    84
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    12.1    20.1    60     13.7    18.9    72
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     7.3    12.0    61      9.9    16.3    61
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.7     4.7    36      2.4     6.0    40
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     8.6    15.4    56      8.6    14.5    59
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     62                     69


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    11.6    21.8    53     11.0    18.3    60
 EVENING STAR             9200    14.0    26.6    53     15.6    23.0    68
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.4     9.8    55      6.2     9.9    63
 MARQUETTE                8760     3.1     7.4    42      4.9     8.2    60
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    12.1    20.1    60     13.7    18.9    72
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     7.3    12.0    61      9.9    16.3    61
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     8.6    15.4    56      8.6    14.5    59
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     55                     64


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     3.2     4.7    68      5.4     7.0    77
 BIG GOOSE                7990     6.2     8.4    74      7.4     7.3   101
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    11.3    14.1    80     11.2    12.6    89
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      -M     9.7      *      -M    10.4      *
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    11.4    11.0   104      9.1    10.8    84
 DOME LAKE                8880     8.5    10.2    83      9.2    11.2    82
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.9     7.9    62      6.6     8.4    79
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     4.7     5.6    84      5.9     6.9    86
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     5.0     9.8    51      5.6    10.5    53
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     8.9     9.4    95      9.8    10.8    91
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     9.1     9.8    93     10.4    11.5    90
 TIE CREEK                6870     1.1     5.5    20      6.3     8.5    74
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77                     82


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     4.4     8.0    55      6.5     9.9    66
 COLE CANYON              5910     2.4     5.5    44      4.7      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     3.0     7.3    41      5.3     7.9    67
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     47                     66


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    16.5    23.3    71     17.6    22.3    79
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    17.4    17.1   102     20.0    18.2   110
 ELK RIVER                8700    18.7    17.2   109     18.4    17.3   106
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    15.7    18.5    85     16.1    21.7    74
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    20.6    24.7    83     19.8    21.7    91
 OLD BATTLE               9920    29.3    28.4   103     31.3    30.5   103
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    12.9     9.9   130     14.4    10.6   136
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     9.1    11.1    82     10.3    14.3    72
 TOWER                   10500    31.0    40.2    77     30.2    34.1    89
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    20.6    23.4    88     23.5    23.6   100
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    11.5    10.3   112     10.7    11.2    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91                     94


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220    14.6    20.4    72     14.0    19.0    74
 CASPER MTN.              7850     8.1    12.2    66      9.4    12.2    77
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    13.0    14.0    93     10.7    14.5    74
 DEER PARK                9700    19.6    15.0   131     21.5    19.2   112
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     5.6     9.7    58      7.4    10.8    69
 RENO HILL                8500     7.2    11.5    63      7.8    12.6    62
 ROACH                    9700    12.3    14.9    83     14.8    16.1    92
 SAND LAKE               10050    18.9    27.7    68     17.3    20.9    83
 SOUTH PASS               9040    17.2    15.0   115     17.6    16.2   109
 WINDY PEAK               7900     5.2     6.9    75      6.7     9.2    73
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                     84


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    11.9    10.8   110     12.5    13.5    93
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    17.4    17.1   102     20.0    18.2   110
 OLD BATTLE               9920    29.3    28.4   103     31.3    30.5   103
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    10.3    13.7    75     16.5    16.7    99
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    22.8    26.3    87     22.2    25.1    88
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                     99


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    13.5    13.0   104     13.1    12.0   109
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900      -M    25.0      *    14.0    20.2    69
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     6.8    11.8    58      7.8    10.8    72
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     9.6    12.0    80     10.8    11.7    92
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     9.0    12.5    72      8.7    11.5    76
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     8.7    13.5    64     10.3    13.2    78
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    11.6    15.7    74     11.8    15.7    75
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     8.4    10.2    82      7.9    10.2    77
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    11.8    13.3    89     12.1    14.5    83
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.7    23.8    83     19.0    23.9    79
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    14.9    22.5    66     16.4    22.1    74
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77                     80


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840    10.4    11.9    87     11.0    11.0   100
 HEWINTA                  9500     8.6    10.0    86     10.2    12.6    81
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     6.9     6.3   110      9.6     6.8   141
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     6.0     6.2    97      8.7     6.3   138
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    22.9    24.3    94     20.0    22.6    88
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    14.1    15.1    93     15.8    18.3    86
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    12.6    13.8    91     13.2    14.0    94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                     97


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    18.3    18.5    99     19.8    17.3   114
 HAYDEN FORK              9100    16.1    14.4   112     20.7    18.4   112
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    14.1    15.1    93     15.8    18.3    86
 LILY LAKE                9050    14.0    11.6   121     15.3    15.4    99
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    25.1    26.8    94     25.0    22.6   111
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600    10.2    13.1    78     13.6    16.8    81
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    25.9    22.3   116     26.8    22.0   122
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    102                    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.