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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 9:18p, 8/14/18
Temperature 60.8°F
Wind 8.0 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 5 , 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     2.4    10.6    23     16.7    24.7    68
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600    12.4    18.1    69     25.3    32.4    78
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     5.2    11.4    46     16.9    22.7    74
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    17.0    31.4    54     27.6    41.4    67
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    10.2    12.3    83     12.7    15.6    81
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    18.4    33.0    56     24.8    42.1    59
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    20.2    27.9    72     24.8    33.6    74
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     9.1     9.0   101     19.1    21.9    87
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .2    10.3     2     15.4    25.9    59
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    25.7    27.5    93     25.3    30.6    83
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     7.2    13.4    54     14.8    22.4    66
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    18.3    27.8    66     19.4    29.5    66
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    26.4    31.5    84     21.1    32.6    65
 WILLOW CREEK             8450    20.9    29.1    72     34.2    38.3    89
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     66                     72


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    17.3    25.8    67     16.2    24.0    68
 BLACK BEAR               8170    34.0    38.9    87     34.2    46.4    74
 CANYON                   8090     5.6    10.1    55     12.0    18.1    66
 FISHER CREEK             9100    24.6    37.5    66     28.4    42.5    67
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    18.2    22.9    79     23.1    30.9    75
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0     6.0     0      8.9    15.2    59
 PARKER PEAK              9400    16.7    24.4    68     15.2    20.0    76
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    10.6    22.8    46     19.1    25.3    75
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     7.2    13.4    54     14.8    22.4    66
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    26.4    31.5    84     21.1    32.6    65
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    10.8    13.7    79     18.3    24.6    74
 WHITE MILL               8700    18.8    25.9    73     18.0    31.7    57
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0     6.1     0      8.9    15.6    57
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     68                     68


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    11.4    12.7    90     13.1    19.7    66
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     3.5     4.4    80     10.7    14.3    75
 DEER PARK                9700    24.8    18.2   136     28.4    27.5   103
 HOBBS PARK              10100    18.1    17.6   103     17.9    17.4   103
 LITTLE WARM              9370     7.3    10.2    72     11.8    17.2    69
 SOUTH PASS               9040    19.8    16.9   117     23.7    23.1   103
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     5.6     5.4   104     11.6    12.5    93
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    18.3    27.8    66     19.4    29.5    66
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700    10.0     8.1   123     17.1    15.9   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                     87


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    17.0    23.4    73     17.9    21.8    82
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .2     2.0    10      9.5    11.3    84
 BLACKWATER               9780    17.1    28.8    59     16.9    25.2    67
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    14.4    17.7    81     17.1    18.8    91
 EVENING STAR             9200    18.0    33.1    54     22.3    30.5    73
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.6    10.2    55      9.8    13.5    73
 KIRWIN                   9550     9.4    12.4    76     11.3    14.6    77
 MARQUETTE                8760     6.3    10.6    59      9.8    14.3    69
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     9.1    13.4    68      9.6    16.2    59
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.3     3.5    66      8.2     8.6    95
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.4    10.0    74     14.7    16.3    90
 SHELL CREEK              9580    15.4    16.7    92     15.1    17.3    87
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    10.6    22.8    46     19.1    25.3    75
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     1.3     6.6    20     12.2    20.9    58
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     2.2     4.1    54      7.0    11.0    64
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    11.8    17.3    68     13.3    19.2    69
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     64                     75


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    17.1    28.8    59     16.9    25.2    67
 EVENING STAR             9200    18.0    33.1    54     22.3    30.5    73
 KIRWIN                   9550     9.4    12.4    76     11.3    14.6    77
 MARQUETTE                8760     6.3    10.6    59      9.8    14.3    69
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    10.6    22.8    46     19.1    25.3    75
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     1.3     6.6    20     12.2    20.9    58
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    11.8    17.3    68     13.3    19.2    69
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     57                     70


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .2     2.0    10      9.5    11.3    84
 BIG GOOSE                7990     8.4    10.9    77     12.8    13.4    96
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    14.4    17.7    81     17.1    18.8    91
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    10.5    12.4    85     13.3    15.8    84
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    15.0    15.8    95     15.7    17.7    89
 DOME LAKE                8880     8.7    12.6    69     14.9    17.3    86
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     5.6    10.2    55      9.8    13.5    73
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     1.2     4.1    29     11.1    11.4    97
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     9.1    13.4    68      9.6    16.2    59
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     7.4    10.0    74     14.7    16.3    90
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    11.2    12.3    91     16.8    17.9    94
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0     3.2     0     11.2    14.0    80
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     74                     85


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0     2.9     0     10.3    14.7    70
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0     4.6     0      9.0      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .4     2.9    14      8.2    11.7    70
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      4                     70


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     9.8    18.7    52       -M    29.6      *
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    17.7    17.4   102     26.4    24.7   107
 ELK RIVER                8700    13.1    12.9   102     24.3    23.4   104
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    22.2    24.7    90     25.4    30.7    83
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    26.5    34.1    78     27.3    30.3    90
 OLD BATTLE               9920    38.6    36.5   106     39.4    40.5    97
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     1.1    10.1    11     17.8    14.3   124
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     5.7     9.8    58     17.2    20.6    83
 TOWER                   10500    41.2    52.0    79     43.1    45.7    94
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    21.0    23.1    91     30.3    31.6    96
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    16.0    13.3   120     15.3    16.1    95
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                     96


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220    18.3    26.7    69     21.1    27.5    77
 CASPER MTN.              7850     9.1    15.6    58     14.7    20.1    73
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    18.0    19.2    94     17.7    21.5    82
 DEER PARK                9700    24.8    18.2   136     28.4    27.5   103
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0     6.1     0     11.9    17.0    70
 RENO HILL                8500     8.8    13.3    66     14.2    20.8    68
 ROACH                    9700    14.8    17.0    87     20.4    22.9    89
 SAND LAKE               10050    25.3    36.6    69     25.6    29.9    86
 SOUTH PASS               9040    19.8    16.9   117     23.7    23.1   103
 WINDY PEAK               7900     3.0     4.0    75     10.8    14.0    77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     82                     84


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .1     3.5     3     17.8    18.9    94
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860    17.7    17.4   102     26.4    24.7   107
 OLD BATTLE               9920    38.6    36.5   106     39.4    40.5    97
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     5.6     7.9    71     21.5    22.3    96
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    25.4    29.4    86     28.8    34.3    84
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                     95


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    14.2    12.2   116     16.8    16.2   104
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900    19.8    27.0    73     18.2    25.6    71
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     2.9    12.0    24     11.7    14.2    82
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    12.7    11.8   108     16.8    16.4   102
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    10.2    12.3    83     12.7    15.6    81
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     1.1     8.2    13     14.1    16.9    83
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     9.0    13.0    69     17.7    20.2    88
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     7.7     7.1   108     12.9    13.7    94
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    10.7    11.2    96     15.3    18.7    82
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    25.7    27.5    93     25.3    30.6    83
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    14.0    21.8    64     22.7    29.0    78
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     78                     85


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     4.3     4.6    93     16.3    15.0   109
 HEWINTA                  9500     4.1     7.9    52     14.4    18.1    80
 HICKERSON PARK           9100     2.1     4.7    45     12.1    10.5   115
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.5     3.8    39     11.9    10.0   119
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    31.7    27.0   117     28.3    29.9    95
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    13.6    12.7   107     22.2    23.9    93
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100    18.2    18.5    98     18.8    20.6    91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     95                     97


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    20.5    16.0   128     27.0    22.7   119
 HAYDEN FORK              9100     9.3    11.4    82     27.3    25.5   107
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    13.6    12.7   107     22.2    23.9    93
 LILY LAKE                9050     9.6     9.7    99       -M    21.5      *
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    31.6    26.7   118     34.8    30.8   113
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600     9.1     9.0   101     19.1    21.9    87
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    32.6    25.6   127     34.0    29.9   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    114                    106

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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.