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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 12:37a, 8/18/18
Temperature 62.9°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 TUESDAY: MAY 31 , 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      .0      .4     0*    19.6    27.0    73
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7600      .0     5.6     0     30.6    35.7    86
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .1     1.2     8*    21.3    24.8    86
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .0    14.7     0     31.6    45.0    70
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0     4.1     0     15.6    17.6    89
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850      .0    18.6     0     29.8    45.3    66
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     9.2    14.6    63     30.7    36.5    84
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .3     0*    22.2    24.0    92
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .2      .3    67*    18.1    28.3    64
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    12.0    15.6    77     28.6    33.0    87
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1     2.4     4     17.1    24.7    69
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.5    22.2    61     23.5    32.6    72
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    13.6    25.5    53     24.3    36.2    67
 WILLOW CREEK             8450     4.3    14.9    29     40.5    42.4    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     38                     78


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9275    11.5    20.4    56     19.4    26.9    72
 BLACK BEAR               8170    16.5    26.7    62     38.5    50.2    77
 CANYON                   8090      .0     1.6     0     14.2    20.4    70
 FISHER CREEK             9100    20.4    30.5    67     32.8    46.5    71
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     1.4     9.6    15     26.7    34.2    78
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .6     0*    11.6    17.5    66
 PARKER PEAK              9400     8.3    18.8    44     19.0    23.1    82
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .1    11.9     1     23.1    28.9    80
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1     2.4     4     17.1    24.7    69
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    13.6    25.5    53     24.3    36.2    67
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .0     1.7     0*    22.2    27.2    82
 WHITE MILL               8700    11.0    18.4    60     21.8    35.1    62
 WOLVERINE                7650      .1      .2    50*    11.6    18.2    64
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     49                     73


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     2.3     3.8    61     17.4    22.5    77
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     1.1     1.2    92     16.1    17.0    95
 DEER PARK                9700    16.8     8.5   198     32.9    30.8   107
 HOBBS PARK              10100    10.7    10.5   102     22.2    20.9   106
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .9     2.2    41     17.1    19.9    86
 SOUTH PASS               9040     4.5     6.8    66     27.7    25.9   107
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .9      .9   100     16.2    15.1   107
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.5    22.2    61     23.5    32.6    72
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .6     1.9    32     20.9    18.7   112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                     95


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    14.0    17.1    82     23.7    25.2    94
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .3      .0      *    14.2    14.1   101
 BLACKWATER               9780    10.8    24.9    43     21.9    28.8    76
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    10.9     8.7   125     23.8    22.2   107
 EVENING STAR             9200    11.4    27.0    42     28.7    34.3    84
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .7     2.2    32     14.1    16.0    88
 KIRWIN                   9550     3.6     5.8    62     17.1    17.4    98
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.3     4.5    29     17.4    17.9    97
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .0     3.1     0     12.2    19.0    64
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.3      .6   217     14.0    11.0   127
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .3     2.6    12     18.8    19.5    96
 SHELL CREEK              9580    13.0    10.7   121     21.7    20.4   106
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .1    11.9     1     23.1    28.9    80
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .2     0*    14.8    23.2    64
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.4      .6   233     14.6    14.3   102
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .2     7.5     3     17.0    22.0    77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     54                     89


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    10.8    24.9    43     21.9    28.8    76
 EVENING STAR             9200    11.4    27.0    42     28.7    34.3    84
 KIRWIN                   9550     3.6     5.8    62     17.1    17.4    98
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.3     4.5    29     17.4    17.9    97
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .1    11.9     1     23.1    28.9    80
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .2     0*    14.8    23.2    64
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .2     7.5     3     17.0    22.0    77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     33                     81


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .3      .0      *    14.2    14.1   101
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .1     3.1     3     19.3    16.3   118
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    10.9     8.7   125     23.8    22.2   107
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .1     3.0     3     18.3    18.4    99
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    11.8     8.1   146     23.3    21.6   108
 DOME LAKE                8880      .0     3.6     0     21.7    20.5   106
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .7     2.2    32     14.1    16.0    88
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .9      .3   300*    16.9    14.0   121
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .0     3.1     0     12.2    19.0    64
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .3     2.6    12     18.8    19.5    96
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     6.7     4.0   168     23.9    21.4   112
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      .1     0*    20.0    17.1   117
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     81                    103


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .2      .0      *    15.6    17.8    88
 COLE CANYON              5910      .0      .7     0     14.8      -M      *
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .0   100*    12.8    13.9    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0*                    90


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160      .0     2.7     0     12.6    32.1    39
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .0     4.2     0     29.6    27.4   108
 ELK RIVER                8700      .4     1.7    24*    26.5    25.9   102
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    13.1    17.4    75     24.3    34.6    70
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    17.4    24.4    71     33.4    34.2    98
 OLD BATTLE               9920    28.8    26.2   110       -M    44.1      *
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .2     2.4     8     19.9    15.8   126
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .0     2.0     0     20.1    23.5    86
 TOWER                   10500    31.0    43.0    72     47.8    49.8    96
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     1.8     7.2    25     33.3    34.6    96
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     2.6     3.7    70     18.1    18.7    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     71                     90


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10220     4.5    12.3    37     25.5    31.0    82
 CASPER MTN.              7850      .0     4.6     0     17.7    23.9    74
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     8.6    11.6    74     15.6    24.6    63
 DEER PARK                9700    16.8     8.5   198     32.9    30.8   107
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0     1.0     0*    14.6    20.0    73
 RENO HILL                8500      .1     3.8     3     17.7    24.6    72
 ROACH                    9700     1.2     6.3    19     23.8    26.3    90
 SAND LAKE               10050    18.8    26.4    71     31.3    34.1    92
 SOUTH PASS               9040     4.5     6.8    66     27.7    25.9   107
 WINDY PEAK               7900     1.0      .2   500*    13.0    17.0    76
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     68                     85


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .0   100*    20.3    20.8    98
 DIVIDE PEAK              8860      .0     4.2     0     29.6    27.4   108
 OLD BATTLE               9920    28.8    26.2   110       -M    44.1      *
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .4      .2   200*    24.9    24.7   101
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     6.8    14.4    47     32.6    37.7    86
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     80                     97


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080      .4     1.8    22     20.7    18.5   112
 BLIND BULL SUM           8900     8.2    18.2    45     21.9    28.0    78
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .1     2.0     5     15.1    16.0    94
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     1.1     3.7    30     21.1    18.9   112
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0     4.1     0     15.6    17.6    89
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .2      .2   100*    17.2    18.5    93
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .3     2.7    11     21.5    22.4    96
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .2      .2   100*    17.2    15.8   109
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .0      .5     0*    17.6    20.3    87
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    12.0    15.6    77     28.6    33.0    87
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .0     5.5     0     27.4    31.8    86
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     41                     93


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .2      .1   200*    19.6    16.9   116
 HEWINTA                  9500      .0      .8     0*    17.7    20.2    88
 HICKERSON PARK           9100      .0      .1     0*    14.1    12.5   113
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .0      .1     0*    14.6    12.1   121
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    17.2    15.2   113     32.2    32.4    99
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .3     1.9    16     25.8    26.1    99
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10100     9.9    12.2    81     21.3    23.1    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     91*                   101


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .0     3.1     0     29.5    25.0   118
 HAYDEN FORK              9100      .3     1.7    18     31.1    28.4   110
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .3     1.9    16     25.8    26.1    99
 LILY LAKE                9050      .1     1.7     6     23.9    24.0   100
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    13.1    13.1   100     38.0    33.9   112
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7600      .0      .3     0*    22.2    24.0    92
 TRIAL LAKE               9960    14.9    15.0    99     38.0    33.2   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     78                    107

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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.