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At 10:48a, 5/25/18
Temperature 71.5°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 MONDAY: DECEMBER 31 , 2007
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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     7.4     7.9    94     13.8    10.1   137
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     7.7     9.4    82     10.9    13.1    83
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    21.4      -M      *    16.4      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     5.4     7.3    74     11.1     9.3   119
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    12.1    14.2    85     20.0    16.8   119
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     6.6     6.7    99      7.8     6.2   126
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     4.1      -M      *     7.5      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    13.7    14.3    96     19.6    17.0   115
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    10.3    12.2    84     14.7    13.1   112
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     3.4     5.2    65      5.7     8.7    66
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     6.0     7.6    79     14.0    10.7   131
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     7.7    12.2    63      8.7    12.6    69
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     6.1     7.4    82      9.8     8.8   111
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.2    11.3   117     14.9    11.7   127
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    18.3    13.1   140     16.7    13.1   127
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    10.2    13.9    73     15.9    15.1   105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     90                    110


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    12.9    11.2   115     12.4     9.8   127
 BLACK BEAR               8170    19.6    16.8   117     21.1    17.1   123
 CANYON                   7870     7.2     5.9   122     10.4     7.6   137
 FISHER CREEK             9100    21.1    15.9   133     18.7    16.6   113
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    11.6    10.9   106     15.5    12.1   128
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     2.8     4.8    58      7.0     6.2   113
 PARKER PEAK              9400    12.7    10.3   123       -M     8.0      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.4    10.2    92     14.0    10.8   130
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     6.1     7.4    82      9.8     8.8   111
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    18.3    13.1   140     16.7    13.1   127
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     6.9     7.3    95     12.6     9.6   131
 WHITE MILL               8700    13.0    10.9   119       -M    12.5      *
 WOLVERINE                7650     4.1     5.6    73      7.6     6.9   110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    112                    123


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     8.3     6.6   126     11.0     7.8   141
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     2.2     4.6    48      5.0     5.6    89
 DEER PARK                9700     5.4     6.7    81      8.8    10.7    82
 HOBBS PARK              10100     5.0     7.6    66      6.5     6.3   103
 LITTLE WARM              9370     4.2     5.2    81      6.9     6.6   105
 SOUTH PASS               9040     4.7     8.1    58      7.7     9.0    86
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     2.4     3.7    65      4.1     4.5    91
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    13.2    11.3   117     14.9    11.7   127
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     2.8     4.3    65      5.8     5.9    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                    104


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     6.6     9.5    69      7.2     8.3    87
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.0     2.5   160      5.3     4.4   120
 BLACKWATER               9780    12.4    11.8   105     11.9    10.6   112
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.7     7.7    87       -M     7.1      *
 EVENING STAR             9200    14.0    13.4   104       -M    12.7      *
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.6     3.9    92      5.2     4.8   108
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.8     5.8   117      8.0     5.8   138
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.5     4.9    31      5.5     5.2   106
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.2     5.4    78      5.0     6.7    75
 OWL CREEK                8975     2.6     2.6   100      4.4     2.9   152
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     4.9     5.1    96      6.9     5.9   117
 SHELL CREEK              9580     7.6     7.2   106      8.0     6.6   121
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.4    10.2    92     14.0    10.8   130
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     4.5     6.0    75     12.4     9.9   125
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.6     3.0    53      5.4     3.7   146
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     7.9     7.7   103     10.3     8.0   129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    117


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    12.4    11.8   105     11.9    10.6   112
 EVENING STAR             9200    14.0    13.4   104       -M    12.7      *
 KIRWIN                   9550     6.8     5.8   117      8.0     5.8   138
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.5     4.9    31      5.5     5.2   106
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     9.4    10.2    92     14.0    10.8   130
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     4.5     6.0    75     12.4     9.9   125
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     7.9     7.7   103     10.3     8.0   129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    123


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     4.0     2.5   160      5.3     4.4   120
 BIG GOOSE                7990     4.0     4.3    93      6.8     4.4   155
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     6.7     7.7    87       -M     7.1      *
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     4.5     5.4    83      6.6     6.0   110
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     6.2     5.6   111      7.7     6.3   122
 DOME LAKE                8880     4.6     5.9    78      8.0     6.8   118
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     3.6     3.9    92      5.2     4.8   108
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     3.1     3.2    97      5.2     4.2   124
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.2     5.4    78      5.0     6.7    75
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     4.9     5.1    96      6.9     5.9   117
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     4.9     5.1    96      6.7     6.6   102
 TIE CREEK                6870     2.0     2.5    80      5.9     5.0   118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     93                    113


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     2.0     3.5    57      4.0     6.1    66
 COLE CANYON              5910     1.6     3.2    50      3.1     3.8    82
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     2.8     3.2    87      3.2     5.2    62
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     65                     68


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160     7.8     9.6    81     11.0    11.2    98
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    10.3     8.9   116     10.8     9.8   110
 ELK RIVER                8700     7.9     6.9   114     10.1     8.6   117
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     9.4     9.4   100     11.9    11.7   102
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    12.6    13.0    97     13.5    11.7   115
 OLD BATTLE              10000    13.6    14.3    95     16.2    15.5   105
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     7.6     5.2   146      8.9     5.7   156
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     5.8     5.0   116      9.1     7.6   120
 TOWER                   10500    14.3    20.1    71     16.5    17.4    95
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    10.3    11.2    92     13.1    12.7   103
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     7.0     5.5   127      8.1     6.3   129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                    109


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     8.9    10.4    86     10.1     9.9   102
 CASPER MTN.              7900     4.9     6.8    72      7.5     7.1   106
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     7.8     7.4   105      7.9     7.7   103
 DEER PARK                9700     5.4     6.7    81      8.8    10.7    82
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     2.2     5.2    42      5.0     6.0    83
 RENO HILL                8400     5.6     6.4    87      7.2     7.0   103
 ROACH                    9700     8.7     7.1   123     10.6     8.3   128
 SAND LAKE               10050    12.0    14.6    82     12.3    11.3   109
 SOUTH PASS               9040     4.7     8.1    58      7.7     9.0    86
 WINDY PEAK               7900     3.1     3.4    91      4.7     5.4    87
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     83                     99


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     5.6     3.9   144      8.2     6.9   119
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    10.3     8.9   116     10.8     9.8   110
 OLD BATTLE              10000    13.6    14.3    95     16.2    15.5   105
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     6.4     5.0   128      9.9     8.7   114
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    10.6    10.7    99     14.7    12.8   115
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    109                    111


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     4.8     6.7    72      5.5     6.4    86
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     9.0    12.8    70      8.3    10.8    77
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     2.4     5.7    42      5.0     5.6    89
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     4.4     6.1    72      5.5     6.5    85
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     6.6     6.7    99      7.8     6.2   126
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     4.1      -M      *     7.5      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     4.0     6.4    62      6.3     6.6    95
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     5.7     7.8    73      7.4     8.1    91
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     3.4     5.2    65      4.3     5.8    74
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     3.4     6.7    51      5.0     7.7    65
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     7.7    12.2    63      8.7    12.6    69
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     8.3    11.5    72     11.3    10.9   104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     68                     86


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840     2.9     5.3    55      3.9     5.6    70
 HEWINTA                  9519     2.7     4.0    68      7.6     6.9   110
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     1.7     2.8    61      4.4     4.1   107
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     1.5     2.6    58      4.8     3.8   126
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     7.8    12.1    64      7.9    11.8    67
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     4.8     7.4    65      7.3     9.8    74
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     4.0     6.5    62      8.4     7.4   114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     62                     90


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950     4.5     8.0    56      6.0     8.9    67
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     4.9     6.1    80      8.3     9.7    86
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     4.8     7.4    65      7.3     9.8    74
 LILY LAKE                9156     3.4     5.3    64      7.1     8.5    84
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     8.2    10.6    77      9.6    11.8    81
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     3.4     5.2    65      5.7     8.7    66
 TRIAL LAKE               9992     6.4    10.2    63      8.4    10.9    77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     67                     77

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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 1961-90.

Provisional data, subject to revision.