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Water Resources Data System
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 5:18p, 8/17/18
Temperature 68.9°F
Wind 11.0 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: MARCH 24 , 2008
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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    15.3    17.9    85     25.1    20.9   120
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    23.2    23.2   100     23.8    26.5    90
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    47.4      -M      *    33.3      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770    17.2    18.6    92     22.1    19.6   113
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    33.7    34.7    97       -M    35.1      *
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    12.1    13.8    88     13.4    12.5   107
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    11.3      -M      *    13.3      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    32.7    34.6    95     35.7    35.9    99
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    31.1    28.0   111     33.1    28.2   117
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    12.9    14.1    91     14.9    18.1    82
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920    18.9    19.0    99     26.3    21.8   121
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    21.6    25.8    84     22.6    25.6    88
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    16.7    18.6    90     19.0    18.3   104
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    25.7    24.1   107     27.9    23.8   117
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      -M    27.1      *      -M    26.9      *
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    30.4    29.5   103     36.0    31.2   115
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     97                    106


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    24.5    22.8   107     23.3    19.5   119
 BLACK BEAR               8170    43.6    38.1   114       -M    39.1      *
 CANYON                   7870    16.2    13.4   121     19.6    15.0   131
 FISHER CREEK             9100    39.0    33.9   115       -M    35.3      *
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    28.2    24.3   116     30.5    25.8   118
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      -M    11.0      *      -M    12.3      *
 PARKER PEAK              9400    24.8    20.9   119       -M    15.7      *
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    20.2    21.8    93     24.8    20.3   122
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    16.7    18.6    90     19.0    18.3   104
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      -M    27.1      *      -M    26.9      *
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    17.7    16.6   107     24.1    20.3   119
 WHITE MILL               8700    26.2    23.5   111     25.0    26.2    95
 WOLVERINE                7650    10.6    11.5    92     13.3    12.4   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    109                    114


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    15.0    14.2   106     17.9    15.7   114
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     6.2     8.5    73      9.3    10.0    93
 DEER PARK                9700    14.7    16.4    90     19.3    21.0    92
 HOBBS PARK              10100    13.2    14.0    94     13.8    12.0   115
 LITTLE WARM              9370     9.0    11.3    80     12.7    12.8    99
 SOUTH PASS               9040    13.8    16.1    86     16.7    17.6    95
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     6.7     6.9    97      8.2     8.3    99
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    25.7    24.1   107     27.9    23.8   117
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     8.7     8.1   107     12.0    10.8   111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     94                    104


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    16.0    18.7    86     14.8    16.5    90
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     8.7     5.3   164      8.8     7.7   114
 BLACKWATER               9780    23.5    23.6   100     21.8    19.8   110
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    16.5    15.4   107     16.9    13.8   122
 EVENING STAR             9200    28.7    28.8   100     30.1    24.5   123
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     9.6     8.8   109     10.2     9.2   111
 KIRWIN                   9550    11.4    10.8   106     13.8    10.7   129
 MARQUETTE                8760     5.9     8.3    71      9.2     9.0   102
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    11.3    11.1   102      9.2    11.6    79
 OWL CREEK                8975     5.3     5.2   102      6.4     5.4   119
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    11.8    10.4   113     14.0    11.7   120
 SHELL CREEK              9580    15.4    14.0   110     14.9    12.6   118
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    20.2    21.8    93     24.8    20.3   122
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    11.5    12.5    92     20.0    17.2   116
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     4.0     5.4    74      7.4     6.8   109
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    16.1    16.6    97     16.4    15.6   105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    100                    112


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    23.5    23.6   100     21.8    19.8   110
 EVENING STAR             9200    28.7    28.8   100     30.1    24.5   123
 KIRWIN                   9550    11.4    10.8   106     13.8    10.7   129
 MARQUETTE                8760     5.9     8.3    71      9.2     9.0   102
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    20.2    21.8    93     24.8    20.3   122
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120    11.5    12.5    92     20.0    17.2   116
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    16.1    16.6    97     16.4    15.6   105
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                    116


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     8.7     5.3   164      8.8     7.7   114
 BIG GOOSE                7990     8.5     9.6    89     11.5     8.0   144
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    16.5    15.4   107     16.9    13.8   122
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    11.7    10.9   107     13.2    11.4   116
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    15.0    12.5   120     14.8    11.9   124
 DOME LAKE                8880    11.1    11.5    97     14.4    12.3   117
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     9.6     8.8   109     10.2     9.2   111
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     6.8     6.3   108      9.1     7.6   120
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    11.3    11.1   102      9.2    11.6    79
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    11.8    10.4   113     14.0    11.7   120
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    13.8    11.0   125     15.8    12.7   124
 TIE CREEK                6870     7.2     5.9   122     11.2     9.3   120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    111                    117


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890     7.1     8.7    82      9.9    10.6    93
 COLE CANYON              5910     5.4     6.6    82      7.0     6.3   111
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     8.1     7.9   103      8.1     8.3    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     89                     99


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 COLUMBINE                9160    26.1    24.6   106     26.6    24.2   110
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    21.4    19.0   113     21.8    19.9   110
 ELK RIVER                8700    25.0    18.8   133     22.1    18.8   118
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    21.7    20.3   107     25.3    23.6   107
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    28.8    27.6   104     27.7    23.6   117
 OLD BATTLE              10000    31.1    31.0   100     33.8    33.3   102
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850    16.6    11.0   151     16.9    11.5   147
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    13.0    12.6   103     15.9    15.5   103
 TOWER                   10500    40.7    43.6    93     30.9    36.9    84
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    24.7    25.7    96     28.2    25.6   110
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    14.6    11.4   128     14.5    12.2   119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    107                    108


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    20.1    22.5    89     20.6    20.9    99
 CASPER MTN.              7900    12.7    13.5    94     13.5    13.4   101
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    16.0    15.4   104     16.4    16.0   102
 DEER PARK                9700    14.7    16.4    90     19.3    21.0    92
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     7.2    10.6    68     10.0    11.9    84
 RENO HILL                8400    12.7    13.2    96     14.5    13.9   104
 ROACH                    9700    18.0    16.2   111     20.5    17.8   115
 SAND LAKE               10050    26.1    30.9    84     25.8    22.9   113
 SOUTH PASS               9040    13.8    16.1    86     16.7    17.6    95
 WINDY PEAK               7900     7.6     7.7    99      9.0    10.0    90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     92                    101


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    16.1    11.5   140     15.7    15.0   105
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    21.4    19.0   113     21.8    19.9   110
 OLD BATTLE              10000    31.1    31.0   100     33.8    33.3   102
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    16.6    14.9   111     20.1    18.1   111
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    29.6    29.2   101     31.1    27.5   113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    109                    108


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    12.4    14.0    89     12.5    12.9    97
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    23.8    27.3    87     17.3    21.6    80
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     8.4    12.8    66     10.5    11.7    90
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    10.6    13.0    82     11.4    12.8    89
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    12.1    13.8    88     13.4    12.5   107
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    11.3      -M      *    13.3      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740    11.5    14.5    79     13.2    14.2    93
 LOOMIS PARK              8240    15.1    17.1    88     16.7    16.9    99
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     9.1    11.0    83      9.1    11.0    83
 SNIDER BASIN             8060    12.9    14.3    90     13.9    15.6    89
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    21.6    25.8    84     22.6    25.6    88
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    23.6    24.3    97     26.7    24.0   111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     86                     94


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840    11.3    12.4    91      9.8    11.8    83
 HEWINTA                  9519    15.1    11.3   134     16.6    13.8   120
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     7.7     7.0   110      9.9     7.5   132
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     6.9     6.8   101     10.2     7.0   146
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    23.6    26.9    88       -M    24.5      *
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    14.2    16.5    86     16.9    19.6    86
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    15.3    15.1   101     18.2    15.3   119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     98                    109


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950    17.5    20.3    86     16.7    18.6    90
 HAYDEN FORK              9212    19.8    15.9   125     22.5    20.1   112
 KELLEY R.S.              8180    14.2    16.5    86     16.9    19.6    86
 LILY LAKE                9156    14.7    12.6   117     17.2    16.7   103
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    27.7    29.1    95     25.7    24.6   104
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760    12.9    14.1    91     14.9    18.1    82
 TRIAL LAKE               9992    21.3    24.3    88     23.9    24.0   100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     96                     97

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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.