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At 9:22a, 8/17/18
Temperature 67.9°F
Wind 3.0 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 SATURDAY: AUGUST 6 , 2011
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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      .0      *    39.7    30.5   130
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670      .0      .0   100*    56.8    39.4   144
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260      .0      -M      *    63.3      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .0      .0   100*    39.3    28.2   139
 GRASSY LAKE              7265      .0      .0   100*    65.8    50.0   132
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0      .0   100*    26.4    21.7   122
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820      .5      -M      *    32.2      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850      .1      .0      *    59.1    49.9   118
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200      -M      .0      *    52.9    40.5   131
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .0      .0   100*    33.2    26.8   124
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100*    44.3    32.4   137
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      -M      .0      *      -M    36.2      *
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .0      *    35.6    28.1   127
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .0      .0   100*    50.0    37.2   134
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      .0      .0   100*    51.0    41.5   123
 WILLOW CREEK             8380      .0      .0   100*    65.5    47.4   138
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   131


UPPER YELLOWSTONE-MADISON

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360      .0      .0   100*    41.4    32.2   129
 BLACK BEAR               8170      .0      .0   100*    72.7    55.7   131
 CANYON                   7870      .0      .0   100*    29.6    24.7   120
 FISHER CREEK             9100      .0      .0   100*    61.0    53.6   114
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750      .0      .0   100*    52.1    38.7   135
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .1      .0      *    27.4    22.6   121
 PARKER PEAK              9400      .0      .0   100*    45.7    28.0   163
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    47.6    34.3   139
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1      .0      *    35.6    28.1   127
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240      .0      .0   100*    51.0    41.5   123
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800      .1      .0      *    40.6    31.7   128
 WHITE MILL               8700      .0      .0   100*    44.4    41.3   108
 WOLVERINE                7650      -M      .0      *    26.0    22.6   115
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   126


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      .0      .0   100*    31.2    26.6   117
 CASTLE CREEK             8400      .1      -M      *    16.5      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0      .0   100*    22.2    21.0   106
 DEER PARK                9700      .0      .0   100*    36.9    35.0   105
 HOBBS PARK              10100      .0      .0   100*    30.4    25.4   120
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .0      .0   100*    27.0    24.2   112
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0      .0   100*    26.9    29.5    91
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0      .0   100*    22.0    19.1   115
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580      .0      .0   100*    50.0    37.2   134
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0      .0   100*    23.9    22.6   106
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   112


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380      -M      .0      *    38.3    30.6   125
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .0   100*    22.1    18.7   118
 BLACKWATER               9780      .0      .0   100*    43.7    34.9   125
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .0      .0   100*    34.5    28.1   123
 EVENING STAR             9200      .0      .0   100*    57.4    40.7   141
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .1      .0      *    24.0    20.8   115
 KIRWIN                   9550      .0      .0   100*    26.4    23.3   113
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0      -M      *    21.7    23.6    92
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .0      .0   100*    25.7    23.6   109
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0      .0   100*    16.4    15.4   106
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .0      .0   100*    33.1    24.5   135
 SHELL CREEK              9580      .0      .0   100*    33.0    26.0   127
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    47.6    34.3   139
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .0   100*    35.6    27.5   129
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0      .0   100*    18.5    18.7    99
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .0      .0   100*    29.3    27.3   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   121


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780      .0      .0   100*    43.7    34.9   125
 EVENING STAR             9200      .0      .0   100*    57.4    40.7   141
 KIRWIN                   9550      .0      .0   100*    26.4    23.3   113
 MARQUETTE                8760      .0      -M      *    21.7    23.6    92
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      .0      .0   100*    47.6    34.3   139
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0      .0   100*    35.6    27.5   129
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      .0      .0   100*    29.3    27.3   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   124


POWDER-TONGUE

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .0   100*    22.1    18.7   118
 BIG GOOSE                7990      .0      .0   100*    27.5    19.8   139
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350      .0      .0   100*    34.5    28.1   123
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .0      .0   100*    29.0    23.7   122
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860      .1      .0      *    34.2    27.5   124
 DOME LAKE                8880      .0      .0   100*    30.5    25.5   120
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .1      .0      *    24.0    20.8   115
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .0      .0   100*    23.7    19.3   123
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870      .0      -M      *    31.5      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .0      .0   100*    25.7    23.6   109
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .0      .0   100*    33.1    24.5   135
 SOLDIER PARK             8720      -M      -M      *    23.7      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      -M      .0      *    34.5    26.8   129
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      .0   100*    28.8    21.8   132
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   124


BELLE FOURCHE

 BLIND PARK               6890      .1      .0      *    32.2    24.2   133
 COLE CANYON              5910      .1      .0      *    30.7    19.6   157
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .0   100*    30.9    22.6   137
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   141


UPPER N. PLATTE RIVER

 BLACKHALL MTN            9820      .0      -M      *    62.2      -M      *
 CINNABAR PARK            9574      -M      .0      *    50.3    30.3   166
 COLUMBINE                9160      .0      .0   100*    51.9    35.4   147
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .0      .0   100*    44.2    30.6   144
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0      .0   100*    40.9    29.4   139
 JOE WRIGHT              10120      .1      .0      *    60.4    40.2   150
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130      -M      .0      *      -M    39.2      *
 OLD BATTLE              10000      .0      .0   100*    70.0    48.0   146
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      .0      .0   100*    28.3    17.7   160
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .0      .0   100*    36.4    27.7   131
 TOWER                   10500      .0      .0   100*    79.8    54.4   147
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250      .0      .0   100*    53.2    38.2   139
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      .0      .0   100*    35.3    23.2   152
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   147


LOWER N. PLATTE - SWEETWATER - LARAMIE

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240      .0      .0   100*    49.5    35.4   140
 CASPER MTN.              7900      .0      .0   100*    27.8    27.8   100
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      .0      .0   100*    37.7    28.4   133
 DEER PARK                9700      .0      .0   100*    36.9    35.0   105
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0      .0   100*    25.3    24.4   104
 RENO HILL                8400      .0      .0   100*    30.9    28.5   108
 ROACH                    9700      .0      .0   100*    39.4    30.4   130
 SAND LAKE               10050      .0      .0   100*    57.2    38.7   148
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0      .0   100*    26.9    29.5    91
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .0      .0   100*    22.8    21.3   107
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   118


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      -M      .0      *      -M    23.3      *
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .0      .0   100*    44.2    30.6   144
 OLD BATTLE              10000      .0      .0   100*    70.0    48.0   146
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      -M      .0      *    41.8    27.9   150
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .0      .0   100*    64.3    41.8   154
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   149


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080      .0      .0   100*    26.8    22.0   122
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650      .0      .0   100*    37.0    31.4   118
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .2      .0      *    23.7    18.8   126
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .0      .0   100*    23.8    22.6   105
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .0      .0   100*    26.4    21.7   122
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820      .5      -M      *    32.2      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0      .0   100*    24.6    21.5   114
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .1      .0      *    33.8    25.6   132
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .1      .0      *    19.2    19.2   100
 POCKET CREEK             9360      .0      -M      *    25.0      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .0      .0   100*    28.7    22.7   126
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000      -M      .0      *      -M    36.2      *
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .0      .0   100*    51.8    35.5   146
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   123


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 HAMS FORK                7840      .2      .0      *    25.5    19.7   129
 HEWINTA                  9519      .0      .0   100*    33.2    24.2   137
 HICKERSON PARK           9145      .0      .0   100*    23.1    16.1   143
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .2      .0      *    25.3    15.9   159
 INDIAN CREEK             9425      .0      .0   100*    41.6    35.4   118
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*    37.0    28.9   128
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200      .0      .0   100*    37.6    27.3   138
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   133


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BUG LAKE                 7950      .0      .0   100*    45.2    27.6   164
 HAYDEN FORK              9212      .0      .0   100*    47.5    32.0   148
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0      .0   100*    37.0    28.9   128
 LILY LAKE                9156      .0      .0   100*    37.8    27.4   138
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      .0      .0   100*    57.6    36.9   156
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .0      .0   100*    33.2    26.8   124
 TRIAL LAKE               9992      .0      .0   100*    52.5    37.5   140
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   143

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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.