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At 12:02a, 8/15/18
Temperature 59.9°F
Wind 5.0 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: APRIL 26 , 2012
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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     7.6    14.0    54     25.7    23.9   108
 BLACK BEAR               8170    40.5    40.7   100     47.0    45.1   104
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    23.2    28.4    82     18.2    24.8    73
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670    12.3    21.4    57     26.2    31.2    84
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0    13.8     0     12.1    13.6    89
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    36.9      -M      *    32.4      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     5.6    14.4    39     17.8    22.0    81
 GRASSY LAKE              7265    26.9    35.0    77     41.7    40.2   104
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.9    14.0    21     11.9    14.9    80
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     9.5      -M      *    15.9      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    29.7    35.7    83     38.5    41.0    94
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    19.9    30.3    66     27.4    32.5    84
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .2    12.2     2     11.3    21.2    53
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     4.9    14.2    35     26.6    25.1   106
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    21.6    28.9    75     23.9    29.7    80
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.1    16.4    62     20.7    21.5    96
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    20.3    27.6    74     25.9    28.3    92
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    35.5    31.6   112     30.8    31.4    98
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    17.3    31.5    55     34.8    36.8    95
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    13.9    18.1    77     17.1    18.4    93
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     68                     91


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170    40.5    40.7   100     47.0    45.1   104
 CANYON                   7870    10.0    12.2    82     17.2    17.3    99
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    25.5    25.2   101     35.1    29.9   117
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700      .0     7.8     0     19.4    14.6   133
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800    14.0    16.3    86     26.5    23.7   112
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     88                    111


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    25.4    25.8    98     27.2    22.9   119
 BURNT MTN                5880      .0     2.3     0     14.0    19.3    73
 CANYON                   7870    10.0    12.2    82     17.2    17.3    99
 COLE CREEK               7850    13.3    19.3    69     14.4    21.0    69
 EVENING STAR             9200    29.3    32.8    89     36.0    29.2   123
 FISHER CREEK             9100    38.3    37.8   101     39.6    41.0    97
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0     8.2     0     15.4    14.4   107
 PARKER PEAK              9400    23.6    24.3    97     25.9    19.0   136
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    15.4    24.1    64     27.8    24.1   115
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980    10.1    16.4    62     20.7    21.5    96
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    35.5    31.6   112     30.8    31.4    98
 WHITE MILL               8700    25.4    26.3    97     27.8    30.5    91
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0     8.3     0     14.2    14.8    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                    102


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750    11.5    14.3    80     15.0    18.8    80
 CASTLE CREEK             8400      .0      -M      *     9.0      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0     5.1     0     10.1    13.3    76
 DEER PARK                9700     8.3    19.8    42     19.4    26.1    74
 HOBBS PARK              10100     9.9    17.9    55     14.5    16.2    90
 KIRWIN                   9550     8.3    12.8    65     15.2    13.7   111
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.9    11.8    16     12.7    16.2    78
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0     4.1     0      6.1     7.8    78
 SOUTH PASS               9040     8.7    18.2    48     14.7    21.9    67
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0     6.5     0      8.4    11.5    73
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    20.3    27.6    74     25.9    28.3    92
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0     9.7     0     12.6    14.8    85
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     47                     82


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    21.2    23.0    92     17.3    20.6    84
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0     3.0     0     10.8    10.4   104
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    18.7    18.0   104     18.0    17.6   102
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.0    11.1    36     12.2    12.6    97
 KIRWIN                   9550     8.3    12.8    65     15.2    13.7   111
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.3      -M      *    13.0    13.0   100
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     6.0    14.4    42     12.8    15.2    84
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0     4.1     0      6.1     7.8    78
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.0    11.1    54     17.4    15.2   114
 SHELL CREEK              9580    18.9    16.6   114     18.1    16.2   112
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0     5.1     0      9.6     9.8    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     70                     99


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    25.2    28.1    90     27.0    24.0   112
 EVENING STAR             9200    29.3    32.8    89     36.0    29.2   123
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.3      -M      *    13.0    13.0   100
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .0     9.5     0     20.1    20.0   100
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350    13.9    18.1    77     17.1    18.4    93
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77                    108


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0     3.0     0     10.8    10.4   104
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    11.9    16.1    74     17.6    16.3   108
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     4.0    11.1    36     12.2    12.6    97
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .0     5.2     0     10.0    10.4    96
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     6.0    14.4    42     12.8    15.2    84
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     6.0    11.1    54     17.4    15.2   114
 SOLDIER PARK             8720      .8      -M      *    11.7      -M      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     46                    101


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990     4.6    12.2    38     16.5    12.2   135
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    18.7    18.0   104     18.0    17.6   102
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     9.2    13.3    69     15.6    14.8   105
 DOME LAKE                8880    10.7    13.6    79     17.6    16.1   109
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     3.4      -M      *    19.2      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     8.2    13.4    61     17.4    16.7   104
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0     5.0     0     15.2    12.8   119
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     68                    111


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910      .0     5.9     0      9.5     8.8   108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0                    108


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0     5.3     0     11.3    13.6    83
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0     6.0     0      9.8    10.7    92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0                     87


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960    11.7    25.8    45     18.3    30.3    60
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820    18.1      -M      *    25.4      -M      *
 COLUMBINE                9160      -M    22.6      *    21.4    28.6    75
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      -M    20.4      *    20.4    23.7    86
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    10.2    24.8    41     21.0    29.2    72
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0     8.3     0     13.2    15.7    84
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    15.3    34.2    45     21.7    28.8    75
 NEVER SUMMER            10280    10.7    23.6    45     12.5    27.7    45
 OLD BATTLE              10000    23.2    36.2    64     29.5    39.0    76
 RAWAH                    9020      .0    16.5     0     12.9    19.1    68
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      -M    11.8      *    11.3    13.7    82
 SAND LAKE               10050    23.3    36.5    64     25.7    28.4    90
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .0    12.1     0     12.7    19.5    65
 TOWER                   10500    26.4    51.7    51     34.0    44.1    77
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     7.0    25.9    27     23.4    30.4    77
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      -M    14.3      *    10.6    15.2    70
 ZIRKEL                   9340     1.2    23.3     5     26.0    29.4    88
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     40                     74


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700     8.3    19.8    42     19.4    26.1    74
 LARSEN CREEK             9000      .1      -M      *    15.4      -M      *
 SOUTH PASS               9040     8.7    18.2    48     14.7    21.9    67
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     45                     71


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900    10.4    17.6    59     19.5    18.6   105
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0     8.3     0     13.2    15.7    84
 RENO HILL                8400     9.6    15.6    62     20.3    19.3   105
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .0     6.1     0      9.7    12.9    75
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     42                     94


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    10.9    28.2    39     20.9    26.2    80
 CINNABAR PARK            9574     6.8    16.8    40     21.2    22.9    93
 CROW CREEK               8330      .1     7.6     1     11.2    11.9    94
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    14.8    19.4    76     17.5    20.2    87
 RAWAH                    9020      .0    16.5     0     12.9    19.1    68
 ROACH                    9700     7.9    18.7    42     18.1    21.8    83
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     38                     83


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920     1.0      -M      *    13.5      -M      *
 CROW CREEK               8330      .1     7.6     1     11.2    11.9    94
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    14.8    19.4    76     17.5    20.2    87
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     55                     89


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0     5.9     0     12.9    18.1    71
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      -M    20.4      *    20.4    23.7    86
 ELK RIVER                8700      -M    17.0      *    16.6    22.5    74
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915     4.7      -M      *    25.9      -M      *
 OLD BATTLE              10000    23.2    36.2    64     29.5    39.0    76
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      -M    11.8      *    11.3    13.7    82
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0    11.1     0     13.5    21.3    63
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    10.6    30.7    35     26.1    32.9    79
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     40                     76


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    10.0    14.4    69     15.2    15.5    98
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    23.2    28.4    82     18.2    24.8    73
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0    13.8     0     12.1    13.6    89
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    11.0    13.5    81     16.3    15.5   105
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     2.9    14.0    21     11.9    14.9    80
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     9.5      -M      *    15.9      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     3.3    11.5    29     15.1    16.2    93
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     3.0    15.5    19     17.5    19.5    90
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     1.2     9.7    12     11.8    13.0    91
 POCKET CREEK             9360     8.3      -M      *    13.6      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     3.4    13.7    25     13.7    18.2    75
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    21.6    28.9    75     23.9    29.7    80
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500    10.7    25.0    43     26.6    28.0    95
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     48                     87


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870      .0      -M      *    12.0      -M      *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700      .1      -M      *     5.1      -M      *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9308      -M      -M      *    10.6      -M      *
 HAMS FORK                7840      .1     7.4     1     10.7    14.3    75
 HEWINTA                  9519      .0    10.6     0     14.2    17.3    82
 HICKERSON PARK           9145      .0     6.8     0     14.0     9.8   143
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .2     5.8     3     14.0     9.3   151
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    13.7    29.1    47     19.4    28.9    67
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.4    15.4    42     16.5    23.1    71
 SPIRIT LK               10223     4.4      -M      *    19.2      -M      *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     6.0    18.3    33     16.3    19.7    83
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     28                     86


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8500      .0      -M      *    11.2      -M      *
 BUG LAKE                 7950     8.5    19.7    43     17.0    21.9    78
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000      .4      -M      *     9.9      -M      *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993    10.3    25.9    40     21.0    29.3    72
 HAYDEN FORK              9212      .2    14.5     1     19.6    24.5    80
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     6.4    15.4    42     16.5    23.1    71
 LILY LAKE                9156      .2    12.5     2     13.6    20.6    66
 MONTE CRISTO             8960    10.9    29.4    37     21.4    29.5    73
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .2    12.2     2     11.3    21.2    53
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     28                     71

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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.