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At 10:18p, 8/20/18
Temperature 56.3°F
Wind 8.0 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 SUNDAY: MAY 27 , 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      .0     1.0     0*    28.2    26.7   106
 BLACK BEAR               8170    34.2    30.2   113     53.0    49.7   107
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    12.5    20.3    62     20.1    27.7    73
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670      .0     7.8     0     30.2    35.3    86
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0     3.9     0     13.9    15.7    89
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    30.3      -M      *    36.5      -M      *
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .1     3.0     3     20.3    24.5    83
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     6.6    18.2    36     46.0    44.4   104
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .6     5.7    11     14.5    17.3    84
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     3.6      -M      *    19.9      -M      *
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    13.0    21.6    60     41.7    44.9    93
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     2.8    17.2    16     29.6    36.1    82
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .0      .0   100*    11.1    23.8    47
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0   100*    29.4    28.0   105
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    10.7    18.3    58     26.6    32.7    81
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1     4.3     2     24.1    24.4    99
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    17.1    24.1    71     31.0    32.2    96
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    28.8    27.3   105     35.0    35.7    98
 WILLOW CREEK             8380      .2    17.9     1     40.0    41.9    95
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      -M    10.0      *    21.1    21.6    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     57                     92


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170    34.2    30.2   113     53.0    49.7   107
 CANYON                   7870      .5     2.9    17     21.6    20.1   107
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750    12.9    12.3   105     40.7    33.7   121
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700      .1      .0      *    23.4    17.4   134
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     1.3     3.2    41     30.4    26.8   113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average    101                    114


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    26.0    22.6   115     32.1    26.5   121
 BURNT MTN                5880      .6      .0      *    17.0    24.6    69
 CANYON                   7870      .5     2.9    17     21.6    20.1   107
 COLE CREEK               7850     2.7    13.3    20     17.6    26.6    66
 EVENING STAR             9200    22.2    28.9    77     40.7    33.7   121
 FISHER CREEK             9100    40.3    32.3   125     46.5    46.0   101
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .1      .7    14*      -M    17.1      *
 PARKER PEAK              9400    15.3    20.8    74     30.8    22.6   136
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     1.2    14.5     8     33.0    28.3   117
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1     4.3     2     24.1    24.4    99
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    28.8    27.3   105     35.0    35.7    98
 WHITE MILL               8700    20.8    20.4   102     33.2    34.6    96
 WOLVERINE                7650      .0      .4     0*    17.1    17.8    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     84                    102


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750      -M     5.5      *    17.9    22.1    81
 CASTLE CREEK             8400      .4      -M      *    11.5      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     1.1     1.2    92     11.8    16.6    71
 DEER PARK                9700      .2    12.0     2     20.9    30.4    69
 HOBBS PARK              10100      .1    12.3     1     16.8    20.5    82
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.0     7.5    13     18.6    17.0   109
 LITTLE WARM              9370     1.5     3.2    47     16.5    19.6    84
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.4      .9   156      7.9    10.6    75
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0     8.4     0     15.0    25.6    59
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .3      .9    33     10.8    14.8    73
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    17.1    24.1    71     31.0    32.2    96
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .1     2.5     4     13.7    18.4    74
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     31                     79


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    17.0    19.2    89     20.8    24.8    84
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .1      .1   100*    15.4    13.7   112
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     9.4    11.4    82     21.2    21.7    98
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .1     2.7     4     15.8    15.7   101
 KIRWIN                   9550     1.0     7.5    13     18.6    17.0   109
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.0      -M      *    14.7    17.4    84
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .2     5.0     4     17.0    18.6    91
 OWL CREEK                8975     1.4      .9   156      7.9    10.6    75
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .1     3.6     3     22.5    19.0   118
 SHELL CREEK              9580    15.5    12.8   121     22.1    20.0   110
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     1.2     1.1   109     13.3    13.8    96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     72                     98


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    21.0    27.0    78     31.3    28.2   111
 EVENING STAR             9200    22.2    28.9    77     40.7    33.7   121
 MARQUETTE                8760     1.0      -M      *    14.7    17.4    84
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .3      .3   100*    23.8    22.9   104
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350      -M    10.0      *    21.1    21.6    98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     77*                   106


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .1      .1   100*    15.4    13.7   112
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     1.3    10.5    12     21.9    21.1   104
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550      .1     2.7     4     15.8    15.7   101
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .3      .5    60*    14.6    13.6   107
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760      .2     5.0     4     17.0    18.6    91
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480      .1     3.6     3     22.5    19.0   118
 SOLDIER PARK             8720      .4      -M      *    15.1      -M      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      9                    105


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990      .2     5.4     4     19.3    16.0   121
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     9.4    11.4    82     21.2    21.7    98
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880      .2     5.1     4     19.1    18.1   106
 DOME LAKE                8880      .0     4.9     0     22.4    20.1   111
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870      .8      -M      *    23.2      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880      .2     5.6     4     22.6    21.0   108
 TIE CREEK                6870      .8      .0      *    18.8    16.7   113
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     33                    109


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910      .2      .0      *    12.9    12.4   104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                   104


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .0   100*    16.0    17.3    92
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .0   100*    14.0    13.6   103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average       *                    97


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960      .0    19.7     0     20.2    33.8    60
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820      .0      -M      *    27.4      -M      *
 COLUMBINE                9160      .0     4.6     0     23.2    31.8    73
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .0     6.0     0     21.7    27.1    80
 JOE WRIGHT              10120      -M    19.7      *    24.3    34.2    71
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0     1.4     0     14.2    19.6    72
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130      .0    27.5     0     24.9    33.7    74
 NEVER SUMMER            10280      .0    18.7     0     15.2    32.5    47
 OLD BATTLE              10000      -M    29.2      *      -M    43.7      *
 RAWAH                    9020      .0     7.0     0     14.9    22.8    65
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      -M     3.5      *    12.1    15.7    77
 SAND LAKE               10050    10.9    29.6    37     28.1    33.6    84
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .0     2.8     0     14.4    23.2    62
 TOWER                   10500      -M    46.4      *      -M    49.4      *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250      .0     9.7     0     25.5    34.2    75
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540      -M     5.4      *    12.3    18.3    67
 ZIRKEL                   9340      .0     4.7     0       -M    32.8      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      8                     70


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700      .2    12.0     2     20.9    30.4    69
 LARSEN CREEK             9000      .1      -M      *    16.5      -M      *
 SOUTH PASS               9040      .0     8.4     0     15.0    25.6    59
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      1                     64


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900      .0     6.0     0     22.4    23.4    96
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .0     1.4     0     14.2    19.6    72
 RENO HILL                8400      .0     4.9     0     22.6    24.2    93
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .0      .4     0*    11.1    16.5    67
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0                     84


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240      .0    15.1     0     23.6    30.6    77
 CINNABAR PARK            9574      .0     3.8     0     23.0    26.4    87
 CROW CREEK               8330      .0      .1     0*    12.5    14.6    86
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      .0    13.7     0     20.1    24.2    83
 RAWAH                    9020      .0     7.0     0     14.9    22.8    65
 ROACH                    9700      .0     8.0     0     20.2    25.9    78
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0                     79


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920      .0      -M      *    15.5      -M      *
 CROW CREEK               8330      .0      .1     0*    12.5    14.6    86
 DEADMAN HILL            10220      .0    13.7     0     20.1    24.2    83
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0*                    84


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .0      .0   100*    13.7    20.6    67
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880      .0     6.0     0     21.7    27.1    80
 ELK RIVER                8700      .0     2.4     0     17.8    25.6    70
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915      .0      -M      *    27.5      -M      *
 OLD BATTLE              10000      -M    29.2      *      -M    43.7      *
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      -M     3.5      *    12.1    15.7    77
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      .0      .8     0*    13.3    24.4    55
 WHISKEY PARK             8950      .0    18.0     0     27.7    37.3    74
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      0*                    71


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080      .0     3.8     0     16.8    18.2    92
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    12.5    20.3    62     20.1    27.7    73
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0     3.9     0     13.9    15.7    89
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400      .0     5.2     0     18.4    18.6    99
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750      .6     5.7    11     14.5    17.3    84
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     3.6      -M      *    19.9      -M      *
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .2      .0      *    17.4    18.3    95
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .3     4.6     7     19.7    22.1    89
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .4      .0      *    13.3    15.5    86
 POCKET CREEK             9360      -M      -M      *    14.7      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .0     2.0     0     15.7    20.2    78
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    10.7    18.3    58     26.6    32.7    81
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500      .0     8.7     0     30.0    31.5    95
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average     34                     87


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870      .0      -M      *    12.8      -M      *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700      .1      -M      *     6.6      -M      *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9308      .3      -M      *    13.7      -M      *
 HAMS FORK                7840      .2      .0      *    12.7    16.7    76
 HEWINTA                  9519      .0     1.3     0     15.4    19.9    77
 HICKERSON PARK           9145      .0      .2     0*    14.2    12.3   115
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .2      .2   100*    14.4    11.9   121
 INDIAN CREEK             9425      .3    17.7     2     21.7    32.1    68
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .3     3.8     8     18.4    25.8    71
 SPIRIT LK               10223      .0      -M      *    20.5      -M      *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200      .0    14.1     0     17.5    22.8    77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      3*                    81


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8500      .0      -M      *    12.6      -M      *
 BUG LAKE                 7950      .5     4.6    11     19.1    24.8    77
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000      .4      -M      *    10.7      -M      *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993      .3    14.9     2     23.4    33.0    71
 HAYDEN FORK              9212      .4     2.7    15     21.5    28.0    77
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .3     3.8     8     18.4    25.8    71
 LILY LAKE                9156      .0     2.5     0     15.2    23.7    64
 MONTE CRISTO             8960      -M    15.7      *      -M    33.6      *
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .0      .0   100*    11.1    23.8    47
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent of average      5                     68

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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.