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At 4:03a, 5/24/18
Temperature 44.6°F
Wind 0.0 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 WEDNESDAY: MAY 15 , 2013
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BASIN                    ELEV.  SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT    TOTAL PRECIPITATION
 Data Site Name          (Ft)                      %                      %
                                Current  Median  Median  Current  Average  Avg
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WYOMING


SNAKE RIVER  

 BASE CAMP                7030      .0     1.2     0*    22.0    24.0    92
 BLACK BEAR               8170    26.4    36.0    73     37.3    43.8    85
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    17.3    22.0    79     16.7    22.8    73
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     6.6    10.3    64     26.2    29.5    89
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0     3.9     0     10.6    13.9    76
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    31.5    45.1    70     31.2    36.6    85
 GRANITE CREEK            6770      .0     1.2     0*    18.6    22.5    83
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     7.7    22.2    35     34.1    41.1    83
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.3     8.6    15     12.9    15.7    82
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     6.8    12.2    56     14.0    17.4    80
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850    12.1    26.2    46     34.1    40.3    85
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200    14.3    21.9    65     27.8    32.4    86
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .0     1.5     0     16.2    19.5    83
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920      .0      .0      *    22.5    26.0    87
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.1    22.6    85     25.5    27.7    92
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1     5.1     2     19.0    22.3    85
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    15.8    24.5    64     25.4    29.1    87
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    21.7    29.2    74     27.9    32.2    87
 WILLOW CREEK             8380    12.9    19.5    66     34.9    40.1    87
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     7.9    13.8    57     14.0    19.0    74
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                62                     85


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170    26.4    36.0    73     37.3    43.8    85
 CANYON                   7870      .4     5.3     8     14.4    19.4    74
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     8.3    17.2    48     25.8    30.6    84
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700      .0      .0      *    14.1    17.1    82
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     1.0     8.6    12     19.2    23.6    81
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                54                     82


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    16.9    22.6    75     20.7    23.7    87
 BURNT MTN                5880      .0      .0      *    13.0    18.8    69
 CANYON                   7870      .4     5.3     8     14.4    19.4    74
 COLE CREEK               7850     9.0    17.1    53     12.4    18.9    66
 EVENING STAR             9200    15.8    25.3    62     31.4    32.6    96
 FISHER CREEK             9100    25.0    34.1    73     33.8    37.5    90
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350      .0      .0      *    12.6    15.1    83
 PARKER PEAK              9400    12.7    21.6    59     23.6    21.8   108
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420      -M    17.0      *    25.5    26.9    95
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980      .1     5.1     2     19.0    22.3    85
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    21.7    29.2    74     27.9    32.2    87
 WHITE MILL               8700    17.6    24.4    72     24.4    28.3    86
 WOLVERINE                7650      -M      .0      *    12.1    15.1    80
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                65                     87


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     7.6    11.3    67     13.0    19.4    67
 CASTLE CREEK             8400      .0      -M      *     9.7      -M      *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630      .0      .2     0*    10.5    14.0    75
 DEER PARK                9700     7.4    13.5    55     16.7    25.5    65
 HOBBS PARK              10100    10.1    15.0    67     14.7    18.6    79
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.6    10.4    54     14.2    15.4    92
 LITTLE WARM              9370      .0     6.1     0     13.2    16.9    78
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0      .0      *     8.4     9.2    91
 SOUTH PASS               9040     2.9    10.1    29     12.4    22.1    56
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620      .0      .1     0*    10.8    13.1    82
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    15.8    24.5    64     25.4    29.1    87
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700      .0     1.2     0     12.7    16.6    77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                53                     76


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    12.8    20.7    62     13.2    21.7    61
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .0      *    11.7    12.2    96
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    12.5    15.9    79     14.9    20.3    73
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.3     6.4    20     10.4    14.7    71
 KIRWIN                   9550     5.6    10.4    54     14.2    15.4    92
 MARQUETTE                8760     3.2      -M      *    13.0      -M      *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.6     8.9    52     16.3    15.9   103
 OWL CREEK                8975      .0      .0      *     8.4     9.2    91
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     9.3     8.3   112     17.9    16.8   107
 SHELL CREEK              9580    13.8    16.6    83     17.2    18.1    95
 TIMBER CREEK             7950      .0      .0      *    11.4    11.7    97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                69                     87


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    19.8    24.8    80     26.7    25.3   106
 EVENING STAR             9200    15.8    25.3    62     31.4    32.6    96
 MARQUETTE                8760     3.2      -M      *    13.0      -M      *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120      .1      .0      *    16.6    19.8    84
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     7.9    13.8    57     14.0    19.0    74
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                68                     92


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200      .0      .0      *    11.7    12.2    96
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    12.7    16.3    78     16.1    19.0    85
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     1.3     6.4    20     10.4    14.7    71
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360      .0      .0      *    11.6    12.5    93
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     4.6     8.9    52     16.3    15.9   103
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     9.3     8.3   112     17.9    16.8   107
 SOLDIER PARK             8720      .0      -M      *    11.0      -M      *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                70                     92


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990     2.1     8.8    24     12.0    16.6    72
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    12.5    15.9    79     14.9    20.3    73
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     7.4    10.6    70     12.2    16.6    73
 DOME LAKE                8880     6.8     9.7    70     13.2    18.5    71
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     4.2      -M      *    15.7      -M      *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     8.7    11.3    77     16.0    19.7    81
 TIE CREEK                6870      .0      .2     0*    13.6    16.8    81
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                66                     75


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910      .0      .0      *    10.8    14.4    75
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                  *                    75


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890      .0      .0      *    14.2    16.2    88
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130      .0      .0      *    12.2    14.2    86
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                  *                    87


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960    18.5    21.6    86     25.0    28.2    89
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820    23.4      -M      *    31.7      -M      *
 COLUMBINE                9160     4.5     8.5    53     27.7    30.2    92
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     1.7    10.5    16     22.0    26.0    85
 JOE WRIGHT              10120    20.4    22.8    89     32.8    32.2   102
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .1      .0      *    11.0    16.4    67
 MED BOW                 10500      -M      -M      *    33.7      -M      *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130    19.9    32.1    62     27.4    33.0    83
 NEVER SUMMER            10280    20.5    22.1    93     18.1      -M      *
 OLD BATTLE              10000    26.9    35.1    77     33.3    41.5    80
 RAWAH                    9020     4.2     1.4   300     19.5    18.8   104
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      -M      .0      *    11.6    17.2    67
 SAND LAKE               10050    24.2    30.5    79     27.6    31.2    88
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440      .0     1.5     0     15.5    19.6    79
 TOWER                   10500    32.4    49.9    65       -M    47.2      *
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    13.0    16.4    79     26.2    31.7    83
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    15.7    11.4   138     19.9    17.0   117
 ZIRKEL                   9340    13.5    16.7    81     33.0    33.2    99
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                77                     88


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700     7.4    13.5    55     16.7    25.5    65
 LARSEN CREEK             9000      .0      -M      *    11.8      -M      *
 SOUTH PASS               9040     2.9    10.1    29     12.4    22.1    56
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                44                     61


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900     3.8     9.1    42     11.4    19.9    57
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375      .1      .0      *    11.0    16.4    67
 RENO HILL                8400     5.6     7.8    72     16.3    20.8    78
 WINDY PEAK               7900      .0      .0      *    11.1    14.2    78
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                56                     70


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    14.2    19.7    72     22.3    26.6    84
 CINNABAR PARK            9574    12.0    15.3    78     22.9    29.2    78
 CROW CREEK               8330      .0      .0      *    13.3    14.9    89
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    16.9    18.3    92     20.4    22.4    91
 RAWAH                    9020     4.2     1.4   300     19.5    18.8   104
 ROACH                    9700    13.1    13.9    94     21.6    24.0    90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                88                     88


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920     4.3      -M      *    16.8      -M      *
 CROW CREEK               8330      .0      .0      *    13.3    14.9    89
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    16.9    18.3    92     20.4    22.4    91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                92*                    90


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440      .3      .0      *    13.5    18.4    73
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     1.7    10.5    16     22.0    26.0    85
 ELK RIVER                8700      .2     3.3     6     20.1    24.2    83
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915    11.0    18.0    61     30.0    34.9    86
 OLD BATTLE              10000    26.9    35.1    77     33.3    41.5    80
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850      -M      .0      *    11.6    17.2    67
 SANDSTONE RS             8150      -M      .0      *    15.0    22.2    68
 WHISKEY PARK             8950    14.8    24.6    60     30.5    33.5    91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                60                     81


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080      .2     7.6     3     12.0    16.5    73
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650    17.3    22.0    79     16.7    22.8    73
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930      .0     3.9     0     10.6    13.9    76
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     1.0     8.5    12     11.3    16.4    69
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     1.3     8.6    15     12.9    15.7    82
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     6.8    12.2    56     14.0    17.4    80
 KENDALL R.S.             7740      .0      .0      *    11.8    16.5    72
 LOOMIS PARK              8240      .1     5.9     2     15.7    20.2    78
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340      .0     1.1     0      8.8    13.2    67
 POCKET CREEK             9360      .7      -M      *    12.0      -M      *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060      .0     4.8     0     15.3    16.6    92
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000    19.1    22.6    85     25.5    27.7    92
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     8.0    12.7    63     26.4    29.7    89
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                49                     80


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870      .3      -M      *    13.0      -M      *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700     6.1      -M      *    18.6      -M      *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9308     3.7      -M      *    13.8      -M      *
 HAMS FORK                7840      .0      .0      *    11.5    14.2    81
 HEWINTA                  9519      .8      .1   800*    15.6    17.5    89
 HICKERSON PARK           9145      .1      .0      *    12.6    13.2    95
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150      .7      .0      *    13.8    12.7   109
 INDIAN CREEK             9425    14.3    21.2    67     21.9    26.6    82
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0     6.4     0     16.1    21.5    75
 SPIRIT LK               10223     6.7      -M      *    18.2      -M      *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200    13.4    16.5    81     18.9    20.7    91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                66*                    87


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8500      .0      -M      *    13.4      -M      *
 BUG LAKE                 7950      .3    10.2     3     18.3    23.1    79
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000      .1      -M      *     8.8      -M      *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993    11.8    19.4    61     24.4    30.4    80
 HAYDEN FORK              9212      .1     3.1     3     19.8    25.5    78
 KELLEY R.S.              8180      .0     6.4     0     16.1    21.5    75
 LILY LAKE                9156     2.6     1.2   217*    15.4    21.0    73
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     9.5    19.0    50     25.0    31.2    80
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760      .0     1.5     0     16.2    19.5    83
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin wide percent                40                     79

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 -M   = Missing data
  *   = Data may not provide a valid measure of conditions.
Units = inches for the Current and Normal Snow Water Equivalent and

Total Precipitation values

If the Basin wide percent 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 Median represents the snow water
equivalent found at selected SNOTEL sites in or near the basin compared to
the Median 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 comparison of conditions is 1981-2010.

Provisional data, subject to revision.