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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 1:52p, 8/16/18
Temperature 79.3°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 FRIDAY: OCTOBER 4 , 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     .2      .0       *     .7      .2    350
 BLACK BEAR               8170     -M      .0       *    1.2      .4    300
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     .5      .0       *     .5      .3    167
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     .5      .0       *     .6      .3    200
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     .3      .0       *     .5      .1    500
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    1.1      .8    138*     .8      .4    200
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     .1      .0       *     .5      .2    250
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     .5      .0       *     .6      .5    120
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    1.1      .0       *     .8      .1    800
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    1.6      .0       *    1.0      .2    500
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     .3      .0       *     .6      .4    150
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     .1      .0       *     .4      .3    133
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     .1      .0       *     .5      .2    250
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     .2      .0       *     .5      .3    167
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     .2      .0       *     .3      .2    150
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     -M      .0       *     -M      .3       *
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    2.5      .0       *    1.1      .2    550
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    2.3      .0       *    1.0      .3    333
 WILLOW CREEK             8380     .6      .0       *    1.1      .3    367
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M      .0       *     -M      .3       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                 1525*                   259


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170     -M      .0       *    1.2      .4    300
 CANYON                   7870     -M      .0       *     -M      .2       *
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     .7      .0       *     .9      .4    225
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700     .1      .0       *     .5      .3    167
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     .0      .0       *     .6      .3    200
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   229


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    1.5      .3    500*     .4      .3    133
 BURNT MTN                5880     -M      .0       *     -M      .4       *
 CANYON                   7870     -M      .0       *     -M      .2       *
 COLE CREEK               7850     -M      .2       *    1.7      .4    425
 EVENING STAR             9200     -M      .0       *     -M      .4       *
 FISHER CREEK             9100    2.4      .0       *     .7      .4    175
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     .3      .0       *     .4      .2    200
 PARKER PEAK              9400    1.7      .2    850*     .5      .4    125
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    1.1      .0       *    1.1      .4    275
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     -M      .0       *     -M      .3       *
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    2.3      .0       *    1.0      .3    333
 WHITE MILL               8700    1.5      .0       *     .5      .4    125
 WOLVERINE                7650     .1      .0       *     .3      .3    100
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                 2180*                   213


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M      .0       *     -M      .2       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400     .6      -M       *     .9      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     -M      .0       *     -M      .3       *
 DEER PARK                9700     -M      .0       *    1.0      .2    500
 HOBBS PARK              10100    1.6      .0       *     .9      .3    300
 KIRWIN                   9550    2.0      .0       *    1.0      .2    500
 LITTLE WARM              9370    1.9      .0       *     -M      .2       *
 OWL CREEK                8975    1.1      .0       *    1.0      .2    500
 SOUTH PASS               9040     .7      .0       *     .9      .2    450
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     .9      .0       *     .8      .3    267
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    2.5      .0       *    1.1      .2    550
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     -M      .0       *     -M      .3       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   419


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     -M      .0       *     .7      .3    233
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     -M      .0       *     -M      .2       *
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     -M      .3       *     .5      .3    167
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     -M      .0       *     -M      .3       *
 KIRWIN                   9550    2.0      .0       *    1.0      .2    500
 MARQUETTE                8760    2.1      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    1.5      .0       *    1.2      .3    400
 OWL CREEK                8975    1.1      .0       *    1.0      .2    500
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    1.7      .0       *    1.1      .3    367
 SHELL CREEK              9580    2.3      .5    460*     .9      .3    300
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    1.1      .0       *    1.5      .2    750
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                 1940*                   376


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     -M      .0       *    1.2      .4    300
 EVENING STAR             9200     -M      .0       *     -M      .4       *
 MARQUETTE                8760    2.1      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     .8      .0       *    1.1      .3    367
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M      .0       *     -M      .3       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   329*


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     -M      .0       *     -M      .2       *
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    2.1      .0       *     -M      .3       *
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     -M      .0       *     -M      .3       *
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     -M      .0       *     -M      .2       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760    1.5      .0       *    1.2      .3    400
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    1.7      .0       *    1.1      .3    367
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    2.0      -M       *    2.0      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   383*


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990     -M      .0       *     -M      .2       *
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     -M      .3       *     .5      .3    167
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     -M      .0       *     .9      .3    300
 DOME LAKE                8880    1.5      .0       *     -M      .4       *
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870    1.8      -M       *    1.8      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    1.3      .0       *    1.1      .3    367
 TIE CREEK                6870     -M      .0       *    1.7      .3    567
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   350


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910     -M      .0       *     -M      .1       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                      *


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890     .6      .0       *     .5      .2    250
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     .7      .0       *     .7      .2    350
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   300


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960     .3      .1    300*     .3      .4     75
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820     .6      -M       *     .8      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160     .4      .0       *     .2      .3     67
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     .6      .0       *     .7      .4    175
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     .0      .0       *     .2      .3     67
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     .2      .0       *     .1      .2     50
 MED BOW                 10500     .5      -M       *     .7      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     .5      .0       *     .5      .3    167
 NEVER SUMMER            10280     .1      .0       *     .2      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000     .5      .0       *     .3      .5     60
 RAWAH                    9020     .3      .0       *     .2      .3     67
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     .8      .0       *     .8      .3    267
 SAND LAKE               10050     .5      .0       *     .4      .3    133
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     .7      .0       *     .5      .3    167
 TOWER                   10500     .5      .0       *     .3      .4     75
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     .3      .0       *     .6      .4    150
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     .3      .0       *     .2      .1    200
 ZIRKEL                   9340     .3      .0       *     .3      .5     60
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                 6300*                   112


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700     -M      .0       *    1.0      .2    500
 LARSEN CREEK             9000     .7      -M       *     .8      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040     .7      .0       *     .9      .2    450
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   475


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900     .7      .0       *     .2      .2    100
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     .2      .0       *     .1      .2     50
 RENO HILL                8400     .8      .0       *     .7      .2    350
 WINDY PEAK               7900     .4      .0       *     .6      .2    300
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   200


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     .3      .0       *     .0      .2      0
 CINNABAR PARK            9574     .3      .0       *     .3      .2    150
 CROW CREEK               8330     .0      .0       *     .2      .2    100
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     .3      .0       *     .3      .2    150
 RAWAH                    9020     .3      .0       *     .2      .3     67
 ROACH                    9700     -M      .0       *     -M      .2       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    91


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920     .3      -M       *     .2      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330     .0      .0       *     .2      .2    100
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     .3      .0       *     .3      .2    150
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   125


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     -M      .0       *     .4      .3    133
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     .6      .0       *     .7      .4    175
 ELK RIVER                8700     .7      .0       *     .7      .3    233
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915     .3      .0       *     .7      .4    175
 OLD BATTLE              10000     .5      .0       *     .3      .5     60
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     .8      .0       *     .8      .3    267
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     .7      .0       *     .6      .3    200
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     .5      .0       *     .6      .4    150
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   166


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     .9      .0       *     .6      .2    300
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     .5      .0       *     .5      .3    167
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     .3      .0       *     .5      .1    500
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     .7      .0       *     .6      .2    300
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    1.1      .0       *     .8      .1    800
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    1.6      .0       *    1.0      .2    500
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     .0      .0       *     .6      .1    600
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     .2      .0       *     .6      .2    300
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     .4      .0       *     .1      .1    100
 POCKET CREEK             9360    1.4      -M       *    1.0      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     .0      .0       *     .3      .1    300
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     .2      .0       *     .3      .2    150
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     .1      .0       *     .4      .2    200
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   315


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870     -M      -M       *     .5      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700     .0      -M       *     .5      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360     .0      -M       *     .3      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840     .0      .0       *     .3      .2    150
 HEWINTA                  9519     .2      .0       *     .5      .2    250
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     .0      .0       *     .3      .3    100
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     .0      .0       *     .3      .3    100
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     .0      .0       *     .2      .2    100
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     .1      .0       *     .2      .2    100
 SPIRIT LK               10235     -M      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     .0      .0       *     .6      .2    300
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   150


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777     .1      -M       *     .5      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950     .6      .0       *     .6      .3    200
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000     .3      -M       *     .3      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993     .5      .0       *     .8      .3    267
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     .3      .0       *     .6      .3    200
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     .1      .0       *     .2      .2    100
 LILY LAKE                9156     .1      .0       *     .6      .3    200
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     .5      .0       *     .6      .3    200
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     .1      .0       *     .5      .2    250
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   205

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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 Index (%) 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.

Medians and averages are calculated for the period 1981-2010.

Provisional data, subject to revision.

* Site -- Either: (a) the current value is missing; (b) the median or
average for the day is not available or is zero; or (c) for snow water
equivalent, the median for the day is less than 10% of the maximum
median value for  the year.


* Basin - More than half of the sites within the basin are flagged with *,
preventing the calculation of a meaningful basin index.

The basin index is calculated as the sum of the valid current values
divided by the sum of the corresponding medians (for snow water equivalent)
or averages (for precipitation) and the resulting fraction multiplied by 100.