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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 5:58a, 5/22/18
Temperature 47.0°F
Wind 2.0 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: OCTOBER 17 , 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     .1      .0       *    1.3     1.0    130
 BLACK BEAR               8170    1.7     1.2    142*    2.0     2.0    100
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     .6      .3    200*    1.3     1.1    118
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     .6      .0       *    1.6     1.3    123
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     .1      .0       *    1.2      .7    171
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260    2.3     1.9    121*    2.7     3.1     87
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     .1      .0       *    1.0      .9    111
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     .2      .0       *    1.6     1.8     89
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    2.0      .7    286*    1.9      .9    211
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    2.1      .2   1050*    2.3     1.2    192
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     .1      .0       *    1.4     1.6     88
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     .4      .0       *    1.4     1.2    117
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     .0      .0       *    1.3      .9    144
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     .2      .0       *    1.0     1.4     71
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     .5      .2    250*    1.1     1.0    110
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     .1      .0       *    1.2     1.2    100
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    3.3     1.5    220*    2.2     1.4    157
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    3.2     1.6    200*    2.2     1.5    147
 WILLOW CREEK             8380     .3      .0       *    2.5     1.8    139
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M      .5       *     -M     1.2       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  236*                   120


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170    1.7     1.2    142*    2.0     2.0    100
 CANYON                   7870    1.0      .1   1000*    1.6     1.1    145
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     .5      .4    125*    1.7     1.4    121
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700     .1      .0       *    1.2     1.0    120
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     .3      .0       *    1.3     1.2    108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  212*                   116


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360    2.3     1.3    177*    1.1     1.2     92
 BURNT MTN                5880     -M      .0       *    4.7     2.5    188
 CANYON                   7870    1.0      .1   1000*    1.6     1.1    145
 COLE CREEK               7850    4.1     1.3    315*    3.4     2.0    170
 EVENING STAR             9200    2.9     1.0    290*    2.2     1.7    129
 FISHER CREEK             9100    2.8     1.3    215*    1.6     1.8     89
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     .1      .0       *     .7     1.0     70
 PARKER PEAK              9400    2.8     1.2    233*    1.9     1.6    119
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420    1.0      .6    167*    2.0     1.7    118
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     .1      .0       *    1.2     1.2    100
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240    3.2     1.6    200*    2.2     1.5    147
 WHITE MILL               8700    2.0     1.0    200*    1.3     1.6     81
 WOLVERINE                7650     .0      .0       *    1.2     1.1    109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  237*                   126


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M      .2       *     -M     1.0       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400     .4      -M       *    1.6      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630    2.4      .0       *     -M     1.0       *
 DEER PARK                9700    2.1      .6    350*    2.5     1.6    156
 HOBBS PARK              10100    3.3      .8    412*    3.4     1.2    283
 KIRWIN                   9550    3.2      .7    457*    2.4     1.1    218
 LITTLE WARM              9370    2.4      .3    800*    3.0     1.0    300
 OWL CREEK                8975    1.2      .2    600*    1.6      .8    200
 SOUTH PASS               9040    1.5      .0       *    2.3     1.2    192
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620    1.0      .0       *    2.9     1.0    290
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580    3.3     1.5    220*    2.2     1.4    157
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     -M      .0       *     -M     1.3       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  498*                   218


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380    4.1     1.8    228*    2.9     1.6    181
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    1.6      .2    800*    2.9     1.1    264
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    2.7     1.4    193*    2.3     1.6    144
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    2.8      .1   2800*    3.4     1.3    262
 KIRWIN                   9550    3.2      .7    457*    2.4     1.1    218
 MARQUETTE                8760    3.6      -M       *    4.0      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     -M      .3       *    4.0     1.4    286
 OWL CREEK                8975    1.2      .2    600*    1.6      .8    200
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    2.5      .4    625*    2.6     1.3    200
 SHELL CREEK              9580    3.1     1.7    182     2.2     1.4    157
 TIMBER CREEK             7950    1.7      .0       *    3.1     1.3    238
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  352*                   212


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780    4.2     1.4    300*    2.1     1.6    131
 EVENING STAR             9200    2.9     1.0    290*    2.2     1.7    129
 MARQUETTE                8760    3.6      -M       *    4.0      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     .1      .0       *    1.9     1.3    146
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M      .5       *     -M     1.2       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  300*                   135


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200    1.6      .2    800*    2.9     1.1    264
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860    3.0      .7    429*    3.7     1.7    218
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550    2.8      .1   2800*    3.4     1.3    262
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360    2.0      .0       *    3.2     1.1    291
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     -M      .3       *    4.0     1.4    286
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480    2.5      .4    625*    2.6     1.3    200
 SOLDIER PARK             8720    1.6      -M       *    3.0      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  850*                   251


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990    2.5      .4    625*    3.8     1.6    238
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350    2.7     1.4    193*    2.3     1.6    144
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880    2.4      .5    480*    3.5     1.4    250
 DOME LAKE                8880    2.5      .8    312*    3.5     1.6    219
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870    3.1      -M       *    4.5      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880    3.6      .6    600*    4.1     1.6    256
 TIE CREEK                6870    1.5      .0       *    3.8     1.7    224
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  411*                   221


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910     -M      .0       *     -M     1.2       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                      *


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890     -M      .0       *    6.4     1.3    492
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130    4.1      .0       *     -M     1.2       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   492


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960    1.9     1.0    190*    2.6     1.6    162
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820    3.0      -M       *    4.1      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160     .9      .0       *    2.7     1.5    180
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    2.3      .3    767*    4.5     1.7    265
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     .8      .7    114*    3.6     1.9    189
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     .5      .0       *    2.4     1.0    240
 MED BOW                 10500    3.6      -M       *    4.4      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     -M      .7       *     -M     1.8       *
 NEVER SUMMER            10280    1.8      .7    257*    2.6      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000    3.2     1.0    320*    3.7     2.2    168
 RAWAH                    9020    1.3      .0       *    3.5     1.2    292
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     .6      .0       *    2.8     1.2    233
 SAND LAKE               10050    3.4     1.0    340*    4.0     1.7    235
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440    1.9      .0       *     -M     1.3       *
 TOWER                   10500    4.4     1.2    367*    4.8     2.2    218
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250    1.3      .0       *    3.1     1.7    182
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540    1.3      .2    650*    1.8     1.0    180
 ZIRKEL                   9340     -M      .0       *    2.6     2.2    118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  420*                   200


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700    2.1      .6    350*    2.5     1.6    156
 LARSEN CREEK             9000     .5      -M       *    1.8      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040    1.5      .0       *    2.3     1.2    192
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  600*                   171


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900     -M      .1       *     -M     1.4       *
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     .5      .0       *    2.4     1.0    240
 RENO HILL                8400     -M      .4       *     -M     1.3       *
 WINDY PEAK               7900     .2      .0       *    2.2      .9    244
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   242


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240    1.3      .0       *    2.2     1.2    183
 CINNABAR PARK            9574    1.6      .0       *    2.9     1.4    207
 CROW CREEK               8330     .2      .0       *    2.2     1.2    183
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    1.8      .8    225*    2.6     1.4    186
 RAWAH                    9020    1.3      .0       *    3.5     1.2    292
 ROACH                    9700     -M      .4       *     -M     1.3       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  775*                   209


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920     .8      -M       *    2.0      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330     .2      .0       *    2.2     1.2    183
 DEADMAN HILL            10220    1.8      .8    225*    2.6     1.4    186
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  250*                   185


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440    1.1      .0       *    2.9     1.0    290
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880    2.3      .3    767*    4.5     1.7    265
 ELK RIVER                8700     .8      .0       *    2.5     1.4    179
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915    1.7      .0       *    4.2     2.2    191
 OLD BATTLE              10000    3.2     1.0    320*    3.7     2.2    168
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     .6      .0       *    2.8     1.2    233
 SANDSTONE RS             8150    1.3      .0       *    3.0     1.1    273
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     -M      .0       *    4.6     1.5    307
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  846*                   229


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080    1.2      .4    300*    1.5     1.0    150
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     .6      .3    200*    1.3     1.1    118
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     .1      .0       *    1.2      .7    171
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400    1.1      .3    367*    1.6     1.0    160
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750    2.0      .7    286*    1.9      .9    211
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820    2.1      .2   1050*    2.3     1.2    192
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     .0      .0       *    1.1      .7    157
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     .6      .0       *    1.3      .9    144
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     .5      .0       *     .7      .7    100
 POCKET CREEK             9360    2.3      -M       *    2.4      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     .1      .0       *    1.0      .7    143
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     .5      .2    250*    1.1     1.0    110
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     .4      .0       *    1.3     1.1    118
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  438*                   148


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870     -M      -M       *    1.8      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700     .7      -M       *    2.3      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360     .6      -M       *    1.8      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840     .0      .0       *    1.4      .6    233
 HEWINTA                  9519     -M      .0       *    2.0     1.1    182
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     .0      .0       *    1.5      .9    167
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     .0      .0       *    1.2     1.1    109
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     .7      .6    117*    1.5     1.0    150
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     .6      .0       *    1.5      .9    167
 SPIRIT LK               10235     .9      -M       *    2.0      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     .3      .5     60*    2.3     1.3    177
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  145*                   165


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777     .1      -M       *    1.7      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950     .8      .0       *    1.5     1.2    125
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000     .2      -M       *     .8      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993    1.1      .2    550*    2.4     1.6    150
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     .2      .0       *    2.5     1.3    192
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     .6      .0       *    1.5      .9    167
 LILY LAKE                9156     .7      .0       *    2.5     1.3    192
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     .9      .0       *    1.8     1.4    129
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     .0      .0       *    1.3      .9    144
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                 2150*                   157

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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.