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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 11:08p, 11/13/18
Temperature 27.0°F
Wind 1.0 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: JULY 9 , 2014
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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      .0       *     -M    28.0       *
 BLACK BEAR               8170     .0      .0       *   51.7    50.0    103
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     .0      .0       *   28.5    26.6    107
 COTTONWOOD CREEK         7670     .0      .0       *   42.5    34.3    124
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     .0      .0       *   20.1    16.7    120
 GRAND TARGHEE            9260     .0     1.9      0*   47.6    43.4    110
 GRANITE CREEK            6770     .1      .0       *   30.9    26.2    118
 GRASSY LAKE              7265     -M      .0       *     -M    47.3       *
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     .0      .0       *   20.1    19.2    105
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     .2      .0       *   25.0    21.1    118
 LEWIS LAKE DIVIDE        7850     .0      .0       *     -M    46.0       *
 PHILLIPS BENCH           8200     .0      .0       *   42.5    37.0    115
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     .0      .0       *   23.6    22.9    103
 SNAKE RIVER STATION      6920     .0      .0       *     -M    30.7       *
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     .0      .0       *   38.4    31.4    122
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     .1      .0       *     -M    26.4       *
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     .0      .0       *   40.1    33.7    119
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     -M      .0       *   43.7    38.0    115
 WILLOW CREEK             8380     .0      .0       *   50.2    46.0    109
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M      .0       *     -M    23.6       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   21*                   113


MADISON-GALLATIN

 BLACK BEAR               8170     .0      .0       *   51.7    50.0    103
 CANYON                   7870     .0      .0       *   22.4    23.8     94
 MADISON PLATEAU          7750     .0      .0       *   34.2    36.4     94
 WEST YELLOWSTONE         6700     .0      .0       *   23.1    20.9    111
 WHISKEY CREEK            6800     .0      .0       *   29.8    28.9    103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   101


YELLOWSTONE

 BEARTOOTH LAKE           9360     .0      .0       *   38.1    28.4    134
 BURNT MTN                5880     .0      .0       *   29.3    25.0    117
 CANYON                   7870     .0      .0       *   22.4    23.8     94
 COLE CREEK               7850     .0      .0       *   26.3    25.4    104
 EVENING STAR             9200     .0      .0       *   51.1    39.0    131
 FISHER CREEK             9100     .0      .0       *   51.4    45.1    114
 NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       7350     .0      .0       *   22.3    20.0    112
 PARKER PEAK              9400     .0      .0       *   39.7    27.4    145
 SYLVAN LAKE              8420     .0      .0       *   39.5    33.1    119
 THUMB DIVIDE             7980     .1      .0       *     -M    26.4       *
 TWO OCEAN PLATEAU        9240     -M      .0       *   43.7    38.0    115
 WHITE MILL               8700     .0      .0       *   38.1    34.6    110
 WOLVERINE                7650     .0      .0       *   24.2    19.0    127
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   119


WIND RIVER

 BURROUGHS CREEK          8750     -M      .0       *     -M    23.6       *
 CASTLE CREEK             8400     .0      -M       *   17.2      -M       *
 COLD SPRINGS             9630     .0      .0       *   20.1    17.7    114
 DEER PARK                9700     .0      .0       *   25.8    30.1     86
 HOBBS PARK              10100     .0      .0       *   21.0    23.3     90
 KIRWIN                   9550     .0      .0       *   24.4    20.0    122
 LITTLE WARM              9370     .0      .0       *   22.9    21.0    109
 OWL CREEK                8975     .0      .0       *   11.6    13.2     88
 SOUTH PASS               9040     .0      .0       *   20.0    25.8     78
 ST. LAWRENCE ALT         8620     .0      .0       *   13.7    16.8     82
 TOGWOTEE PASS            9580     .0      .0       *   40.1    33.7    119
 TOWNSEND CREEK           8700     .0      .0       *   15.1    20.5     74
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    97


BIGHORN BASIN

 BALD MTN.                9380     .0      .0       *   29.8    27.2    110
 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     .0      .0       *   19.5    16.6    117
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     .0      .0       *   26.1    25.8    101
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     .0      .0       *   18.4    18.8     98
 KIRWIN                   9550     .0      .0       *   24.4    20.0    122
 MARQUETTE                8760     .0      -M       *   20.9      -M       *
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     .0      .0       *   21.3    20.4    104
 OWL CREEK                8975     .0      .0       *   11.6    13.2     88
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     .0      .0       *   25.6    22.2    115
 SHELL CREEK              9580     .0      .0       *   26.7    23.4    114
 TIMBER CREEK             7950     .0      .0       *   16.8    16.4    102
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   108


SHOSHONE RIVER

 BLACKWATER               9780     .0      .0       *   39.6    30.6    129
 EVENING STAR             9200     .0      .0       *   51.1    39.0    131
 MARQUETTE                8760     .0      -M       *   20.9      -M       *
 SYLVAN ROAD              7120     .0      .0       *   28.9    24.2    119
 YOUNTS PEAK              8350     -M      .0       *     -M    23.6       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   128


POWDER RIVER

 BEAR TRAP MEADOW         8200     .0      .0       *   19.5    16.6    117
 CLOUD PEAK RESERVOIR     9860     .0      .0       *   30.2    24.8    122
 GRAVE SPRINGS            8550     .0      .0       *   18.4    18.8     98
 HANSEN SAWMILL           8360     .0      .0       *   20.2    17.3    117
 MIDDLE POWDER            7760     .0      .0       *   21.3    20.4    104
 POWDER RIVER PASS        9480     .0      .0       *   25.6    22.2    115
 SOLDIER PARK             8720     .0      -M       *   19.9      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   113


TONGUE RIVER

 BIG GOOSE                7990     .0      .0       *   24.1    20.5    118
 BONE SPRINGS DIV         9350     .0      .0       *   26.1    25.8    101
 BURGESS JUNCTION         7880     .0      .0       *   22.6    21.0    108
 DOME LAKE                8880     .0      .0       *   28.9    23.4    124
 LITTLE GOOSE             8870     .0      -M       *   27.9      -M       *
 SUCKER CREEK             8880     .0      .0       *   28.8    25.0    115
 TIE CREEK                6870     .0      .0       *   22.9    22.2    103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   111


BELLE FOURCHE

 COLE CANYON              5910     .0      .0       *   23.5    20.4    115
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   115


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 BLIND PARK               6890     .0      .0       *   25.6    22.6    113
 NORTH RAPID CREEK        6130     .0      .0       *   25.4    20.5    124
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   118


UPPER N. PLATTE

 ARAPAHO RIDGE           10960     .1      .0       *   36.0    32.0    112
 BLACKHALL MTN            9820     .0      -M       *   45.9      -M       *
 COLUMBINE                9160     .0      .0       *   42.9    33.5    128
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     .0      .0       *   30.5    29.3    104
 JOE WRIGHT              10120     .0      .0       *   44.0    37.3    118
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     .0      .0       *   18.7    20.1     93
 MED BOW                 10500     -M      -M       *   51.0      -M       *
 NORTH FRENCH CREEK      10130     .0      .0       *   45.8    38.0    121
 NEVER SUMMER            10280     .0      .0       *   30.6      -M       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000     .0      .0       *   45.2    46.1     98
 RAWAH                    9020     .0      .0       *   27.3    22.0    124
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     .0      .0       *   14.9    19.6     76
 SAND LAKE               10050     .0      .0       *   44.1    36.1    122
 SOUTH BRUSH CREEK        8440     .0      .0       *   20.8    23.1     90
 TOWER                   10500     .0      .0       *   62.0    52.3    119
 WEBBER SPRINGS           9250     -M      .0       *   37.2    35.3    105
 WILLOW CREEK PASS        9540     .0      .0       *   24.2    20.9    116
 ZIRKEL                   9340     .0      .0       *   49.6    37.2    133
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   113


SWEETWATER

 DEER PARK                9700     .0      .0       *   25.8    30.1     86
 LARSEN CREEK             9000     .0      .0       *   18.6      -M       *
 SOUTH PASS               9040     .0      .0       *   20.0    25.8     78
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    82


LOWER N. PLATTE

 CASPER MTN.              7900     .0      .0       *   23.0    24.3     95
 LAPRELE CREEK            8375     .0      .0       *   18.7    20.1     93
 RENO HILL                8400     .0      .0       *   29.7    25.0    119
 WINDY PEAK               7900     .0      .0       *   20.2    18.7    108
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   104


LARAMIE RIVER

 BROOKLYN LAKE           10240     .1      .0       *   40.3    30.8    131
 CINNABAR PARK            9574     .0      .0       *     -M    33.2       *
 CROW CREEK               8330     .0      .0       *   20.7    20.0    104
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     .0      .0       *   33.1    26.2    126
 RAWAH                    9020     .0      .0       *   27.3    22.0    124
 ROACH                    9700     -M      .0       *   33.9    28.2    120
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   122


S. PLATTE

 BLACK MOUNTAIN           8920     .0      -M       *   21.6      -M       *
 CROW CREEK               8330     .0      .0       *   20.7    20.0    104
 DEADMAN HILL            10220     .0      .0       *   33.1    26.2    126
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   116


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 BATTLE MOUNTAIN          7440     .0      .0       *   20.6    20.7    100
 DIVIDE PEAK              8880     .0      .0       *   30.5    29.3    104
 ELK RIVER                8700     .0      .0       *   28.8    27.5    105
 LITTLE SNAKE RIVER       8915     -M      .0       *     -M    38.8       *
 OLD BATTLE              10000     .0      .0       *   45.2    46.1     98
 SAGE CREEK BASIN         7850     .0      .0       *   14.9    19.6     76
 SANDSTONE RS             8150     .0      .0       *   21.4    25.0     86
 WHISKEY PARK             8950     -M      .0       *   47.6    37.1    128
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   102


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 BIG SANDY OPENING        9080     .0      .0       *   18.3    20.1     91
 BLIND BULL SUM           8650     .0      .0       *   28.5    26.6    107
 EAST RIM DIVIDE          7930     .0      .0       *   20.1    16.7    120
 ELKHART PARK G.S.        9400     .0      .0       *   23.4    20.1    116
 GROS VENTRE SUMMIT       8750     .0      .0       *   20.1    19.2    105
 GUNSIGHT PASS            9820     .2      .0       *   25.0    21.1    118
 KENDALL R.S.             7740     .0      .0       *   27.0    19.4    139
 LOOMIS PARK              8240     .0      .0       *   30.5    23.4    130
 NEW FORK LAKE            8340     .0      .0       *   18.5    16.6    111
 POCKET CREEK             9360     -M      -M       *   20.2      -M       *
 SNIDER BASIN             8060     .0      .0       *   24.2    19.0    127
 SPRING CREEK DIVIDE      9000     .0      .0       *   38.4    31.4    122
 TRIPLE PEAK              8500     .0      .0       *   43.9    34.0    129
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                   119


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 BLACKS FORK JCT          8870     .0      -M       *   17.5      -M       *
 BUCK PASTURE             9700     .0      -M       *   22.3      -M       *
 EF BLACKS FORK GS        9360     .0      -M       *   14.9      -M       *
 HAMS FORK                7840     .0      .0       *   18.8    16.9    111
 HEWINTA                  9519     .0      .0       *   19.6    20.7     95
 HICKERSON PARK           9145     .0      .0       *   13.5    16.4     82
 HOLE-IN-ROCK             9150     .0      .0       *   14.7    15.9     92
 INDIAN CREEK             9425     .0      .0       *   32.1    30.1    107
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     -M      .0       *   25.5    24.7    103
 SPIRIT LK               10235     -M      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 STEEL CREEK PARK        10200     .0      .0       *   22.2    24.1     92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    98


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 BEAR RIVER RS            8777     .0      -M       *   16.3      -M       *
 BUG LAKE                 7950     .2      .0       *   26.0    26.1    100
 BURTS MILLER RANCH       8000     .0      -M       *    9.5      -M       *
 CHALK CREEK #1           8993     .0      .0       *   28.6    34.5     83
 HAYDEN FORK              9212     .0      .0       *   26.3    28.9     91
 KELLEY R.S.              8180     -M      .0       *   25.5    24.7    103
 LILY LAKE                9156     .0      .0       *   19.9    24.4     82
 MONTE CRISTO             8960     .1      .0       *   32.8    34.8     94
 SALT RIVER SUMMIT        7760     .0      .0       *   23.6    22.9    103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    93

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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.