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Water Resources Data System
Dept 3943
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Laramie, WY 82071

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At 9:08a, 8/20/18
Temperature 53.1°F
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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: MARCH 18 , 2015
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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   13.8    14.6     95    16.2    18.8     86
 Black Bear               8170   23.2    32.2     72    23.9    34.2     70
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   22.7    20.3    112    15.1    17.5     86
 Cottonwood Creek         7670   18.2    19.5     93    22.6    21.7    104
 East Rim Divide          7930   11.1     9.5    117    10.3    10.5     98
 Grand Targhee            9260   32.2    32.8     98    26.7    26.8    100
 Granite Creek            6770   14.6    15.0     97    15.8    18.0     88
 Grassy Lake              7265   24.9    29.1     86    25.5    32.3     79
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750   10.3    11.4     90     9.2    11.3     81
 Gunsight Pass            9820   11.6    11.9     97    11.6    12.0     97
 Lewis Lake Divide        7850   19.6    27.5     71    23.8    31.8     75
 Phillips Bench           8200   20.1    22.2     91    22.0    25.1     88
 Salt River Summit        7760    9.7    11.9     82    12.2    14.8     82
 Snake River Station      6920   13.3    15.2     88    16.8    20.2     83
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   23.1    20.7    112    22.0    21.2    104
 Thumb Divide             7980    9.4    13.9     68    10.6    16.3     65
 Togwotee Pass            9580   20.6    20.4    101    22.4    21.5    104
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240   22.7    23.8     95    20.8    24.1     86
 Willow Creek             8380   21.1    25.3     83    25.0    29.6     84
 Younts Peak              8350     -M    13.2       *     -M    14.0       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   91                     86


MADISON-GALLATIN

 Black Bear               8170   23.2    32.2     72    23.9    34.2     70
 Canyon                   7870    9.8    11.7     84    10.8    14.4     75
 Madison Plateau          7750   13.5    20.0     68    14.1    23.4     60
 West Yellowstone         6700    6.4     9.9     65     8.7    12.6     69
 Whiskey Creek            6800    8.9    13.9     64    11.0    18.0     61
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   70                     67


YELLOWSTONE

 Beartooth Lake           9360   18.6    19.0     98    17.8    17.5    102
 Burnt Mtn                5880     .6     4.5     13    11.0    10.6    104
 Canyon                   7870    9.8    11.7     84    10.8    14.4     75
 Cole Creek               7850   11.7    11.8     99    11.2    10.5    107
 Evening Star             9200   22.9    21.9    105    24.3    24.2    100
 Fisher Creek             9100   27.6    28.1     98    25.5    28.2     90
 Northeast Entrance       7350    8.1     8.9     91    12.3    10.9    113
 Parker Peak              9400   19.5    17.5    111    18.8    15.5    121
 Sylvan Lake              8420   14.1    17.9     79    17.0    19.7     86
 Thumb Divide             7980    9.4    13.9     68    10.6    16.3     65
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240   22.7    23.8     95    20.8    24.1     86
 White Mill               8700   22.5    19.7    114    21.4    21.0    102
 Wolverine                7650   11.0     8.8    125    12.3    10.8    114
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   96                     96


WIND RIVER

 Burroughs Creek          8750   12.6      -M       *   15.0      -M       *
 Castle Creek             8400    7.9      -M       *    8.3      -M       *
 Cold Springs             9630    6.5     6.2    105     7.1     8.4     85
 Deer Park                9700    9.1    12.8     71    12.4    16.9     73
 Hobbs Park              10100    7.9    11.5     69     8.9    10.9     82
 Kirwin                   9550    9.6     8.3    116    11.1     9.8    113
 Little Warm              9370    8.7     9.1     96    10.3    11.0     94
 Owl Creek                8975    4.7     4.6    102     6.3     4.9    129
 South Pass               9040    9.3    13.4     69    10.2    15.1     68
 St. Lawrence Alt         8620    3.6     6.0     60     5.7     7.4     77
 Togwotee Pass            9580   20.6    20.4    101    22.4    21.5    104
 Townsend Creek           8700    5.7     8.0     71     8.4     9.9     85
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   85                     89


BIGHORN BASIN

 Bald Mtn.                9380   14.8    16.4     90    11.4    14.6     78
 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    7.4     4.9    151     7.2     6.9    104
 Bone Springs Div         9350   13.0    13.9     94    11.2    13.2     85
 Grave Springs            8550    7.8     8.0     98     6.7     8.8     76
 Kirwin                   9550    9.6     8.3    116    11.1     9.8    113
 Marquette                8760    5.0      -M       *    7.1      -M       *
 Middle Powder            7760    9.4     9.5     99     8.8     9.8     90
 Owl Creek                8975    4.7     4.6    102     6.3     4.9    129
 Powder River Pass        9480    9.8     9.0    109    11.3    10.6    107
 Shell Creek              9580   11.2    12.7     88    10.7    11.7     91
 Timber Creek             7950    5.0     4.2    119     7.3     6.0    122
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  101                     96


SHOSHONE RIVER

 Blackwater               9780   17.7    20.5     86    18.4    17.9    103
 Evening Star             9200   22.9    21.9    105    24.3    24.2    100
 Marquette                8760    5.0      -M       *    7.1      -M       *
 Sylvan Road              7120    8.7    10.3     84    13.8    15.0     92
 Younts Peak              8350     -M    13.2       *     -M    14.0       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   94                     99


POWDER RIVER

 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    7.4     4.9    151     7.2     6.9    104
 Cloud Peak Reservoir     9860   12.2    12.6     97    11.2    11.0    102
 Grave Springs            8550    7.8     8.0     98     6.7     8.8     76
 Hansen Sawmill           8360    6.6     5.5    120     7.5     7.0    107
 Middle Powder            7760    9.4     9.5     99     8.8     9.8     90
 Powder River Pass        9480    9.8     9.0    109    11.3    10.6    107
 Soldier Park             8720    4.9      -M       *    7.0      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  107                     97


TONGUE RIVER

 Big Goose                7990    7.3     7.6     96     8.3     8.9     93
 Bone Springs Div         9350   13.0    13.9     94    11.2    13.2     85
 Burgess Junction         7880    9.5     9.4    101     9.7    10.2     95
 Dome Lake                8880    9.7    10.0     97     9.1    11.2     81
 Little Goose             8870    7.6      -M       *    9.9      -M       *
 Sucker Creek             8880   10.3    10.7     96    10.9    12.0     91
 Tie Creek                6870    3.6     4.9     73     9.2     9.6     96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   95                     90


BELLE FOURCHE

 Cole Canyon              5910    1.7     5.5     31     6.9     7.8     88
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   31                     88


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 Blind Park               6890    3.0     7.2     42     7.7    10.4     74
 North Rapid Creek        6130    5.1     6.4     80     8.3     8.5     98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   60                     85


UPPER N. PLATTE

 Arapaho Ridge           10960   15.5    18.0     86    16.8    19.4     87
 Blackhall Mtn            9820   21.2      -M       *   23.4      -M       *
 Columbine                9160   17.8    21.8     82    20.9    22.6     92
 Divide Peak              8880    6.9    17.4     40    11.8    18.8     63
 Joe Wright              10120   15.6    18.9     83    22.8    22.5    101
 Laprele Creek            8375    6.7     9.0     74     7.4    10.6     70
 Med Bow                 10500   27.4      -M       *   24.3      -M       *
 North French Creek      10130   19.7    24.6     80    20.3    23.4     87
 Never Summer            10280   15.0    17.6     85    14.2      -M       *
 Old Battle              10000   20.3    26.2     77    21.0    31.0     68
 Rawah                    9020    8.7     9.2     95    13.2    11.8    112
 Sage Creek Basin         7850    6.9    11.6     59      -M    12.9       *
 Sand Lake               10050   19.8    24.2     82    18.5    21.3     87
 South Brush Creek        8440    7.0    11.1     63     9.2    13.1     70
 Tower                   10500   28.3    39.5     72    31.7    35.3     90
 Webber Springs           9250   15.6    20.9     75    17.2    23.5     73
 Willow Creek Pass        9540    8.7    10.8     81    10.8    11.6     93
 Zirkel                   9340   23.5    25.8     91    26.0    25.1    104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   77                     85


SWEETWATER

 Deer Park                9700    9.1    12.8     71    12.4    16.9     73
 Larsen Creek             9000    6.8    11.0     62     9.1      -M       *
 South Pass               9040    9.3    13.4     69    10.2    15.1     68
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   68                     71


LOWER N. PLATTE

 Casper Mtn.              7900    8.1    12.0     68     8.5    12.5     68
 Laprele Creek            8375    6.7     9.0     74     7.4    10.6     70
 Reno Hill                8400    9.3    11.8     79    10.8    12.7     85
 Windy Peak               7900    5.4     6.9     78     6.4     8.9     72
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   74                     74


LARAMIE RIVER

 Brooklyn Lake           10240   16.6    17.5     95    18.3    18.1    101
 Cinnabar Park            9574   13.6    17.8     76    18.7    21.1     89
 Crow Creek               8330    4.2     7.0     60     7.9     8.7     91
 Deadman Hill            10220   14.4    13.7    105    14.2    14.7     97
 Rawah                    9020    8.7     9.2     95    13.2    11.8    112
 Roach                    9700   10.3    13.8     75    13.3    16.6     80
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   86                     94


S. PLATTE

 Black Mountain           8920    7.9      -M       *   10.3      -M       *
 Crow Creek               8330    4.2     7.0     60     7.9     8.7     91
 Deadman Hill            10220   14.4    13.7    105    14.2    14.7     97
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   90                     94


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 Battle Mountain          7440    6.1    11.2     54     9.4    13.4     70
 Divide Peak              8880    6.9    17.4     40    11.8    18.8     63
 Elk River                8700   12.0    17.3     69    13.7    17.7     77
 Little Snake River       8915   18.2    20.8     88    23.3    26.2     89
 Old Battle              10000   20.3    26.2     77    21.0    31.0     68
 Sage Creek Basin         7850    6.9    11.6     59      -M    12.9       *
 Sandstone RS             8150    6.2    11.8     53      -M    16.5       *
 Whiskey Park             8950   21.3    24.1     88    22.4    24.7     91
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   70                     77


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 Big Sandy Opening        9080    9.5    11.4     83     8.9    11.6     77
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   22.7    20.3    112    15.1    17.5     86
 East Rim Divide          7930   11.1     9.5    117    10.3    10.5     98
 Elkhart Park G.S.        9400    9.6    10.5     91    10.3    11.7     88
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750   10.3    11.4     90     9.2    11.3     81
 Gunsight Pass            9820   11.6    11.9     97    11.6    12.0     97
 Kendall R.S.             7740   11.0    11.1     99    10.8    12.8     84
 Loomis Park              8240   13.1    13.2     99    14.6    15.4     95
 New Fork Lake            8340    9.8     9.2    107     9.8     9.6    102
 Pocket Creek             9360    7.0      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 Snider Basin             8060   12.3    10.9    113    13.6    12.7    107
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   23.1    20.7    112    22.0    21.2    104
 Triple Peak              8500   21.7    19.2    113    23.4    22.5    104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  104                     95


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 Blacks Fork Jct          8870    5.7      -M       *    8.2      -M       *
 Buck Pasture             9700    9.6      -M       *   11.6      -M       *
 EF Blacks Fork GS        9360    5.6      -M       *    7.8      -M       *
 Hams Fork                7840    8.3    10.2     81     8.4    10.0     84
 Hewinta                  9519    6.3     9.6     66     9.1    12.2     75
 Hickerson Park           9145    4.4     6.6     67     6.1     8.7     70
 Hole-in-Rock             9150    4.9     6.5     75     6.2     8.2     76
 Indian Creek             9425   17.3    21.0     82    16.7    19.8     84
 Kelley R.S.              8180   11.4    13.2     86    12.6    16.0     79
 Spirit Lk               10235    6.0      -M       *    9.3      -M       *
 Steel Creek Park        10200    9.9    13.3     74    10.8    14.1     77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   78                     79


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 Bear River RS            8777    4.0      -M       *    6.9      -M       *
 Bug Lake                 7950   10.9    16.5     66    11.2    17.2     65
 Burts Miller Ranch       8000    2.7      -M       *    3.8      -M       *
 Chalk Creek #1           8993   12.7    20.8     61    14.2    21.9     65
 Hayden Fork              9212    5.2    14.2     37    12.9    18.3     70
 Kelley R.S.              8180   11.4    13.2     86    12.6    16.0     79
 Lily Lake                9156    7.6    11.4     67     8.5    14.8     57
 Monte Cristo             8960   15.8    24.1     66    16.0    22.8     70
 Salt River Summit        7760    9.7    11.9     82    12.2    14.8     82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   65                     70

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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.