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Water Resources Data System
Dept 3943
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071

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At 12:27a, 8/21/18
Temperature 52.7°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 SATURDAY: MAY 30 , 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     .0      .0       *   21.6    25.5     85
 Black Bear               8170    4.1    26.9     15    32.8    46.1     71
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   17.4    13.2    132    22.5    24.2     93
 Cottonwood Creek         7670     .0      .0       *   31.7    31.2    102
 East Rim Divide          7930     .0      .0       *   15.7    14.9    105
 Grand Targhee            9260   28.1    40.6     69    37.1    38.4     97
 Granite Creek            6770     .0      .0       *   22.0    23.9     92
 Grassy Lake              7265     .1     7.1      1    33.7    43.4     78
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750     .0      .0       *   13.8    16.9     82
 Gunsight Pass            9820    3.9     4.0     98    17.0    18.5     92
 Lewis Lake Divide        7850     .0    13.6      0    31.6    42.4     75
 Phillips Bench           8200    3.4    11.3     30    29.7    34.0     87
 Salt River Summit        7760     .0      .0       *   19.4    20.7     94
 Snake River Station      6920     .0      .0       *   22.9    27.6     83
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   18.1    13.0    139    29.7    29.0    102
 Thumb Divide             7980     .1      .0       *   15.7    23.7     66
 Togwotee Pass            9580   16.5    20.0     82    30.0    30.8     97
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240   11.4    26.0     44    27.0    34.2     79
 Willow Creek             8380     -M     5.5       *   35.5    42.4     84
 Younts Peak              8350     -M     5.2       *     -M    20.5       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   59                     86


MADISON-GALLATIN

 Black Bear               8170    4.1    26.9     15    32.8    46.1     71
 Canyon                   7870     .0      .0       *   14.3    20.8     69
 Madison Plateau          7750     .1     8.1      1      -M    32.9       *
 West Yellowstone         6700     .0      .0       *   14.7    18.4     80
 Whiskey Creek            6800     .1      .0       *   16.5    25.4     65
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   12*                    71


YELLOWSTONE

 Beartooth Lake           9360   16.5    18.4     90    23.9    25.1     95
 Burnt Mtn                5880     .0      .0       *   23.4    20.6    114
 Canyon                   7870     .0      .0       *   14.3    20.8     69
 Cole Creek               7850   13.7    10.8    127    22.7    21.1    108
 Evening Star             9200    7.9    19.1     41    30.5    34.7     88
 Fisher Creek             9100   22.7    28.9     79    34.2    39.8     86
 Northeast Entrance       7350     .0      .0       *   17.1    16.5    104
 Parker Peak              9400    3.6    15.1     24    25.2    23.6    107
 Sylvan Lake              8420     .0     8.6      0    24.7    29.1     85
 Thumb Divide             7980     .1      .0       *   15.7    23.7     66
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240   11.4    26.0     44    27.0    34.2     79
 White Mill               8700   13.9    18.3     76    28.8    30.2     95
 Wolverine                7650     .0      .0       *   16.3    16.4     99
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   62                     90


WIND RIVER

 Burroughs Creek          8750     .0      -M       *   23.9      -M       *
 Castle Creek             8400     .0      -M       *   14.7      -M       *
 Cold Springs             9630     .8      .0       *   16.3    15.2    107
 Deer Park                9700    9.3     4.6    202    23.3    26.9     87
 Hobbs Park              10100   12.5     7.3    171    20.1    20.3     99
 Kirwin                   9550     .6     2.8     21    19.1    16.8    114
 Little Warm              9370     .0      .0       *   14.8    18.2     81
 Owl Creek                8975     .1      .0       *   14.4    10.5    137
 South Pass               9040    5.8      .5   1160*   20.5    23.4     88
 St. Lawrence Alt         8620     .1      .0       *   15.4    14.3    108
 Togwotee Pass            9580   16.5    20.0     82    30.0    30.8     97
 Townsend Creek           8700     .2      .0       *   20.0    18.0    111
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  130*                   100


BIGHORN BASIN

 Bald Mtn.                9380   10.2    14.8     69    17.7    23.3     76
 Bear Trap Meadow         8200     .0      .0       *   14.1    13.7    103
 Bone Springs Div         9350    7.8    10.1     77    18.0    22.0     82
 Grave Springs            8550     .4      .0       *   14.5    16.0     91
 Kirwin                   9550     .6     2.8     21    19.1    16.8    114
 Marquette                8760    1.3      -M       *   22.5      -M       *
 Middle Powder            7760     .0      .0       *   16.4    17.2     95
 Owl Creek                8975     .1      .0       *   14.4    10.5    137
 Powder River Pass        9480    3.2      .0       *   19.0    18.5    103
 Shell Creek              9580    7.2    10.4     69    15.6    19.7     79
 Timber Creek             7950     .1      .0       *   20.1    13.3    151
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   78*                    99


SHOSHONE RIVER

 Blackwater               9780   18.0    21.0     86    25.4    27.2     93
 Evening Star             9200    7.9    19.1     41    30.5    34.7     88
 Marquette                8760    1.3      -M       *   22.5      -M       *
 Sylvan Road              7120     .0      .0       *   19.2    21.2     91
 Younts Peak              8350     -M     5.2       *     -M    20.5       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   65*                    90


POWDER RIVER

 Bear Trap Meadow         8200     .0      .0       *   14.1    13.7    103
 Cloud Peak Reservoir     9860   12.4     7.4    168    21.6    21.0    103
 Grave Springs            8550     .4      .0       *   14.5    16.0     91
 Hansen Sawmill           8360     .1      .0       *   17.1    14.0    122
 Middle Powder            7760     .0      .0       *   16.4    17.2     95
 Powder River Pass        9480    3.2      .0       *   19.0    18.5    103
 Soldier Park             8720     .3      -M       *   16.1      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  218*                   102


TONGUE RIVER

 Big Goose                7990     .2      .0       *   20.4    18.1    113
 Bone Springs Div         9350    7.8    10.1     77    18.0    22.0     82
 Burgess Junction         7880     .3      .4     75*   16.8    17.9     94
 Dome Lake                8880    6.2      .0       *   20.3    20.1    101
 Little Goose             8870     -M      -M       *   22.6      -M       *
 Sucker Creek             8880    3.0     1.5    200    19.1    21.3     90
 Tie Creek                6870     .2      .0       *   19.0    18.5    103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  148*                    96


BELLE FOURCHE

 Cole Canyon              5910     .0      .0       *   15.4    16.2     95
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    95


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 Blind Park               6890     .0      .0       *   15.3    18.1     85
 North Rapid Creek        6130     .0      .0       *   17.1    15.7    109
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    96


UPPER N. PLATTE

 Arapaho Ridge           10960   18.3     9.3    197    27.1    29.1     93
 Blackhall Mtn            9820   17.3      -M       *   33.1      -M       *
 Columbine                9160     .0      .0       *     -M    31.4       *
 Divide Peak              8880     .0      .0       *   22.3    27.3     82
 Joe Wright              10120   16.9    15.1    112    34.2    34.1    100
 Laprele Creek            8375     .0      .0       *   15.1    17.8     85
 Med Bow                 10500   32.1      -M       *   36.5      -M       *
 North French Creek      10130   22.0    22.2     99    32.7    34.9     94
 Never Summer            10280   18.2    16.2    112    23.6      -M       *
 Old Battle              10000   25.5    25.6    100    31.7    43.3     73
 Rawah                    9020     .1      .0       *   21.2    19.4    109
 Sage Creek Basin         7850     -M      .0       *   14.1    17.8     79
 Sand Lake               10050   24.7    21.5    115    31.3    32.9     95
 South Brush Creek        8440     .1      .0       *   17.4    20.9     83
 Tower                   10500   31.1    38.7     80    46.0    49.0     94
 Webber Springs           9250    3.3      .4    825*   27.1    32.9     82
 Willow Creek Pass        9540    4.1      .9    456*   18.1    18.3     99
 Zirkel                   9340     .0      .0       *   34.2    33.8    101
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  110*                    91


SWEETWATER

 Deer Park                9700    9.3     4.6    202    23.3    26.9     87
 Larsen Creek             9000     .2      .6     33*   14.7      -M       *
 South Pass               9040    5.8      .5   1160*   20.5    23.4     88
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  268*                    87


LOWER N. PLATTE

 Casper Mtn.              7900     .1      .0       *   20.5    21.5     95
 Laprele Creek            8375     .0      .0       *   15.1    17.8     85
 Reno Hill                8400    1.2      .0       *   23.7    22.4    106
 Windy Peak               7900     .0      .0       *   14.7    15.9     92
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    95


LARAMIE RIVER

 Brooklyn Lake           10240   12.6     6.9    183    29.8    28.2    106
 Cinnabar Park            9574    5.7     2.8    204    27.4    30.1     91
 Crow Creek               8330     -M      .0       *   18.2    15.9    114
 Deadman Hill            10220   15.8     9.5    166    26.1    23.8    110
 Rawah                    9020     .1      .0       *   21.2    19.4    109
 Roach                    9700    2.3     3.1     74    23.7    25.5     93
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  164                    102


S. PLATTE

 Black Mountain           8920     .0      -M       *   20.9      -M       *
 Crow Creek               8330     -M      .0       *   18.2    15.9    114
 Deadman Hill            10220   15.8     9.5    166    26.1    23.8    110
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  166*                   112


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 Battle Mountain          7440     .0      .0       *   17.0    19.1     89
 Divide Peak              8880     .0      .0       *   22.3    27.3     82
 Elk River                8700     .0      .0       *   21.7    25.3     86
 Little Snake River       8915     .0     3.3      0    33.2    36.0     92
 Old Battle              10000   25.5    25.6    100    31.7    43.3     73
 Sage Creek Basin         7850     -M      .0       *   14.1    17.8     79
 Sandstone RS             8150     .0      .0       *   15.3    23.1     66
 Whiskey Park             8950    5.7     8.8     65    33.3    34.7     96
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   83*                    83


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 Big Sandy Opening        9080     .0      .0       *   15.5    17.7     88
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   17.4    13.2    132    22.5    24.2     93
 East Rim Divide          7930     .0      .0       *   15.7    14.9    105
 Elkhart Park G.S.        9400     .0      .5      0*   15.7    17.7     89
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750     .0      .0       *   13.8    16.9     82
 Gunsight Pass            9820    3.9     4.0     98    17.0    18.5     92
 Kendall R.S.             7740     .1      .0       *   15.6    17.5     89
 Loomis Park              8240     .0      .0       *   20.9    21.3     98
 New Fork Lake            8340     .1      .0       *   15.2    14.4    106
 Pocket Creek             9360     -M      -M       *   12.7      -M       *
 Snider Basin             8060     .0      .0       *   19.6    17.4    113
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   18.1    13.0    139    29.7    29.0    102
 Triple Peak              8500     .5      .0       *   32.2    31.4    103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  131*                    97


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 Blacks Fork Jct          8870     .3      -M       *   14.6      -M       *
 Buck Pasture             9700     .0      -M       *   19.5      -M       *
 EF Blacks Fork GS        9360     .0      -M       *   16.1      -M       *
 Hams Fork                7840     .0      .0       *   14.5    15.1     96
 Hewinta                  9519     .0      .0       *   17.1    18.4     93
 Hickerson Park           9145     .0      .0       *   15.6    14.2    110
 Hole-in-Rock             9150     .0      .0       *   15.2    13.8    110
 Indian Creek             9425   11.4    11.9     96    25.5    27.9     91
 Kelley R.S.              8180     .0      .0       *   19.6    22.7     86
 Spirit Lk               10235     .5      -M       *   20.4      -M       *
 Steel Creek Park        10200    8.2    10.1     81    19.4    21.9     89
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   89*                    95


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 Bear River RS            8777     .0      -M       *   12.2      -M       *
 Bug Lake                 7950     .4      .0       *   20.0    24.3     82
 Burts Miller Ranch       8000     .0      -M       *    6.9      -M       *
 Chalk Creek #1           8993     .1     7.4      1    22.7    31.8     71
 Hayden Fork              9212     .1      .0       *   20.1    26.6     76
 Kelley R.S.              8180     .0      .0       *   19.6    22.7     86
 Lily Lake                9156     .0      .0       *   14.6    22.2     66
 Monte Cristo             8960     .5     5.6      9    26.1    32.6     80
 Salt River Summit        7760     .0      .0       *   19.4    20.7     94
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                    8*                    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 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.