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

wrds@uwyo.edu
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At 7:37p, 8/16/18
Temperature 72.5°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 MONDAY: APRIL 18 , 2016
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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   11.5    12.2     94    20.9    21.6     97 
 Black Bear               8170   30.5    36.8     83    35.6    39.5     90 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   25.3    23.9    106    17.2    20.0     86 
 Cottonwood Creek         7670   19.3    19.1    101    27.4    25.5    107 
 East Rim Divide          7930    4.3     9.6     45    11.3    12.1     93 
 Grand Targhee            9260   43.0    41.7    103    33.0    32.3    102 
 Granite Creek            6770   10.1    11.4     89    18.2    20.2     90 
 Grassy Lake              7265   27.0    31.5     86    36.0    37.1     97 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750   11.3    13.2     86    11.7    13.6     86 
 Gunsight Pass            9820   13.8    13.5    102    15.1    14.6    103 
 Lewis Lake Divide        7850   26.4    30.2     87    32.6    36.5     89 
 Phillips Bench           8200   21.8    25.8     84    27.1    28.9     94 
 Salt River Summit        7760   10.1    10.3     98    16.3    17.2     95 
 Snake River Station      6920   11.3    11.7     97    23.3    23.3    100 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   26.0    23.5    111    24.4    24.6     99 
 Thumb Divide             7980    9.4    14.5     65    15.6    19.5     80 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   21.6    23.5     92    25.4    25.4    100 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240   26.8    27.8     96    25.7    28.2     91 
 Willow Creek             8380   25.6    26.8     96    34.3    34.9     98 
 Younts Peak              8350   10.2    15.0     68    13.8    16.4     84 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   91                     95 
 

MADISON-GALLATIN

 Black Bear               8170   30.5    36.8     83    35.6    39.5     90 
 Canyon                   7870    9.2    12.4     74    13.6    16.8     81 
 Madison Plateau          7750   20.7    22.8     91    23.7    27.2     87 
 West Yellowstone         6700    4.4     8.0     55    14.3    14.9     96 
 Whiskey Creek            6800   12.1    15.1     80    17.7    21.0     84 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   81                     88 
 

YELLOWSTONE

 Beartooth Lake           9360   17.8    23.0     77    18.3    20.5     89 
 Burnt Mtn                5880     .0      .0       *   11.1    13.9     80 
 Canyon                   7870    9.2    12.4     74    13.6    16.8     81 
 Cole Creek               7850   10.7    16.0     67    12.3    14.2     87 
 Evening Star             9200   24.6    25.0     98    28.9    28.4    102 
 Fisher Creek             9100   28.1    32.2     87    26.7    33.0     81 
 Northeast Entrance       7350    2.5     7.3     34    11.8    12.8     92 
 Parker Peak              9400   20.4    20.8     98    21.3    18.5    115 
 Sylvan Lake              8420   15.4    20.3     76    24.2    23.3    104 
 Thumb Divide             7980    9.4    14.5     65    15.6    19.5     80 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240   26.8    27.8     96    25.7    28.2     91 
 White Mill               8700   22.2    23.6     94    22.2    24.7     90 
 Wolverine                7650    4.3     7.8     55    12.0    12.7     94 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   83                     91 
 

WIND RIVER

 Burroughs Creek          8750    7.7      -M       *   12.8      -M       *
 Castle Creek             8400     .0      -M       *    6.5      -M       *
 Cold Springs             9630    6.9     5.1    135    10.2    10.7     95 
 Deer Park                9700   16.0    16.1     99    18.2    21.1     86 
 Hobbs Park              10100   15.7    14.8    106    16.0    14.5    110 
 Kirwin                   9550    9.9    10.0     99    12.8    12.2    105 
 Little Warm              9370    8.7    10.2     85    11.9    13.7     87 
 Owl Creek                8975    2.0     4.4     45     5.5     6.6     83 
 South Pass               9040   13.3    15.7     85    13.4    18.3     73 
 St. Lawrence Alt         8620    4.1     5.7     72     9.6     9.7     99 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   21.6    23.5     92    25.4    25.4    100 
 Townsend Creek           8700    9.4     9.7     97    12.9    13.0     99 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   93                     94 
 

BIGHORN BASIN

 Bald Mtn.                9380   15.3    19.6     78    12.6    18.0     70 
 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    3.7     3.8     97     7.0     9.2     76 
 Bone Springs Div         9350   12.4    16.3     76    11.4    16.5     69 
 Grave Springs            8550    6.3     9.7     65     6.6    11.4     58 
 Kirwin                   9550    9.9    10.0     99    12.8    12.2    105 
 Marquette                8760    6.5      -M       *   11.8      -M       *
 Middle Powder            7760    9.0    12.5     72     7.8    12.5     62 
 Owl Creek                8975    2.0     4.4     45     5.5     6.6     83 
 Powder River Pass        9480    7.3    10.1     72     9.1    13.5     67 
 Shell Creek              9580   12.1    15.3     79    10.7    14.6     73 
 Timber Creek             7950    4.4     5.1     86    11.1     8.2    135 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   77                     77 
 

SHOSHONE RIVER

 Blackwater               9780   22.8    23.8     96    25.5    21.6    118 
 Evening Star             9200   24.6    25.0     98    28.9    28.4    102 
 Marquette                8760    6.5      -M       *   11.8      -M       *
 Sylvan Road              7120     .0    10.2      0    16.0    17.4     92 
 Younts Peak              8350   10.2    15.0     68    13.8    16.4     84 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   78                    100 
 

POWDER RIVER

 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    3.7     3.8     97     7.0     9.2     76 
 Cloud Peak Reservoir     9860   10.7    15.6     69    13.1    14.5     90 
 Grave Springs            8550    6.3     9.7     65     6.6    11.4     58 
 Hansen Sawmill           8360    4.7     5.2     90     8.3     9.3     89 
 Middle Powder            7760    9.0    12.5     72     7.8    12.5     62 
 Powder River Pass        9480    7.3    10.1     72     9.1    13.5     67 
 Soldier Park             8720     .7      -M       *    8.1      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   73                     74 
 

TONGUE RIVER

 Big Goose                7990    7.0     9.5     74     9.0    12.4     73 
 Bone Springs Div         9350   12.4    16.3     76    11.4    16.5     69 
 Burgess Junction         7880    8.9    12.3     72     9.9    13.2     75 
 Dome Lake                8880    8.0    11.9     67    10.3    14.6     71 
 Little Goose             8870    8.0      -M       *   11.3      -M       *
 Sucker Creek             8880    8.4    12.7     66    11.0    15.5     71 
 Tie Creek                6870     .2     4.5      4     9.4    12.6     75 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   67                     72 
 

BELLE FOURCHE

 Cole Canyon              5910     .3     2.4     12     9.8    10.1     97 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   12                     97 
 

CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 Blind Park               6890     .3     4.4      7    11.1    12.6     88 
 North Rapid Creek        6130     .2     4.6      4     8.9    10.5     85 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                    6                     87 
 

UPPER N. PLATTE

 Arapaho Ridge           10960   25.4    21.4    119    26.5    24.0    110 
 Blackhall Mtn            9820   33.3      -M       *   32.5      -M       *
 Columbine                9160   21.5    21.0    102    27.0    26.6    102 
 Divide Peak              8880   18.9    19.3     98    26.1    22.5    116 
 Joe Wright              10120   19.7    22.1     89    28.6    27.4    104 
 Laprele Creek            8375    8.1     8.6     94    12.3    13.4     92 
 Med Bow                 10500   35.4      -M       *   33.2      -M       *
 North French Creek      10130   27.3    32.0     85    27.8    28.1     99 
 Never Summer            10280   21.8    20.6    106    19.1      -M       *
 Old Battle              10000   32.7    32.4    101    30.7    36.6     84 
 Rawah                    9020   13.1     8.9    147    20.4    15.5    132 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850   11.9     7.1    168    13.8    15.1     91 
 Sand Lake               10050   29.8    30.4     98    28.8    26.4    109 
 South Brush Creek        8440    9.0    10.1     89    15.6    16.2     96 
 Tower                   10500   40.3    47.7     84    39.6    41.6     95 
 Webber Springs           9250   22.6    22.6    100    28.1    28.0    100 
 Willow Creek Pass        9540   17.3    12.8    135    17.5    14.2    123 
 Zirkel                   9340   25.5    23.0    111    32.0    29.5    108 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  101                    103 
 

SWEETWATER

 Deer Park                9700   16.0    16.1     99    18.2    21.1     86 
 Larsen Creek             9000    6.6    10.5     63    13.6      -M       *
 South Pass               9040   13.3    15.7     85    13.4    18.3     73 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   85                     80 
 

LOWER N. PLATTE

 Casper Mtn.              7900   17.4    14.5    120    16.3    16.2    101 
 Laprele Creek            8375    8.1     8.6     94    12.3    13.4     92 
 Reno Hill                8400   16.3    14.0    116    19.9    16.8    118 
 Windy Peak               7900    8.2     6.9    119    11.9    11.4    104 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  114                    104 
 

LARAMIE RIVER

 Brooklyn Lake           10240   23.8    22.1    108    24.9    22.4    111 
 Cinnabar Park            9574   19.7    20.5     96    24.3    25.2     96 
 Crow Creek               8330    7.3     1.7    429    16.4    11.9    138 
 Deadman Hill            10220   22.3    16.6    134    22.2    18.6    119 
 Rawah                    9020   13.1     8.9    147    20.4    15.5    132 
 Roach                    9700   20.1    16.5    122    23.6    20.3    116 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  123                    116 
 

S. PLATTE

 Black Mountain           8920   14.6      -M       *   19.7      -M       *
 Crow Creek               8330    7.3     1.7    429    16.4    11.9    138 
 Deadman Hill            10220   22.3    16.6    134    22.2    18.6    119 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  162                    127 
 

LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 Battle Mountain          7440    6.7     5.4    124    16.9    15.8    107 
 Divide Peak              8880   18.9    19.3     98    26.1    22.5    116 
 Elk River                8700   13.2    16.1     82    19.8    21.0     94 
 Little Snake River       8915   22.6    25.0     90    33.9    31.0    109 
 Old Battle              10000   32.7    32.4    101    30.7    36.6     84 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850   11.9     7.1    168    13.8    15.1     91 
 Sandstone RS             8150    7.9    10.8     73    13.3    19.2     69 
 Whiskey Park             8950   26.5    26.2    101    29.7    29.3    101 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   99                     97 
 

UPPER GREEN RIVER

 Big Sandy Opening        9080   10.4    12.7     82    12.3    13.9     88 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   25.3    23.9    106    17.2    20.0     86 
 East Rim Divide          7930    4.3     9.6     45    11.3    12.1     93 
 Elkhart Park G.S.        9400    8.7    12.0     72    11.8    13.9     85 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750   11.3    13.2     86    11.7    13.6     86 
 Gunsight Pass            9820   13.8    13.5    102    15.1    14.6    103 
 Kendall R.S.             7740     -M     9.0       *   12.0    14.6     82 
 Loomis Park              8240   11.1    13.2     84    16.8    17.8     94 
 New Fork Lake            8340    5.4     9.2     59    11.3    11.2    101 
 Pocket Creek             9360    7.5      -M       *    9.9      -M       *
 Snider Basin             8060    9.8    11.1     88    14.4    14.6     99 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   26.0    23.5    111    24.4    24.6     99 
 Triple Peak              8500   22.4    19.3    116    28.0    26.1    107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   92                     95 
 

LOWER GREEN RIVER

 Blacks Fork Jct          8870    9.3      -M       *   12.8      -M       *
 Buck Pasture             9700   11.2      -M       *   17.9      -M       *
 EF Blacks Fork GS        9360    7.6      -M       *   11.6      -M       *
 Hams Fork                7840    7.8     7.5    104    11.5    11.8     97 
 Hewinta                  9519    7.3     8.7     84    14.3    14.8     97 
 Hickerson Park           9145    9.8     5.8    169    13.2    10.9    121 
 Hole-in-Rock             9150    6.1     6.2     98    13.1    10.4    126 
 Indian Creek             9425   22.3    23.3     96    19.3    23.3     83 
 Kelley R.S.              8180   12.0    13.1     92    16.2    18.7     87 
 Spirit Lk               10235   15.7      -M       *   19.0      -M       *
 Steel Creek Park        10200   17.5    16.1    109    19.8    17.5    113 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  103                    100 
 

UPPER BEAR RIVER

 Bear River RS            8777    1.0      -M       *   12.4      -M       *
 Bug Lake                 7950   16.2    18.0     90    20.3    20.1    101 
 Burts Miller Ranch       8000     .0      -M       *    6.3      -M       *
 Chalk Creek #1           8993   18.1    24.8     73    23.4    26.4     89 
 Hayden Fork              9212    8.4    12.6     67    19.8    22.1     90 
 Kelley R.S.              8180   12.0    13.1     92    16.2    18.7     87 
 Lily Lake                9156    9.8    11.3     87    14.4    18.1     80 
 Monte Cristo             8960   25.9    27.6     94    29.3    27.0    109 
 Salt River Summit        7760   10.1    10.3     98    16.3    17.2     95 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   85                     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.