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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 11:37a, 8/14/18
Temperature 72.7°F
Wind 4.0 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: MAY 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     .1      .0       *   21.5    24.3     88 
 Black Bear               8170   20.8    34.8     60    38.3    44.4     86 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   21.4    21.0    102    19.2    23.1     83 
 Cottonwood Creek         7670    6.7     8.2     82    32.2    29.8    108 
 East Rim Divide          7930     -M     1.8       *   13.9    14.0     99 
 Grand Targhee            9260     -M    43.4       *     -M    36.7       *
 Granite Creek            6770     .0      .0       *   20.8    22.8     91 
 Grassy Lake              7265    7.0    19.5     36    38.0    41.7     91 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750    1.1     7.0     16    13.1    16.0     82 
 Gunsight Pass            9820     -M    11.4       *     -M    17.6       *
 Lewis Lake Divide        7850    7.1    23.8     30    34.0    40.8     83 
 Phillips Bench           8200    9.3    20.5     45    29.7    32.7     91 
 Salt River Summit        7760     .0      .0       *   19.9    19.8    101 
 Snake River Station      6920     .0      .0       *   24.0    26.3     91 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   21.4    21.5    100    28.5    27.9    102 
 Thumb Divide             7980     .0     2.8      0    16.4    22.6     73 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   18.6    23.5     79    29.0    29.5     98 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M    28.7       *     -M    32.6       *
 Willow Creek             8380     -M    18.2       *     -M    40.6       *
 Younts Peak              8350     .0    12.5      0    16.6    19.3     86 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   58                     91 
 

MADISON-GALLATIN

 Black Bear               8170   20.8    34.8     60    38.3    44.4     86 
 Canyon                   7870     .0     3.5      0    14.9    19.7     76 
 Madison Plateau          7750    6.5    15.3     42    25.1    31.2     80 
 West Yellowstone         6700     .1      .0       *   14.9    17.4     86 
 Whiskey Creek            6800     .0     6.9      0    19.0    24.1     79 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   45                     82 
 

YELLOWSTONE

 Beartooth Lake           9360   15.3    22.1     69    20.4    24.0     85 
 Burnt Mtn                5880     .0      .0       *   17.1    18.9     90 
 Canyon                   7870     .0     3.5      0    14.9    19.7     76 
 Cole Creek               7850   11.2    16.7     67    18.4    19.3     95 
 Evening Star             9200   19.3    24.5     79    32.1    33.1     97 
 Fisher Creek             9100   23.2    33.3     70    27.9    38.1     73 
 Northeast Entrance       7350     .0      .0       *   12.6    15.3     82 
 Parker Peak              9400   12.6    20.6     61    24.1    22.2    109 
 Sylvan Lake              8420    2.5    15.9     16    26.2    27.3     96 
 Thumb Divide             7980     .0     2.8      0    16.4    22.6     73 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M    28.7       *     -M    32.6       *
 White Mill               8700   14.5    23.2     62    23.4    28.7     82 
 Wolverine                7650     .0      .0       *   13.8    15.4     90 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   61                     87 
 

WIND RIVER

 Burroughs Creek          8750     .0      -M       *   17.4      -M       *
 Castle Creek             8400     .0      -M       *   11.0      -M       *
 Cold Springs             9630    6.4      .0       *   17.3    14.3    121 
 Deer Park                9700   18.1    11.8    153    27.1    25.9    105 
 Hobbs Park              10100   22.8    14.0    163    26.9    19.1    141 
 Kirwin                   9550   10.7     9.3    115    19.3    15.7    123 
 Little Warm              9370    2.9     4.2     69    14.8    17.2     86 
 Owl Creek                8975     .3      .0       *   12.8     9.5    135 
 South Pass               9040   14.9     8.5    175    21.9    22.3     98 
 St. Lawrence Alt         8620    3.1      .0       *   19.0    13.4    142 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   18.6    23.5     79    29.0    29.5     98 
 Townsend Creek           8700   11.1      .2   5550*   23.9    17.0    141 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  152                    115 
 

BIGHORN BASIN

 Bald Mtn.                9380   14.8    20.0     74    16.6    21.9     76 
 Bear Trap Meadow         8200     .0      .0       *   11.5    12.5     92 
 Bone Springs Div         9350   11.4    15.0     76    15.3    20.7     74 
 Grave Springs            8550    5.9     4.4    134    11.8    14.9     79 
 Kirwin                   9550   10.7     9.3    115    19.3    15.7    123 
 Marquette                8760    4.2      -M       *   16.3      -M       *
 Middle Powder            7760    8.3     7.0    119    13.6    16.2     84 
 Owl Creek                8975     .3      .0       *   12.8     9.5    135 
 Powder River Pass        9480    3.3     6.8     49    12.4    17.0     73 
 Shell Creek              9580   12.3    15.8     78    14.3    18.4     78 
 Timber Creek             7950     .0      .0       *   17.8    12.0    148 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   86                     92 
 

SHOSHONE RIVER

 Blackwater               9780   21.8    24.8     88    28.6    25.7    111 
 Evening Star             9200   19.3    24.5     79    32.1    33.1     97 
 Marquette                8760    4.2      -M       *   16.3      -M       *
 Sylvan Road              7120     .0      .0       *   16.9    20.1     84 
 Younts Peak              8350     .0    12.5      0    16.6    19.3     86 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   67                     96 
 

POWDER RIVER

 Bear Trap Meadow         8200     .0      .0       *   11.5    12.5     92 
 Cloud Peak Reservoir     9860   12.2    15.5     79    19.2    19.4     99 
 Grave Springs            8550    5.9     4.4    134    11.8    14.9     79 
 Hansen Sawmill           8360     .6      .0       *   13.1    12.7    103 
 Middle Powder            7760    8.3     7.0    119    13.6    16.2     84 
 Powder River Pass        9480    3.3     6.8     49    12.4    17.0     73 
 Soldier Park             8720     .7      -M       *   12.9      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   90                     88 
 

TONGUE RIVER

 Big Goose                7990    6.3     6.6     95    15.1    17.1     88 
 Bone Springs Div         9350   11.4    15.0     76    15.3    20.7     74 
 Burgess Junction         7880    8.1     9.3     87    14.4    16.8     86 
 Dome Lake                8880    8.1     7.8    104    16.4    18.9     87 
 Little Goose             8870    9.3      -M       *   17.9      -M       *
 Sucker Creek             8880    8.1     9.7     84    16.7    20.0     84 
 Tie Creek                6870     -M      .0       *   13.8    17.2     80 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   87                     83 
 

BELLE FOURCHE

 Cole Canyon              5910     .0      .0       *   12.2    14.7     83 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    83 
 

CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 Blind Park               6890     .0      .0       *   12.6    16.5     76 
 North Rapid Creek        6130     .0      .0       *    9.8    14.4     68 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    72 
 

UPPER N. PLATTE

 Arapaho Ridge           10960   28.4    19.8    143    32.7    28.4    115 
 Blackhall Mtn            9820   36.0      -M       *   40.9      -M       *
 Columbine                9160   12.5     5.2    240    33.1    30.5    109 
 Divide Peak              8880   17.0     7.7    221    35.2    26.3    134 
 Joe Wright              10120     -M    21.9       *     -M    32.6       *
 Laprele Creek            8375     .5      .0       *   17.7    16.8    105 
 Med Bow                 10500   41.3      -M       *   42.9      -M       *
 North French Creek      10130   33.1    30.8    107    37.7    33.5    113 
 Never Summer            10280   23.1    21.3    108    23.1      -M       *
 Old Battle              10000   39.9    33.4    119    41.7    41.9    100 
 Rawah                    9020    6.6      .7    943*   25.2    18.8    134 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850     .1      .0       *   18.4    17.2    107 
 Sand Lake               10050   34.9    28.8    121    37.0    31.7    117 
 South Brush Creek        8440    1.7      .4    425*   22.7    19.9    114 
 Tower                   10500   48.9    48.6    101    49.8    47.6    105 
 Webber Springs           9250   21.7    13.9    156    35.6    32.0    111 
 Willow Creek Pass        9540   15.5    10.2    152    21.3    17.2    124 
 Zirkel                   9340     -M    13.0       *   38.8    33.3    117 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  129                    113 
 

SWEETWATER

 Deer Park                9700   18.1    11.8    153    27.1    25.9    105 
 Larsen Creek             9000     .1     4.2      2    18.2      -M       *
 South Pass               9040   14.9     8.5    175    21.9    22.3     98 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  135                    102 
 

LOWER N. PLATTE

 Casper Mtn.              7900   14.0     6.4    219    23.2    20.3    114 
 Laprele Creek            8375     .5      .0       *   17.7    16.8    105 
 Reno Hill                8400   13.5     5.6    241    26.1    21.2    123 
 Windy Peak               7900    2.2      .0       *   18.3    14.7    124 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  252                    117 
 

LARAMIE RIVER

 Brooklyn Lake           10240   23.7    18.0    132    31.9    27.0    118 
 Cinnabar Park            9574   21.7    13.8    157    32.1    29.4    109 
 Crow Creek               8330     .4      .0       *     -M    15.0       *
 Deadman Hill            10220   22.7    17.6    129    26.9    22.8    118 
 Rawah                    9020    6.6      .7    943*   25.2    18.8    134 
 Roach                    9700   20.7    12.6    164    31.1    24.5    127 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  153                    120 
 

S. PLATTE

 Black Mountain           8920    7.3      -M       *   23.9      -M       *
 Crow Creek               8330     .4      .0       *     -M    15.0       *
 Deadman Hill            10220   22.7    17.6    129    26.9    22.8    118 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  131*                   118*
 

LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 Battle Mountain          7440     .0      .0       *   24.1    18.5    130 
 Divide Peak              8880   17.0     7.7    221    35.2    26.3    134 
 Elk River                8700    8.1      .3   2700*   24.5    24.4    100 
 Little Snake River       8915   22.9    15.5    148    43.3    35.0    124 
 Old Battle              10000   39.9    33.4    119    41.7    41.9    100 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850     .1      .0       *   18.4    17.2    107 
 Sandstone RS             8150    1.9      .0       *   20.5    22.4     92 
 Whiskey Park             8950   36.1    23.2    156    39.6    33.7    118 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  157                    113 
 

UPPER GREEN RIVER

 Big Sandy Opening        9080    4.9     5.2     94    17.0    16.8    101 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   21.4    21.0    102    19.2    23.1     83 
 East Rim Divide          7930     -M     1.8       *   13.9    14.0     99 
 Elkhart Park G.S.        9400    3.1     6.9     45    15.5    16.6     93 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750    1.1     7.0     16    13.1    16.0     82 
 Gunsight Pass            9820     -M    11.4       *     -M    17.6       *
 Kendall R.S.             7740     -M      .0       *   15.1    16.7     90 
 Loomis Park              8240     -M     4.0       *     -M    20.4       *
 New Fork Lake            8340     .1      .0       *   14.6    13.4    109 
 Pocket Creek             9360    4.6      -M       *   14.3      -M       *
 Snider Basin             8060     .0     1.7      0    18.0    16.7    108 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   21.4    21.5    100    28.5    27.9    102 
 Triple Peak              8500    9.4    10.3     91    31.7    30.1    105 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   83                     98 
 

LOWER GREEN RIVER

 Blacks Fork Jct          8870    1.0      -M       *   17.9      -M       *
 Buck Pasture             9700     -M      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 EF Blacks Fork GS        9360    3.0      -M       *   19.3      -M       *
 Hams Fork                7840     .0      .0       *   15.3    14.3    107 
 Hewinta                  9519     -M      .0       *     -M    17.6       *
 Hickerson Park           9145    4.6      .0       *   20.2    13.3    152 
 Hole-in-Rock             9150     .8      .0       *   19.9    12.9    154 
 Indian Creek             9425   15.8    20.0     79    23.6    26.9     88 
 Kelley R.S.              8180     -M     4.3       *     -M    21.6       *
 Spirit Lk               10235   19.3      -M       *   27.7      -M       *
 Steel Creek Park        10200     -M    15.5       *     -M    20.9       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  106*                   117*
 

UPPER BEAR RIVER

 Bear River RS            8777     .0      -M       *   17.9      -M       *
 Bug Lake                 7950    2.3     7.4     31    22.9    23.3     98 
 Burts Miller Ranch       8000     .0      -M       *    9.4      -M       *
 Chalk Creek #1           8993     -M    17.2       *     -M    30.7       *
 Hayden Fork              9212     -M      .4       *     -M    25.6       *
 Kelley R.S.              8180     -M     4.3       *     -M    21.6       *
 Lily Lake                9156    4.4      .0       *   20.8    21.2     98 
 Monte Cristo             8960   15.4    16.7     92    32.8    31.4    104 
 Salt River Summit        7760     .0      .0       *   19.9    19.8    101 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   92*                   101*

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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.