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Water Resources Data System
Dept 3943
1000 E. University Ave.
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 FRIDAY: MAY 20 , 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     .0      .0       *   22.0    24.5     90 
 Black Bear               8170   19.4    33.8     57    38.9    44.6     87 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   20.9    19.9    105    19.3    23.2     83 
 Cottonwood Creek         7670     -M     6.3       *     -M    30.0       *
 East Rim Divide          7930     -M      .5       *     -M    14.1       *
 Grand Targhee            9260     -M    42.3       *     -M    36.8       *
 Granite Creek            6770     .0      .0       *   21.1    22.9     92 
 Grassy Lake              7265    5.5    17.4     32    39.2    41.8     94 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750     .2     5.6      4    13.5    16.1     84 
 Gunsight Pass            9820    9.4    10.4     90    18.1    17.7    102 
 Lewis Lake Divide        7850    5.4    22.4     24    34.5    41.0     84 
 Phillips Bench           8200    7.9    19.2     41    30.0    32.8     91 
 Salt River Summit        7760     .0      .0       *   20.3    19.9    102 
 Snake River Station      6920     .0      .0       *   24.3    26.5     92 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   20.6    20.3    101    29.2    28.0    104 
 Thumb Divide             7980     .0     1.4      0*   16.9    22.8     74 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   17.7    23.0     77    29.2    29.7     98 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M    28.3       *     -M    32.8       *
 Willow Creek             8380     -M    16.6       *     -M    40.8       *
 Younts Peak              8350     .0    11.8      0    16.6    19.5     85 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   58                     91 
 

MADISON-GALLATIN

 Black Bear               8170   19.4    33.8     57    38.9    44.6     87 
 Canyon                   7870     .0     2.2      0    14.8    19.9     74 
 Madison Plateau          7750    5.2    14.3     36    25.6    31.5     81 
 West Yellowstone         6700     .0      .0       *   15.4    17.5     88 
 Whiskey Creek            6800     .0     5.6      0    19.2    24.3     79 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   44                     83 
 

YELLOWSTONE

 Beartooth Lake           9360   14.8    21.6     69    20.4    24.1     85 
 Burnt Mtn                5880     .0      .0       *   17.1    19.1     90 
 Canyon                   7870     .0     2.2      0    14.8    19.9     74 
 Cole Creek               7850   10.6    16.2     65    18.5    19.5     95 
 Evening Star             9200   18.4    23.7     78    32.2    33.3     97 
 Fisher Creek             9100   22.4    32.8     68    28.0    38.3     73 
 Northeast Entrance       7350     .0      .0       *   12.7    15.5     82 
 Parker Peak              9400   11.4    19.8     58    24.1    22.4    108 
 Sylvan Lake              8420    1.0    15.1      7    26.7    27.6     97 
 Thumb Divide             7980     .0     1.4      0*   16.9    22.8     74 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M    28.3       *     -M    32.8       *
 White Mill               8700   13.4    22.3     60    23.6    28.9     82 
 Wolverine                7650     .0      .0       *   13.8    15.5     89 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   59                     87 
 

WIND RIVER

 Burroughs Creek          8750     .0      -M       *   18.2      -M       *
 Castle Creek             8400     .0      -M       *   11.0      -M       *
 Cold Springs             9630    5.3      .0       *   17.5    14.4    122 
 Deer Park                9700   16.8    10.5    160    27.2    25.9    105 
 Hobbs Park              10100   22.5    13.1    172    27.1    19.4    140 
 Kirwin                   9550    9.4     8.4    112    19.4    15.9    122 
 Little Warm              9370    1.1     2.7     41    14.9    17.4     86 
 Owl Creek                8975     .0      .0       *   12.9     9.6    134 
 South Pass               9040   13.8     6.8    203    22.0    22.4     98 
 St. Lawrence Alt         8620    1.3      .0       *   19.1    13.5    141 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   17.7    23.0     77    29.2    29.7     98 
 Townsend Creek           8700    9.9      .0       *   24.1    17.1    141 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  152                    115 
 

BIGHORN BASIN

 Bald Mtn.                9380   13.6    19.2     71    16.7    22.1     76 
 Bear Trap Meadow         8200     .0      .0       *   12.2    12.6     97 
 Bone Springs Div         9350    9.8    14.3     69    15.6    20.8     75 
 Grave Springs            8550    4.0     2.6    154    12.4    15.0     83 
 Kirwin                   9550    9.4     8.4    112    19.4    15.9    122 
 Marquette                8760    2.3      -M       *   16.1      -M       *
 Middle Powder            7760    5.9     5.3    111    14.1    16.2     87 
 Owl Creek                8975     .0      .0       *   12.9     9.6    134 
 Powder River Pass        9480    1.1     5.4     20    12.5    17.3     72 
 Shell Creek              9580   11.3    15.3     74    14.3    18.5     77 
 Timber Creek             7950     .0      .0       *   17.8    12.2    146 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   78                     92 
 

SHOSHONE RIVER

 Blackwater               9780   21.3    24.3     88    28.9    26.0    111 
 Evening Star             9200   18.4    23.7     78    32.2    33.3     97 
 Marquette                8760    2.3      -M       *   16.1      -M       *
 Sylvan Road              7120     .0      .0       *   17.3    20.3     85 
 Younts Peak              8350     .0    11.8      0    16.6    19.5     85 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   66                     96 
 

POWDER RIVER

 Bear Trap Meadow         8200     .0      .0       *   12.2    12.6     97 
 Cloud Peak Reservoir     9860   11.5    14.8     78    19.4    19.6     99 
 Grave Springs            8550    4.0     2.6    154    12.4    15.0     83 
 Hansen Sawmill           8360     .0      .0       *   13.2    12.9    102 
 Middle Powder            7760    5.9     5.3    111    14.1    16.2     87 
 Powder River Pass        9480    1.1     5.4     20    12.5    17.3     72 
 Soldier Park             8720     .0      -M       *   13.0      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   80                     90 
 

TONGUE RIVER

 Big Goose                7990    5.3     4.8    110    15.3    17.2     89 
 Bone Springs Div         9350    9.8    14.3     69    15.6    20.8     75 
 Burgess Junction         7880    6.6     8.1     81    14.7    17.0     86 
 Dome Lake                8880    6.6     6.2    106    16.6    19.0     87 
 Little Goose             8870    7.8      -M       *   17.9      -M       *
 Sucker Creek             8880    6.4     8.6     74    16.9    20.2     84 
 Tie Creek                6870     .0      .0       *   13.8    17.2     80 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   83                     83 
 

BELLE FOURCHE

 Cole Canyon              5910     .0      .0       *   12.2    14.9     82 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    82 
 

CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 Blind Park               6890     .0      .0       *   12.6    16.6     76 
 North Rapid Creek        6130     .0      .0       *    9.9    14.5     68 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                     *                    72 
 

UPPER N. PLATTE

 Arapaho Ridge           10960   28.1    18.1    155    32.8    28.5    115 
 Blackhall Mtn            9820   35.1      -M       *   41.1      -M       *
 Columbine                9160   10.2     3.0    340    33.2    30.6    108 
 Divide Peak              8880   14.3     5.7    251    35.2    26.5    133 
 Joe Wright              10120     -M    21.1       *     -M    32.8       *
 Laprele Creek            8375     .0      .0       *   18.0    16.9    107 
 Med Bow                 10500   40.9      -M       *   43.0      -M       *
 North French Creek      10130   32.0    29.6    108    37.7    33.7    112 
 Never Summer            10280   22.3    20.3    110    23.1      -M       *
 Old Battle              10000   39.1    32.5    120    41.9    42.1    100 
 Rawah                    9020    5.0      .4   1250*   25.3    18.9    134 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850     -M      .0       *   18.3    17.4    105 
 Sand Lake               10050   34.0    27.8    122    37.0    31.9    116 
 South Brush Creek        8440     .0      .0       *   22.8    20.1    113 
 Tower                   10500   48.2    47.7    101    50.0    47.9    104 
 Webber Springs           9250   20.3    12.0    169    35.6    32.1    111 
 Willow Creek Pass        9540   14.5     9.3    156    21.3    17.3    123 
 Zirkel                   9340     -M     9.7       *   38.8    33.4    116 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  130                    113 
 

SWEETWATER

 Deer Park                9700   16.8    10.5    160    27.2    25.9    105 
 Larsen Creek             9000     .2     3.6      6    18.3      -M       *
 South Pass               9040   13.8     6.8    203    22.0    22.4     98 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  147                    102 
 

LOWER N. PLATTE

 Casper Mtn.              7900   11.7     4.5    260    23.3    20.4    114 
 Laprele Creek            8375     .0      .0       *   18.0    16.9    107 
 Reno Hill                8400   11.6     3.6    322    26.2    21.4    122 
 Windy Peak               7900     .2      .0       *   18.7    14.9    126 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  290                    117 
 

LARAMIE RIVER

 Brooklyn Lake           10240   22.4    16.4    137    32.0    27.2    118 
 Cinnabar Park            9574   21.0    12.3    171    32.1    29.5    109 
 Crow Creek               8330     .3      .0       *     -M    15.1       *
 Deadman Hill            10220   21.9    16.5    133    27.0    23.0    117 
 Rawah                    9020    5.0      .4   1250*   25.3    18.9    134 
 Roach                    9700   19.5    11.5    170    31.2    24.7    126 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  158                    120 
 

S. PLATTE

 Black Mountain           8920    5.7      -M       *   23.9      -M       *
 Crow Creek               8330     .3      .0       *     -M    15.1       *
 Deadman Hill            10220   21.9    16.5    133    27.0    23.0    117 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  135*                   117*
 

LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 Battle Mountain          7440     .0      .0       *   24.5    18.6    132 
 Divide Peak              8880   14.3     5.7    251    35.2    26.5    133 
 Elk River                8700    5.7      .0       *   24.5    24.6    100 
 Little Snake River       8915   21.3    13.3    160    43.4    35.2    123 
 Old Battle              10000   39.1    32.5    120    41.9    42.1    100 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850     -M      .0       *   18.3    17.4    105 
 Sandstone RS             8150     .0      .0       *   20.8    22.5     92 
 Whiskey Park             8950   34.6    21.9    158    39.7    33.8    117 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  157                    113 
 

UPPER GREEN RIVER

 Big Sandy Opening        9080    3.5     3.1    113    17.3    16.8    103 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   20.9    19.9    105    19.3    23.2     83 
 East Rim Divide          7930     -M      .5       *     -M    14.1       *
 Elkhart Park G.S.        9400    1.3     5.7     23    15.7    16.7     94 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750     .2     5.6      4    13.5    16.1     84 
 Gunsight Pass            9820    9.4    10.4     90    18.1    17.7    102 
 Kendall R.S.             7740     -M      .0       *   15.1    16.8     90 
 Loomis Park              8240     -M     2.6       *     -M    20.5       *
 New Fork Lake            8340     .2      .0       *   14.8    13.5    110 
 Pocket Creek             9360    3.6      -M       *   14.7      -M       *
 Snider Basin             8060     .2      .4     50*   18.7    16.8    111 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   20.6    20.3    101    29.2    28.0    104 
 Triple Peak              8500    7.8     8.4     93    32.0    30.2    106 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   87                     99 
 

LOWER GREEN RIVER

 Blacks Fork Jct          8870    1.0      -M       *   18.1      -M       *
 Buck Pasture             9700    6.7      -M       *   24.2      -M       *
 EF Blacks Fork GS        9360    1.2      -M       *   19.7      -M       *
 Hams Fork                7840     .0      .0       *   16.0    14.4    111 
 Hewinta                  9519    2.5      .0       *   20.0    17.7    113 
 Hickerson Park           9145    2.6      .0       *   20.3    13.4    151 
 Hole-in-Rock             9150     .1      .0       *   20.0    13.0    154 
 Indian Creek             9425   15.3    18.5     83    24.3    27.0     90 
 Kelley R.S.              8180     .2     2.8      7    21.7    21.8    100 
 Spirit Lk               10235   18.7      -M       *   27.7      -M       *
 Steel Creek Park        10200   21.4    14.7    146    28.0    21.0    133 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  117*                   117 
 

UPPER BEAR RIVER

 Bear River RS            8777     .0      -M       *   18.0      -M       *
 Bug Lake                 7950     .5     4.9     10    23.9    23.5    102 
 Burts Miller Ranch       8000     .0      -M       *    9.4      -M       *
 Chalk Creek #1           8993   11.1    15.6     71    29.0    30.8     94 
 Hayden Fork              9212     .1      .0       *   26.1    25.8    101 
 Kelley R.S.              8180     .2     2.8      7    21.7    21.8    100 
 Lily Lake                9156    2.1      .0       *   20.9    21.3     98 
 Monte Cristo             8960   14.4    14.9     97    33.4    31.6    106 
 Salt River Summit        7760     .0      .0       *   20.3    19.9    102 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   74*                   100 

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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.