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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 8:53p, 5/20/18
Temperature 49.2°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 FRIDAY: FEBRUARY 17 , 2017
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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   21.7    12.8    170    29.4    15.7    187 
 Black Bear               8170   30.2    27.3    111    39.0    28.2    138 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   33.0    16.3    202      -M    14.6       *
 Cottonwood Creek         7670   21.5    15.0    143    28.9    17.9    161 
 East Rim Divide          7930   15.4     7.4    208    17.3     8.6    201 
 Grand Targhee            9260   33.0    26.9    123    31.0    23.4    132 
 Granite Creek            6770   23.1    12.6    183    26.4    15.2    174 
 Grassy Lake              7265   29.3    24.3    121    41.8    27.2    154 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750   13.9     9.0    154    18.4     9.2    200 
 Gunsight Pass            9820   15.7     9.6    164    18.9    10.1    187 
 Lewis Lake Divide        7850   29.2    23.5    124    39.8    26.4    151 
 Phillips Bench           8200   26.3    18.1    145    36.0    20.7    174 
 Salt River Summit        7760   16.9     9.5    178    22.6    12.2    185 
 Snake River Station      6920   17.4    13.3    131    28.7    17.3    166 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   28.7    16.5    174    29.6    17.6    168 
 Thumb Divide             7980   17.1    10.9    157    20.9    13.5    155 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   24.7    16.6    149    28.7    17.8    161 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M    19.7       *     -M    19.7       *
 Willow Creek             8380   26.8    19.8    135    37.0    24.4    152 
 Younts Peak              8350   19.8    11.0    180    23.6    11.7    202 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  148                    163 
 

MADISON-GALLATIN

 Black Bear               8170   30.2    27.3    111    39.0    28.2    138 
 Canyon                   7870   13.6     9.5    143    20.3    12.0    169 
 Madison Plateau          7750   18.9    15.9    119    27.6    19.2    144 
 West Yellowstone         6700   10.1     7.8    129    18.2    10.8    169 
 Whiskey Creek            6800   12.0    10.9    110    20.2    14.9    136 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  119                    147 
 

YELLOWSTONE

 Beartooth Lake           9360   23.7    15.5    153    19.6    14.5    135 
 Burnt Mtn                5880    4.8     3.6    133    10.1     8.8    115 
 Canyon                   7870   13.6     9.5    143    20.3    12.0    169 
 Cole Creek               7850    7.4     8.9     83     5.8     8.4     69 
 Evening Star             9200   27.6    17.8    155    30.0    20.4    147 
 Fisher Creek             9100   29.2    23.6    124    33.5    23.4    143 
 Northeast Entrance       7350    9.2     7.5    123    15.1     9.3    162 
 Parker Peak              9400   24.0    14.3    168    23.4    12.8    183 
 Sylvan Lake              8420   18.2    14.4    126    29.2    16.6    176 
 Thumb Divide             7980   17.1    10.9    157    20.9    13.5    155 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M    19.7       *     -M    19.7       *
 White Mill               8700   22.7    16.4    138    24.9    17.5    142 
 Wolverine                7650   13.9     8.0    174    17.0     9.2    185 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  141                    150 
 

WIND RIVER

 Burroughs Creek          8750   18.5      -M       *   20.8      -M       *
 Castle Creek             8400   10.1      -M       *   12.3      -M       *
 Cold Springs             9630    9.3     5.2    179    11.8     6.8    174 
 Deer Park                9700   22.9     9.9    231    26.5    14.1    188 
 Hobbs Park              10100   16.6     8.7    191    15.7     8.7    180 
 Kirwin                   9550   14.1     6.2    227    17.2     8.1    212 
 Little Warm              9370   11.3     7.4    153    17.0     9.0    189 
 Owl Creek                8975    5.7     3.4    168     7.3     3.9    187 
 South Pass               9040   21.4    10.3    208    20.1    12.3    163 
 St. Lawrence Alt         8620    5.0     4.6    109     9.4     5.9    159 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   24.7    16.6    149    28.7    17.8    161 
 Townsend Creek           8700    8.5     5.9    144    11.8     8.0    148 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  178                    175 
 

BIGHORN BASIN

 Bald Mtn.                9380   13.9    13.2    105    12.4    11.9    104 
 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    3.8     3.8    100     5.2     5.7     91 
 Bone Springs Div         9350   11.7    10.9    107    11.8    10.7    110 
 Grave Springs            8550    4.2     5.7     74     4.9     7.2     68 
 Kirwin                   9550   14.1     6.2    227    17.2     8.1    212 
 Marquette                8760    6.2      -M       *    9.9      -M       *
 Middle Powder            7760    5.0     7.2     69     5.6     8.1     69 
 Owl Creek                8975    5.7     3.4    168     7.3     3.9    187 
 Powder River Pass        9480    4.8     7.3     66     7.9     8.8     90 
 Shell Creek              9580   11.6    10.2    114     9.2     9.7     95 
 Timber Creek             7950    4.4     3.1    142     5.8     4.9    118 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  112                    111 
 

SHOSHONE RIVER

 Blackwater               9780   27.5    15.7    175    30.8    14.9    207 
 Evening Star             9200   27.6    17.8    155    30.0    20.4    147 
 Marquette                8760    6.2      -M       *    9.9      -M       *
 Sylvan Road              7120   13.3     8.7    153    24.3    13.1    185 
 Younts Peak              8350   19.8    11.0    180    23.6    11.7    202 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  166                    181 
 

POWDER RIVER

 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    3.8     3.8    100     5.2     5.7     91 
 Cloud Peak Reservoir     9860    8.8     9.7     91    10.6     8.8    120 
 Grave Springs            8550    4.2     5.7     74     4.9     7.2     68 
 Hansen Sawmill           8360    6.1     4.3    142     7.9     5.5    144 
 Middle Powder            7760    5.0     7.2     69     5.6     8.1     69 
 Powder River Pass        9480    4.8     7.3     66     7.9     8.8     90 
 Soldier Park             8720    9.3      -M       *    7.8      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   86                     95 
 

TONGUE RIVER

 Big Goose                7990    6.4     5.7    112     7.4     7.3    101 
 Bone Springs Div         9350   11.7    10.9    107    11.8    10.7    110 
 Burgess Junction         7880    7.0     7.5     93     8.2     8.3     99 
 Dome Lake                8880    8.2     7.9    104     9.5     9.2    103 
 Little Goose             8870    6.9      -M       *    9.2      -M       *
 Sucker Creek             8880    7.8     8.1     96     8.2     9.7     85 
 Tie Creek                6870    4.3     3.9    110     8.0     7.8    103 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  103                    100 
 

BELLE FOURCHE

 Cole Canyon              5910    3.3     4.5     73     4.7     6.6     71 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   73                     71 
 

CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 Blind Park               6890    4.6     5.7     81     5.9     8.7     68 
 North Rapid Creek        6130    4.5     5.4     83     5.2     7.1     73 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   82                     70 
 

UPPER N. PLATTE

 Arapaho Ridge           10960   21.4    14.9    144    21.9    16.2    135 
 Blackhall Mtn            9820   30.0      -M       *   29.6      -M       *
 Columbine                9160   21.7    17.5    124    23.2    18.7    124 
 Divide Peak              8880   15.5    14.1    110    17.9    15.6    115 
 Joe Wright              10120   16.2    14.8    109    23.0    18.1    127 
 Laprele Creek            8375    9.2     6.7    137     8.5     8.5    100 
 Med Bow                 10500   29.8      -M       *   27.7      -M       *
 North French Creek      10130   19.3    19.3    100    20.4    19.1    107 
 Never Summer            10280   18.7    14.2    132    15.4      -M       *
 Old Battle              10000   29.8    22.2    134    31.2    25.7    121 
 Rawah                    9020   11.1     7.5    148    13.7     9.9    138 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850   12.9     9.8    132    12.9    11.0    117 
 Sand Lake               10050   22.5    18.7    120    21.2    17.2    123 
 South Brush Creek        8440    8.4     8.6     98     9.5    10.6     90 
 Tower                   10500   35.6    32.8    109    37.2    29.1    128 
 Webber Springs           9250   23.8    16.8    142    27.6    19.3    143 
 Willow Creek Pass        9540   15.1     8.6    176    16.0     9.4    170 
 Zirkel                   9340   34.6    21.0    165    36.0    21.6    167 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  128                    128 
 

SWEETWATER

 Deer Park                9700   22.9     9.9    231    26.5    14.1    188 
 Larsen Creek             9000   16.2     8.6    188    18.7      -M       *
 South Pass               9040   21.4    10.3    208    20.1    12.3    163 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  210                    177 
 

LOWER N. PLATTE

 Casper Mtn.              7900    7.7     9.0     86     7.6    10.2     75 
 Laprele Creek            8375    9.2     6.7    137     8.5     8.5    100 
 Reno Hill                8400    8.6     8.9     97     9.2    10.2     90 
 Windy Peak               7900    7.2     5.2    138     7.8     7.2    108 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  110                     92 
 

LARAMIE RIVER

 Brooklyn Lake           10240   19.5    13.9    140    17.6    14.6    121 
 Cinnabar Park            9574   15.1    16.0     94    17.7    18.3     97 
 Crow Creek               8330    3.8     6.4     59     6.2     7.2     86 
 Deadman Hill            10220   16.5    11.5    143    15.9    11.6    137 
 Rawah                    9020   11.1     7.5    148    13.7     9.9    138 
 Roach                    9700   14.1    11.6    122    16.7    13.4    125 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  120                    117 
 

S. PLATTE

 Black Mountain           8920    7.6      -M       *    8.8      -M       *
 Crow Creek               8330    3.8     6.4     59     6.2     7.2     86 
 Deadman Hill            10220   16.5    11.5    143    15.9    11.6    137 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  113                    118 
 

LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 Battle Mountain          7440    9.2     8.7    106    12.5    11.1    113 
 Divide Peak              8880   15.5    14.1    110    17.9    15.6    115 
 Elk River                8700   16.9    13.8    122    16.7    14.6    114 
 Little Snake River       8915   26.4    18.4    143    32.0    23.3    137 
 Old Battle              10000   29.8    22.2    134    31.2    25.7    121 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850   12.9     9.8    132    12.9    11.0    117 
 Sandstone RS             8150   10.8     9.9    109    12.9    13.8     93 
 Whiskey Park             8950   22.2    19.3    115    24.0    20.6    117 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  124                    118 
 

UPPER GREEN RIVER

 Big Sandy Opening        9080   17.2     9.0    191    19.2     9.4    204 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   33.0    16.3    202      -M    14.6       *
 East Rim Divide          7930   15.4     7.4    208    17.3     8.6    201 
 Elkhart Park G.S.        9400   14.2     8.6    165    19.1     9.5    201 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750   13.9     9.0    154    18.4     9.2    200 
 Gunsight Pass            9820   15.7     9.6    164    18.9    10.1    187 
 Kendall R.S.             7740   18.5     9.0    206    22.8    10.5    217 
 Loomis Park              8240   21.6    10.6    204    26.1    12.7    206 
 New Fork Lake            8340   13.8     7.5    184    14.2     7.9    180 
 Pocket Creek             9360     -M      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 Snider Basin             8060   15.9     9.0    177    21.6    10.5    206 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   28.7    16.5    174    29.6    17.6    168 
 Triple Peak              8500   30.1    15.5    194    31.1    18.2    171 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  186                    192 
 

LOWER GREEN RIVER

 Blacks Fork Jct          8869    8.9      -M       *   11.4      -M       *
 Buck Pasture             9632   15.0      -M       *   17.6      -M       *
 EF Blacks Fork GS        9360   12.5      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 Hams Fork                7840   14.0     8.4    167    16.0     8.3    193 
 Hewinta                  9519    9.9     7.0    141    11.6     9.9    117 
 Hickerson Park           9145    6.5     5.1    127     6.8     6.9     99 
 Hole-in-Rock             9150    5.3     4.8    110     7.3     6.5    112 
 Indian Creek             9425   29.1    16.6    175      -M    16.1       *
 Kelley R.S.              8180   20.6    10.7    193    24.2    13.2    183 
 Spirit Lk               10235   10.6      -M       *   12.2      -M       *
 Steel Creek Park        10200   12.5    10.3    121    14.3    11.2    128 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  156                    143 
 

UPPER BEAR RIVER

 Bear River RS            8777   10.7      -M       *   13.0      -M       *
 Bug Lake                 7950   25.6    13.3    192    24.3    14.1    172 
 Burts Miller Ranch       8000    5.4      -M       *    6.7      -M       *
 Chalk Creek #1           8993   25.8    16.1    160    27.0    17.8    152 
 Hayden Fork              9212   17.8    11.0    162    22.6    14.9    152 
 Kelley R.S.              8180   20.6    10.7    193    24.2    13.2    183 
 Lily Lake                9156   12.5     9.0    139    14.4    12.1    119 
 Monte Cristo             8960   26.5    18.9    140      -M    18.6       *
 Salt River Summit        7760   16.9     9.5    178    22.6    12.2    185 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  165                    160 

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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.