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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 11:08p, 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 WEDNESDAY: MARCH 8 , 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   25.7    13.8    186      -M    18.0       *
 Black Bear               8170   40.2    30.9    130    45.5    32.6    140 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   38.2    19.0    201      -M    16.6       *
 Cottonwood Creek         7670   26.1    18.2    143    32.9    20.5    160 
 East Rim Divide          7930   18.1     9.2    197    19.3    10.0    193 
 Grand Targhee            9260   38.7    31.3    124      -M    25.4       *
 Granite Creek            6770   28.8    14.4    200      -M    17.3       *
 Grassy Lake              7265   34.4    27.2    126    47.1    30.8    153 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750   17.6    10.7    164    21.2    10.7    198 
 Gunsight Pass            9820   18.7    11.3    165    21.5    11.4    189 
 Lewis Lake Divide        7850   35.1    25.9    136      -M    30.3       *
 Phillips Bench           8200   32.4    20.8    156    39.4    23.8    166 
 Salt River Summit        7760   19.9    11.0    181    25.2    14.1    179 
 Snake River Station      6920   21.4    14.9    144      -M    19.5       *
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   34.9    19.5    179      -M    20.1       *
 Thumb Divide             7980   20.8    12.8    162      -M    15.5       *
 Togwotee Pass            9580   28.8    19.2    150    32.9    20.4    161 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M    22.5       *     -M    22.9       *
 Willow Creek             8380   29.1    23.8    122    43.0    28.0    154 
 Younts Peak              8350   23.9    12.1    198    26.1    13.2    198 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  154                    164 
 

MADISON-GALLATIN

 Black Bear               8170   40.2    30.9    130    45.5    32.6    140 
 Canyon                   7870   16.1    11.3    142    22.3    13.7    163 
 Madison Plateau          7750   24.3    18.8    129    31.8    22.4    142 
 West Yellowstone         6700   12.3     9.4    131    20.5    12.2    168 
 Whiskey Creek            6800   14.7    12.8    115    23.3    17.1    136 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  129                    146 
 

YELLOWSTONE

 Beartooth Lake           9360   26.6    18.0    148    21.9    16.6    132 
 Burnt Mtn                5880    5.4     4.4    123    11.5     9.8    117 
 Canyon                   7870   16.1    11.3    142    22.3    13.7    163 
 Cole Creek               7850    9.0    10.9     83     6.4     9.6     67 
 Evening Star             9200   31.6    20.5    154      -M    23.1       *
 Fisher Creek             9100   34.7    26.6    130    38.4    26.7    144 
 Northeast Entrance       7350   11.0     8.6    128    16.5    10.3    160 
 Parker Peak              9400   27.7    16.5    168    23.4    14.7    159 
 Sylvan Lake              8420   21.5    16.7    129    32.6    18.8    173 
 Thumb Divide             7980   20.8    12.8    162      -M    15.5       *
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M    22.5       *     -M    22.9       *
 White Mill               8700   26.6    18.9    141    28.1    19.9    141 
 Wolverine                7650   13.3     9.0    148    18.0    10.4    173 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  140                    146 
 

WIND RIVER

 Burroughs Creek          8750   21.3      -M       *   23.2      -M       *
 Castle Creek             8400   11.7      -M       *   13.9      -M       *
 Cold Springs             9630   12.2     5.8    210    14.3     7.9    181 
 Deer Park                9700   28.4    11.6    245    30.3    16.1    188 
 Hobbs Park              10100   21.9    10.7    205    20.0    10.1    198 
 Kirwin                   9550   16.9     7.6    222    19.6     9.2    213 
 Little Warm              9370   14.8     8.5    174    20.2    10.4    194 
 Owl Creek                8975    6.9     4.2    164     8.6     4.5    191 
 South Pass               9040   26.1    12.3    212    23.2    14.3    162 
 St. Lawrence Alt         8620    7.1     5.7    125    12.0     6.9    174 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   28.8    19.2    150    32.9    20.4    161 
 Townsend Creek           8700   12.5     7.2    174    15.6     9.1    171 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  189                    181 
 

BIGHORN BASIN

 Bald Mtn.                9380   16.2    15.8    103    13.8    13.8    100 
 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    4.9     4.6    107     5.9     6.4     92 
 Bone Springs Div         9350   14.5    13.1    111    13.6    12.3    111 
 Grave Springs            8550    5.6     7.3     77     6.1     8.2     74 
 Kirwin                   9550   16.9     7.6    222    19.6     9.2    213 
 Marquette                8760    7.6      -M       *   11.5      -M       *
 Middle Powder            7760    6.6     8.6     77     6.0     9.1     66 
 Owl Creek                8975    6.9     4.2    164     8.6     4.5    191 
 Powder River Pass        9480    6.8     8.3     82     9.6    10.0     96 
 Shell Creek              9580   13.5    12.2    111    10.6    11.0     96 
 Timber Creek             7950    5.4     4.0    135     6.8     5.5    124 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  114                    112 
 

SHOSHONE RIVER

 Blackwater               9780   31.7    18.6    170    34.6    16.9    205 
 Evening Star             9200   31.6    20.5    154      -M    23.1       *
 Marquette                8760    7.6      -M       *   11.5      -M       *
 Sylvan Road              7120   14.7     9.9    148    26.4    14.5    182 
 Younts Peak              8350   23.9    12.1    198    26.1    13.2    198 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  167                    195 
 

POWDER RIVER

 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    4.9     4.6    107     5.9     6.4     92 
 Cloud Peak Reservoir     9860   10.7    11.3     95    12.0    10.1    119 
 Grave Springs            8550    5.6     7.3     77     6.1     8.2     74 
 Hansen Sawmill           8360    7.0     5.0    140     8.9     6.4    139 
 Middle Powder            7760    6.6     8.6     77     6.0     9.1     66 
 Powder River Pass        9480    6.8     8.3     82     9.6    10.0     96 
 Soldier Park             8720   10.3      -M       *    8.7      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   92                     97 
 

TONGUE RIVER

 Big Goose                7990    7.9     6.6    120     8.8     8.3    106 
 Bone Springs Div         9350   14.5    13.1    111    13.6    12.3    111 
 Burgess Junction         7880    8.0     9.0     89     8.6     9.5     91 
 Dome Lake                8880   11.0     9.2    120    11.4    10.4    110 
 Little Goose             8870    8.6      -M       *   11.0      -M       *
 Sucker Creek             8880    9.4     9.8     96     9.0    11.1     81 
 Tie Creek                6870    5.3     4.7    113     9.4     8.8    107 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  107                    101 
 

BELLE FOURCHE

 Cole Canyon              5910    2.9     4.9     59     5.7     7.3     78 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   59                     78 
 

CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 Blind Park               6890    4.2     6.6     64     7.0     9.8     71 
 North Rapid Creek        6130    4.6     6.2     74     5.7     7.9     72 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   69                     72 
 

UPPER N. PLATTE

 Arapaho Ridge           10960   23.3    17.4    134    23.3    18.4    127 
 Blackhall Mtn            9820   34.1      -M       *   32.4      -M       *
 Columbine                9160   23.8    20.8    114    25.1    21.3    118 
 Divide Peak              8880   18.5    16.8    110    20.5    17.6    116 
 Joe Wright              10120   17.6    18.0     98    25.5    21.0    121 
 Laprele Creek            8375   10.9     8.2    133    10.1     9.8    103 
 Med Bow                 10500   35.1      -M       *   30.6      -M       *
 North French Creek      10130   23.0    22.1    104    23.9    22.1    108 
 Never Summer            10280   21.0    16.7    126    17.1      -M       *
 Old Battle              10000   34.7    25.1    138    35.2    29.3    120 
 Rawah                    9020   12.0     9.1    132    14.9    11.4    131 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850   15.4    11.2    138    15.2    12.2    125 
 Sand Lake               10050   26.8    22.0    122    24.6    20.0    123 
 South Brush Creek        8440   10.4    11.0     95    10.8    12.3     88 
 Tower                   10500   38.8    37.8    103    41.1    33.4    123 
 Webber Springs           9250   27.7    19.8    140    31.0    22.2    140 
 Willow Creek Pass        9540   16.2    10.1    160    16.6    10.9    152 
 Zirkel                   9340   39.2    24.7    159    38.8    24.1    161 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  124                    125 
 

SWEETWATER

 Deer Park                9700   28.4    11.6    245    30.3    16.1    188 
 Larsen Creek             9000   19.1    10.1    189    20.9      -M       *
 South Pass               9040   26.1    12.3    212    23.2    14.3    162 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  216                    176 
 

LOWER N. PLATTE

 Casper Mtn.              7900   10.6    11.2     95    10.0    11.6     86 
 Laprele Creek            8375   10.9     8.2    133    10.1     9.8    103 
 Reno Hill                8400   10.8    11.0     98    11.1    11.8     94 
 Windy Peak               7900    9.6     6.4    150     9.8     8.3    118 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  114                     99 
 

LARAMIE RIVER

 Brooklyn Lake           10240   22.8    16.3    140    20.3    17.0    119 
 Cinnabar Park            9574   17.7    17.7    100    20.1    20.3     99 
 Crow Creek               8330    4.7     7.0     67     7.6     8.3     92 
 Deadman Hill            10220   18.9    12.8    148    17.5    13.7    128 
 Rawah                    9020   12.0     9.1    132    14.9    11.4    131 
 Roach                    9700   15.3    13.1    117    18.1    15.6    116 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  120                    114 
 

S. PLATTE

 Black Mountain           8920    9.3      -M       *   10.5      -M       *
 Crow Creek               8330    4.7     7.0     67     7.6     8.3     92 
 Deadman Hill            10220   18.9    12.8    148    17.5    13.7    128 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  119                    114 
 

LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 Battle Mountain          7440   10.8    10.3    105    15.2    12.7    120 
 Divide Peak              8880   18.5    16.8    110    20.5    17.6    116 
 Elk River                8700   20.0    16.6    120    18.9    16.8    112 
 Little Snake River       8915   30.8    20.2    152    34.4    25.6    134 
 Old Battle              10000   34.7    25.1    138    35.2    29.3    120 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850   15.4    11.2    138    15.2    12.2    125 
 Sandstone RS             8150   12.4    11.7    106    14.7    15.7     94 
 Whiskey Park             8950   26.0    22.8    114    27.3    23.4    117 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  125                    118 
 

UPPER GREEN RIVER

 Big Sandy Opening        9080   19.7    10.6    186    20.8    11.0    189 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   38.2    19.0    201      -M    16.6       *
 East Rim Divide          7930   18.1     9.2    197    19.3    10.0    193 
 Elkhart Park G.S.        9400   16.8     9.9    170    20.8    11.0    189 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750   17.6    10.7    164    21.2    10.7    198 
 Gunsight Pass            9820   18.7    11.3    165    21.5    11.4    189 
 Kendall R.S.             7740   22.0    10.3    214      -M    12.3       *
 Loomis Park              8240   25.7    12.5    206      -M    14.7       *
 New Fork Lake            8340   15.6     8.8    177    15.5     9.2    168 
 Pocket Creek             9360     -M      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 Snider Basin             8060   19.8    10.5    189    24.1    12.0    201 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   34.9    19.5    179      -M    20.1       *
 Triple Peak              8500   34.1    18.2    187    36.0    21.2    170 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  187                    186 
 

LOWER GREEN RIVER

 Blacks Fork Jct          8869   10.7      -M       *   13.6      -M       *
 Buck Pasture             9632   18.6      -M       *   20.6      -M       *
 EF Blacks Fork GS        9360   15.1      -M       *   12.0      -M       *
 Hams Fork                7840   17.2     9.8    176    18.1     9.5    191 
 Hewinta                  9500   12.6     8.5    148    14.2    11.3    126 
 Hickerson Park           9122    8.3     6.2    134     8.4     8.0    105 
 Hole-in-Rock             9168    6.9     5.9    117     9.1     7.4    123 
 Indian Creek             9425   36.0    19.9    181      -M    18.7       *
 Kelley R.S.              8180   23.4    12.5    187    27.2    15.2    179 
 Spirit Lk               10235   13.7      -M       *   14.7      -M       *
 Steel Creek Park        10158   15.3    12.3    124    17.1    13.0    132 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  159                    146 
 

UPPER BEAR RIVER

 Bear River RS            8777   13.2      -M       *   15.5      -M       *
 Bug Lake                 7987   30.2    15.8    191    29.5    16.1    183 
 Burts Miller Ranch       8000    7.9      -M       *    8.5      -M       *
 Chalk Creek #1           9171   31.7    19.4    163    31.9    20.5    156 
 Hayden Fork              9130   23.1    12.8    180      -M    17.1       *
 Kelley R.S.              8180   23.4    12.5    187    27.2    15.2    179 
 Lily Lake                9133   14.3    10.8    132    17.0    13.9    122 
 Monte Cristo             8932   33.3    22.5    148    30.4    21.4    142 
 Salt River Summit        7760   19.9    11.0    181    25.2    14.1    179 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  168                    159 

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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.