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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 10:07a, 8/16/18
Temperature 69.2°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 SATURDAY: APRIL 15 , 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   22.9    13.2    173    40.1    21.3    188 
 Black Bear               8170   46.9    36.6    128    55.5    39.0    142 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   43.8    23.8    184      -M    19.8       *
 Cottonwood Creek         7670   27.5    19.8    139    39.2    25.2    156 
 East Rim Divide          7930   13.9    10.0    139    21.2    11.9    178 
 Grand Targhee            9260   48.0    41.0    117    43.2    32.0    135 
 Granite Creek            6770   23.9    12.3    194    36.4    19.9    183 
 Grassy Lake              7265   37.1    31.5    118    56.1    36.6    153 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750     -M    13.0       *     -M    13.3       *
 Gunsight Pass            9820   23.8    13.4    178    25.7    14.3    180 
 Lewis Lake Divide        7850   45.3    30.2    150    56.3    36.1    156 
 Phillips Bench           8200   37.8    26.0    145    47.3    28.6    165 
 Salt River Summit        7760   19.1    11.2    171    29.5    17.0    174 
 Snake River Station      6920   16.3    12.8    127    36.3    22.9    159 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   41.8    23.2    180    41.2    24.3    170 
 Thumb Divide             7980   21.5    14.4    149    28.4    19.0    149 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   33.9    23.0    147    39.4    24.9    158 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M    27.2       *     -M    27.9       *
 Willow Creek             8380   28.2    26.7    106    51.1    34.4    149 
 Younts Peak              8350   25.7    14.7    175    31.6    16.2    195 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  145                    160 
 

MADISON-GALLATIN

 Black Bear               8170   46.9    36.6    128    55.5    39.0    142 
 Canyon                   7870   17.8    12.4    144    26.2    16.6    158 
 Madison Plateau          7750   28.1    22.5    125    37.3    26.8    139 
 West Yellowstone         6700    4.7     8.2     57    23.9    14.4    166 
 Whiskey Creek            6800   13.2    14.8     89    27.5    20.6    133 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  117                    145 
 

YELLOWSTONE

 Beartooth Lake           9360   33.2    22.4    148    28.7    20.3    141 
 Burnt Mtn                5880     .1      .2     50*   15.0    13.5    111 
 Canyon                   7870   17.8    12.4    144    26.2    16.6    158 
 Cole Creek               7850   12.2    15.6     78     9.5    14.0     68 
 Evening Star             9200   38.7    24.7    157    45.6    28.1    162 
 Fisher Creek             9100   44.1    31.9    138    48.4    32.6    148 
 Northeast Entrance       7350    6.0     8.0     75    20.9    12.6    166 
 Parker Peak              9400   37.1    20.5    181    35.2    18.2    193 
 Sylvan Lake              8420   24.4    20.0    122    38.1    22.9    166 
 Thumb Divide             7980   21.5    14.4    149    28.4    19.0    149 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240     -M    27.2       *     -M    27.9       *
 White Mill               8700   37.2    23.5    158    36.9    24.4    151 
 Wolverine                7650    3.9     8.6     45    21.2    12.6    168 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  137                    151 
 

WIND RIVER

 Burroughs Creek          8750   22.1      -M       *   28.0      -M       *
 Castle Creek             8400    9.6      -M       *   15.8      -M       *
 Cold Springs             9630   16.5     5.8    284    20.3    10.4    195 
 Deer Park                9700   33.0    16.0    206    38.6    20.7    186 
 Hobbs Park              10100   30.1    14.9    202    29.1    14.2    205 
 Kirwin                   9550   22.0     9.9    222    26.0    12.0    217 
 Little Warm              9370   19.0    10.2    186    25.4    13.4    190 
 Owl Creek                8975    9.7     5.1    190    13.3     6.4    208 
 South Pass               9040   32.0    15.8    203    29.1    18.0    162 
 St. Lawrence Alt         8620    9.1     6.4    142    17.5     9.4    186 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   33.9    23.0    147    39.4    24.9    158 
 Townsend Creek           8700   18.0    10.0    180    23.7    12.8    185 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  191                    185 
 

BIGHORN BASIN

 Bald Mtn.                9380   20.8    19.4    107    18.0    17.7    102 
 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    4.8     4.4    109     9.6     9.1    105 
 Bone Springs Div         9350   20.8    16.8    124    18.8    16.2    116 
 Grave Springs            8550    7.2     9.6     75     8.7    11.2     78 
 Kirwin                   9550   22.0     9.9    222    26.0    12.0    217 
 Marquette                8760   14.2      -M       *   18.0      -M       *
 Middle Powder            7760    8.6    12.4     69     8.6    12.3     70 
 Owl Creek                8975    9.7     5.1    190    13.3     6.4    208 
 Powder River Pass        9480    9.4    10.2     92    14.5    13.2    110 
 Shell Creek              9580   18.6    15.5    120    15.9    14.3    111 
 Timber Creek             7950    7.5     5.2    144    11.9     7.9    151 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  119                    121 
 

SHOSHONE RIVER

 Blackwater               9780   38.7    23.7    163    42.9    21.3    201 
 Evening Star             9200   38.7    24.7    157    45.6    28.1    162 
 Marquette                8760   14.2      -M       *   18.0      -M       *
 Sylvan Road              7120    3.4    10.3     33    31.1    17.1    182 
 Younts Peak              8350   25.7    14.7    175    31.6    16.2    195 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  145                    183 
 

POWDER RIVER

 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    4.8     4.4    109     9.6     9.1    105 
 Cloud Peak Reservoir     9860   16.4    15.4    106    20.3    14.2    143 
 Grave Springs            8550    7.2     9.6     75     8.7    11.2     78 
 Hansen Sawmill           8360   11.7     5.9    198    15.6     9.1    171 
 Middle Powder            7760    8.6    12.4     69     8.6    12.3     70 
 Powder River Pass        9480    9.4    10.2     92    14.5    13.2    110 
 Soldier Park             8720   15.2      -M       *   15.7      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  100                    112 
 

TONGUE RIVER

 Big Goose                7990   12.1     9.7    125    15.2    12.1    126 
 Bone Springs Div         9350   20.8    16.8    124    18.8    16.2    116 
 Burgess Junction         7880   11.1    12.1     92    12.9    13.0     99 
 Dome Lake                8880   16.9    12.0    141    17.7    14.3    124 
 Little Goose             8870   14.7      -M       *   18.7      -M       *
 Sucker Creek             8880   13.7    12.6    109    15.0    15.1     99 
 Tie Creek                6870    2.0     4.8     42    14.5    12.3    118 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  113                    113 
 

BELLE FOURCHE

 Cole Canyon              5910     .0     3.2      0     7.8    10.0     78 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                    0                     78 
 

CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 Blind Park               6890     .0     5.1      0     9.7    12.4     78 
 North Rapid Creek        6130     .0     5.5      0     8.1    10.4     78 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                    0                     78 
 

UPPER N. PLATTE

 Arapaho Ridge           10960   24.9    21.6    115    26.4    23.7    111 
 Blackhall Mtn            9820   35.7      -M       *   38.1      -M       *
 Columbine                9160   14.3    21.8     66    27.7    26.4    105 
 Divide Peak              8880   14.8    20.0     74    23.2    22.2    105 
 Joe Wright              10120   17.2    22.1     78    28.8    26.9    107 
 Laprele Creek            8375    8.2     9.0     91    12.7    13.2     96 
 Med Bow                 10500   35.8      -M       *   35.7      -M       *
 North French Creek      10130   24.8    31.8     78    27.9    27.8    100 
 Never Summer            10280   21.8    20.5    106    19.6      -M       *
 Old Battle              10000   36.6    32.2    114    38.9    36.1    108 
 Rawah                    9020    6.4     9.6     67    17.4    15.0    116 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850    1.5     8.8     17    16.9    15.0    113 
 Sand Lake               10050   30.8    30.4    101    28.2    25.9    109 
 South Brush Creek        8440     -M    10.9       *   13.0    15.9     82 
 Tower                   10500   38.2    47.4     81    44.2    41.1    108 
 Webber Springs           9250   25.9    23.3    111    33.8    27.7    122 
 Willow Creek Pass        9540   18.0    12.7    142    18.6    14.0    133 
 Zirkel                   9340   28.2    23.9    118    42.4    29.2    145 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   93                    111 
 

SWEETWATER

 Deer Park                9700   33.0    16.0    206    38.6    20.7    186 
 Larsen Creek             9000   14.5    10.8    134    23.5      -M       *
 South Pass               9040   32.0    15.8    203    29.1    18.0    162 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  187                    175 
 

LOWER N. PLATTE

 Casper Mtn.              7900   10.7    14.4     74    13.6    16.0     85 
 Laprele Creek            8375    8.2     9.0     91    12.7    13.2     96 
 Reno Hill                8400   12.3    14.1     87    15.3    16.5     93 
 Windy Peak               7900    6.1     7.4     82    11.9    11.2    106 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   83                     94 
 

LARAMIE RIVER

 Brooklyn Lake           10240   21.8    22.2     98    23.6    22.1    107 
 Cinnabar Park            9574   14.9    21.0     71    22.6    24.9     91 
 Crow Creek               8330     .0     4.1      0     9.3    11.5     81 
 Deadman Hill            10220   21.3    16.5    129    20.9    18.2    115 
 Rawah                    9020    6.4     9.6     67    17.4    15.0    116 
 Roach                    9700   15.8    16.5     96    21.6    20.0    108 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   89                    103 
 

S. PLATTE

 Black Mountain           8920    9.4      -M       *   13.3      -M       *
 Crow Creek               8330     .0     4.1      0     9.3    11.5     81 
 Deadman Hill            10220   21.3    16.5    129    20.9    18.2    115 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  103                    102 
 

LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 Battle Mountain          7440     .0     6.7      0    17.0    15.6    109 
 Divide Peak              8880   14.8    20.0     74    23.2    22.2    105 
 Elk River                8700   10.3    17.2     60    20.5    20.7     99 
 Little Snake River       8915   24.4    25.8     95    39.1    30.7    127 
 Old Battle              10000   36.6    32.2    114    38.9    36.1    108 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850    1.5     8.8     17    16.9    15.0    113 
 Sandstone RS             8150    2.2    11.8     19    16.3    19.0     86 
 Whiskey Park             8950   23.8    27.0     88    30.5    28.8    106 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   76                    108 
 

UPPER GREEN RIVER

 Big Sandy Opening        9080   20.8    12.9    161    23.5    13.7    172 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   43.8    23.8    184      -M    19.8       *
 East Rim Divide          7930   13.9    10.0    139    21.2    11.9    178 
 Elkhart Park G.S.        9400   19.6    12.0    163    24.7    13.7    180 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750     -M    13.0       *     -M    13.3       *
 Gunsight Pass            9820   23.8    13.4    178    25.7    14.3    180 
 Kendall R.S.             7740   17.8     9.8    182    29.4    14.4    204 
 Loomis Park              8240   25.6    13.6    188    32.7    17.6    186 
 New Fork Lake            8340   14.2     9.6    148    18.3    11.0    166 
 Pocket Creek             9360     -M      -M       *     -M      -M       *
 Snider Basin             8060   17.4    11.6    150    27.9    14.5    192 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   41.8    23.2    180    41.2    24.3    170 
 Triple Peak              8500   35.5    19.7    180    41.6    25.7    162 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  172                    178 
 

LOWER GREEN RIVER

 Blacks Fork Jct          8869    7.2      -M       *   16.5      -M       *
 Buck Pasture             9632   17.0      -M       *   24.1      -M       *
 EF Blacks Fork GS        9360   13.1      -M       *   18.0      -M       *
 Hams Fork                7840   12.5     8.6    145    21.9    11.7    187 
 Hewinta                  9500    8.1     9.7     84    17.9    14.5    123 
 Hickerson Park           9122    7.5     6.6    114    13.4    10.7    125 
 Hole-in-Rock             9168    6.2     6.8     91    13.9    10.2    136 
 Indian Creek             9425   40.1    23.9    168    41.7    23.1    181 
 Kelley R.S.              8180   24.9    13.7    182    31.2    18.5    169 
 Spirit Lk               10235   15.8      -M       *   19.1      -M       *
 Steel Creek Park        10158   19.3    16.1    120    21.7    17.2    126 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  139                    153 
 

UPPER BEAR RIVER

 Bear River RS            8777    6.4      -M       *   19.0      -M       *
 Bug Lake                 7987   32.0    19.0    168    34.7    19.9    174 
 Burts Miller Ranch       8000     .0      -M       *   10.6      -M       *
 Chalk Creek #1           9171   33.3    24.9    134    37.1    26.1    142 
 Hayden Fork              9130   17.1    13.9    123    30.3    21.8    139 
 Kelley R.S.              8180   24.9    13.7    182    31.2    18.5    169 
 Lily Lake                9133   12.3    12.4     99    20.4    17.8    115 
 Monte Cristo             8932   36.4    27.8    131    40.5    26.8    151 
 Salt River Summit        7760   19.1    11.2    171    29.5    17.0    174 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  142                    151 

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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.