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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 8:33p, 5/25/18
Temperature 68.3°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 WEDNESDAY: JANUARY 3 , 2018
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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                7060    8.1     7.4    109     9.9    10.3     96 
 Black Bear               8170   17.6    18.3     96    16.8    18.6     90 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   14.2     9.4    151     8.8     9.6     92 
 Cottonwood Creek         7670    8.1     8.7     93     9.6    11.6     83 
 East Rim Divide          7930    4.4     4.5     98     5.3     5.7     93 
 Grand Targhee            9260   24.0    17.7    136    14.5    15.3     95 
 Granite Creek            6770    6.5     6.7     97     9.6     9.8     98 
 Grassy Lake              7265   10.9    13.2     83    14.2    17.7     80 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750    8.2     6.3    130     7.6     6.3    121 
 Gunsight Pass            9820    7.9     6.3    125     8.4     6.7    125 
 Lewis Lake Divide        7850   12.9    13.6     95    16.4    17.4     94 
 Phillips Bench           8200    9.5    11.3     84    11.3    13.4     84 
 Salt River Summit        7640    3.5     5.0     70     5.5     7.8     71 
 Snake River Station      6920    6.5     6.7     97    10.5    11.4     92 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   10.3    10.4     99    10.6    11.2     95 
 Thumb Divide             7980    8.4     6.4    131     9.9     9.2    108 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   16.5    11.3    146    16.6    11.9    139 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240   19.9    12.9    154    14.3    13.2    108 
 Willow Creek             8080   12.6    11.3    112    15.6    16.1     97 
 Younts Peak              8350     -M     7.1       *     -M     8.0       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  112                     97 
 

MADISON-GALLATIN

 Black Bear               8170   17.6    18.3     96    16.8    18.6     90 
 Canyon                   7870    7.2     5.7    126     8.9     8.1    110 
 Madison Plateau          7750   10.1    10.5     96    11.3    12.9     88 
 West Yellowstone         6700     -M     4.8       *     -M     7.3       *
 Whiskey Creek            6800    5.5     7.0     79     7.5    10.2     74 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   97                     89 
 

YELLOWSTONE

 Beartooth Lake           9360   19.6    10.2    192    17.8     9.4    189 
 Burnt Mtn                5880    2.9     1.9    153     8.4     6.9    122 
 Canyon                   7870    7.2     5.7    126     8.9     8.1    110 
 Cole Creek               7850    8.0     6.4    125     5.7     6.5     88 
 Evening Star             9200   20.3    11.9    171    21.4    13.6    157 
 Fisher Creek             9100   25.9    15.4    168    22.0    15.5    142 
 Northeast Entrance       7350    5.1     4.3    119     8.3     6.3    132 
 Parker Peak              9400   17.3    10.2    170      -M     8.7       *
 Sylvan Lake              8420   12.3     9.4    131    13.0    11.5    113 
 Thumb Divide             7980    8.4     6.4    131     9.9     9.2    108 
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240   19.9    12.9    154    14.3    13.2    108 
 White Mill               8700   19.7    10.3    191    14.4    11.6    124 
 Wolverine                7650    8.2     5.0    164    10.7     6.4    167 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  159                    131 
 

WIND RIVER

 Burroughs Creek          8750    7.6      -M       *    9.2      -M       *
 Castle Creek             8400    4.6      -M       *    5.9      -M       *
 Cold Springs             9630    5.4     3.2    169     6.0     5.1    118 
 Deer Park                9700    6.0     6.6     91     7.6     9.4     81 
 Hobbs Park              10100   10.1     6.7    151     8.6     6.4    134 
 Kirwin                   9550   11.3     4.4    257    10.0     5.8    172 
 Little Warm              9370    9.4     4.6    204     9.5     6.3    151 
 Owl Creek                8975    2.5     2.6     96     4.2     2.9    145 
 South Pass               9040    5.9     6.8     87     4.7     8.6     55 
 St. Lawrence Alt         8620    2.2     3.2     69     5.5     4.4    125 
 Togwotee Pass            9580   16.5    11.3    146    16.6    11.9    139 
 Townsend Creek           8700    4.2     4.2    100     5.3     5.9     90 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  137                    117 
 

BIGHORN BASIN

 Bald Mtn.                9380   10.1     8.8    115     6.7     8.1     83 
 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    3.9     2.6    150     5.0     4.3    116 
 Bone Springs Div         9350    8.2     7.4    111     6.3     7.3     86 
 Grave Springs            8550    3.0     3.5     86     2.8     5.2     54 
 Kirwin                   9550   11.3     4.4    257    10.0     5.8    172 
 Marquette                8760    3.6      -M       *    6.6      -M       *
 Middle Powder            7760    4.3     5.0     86     3.2     6.1     52 
 Owl Creek                8975    2.5     2.6     96     4.2     2.9    145 
 Powder River Pass        9480    7.5     4.9    153     6.4     6.1    105 
 Shell Creek              9580   10.4     7.3    142     7.2     6.7    107 
 Timber Creek             7950    2.1     2.2     95     1.8     3.9     46 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  130                     95 
 

SHOSHONE RIVER

 Blackwater               9780   19.2    10.7    179    16.7    10.2    164 
 Evening Star             9200   20.3    11.9    171    21.4    13.6    157 
 Marquette                8760    3.6      -M       *    6.6      -M       *
 Sylvan Road              7120    6.5     5.7    114    10.9     9.3    117 
 Younts Peak              8350     -M     7.1       *     -M     8.0       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  163                    148 
 

POWDER RIVER

 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    3.9     2.6    150     5.0     4.3    116 
 Cloud Peak Reservoir     9860    7.2     6.4    112     7.0     6.4    109 
 Grave Springs            8550    3.0     3.5     86     2.8     5.2     54 
 Hansen Sawmill           8360    3.4     3.1    110     4.7     4.1    115 
 Middle Powder            7760    4.3     5.0     86     3.2     6.1     52 
 Powder River Pass        9480    7.5     4.9    153     6.4     6.1    105 
 Soldier Park             8720    2.4      -M       *    5.1      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  115                     90 
 

TONGUE RIVER

 Big Goose                7990    3.1     3.8     82     3.8     5.4     70 
 Bone Springs Div         9350    8.2     7.4    111     6.3     7.3     86 
 Burgess Junction         7880    3.9     4.8     81     3.7     6.0     62 
 Dome Lake                8880    5.4     5.6     96     5.2     6.8     76 
 Little Goose             8870    3.9      -M       *    5.8      -M       *
 Sucker Creek             8880    4.4     5.3     83      -M     6.8       *
 Tie Creek                6870    1.5     2.2     68     4.4     5.7     77 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   91                     75 
 

BELLE FOURCHE

 Cole Canyon              5910    2.2     2.3     96     4.3     4.7     91 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   96                     91 
 

CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 Blind Park               6890    3.1     3.3     94     5.2     6.1     85 
 North Rapid Creek        6130    3.6     3.2    112     3.8     5.1     75 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  103                     80 
 

UPPER N. PLATTE

 Arapaho Ridge           10960    8.5     9.8     87     8.6    11.1     77 
 Blackhall Mtn            9820   11.1      -M       *   11.6      -M       *
 Columbine                9160    4.7     9.0     52      -M    11.8       *
 Divide Peak              8880    5.5     8.8     62     9.1    10.6     86 
 Joe Wright              10120    6.6     9.6     69    13.3    12.3    108 
 Laprele Creek            8375    2.4     4.0     60     3.9     6.0     65 
 Med Bow                 10500   17.0      -M       *   14.6      -M       *
 North French Creek      10130   11.8    12.0     98    12.5    12.4    101 
 Never Summer            10280    7.8     9.0     87     6.8      -M       *
 Old Battle              10000    9.7    13.0     75     9.3    16.8     55 
 Rawah                    9020    4.7     4.7    100     7.7     7.6    101 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850    3.7     6.1     61     5.4     7.8     69 
 Sand Lake               10050   11.9    12.2     98    10.1    11.5     88 
 South Brush Creek        8440    4.5     5.0     90     6.2     7.3     85 
 Tower                   10500   12.2    18.9     65    13.5    18.8     72 
 Webber Springs           9250    6.8     9.9     69     9.1    12.8     71 
 Willow Creek Pass        9540    6.5     5.6    116     6.9     6.6    105 
 Zirkel                   9340    7.7    10.5     73    12.8    14.1     91 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   78                     82 
 

SWEETWATER

 Deer Park                9700    6.0     6.6     91     7.6     9.4     81 
 Larsen Creek             9000    2.7     5.1     53     5.5      -M       *
 South Pass               9040    5.9     6.8     87     4.7     8.6     55 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   79                     68 
 

LOWER N. PLATTE

 Casper Mtn.              7900    4.0     6.0     67     3.5     7.5     47 
 Laprele Creek            8375    2.4     4.0     60     3.9     6.0     65 
 Reno Hill                8400    4.8     5.9     81     5.9     7.2     82 
 Windy Peak               7900    2.1     3.1     68     3.7     5.2     71 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   70                     66 
 

LARAMIE RIVER

 Brooklyn Lake           10240    9.9     8.1    122    11.1     9.5    117 
 Cinnabar Park            9574   10.3     9.4    110    12.8    11.9    108 
 Crow Creek               8330    1.0     4.6     22     5.9     5.6    105 
 Deadman Hill            10220    9.8     7.3    134     9.9     7.9    125 
 Rawah                    9020    4.7     4.7    100     7.7     7.6    101 
 Roach                    9700    6.7     7.0     96     9.1     9.1    100 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  103                    109 
 

S. PLATTE

 Black Mountain           8920    4.5      -M       *    7.0      -M       *
 Crow Creek               8330    1.0     4.6     22     5.9     5.6    105 
 Deadman Hill            10220    9.8     7.3    134     9.9     7.9    125 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   91                    117 
 

LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 Battle Mountain          7440    1.6     4.4     36     3.6     7.2     50 
 Divide Peak              8880    5.5     8.8     62     9.1    10.6     86 
 Elk River                8700    5.2     7.1     73     7.3     9.3     78 
 Little Snake River       8915    6.4     9.3     69    11.4    15.2     75 
 Old Battle              10000    9.7    13.0     75     9.3    16.8     55 
 Sage Creek Basin         7850    3.7     6.1     61     5.4     7.8     69 
 Sandstone RS             8150    3.0     4.7     64     3.5     8.8     40 
 Whiskey Park             8950    7.1     9.8     72    10.3    12.5     82 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   67                     68 
 

UPPER GREEN RIVER

 Big Sandy Opening        9080    6.0     6.2     97     6.3     6.5     97 
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   14.2     9.4    151     8.8     9.6     92 
 East Rim Divide          7930    4.4     4.5     98     5.3     5.7     93 
 Elkhart Park G.S.        9400    5.9     5.8    102     6.0     6.6     91 
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750    8.2     6.3    130     7.6     6.3    121 
 Gunsight Pass            9820    7.9     6.3    125     8.4     6.7    125 
 Kendall R.S.             7740    6.9     5.0    138     7.8     6.8    115 
 Loomis Park              8240    7.1     6.8    104     7.8     8.4     93 
 New Fork Lake            8340    5.7     4.7    121     5.1     5.3     96 
 Pocket Creek             9360    5.0      -M       *    4.2      -M       *
 Snider Basin             8060    4.5     5.4     83     6.7     6.8     99 
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   10.3    10.4     99    10.6    11.2     95 
 Triple Peak              8500   11.0     8.6    128    13.1    11.4    115 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  116                    102 
 

LOWER GREEN RIVER

 Blacks Fork Jct          8869    2.9      -M       *    4.4      -M       *
 Buck Pasture             9632    5.1      -M       *    6.2      -M       *
 EF Blacks Fork GS        9360    2.8      -M       *    3.6      -M       *
 Hams Fork                7840    3.2     4.7     68     4.2     5.4     78 
 Hewinta                  9500    3.1     3.9     79     5.2     6.6     79 
 Hickerson Park           9122    2.9     2.9    100     2.3     5.0     46 
 Hole-in-Rock             9168    2.3     3.0     77     3.0     4.7     64 
 Indian Creek             9425    8.6    10.1     85     6.5    10.2     64 
 Kelley R.S.              8180    4.8     6.3     76     6.1     8.7     70 
 Spirit Lk               10235    3.2      -M       *    3.8      -M       *
 Steel Creek Park        10158    6.4     6.3    102     6.4     7.7     83 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   84                     70 
 

UPPER BEAR RIVER

 Bear River RS            8777    3.3      -M       *    4.8      -M       *
 Bug Lake                 7987    5.4     6.4     84     7.8     9.3     84 
 Burts Miller Ranch       8000    1.8      -M       *    3.0      -M       *
 Chalk Creek #1           9171    6.1     9.9     62     7.2    11.9     61 
 Hayden Fork              9130    5.3     6.1     87     7.0     9.9     71 
 Kelley R.S.              8180    4.8     6.3     76     6.1     8.7     70 
 Lily Lake                9133    4.7     5.3     89     5.3     8.2     65 
 Monte Cristo             8932    8.9    10.3     86     9.1    12.2     75 
 Salt River Summit        7640    3.5     5.0     70     5.5     7.8     71 
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   78                     71 

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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.