Wyoming – NRCS

Report #32                               Monday Morning Snow Report                           June 2nd, 2014

This is the 32nd Monday Snow Report for the 2014 Water Year.  Last year at this time the state median rose to 78% with a low of 0% and a high of 208% of median.  This year the state median rose to 192% with a low of 7% and a high of 431% of median.  See the table and map below for more information.  The map may differ slightly from the table depending on the stations reporting & date.

For those of you with INTERNET access, this report and map showing SWE percentages for the state can be found at: http://www.wrds.uwyo.edu/wrds/nrcs/nrcs.html.   Median info at:  http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/normals/median_average.htm

SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT (SWE) AS PERCENT OF MEDIAN - The following table shows the percent of median for 3 recent dates, and then the percent of median a year ago along with its preceding week in the last 2 columns.  SWE percent of medians are for Wyoming basins.   The median is based on reporting SNOTEL sites in a basin, and does not include manually measured snow courses.  Medians are computed using the period 1981 through 2010.

DRAINAGE BASIN

6/2/2014

5/27/2014

5/19/2014

6/2/2013

5/27/2013

 

SNAKE RIVER

139

149

160

55

48

 

MADISON

112

118

146

43

40

 

YELLOWSTONE

150

145

157

60

53

 

WIND RIVER

104

126

148

39

35

 

BIGHORN BASIN

168

181

174

83

46

 

SHOSHONE RIVER

148

139

149

61

46

 

POWDER

372

297

198

208

83

 

TONGUE

296

282

192

79

41

 

BELLE FOURCHE

*

*

*

*

*

 

CHEYENNE

*

*

*

*

*

 

UPPER N. PLATTE

159

170

151

85

75

 

SWEETWATER

50

97

117

0

13

 

LOWER N. PLATTE

*

4367*

328*

0

0

 

LARAMIE

431

236

173

75

65

 

S. PLATTE

256

186

167

113

91

 

LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

154

141

136

65

54

 

UPPER GREEN

257

258

205

67

51

 

LOWER GREEN

93

133

143

34

53

 

UPPER BEAR

7

80

126

6

22

 

Weighted State Average

192

182

164

78

54

 

red = down                   blue = up                    green = same       * data is suspect

 

For more information, contact:   Lee Hackleman or Ken Von Buettner (307) 233-6744, 6743

NRCS Snow Surveys    100 East B St., Room 3124     Casper, WY 82601