Wind River Basin Snow Water Equivalent dropped five points last week to 78 percent of normal

(Casper, Wyo.) – The cooler weather of the past week has resulted in the Wyoming Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) median to remain at 82 percent of normal, the Natural Resources Conservation Service reported on Monday. The sixteenth Monday morning Snow Report for the 2012-2013 snow season also reported that the SWE for the  Wind River Basin was at 78 percent of the median, a drop of five points from last week and well below the 104 percent of median at this time one year ago.

Across Wyoming on this date in 2012,  the state median was 105 percent with a low of 76 percent and a high of 129 percent of median. This year the state median is 82% with a low of 63 and a high of 95 percent of median.

The state’s northwest corner and the Big Horn Mountains were the only reporting areas over 90 percent of the median.

The map below may differ slightly from the table depending upon how many stations were reporting at the time or date.

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