State snowpack holding, now at 132 percent of median; Winds at 115 percent
(Casper, Wyo.) – The Natural Resources Conservation Service reported today that the state’s snow water equivalents (SWE) fell a little in the last week, but still stand at 132 percent of median. Last year at this time the state was at 104 percent.
The Wind River Basin fell five points to 115 percent of the median, compared with 100 percent of normal at this week last year. The Sweetwater River Basin is at 81 percent of normal, compared with 93 percent one year ago.
The Upper Green River Basin has the state’s highest snow water, at 163 percent of average, up from 86 percent one year ago.
“Rain is forecast for the next few days so we might hold this level for another week,” said NRCS Hydrologist Lee Hackleman in Casper.
The map above may differ slightly from the table depending on the stations reporting & date. The statewide report is below: