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December 27, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming No Comments
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Snowfall over the past several days has helped boost the measurements at sites in northwestern Wyoming significantly above average for this time of year.  The Natural Resource Conservation Service reports snow in the Snake River and the Yellowstone Basins has piled up to be 114% of the 30-year average, and more importantly,the water content in that snow is 122% of normal in the Snake River Basin and 117% of normal in the Yellowstone Basin.  Snow depth on Togwotee Pass is now 110% of normal.  Other nearby sites are also posting above-average snowfall.  However, snow accumulations in most other areas of the state are still below average.  At the ski areas, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is reporting a seasonal snowfall of 190 inches, Grand Targhee is reporting a total of 181 inches, and Snow King Mountain reports 34 inches.

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