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February 4, 2013 Greater Yellowstone, State of Wyoming No Comments
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Small accumulations of snow several days last week helped maintain the snowpack in northwestern Wyoming, if not at 100% of average, at least within 10% of the norm.  The Snake River Basin checked in Friday at 94% of average snowpack, but 98% of the average water content.  The Yellowstone Basin which includes Two Ocean Plateau reported 99% of average for both snowpack and water content, and Togwotee Pass within the Wind River Basin had 91% for the average of both water content and snowpack. The National Weather Service predicts the next week or two will be dry in Northwestern Wyoming with slightly above normal temperatures – which is not good news for the area’s snowpack.

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