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Despite this week’s snowfall in northwestern Wyoming, snowpack in the region is still lagging slightly behind in some basins and is running about average in others.  According to the Natural Resources Conservation Service, snowpack in the Snake River Basin is89% of the 30-year average and about 101% further north.  Water content is slightly above average.  The county’s ski areas, meanwhile are reporting good snowpack with 158 inches of total snowfall at Grand Targhee, 163 inches at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and 35 inches on Snow King.  The National Weather Service says an additional one to three inches of snow is anticipated in this corner of the state today.

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