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Snowpack Down But Water Content Normal

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Snowpack averages, which had been hovering near normal in the river basins of Northwest Wyoming has been steadily declining as snowstorms have been few and far between in the past weeks.  Currently, the Natural Resources Conservation Service reports the actual snow level in the Snake River Basin has fallen to 88% of the 30-year average.  At the same time, the moisture content in that snow is still 100% of average.  To the East, the Wind River Basin which includes Togwotee Pass is reporting 91% of normal snowpack with a water content of 100% as well.  However, the county’s destination ski areas all report they continue to have some of the best snow depths in the Intermountain West.

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