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After all of that snow over the weekend, snowpack in the Snake River Basin is still not quite up to the 30-year average.  According to the Natural Resources Conservation Service, actual snowpack in the basin is now at 99%.  Still, that’s up from last week’s 88%.  Water content of the snow in the basin is currently estimated at112% of normal.  The Wind River Basin, which includes the eastern Togwotee Pass area is now at 102% of normal with a water content of 116%.  Around the valley, the National Weather Service reports measurements from the storm of  29 inches at Granite Creek, 28 inches just southwest of Wilson, 24 inches at Grassy Lake, about 22 inches near Teton Village, 19 inches at Togwotee Mountain Lodge and 8 to 10 inches in the town of Jackson.

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