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Drought Conditions Diminish

February 25, 2014 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming No Comments
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Weekend snowstorms have helped improve the snow storage in Northwest Wyoming’s river basins.  According to the Natural Resource Conservation Service, the Snake River Basin surrounding Jackson Hole now has a snowpack of 110% of the 30-year average and a water content of 130%.  Farther east, the Wind River Basin now has 114% of the average for actual snow and 128% of the average snow-water content.  Still, the NRCS classifies this area as remaining in moderate drought conditions while basins in the eastern half of the state are experiencing normal or slightly above normal conditions. More snow is forecast through the day today, and again over the weekend.

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