(Casper, Wyo.) – Snowpack in the Wind River Basin drainage continues to lead last year during this same week, according to the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Casper.
Although snow pack, and snow water equivalencies, are dropping around the state due to the lack of any major storm system in the past week, the state remains at 122 percent of median, compared with 84 percent one year ago.
The Wind River Basin slipped from 119 percent of median last week to 113 percent this week. One year ago this same week, the snowpack was at 101 percent of median.
Every water basin the state is in the positive at the moment, led by Northeast Wyoming where the snowpack is running from 153 to 236 percent of median for this time of year.
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