JAN2014

Most of Wyoming can expect low potential for springtime snowmelt flooding, NOAA reports

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Mountain snowpack and associated snow water equivalents (SWEs) across Wyoming were generally above average by the middle of January, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s James Fahey reports. SWEs at the peak snowmelt runoff elevations (8,000’ – 9.500’) were the highest across northeastern Wyoming at 120 to 145 percent of median; while across southwestern Wyoming, SWEs were 85 to 95 percent of median at the peak snowmelt runoff elevations.