Snowpack continues to fluctuate statewide; Increase reported locally

County 10 Photo - March 2021

The latest snowpack/snow water equivalent (SWE) numbers were released on March 29th by the Wyoming Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

The latest report showed that both the Wind River and Sweetwater Basins in Fremont County have increased their medians to 92% and 77% respectively.

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Statewide, the median rose to 98% from 97% last week. This time last year, it was 110%.

The following table shows the percent of the median for March 29th, the 2 previous weeks, 2020 and 2019 for Wyoming basins.

The map may differ slightly from the table depending upon how many stations were reporting at the time. This report and a map displaying basin SWE percentages of the median for the state may be found here.

For information on the use of median vs. average, click here.

Mountain areas across Wyoming are expected to see light to moderate snow amounts during the upcoming week (7-day precipitation totals map below).

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