Snowpack median hits 98% across the Cowboy State

As of April 26th, snowpack/snow water equivalent (SWE) has continued to see a steady increase in the Wind River and Sweetwater basins, according to the Wyoming Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

The current statewide SWE is 98% of the median; down from 125% at this time last year. Powder Basin has the highest at 129% and the lowest is 73% at Upper Bear.

Below is the snowpack list of Wyoming basins compared to previous weeks and last year.


The map (featured image) 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.

Light snow amounts across all mountain areas are expected early this week. The forecast precipitation totals map is shared below.

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