Wyoming Snowpack Surges In Last Week
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s statewide snowpack surged in the past week.
The National Resources Conservation Service in Casper reported Monday that the amount of water in Wyoming’s overall snowpack jumped to 110 percent of average last week.
That is up from the previous week’s 95 percent of average.
The Powder-Tongue river drainage in northern Wyoming had the highest average in the state at 141 percent this past week, followed by the Upper Yellowstone at 125 percent.
This season’s snowfall water equivalent is slightly ahead of last year at this time, when it was 101 percent over average.