Montana Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting Program

Author: Federal
Media Type: Website
Water Monitoring Keywords: Monitoring Planning, Data Management and Databases
Watershed 101 Keywords: Water Quantity, Climate Change
Water Resource Type: Snow / Ice
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Specific Agency Author: Natural Resources and Conservation Services (NRCS)

The Montana NRCS Snow Survey Program provides mountain snowpack and precipitation information via the SNOwpack TELemetry (SNOTEL) network in order to issue streamflow forecasts for Montana and Wyoming. Common applications of snow survey products include water supply management, flood control, climate modeling, recreation, and conservation planning.