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Healthy April 1 Snowpack Results in Near to Slightly Above Average Streamflow Forecasts

 

April 15, 2020

BOZEMAN – On April 1, many low- and mid-elevation mountain snowpack monitoring locations are typically approaching their seasonal peak snowpack for the year, giving hydrologists good insight into what snowpack will yield with regards to water supply during spring and summer.

"The news is as good as we get closer to runoff season this year, aside from one small lower elevation range west of Flathead Lake, most mountain ranges in Montana have a snowpack that is near to above normal for this date, even though March snow totals were below normal in some regions," said Lucas Zukiewicz, USDA...



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