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Nevada Snow Survey Program

Nevada Snow Survey Program

The NRCS Snow Survey Program provides mountain snowpack data and streamflow forecasts for the western United States. Applications of snow survey products include water supply management, flood control, climate modeling, recreation, and conservation planning.

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Latest Snow and Water Supply Information:

June 1, 2015 - Streamflow forecasts and a Water Supply Update are online

May 1, 2015 Water Supply Outlook Report is online

News release - Emergency Conservation Assistance Available in 14 Counties in Nevada

(RENO, NV), May 5, 2015 -- USDA Nevada Farm Service Agency Executive Director, Clint Koble announced that 14 counties are approved to accept applications for the Emergency Conservation Program... (read more)

Today's Nevada Snow and Precipitation Update Reports:

Snow Survey Data

  • Interactive Map: (zoom, click site for data)
    SNOTEL | Snow Course | SCAN
  • Site Pages:
  • Current and Historic Data Reports
  • 30 Year Normals
  • Metadata: Location  |  Site Photos

Water Supply Information

  • Outlook Reports:  
  • Streamflow Forecasts:  
  • Streamflow Forecast Maps: NV  |  West US
  • Daily Streamflow Forecasts - NEW!
  • Monthly Reservoir Report  (select reservoir)
  • USGS Current Conditions: Stream | Reservoir
  • Water Supply Presentations

SNOTEL Products


Climate and Drought Information

Data Query Tools


Other Snow Survey Programs:

Contact Nevada Snow Survey

2015 NRCS Nevada-California Snow Measurement Schedule

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