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APRIL 2015 UPDATE! Please note our public FTP site has moved to a new server. If you have previously bookmarked any pages, graphs, and charts that are posted on FTP you will have to re-create those links and bookmarks. If you wish to browse our FTP links the main link is at the bottom of this page just above the state maps.

Idaho Snow Survey Program

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

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Nov. 12, 2015: Water Year 2016 Outlook, Agency Updates and New Research Discussion.
We will be hosting a 2016 Idaho water supply outlook and technical discussion. The morning session will provide an update on current climate conditions, weather outlooks, and updates by different agencies. The afternoon session will include discussions on new snow research, monitoring and water use. There will be an opportunity to interact with decision makers and providers of information to provide your input. This meeting is co-hosted by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Idaho Department of Water Resources, Idaho Power, US Army Corps of Engineers and PNW Climate Impacts Research Consortium. . Click here to open the agenda and register on-line

Snow Survey Data, Products, and Reports

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Snow & Precipitation
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SNOTEL Data and Products National Web Site
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Water Supply
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Winter Recreation

Snow depth reports and graphs, wind data, ski area reports, etc...

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Site Information

Data site locations, maps, descriptions, etc...

Additional Snow Survey Information

Current Snowpack and Precipitation Conditions

Current Idaho Snowpack Map

Current Idaho Water Year Precipitation Map