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Current Conditions Maps

Maps below are published by the NRCS National Water and Climate Center and other monitoring organizations on a daily/hourly basis. Automated products update throughout the day, and may have some lag time. 

Current Snowpack Conditions (Snow Water Equivalent from SNOTEL sites ONLY - Percentage of 1981-2010 Normal)

...What is Snow Water Equivalent?

 

 

SNOTEL Mountain Precipitation (Water Year to Date - Percentage of 1981-2010 Normal)


 

 

SNOTEL Mountain Precipitation (CURRENT Month to Date - Percentage of 1981-2010 Normal)

 

Prism Monthly Precipitation Maps - (Percentage of 1981-Normal Monthly Precipitation: Last Full Month)

 

Prism Air Temperature Maps - (Daily Average Air Temperature: Monthly Departure from Normal - Last Full Month)

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Stream Flows (USGS Daily Streamflow Conditions - Previous Day)

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Soil Moisture (VIC Modeled Soil Moisture - University of Washington)

 

National Drought Monitor (Montana) - (Updated every Wednesday)

 

Palmer Drought Severity Index (Montana) - (The Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) uses readily available temperature and precipitation data to estimate relative dryness. Last Complete Month)