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Snow Survey

New Mexico NRCS 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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Interactive SNOTEL Charts **NEW**

Chart of the Snow Water Equivalent - Rio Grande Basin

Snow Survey Data, Products, and Reports

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Current Water Year |  Historic Data  |  30-Year Averages

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Streamflow forecasts, reservoir storage, surface water supply index

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Data site locations, description, etc...


Drought Monitoring

Additional Snow Survey Information


Richard Strait
State Soil Scientist
100 Sun Avenue N.E., Suite 602
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone:  (505) 761-4433