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Snow Survey

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 & Water Supply Information:

February 20, 2019 Streamflow Forecast Update

February 1, 2019 Water Supply Outlook Report

February 1, 2019 Streamflow Forecast Table

Today's Snow & Precipitation Update Reports

February's series of cold, snow storms have caused many precipitation gages in the eastern Sierra to be plugged with snow. Data are being estimated as staffing allows. Precipitation data should be considered provisional.

Snow Survey Data

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

Water Supply Information

  • Outlook Reports:  
  • Streamflow Forecasts
  • Reservoir Data
  • Streamflow Data
  • Water Supply Presentations

Snow Survey Products


Climate and Drought Information

Data Query Tools


Other Resources:

Contact Nevada Snow Survey

NRCS Nevada / Eastern Sierra Snow Measurement Schedule