The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By TASHA GIBBY
Natural Resources Conservation Service 

Snowpack Conditions Ideal After Two Months of Consistent Precipitation

 

January 11, 2023



A late October winter storm brought widespread precipitation to many SNOTEL stations in Montana. That snow was within one to two weeks of the typical snowpack onset and earlier than the fall of 2021, which was nearly a month late in some locations due to an unseasonably warm and dry fall.

“Other good news is that November and December brought cool and wet weather, above-normal precipitation, and snowfall across most of Montana. The result was a good start to the snowpack accumulation season and currently, all major rivers basins have an above normal snowpack,” said Eric Larson, USDA Nat...



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