Spring Has Arrived, Snowpack Largely Above Normal
April 12, 2023
As we enter spring and the typical snowpack peak season, the water supply outlook is currently good across most of Montana. That can be attributed to consistent and mostly above-normal precipitation this water year. “March precipitation continued the trend of exceptional moisture received this year on the east side of the Continental Divide,” said Eric Larson, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Water Supply Specialist. East of the divide, March precipitation ranged from about 100% of normal in the Bighorn Mountains to nearly 170% of normal in the Jefferson River basin. T...
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