TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- Water experts say despite the late arrival of Idaho snowstorms, snowpack levels are measuring close to normal.

U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service water supply specialist Ron Abramovich told The Times-News ( ) that while snowpack levels aren't as high as they were last year, the state's water supply is in good shape.

The conservation service measures snowpack levels to get an idea of how much water will be available in the state's rivers, streams and reservoirs during the summer and fall.

The Upper Snake Basin currently has about 93 percent of its average snowpack for this time of year. The Salmon Falls Basin is at 95 percent of average. The Big Wood Basin has 89 percent of its normal snowpack, and the Little Wood Basin is at 91 percent.


Information from: The Times-News,

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