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Old 08-22-2018, 10:56 AM
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Originally Posted by donbrown View Post
I called NOAA a few years back to ask about the accuracy.

Back then it was accurate to the square mile about 640 acres or 27.8 million square feet or 5280 feet x2

Typically low snow levels under a foot are over estimated and levels under estimated at deeper levels because a computer averages the depth for a given area plus using SNOTEL stations to help in the calculation.

Primary mission for this service is to let a hydrologist determine water content of a given area to relay info to farmers and Army Corp of Engineers , FEMA, cities aquaducts , dams , hydroelectric , reseviors etc.

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