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Some days are so clear it seems you can touch the mountains! Setting up a new streamgage on the Gros Ventre River above Upper Slide Lake, October 18, 2017.

Many rivers require cableways to measure high flows. Recently our streamgagers learned how to inspect the cableway and ensure that it is safe (Yellowstone River at Billings, Montana, March 9, 2018).


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USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.

There is a USGS Water Science Center office in each State. Washington Oregon California Idaho Nevada Montana Wyoming Utah Colorado Arizona New Mexico North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma Texas Minnesota Iowa Missouri Arkansas Louisiana Wisconsin Illinois Mississippi Michigan Indiana Ohio Kentucky Tennessee Alabama Pennsylvania West Virginia Georgia Florida Caribbean Alaska Hawaii New York Vermont New Hampshire Maine Massachusetts South Carolina North Carolina Rhode Island Virginia Connecticut New Jersey Maryland-Delaware-D.C.

Wyoming and Montana DroughtWatch

The USGS monitors drought conditions at more than 300 streamgages across Wyoming and Montana. Find links to maps, tables, and charts that summarize current drought conditions.


Montana DroughtWatch

Map of drought and low-flow conditions

Find out more about the Montana DroughtWatch


Wyoming DroughtWatch

Map of drought and low-flow conditions

Find out more about the Wyoming DroughtWatch


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