Definition of snowpack
: a seasonal accumulation of slow-melting packed snow
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Warm temperatures and accelerated snowpack melting in Idaho’s mountains caused officials to increase the amount of water let out of Lucky Peak.
A limit of 500 permits per day are available between April 1 and May 14, when the landscape is protected by snowpack.
Like the individual snowflakes that add up to the snowpack that gives the Colorado River its force, seemingly small shifts can feed a flood of change.
High temperatures, little precipitation, and historically low snowpack have left the state with dwindling water reserves.
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