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Project Data

 

  

Project # 447

 

Since this project is a power and flood control project, there are no project data for the Hungry Horse Project.

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Project Water Supply
Project Water Quality

 

   

 

Project Water Supply

Current Conditions

Reservoir Storage

Flathead River Basin Storage and Discharge



Streamflow

South Fork Flathead River near Columbia Falls, Montana (USGS)
Flathead River near Columbia Falls, Montana (USGS)
Streamflow Forecast Map

Spring and Summer (NRCS)
Snowpack Information

Columbia River Snowpack Summary
Drought Index

Palmer Drought Index Map

 


Historic Conditions

Annual Precipitation
Normal34.48 in
Maximum - 196441.67 in
Minimum - 198726.98 in
Hungry Horse, Montana 1961-1990 

 

Temperature
Mean Annual42.9 F
Daily Maximum - 07/19/1960102 F
Daily Minimum - 01/30/1950-40 F
Hungry Horse, Montana 1948-1996 

 

South Fork Flathead River
Drainage area above Hungry Horse Dam1,633 sq mi
Annual discharge: 
Maximum - 19744,008,706 acre-ft
Minimum - 1953764,333 acre-ft
Average - 1911-19962,521,051 acre-ft

 

Flathead River
Drainage area above Hungry Horse Dam4,464 sq mi
Annual discharge: 
Maximum - 197410,436,778 acre-ft
Minimum - 19443,654,862 acre-ft
Average - 1929-19966,948,620 acre-ft

 

 

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Project Water Quality

South Fork Flathead

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Facilities in Operation
Storage Facilities
Power Facilities

 

   

 

Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams1
Powerplants1
Transmission Lines4.2 mi
Substations1

 

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Storage Facilities

Hungry Horse Dam

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Power Facilities

 

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Last updated: Jan 03, 2013