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Term: Snowmelt flood Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Significant flood rise in a river caused by the melting of snowpack accumulated during the winter.  WMOHydrology 

A substantial rise in stream or river discharge caused by snowmelt runoff.  AMSglossary 

Flooding caused primarily by the melting of snow.  NOAAHydrology 

In hydrologic terms, flooding caused primarily by the melting of snow.  NOAA-NWS 

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