Upper Snake Highlands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:32 PM MST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to
6 am MST Sunday above 6500 feet...

* what... snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery Road
conditions. In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected.
Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches, with localized
amounts up to 10 inches, are expected. Elevations below 6500
feet should expect 1 to 5 inches of snow.

* Where... upper snake Highlands, Caribou Highlands and Wasatch
mountains/Idaho portion counties.

* When... from midnight tonight to 6 am MST Sunday.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 30 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, especially over
mountain passes. Cold wind chills as low as 15 below zero will
cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest Road
conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.