Upper Snake Highlands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 2:28 PM MDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Snow and slushy driving conditions on mountain passes Monday
and Tuesday...

Rain and snow will develop across southeast Idaho Monday and
Tuesday. Snow levels will lower to around 6500 feet elevation
Monday morning and 6000 feet Tuesday morning. Accumulation of 2 to
4 inches is expected on mountain passes over the next two days.
Some of this will melt or turn to slush during the afternoon hours
with temperatures around 40 degrees. The best time for snow to
remain on Road surfaces will be overnight. Difficult driving
conditions are expected on Galena Summit, Banner Summit, Willow
Creek Pass, and most of the passes along the Idaho and Wyoming
border. Be prepared for winter like driving conditions and perhaps
avoiding some of the higher elevation passes if possible.




228 PM MDT sun Apr 23 2017

... Snow and slushy driving conditions on mountain passes Monday
and Tuesday...

Rain and snow will develop across southeast Idaho Monday and
Tuesday. Snow levels will lower to around 6500 feet elevation
Monday morning and 6000 feet Tuesday morning. Accumulation of 2 to
4 inches is expected on mountain passes over the next two days.
Some of this will melt or turn to slush during the afternoon hours
with temperatures around 40 degrees. The best time for snow to
remain on Road surfaces will be overnight. Difficult driving
conditions are expected on Galena Summit, Banner Summit, Willow
Creek Pass, and most of the passes along the Idaho and Wyoming
border. Be prepared for winter like driving conditions and perhaps
avoiding some of the higher elevation passes if possible.