Upper Snake Highlands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:36 AM MDT Sep. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM MDT this
evening...

* impacts... travel and outdoor recreation are expected to be
hazardous in the back country and through mountain passes. Now
is the time to prepare your emergency supply travel kit.

* Timing... heaviest snow is expected across the central Idaho
mountains this morning and across the Wyoming border region this
afternoon.

* Snow accumulations... 2 to 6 inches of additional snow, highest
accumulations above 8500 feet.

* Confidence... moderate to high in snow impacts; moderate
regarding the timing of when the snow will end and location of
heaviest amounts.

* Locations... above 6500 ft of the upper snake Highlands,
including Monida Pass. Above 6500 ft in The Sawtooth
mountains, big and little Wood River region, Lost
River/pahsimeroi including Galena Summit and Willow Creek
Summit with heaviest snow falling above 8500 ft.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... a Winter Weather Advisory
for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving.