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Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Big and Little Wood River Region; Sawtooth Mountains

NWS Pocatello (Southeastern Idaho)

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM MST THURSDAY...

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS AND MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY, MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT. MOUNTAIN PASSES MAY BECOME EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO TRAVEL.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 9 INCHES, UP TO 14 INCHES POSSIBLE NEAR MOUNTAIN TOPS.

* CONFIDENCE...HIGH CONFIDENCE ON TIMING AND SNOWFALL AMOUNTS.

* LOCATIONS...STANLEY, CLAYTON, HAILEY, KETCHUM, BELLEVUE, GALENA SUMMIT.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Boise Mountains; Owyhee Mountains; Upper Treasure Valley

NWS Boise (Southwestern Idaho and Eastern Oregon)

...UPDATED FOR FREEZING RAIN IN SOUTHEAST OREGON THIS MORNING... ...SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER TO RETURN LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY... .A PACIFIC STORM WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND ICE TO SOUTHEASTERN OREGON AND SOUTHWESTERN IDAHO LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. THE STORM WILL ALSO BRING MUCH WARMER AIR AND RAISE THE SNOW LEVEL TO 4000 TO 5000 FEET MSL OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WIND-SHELTERED VALLEYS...AND PART OF THE LOWER TREASURE VALLEY...WILL REMAIN COLD ENOUGH FOR FREEZING RAIN AND UP TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION. SNOW WILL CHANGE TO RAIN AT SOME LOWER ELEVATIONS AND...ALONG WITH A LITTLE SNOWMELT...WILL RESULT IN MORE WATER AND ICE ON THE FREEZING COLD GROUND. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EARLY THIS MORNING TO 11 AM MST THURSDAY...

* SNOW AMOUNTS...HIGHLY VARIABLE. 2 TO 5 INCHES IN ADA COUNTY BEFORE MIXING WITH OR CHANGING TO FREEZING RAIN AND/OR RAIN. ELMORE COUNTY WILL SEE 3 TO 7 INCHES...ALSO POSSIBLY MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN AND/OR RAIN AT TIMES.

* SNOW LEVELS...VALLEY FLOORS...RISING TO 3500 FEET MSL WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN AND/OR RAIN AT TIMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL HAZARD DUE TO SNOW AND THEN SIGNIFICANT SLUSH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Camas Prairie; Southern Twin Falls County; Southwest Highlands

NWS Boise (Southwestern Idaho and Eastern Oregon)

...UPDATED FOR FREEZING RAIN IN SOUTHEAST OREGON THIS MORNING... ...SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER TO RETURN LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY... .A PACIFIC STORM WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND ICE TO SOUTHEASTERN OREGON AND SOUTHWESTERN IDAHO LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. THE STORM WILL ALSO BRING MUCH WARMER AIR AND RAISE THE SNOW LEVEL TO 4000 TO 5000 FEET MSL OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WIND-SHELTERED VALLEYS...AND PART OF THE LOWER TREASURE VALLEY...WILL REMAIN COLD ENOUGH FOR FREEZING RAIN AND UP TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION. SNOW WILL CHANGE TO RAIN AT SOME LOWER ELEVATIONS AND...ALONG WITH A LITTLE SNOWMELT...WILL RESULT IN MORE WATER AND ICE ON THE FREEZING COLD GROUND. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST THURSDAY...

* SNOW AMOUNTS...2 TO 6 INCHES AT LOWER ELEVATIONS AND UP TO A FOOT IN THE MOUNTAINS. MAY MIX WITH RAIN AT TIMES BELOW 4500 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS...RISING TO 4500 FEET WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT...THEN LOWERING TO VALLEY FLOORS THURSDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY MORNING THEN CHANGE TO RAIN BELOW 4500 FEET MSL LATE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE CHANGING BACK TO SNOW THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL HAZARD DUE TO SNOW-COVERED ROADS.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL PRIMARILY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Eastern Magic Valley; South Central Highlands

NWS Pocatello (Southeastern Idaho)

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MST THURSDAY...

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS AND MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY, MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT. FREEZING RAIN IS POSSIBLE ALONG I-84 WEDNESDAY EVENING WHICH MAY CREATE EXTREMELY SLICK ROADS.

* TIMING...ALL SNOW WILL ARRIVE IN THE SHOSHONE AND RICHFIELD AREAS LATE THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN ALONG AND SOUTH OF I-84 THIS EVENING BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO HEAVY SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 7 INCHES WITH UP TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE NEAR SHOSHONE AND RICHFIELD.

* CONFIDENCE...HIGH CONFIDENCE ON TIMING...MODERATE CONFIDENCE ON AMOUNTS ESPECIALLY ALONG I 84 BECAUSE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF RAIN.

* LOCATIONS...BURLEY, RUPERT, HEYBURN, MALAD CITY, OAKLEY, ROCKLAND, SHOSHONE, RICHFIELD, CAREY, AND SWEETZER SUMMIT.

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW OR ICE IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Lower Treasure Valley; Upper Weiser River; West Central Mountains

NWS Boise (Southwestern Idaho and Eastern Oregon)

...UPDATED FOR FREEZING RAIN IN SOUTHEAST OREGON THIS MORNING... ...SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER TO RETURN LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY... .A PACIFIC STORM WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND ICE TO SOUTHEASTERN OREGON AND SOUTHWESTERN IDAHO LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. THE STORM WILL ALSO BRING MUCH WARMER AIR AND RAISE THE SNOW LEVEL TO 4000 TO 5000 FEET MSL OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WIND-SHELTERED VALLEYS...AND PART OF THE LOWER TREASURE VALLEY...WILL REMAIN COLD ENOUGH FOR FREEZING RAIN AND UP TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION. SNOW WILL CHANGE TO RAIN AT SOME LOWER ELEVATIONS AND...ALONG WITH A LITTLE SNOWMELT...WILL RESULT IN MORE WATER AND ICE ON THE FREEZING COLD GROUND. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM MST /4 AM PST/ EARLY THIS MORNING TO 11 AM MST /10 AM PST/ THURSDAY...

* SNOW AMOUNTS...8 TO 15 INCHES AT LOWER ELEVATIONS AND 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE MOUNTAINS. AMOUNTS WILL BE LESS IN PORTIONS OF BAKER COUNTY AND MALHUER COUNTY WHERE FREEZING RAIN WILL ACCUMULATE UP TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE THIS MORNING.

* SNOW LEVELS...VALLEY FLOORS THROUGH MUCH OF THE STORM...EXCEPT RISING TO 4500 FEET MSL WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...GENERALLY SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF FROM THE WEST LATE THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL HAZARD DUE TO ICE AND SNOW-COVERED ROADS. ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET MAY HAVE BLOWING SNOW.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS THAT SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD... AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Western Magic Valley

NWS Boise (Southwestern Idaho and Eastern Oregon)

...UPDATED FOR FREEZING RAIN IN SOUTHEAST OREGON THIS MORNING... ...SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER TO RETURN LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY... .A PACIFIC STORM WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND ICE TO SOUTHEASTERN OREGON AND SOUTHWESTERN IDAHO LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. THE STORM WILL ALSO BRING MUCH WARMER AIR AND RAISE THE SNOW LEVEL TO 4000 TO 5000 FEET MSL OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WIND-SHELTERED VALLEYS...AND PART OF THE LOWER TREASURE VALLEY...WILL REMAIN COLD ENOUGH FOR FREEZING RAIN AND UP TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION. SNOW WILL CHANGE TO RAIN AT SOME LOWER ELEVATIONS AND...ALONG WITH A LITTLE SNOWMELT...WILL RESULT IN MORE WATER AND ICE ON THE FREEZING COLD GROUND. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST THURSDAY...

* SNOW AMOUNTS...6 TO 8 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVELS...3000 TO 4000 FEET.

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH...EXPECT NORTHEAST 15 TO 30 MPH NEAR JEROME.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY MORNING...THEN POSSIBLY MIX WITH RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY BELOW 4000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL HAZARD DUE TO SNOW-COVERED ROADS.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS THAT SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD... AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.


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