ID WFO BOISE Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO BOISE Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Saturday, February 24, 2018

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WINTER STORM WARNING

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE…RESENT

National Weather Service Boise ID

348 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult

travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches,

with 5 to 10 inches above 6000 feet, are expected.

* WHERE…Owyhee Mountains.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will

cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe

winter weather conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep

an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an

emergency. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling

5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST /1 PM

PST/ THIS AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions and areas of poor visibility. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 6 inches in the West Central mountains

below 6000 feet, with 6 to 12 inches above 6000 feet; 2 to 4

inches in the Upper Weiser River Basin; 1 to 3 inches in Harney

County, with 6 to 10 inches on Steens mountain; 1 to 3 inches in

the Baker County valleys, with 5 to 10 inches in the mountains;

1 to 3 inches in the Lower Treasure Valley; 1 to 3 inches in the

southern portion of the Upper Treasure Valley (south of I-84),

with 2 to 5 inches along and north of I-84 in the Upper Treasure

Valley.

* WHERE…Portions of northeast and southeast Oregon and

southwest and west central Idaho.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM MST /1 PM PST/ this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph will cause areas

of blowing and drifting snow, mainly in higher terrain and on

south and west-facing slopes.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST /1 PM

PST/ THIS AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions and areas of poor visibility. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 6 inches in the West Central mountains

below 6000 feet, with 6 to 12 inches above 6000 feet; 2 to 4

inches in the Upper Weiser River Basin; 1 to 3 inches in Harney

County, with 6 to 10 inches on Steens mountain; 1 to 3 inches in

the Baker County valleys, with 5 to 10 inches in the mountains;

1 to 3 inches in the Lower Treasure Valley; 1 to 3 inches in the

southern portion of the Upper Treasure Valley (south of I-84),

with 2 to 5 inches along and north of I-84 in the Upper Treasure

Valley.

* WHERE…Portions of northeast and southeast Oregon and

southwest and west central Idaho.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM MST /1 PM PST/ this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph will cause areas

of blowing and drifting snow, mainly in higher terrain and on

south and west-facing slopes.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST /1 PM

PST/ THIS AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions and areas of poor visibility. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 6 inches in the West Central mountains

below 6000 feet, with 6 to 12 inches above 6000 feet; 2 to 4

inches in the Upper Weiser River Basin; 1 to 3 inches in Harney

County, with 6 to 10 inches on Steens mountain; 1 to 3 inches in

the Baker County valleys, with 5 to 10 inches in the mountains;

1 to 3 inches in the Lower Treasure Valley; 1 to 3 inches in the

southern portion of the Upper Treasure Valley (south of I-84),

with 2 to 5 inches along and north of I-84 in the Upper Treasure

Valley.

* WHERE…Portions of northeast and southeast Oregon and

southwest and west central Idaho.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM MST /1 PM PST/ this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph will cause areas

of blowing and drifting snow, mainly in higher terrain and on

south and west-facing slopes.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST /1 PM

PST/ THIS AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions and areas of poor visibility. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 6 inches in the West Central mountains

below 6000 feet, with 6 to 12 inches above 6000 feet; 2 to 4

inches in the Upper Weiser River Basin; 1 to 3 inches in Harney

County, with 6 to 10 inches on Steens mountain; 1 to 3 inches in

the Baker County valleys, with 5 to 10 inches in the mountains;

1 to 3 inches in the Lower Treasure Valley; 1 to 3 inches in the

southern portion of the Upper Treasure Valley (south of I-84),

with 2 to 5 inches along and north of I-84 in the Upper Treasure

Valley.

* WHERE…Portions of northeast and southeast Oregon and

southwest and west central Idaho.

* WHEN…Until 2 PM MST /1 PM PST/ this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph will cause areas

of blowing and drifting snow, mainly in higher terrain and on

south and west-facing slopes.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions and areas of poor visibility. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 6 inches in the Boise mountains below 6000

feet, with 6 to 12 inches above 6000 feet; 2 to 4 inches, with

local amounts up to 7 inches above 5500 feet in the Southwest

Highlands of Idaho.

* WHERE…Boise Mountains and Southwest Highlands zones.

* WHEN…Until 8 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause

areas of blowing and drifting snow, particularly on south and

west-facing slopes.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON

TO 8 PM MST THIS EVENING…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions and areas of poor visibility. Total snow

accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, except 2 to 5 inches over the

mountains, are expected.

* WHERE…Western Magic Valley and Southern Twin Falls County

zones.

* WHEN…From 2 PM this afternoon to 8 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will

cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions and areas of poor visibility. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 6 inches in the Boise mountains below 6000

feet, with 6 to 12 inches above 6000 feet; 2 to 4 inches, with

local amounts up to 7 inches above 5500 feet in the Southwest

Highlands of Idaho.

* WHERE…Boise Mountains and Southwest Highlands zones.

* WHEN…Until 8 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause

areas of blowing and drifting snow, particularly on south and

west-facing slopes.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON

TO 8 PM MST THIS EVENING…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions and areas of poor visibility. Total snow

accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, except 2 to 5 inches over the

mountains, are expected.

* WHERE…Western Magic Valley and Southern Twin Falls County

zones.

* WHEN…From 2 PM this afternoon to 8 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will

cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

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.

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