Southern Clearwater Mountains
Winter Weather Advisory:
Issued at: 2:28 PM MDT on October 20, 2014, expires at: 5:00 AM PDT on October 22, 2014
- ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 5 am Tuesday to 5 am PDT Wednesday above 5000 feet for...Dixie... The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow above 5000 feet... which is in effect from 5 am Tuesday to 5 am PDT Wednesday.
- Impacts/timing: rain in the Clearwater and Bitterroot Mountains will start falling in the morning and transition to snow in the afternoon. Expect dense wet snow causing slushy conditions and poor visibility at times. Accumulation on passes is likely during the heaviest snowfall in the afternoon. An inch or more of dense snow is possible over Lolo Pass.
- Snow accumulations: around an inch of slushy wet snow on paved roads with 2 inches or more on back roads above 6... 000 feet. 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.