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Severe Weather Alerts

Idaho

Winter Weather Advisory (Moderate)

Orofino/Grangeville Region

* WHAT...Blowing snow and then snow expected. Blowing and drifting
snow on the Camas Prairie today with new snow starting Thursday
morning. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches.

* WHERE...Camas Prairie, Grangeville and vicinity, and Greer
Grade.

* WHEN...Until 5 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Start Time
11/30/2022 10:48 AM
End Time
12/1/2022 11:00 AM

Lewis and Southern Nez Perce Counties

* WHAT...Snow. Snow accumulations between 2 and 4 inches.

* WHERE...Craigmont, Nezperce, Winchester, Kamiah, and Soldiers
Meadow Road.

* WHEN...Until 4 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Motorists should be prepared for winter driving
conditions Wednesday through Thursday night as well as localized
blowing and drifting snow.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Precipitation will increase overnight with
snow mainly above 2000 feet elevation impacting US-95 and several
secondary roads above 2000 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

Start Time
11/30/2022 9:54 PM
End Time
12/1/2022 6:00 AM

Lower Hells Canyon/Salmon River Region

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches
in the lower elevations and 5 to 10 inches in the higher terrain.

* WHERE...Lower Hells Canyon/Salmon River Region.

* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 5 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Start Time
11/30/2022 10:48 AM
End Time
12/1/2022 11:00 AM

Northern Panhandle

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations between 2 and 4 inches.

* WHERE...Deer Park, Orin-Rice Road, Priest River, Chewelah,
Springdale-Hunters Road, Northport, Sandpoint, Athol, Colville,
Flowery Trail Road, Bonners Ferry, Schweitzer Mountain Road,
Newport, Kettle Falls, and Eastport.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the Thursday morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

Start Time
11/30/2022 9:54 PM
End Time
12/1/2022 6:00 AM

Coeur d'Alene Area

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations up to one inch.

* WHERE...Post Falls, Coeur d'Alene, Worley, and Hayden.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the Thursday morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

Start Time
11/30/2022 9:54 PM
End Time
12/1/2022 6:00 AM

Winter Storm Warning (Severe)

Northern Clearwater Mountains; Southern Clearwater Mountains

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 20
inches.

* WHERE...Elk River, Highway 11 Pierce to Headquarters, Pierce,
Dixie, Elk City, and Highway 12 Lowell to Lolo Pass.

* WHEN...Until 5 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Patchy
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Start Time
11/30/2022 10:48 AM
End Time
12/1/2022 11:00 AM

Central Panhandle Mountains

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations between 2 and 4
inches in the valleys and 4 to 8 inches in the mountains. Winds
gusting as high as 40 mph along exposed ridgetops.

* WHERE...Fernwood, Kellogg, Lookout Pass, Dobson Pass, Osburn,
Mullan, Wallace, St. Maries, Fourth Of July Pass, and Pinehurst.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Motorists should be prepared for winter driving
conditions Thursday as well as localized blowing and drifting
snow. Motorists should check road conditions before attempting to
cross Lookout Pass on Wednesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Persons should delay all travel if possible. If travel is absolutely
necessary, drive with extreme caution and be prepared for sudden
changes in visibility. Leave plenty of room between you and the
motorist ahead of you, and allow extra time to reach your
destination. Avoid sudden braking or acceleration, and be especially
cautious on hills or when making turns. Make sure your car is
winterized and in good working order.

Start Time
11/30/2022 9:54 PM
End Time
12/1/2022 6:00 AM

Idaho Palouse

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations between 1 and 3
inches.

* WHERE...Potlatch, Genesee, Plummer, and Moscow.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Motorists should be prepared for winter driving
conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Start Time
11/30/2022 9:54 PM
End Time
12/1/2022 6:00 AM

Avalanche Advisory

Adams, ID; Idaho, ID; Valley, ID

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER.

THE PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER IN MCCALL IDAHO HAS
ISSUED A SPECIAL AVALANCHE BULLETIN FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

* WHAT...THE AVALANCHE DANGER FOR THE PAYETTE ADVISORY AREA WILL
RISE TODAY AND REMAIN A CONCERN THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY.

* WHERE...THE PAYETTE AVALANCHE ADVISORY AREA, OR WEST CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS OF IDAHO.

* WHEN...IN EFFECT FROM TUE 10:18 MST TO SAT 10:18 MST.

* IMPACTS...FORECASTED HEAVY SNOW THROUGH FRIDAY COMBINED WITH
GUSTY WIND UPWARDS OF 40 MPH WILL LIKELY CREATE WIDESPREAD AREAS
OF UNSTABLE SNOW ON SLOPES STEEPER THAN 30 DEGREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

VERY DANGEROUS AVALANCHE
CONDITIONS WILL FORM AS MORE SNOW FALLS ON OUR CURRENT WEAK
SNOWPACK. TRAVEL ON AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.
AVALANCHES MAY RUN LONG DISTANCES AND CAN RUN INTO MATURE
FORESTS, VALLEY FLOORS, OR FLAT TERRAIN.

CONSULT HTTPS://PAYETTEAVALANCHE.ORG/ OR WWW.AVALANCHE,ORG FOR
MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.

SIMILAR AVALANCHE DANGER MAY EXIST AT LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE
COVERAGE AREA OF THIS OR ANY AVALANCHE CENTER.

Start Time
11/29/2022 10:15 AM
End Time
12/3/2022 9:30 AM

Avalanche Watch

Bonner, ID; Boundary, ID; Kootenai, ID; Shoshone, ID

The Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center in Sandpoint has issued a
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WATCH for the following areas:
Bonner...Boundary...Kootenai...and Shoshone Counties in north
Idaho.

* WHAT...Significant snowfall and wind may create dangerous
avalanche conditions this afternoon through Thursday. New slabs
will form and stress the existing weak layers in our mountain
snowpack.

* WHERE...Mountainous terrain above 5,000 feet in elevation within
the Idaho Panhandle and Kootenai National Forest.

* WHEN...In effect from now until Thursday at 7:00 AM PST.

* IMPACTS...Recent heavy snow combined with wind will likely
create widespread areas of unstable snow. Traveling in steep
and open terrain at upper elevations should be avoided by
backcountry recreationists.

* PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Very dangerous avalanche
conditions.Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended.
Avalanches may run long distances and can run into mature
forests, valley floors, or flat terrain.

Consult http://www.idahopanhandleavalanche.org/ or www.avalanche.org for more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the coverage area of this or any avalanche center.

Start Time
11/30/2022 10:25 AM
End Time
12/1/2022 7:00 AM

Montana

Winter Storm Warning (Severe)

Kootenai/Cabinet Region

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 7 to
13 inches.

* WHERE...Highway 2 Kalispell to Libby, Highway 37 Eureka to
Libby, Highway 56 Bull Lake Road, and Highway 93 Eureka to
Whitefish.

* WHEN...Until 11 AM MST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Areas
of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Start Time
11/30/2022 10:48 AM
End Time
12/1/2022 10:00 AM

Avalanche Watch

Lincoln, MT; Mineral, MT; Sanders, MT

The following message is transmitted at the request of Idaho Panhandle
Avalanche Center Sandpoint ID.

...AVALANCHE WATCH ISSUED BY THE IDAHO PANHANDLE AVALANCHE CENTER...

10:33 PST Wed Nov 30 2022
The Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center in Sandpoint has issued a BACKCOUNTRY
AVALANCHE WATCH for the following areas:

NWS Missoula MT -
MT 053 (Lincoln County)...MT 061 (Mineral County)...MTC 089 (Sanders County)

NWS Spokane WA -
ID 017 (Bonner County)...ID 021 (Boundary County)...ID 055 (Kootenai
County)...ID 079 (Shoshone County)

* WHAT...Significant snowfall and wind may create dangerous avalanche
conditions this afternoon through Thursday. New slabs will form and stress
the existing weak layers in our mountain snowpack.

* WHERE...Mountainous terrain above 5,000 feet in elevation within the Idaho
Panhandle and Kootenai National Forest.

* WHEN...In effect from Wed 10:33 PST to Thu 07:00 PST.

* IMPACTS...Recent heavy snow combined with wind will likely create
widespread areas of unstable snow. Travelling in steep and open terrain at
upper elevations should be avoided by backcountry recreationists.

* PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Very dangerous avalanche
conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. Avalanches may
run long distances and can run into mature forests, valley floors, or flat
terrain.

Consult http://www.idahopanhandleavalanche.org/ or www.avalanche.org for
more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the coverage area of
this or any avalanche center.

Start Time
11/30/2022 10:18 AM
End Time
12/1/2022 7:00 AM

Washington

Winter Weather Advisory (Moderate)

Okanogan Highlands

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations up to two inches.

* WHERE...Republic, Boulder Creek Road, Wauconda, Inchelium, Highway
20 Wauconda Summit, Chesaw Road, and Sherman Pass.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow showers will be isolated to scattered in
nature with quick bursts of snow up to one inch per hour.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

Start Time
11/30/2022 9:54 PM
End Time
12/1/2022 6:00 AM

Okanogan Valley; Waterville Plateau

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations 1 to 3 inches.
Blowing and drifting snow Thursday morning.

* WHERE...Oroville, Waterville, Nespelem, Okanogan, Brewster,
Mansfield, Badger Mountain Road, Omak, Bridgeport, and Disautel
Pass.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the Thursday morning commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Light snow will return overnight into
Thursday morning. As snow tapers off Thursday morning, northerly
winds will increase resulting in blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

Start Time
11/30/2022 9:54 PM
End Time
12/1/2022 6:00 AM

Northeast Mountains

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations between 2 and 4 inches.

* WHERE...Deer Park, Orin-Rice Road, Priest River, Chewelah,
Springdale-Hunters Road, Northport, Sandpoint, Athol, Colville,
Flowery Trail Road, Bonners Ferry, Schweitzer Mountain Road,
Newport, Kettle Falls, and Eastport.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the Thursday morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

Start Time
11/30/2022 9:54 PM
End Time
12/1/2022 6:00 AM

Winter Storm Warning (Severe)

Northeast Blue Mountains

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations between 1 and 3
inches.

* WHERE...Cloverland Road, Anatone, Mountain Road, and Peola.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Motorists should be prepared for winter driving
conditions Thursday as well as localized blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Start Time
11/30/2022 9:54 PM
End Time
12/1/2022 6:00 AM

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