Winter Storm Warning Issued For Sun Valley, ID | 10-17″ of Snow Above 7500ft

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
PINK= Winter Storm Warning. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Sun Valley Ski Resort in Idaho. The storm is expected to last from Saturday Morning – Sunday Morning.

10-17″ of snow is expected to fall above 7500ft.

7 day snowfall totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Cold enough temperatures will be present to allow for snow even in the lower valleys of the Sun Valley area.

Storm expectations. Image: NOAA Pocatello, ID
Storm totals. Image: NOAA Pocatello, ID

Sun Valley: 10-17″ of Snow Over 7500ft

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total accumulation of 10 to 17 inches
  is expected above 7500 feet with 4 to 9 inches possible in the
  lower valleys.
- NOAA Pocatello, ID
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

Sun Valley Winter Storm Warning:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
115 PM MST Fri Mar 3 2017

Sawtooth Mountains-Big and Little Wood River Region-
Including the cities of Stanley, Clayton, Hailey, Ketchum,
and Bellevue

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM SATURDAY TO 5 AM MST
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow, which is in effect from 2 AM
Saturday to 5 AM MST Sunday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer
in effect.

* IMPACTS...Moderate to heavy snow will likely cause hazardous
  travel over mountain passes, including Galena Summit and Banner
  Summit.

* TIMING...Snow, heavy at times will begin about 2 AM MST Saturday
  morning and continue through 5 AM MST Sunday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total accumulation of 10 to 17 inches
  is expected above 7500 feet with 4 to 9 inches possible in the
  lower valleys.

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