The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Idaho. It’s in effect through Wednesday morning. High elevation snowfall is expected to impact the area. As a result, travel will be difficult on Mountain Passes.
“A low pressure system will move through Idaho today and tomorrow and will bring some high-elevation snowfall. Use caution if you plan on traveling, especially through mountain passes.”
– NOAA Pocatello, ID Today
The forecast is calling for 2-5″ of snow for areas above 6,000ft and less than 2″ of snow for areas below 6,000ft.
Additional Storm Info:
Idaho: 2-5″ of Snow Above 6,000ft Through Wednesday Morning
* Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches above 6000 feet, with less than 2 inches below 6000 feet. - NOAA Great Falls, MT Today
The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average temperatures and below average precipitation in Idaho.
ID Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Great Falls MT 413 AM MDT Tue Oct 9 2018 ...SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AND ADJACENT AREAS TODAY AND TONIGHT POTENTIALLY IMPACTING TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAINS PASSES... Beaverhead-Jefferson- Including the following locations: Big Hole Pass, Wisdom, Chief Joseph Pass, Monida Pass, Boulder Hill, Elk Park Pass, and Homestake Pass ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT WEDNESDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET... * WHAT...Snow. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches above 6000 feet, with less than 2 inches below 6000 feet. * WHERE...Beaverhead and Jefferson. * WHEN...Until 9 AM MDT Wednesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could become difficult over mountain passes, primarily this evening through early Wednesday morning.