The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Sun Valley Resort, ID. It’s in effect from 5:00pm Today – 11:00am Wednesday morning. Moderate snowfall and substantial winds are forecasted to impact the area throughout this time.
- Up To 14″ of Snow Today – Wednesday Morning
Sun Valley Resort is currently holding a 28″ base up top and 25″ at the base, so this storm should add to their solid coverage.
Snow levels are expected to hover around 2,500ft throughout the storm.
The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average temperatures and above average precipitation in Idaho.
Additional Storm Info:
Sun Valley: Up To 14″ of Snow Today – Wednesday Morning
* Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, with localized amounts up to 14 inches, are expected. - NOAA Pocatello, ID
Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Pocatello ID 251 AM MST Tue Dec 11 2018 ...Moderate to Strong Winter Storm Arrives this Evening... .A winter storm moving in from the Pacific Northwest during the evening hours tonight will spread light to moderate snow throughout central and eastern Idaho. Behind the cold front portion of the storm, which passes through early in the morning on Wednesday, strong winds will develop in all but the most wind- sheltered locations. This will cause low visibility in blowing snow and heavy drifting of snow, which could easily impede efforts to keep snow clear from roads. The winds and snow will continue through Wednesday early evening, then subside for a quiet Thursday. Frank Church Wilderness-Sawtooth/Stanley Basin-Sun Valley Region- Including the cities of Clayton, Stanley, Ketchum, Sun Valley, and Galena ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 AM MST WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, with localized amounts up to 14 inches, are expected. * WHERE...Sawtooth Basin, Galena Summit, Stanley, Sun Valley, Ketchum. * WHEN...From 5 PM Tuesday to 11 AM MST Wednesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Areas of blowing and drifting snow will be possible, especially at higher elevations. West and northwest wind of 30 to 40 mph with higher gusts are possible on ridges.