NOAA: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Sun Valley Resort, ID | Up To 14″ of Snow Today – Wednesday Morning

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PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

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.

Sun Valley:

  • 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.

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

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:

Extended forecast for Sun Valley, ID. Image: NOAA

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
A beautiful shot of Sun Valley on 11/29. Image: Sun Valley Resort, ID

Winter Weather Advisory:

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

Frank Church Wilderness-Sawtooth/Stanley Basin-Sun Valley Region-
Including the cities of Clayton, Stanley, Ketchum, Sun Valley,
and Galena


* 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,

* 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.
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

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