Orofino/Grangeville Region Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 9:27 AM PDT Mar. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until 11 am PDT Sunday
above 3000 feet...

* what... snow occurring. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches
for valleys above 3000 feet, with 7 to 12 inches in the higher
terrain, are expected through Sunday morning. Roads will
periodically become snow covered this morning with the heavier
showers, and will melt between showers this afternoon. Snow
rates are expected to intensify again this evening and
overnight. Elevations below 3000 feet, may see light
accumulations up to 2 inches overnight tonight. Road conditions
are expected to greatly improve by mid morning on Sunday,
especially for elevations down to around 3000 feet.

* Where... Highway 11 Pierce to Headquarters, Pierce, Camas
Prairie, Grangeville and vicinity, White Bird grade, Dixie, Elk
City, and Highway 12 Lowell to Lolo Pass.

* When... until 11 am PDT Sunday.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions. Be
prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.