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Idaho, Southwest Highlands

Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 2:00 PM PST on January 16, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on January 19, 2017


... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Tuesday evening through
Thursday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Winter Storm
Watch... which is in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday
afternoon.

* Snow amounts... 6 to 10 inches in lower elevations with 1 to 2
feet in the mountains... except around a foot in northern Malheur
County.

* Snow levels... valley floors through much of the storm... except
in the southern two-thirds of Harney County... where snow levels
will generally be 5000 to 6000 feet Wednesday... falling to 4000
feet Thursday.

* Winds... generally southeast 5 to 15 mph.

* Timing... snow will begin Tuesday night and then end taper off
rapidly as it ends from west to east Thursday afternoon.

* Impacts... travel due to snow-covered roads. Elevations above
4000 feet may see blowing snow at times... especially on ridges.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Record Report
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Record Report
Connecticut - Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Air Quality Alert , Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Kansas - Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Record Report
Maine - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory
Mississippi - Record Report
Montana - Wind Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada - Special Statement
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Freezing Rain Advisory
New Mexico - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
New York - Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
North Carolina - Special Statement , Record Report
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory, Air Stagnation Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Ice Storm Warning , Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Freezing Rain Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Dense Fog Advisory
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning, Winter Storm Warning , Air Stagnation Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report

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