Winter Weather Advisories and Warnings in place for the weekend

Winter Weather Advisories and Warnings in place for the weekend

Winter Weather Advisories and Warnings in place for the weekend

This is a risky storm! With wind chills, it'll feel around 5 to 10 degrees below zero.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the entire area for this evening and tonight. Snow will develop into eastern Iowa by late morning and continue to spread over the rest of the area through the afternoon before ending this evening. The advisory will begin today at 2 p.m. EST and is scheduled to expire by 4 a.m. EST Saturday.

Areas impacted most will be: Butte, Georgetown Lake, Garrison to Avon, MacDonald Pass and Homestake Pass. Total ice accumulation expected is only a light glaze. Greatest snow impacts should be along and North of I-90. Two to five-inches of snow are expected with heaviest snowfall generally in the vicinity and south of Interstate-80.

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A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties.

Localized gusty winds will produce blowing and drifting snow and reduced visibility along with bitterly cold wind chills down to or lower than -15°.

The weather impact will be for the northern and southern Clearwater mountains, and the Bitteroot/Sapphire mountains. Saturday will see another high in the mid-20s.

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