Southern Clearwater Mountains
... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 PM MDT /5 PM PDT/
this evening to 9 am MDT /8 am PDT/ Tuesday above 5000 feet...
The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow above 5000 feet... which is in effect
from 6 PM MDT /5 PM PDT/ this evening to 9 am MDT /8 am PDT/
* Impacts/timing: light to moderate snow will continue through mid
morning Tuesday. As temperatures cool this evening... snow will
be accumulating on the surface of the roads above 5000 feet
creating difficult driving conditions over the mountain passes.
* Snow accumulations: 3 to 6 inches by Tuesday morning over the
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...
The Flood Watch continues for
* a portion of north central Idaho... including the following
counties... Clearwater and Idaho.
* Through late tonight
* light rain will continue into this evening... but then gradually
show signs of tapering off overnight. Temperatures are expected
to cool overnight with a mix of rain and snow possible by early
Tuesday morning down to around 3000 feet.
* Small streams and creeks throughout the area will remain high
tonight before starting a downward trend by Tuesday morning as
cooling temperatures and decreasing precipitation end the
progressive snow melt.
* Small streams and creeks throughout Clearwater and Idaho County will
remain high tonight before starting a downward trend by Tuesday
morning as cooling temperatures and decreasing precipitation end
the progressive snow melt.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.
... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Missoula and Butte Mt...
a record rainfall of 0.37 inches was set at Missoula Mt today. This
ties the old record of 0.37 set in 1997.
In addition... a record rainfall of 0.34 inches was set at Butte Mt
today. This breaks the old record of 0.2 set in 1909.