Northern Panhandle Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 9:01 AM PST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM PST this
evening...

* what... snow and areas of blowing snow expected. Cold wind chill
of 0f in the valleys and bitterly cold wind chills of -15 to
-30f in the mountains. Additional snow accumulation up to 2
inches.

* Where... Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry, Priest River, Eastport, and
schweitzer Mountain Road.

* When... through 6 PM PST today.

* Additional details... snow and areas of blowing snow as well as
bitterly cold wind chills will make for very difficult to
impossible travel conditions and dangerous conditions for being
outside for prolonged periods. Winds will gust up to 40 mph in
the Sandpoint area with stronger gusts in the mountains.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest Road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.