Southwest Highlands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 8:37 AM MST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 11 PM MST this

* snow amounts... 2 to 5 inches with local amounts up to 6
inches. Heaviest snow will be in the owyhees and in eastern
Owyhee County.

* Snow levels... valley floors.

* Winds... westerly at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph lasting
into this evening.

* Timing... through late this evening.

* Impacts... travel will become difficult especially along
Highway 51.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and
blowing snow. Use caution when traveling... especially in open