Upper Treasure Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 4:49 AM MST Jan. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 5 am to 5 PM MST
Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Winter Weather
Advisory for snow... which is in effect from 5 am to 5 PM MST
Wednesday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Snow amounts... 1 to 3 inches before changing to freezing rain
and then rain.

* Snow levels... valley floors... rising to 5500 feet msl Wednesday
afternoon.

* Winds... southeast 5 to 15 mph.

* Timing... snow will begin late tonight and continuing through
Wednesday morning. Snow will then change briefly to freezing
rain and then plain rain Wednesday afternoon.

* Impacts... travel hazard due to snow and then significant slush.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.