Summary: Two storms will produce heavy mountain snow and gusty winds with some lower elevation rain in California. This system ejects into the Central U.S. with widespread heavy snow and gusty winds extending from the California mountains to the North and Central Plains.
- For the Winter Weather Advisory, snow expected. Total snow accumulations
of 3 to 6 inches
- Expect slippery and snow covered roads
- High Wind Warning - West winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 70 mph expected
- Winter Storm Warning - Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 8 inches above 5500 feet
- Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Expect difficult driving conditions.
- Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches
- 5 to 10 inches above 7000 feet west of Highway 89
- Sustained winds of 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph
- Gusts of 50 to 90 mph for exposed areas along the Sierra crest
- Hazardous driving conditions for high profile vehicles
- Plan on slippery road conditions
- Rain and melting snow will contribute to rises on creeks and streams in north Idaho
- Rock slides, minor field flooding, and mudslides in steep terrain may also be possible
- Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected
- Strongest values in the mountains and wind prone locations
- Winds this strong can reduce visibilities and make driving difficult for high profile vehicles
- Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 5 inches
- Winter Weather Advisory - Wet snow and freezing drizzle. Additional snow accumulations up to one inch at lower elevations, and up to 3 inches in the mountains. Ice accumulations around a light glaze. Plan on slick roads.
- Winter Storm Warning - Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations between 5 and
8 inches. Roads, and especially bridges and overpasses, will likely become slick and hazardous. Travel could be very difficult. Where: Beartooth Foothills and Red Lodge Foothills
- Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 10 inches
- Higher elevation expected to receive 12- 18 inches of snow
- Ice accumulations of a light glaze
- Winds gusting as high as 40 mph
- Mountain travel will be very difficult or impossible due to icy, snow packed roads and low visibilities in falling and blowing snow
- Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches with locally higher amounts
- Winds gusting as high as 50 mph
- Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility
- Southwest winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
Additional Flood Advisories continue to scatter across the following: Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, and New York.