Orofino/Grangeville Region Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 11:01 AM PST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 PM this evening to 4 PM
PST Saturday...

* what... snow and blowing snow expected. Gusty south and southwest
winds develop overnight, with blowing snow and near whiteout
conditions in the Camas Prairie particularly from Grangeville to
Cottonwood and Highway 162 Saturday morning. Elsewhere, winds
are anticipated to be lighter and not a major impact but falling
snow will still lead to difficult travel. Total snow
accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, are expected.

* Where... Camas Prairie, Highway 95, Highway 13, Grangeville and
vicinity, Orofino, and Greer grade.

* When... from 7 PM this evening to 4 PM PST Saturday.

* Additional details... plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
prepared for significant reductions in visibility and drifting
snow.

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.