A winter storm warning will be in effect for East Central Idaho and areas of Montana starting tonight. Snow amounts are forecasted to be as much as 12 – 15″ at elevation.
…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
* WHAT…Heavy wet snow expected. For elevations 5000 feet and higher: total snow accumulations of up to 8 inches possible. Locally higher amounts of 12 to 15 inches possible in the highest terrain (above roughly 6500 feet). For elevations below 5000 feet: snow accumulations of up to two inches with isolated higher amounts.
* WHERE…Butte, Georgetown Lake, Highway 12 Garrison to Elliston, Homestake Pass, and MacDonald Pass.
* WHEN…From 9 PM this evening to noon MDT Wednesday.
* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. Backcountry conditions will be dangerous. Downed trees and power lines possible.
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.