Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Benewah (IDC009) Idaho Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Winter Weather Advisory Winter Weather Advisory - Benewah (Idaho)


Updated:Fri, 15-Dec-2017 3:23am PST
Effective:Fri, 15-Dec-2017 1:00pm PST
Expires:Sat, 16-Dec-2017 4:00am PST
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Central Panhandle Mountains; Idaho Palouse
 
Instructions: A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Message summary: ...snow southeast washington and the southern idaho panhandle today...
.a return of some moisture will bring snow to the idaho panhandle and southeast washington beginning friday afternoon and continuing into friday night. Persistent temperatures at or near freezing will allow snow to stick evening during the afternoon hours with roads becoming slick and snow covered. Hazardous travel is expected through the silver valley and along highway 95.
...winter weather advisory remains in effect from 1 pm this afternoon to 4 am pst saturday...
* what...snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the evening commute. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected.
* where...moscow, plummer, potlatch, genesee, kellogg, pinehurst, osburn, wallace, mullan, fourth of july pass, dobson pass, and lookout pass.
* when...1 pm today to 4 am saturday.
* additional details...be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.
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Air Stagnation Advisory Air Stagnation Advisory - Benewah (Idaho)


Updated:Thu, 14-Dec-2017 10:18am PST
Effective:Thu, 14-Dec-2017 10:18am PST
Expires:Fri, 15-Dec-2017 10:00am PST
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Benewah; Bonner; Boundary; Clearwater; Idaho; Kootenai; Latah; Lewis; Nez Perce; Shoshone
 
Instructions: An air stagnation advisory indicates that due to limited movement of an air mass across the advisory area. Pollution may increase to unhealthy levels. Persons with respiratory illness should follow their physicians advice for dealing with high levels of air pollution.

Message summary: ...air stagnation advisory continues through friday morning...
A frontal system arrives friday afternoon. Until then, a strong temperature inversion will remain over washington and idaho. Winds will also be weak heightening the potential for the build up of air pollution.
...air stagnation advisory remains in effect until 10 am pst /11 am mst/ friday...
* air quality...regional air quality sensors range from good to moderate. However, light winds and a strong inversion will increase the potential for the build up of air pollution and deteriorating air quality.
* impacts...persons with respiratory issues should follow the advice of their physician on how to deal with poor air quality. Outdoor burning may be limited, so please consult with your local burn agencies for updated burn restrictions.
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