Weather Alerts for Big Lost Highlands/Copper Basin

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
BIG LOST HIGHLANDS/COPPER BASIN

Areas Affected:
Frank Church Wilderness - Sawtooth/Stanley Basin - Sun Valley Region - Big Lost Highlands/Copper Basin
Effective: Mon, 2/26 3:05am Updated: Mon, 2/26 2:29pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 2/26 5:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
* WHAT...Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 9 inches
below 7000 feet and 9 to 18 inches above 7000 feet. Winds
gusting as high as 60 mph, especially in the mountains.

* WHERE...Frank Church Wilderness, Sawtooth/Stanley Basin, Sun
Valley Region, and Big Lost Highlands/Copper Basin.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM MST this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Areas of blowing and
drifting snow could significantly reduce visibility.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow squalls will be possible Monday
afternoon and evening with heavy bands of snow leading to near
whiteout to whiteout conditions at times.

Information:
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1 or by
visiting 511.idaho.gov.

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
BIG LOST HIGHLANDS/COPPER BASIN

Areas Affected:
Shoshone/Lava Beds - Lower Snake River Plain - Eastern Magic Valley - Southern Hills/Albion Mountains - Raft River Region - Marsh and Arbon Highlands
Effective: Mon, 2/26 2:45am Updated: Mon, 2/26 2:29pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 2/26 5:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
* WHAT...Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph
expected. Locally higher gusts are possible.

* WHERE...Shoshone/Lava Beds, Lower Snake River Plain, Eastern
Magic Valley, Southern Hills/Albion Mountains, Raft River
Region, and Marsh/Arbon Highlands.

* WHEN...Until 11 PM MST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles. Unsecured objects may be blown
around.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow squalls will be possible Monday
afternoon and evening with heavy bands of snow leading to near
whiteout to whiteout conditions at times.

Information:
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
BIG LOST HIGHLANDS/COPPER BASIN

Areas Affected:
Arco/Mud Lake Desert - Upper Snake River Plain - Beaverhead/Lemhi Highlands - Lost River Valleys - Challis/Pahsimeroi Valleys
Effective: Mon, 2/26 2:45am Updated: Mon, 2/26 2:29pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 2/26 5:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
* WHAT...Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.
Locally higher gusts are possible.

* WHERE...Arco/Mud Lake Desert, Upper Snake River Plain,
Beaverhead/Lemhi Highlands, Lost River Valley, and
Challis/Pahsimeroi Valleys.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM MST this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles. Unsecured objects may be blown
around.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow squalls will be possible Monday
afternoon and evening with heavy bands of snow leading to near
whiteout to whiteout conditions at times.

Information:
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
BIG LOST HIGHLANDS/COPPER BASIN

Areas Affected:
Lost River Range - Wood River Foothills
Effective: Mon, 2/26 3:05am Updated: Mon, 2/26 2:29pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 2/26 5:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
* WHAT...Snow. Total snow accumulations of up to 4 inches below
7000 feet and up to 8 inches above 7000 feet. Winds gusting as
high as 50 mph.

* WHERE...Lost River Range and Wood River Foothills.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM MST this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing and
drifting snow could significantly reduce visibility.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow squalls will be possible Monday
afternoon and evening with heavy bands of snow leading to near
whiteout to whiteout conditions at times.

Information:
Slow down and use caution while traveling.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1 or by
visiting 511.idaho.gov.

CoCoRaHS (Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network) Station Number: ID-GM-5 Live Lightning Map - USA Boise Skywarn Spotter ID: DO21 AlertID Southwestern Weather Network
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