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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 9:43 AM PST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning in effect until 11 PM PST this evening...

* what... snow and blowing snow occurring. 2 to 3 inch per hour
snow rates have been observed east of Lowell along Highway 12.
Similar snow rates are occurring or will occur for areas around
Elk River and Pierce. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 15
inches, are expected through this evening. Periods of intense
snow rates and dramatically reduced visibility will occur
through the evening hours.

* Where... Elk River, Highway 11 Pierce to Headquarters, Pierce,
Dixie, Elk City, and Highway 12 Lowell to Lolo Pass.

* When... for the Winter Storm Warning, until 11 PM PST this
evening. For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 10 am PST this

* Additional details... travel will be difficult. Winds gusting
as high as 30 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing 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.

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