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NWS-Missoula issues Winter Weather Advisory

National Weather Service-Missoula has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow for the Northern and Southern Clearwater Mountains, Orofino/Grangeville region and Lower Hells Canyon/Salmon River region, as well as other surrounding areas.

It is in effect until 10 p.m. Sunday. A prolonged period of snowfall will create hazardous travel due to low visibilities and snow packed roadways. A total snow accumulation of two to four inches in the valleys and four to eight inches over Lolo Pass is expected.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.

Orofino-elevation 1,040 feet

NWS-Missoula is forecasting snow for Orofino Saturday night with a low around 25 degrees and light north northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent and total nighttime snow accumulation of one to three inches is possible.

Sunday, more snow is expected with a high near 32 degrees and east northeast wind around 5 miles per hour becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent and new snow accumulation of around an inch is possible. Sunday night rain and snow is likely with a low around 28 degrees. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch is possible.

Pierce-elevation 3,241 feet

Saturday, night snow is forecast with a low around 19 degrees and northeast wind around 5 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of two to four inches is possible.

Sunday, more snow is forecast with a high near 28 degrees and east northeast winds around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. The chance of precipitation is 100 percent and new snow accumulation of one to two inches is possible. Sunday night, snow is likely with a low around 18 degrees and calm wind. New snow accumulation of around an inch is possible.


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Window on the Clearwater
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Orofino, ID 83544
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