Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Smiths Ferry (ITD36)

Lat: 44.30107°NLon: 116.08926°WElev: 4603.0ft.

unknown precip

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NA 0 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 1.24 mi
Last update 01 Mar 06:15 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

Cascade ID

Winter Weather Advisory until March 2, 05:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until March 2, 05:00pm

    NOW until
    5:00pm Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers.  High near 34. South wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow after 11pm. Steady temperature around 29. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow before 11am. High near 28. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming southeast after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 12 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow Likely

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers. High near 34. South wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Tonight
Snow showers. Areas of blowing snow after 11pm. Steady temperature around 29. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.
Saturday
Snow showers. Areas of blowing snow before 11am. High near 28. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming southeast after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Snow. High near 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Cascade ID
 44.51°N 116.05°W (Elev. 5000 ft)
3:32 am MST Mar 1, 2024
7am MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 7, 2024
 
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