Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sandpoint, Sandpoint Airport (KSZT)

Lat: 48.29944°NLon: 116.56°WElev: 2126ft.

Lt Snow

32°F

0°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 7 MPH
Barometer 29.71 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 17 Jan 3:15 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NW Dover ID

Winter Weather Advisory until January 17, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 17, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Thu

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 30. Northeast wind around 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Low around 25. Northeast wind 14 to 16 mph becoming southwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow before 4pm, then a chance of snow and freezing rain between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow after 5pm.  High near 30. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Breezy. Snow
    then Chance
    Wintry Mix

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow, mainly after 10pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 28. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly before 10am. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 33. Windy, with a southwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Windy. Heavy
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 30. Northeast wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow. Low around 25. Northeast wind 14 to 16 mph becoming southwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Friday
Snow before 4pm, then a chance of snow and freezing rain between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow after 5pm. High near 30. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow, mainly after 10pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 28. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow, mainly before 10am. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 33. Windy, with a southwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 30. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
M.L.King Day
A 10 percent chance of snow after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NW Dover ID
 48.34°N 116.68°W (Elev. 5118 ft)
3:32 pm PST Jan 17, 2019
3pm PST Jan 17, 2019-6pm PST Jan 24, 2019
 
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