Winter storm warning for heavy snow in Kootenai/Cabinet

logo winter storm warningThe National Weather Service, Missoula, has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow in the Kootenai Cabinet Region, in effect from 5 a.m. Wednesday through 11 a.m. Thursday. Between eight and 16-inches of new snow is expected, with one to two feet likely along Bull Lake Road.

Travel is expected to be very difficult to impossible on Bull Lake Road, Highway 93 from Eureka to Whitefish, Highway 2 from Libby to Kalispell and Highway 37 from Libby to Eureka to Libby.

The hazardous conditions could impact the Wednesday morning and evening commutes. 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 511.