Current Weather Conditions: Very strong winds north of Hwy 34 and east of Hwy 85 at this time. South and east winds continue to pick up. No snow but reduced visibility due to blowing snow.
Current Road Conditions: Roads are snow packed and icy with drifts and blowing snow. Primary roads are being plowed. Drift areas are closing back up after they are opened.
Visibility: Low to zero as winds increase.
Current Operations: South and east routes are still making progress plowing, northern and eastern routes are trying to keep lanes open as best we can. Focus on next shift will be primary roads. Grader division currently assisting plow routes with emergencies.
Forecast Weather Conditions: Snow has moved out of area, winds are forecast at 50+ mph through 7:00 PM when it should begin to die down.Cloudy and windy. High 34F. Winds NNW at 25 to 35 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 50 mph. Saturday night mainly clear. Low 6F. NW winds at 15 to 25 mph, decreasing to 5 to 10 mph. Higher wind gusts possible. Saturday's precipitation will be 0". Saturday nights precipitation 0".
Forecast Road Conditions:
Roads will have snowpack. Drifting and low to zero visibility expected.