Current Conditions

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WINTER CONDITIONS

IPNF Avalanche Information
Avalanche advisories updated weekly in the winter, information on avalanche awareness classes, avalanche reference materials, and links to other avalanche web sites.

Idaho NRCS Snow Surveys
Snowpack information for all of Idaho.

Idaho Ski Report
Ski conditions service provided by SkiIdaho

Priest Lake Snowmobile Trails Map - From the North Idaho Tourism Alliance
Grooming information provided by the Priest Lake Chamber of Commerce

Snowmobile Trails Map for Kootenai & Shoshone Counties
Snow trail and emergency rescue locations, access routes and groomed trails on the Coeur d’Alene River District.

Kootenai County Snow Grooming Reports

WILDFIRE INFORMATION

  • Closures & Restrictions
    Temporary wildfire-related closures may still be in place to promote public safety for certain roads, trails, and areas impacted by wildfire activity. Find closure maps and orders at our Alerts & Notices page. Visit the Idaho Fire Map for a realtime map of current fire closures across the state.
     
  • Idaho Panhandle National Forests Fire Information
    Fire conditions and fire activity on the IPNF presented by the Coeur d'Alene Interagency Dispatch Center.
     
  • Northern Rockies Incident Information
    Detailed situation reports of fires in the Northern Rockies, plus other fire conditions resources
     
  • InciWeb
    Daily report on the current wildfire situation in the United States
     
  • Missoula Fire Weather
    Fire weather forecasts (weather forecasts that empasize conditions of possible fire danger) for northern and central Idaho and western Montana

AIR QUALITY & SMOKE

Check out these websites for current air quality monitoring and health information related to wildfire smoke:

WEATHER

Detailed forecasts are provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for these areas:

The National Weather Service surface weather observation map provides access to detailed weather observations in the pacific northwest from a variety of sources including SNOTEL, RAWS, METAR and others.

ROADS

Idaho Road Report
Provided by the Idaho Transportation Department; gives year round road conditions for all of Idaho

Kootenai County Snow Grooming Reports

WATER

Idaho Current Streamflow Conditions
USGS streamflow reports for all of Idaho 



Key Contacts


IPNF Public Affairs Officer
Patrick Lair
(208) 765-7211

IPNF Fire Public Affairs
Kary G Maddox
(208) 769-3062


Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center (IPAC)

Sandpoint:

  • Jeff Thompson
    (208) 263-6635
  • Kevin Davis
    (208) 265-6686
  • Eric Morgan
    (208) 265-6674

Coeur d'Alene and Silver Valley:

  • (208) 769-3067

Kootenai Area - Libby, MT: