Current Conditions

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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.


IPNF Road and Trail Conditions
Status of selected Forest Service roads, trails, and campgrounds. Updated weekly during the spring and early summer.

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


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

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


Idaho Current Streamflow Conditions
USGS streamflow reports for all of Idaho 


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.

Quick Links


  • Avalanche Conditions

Key Contacts

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

Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center (IPAC)


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

Coeur d'Alene and Silver Valley:

Kootenai Area - Libby, MT: