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Weather update for Dec. 29

| December 29, 2022 1:00 AM

BOUNDARY COUNTY — North Idaho weather came out in full force the past two weeks with snow, below zero wind chill, rain, melting, flooding and an avalanche warning.’s 10-day forecast for Bonners Ferry includes rising temperatures in the 30s through Sunday. Snow showers are expected on Friday, Dec. 30 with more snow showers to rain in the first week in January.

If wind chills return, authorities advise residents to keep pets indoors as much as possible. Make frequent checks on older family, friends and neighbors during cold weather. Ensure portable heaters are used correctly. Do not use generators or grills inside, as they are a fire hazard.

To sign up for Nixle text alerts from the Boundary County Sheriff’s Office and keep up to date on weather and other emergencies text “83805” to the phone number 888777.

To keep up on county wide alerts check the Boundary County Emergency Information Hotline at: 208-696-2626. Updates to any emergencies in the county, including evacuations and when it is safe to return from an evacuation, will be in a recorded message on this hotline.

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