Severe driving conditions in eastern Idaho closes Raynolds, Targhee, and Monida passes

Posted at 7:55 AM, Jan 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 10:00:52-05

The Montana Department of Transportation reports that Raynold Pass and Targhee pass is closed.

Severe driving conditions in Eastern Idaho is the reason for the closure.

The Idaho Transportation Department reports blowing and drifting snow on the roadway forced the closure.

This region is under a WINTER STORM WARNING through Tuesday morning. Addtional snow and strong winds will produce severe driving conditions from Monida Pass on I-15 over to Island Park, ID.

Closures include: Monida Pass on I-15, Raynolds Pass MT 87 and Targhee Pass US 20.

Severe driving conditions from Saint Regis to Lookout Pass is reported by MDT this morning on I-90. Heavy snow and gusty winds is producing dangerous travel conditions for mountain passes on the MT/ID state line.