Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
228 PM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

IDZ018-019-023-025-031-241200-
Sawtooth Mountains-Upper Snake Highlands-Caribou Highlands-
Wasatch Mountains/Idaho Portion-Big and Little Wood River Region-
Including the cities of Stanley, Clayton, St. Anthony, Ashton,
Island Park, Driggs, Victor, Henry, Soda Springs, Downey,
Lava Hot Springs, Montpelier, Hailey, Ketchum, and Bellevue
228 PM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...Snow and Slushy Driving Conditions on Mountain Passes Monday
and Tuesday...

Rain and snow will develop across Southeast Idaho Monday and
Tuesday. Snow levels will lower to around 6500 feet elevation
Monday morning and 6000 feet Tuesday morning. Accumulation of 2 to
4 inches is expected on mountain passes over the next two days.
Some of this will melt or turn to slush during the afternoon hours
with temperatures around 40 degrees. The best time for snow to
remain on road surfaces will be overnight. Difficult driving
conditions are expected on Galena Summit, Banner Summit, Willow
Creek Pass, and most of the passes along the Idaho and Wyoming
border. Be prepared for winter like driving conditions and perhaps
avoiding some of the higher elevation passes if possible.



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