Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
321 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017


IDZ018-031-192200-
/O.CON.KPIH.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170120T0400Z/
SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STANLEY, CLAYTON, HAILEY, KETCHUM,
AND BELLEVUE
321 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL ACCUMULATE ON
  ROADWAYS AND MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY, MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT.
  MOUNTAIN PASSES MAY BECOME EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO TRAVEL.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE ONGOING THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES, UP TO 6 INCHES
  POSSIBLE NEAR MOUNTAIN TOPS.

* CONFIDENCE...HIGH CONFIDENCE ON TIMING AND SNOWFALL AMOUNTS.

* LOCATIONS...STANLEY, CLAYTON, HAILEY, KETCHUM, BELLEVUE,
  GALENA SUMMIT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL,
KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE
OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

IDZ017-022-192200-
/O.CON.KPIH.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170120T0400Z/
EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BURLEY, RUPERT, HEYBURN, MALAD CITY,
OAKLEY, AND ROCKLAND
321 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL ACCUMULATE ON
  ROADWAYS AND MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY, MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT.

* TIMING...MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL BE ONGOING THROUGH LATE THIS
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.
  AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 5 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS.

* CONFIDENCE...MODERATE CONFIDENCE ON AMOUNTS ESPECIALLY ALONG I
  84 BECAUSE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF RAIN.

* LOCATIONS...BURLEY, RUPERT, HEYBURN, MALAD CITY, OAKLEY,
  ROCKLAND, SHOSHONE, RICHFIELD, CAREY, AND SWEETZER SUMMIT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW OR ICE
IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR
IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

IDZ020-021-192200-
/O.CON.KPIH.WW.Y.0007.170119T1200Z-170120T0400Z/
UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF IDAHO FALLS, REXBURG, AND POCATELLO
321 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT
  TRAVEL DUE TO SLICK SURFACES AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

* TIMING...ONGOING THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TWO TO FOUR INCHES. BRIEF PERIOD OF
  FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.

* CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO HIGH CONFIDENCE ON TIMING AND SNOW
  AMOUNTS. LOW CONFIDENCE ON FREEZING RAIN.

* LOCATIONS...POCATELLO...CHUBBUCK...AMERICAN FALLS...IDAHO
  FALLS REXBURG. ...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$



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