Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
1257 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

.ABUNDANT PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST IDAHO
SATURDAY AND HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED AT HIGH ELEVATIONS IN THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND EASTERN HIGHLANDS. HIGHEST SNOW AMOUNTS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE ABOVE 7000 FEET AS THIS WILL BE A WARM SYSTEM. 2 TO
6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED AT 5 TO 6 THOUSAND FEET WITH OVER 6 INCHES
POSSIBLE ABOVE 6 THOUSAND FEET AND OVER A FOOT MAY FALL ABOVE 7000
FEET. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE SOUTHEAST IDAHO MOUNTAINS SATURDAY
EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT CAN EXPECT DIFFICULT DRIVING
CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY OVER PASSES.

IDZ018-201100-
/O.CON.KPIH.WS.A.0009.141221T0000Z-141222T1200Z/
SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...STANLEY...CLAYTON...COPPER BASIN...
BANNER CREEK SUMMIT
1257 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...5 PM SATURDAY THROUGH 5 AM MONDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WITH OVER A FOOT POSSIBLE
  ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...STANLEY...CLAYTON...BANNER CREEK SUMMIT

* OTHER IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND LOW
  VISIBILITIES ON SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

IDZ019-023-025-031-032-201100-
/O.CON.KPIH.WS.A.0009.141221T0000Z-141222T1200Z/
UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-
LOST RIVER/PAHSIMEROI-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...DRIGGS...ISLAND PARK...EDIE RANCH...
MONIDA PASS...ASHTON HILL...TARGHEE PASS...PINE CREEK PASS...
FISH CREEK SUMMIT...GRAYS LAKE NWR...GEORGETOWN...PARIS...
GEORGETOWN SUMMIT...SUN VALLEY...GALENA SUMMIT...
SMILEY CREEK LODGE...ARCO...WILLOW CREEK SUMMIT
1257 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT ABOVE 7000 FEET...

A WINTER STORM WATCH ABOVE 6000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...5 PM SATURDAY THROUGH 5 AM MONDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 6000 FEET WITH AROUND A
  FOOT POSSIBLE ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...DRIGGS...ISLAND PARK...MONIDA PASS...
  ASHTONHILL...TARGHEE PASS...PINE CREEK PASS...FISH CREEK
  SUMMIT... GEORGETOWN SUMMIT..GALENA SUMMIT...SMILEY CREEK
  LODGE...WILLOW CREEK SUMMIT.

* OTHER IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH LOW
  VISIBILITIESPOSSIBLE ON SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

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