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WWUS75 KPIH 192001
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
201 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Cold Front to Bring Strong Gusty Winds to The Snake Plain and
Eastern Magic Valley Friday...

.A surface cold font will cross the Eastern Magic Valley and the
Upper and Lower Snake Plain of southeast Idaho Friday. Strong
southwesterly winds will develop in the afternoon along and behind
the front, with gusts up to 55 mph possible. High profile
vehicles should be prepared for strong cross winds. Travel will be
further complicated by rain showers mixing with snow showers.

IDZ017-020-021-201100-
/O.CON.KPIH.WI.Y.0023.171020T1600Z-171021T0200Z/
Eastern Magic Valley-Upper Snake River Plain-
Lower Snake River Plain-
Including the cities of Burley, Rupert, Heyburn, Idaho Falls,
Rexburg, and Pocatello
201 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MDT
FRIDAY...

* IMPACTS/TIMING...Strong winds will develop by 11 AM Friday. The
  winds are expected to make driving difficult for high profile
  vehicles and large trucks with light or empty loads. Some
  blowing dust is possible in areas of recent agriculture,
  especially along Interstate 15 from Idaho Falls to Roberts.
  Loose outdoor objects may also be blown around. Travel will be
  further complicated by scattered rain showers mixing with snow
  showers. Winds are expected to begin subsiding by 8 PM Friday
  evening.

* WINDS...Southwest winds increasing to 25 to 35 mph with gusts of
  45 to 55 MPH.

* LOCATIONS...The eastern Magic Valley and all of the Snake Plain.
  This includes Interstate 86 from Burley east to Pocatello and
  Interstate 15 from Pocatello north through Idaho Falls and
  Dubois. Very strong cross winds will affect US 20 from Idaho
  Falls to Arco, Interstate 15 from Idaho Falls to Roberts, and US
  26 from BlackFoot to Atomic City.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A wind advisory means that winds of at least 30 mph are expected.
Gusts over 45 mph are possible. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.

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KSMITH/DMH



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