Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Boise, ID

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.A STRONG PACIFIC STORM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING MODERATE TO HEAVY
PRECIPITATION TO SOUTHEAST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST IDAHO THIS
WEEKEND. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL RISE SHARPLY TONIGHT AND
PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME ALL RAIN BELOW 7000 FEET MSL BY MIDNIGHT
MST TONIGHT. MOUNTAIN VALLEYS WILL SEE 1 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW
BEFORE THE CHANGEOVER TO RAIN.

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WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IN THE WEST-CENTRAL IDAHO MOUNTAINS
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS. UP TO ONE FOOT
  THROUGH MIDNIGHT ACROSS HIGHER PEAKS WITH ADDITIONAL
  ACCUMULATIONS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* SNOW LEVELS...4500 FEET MSL...RISING TO 7000 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING BEFORE CHANGING TO RAIN.

* IMPACTS...SNOW-COVERED ROADS MAKING DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY
  ALONG HIGHWAY 55 NORTH OF SMITHS FERRY AND WARM LAKE ROAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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