Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
906 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017


IDZ018-031-301200-
/O.CON.KPIH.WW.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-170331T0300Z/
Sawtooth Mountains-Big and Little Wood River Region-
Including the cities of Stanley, Clayton, Hailey, Ketchum,
and Bellevue
906 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT
THURSDAY...

* IMPACTS...Snow and heavy snow will create difficult travel,
  especially for those traveling along mountain passes Thursday.
  Patches of blowing snow will create reduced visibilities.

* TIMING...Snow will fall mainly in two periods; the first one
  is expected this evening until just prior to sunrise. The
  second will begin late Thursday morning and persist through
  Thursday evening. By Thursday afternoon, and continuing
  through the evening, expect wind gusts in excess of 30 mph.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 to 12 inches.

* CONFIDENCE...Moderate confidence in snow amounts and moderate
  to low confidence in timing of events.

* LOCATIONS...Above 7500 ft, including Galena Summit, Banner
  Summit, Sawtooth Mountain Range, Big and Little Wood River
  Region.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter weather advisory for snow and blowing 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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