Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
413 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

IDZ017>025-031-032-181200-
EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY-SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-
UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
CACHE VALLEY/IDAHO PORTION-WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-
BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-LOST RIVER/PAHSIMEROI-
413 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN IDAHO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. CLOUDS OFF THE
PACIFIC WILL ADVANCE ACROSS NORTHERN IDAHO TODAY...REACHING AS FAR
SOUTH AS SUN VALLEY. A LIGHT SHOWER OF RAIN OR MOUNTAIN SNOW MAY
BE SEEN NORTH OF STANLEY. THE MOISTURE DEEPENS TONIGHT WITH RAIN
AND SNOW EXPECTED IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...SNOW LEVEL NEAR 8500
FEET ELEVATION AND ACCUMULATION LESS THAN ONE INCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A SURFACE COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS ABOUT 3 AM
FRIDAY MORNING. THE MAIN PRECIPITATION BAND WILL CROSS THE SNAKE
PLAIN NEAR NOON TIME AND THE CARIBOU HIGHLANDS FRIDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH AND
EAST OF A BURLEY TO POCATELLO LINE. SNOW LEVELS AHEAD OF THE FRONT
WILL BE 8500 FEET...LOWERING TO ABOUT 6800 FEET OF ELEVATION FRIDAY
AFTERNOON. ACCUMULATION WILL BE LESS THAN 2 INCHES IN THE
MOUNTAINS. BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED IN
THE SNAKE PLAIN FRIDAY. ANOTHER DISTURBANCE WILL CROSS THE PAN
HANDLE SATURDAY...WITH PRECIPITATION LIMITED TO AREAS NORTH OF
CHALLIS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WE ASK TRAINED SPOTTERS AND CITIZENS TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT
WEATHER CONDITIONS WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO. THESE CONDITIONS MAY
INCLUDE HAIL...TORNADOES...STRONG WIND...DUST STORMS...SNOWFALL...
EXTREME COLD TEMPERATURES...FREEZING RAIN OR HEAVY RAIN...DENSE
FOG...AND FLOODING OR ICE JAMS. INFORMATION ABOUT THESE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS SHOULD BE CALLED INTO YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN POCATELLO USING THE 1-800 SEVERE WEATHER HOTLINE...OR
208-233-0834.

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