Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
209 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND WIND CONTINUES UNTIL THIS AFTERNOON...

.WHILE THE VAST AMOUNTS OF WINTER STORM WARNING SNOW HAVE ALREADY
FALLEN...SNOW WILL CONTINUE DURING THE DAY TODAY, WITH 0.5 TO 2
INCHES OF SNOW IN THE FLAT SNAKE RIVER PLAIN AND EASTERN MAGIC
VALLEY, AND 1 TO 6 INCHES IN THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS. WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TO CAUSE DRIFTING SNOW.

IDZ017-021-242200-
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EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY-LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BURLEY, RUPERT, HEYBURN, AND POCATELLO
209 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* IMPACTS...LIGHT SNOWFALL WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW OVER
  ROADWAYS.

* TIMING...THROUGH 3 PM TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...THESE ARE IN ADDITION TO WHAT HAS FALLEN
  ALREADY...1 AND A HALF INCHES OF SNOW IN THE BLACKFOOT AREA TO 2
  AND A HALF INCHES OF SNOW IN THE SHOSHONE- BURLEY AREA.

* CONFIDENCE...MODERATE.

* LOCATIONS...POCATELLO...CHUBBUCK...FORT HALL...BLACKFOOT...
  ABERDEEN...AMERICAN FALLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF IDAHO FALLS AND REXBURG
209 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* IMPACTS...LIGHT SNOWFALL WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL
  ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS AND MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY, MAKING TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW SHOULD END BY 3 PM TODAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...THIS IS IN ADDITION TO WHAT HAS ALREADY
  ACCUMULATED...ONE HALF TO 2 INCHES OF SNOWFALL BEFORE 3 PM. THE
  HEAVIER SNOW IS EXPECTED IN LOCATIONS ALONG THE SNAKE RIVER.

* CONFIDENCE...MODERATE.

* LOCATIONS...IDAHO FALLS, REXBURG, MUD LAKE, ATOMIC CITY AND
  CRATERS OF THE MOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

IDZ022-024-242200-
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SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CACHE VALLEY/IDAHO PORTION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MALAD CITY, OAKLEY, ROCKLAND, AND PRESTON
209 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* IMPACTS...LIGHT SNOWFALL WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL
  ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS AND MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY, MAKING TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT. MOUNTAIN PASSES MAY BECOME EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO
  TRAVEL.

* TIMING...THROUGH 3 PM MST TUESDAY. SNOWFALL RATES SHOULD DECLINE
  SHARPLY DURING THE LATE MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...IN ADDITION TO WHAT HAS ALREADY
  FALLEN...EXPECT ANOTHER 1 TO 6 INCHES OF NEW SNOW. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW...3 TO 6 INCHES...WILL BE FOUND IN THE MOUNTAINS BETWEEN
  MALTA AND OAKLEY. MOST OTHER LOCATIONS CAN EXPECT ANOTHER 1 TO 3
  INCHES.

* CONFIDENCE...MODERATE.

* LOCATIONS...OAKLEY...MALAD...ROCKLAND...HOLBROOK...SWEETZER
  SUMMIT...CONNER SUMMIT AND CITY OF ROCKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HENRY, SODA SPRINGS, DOWNEY,
LAVA HOT SPRINGS, AND MONTPELIER
209 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* IMPACTS...LIGHT SNOWFALL WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL
  ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS AND MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY, MAKING TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT. MOUNTAIN PASSES MAY BECOME EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO
  TRAVEL.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL TAPER OFF RAPIDLY DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...IN ADDITION TO WHAT HAS ALREADY ACCUMULATED
  THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...EXPECT ANOTHER 1 TO 6 INCHES THROUGH 3
  PM. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS...3 TO 6 INCHES...WILL BE LIMITED TO
  AREAS AROUND THE BEAR RIVER RANGE ON THE WEST SIDE OF BEAR LAKE.
  MOST OTHER LOCATIONS SHOULD SEE ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* CONFIDENCE...MODERATE.

* LOCATIONS...HENRY...SODA SPRINGS...DOWNEY...LAVA HOT  ...
  SPRINGS...FISH CREEK SUMMIT...GEORGETOWN SUMMIT...MONTPELIER...
   GENEVA SUMMIT...BORDER SUMMIT AND EMIGRATION PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. MODERATE WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE CREATING
BLOWING SNOW. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

MESSICK



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