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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
253 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...COMPLEX WINTER STORM CONTINUES OVER SOUTHERN IDAHO...

.LOW PRESSURE PASSING THROUGH NORTHERN UTAH AND WESTERN WYOMING
TODAY AND TONIGHT WILL CONTINUE THE SLOPPY...SLICK...AND SNOWY
CONDITIONS, WITH HEAVY SNOW CONTINUING OVER THE BEAR LAKE BASIN
AND THE CARIBOUT HIGHLANDS. SNOW WILL RE-START DURING THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, AND WILL BE SIGNIFICANT FOR THE
CACHE VALLEY...THE SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...THE EASTERN MAGIC
VALLEY...AND THE SNAKE RIVER PLAIN. THE WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES
FOR THESE AREAS HAVE BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH THE TONIGHT PERIOD.

FOR THE CENTRAL IDAHO MOUNTAINS AND THE UPPER SNAKE
HIGHLANDS...DRY NORTHERLY WIND WILL KEEP SNOW FALL FOR TODAY AND
TONIGHT LIGHT...ONE HALF TO 3 INCHES...EXCEPT AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE
8500 FEET.

IDZ018-031-032-231100-
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SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-
LOST RIVER/PAHSIMEROI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STANLEY, CLAYTON, HAILEY, KETCHUM,
BELLEVUE, ARCO, CHALLIS, AND MACKAY
253 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE...WITH ANOTHER HALF INCH TO 3 INCHES
POSSIBLE FOR TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

IDZ019-231100-
/O.CAN.KPIH.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170124T0100Z/
UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ST. ANTHONY, ASHTON, ISLAND PARK, DRIGGS,
AND VICTOR
253 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND TONIGHT...BUT ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATIONS WILL ONLY RANGE FROM ONE-HALF TO 3 INCHES.

$$

IDZ023-025-232230-
/O.EXT.KPIH.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170124T1300Z/
CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HENRY, SODA SPRINGS, DOWNEY,
LAVA HOT SPRINGS, AND MONTPELIER
253 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST TUESDAY...

* IMPACTS...HEAVY 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...A BRIEF LET-UP THIS MORNING WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A
  RETURN DURING THE LATE MORNING HOURS OF LIGHT SNOW. HEAVIEST
  SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR DURING THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO 6 AM
  TUESDAY WILL BE 3 TO 8 INCHES FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 6500 FEET AND
  6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 6500 FEET ELEVATION.

* CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO HIGH CONFIDENCE ON TIMING. MODERATE
  CONFIDENCE ON SNOW AMOUNTS.

* 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.

&&

$$

IDZ021-232230-
/O.UPG.KPIH.WS.A.0004.170123T1800Z-170124T1200Z/
/O.EXB.KPIH.WW.Y.0009.170123T1600Z-170124T1300Z/
LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF POCATELLO
253 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 AM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATION...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 AM MST TUESDAY. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE SNOWFALL WITH POTENTIAL FOR BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW OVER ROADWAYS.

* TIMING...9 AM MONDAY THROUGH 6 AM TUESDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  WILL BE DURING THE EVENING HOURS...FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
  UNTIL 11 PM TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 5 INCHES ACROSS THE LOWER SNAKE RIVER
  PLAIN. ALONG THE INTERSTATE 15 AND INTERSTATE 86 CORRIDOR WILL
  HAVE THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS...FROM 3 TO 5 INCHES OF NEW SNOW.
  BENCH AREAS IN THE POCATELLO AREA COULD EXPERIENCE 4 TO 6 INCHES
  OF NEW SNOW.

* CONFIDENCE...HIGH CONFIDENCE IN SNOWFALL. MODERATE CONFIDENCE
  IN AMOUNTS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR 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.

&&

$$

IDZ017-232230-
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EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BURLEY, RUPERT, AND HEYBURN
253 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST TUESDAY...

* IMPACTS...MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS AND
  MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY, MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR DURING
  THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL FOR TODAY AND TONIGHT
  WILL RANGE FROM 1 INCH IN THE CAREY AREA TO 4 INCHES IN
  LOCATIONS ALONG THE SNAKE RIVER.

* CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO LOW REGARDING SNOW
  AMOUNTS/PRECIPITATION TYPE AND ONSET OF PRECIPITATION.

* LOCATIONS...BURLEY, RUPERT, HEYBURN, MINIDOKA, SHOSHONE,
  RICHFIELD AND CAREY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

IDZ020-232230-
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UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF IDAHO FALLS AND REXBURG
253 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST TUESDAY...

* IMPACTS...MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS AND
  MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY, MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT.

* TIMING...AFTER A BRIEF LET-UP IN SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL
  RATES WILL INTENSIFY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND PEAK DURING THE
  EARLY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL WILL RANGE FROM ONE HALF INCH TO 3
  INCHES. HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL BE ON THE EASTERN AND SOUTHERN
  PORTIONS OF THE UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN...INCLUDING IDAHO FALLS
  AND REXBURG.

* CONFIDENCE...LOW TO MODERATE FROM FIRTH TO IDAHO FALLS BECAUSE
  OF SNOW LEVELS. MODERATE TO HIGH FROM ATOMIC CITY TO CRATERS
  OF THE MOON.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

$$

IDZ022-024-232230-
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SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CACHE VALLEY/IDAHO PORTION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MALAD CITY, OAKLEY, ROCKLAND, AND PRESTON
253 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST TUESDAY...

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY 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 6 AM MST TUESDAY. HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED
  DURING THE EVENING HOURS TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL FOR TODAY AND
  TONIGHT...3-6 INCHES BELOW 5500 FEET AND 6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE
  5500 FEET PARTICULARLY FOR EASTERN CASSIA COUNTY.

* CONFIDENCE...LOW TO MODERATE BELOW 5500 FEET DUE TO WARM
  TEMPERATURES. ONLY MODERATE ABOVE THAT ELEVATION DUE TO
  UNCERTAINTY ON LOCATION OF HEAVIER MOUNTAIN SNOW.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF MODERATE
TO HEAVY SNOW ALONG WITH BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL
DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

MESSICK


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