Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
322 AM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Sawtooth Mountains-Big and Little Wood River Region-
Including the cities of Stanley, Clayton, Hailey, Ketchum,
and Bellevue
322 AM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Accumulating snow expected Friday along with blowing snow...

An approaching storm system and subsequent cold front will bring
accumulating snowfall Friday. Snow levels Friday morning will be
dropping quickly with snow expected to begin overnight tonight
with increasing intensity tomorrow morning. Accumulations of 3 to
5 inches are forecast at pass level upwards of 8 inches over 8000
ft. Additionally, wind speeds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45
mph will combine to bring blowing snow for those driving on
Galena Summit, Banner Summit and along state highways. Exercise
caution in these conditions and be ready for reduced visibility in
periods of blowing snow.


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