Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
345 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017


IDZ018-031-212200-
/O.CON.KPIH.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170221T2200Z/
Sawtooth Mountains-Big and Little Wood River Region-
Including the cities of Stanley, Clayton, Hailey, Ketchum,
and Bellevue
345 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

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

* IMPACTS...Moderate to heavy snow and blowing snow will
  continue to create difficult driving conditions above 5500 ft,
  including passes.

* TIMING...Snow above 5500 ft will continue through Tuesday. The
  strongest winds are expected tonight through Tuesday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Above 6500 ft, an additional 3 to 6 inches
  are expected. Between 5500 and 6500 ft, an additional 2 to 4
  inches is possible. Below 5500 ft, expect a rain/snow mix with
  light accumulations of slushy snow possible.

* CONFIDENCE...Moderate confidence in snow levels. Moderate
  confidence in high elevation snow amounts and winds. Low
  confidence in valley snow amounts.

* LOCATIONS...Stanley, Clayton, Hailey, Ketchum, and Bellevue

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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IDZ019-212200-
/O.CON.KPIH.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170221T2200Z/
Upper Snake Highlands-
Including the cities of St. Anthony, Ashton, Island Park, Driggs,
and Victor
345 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

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

* IMPACTS...Moderate to heavy snow and blowing snow is expected
  to create difficult driving conditions above 6000 ft,
  including passes. Road closures are possible.

* TIMING...Today through Tuesday with strongest winds on Tuesday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Additional 2 to 4 inches above 6000 feet.
  Valley locations should stay warm enough to see all rain or
  light slushy accumulations.

* CONFIDENCE...Medium confidence in snow levels. Medium
  confidence in snowfall amounts in high elevations. Low
  confidence in valley snowfall amounts.

* LOCATIONS...Island Park, Ashton, Driggs, Victor.

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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