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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
258 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.ABUNDANT PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST IDAHO
TODAY AND HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED AT HIGH ELEVATIONS IN THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND EASTERN HIGHLANDS. HIGHEST SNOW AMOUNTS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE ABOVE 7000 FEET AS THIS WILL BE A WARM SYSTEM. 2 TO
6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED AT 5 TO 6 THOUSAND FEET WITH OVER 6 INCHES
POSSIBLE ABOVE 6 THOUSAND FEET AND OVER A FOOT MAY FALL ABOVE 7000
FEET. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE SOUTHEAST IDAHO MOUNTAINS SATURDAY
EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT CAN EXPECT DIFFICULT DRIVING
CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY OVER PASSES.

IDZ018-202200-
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/O.NEW.KPIH.WS.W.0010.141221T0000Z-141222T1200Z/
SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...STANLEY...CLAYTON...COPPER BASIN...
BANNER CREEK SUMMIT
258 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...5 PM TODAY THROUGH 5 AM MONDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WITH OVER A FOOT
  POSSIBLE ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...STANLEY...CLAYTON...BANNER CREEK SUMMIT

* OTHER IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND LOW
  VISIBILITIES ON SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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/O.NEW.KPIH.WS.W.0010.141221T0000Z-141222T1200Z/
BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-LOST RIVER/PAHSIMEROI-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...SUN VALLEY...GALENA SUMMIT...
SMILEY CREEK LODGE...ARCO...WILLOW CREEK SUMMIT
258 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM MST MONDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING ABOVE 6000 FEET FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST MONDAY.
THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...5 PM TODAY THROUGH 5 AM MONDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 6000 FEET WITH
  AROUND A FOOT POSSIBLE ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...GALENA SUMMIT...SMILEY CREEK LODGE...WILLOW
  CREEK SUMMIT.

* OTHER IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH LOW
  VISIBILITIES POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

IDZ019-023-025-202200-
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UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...DRIGGS...ISLAND PARK...EDIE RANCH...
MONIDA PASS...ASHTON HILL...TARGHEE PASS...PINE CREEK PASS...
FISH CREEK SUMMIT...GRAYS LAKE NWR...GEORGETOWN...PARIS...
GEORGETOWN SUMMIT
258 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT ABOVE 6000 FEET...

A WINTER STORM WATCH ABOVE 6000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...5 PM TODAY THROUGH 5 AM MONDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 6000 FEET WITH
  AROUND A FOOT POSSIBLE ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...DRIGGS...ISLAND PARK...MONIDA PASS... ASHTON
  HILL...TARGHEE PASS...PINE CREEK PASS...FISH CREEK SUMMIT...
  GEORGETOWN SUMMIT.

* OTHER IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH LOW
  VISIBILITIES POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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