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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Boise ID
850 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...Potent late season winter system...

.A north Pacific storm will move through southern Idaho Thursday
and Thursday night. The storm`s cold front will arrive Thursday
morning, and the snow level will quickly lower to 4000 feet MSL
behind the front. Several inches of snow will accumulate in the
southwest Idaho highlands and southern Twin Falls County Thursday
afternoon and night. In addition, west or northwest winds will
increase to 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 50 mph behind the cold
front Thursday, and will continue to blow 20 to 40 mph through
Thursday night.

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Southwest Highlands-Southern Twin Falls County-
850 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY
TO 6 AM MDT FRIDAY...

* SNOW AMOUNTS...3 to 6 inches with locally 8 inches.

* SNOW LEVELS...8000 feet MSL lowering to 4000 feet by Thursday
  afternoon.

* WINDS...West or northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* TIMING...Thursday afternoon and night following passage of a
  cold front.

* IMPACTS...Travel may become difficult especially on Highway 51
  with reduced visibility due to blowing snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will primarily cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while
driving.

&&

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