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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
325 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017


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Sawtooth Mountains-Upper Snake Highlands-
Big and Little Wood River Region-Lost River/Pahsimeroi-
Including the cities of Stanley, Clayton, St. Anthony, Ashton,
Island Park, Driggs, Victor, Hailey, Ketchum, Bellevue, Arco,
Challis, and Mackay
325 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM MDT FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 3 PM this
afternoon to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel is expected to be hazardous in the back country
  and through mountain passes. Now is the time to prepare your
  emergency supply travel kit.

* TIMING...Starting this afternoon with the heaviest snowfall
  during the evening and overnight hours.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 8 inches with accumulations of 7 to 11
  inches above 8500 ft.

* CONFIDENCE...Moderate to High in snow impacts and initial
  snowfall timing; Moderate regarding the timing of when the snow
  will end.

* LOCATIONS...Above 6500 ft of the Upper Snake Highlands,
  including Monida Pass. Above 6500 ft in the Sawtooth Mountains,
  Big and Little Wood River Region, Lost River/Pahsimeroi
  including Galena Summit and Willow Creek Summit with heaviest
  snow falling above 8500 ft.

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.

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