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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
114 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

IDZ018-031-300400-
/O.NEW.KPIH.WW.Y.0023.170330T0300Z-170331T0300Z/
Sawtooth Mountains-Big and Little Wood River Region-
Including the cities of Stanley, Clayton, Hailey, Ketchum,
and Bellevue
114 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 PM MDT THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow, which is in effect
from 9 PM this evening to 9 PM MDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Snow and heavy snow will create difficult travel,
  especially for those traveling along mountain passes Thursday.
  Patches of blowing snow will create reduced visibilities.

* TIMING...Snow will fall mainly in two periods; the first one is
  expected this evening until just prior to sunrise. The second
  will begin late Thursday morning and persist through Thursday evening.
  By Thursday afternoon, and continuing through the evening,
  expect wind gusts in excess of 30 mph.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 to 12 inches.

* CONFIDENCE...Moderate confidence in snow amounts and moderate to
  low confidence in timing of events.

* LOCATIONS...Above 7500 ft, including Galena Summit, Banner
  Summit, Sawtooth Mountain Range, Big and Little Wood River
  Region.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter weather advisory for snow and blowing 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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