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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Boise ID
305 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Winter Storm Warning for snow issued for Southern Twin Falls
County. Winter Weather Advisory for snow issued for the Southwest
Highlands and part of the Western Magic Valley...

.A Pacific storm system, currently located near the Idaho-Oregon-
Nevada border, is set to continue its journey east, sliding along
the Nevada border where the main focus for snowfall will be.
This system will stall over eastern Idaho, allowing wrap-around
moisture to work into the area for an extended snow event over
portions of south central Idaho.


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Southern Twin Falls County-
305 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for snow, which is in effect until 11 PM MST Thursday.
The Winter Weather Advisory is no longer in effect.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...5 to 8 inches below 5500 feet. Above 5500 feet,
  expect 6 to 18 inches.

* WINDS...West increasing to 10 to 20 mph this evening and 20 to
  30 mph Thursday. This will cause snow to appear to be nearly
  horizontal as it falls.

* TIMING...Light snow will increase to moderate this evening and
  continue through Thursday night. The heaviest snow will begin
  this afternoon and continue through Thursday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Snow will result in dangerous driving conditions,
  and winds will blow snow back onto roads even after they are
  plowed.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means that significant
amounts of snow 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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Southwest Highlands-
305 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* SNOW AMOUNTS...2 to 6 inches. Elevations above 5000 feet will
  see 4 to 10 inches.

* SNOW LEVELS...Snow will reach the ground in all areas. However,
  temperatures above freezing (at elevations below 5000 feet)
  today will limit accumulations at lower elevations.

* WINDS...North 5 to 15 mph today, becoming northwest and
  increasing to 10 to 20 mph tonight.

* TIMING...Heaviest snow will fall through tonight.

* IMPACTS...Snow will result in dangerous driving conditions
  until roads are plowed.

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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Western Magic Valley-
305 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST
THURSDAY...

* SNOW AMOUNTS...2 to 6 inches. Elevations above 5000 feet will
  see 4 to 10 inches.

* SNOW LEVELS...Snow will reach the ground in all areas. However,
  temperatures above freezing (at elevations below 5000 feet)
  today will limit accumulations at lower elevations.

* WINDS...North 5 to 15 mph today, becoming northwest and
  increasing to 10 to 20 mph tonight.

* TIMING...Heaviest snow will fall through tonight.

* IMPACTS...Snow will result in dangerous driving conditions,
  and winds will blow snow back onto roads even after they are
  plowed.

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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