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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
235 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...VERY WINDY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING IN SOUTHWEST IDAHO...

.A PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHWEST IDAHO AROUND
MID-DAY TODAY FOLLOWED BY WEST OR NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH
WITH GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH. WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH THIS EVENING.

IDZ014>016-030-312000-
/O.NEW.KBOI.WI.Y.0005.150331T2000Z-150401T0300Z/
UPPER TREASURE VALLEY-SOUTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WESTERN MAGIC VALLEY-
SOUTHERN TWIN FALLS COUNTY-
235 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOISE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR THE UPPER TREASURE VALLEY...WESTERN MAGIC
VALLEY...SOUTHWEST IDAHO HIGHLANDS...AND SOUTHERN TWIN FALLS
COUNTY.

* WINDS...WEST OR NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH.
  STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE IN THE SNAKE RIVER BASIN FROM MOUNTAIN
  HOME THROUGH THE MAGIC VALLEY.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING FOLLOWING PASSAGE OF A
  COLD FRONT. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH WESTERN IDAHO
  AROUND NOON AND SOUTH-CENTRAL IDAHO IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL HAZARD FOR HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLES ESPECIALLY ON
  NORTH-SOUTH ROADWAYS. BLOWING DUST WILL LOCALLY REDUCE
  VISIBILITY.  SMALL BRANCHES MAY BE BLOWN DOWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 30 MPH...
OR GUSTS OF AT LEAST 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$



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