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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
313 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

...STRONGEST PART OF CURRENT STORM EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

.A COMPLEX WINTER STORM CONTINUES TO IMPACT THE REGION THIS
AFTERNOON. SO FAR IT HAS BROUGHT FREEZING RAIN, SLEET, AND SNOW TO
VARIOUS PARTS OF THE AREA. TEMPERATURES ALOFT ARE VERY CLOSE TO
FREEZING, AND THEREFORE SOME ADDITIONAL SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN
ARE POSSIBLE. HOWEVER...MOST FOLKS IN THE WARNING/ADVISORY AREA
WILL SEE MOSTLY SNOW THROUGH TOMORROW. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL
OCCUR THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...WITH CONDITIONS IMPROVING EARLY
TOMORROW FOR ALL BUT THE WESTERN MAGIC VALLEY...WHICH WILL BE
LAST TO IMPROVE. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AND WET...LIMITING
SNOWFALL TOTALS SOMEWHAT COMPARED TO THE AMOUNT OF MOISTURE THAT
WILL FALL FROM THE SKY.

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WESTERN MAGIC VALLEY-
313 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
THURSDAY...

* SNOW AMOUNTS...2 TO 6 INCHES SOUTH OF JEROME...AND 6 TO 8
  INCHES NORTH OF JEROME.

* SNOW LEVELS...3000 TO 4000 FEET.

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH...EXPECT NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH NEAR
  JEROME RESULTING IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INTENSIFY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...THEN
  POSSIBLY MIX WITH RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN LATE TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL HAZARD DUE TO ICE AND SNOW-COVERED ROADS...
  ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW NEAR JEROME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A 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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