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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
1016 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

...HAZARDOUS WINTRY MIX THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.A COMPLEX WINTER STORM CONTINUES TO IMPACT THE REGION THIS
EVENING. SO FAR IT HAS BROUGHT FREEZING RAIN... SLEET... AND SNOW
TO VARIOUS PARTS OF THE AREA. TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE AREA
CONTINUE TO WARM WITH EARLY CONVERSIONS TO RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE EARLY TOMORROW FOR ALL BUT THE WESTERN
MAGIC VALLEY... WHICH WILL BE LAST TO IMPROVE. ANY SNOW WILL BE
HEAVY AND WET... LIMITING SNOWFALL TOTALS SOMEWHAT COMPARED TO THE
AMOUNT OF MOISTURE THAT WILL FALL FROM THE SKY. ADDITIONAL
LOCATIONS WILL SEE PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO
CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO VERY SLICK ROADS.

IDZ016-191415-
/O.CON.KBOI.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170120T0000Z/
WESTERN MAGIC VALLEY-
1016 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

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

* SNOW AMOUNTS...ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES SOUTH OF
  JEROME...AND 3 TO 5 INCHES NORTH OF JEROME. PERIODS OF FREEZING
  RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE AS TEMPERATURES PERIODICALLY WARM.

* 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 CONTINUE TONIGHT...WITH PERIODS OF A MIX
  WITH RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN.

* 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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